What a complete idiot.
He spent 12 minutes video calling friends and taking selfies on the tracks - even after a near miss He appears to be chatting to friends via video call, when, at around the two minutes and thirty seconds mark, he spots the sleeper train from Paddington and dashes from the tracks. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/man-almost-hit-train-dawlish-6698560
Yesterday, Saturday, the fire service was called to a carbon monoxide incident caused by a resident desperate for warmth and hot food using a gas barbecue indoors. Read more... https://www.dawlish-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=122233&headline=Worrying%20rise%20in%20carbon%20monoxide%20incidents%20and%20fire%20risks%20due%20to%20power%20cuts§ionIs=news&searchyear=2022
£3000 savings ??/ must have money to burn
Tim Hawkins spent seven years being treated at the Langdon Hospital in Devon after being sentenced under the Mental Health Act in 2014 for trying to burn down a church in Somerset. Read more... https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/article.cfm?id=122191&headline=Pyromaniac%20struck%20again%20two%20weeks%20after%20release%20from%20Dawlish%20mental%20unit§ionIs=news&searchyear=2022
Geoffrey Cox, the boss of Southern Healthcare which owns four care homes in Devon (in Exeter, Plymouth, Dawlish and Seaton), says: “We absolutely welcome this news. Visiting is fundamentally important for wellbeing – the residents especially, their families and the staff – after a very harrowing couple of years. Read more... ...
Mr Dancey-Stevenson, from Helston, appeared at Truro Crown Court on Thursday via a video link from Langdon Hospital in Dawlish. Read more... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-60336221
What a load of rubbish, have the councillors got nothing better to do. Who is going to measure the lead? who is going to enforce the rules ? another out of touch with reality decision by the jobsworths. The councillors should be concentrating on more important issues like potholes, anti-social behaviour, vandalism, litter, improvements to the town as dawlish is going down the tubes. Sooner ...
The change, which comes into force from April as part of the new public space protection order (PSPO) for dogs, has been agreed by councillors and will see the maximum length halved from the current two metres. Read more... https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/article.cfm?id=122158&headline=Dogs%20must%20be%20kept%20on%20a%20shorter%20lead%20under%20new%20rules§ionIs=news&searchyear=2022
Councillor Andrea Davis, Cabinet Member for Climate Change, Environment and Transport, said: “The rail station will also be an important asset to support economic growth to the south west of Exeter, as well as Dawlish and Newton Abbot.” Read more... ...