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You put tons of concrete onto permeable SANDSTONE that is soaked with sea water and the pressure of winter storms  and you are surprised it starts to give. I think building structures on soft foundations was never a good idea. I believe it may even be mentioned in the bible. Still you can bet someone is still going to make even more money from this cock up.

Forecasters have said some bus and train services could be affected and coastal areas, such as Plymouth and surrounding areas such as the Dawlish stretch of the Plymouth to Exeter line, are likely to affected by spray and large waves. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/met-office-warns-70mph-gusts-3732111

A pensioner was stamped to death in the street outside her house by her mentally ill partner in the midst of a psychotic episode. Downie appeared at Truro Crown Court via video-link from Langdon Psychiatric Unit in Dawlish for sentence on April 5 after previously admitting a manslaughter charge . Read more... ...

Trainee solicitor found not guilty of raping woman he took on date in a speedboat Jurors heard allegations that Ridgewell-Manson sexually assaulted the woman repeatedly and raped her at least once after she had made it clear she would not have sex on a first date. The next day she sent him texts then went to the police. Read more... ...

10 Jan 2020

A lawyer raped a woman on after taking her on his father's speedboat while they were on their first date, a court heard. The trainee solicitor smoked cannabis and drank lager with her at Dawlish Warren beach in Devon, Exeter Crown Court heard. Read more... https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7871375/Lawyer-raped-sexually-assaulted-woman-taking-date-fathers-speedboat.html

Just before the Christmas break, engineers discovered the sandstone base underlying the concrete foundations was failing. The headache could potentially add millions of pounds to the project’s costs. Read more... http://www.dawlishnewspapers.co.uk/article.cfm?id=110262&headline=FOUNDATION%20FEARS%20PUT%20SEA%20WALL%20WORKS%20ON%20HOLD&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2020

Bowlers in Teignbridge have been left fearing that potential changes to leases could drive their clubs out of business. Peter Sweet, treasurer and greens manager for the Marina Bowling Club in Dawlish, said: “If it is forced upon us to take over the maintenance of the green once our lease expiries, we do not have the finance or the age of membership to carry out that responsibility. Our ...

If you drive along the A380 on the approach to Haldon Hill, particularly around dawn or dusk, you will often see plenty of deer grazing. But thirteen deer have been killed and at least eight people injured, two seriously, as a result of collisions between the animals and vehicles on or around Haldon Hill. Read more... ...

Urgent Appeal For Woman, 29, Missing From Torquay Devon and Cornwall Police are concerned for the safety of Yewande Kotun, who has been a missing person since 30th December 2019 and was last seen in Torquay. She also has links to the Dawlish area. Yewande is described as a black female, 29 years old, 5'5, of slim build, with shoulder length black hair. She was last seen wearing a cream coat, ...

A second round of consultation over Network Rail’s plan to realign the railway track between Holcombe and Teignmouth and move it further out to see will begin later this month. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/more-details-revealed-plans-move-3703166

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