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When Hazel Kampler bought her seaside flat last year, she was drawn to its perfect vantage point on the idyllic Devon coastline. Fed up with the ‘steel forest’ shrouding her home – and defying her age at 86 – she clambered out of a first-floor window and used all her strength to haul away the planks blocking her view. Now fellow residents at the 44-unit retirement complex in Dawlish, have ...

I guess this means the 187 ?  And I was told by one of their drivers they run two school buses as well.  I don't know what the implications are of needing a PSV licence (maybe they have such a thing already ?).

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
25 Feb 2019

The High Court has approved the Bus and Coach Association’s request for a judicial review application against the Secretary of State for Transport against their failure to enforce the rules that would mean that community buses with more than nine seats would be subject to the same regulations as buses, minibuses and coaches run for profit. Fifteen community bus schemes in Devon could be placed ...

Economic leaders have made a 'we want more' plea arguing that £80million rail works at Dawlish is not enough to secure regional connectivity. Steve Hindley, chairman of the Heart of the South West LEP, said: “It’s been over five years since the railway collapsed, and investment in a resilient, reliable rail connection is crucial to the South West. Read more... ...

Councils in Devon have spent more than £200,000 on award ceremonies since 2015, it has been revealed. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/how-much-devon-councils-spending-2567300?utm_source=devon_live_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=EM_DevonLive_Nletter_Text_Story1&utm_campaign=daily_newsletter

Network Rail has announced community drop-in sessions in Exeter and Torquay to update local communities on ongoing work to improve resilience of the stretch of railway that connects the South West with the rest of the country. Wednesday 27 February – Mercure Rougemont Hotel, Exeter, EX4 3SP from 15:00-18:00 Thursday 28 February – The Grand Hotel, Torquay, TQ2 6NT from 15:00-18:00 Read ...

I take it it's a secret as to which bar it was as it hasn't been mentioned.

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
17 Feb 2019

A man has been arrested after allegedly entering a bar carrying both an air rifle and a knife. The incident happened on Saturday night (February 16) in the Dawlish area, and a man is now in custody. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/armed-police-swoop-dawlish-bar-2554754

Maybe the conversation went something like " The cost for that section could be £61 million to £80 million depending on weather etc,etc."

Daverc
Daverc
16 Feb 2019

They keep talking about "£80 million" but what he said (at least, what he wrote in the local paper) was "up to £80 million". That means "maximum £80 million", doesn't it ?

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