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A man who was at the centre of a 28-hour rooftop standoff with police causing £40,000 worth of damage has appeared in court and admitted two criminal charges Galloway was beamed into the court room via video-link from Langdon mental health hospital in Dawlish in Devon. Read more... https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/truro-tile-throwing-rooftop-stand-2787605

BBC gardening presenter Toby Buckland explains why a few minutes in nature can really help Some call it ecotherapy, others know it as the world's oldest medicine.  Whether it's stepping into landscape or cultivating a garden, returning to the real world is so instantly beneficial to human health. Toby, 49, lives with his wife Lisa, a writer, and their three children in Dawlish - just a ...

Planners on Tuesday morning gave the go-ahead for the 108-seat big wheel. People will have views from the 18 gondolas over the Exe Estuary from the Funder Park amusement park, on the grassy part of Beach Walk Owner of the amusement park, Shaw Wallis, told Teignbridge District Council’s planning committee that the big wheel would create jobs, revenue for the council, and that they would provide ...

Dawlish sea wall plans to protect railway for the next 100 years approved despite fears it could 'destroy town’s charm' Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-sea-wall-plans-protect-2766781

Officers from the Serious and Organised Crime team, the Force Support Group and local Neighbourhood team forced entry to a number of properties in Dawlish, Teignmouth, Newton Abbot and Chudleigh and seized a quantity of class A and B drugs, together with cash, weapons, motor vehicles and jewellery. Read more... ...

The £30m Dawlish sea wall recommended for approval despite fears 'it will destroy town's charm' Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/30m-dawlish-sea-wall-recommended-2736716

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Fears that new Dawlish sea wall will make flooding issue worse Protesters claim the planned new Dawlish Sea Wall - which will be the height of two double decker buses - will actually make flooding problems worse in the seaside town. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/fears-new-dawlish-sea-wall-2732984

Seaside towns in the South West need help reinventing themselves, with a mixed package including better transport links, better access to higher education for young people and better internet connectivity, a House of Lords report has claimed. The committee said that many seaside towns and coastal communities were in desperate need of improvements to transport, housing and broadband. The ...

Police chiefs are asking for millions of pounds extra cash to deal with ‘the busiest summer ever’ with the anticipated rise in visitors to Devon and Cornwall because of Brexit. They pointed out that the force is only funded to manage the 1.7m residents of the two counties, but not the extra 11 million tourists to Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly each year, with research showing road ...

Twelve in court charged with multiple drug offences after raids in South Devon Four from Dawlish Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/twelve-court-charged-multiple-drug-2709826

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