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Great Western Railway’s Night Riviera will be cancelled between Mondays and Thursdays due to a complication with engineering work Read more... https://guernseypress.com/news/uk-news/2022/01/20/london-cornwall-sleeper-trains-disrupted-for-eight-weeks/

Looks like I have my very own tribute act. He/she's not as attractive as me though.

BOO HOO
BOO HOO
20 Jan 2022

A kilo and smokes 40 spliffs a day. The good old uk justice system at its best.

It needs a letter of no confidence in the entire government system. Not just a silly puppet of a prime minister in the pantomime we call parliament.

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
20 Jan 2022

It is safe to say that it has been an eventful week! I’d like to take the opportunity to address the events of this week but also, as usual, talk about some of the various things I have been up to. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/news-opinion/submitted-letter-no-confidence-prime-6520247

'Devastating accidents' in Dawlish spark demand for safer school crossing So far more than 660 people have signed the 's lowing down drivers near Dawlish College' petition launched by Daniella Jordan just five days ago. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/devastating-accidents-dawlish-spark-demand-6505846

Overnight engineering work begins on 24 January to improve the railway line that connects 50 towns and cities across the UK’s south west with the rest of the country. Read more... https://railway-news.com/uk-work-begins-on-rockfall-shelter-extension-at-parsons-tunnel-devon/

Sleeper trains through South Devon will be disrupted by the latest stage of work to protect the exposed coastal railway line at Dawlish, after engineers discovered problems with the ground alongside the line. Over the eight weeks, Network Rail will be working overnight to improve the railway line between Dawlish and Holcombe as part of its £37.4m resilience project to construct a 209m rockfall ...

The petition is a typical knee-jerk reaction.  How, practically five-minutes after the accident, does the originator of the petition know that speed is a factor? Where they there or are they making an assumption based upon the tittle-tattle of contributors from Facebook?

Carer
Carer
16 Jan 2022

Isn't there a zebra crossing there? Also, are kids taught about road safety these days or do they expect everyone to stop in an instant when they cross the road where they want while looking at something extremely important on their phone!

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