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Teignbridge’s new finance chief told councillors of his shock of uncovering £60m worth of debt in the council’s finances. Speaking at Monday’s annual meeting, he said that the debt is made up of £15.5m the council spent on buying the Market Walk shopping centre in Newton Abbot that will eventually have to be repaid, in addition to a further £45m of borrowing that previous administration ...

A crazed knifeman has been locked up indefinitely for smashing through a neighbour’s window and repeatedly stabbing him. The judge made a hospital order, after hearing psychiatric evidence, which will see Miller detained for treatment until he is deemed safe for release. Miller attended the latest hearing via videolink from Langd on Hospital in Dawlish, flanked by psychiatrists and ward ...

An unusual visitor turned up near a beach on the west coast of Scotland recently - a black swan. The species, which originally came from Australia is rarely seen in the wild in the UK and only four others have been sighted in Scotland. In Dawlish in Devon, the bird has become a symbol of the town. Small numbers of the species has been seen in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Stockton on Tees. ...

The Duchess of Cambridge's garden, which was co-designed with landscape architects Andree Davis and Adam White, will move to the Devon Partnership NHS Trust Dewnans Centre after coming out on top in applications from 23 trusts. The RHS will relocate plants and landscaping from the back to nature garden at Chelsea to The Dewnans Centre in Dawlish to create a beautiful green space for patients ...

The rail service between Okehampton and Exeter is due to start next spring; the plan is for the rail link to go all the way to Plymouth via Tavistock, which would make sense as much of the structure is in place, or it could be revived. With the West Country effectively cut off from the rest of the UK when the rail line at Dawlish was swept into the sea in 2014, a second rail link to Devon and ...

A man has been cleared of stalking his neighbour after a three-day trial. The jury was told that Greet was appearing for parts of the trial over video-link from Langdon Hospital in Dawlish because that is where he is currently receiving treatment for mental health issues. Read more... https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/man-cleared-stalking-neighbour-threatening-2876342

Missing Man Dawlish
6 days ago

Please be on the lookout for Jesse Ezre a 34year-old man reported to police as missing from Exeter Road Dawlish and last seen at around 1030hrs today Thursday 16 May. Jesse is described as being white, 5ft 8ins in height of slim build with short curly black hair, a short neat beard, wearing grey cotton jack and jones hoodie with black jeans and black NIKE trainers . Police are concerned ...

Laura and Luke Woodward were walking their dogs on Dawlish beach when they first saw a number of jellyfish washed up. Then they spotted the baby shark struggling in the shallows and went to help it back out to sea. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/baby-shark-stunned-jellyfish-attack-2864528

A two-year-old child is receiving specialist care after being found on their own in Dawlish Warren on Saturday morning. A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: "Enquiries are ongoing to establish when the child can be returned to their parents. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/police-called-after-child-2-2857670

Wednesday 22 May 3.30pm - 7pm Dawlish Methodist Church Hall