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Fred Holman topped the podium for Great Britain during the first Games hosted in the country - but his life took a sad demise after his success Fred Holman was born in Dawlish in 1883, the son of a baker and one of 10 children. Known affectionately to the swimming community as "our Freddie", he showed an exceptional talent for swimming as a child, winning contests from the age of 11. Read ...

Or it's possible they are going to be centalised, say Land's End or John O'Groats to save a few quid.

The stretch of the A379 through the village is known for pinch-points, especially a narrow section between the pillars and a convenience store, where traffic queues. Councillors were told the works, estimated to cost £70,000 and funded from the local transport plan, would reduce traffic queuing along the narrow sections of the road and encourage sustainable travel. Read more... ...

After a year of uncertainty, the town will be filled with fun, games and decorations from August 14 to 20. Most of the activities will be held outdoors, while others will be welcomed to a bigger marquee and limited ticket sales to make sure social distancing stays possible Read more... ...

Three local companies and several national giants operating in Devon have been “named and shamed” in a government report for breaking minimum wage law. The three companies primarily based in Devon on the list were Southside Cleaning Services of Exeter, Cofton Holidays of Dawlish and Frank H Mann of Torquay. Read more... ...

Maybe, just maybe, its something to do with staff shortages? Or maybe, perhaps, to having the NHS overstretched by the current pandemic so that staff are already at breaking poiint?

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
5 Aug 2021

ON MARCH 19, 2020, minor injury units (MIU) in Dawlish and Totnes community hospitals closed Minor injuries units can treat injuries that are not critical or life threatening, such as cuts, sprains and minor head injuries However, many months later both Dawlish and Totnes MIUs remain closed. The same story is repeated in North Devon hospitals. Read more... ...

Infections, you mean primarily positive results from tests that are not fit for purpose, in my opinion. The sheeple getting tested for the sake of it just furthers the Governments agenda to strip away your freedoms, again in my opinion. You will be happy and own nothing. Welcome to 1984.

‘It’s not acceptable’ said an irate Cllr Martin Wrigley. ‘I’ve raised this with Devon County Council time and time again and it gets absolutely nowhere.’ ,Yep,,,,, Lib dems toothless when it comes to getting things done, however would accept that Torys have more councillors on the county council but unfortunately the rate payers lose out as these groups make politcal decisions rather than ...

The new wall is being built to protect the railway line after a storm in 2014 caused devastation Network Rail, who are carrying out the work, say that work on the second section on the project is progressing well after the concrete panels ranging from 6.09 to 6.69 metres in size and each weighing between 11.55 to 12.95 tonnes have been fitted. Read more... ...

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