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An apology has been issued after a planning officer told councillors that mortgage industry won’t provide mortgages to homes which have gypsy and travellers pitches within their allocation boundary. Rosalyn Eastman, Business Manager for Strategic Place, said then that gypsy and traveller pitches were required to be delivered off-site as the council had been told by the mortgage industry that ...

A seafood processing firm has begun flying some of its products to Vietnam to be processed because it can’t recruit enough workers. 60 per cent of the firm’s workers come from the EU.  The business features in a BBC Inside Out South West show about the end of freedom of movement after Brexit. BBC reporters also talk to a Romanian nurse who started working in UK care homes 11 years ago, ...

There will be light in Dawlish after the county council agreed to keep managing the street lights in Sea Lawn Terrace. As part of the policy and to reduce costs, the council will no longer retain responsibility for street lights in private roads, and will instead seek to transfer lights to those responsible for the private roads, unless it is in the public interest for Devon to maintain them. ...

A mental patient stabbed a complete stranger to death with a Spider-Man knife in Barnstaple Tesco Extra car park after he ‘fell through the cracks’ in the health system, a court was told on Monday (January 7). Gale, aged 50, of Rackfield Court, Barnstaple, is accused of murder. He is now being treated at Langdon Hospital in Dawlish and has been assessed as unfit to plead. Read ...

Anne Marie Morris MP has been reselected to represent Newton Abbot at the next General Election and says she will continue to push for a Brexit to take back control of our sovereignty and borders Vital work to ensure the railway between Dawlish and Teignmouth is made more resilient to extreme weather is due to take place in 2019 and plans for major improvements for the seawall at Dawlish will ...

A crew from Dawlish was called to a south Devon caravan park after a hoverboard first began to smoke, then exploded into flames while being charged. The hoverboard was under an awning just outside the caravan, meaning if it hadn't been spotted the whole van could have gone up in flames. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/video-catches-moment-hoverboard-explodes-2394312

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A drunken grandson has been jailed for a 'vicious' and barbaric' attack on his grandparents in which they thought he was going to kill them. Margrie, aged 26, of Brunswick Place, Dawlish, and formerly of Tweenaways, Buckfastleigh, admitted causing grievous bodily harm to Mr Shannan and actual bodily harm to Mrs Shannan. Read more... ...

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A rescue operation is currently ongoing after a dolphin was found washed up on Dawlish Warren beach this morning. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/live-updates-rescue-attempt-dolphin-2352969

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