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Tracie Atkin, 54, of Dawlish, Devon, left her profession and turned down the offer of a new role earning £35,000 a year in order to work at charity Cats Protection. Tracie said: 'I am in a position where I can afford a salary cut and to do something that I really enjoy. Money isn't the be-all and end-all. Read more... ...

Teignbridge Council says dog walkers have reported a person "pretending" to be a dog warden in the Dawlish Warren and Kingkerswell areas. They say the person has been threatening people with fines. "We can assure you our wardens will never ask for cash payment of fixed penalty notices & all our staff will always show council ID." Read more... ...

Alex Hynes, the managing director of Scotland’s railway, said more investment would be needed to future-proof the railway against rising temperatures. Much of its most recent climate change adaptation plan was written in the aftermath of extensive flooding in 2015, including the closure of the Devon-Cornwall line after the track washed away at Dawlish. Heavy rainfall and flooding remain the ...

We have found the towns, villages and cities which have pulled out all the stops to turn Christmas shopping into a fabulous fun event. Whatever you're looking for here are all the times, dates and details you will need to join the fun this winter... The lights switch-on in Dawlish is on November 29 with a lantern parade and the Christmas Market is over the weekend of November 30 and December ...

The black swans were spotted in a canal in Bude on Monday morning by passerby Neale Smith who regularly walks around the popular seaside town snapping pictures of the wildlife. The black swans of Dawlish, in Devon, however have been a draw for tourists for decades and the emblematic birds even feature on the town’s welcome sign. Read more... ...

Large tree down A379 Teignmouth Road from Shaldon up to Maidencombe on to Torquay, awaiting Devon Highways to clear. Please find an alternative route. Police are receiving a high level of calls this morning across Teignbridge with trees down including standing water. Please drive with care.

CrossCountry says disruption expected until 9.30am and Torquay seafront has been closed CrossCountry Voyager trains are unable to operate on the Dawlish line during bad weather because they suffer electrical problems and may short circuit if they get wet, causing onboard safety systems to shut down the train engines. Read more... ...

A drunken woman kicked a policeman on the bottom after downing a bottle of wine in one at the culmination of a three day drinking binge. Police intercepted her and she kicked Pc Michael Elliott on the shins as she was being taken back to the car and jabbed a heel into his bottom once she was inside. She is now working with the mental health service and probation, both of whom have given ...

Roads  in Torbay and Falmouth have been shut due to flooding, as has the rail branch line bewteen Looe and Liskeard - and CrossCountry Trains are once again running a reduced service on the mainline due to conditions at Dawlish. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/local-news/live-trains-cancelled-roads-closed-3481474

In Devon, both the north and south coasts are covered by the alert, which covers everywhere from Hartland Point to Lynmouth in the north and from Start Point to Dawlish Warren in the south. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/flood-alerts-issued-big-waves-3480500