A prolific burglar ransacked homes in Dawlish and Teignmouth before driving 300 miles back home to North Wales. Ian Nash forced his way into four houses and stole thousands of pounds worth of jewellery and family heirlooms. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/eleven-devon-cases-dna-trapped-7785363
A VISION for a new ‘green village’ development of 1,200 homes on the outskirts of Dawlish has been blasted as a ‘joke’ and the ‘utmost folly’ Read more... https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/news/frosty-reception-for-green-village-proposal-570697
THIRTY six years ago the sad story of the longest serving policeman in Dawlish forced to retire after being viciously beaten up by a gang of thugs, made headlines. Read more... https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/news/popular-policeman-was-beaten-up-in-football-club-riot-570632
GWR has advised passengers to "only travel by train if absolutely necessary" and has said that on strike days "an extremely limited service" will operate between 7.30am and 6.30pm. Read more,,, https://dawlish.nub.news/news/local-news/three-days-of-rail-strikes-to-hit-dawlish-156700?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=website&utm_source=sendgrid.com
Network Rail has awarded BAM Nuttall the contract to design a series of “resilience measures” along the line between Dawlish and Holcombe. The scheme, which aims to protect the track from falling debris from the cliffs, will help to keep the South West’s vital rail artery connected with the rest of the UK. Read more... ...
David Hargreaves took the boys to amusement arcades and on swimming trips as he won their trust and friendship. He then persuaded the 12 to 15-year-olds to take part in sex acts with him. Read more... https://www.teignmouth-today.co.uk/news/abuser-who-groomed-boys-at-dawlish-found-guilty-570682
A PAIR of unusual visitors turned up in a Canvey lake over the weekend – two black swans. Black swans have been sighted regularly at Dawlish in Devon, where they’ve become the town’s emblem. Others have been spotted in Stockton on Tees, in County Durham, and Marlow, Buckinghamshire and now Canvey. Read more... https://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/23089390.black-swans-spotted-canvey-weekend/
The Exeter to Newton Abbot railway line is famously one of England’s best-loved stretches of railway, passing the Exe Estuary and the coast, offering stunning views. The rail line was built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in the 19th centrury using local stone that kept the beach intact and blended with the rocks. Read more... ...
A FEW lucky Dawlish folk had an out-of-town experience last week. They were paying a visit to Teignmouth, where some chose to shop in the town and others elected to grab some bargains at the town’s Morrisons store. Read more... https://www.dawlish-today.co.uk/news/shop-shop-the-bus-is-leaving-569654