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Guy Hamer, 18, from Dawlish, barely knows Craig Dennis, 25, who was lucky to be alive after a horrible accident in North Tawton left him paralysed in June. Guy Hamer will set off on his journey from Penzance tomorrow (Monday, September 2) and aims to do the 253 mile journey across two counties in ten days, finishing at North Tawton RFC, Craig Dennis' 'spiritual home' on Wednesday, September 11, ...

As peak season patrols on some lifeguarded beaches will be coming to an end in early September, the RNLI is encouraging those heading to the coast to make sure that the beach they plan on visiting is lifeguarded. In Devon - Sandy Bay, Exmouth, Dawlish Warren, Teignmouth Hope Cove, Blackpool Sands, Slapton Sands, Thurlestone, and Bigbury on Sea North. Read more... ...

It is understood the man drifted from Sandy Bay and was close to Dawlish Warren by the time he was rescued. Kelly Flook, a PE teacher from Exeter, witnessed the drama unfold. She said the man was in the water for at least 40 minutes - and he was lucky to be pulled out alive. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/rescue-launched-man-inflatable-swan-3250387

Just off the A379 at Cockwood, it's a perfect starting point to explore the glorious, winding coastal walk through Dawlish, Teignmouth and on to Torquay in one direction, and the Exe Estuary walk to Exeter, teeming with wildlife, the other. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/whats-on/whats-on-news/tried-three-devons-best-getaway-3232550

The Devon and Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is currently consulting on a range of proposals that could see eight rural fire stations close, with the mothballing a number of engines and converting fully-manned stations into part-time operations also outlined. THE BELOW STATIONS WILL REMAIN OPEN AND WILL NOT LOSE ANY FIRE ENGINES Axminster, Bampton, Bere Alston, Bideford, Bovey Tracey, ...

David Moore, aged 71, was living at the Palm Court nursing home in Dawlish when he passed away on January 1 this year. A post mortem revealed Mr Moore, a retired airport manager, died as a result of choking, with dementia being a contributory factor. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/elderly-man-choked-death-eating-3227147

The project had been delayed after changes to design standards saw costs spiral, and a bid to the Department for Transport was unsuccessful. Councillor Yvonne Atkinson, who represents Alphington and Cowick, said: “A new station will mean commuters from Dawlish and Newton Abbot can get the train to work in Marsh Barton. This will help alleviate congestion and air pollution. Read more... ...

Serious three vehicle crash closes main seafront route - updates https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/serious-three-vehicle-crash-closes-3206661?fbclid=IwAR15bnY326ir5DDCYd-Sz4DTLTmx5AUHkzgvvG3iFBCM_ZTMemDtC64hXX8

13 Aug 2019

The A379 Teignmouth Road is currently closed both ways between Teignmouth and Dawlish due to a collision. Read more... http://earesouthdevon.com/road-closed-due-to-accident-between-teignmouth-and-dawlish/

Part of Plymouth's Ocean City Blues ‘n’ Jazz Festival has been cancelled after the Met Office issued two severe weather warnings for the whole of Devon and Cornwall. Friday is set to see torrential rain and winds of around 50mph while winds will top 60mph on Saturday. Dawlish Carnival, which goes ahead this weekend, will be making some alterations to the schedule as will Bristol Balloon ...

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