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MP Anne Marie Morris took the fight to save Teignmouth Hospital from closure to the Houses of Parliament last Tuesday. Mr Argar replied after listening to her concerns about the consultation procedure and her call for him and Secretary of State Matt Hancock to intervene and stop the ‘automatic closure’ of Teignmouth Hospital and ensure a ‘proper consultation’ was held on the future of the ...

When toilets were constructed in a new building at Orchard Manor School in Dawlish in 2016, they were incorrectly connected directly to a surface water drainage system, instead of the public sewerage network. The school has since closed the toilets and will reopen them when the issue has been rectified. It is understood that there was a blocked toilet issue at the school before Christmas. ...

PEOPLE with Covid in Devon, who are over 65 or are clinically extremely vulnerable, are being encouraged to ask their GP about using a potentially life-saving device at home to check their blood oxygen levels are not getting dangerously low. Margaret Butler, 76, of Dawlish, also used the device in February after her local GP practice suggested it. Read more... ...

Firefighters had to rescue two Devon walkers who got themselves waist-deep in a sticky situation. A 999 call was made at around 12.50pm today to reports of two people stuck in the mud on a public footpath on farmland in Mamhead, near Dawlish. At the time of the call, they were stuck in the mud up to their knees, but when firefighters arrived they had sunk deeper Read more... ...

THE BOSS of a group of Devon care homes is calling on the government to set out when and how families will be able to visit residents more effectively once again. Geoffrey Cox is the managing director of Southern Healthcare, which has four homes in the county. Read more... https://www.inyourarea.co.uk/news/dawlish-care-home-boss-calls-for-clarity-as-lockdown-restrictions-ease/

Network Rail have submitted a scheme to install a 210m long rock fall shelter at Parsons Tunnel North, as well as providing additional safety netting on the cliffs If approved, the proposals, which are subject to funding confirmation from government, will see construction starting in August with the work expected to take around a year to complete. Read more... ...

Mum Rebecca Searle was out walking with her two kids and dog at Dawlish Warren earlier today when they made the grisly discovery. 'It's gross but, at the same time, you just can't stop looking at it' Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/another-huge-conger-eel-found-5046398

Teignmouth and Dawlish Police have rejected rumours that there have been multiple dog thefts in the area, despite comments on social media sites referring to alleged incidents. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/police-respond-dog-theft-rumours-5043605

A rowdy drinker armed himself with a knife-like garden tool after getting involved in a row in the pub. He left the pub but returned a few minutes later armed with a garden tool saying he needed to protect himself and had felt 'humiliated'. Staff took it off him before police were called. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-warren-drinker-armed-himself-5039336

After an interval of over six years, members of Dawlish & District u3a in Dawlish, in Devon have welcomed back representatives of the Devon Air Ambulance to their monthly meetings. Devon Air Ambulance is now a familiar presence in the community, perhaps one that is sometimes taken for granted, but Tony reminded everyone how it came into existence: Read more... ...