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Devon County Council’s cabinet has agreed to progress a planning application for the road, between Elm Grove Road and the A379 Exeter Road. Read more,,, https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/article.cfm?id=120830&headline=Plans%20progress%20for%20roads%20project%20supporting%20860%20new%20homes%20in%20Dawlish&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2021

A man from Dawlish who thought he was meeting a child for sex in the woods was trapped by an uncover police sting. After being arrested it was discovered Jowitt had chatted online to other 'children', who were also police. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-man-admits-planning-meet-5657627

We are delighted to announce that Dawlish Museum will be opening to the public on Wednesday 21 July for the first time since September 2019. Since lockdown restrictions eased, the volunteers have worked tirelessly to spring clean and complete the displays. If you enjoy the photos posted on this site you will love the 100's of photos available to view at the Museum. New this year is a ...

A PEOPLE smuggler has been jailed after his yacht ran aground between Teignmouth and Dawlish Teignbridge with eight illegal Albanian immigrants on board Read more... https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/article.cfm?id=120786&headline=Jail%20sentences%20for%20people%20smugglers&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2021&cat=Crime

Luckily our local councillors will put a stop to that.........................

Earlier this year the government confirmed money would be pumped into what's known as the Dartmoor Line, following years of debate after the Dawlish line cut off much of Devon and Cornwall from the rail network in storms in 2014. Read more... https://www.radioexe.co.uk/news-and-features/local-news/okehampton-station-bought-by-network-rail/

I have lived in Dawlish for nearly 2 decades and in that time it has gone from a town to feel proud of to a town showing signs of neglect and increasing rises in crime. A society with a police force who does little to curb the young from being anti social and committing low level criminal acts is in itself committing crimes against society. As they are then complicit in the criminal acts they ...

Lynne
Lynne
3 Jul 2021

@Cassandra - yes I know. But that doesn't mean there isn't any demand for them - which is the point I am trying to make about the housing that gets built not necessarily being the housing that is needed/wanted. @FredBassett - not sure how local people can be defined as living in Bristol and Birmingham. Here's an extract from the newspaper article referred to in the first post on this ...

Cassandra
Cassandra
2 Jul 2021

@Lynne : Bungalows not a priority for builders as they don't make enough money for them

FredBassett
FredBassett
2 Jul 2021

!000 Local people currently living in Bristol and Birmingham who cant afford to buy and cant rent without housing and council tax benifits. How about building some high cost luxury homes for London business owners looking for a move from the city. You know the ones that bring more to the community than fartherless kids, like investment money employment oppertunities and much more.  Just a ...

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