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A homeless teenager who was bullied into drug dealing by the notorious Dawlish Geordies gang has been jailed. Police who picked him up on Cathedral Green in Exeter found a message on his phone telling him to do as he was told or 'I'm getting my pals up from Dawlish'. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/teen-dealer-bullied-notorious-geordies-3890309

A wealthy family have swapped their luxury villa in Morocco for a 'poor holiday' in a caravan near Dawlish for a brand new reality TV series. Episode 2 will show wealthy Cheshire entrepreneur and former footballer's wife, Jude Cisse, who will be taking her four children and mum Christine to a caravan park in Dawlish, a little bit different to their privately staffed villa in Morocco. Read ...

It's been a tough year for the famous black swans at Dawlish - but within days of Storm Dennis washing the breeding pair's eggs and nest away the nine spirited survivors are nest-building again. Now the two Cobs (male swans) have moved down to Tuck's Plot and the wardens are clearing the surrounding paths of debris after the deluge. Read more... ...

Dawlish is famed for its black swans, but today sad news has been shared that one of them has had its eggs washed away during Storm Dennis. Last May the future of Britain’s most famous black swans were said to be under threat after a string of dog attacks left just one breeding pair. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/storm-dennis-washes-away-eggs-3853795

16 Feb 2020

So sad the black swans nest and eggs were washed away.

@1263 I did wonder when i drove past today and saw 3 police officers talking to people in the Lawn.

A ‘tourism tax’ to help protect Teignbridge’s coastal areas and make sure facilities keep pace with high visitor numbers could be introduced in time for this summer. The voluntary donation which would help fund conservation and tourism related projects, would apply to hotels, holiday parks, B&Bs and Airbnbs within one mile of the coastline. Teignbridge, which has beaches at Shaldon, ...

Network Rail are installing a bigger sea wall in Dawlish, Devon, to protect the coastal railway line, as well as the iconic footpath that runs beside it, from the sea and on 9 February the resilience work reached a significant milestone as the first new panels, which form the main structure of the wall, were erected despite storm Ciara. Read more... ...

A public consultation over proposals – aimed at simplifying the network, offering earlier and later journeys to meet shift patterns and to improve reliability of connections – has been launched Route 2 Exeter • Newton Abbot – review of timetable to improve reliability. Potential of late journeys on a Saturday night. Potential improvement of Sunday frequency to half-hourly over summer months; ...