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This letter is in today's Dawlish Gazette: "Planning needs a change Wednesday, 11 September 2013 John Wilkinson, of Dare, of Littleweek Lane, Dawlish, writes: I refer to Peter Marsden’s letter in the Dawlish Gazette on September 4. For the last 11 years Dare has been alerting the residents of Dawlish of concerns relating to developers, land owners and inconsistencies of planning ...

11 Sep 2013

Is this the Shutterton Park development to the side and behind Sainsburys?

"does anybody on here actually use the nature reserve or visit the bird hide?" Not me. (responsible dog owner)

1 Aug 2013

But would it be the majority land owner's land should the scheme go ahead? Wouldn't the land have to be bought/leased by TDC in order for the country park scheme to become reality? Further into the article there is mention of compulsory purchase. Approx cost of the country park scheme, according to the paper, is £2.5 million. Money to come via payments from builders who will build the new ...

31 Jul 2013

it also says in the article that this project has "already hit a stumbling block" as "the majority landowner was not interested in working with the council to deliver the open space"

Museum Faces Closure
27 Jul 2013

This has recently been posted on EoD. For a limited time only look out for museum volunteers handing out vouchers for a 2 for 1 offer at the museum or pick up a voucher at the Tourist Information Centre. If you're stuck for something to do during the school holidays entry for a family of 4 is only £2.50 with the voucher (normally £5 ) and children love to see the old toys,games , dolls and ...

Wouldn't it be more effective, in terms of getting people into the town, to have used The Strand Centre?

Town Centre Accident
10 Jul 2013

And as I have said previously perhaps signs need to be put up where the railings end saying "Do Not Cross Here - Danger!" telling people to use the crossing. Better still, the railings should be extended further down towards the crossing.

10 Jul 2013

From today's Dawlish Gazette: " Police urge more care after girl, 9, hurt in collision with car Wednesday, 10 July 2013 by Ellen Grindley A NINE-YEAR-OLD girl was injured in a collision with a car in the centre of Dawlish. The child, from Newton Abbot, sustained a leg injury in the accident which happened on Saturday afternoon at Piermont Place. Since the incident, police ...

8 Jul 2013

@Carer There is no need to shout. Whatever the reason(s), people are crossing that road in a dangerous manner. Given that they are doing so, it seems to me that precautions need to be taken to reduce the likelihood of their continuing to do so. If we have road markings and signs for drivers indicating danger I don't see why we shouldn't have similar for pedestrians. And I have seen ...

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