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The major plans that will see a section of the Dawlish rail line moved out to sea will be revealed next week. The scheme aims to ensure that the rail line is better protected from cliff falls, land slips and damage caused by the sea during extreme weather. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/network-rail-reveal-plans-see-2944861

Teignbridge District Council on Tuesday morning agreed to put a £4.9m grant from Homes England towards development costs of a new link road in Dawlish. Councillors agreed to complete to funding agreement to draw down the funds and deploy them with Devon County Council acting as delivery partner and commissioning the works so that the project can be completed during 2021. Read more... ...

Dawlish rail investment must be the start of a new transport deal for our region http://www.railtechnologymagazine.com/Comment/dawlish-rail-investment-must-be-the-start-of-a-new-transport-deal-for-our-region

The county has one entry in the top three, two towns in the top ten and a grand total of eight in the top 50. Cornwall also has seven resorts in the new list compiled by researchers from the biggest website for family days out in the UK, Day Out With The Kids. The other Devon towns in the list are Exmouth (20), Dawlish (22), Ilfracombe (26), Salcombe (29) and Teignmouth (46) Read more... ...

Lasting nine months, Network Rail’s work on the Dawlish sea wall begins on Saturday, with phase one running until July 14. No work will then take place during the peak summer season and will restart on September 9, with a scheduled finished date of January 23, 2020. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/vital-dawlish-sea-wall-works-2923801

A court has heard how a far-right extremist from Exeter carried out an arson attack on an historic synagogue. The defendant is currently in secure mental health hospital Langdon in Dawlish, and did not appear in court for a short hearing at the Old Bailey today, May 31. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/far-right-extremist-admits-carrying-2929248

Contributions of up to £5.1m towards phase 1 of the A382 improvements and £4.9m towards a new link road in Dawlish are set to be agreed by the council at next Tuesday’s full council meeting. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/council-cash-needed-vital-link-2918485

There are two round trips each Sunday until September 8, allowing people to take the train from Exeter and Crediton and make a day trip by public transport to Dartmoor destinations other than Okehampton. The buses also offer the opportunity to do a circular trip around Devon, with travel one way via Dartmoor and the other via the main line through Dawlish. In addition, they provide a new Sunday ...

When the sale of eight infamous railway carriages in Dawlish Warren went under the hammer it was feared they would disappear and a modern monstrosity would be built on the land. Paul Placito is co-owner of the site along with his wife Abby, her sister Mitzi Stapleton and her husband Chris who live next door to the carriages and also own the amusement arcade opposite and the ice-cream kiosk ...

Changes to key bus routes across Devon have been announced by Stagecoach following a review of all of its services. It is introducing four new services. The new Hop 222 open top service will link Teignmouth, Dawlish and Dawlish Warren, while the new L bus service will travel every 15 minutes from Pinhoe to Exeter city centre, extending every 30 minutess through to St Thomas, Dunsford Hill and ...

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