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A so-called ‘bin tax’ on new-build households will be introduced in Teignbridge from April 1. From April 1, anyone moving into a new-build house would be charged £80 per property for a full set of containers, which would be the residual waste bin, recycling boxes, food waste container, indoor food caddy and reusable paper sack. Read more... ...

A unique steam train is to travel from London to Penzance and back to Plymouth to commemorate the Mayflower 400 celebrations. "The route will cross the picturesque Dawlish sea wall, before crossing the edge of Dartmoor to Plymouth, then across Brunel's famous Tamar Bridge, through Truro down to Penzance and some great views of St Michael’s Mount. The Mayflower will then return to Plymouth in ...

The Devon Low Carbon Energy and Transport Technology Innovator (DELETTI) project is being led by Devon County Council to install electric vehicle charging points and aims to accelerate the uptake of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles through providing additional and improved charging infrastructure. Car parks in Exeter, Barnstaple, Sidmouth, Exmouth, Honiton, Seaton, South Molton, Ilfracombe, Dawlish, ...

Ambitious plans for a new centre to tackle violent crime have been unveiled in a joint £1m project between Devon and Cornwall’s Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner. The new approach is laid out in papers being presented today Friday February 7 at a meeting of the Police and Crime Panel in Plymouth. Shaun Sawyer and Alison Hernandez say they want to invest £1m in an innovative ...

A homeless man who was living in a World War Two pillbox carried out a smash and grab raid on a phone shop to get money to feed his drug addiction. He was due in court for shoplifting at phone shops in Exeter when he broke into the Go Mobile shop on the Strand in Dawlish and stole more than £11,000 worth of stock. Read more... ...

James Brooks, 41, of Dawlish, was a member of a gang who got "large sums of money" from cocaine and cannabis. Brooks, of Park Road, received the longest sentence of the 13 men, being handed 12 years for drugs offences, and 13 years for aiding and abetting 13 counts of rape. Read more... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-51355785

4 Feb 2020

A violent organised crime gang who spread fear and misery in Dawlish and Teignmouth have been jailed for a combined total of 105 years. Police say the group – known by locals as ‘The Geordies’ - exerted significant influence and control within Dawlish and Teignmouth and used violence and coercive tactics to maintain a criminal operation valued at £1million. Read more... ...

Teenage boys were beaten up and hospitalised after a night of violence in Teignmouth at the weekend involving a gang allegedly carrying knives. Police have confirmed that they are investigating two separate incidents in Woodway Road at around 11.15pm on Saturday night in which one boy was knocked unconscious and another was headbutted. All of the guests were asked to leave and one mother ...

William Kelly was put on the sex offenders’ register in 2018 when he admitted spying on women from a loft space at a holiday park in Dawlish. It meant he was required to tell police about his movements. He was put on the register for five years by Newton Abbot Magistrates after he was caught naked in a loft space above the female showers at a holiday camp at Dawlish while filming naked women ...

Motor-mouth TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson has weighed into the debate over the future of the Teignmouth and Dawlish rail line in typically controversial style. He said: "Yes, the track is vulnerable. In 2014 it was destroyed by a storm and, while it was being repaired, Cornwall was effectively cut off from the rest of the country. "But this bit of track, designed and built by Brunel, is ...