The linked story was dated 28 June 2022!!! A bit late putting it on here.
HM Coastguard helicopter from St Athan has been sent to the scene along with Exmouth and Teignmouth RNLI lifeboats and Dawlish Coastguard Rescue Team Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/live-dawlish-warren-coastguard-lifeboats-7267573
This minute of Starcross Parish Council isn't dated but as it refers to a 2012 DCC Highways proposal I guess it also dates from the same time. Starcross Parish Council http://www.starcrosspc.org.uk › UserFiles › Files PDF Starcross as well as people travelling through the village. It is recognised that the building of a by-pass ...
Wasn't a by-pass proposed about 30 years ago and the villagers said they didn't want it?
‘ Dispatches: Britain’s Water Scandal’, will air tonight (Monday 29.8.22) on Channel 4 at 7.30pm.
A bypass would be good but not sure where it would be placed. The pillars can cause traffic jams but not sure if it would help if they were removed. Traffic lights could be the solution, they work in Kenton.
So....I get that pedestrian safety is a concern in that area. But everyone living around here knows that it is a bottle neck in terms of traffic and that widening the pavement would only aggrevate the traffic congestion. The portico sticking out into the road doesn't help but I think it is listed so therefore it cannot be removed. Starcross needs a by-pass. Especially with all those new houses ...
VILLAGERS in Starcross have reacted with relief that a trial pavement widening scheme in the village is not planned to go ahead Read more... https://www.dawlish-today.co.uk/news/village-pavement-widening-scheme-is-abandoned-560796