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The EA reports: “Dawlish Warren is a small holiday resort where many holiday and mobile homes are located on low lying ground beside the Exe Estuary and bisected by the Shutterton Brook. A mainline railway embankment protects the site from routine tidal flooding but many properties are at risk should the embankment fail or be overtopped in extreme conditions. Read more... ...

Proposals for the section between Holcombe and Teignmouth in Devon are aimed at preventing the line being blocked by falling rocks from cliffs. People had been concerned the move might mean the loss of Holcombe beach. Part of the line at Dawlish, which runs along a stretch of beach, was washed away in fierce storms in 2014, leaving much of Devon and Cornwall without a railway connection to ...

Lidl opening on 30th January.

Everything you need to know about the Dawlish train line's past - and its future The sight of trains chugging along the sea wall has been a common one in Dawlish since the line opened in 1846. It is also a crucial link for train services from Devon into and out of Cornwall. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/everything-you-need-know-dawlish-3746186

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Why a 'Dawlish avoiding' train line in the South West won't happen The injury to a passenger after a wave smashed the windows of a train travelling past Dawlish has once again re-opened the debate about whether there needs to be a rail line that avoids the sea. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-avoiding-train-line-south-3746866

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One person has been injured and travel disrupted after waves smashed the glass of a train window while on the main rail line through Devon. A spokesperson said: "The windows were smashed before the train reached Dawlish - passengers were immediately moved to other carriages - and the service carried on to Paignton." Read more... ...

The A379 Exeter Road in Dawlish is currently closed due to an accident involving two cars. Two vehicles are involved in the incident, and the road is closed in both directions. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/live-updates-main-dawlish-road-3739446

Flooding is possible - be prepared Read more... https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/target-area/113WACT1B?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn

Forecasters have said some bus and train services could be affected and coastal areas, such as Plymouth and surrounding areas such as the Dawlish stretch of the Plymouth to Exeter line, are likely to affected by spray and large waves. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/met-office-warns-70mph-gusts-3732111

A pensioner was stamped to death in the street outside her house by her mentally ill partner in the midst of a psychotic episode. Downie appeared at Truro Crown Court via video-link from Langdon Psychiatric Unit in Dawlish for sentence on April 5 after previously admitting a manslaughter charge . Read more... ...