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Stupid is as stupid does.

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
3 weeks ago

Shocking footage shows a group of children dodging huge waves in Dawlish. The video was captured by a photographer earlier this week, in which five schoolchildren run along the seafront wall, getting soaked in the process. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/shocking-footage-shows-children-risking-2243156

12) Dawlish With the lights on taking place November 30 and the Christmas market on December 1 and 2, Dawlish will be feeling wonderfully festive in 2018. After browsing the large selection of stalls, settle in with a warm drink to enjoy some fantastic street entertainment. See more... http://www.devonlife.co.uk/home/christmas/christmas-markets-in-devon-1-5212698

b.o.liking and wondering I hope you have deep pockets, why? You seriously need to see the pre railway maps of Dawlish, Dawlish Warren and Starcross, the majority of developed areas were marshland.  There were even flat bottomed boats that brought goods up to the bridge at Secmaton Lane for Secmaton Farm!  This means that anything below Barton Terrace would revert to marsh, as would the Dawlish ...

wondering
wondering
3 weeks ago

Will have to stop the line at Dawlish Warren for Dawlish.  Chucking money at the wall to be washed away is crazy.  Open an inland line to Newton and yes Okehampton- Plymouth makes sense.

b.o.liking
b.o.liking
3 weeks ago

Reopen the okehampton line ,you cannot avoid or beat nature.

A 62-year-old man has been jailed for five and a half years for running a drug supply operation in Exeter and Dawlish. The judge sentencing him at Exeter Crown Court said he had been shown leeway and understanding by people willing to help him in the past due to his mental health and living problems but he had continued to offend. Read more... ...

But it still doesn't say anything about protecting the line at Dawlish itself.

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
15 Nov 2018

The re-routing of the Dawlish rail line closer to the sea will NOT see a popular beach lost to the public. The causeway option would see the line rebuild from the tunnel at Smugglers’ Lane in Holcombe, out on to the beach past Spray Point, and then would curve back in land towards Teignmouth. The option could cost up to £500million but no funding has yet been pledged for the work or a ...

Work gets under way this month to repair and protect the fragile Dawlish rail line. Four breakwaters at Boat Cove, Coastguards Point, Colonnade Underpass and Langstone Rock will be repaired and improved over the next six months. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/work-start-protect-storm-battered-2219404

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