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A leading doctor has said the decision to ease lockdown restrictions without proper testing was "terrifying". Rosie Toom is a self-employed foot practitioner from Dawlish in Devon who was first tested on 3 May after developing symptoms. More than 10 days later she's still waiting for the results. Read more... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-52667137

TEIGNBRIDGE is among the councils across Devon that have warned the £33 million extra from Government still isn’t close enough to plug their funding gaps with ‘a huge black hole of debt emerging and we are plunging headfirst into it. Read more... ...

It has long been rumoured that Adolf Hitler had a mansion with 1,600 acres of land earmarked in the county as a potential British HQ, had he won the war. The luxurious mansion boasted a galleried hall, four reception rooms, 10 bed and dressing rooms, four bathrooms and a spacious ballroom with a ceiling decorated with signs of the zodiac. Brigadier Sir Ralph Rayner brought home Hitler's ...

Allan, 55, finished the £15,000 project during lockdown — 18 years after he started. A winch at the top of the 109ft track hauls a wagon carrying him and wife Rachel, 50, from the road to their three-bed bungalow in seven minutes. He dug out 150 tons of soil by hand and built retaining walls in Dawlish, Devon. Read more... ...

The size and scale of the new Dawlish sea wall can be seen as the recurve panels have begun to be the installed. The £30m scheme along Marine Parade aims to protect the railway for the next 100 years aims to improve the long-term resilience of the railway linking Devon and Cornwall to the rest of the UK. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/what-new-30m-dawlish-sea-4068725

The owners of Geralds supermarkets in Dawlish have recorded their video diaries as they help the community during Covid-19 A Very British Lockdown: Diaries From the Frontline will be shown at ITV at 8pm today (Tuesday). Customers open the front door in tears to the Geralds' delivery vans. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/small-devon-supermarket-tells-very-4065023

£1.75 million mansion loses 80ft garden in landslip Prior to this, previous owner Nick Skilton who built the property also lost 80ft of land at the bottom of the garden when it fell into the sea in 2007. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/local-news/five-buildings-most-risk-cliff-4049763

People have called from all areas of Teignmouth, Dawlish and beyond, and we even had a call from Scotland from a daughter worried about her mother in Teignmouth. Read more... http://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/article.cfm?id=119005&headline=More%20than%20400%20calls%20to%20coronavirus%20helpline%20in%20Teignmouth&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2020

Park-and-ride stations, new cycling and walking routes, and road improvements are all included in the plan setting out 110 different planned investments in transport infrastructure across Devon by 2030. TEIGNBRIDGE: Dawlish Link Road - New £4.2m road linking A379 to Secmaton Lane Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/devons-plan-110-major-transport-4034692

Assistant Chief Constable Glen Mayhew said: ‘As we look to the bank holiday weekend I wish to be clear with our message which is stay at home and do not undertake travel that isn’t essential. My officers will continue to be visible in our towns and cities, and we will police the roads. Read more... ...