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The A379 Exeter Road in Dawlish is closed this afternoon because of a crash involving a pedestrian and a car. A police spokesperson said: "Police were called at 1pm today to Exeter Road, Dawlish following reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/woman-hit-car-closes-dawlish-3616303

Police latest on man who died after being hit by train in Dawlish Police have confirmed a man in his 20s died after being hit by a train in Dawlish. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/police-latest-man-who-died-3602936

Alexander Lewis-Ranwell was found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity by a jury at Exeter Crown Court and made subject of an indefinite hospital order by Judge Mrs Justice May. He went on a 'whirlwind of destruction' after being arrested twice in the space of three days in North Devon and freed on each occasion by police. He has been staying at Langdon Hospital, Dawlish, during ...

Trains have been stopped after a person was hit by a train at Dawlish. A British Transport Police spokesperson said: "We were called at 12.13pm following a casualty on the tracks." Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/police-confirm-casualty-train-tracks-3599954

A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of a mental health patient who assaulted two police officers who tried to help him as he was being ejected from a pub in Totnes. The 45-year-old is is already subject of an eight-month suspended sentence for setting light to a litter bin. He breached the order once by being drunk and disorderly at Dawlish station, where two off duty mental nurses had ...

The sand was pumped on to the beach two years ago as part of a £14 million flood defence scheme, which raised parts of the beach by up to three metres. Enough sand to fill 100 Olympic swimming pools was pumped on to the beach in what Defra, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, yesterday insisted was purely a cosmetic exercise. Read more... ...

The find was made by the South Devon crime and proactive policing team in Dawlish on Thursday. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/nasty-knife-appalled-police-after-3594145

The Conservative Prime Minister was in the county on Thursday on the election campaign trail and took part in a whistle-stop tour of Devon. He then travelled down to Plymouth for the unveiling of the Nancy Astor statue, before Mr Johnson visited Darts Farm in Clyst St George where he met staff and threw his support behind Simon Jupp, the Conservative candidate for East Devon. Roads can be ...

A pensioner has been sent to a secure ward after he attacked a terrified carer with an axe as she was visiting his home in Tiverton. She only escaped after taking the axe off him, getting away from the house and calling the police and her bosses for help. He will now be treated at a secure ward at Langdon Hospital in Dawlish, after a judge at Exeter Crown Court made a hospital order. Read ...

Moment hoverboard explodes into flames while charging inside family‘s caravan as firefighters issue safety warning to parents The gadget was charging inside a caravan when it started to smoke, prompting the family to rush it outside. Read more... https://stockdailydish.com/moment-hoverboard-explodes-into-flames-while-charging-inside-familys-caravan/

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