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Cllr Prowse: “ ...............There had been a misunderstanding with the inclusion of Holcombe Beach and the Ness Beach being included in the Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) and it had been confirmed that they would not be.” Cllr Clemens :”.........TDC  Executive. Approval was given for the writing of the Public Spaces Protection Order for the Control of Dogs in Teignbridge. We have ...

Controversial plans to add two Teignbridge beaches to the list that dogs are banned from during summer months will be re-examined by councillors. Included in the order would be starting the beach dog ban start on April 1, rather than May 1, bringing all beaches into line with Dawlish Warren. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/two-more-beaches-could-added-2211948

They are planning to reshape the seawall along Marine Parade to deflect the waves back to the sea, whether that will work remains to be seen.

leatash
leatash
11 Nov 2018

I think it's very complicated the Warren spit protects the Exe estuary and the population that lives along it including March Barton building islands at sea may alter the way sand moves and ends up at The Warren. The problem is as a general rule of thumb joe blogs knows little or nothing about how these things work i include myself in that analogy and because of the complex nature of the way the ...

Calamari
Calamari
11 Nov 2018

@leatash I'm surprised that they haven't done the same as they have got at Sidmouth. A couple of artificial islands to help take the power out of a stormy sea.

leatash
leatash
10 Nov 2018

The same problem with that old line a lot of it is now in private hands there was a interesting program about it a few nights ago and the general feeling was it would be nearly impossible to reinstate it. The bridges are no longer fit for trains and miles of the old track bed is now a cycle path with some stretches in private hands and one section now has houses on it the solution in my mind would ...

wondering
wondering
10 Nov 2018

So there is no answer to it then ..just wait until the line is totally washed away.  Line westwards would end at Dawlish Warren for Dawlish.   Best get the Okehampon line open to get to Plymouth and  Cornwall.

leatash
leatash
10 Nov 2018

The cost of building a new single track line on the flat is in excess of 8.1 million per km and a inland route certainly wouldnt be flat  i would imagine a up and down line would be required then there would be land to acquire i would imagine that could take 20+ years by then we may all be up to our knees in sea water.

wondering
wondering
10 Nov 2018

As for their idea of putting the line nearer the sea has to be the most bonkers idea!

leatash
leatash
10 Nov 2018

With the onset of climate change it's only going to get worse you ain't seen nothing yet people worse is yet to come.

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