In my opinion, the railway collapse at Dawlish was purely down to the railway companies lack of maintenance to the sea wall. You only have to walk along the beach from Dawlish to the Warren to see large, deep cracks and base sections of concrete that have worn away along the sea wall below the railway line. British rail was not purchased by private companies to make a better and more reliable ...
Yes, the weather would seem to be to blame for the erosion, hopefully the Dawlish councillors can spend a little money on refurbishing the War Memorial. They don't seem to have any problems spending thousands on less worthy causes.
Brook still backed up due to the blockage at the entrance to the sea for the last few weeks! as of last night. http://dawlish.com/thread/details/45158
Interesting reading, even from the DM. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-3822518/Cycle-lanes-lunacy-built-Britain-causing-gridlock-pollution-maddest-thing-empty.html
Hopefully the Brook exit to the sea will be cleared by then, still blocked 04th Oct 2016.
A few pics eggs and cygnet taken 03 Oct 2016.
Really, well I must live in a different Dawlish to the one they are talking about!
Taking a walk through The Lawn yesterday evening and the usual site of our infamous drinking club at the shelter by the tourist info centre partaking in their usual consumption alcohol. You can have as many signs/notices as you like, but those it is intended for will ignore them. As to enforcing the notices. Well you need the police for that and we know how thin on the ground they are. As I ...
All the best to James in Rio.
After reading the link it would seem the developers handed over nearly half a million pounds to Teignbridge council in 2015 to open up a green area as requested under the SANGS agreement. If this is the case why was there an issue with people moving in to the homes if it was the council who had not set aside the land? From what I have read Redrow had satisfied there side of the agreement. Where ...