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Dawlish News

large parts of the town centre in Dawlish have been evacuated because of a gas leak. Police and fire crews are at the scene on Brunswick Place, and a 200 metre cordon is in place. Dozens of homes have been evacuated. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-town-centre-evacuation-after-2504109

When the then Prime Minister David Cameron boarded the first train through the seaside town during a two-month round-the-clock operation by the Orange Army to repair the line, he made a £400million promise to ensure the disaster was never to be repeated. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/fiver-years-look-promises-dawlish-2490543

Emergency services are currently dealing with an incident in Dawlish. An eye witness said: "There's an incident on the near estate near Dawlish Sainbury's. "There are four ambulances, police and air ambulance there and it's all blocked off." Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/updates-police-ambulance-called-incident-2502881

It had already been a winter of hellish weather and flooding across the whole of the UK - but that single image of the Dawlish rail line left hanging like washing in the wind, with the sea raging beneath it, is how people across the country will always remember the storms of 2014. People 60ft up above Riviera Terrace, on the Exeter Road, were getting seaweed thrown against their upstairs ...

CrossCountry is reducing its services between Newton Abbot and Exeter St Davids because of the high waves at Dawlish. "Trains will not call at Dawlish and Teignmouth. We anticipate disruption will continue until 18:30." Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/trains-being-cancelled-because-high-2491392

One of the most famous old steam locomotives is heading to Devon this spring - and it promises to be a fantastic sight. Our return journey retraces our route and soon after departure includes equally challenging climbs before we once again skirt the Dawlish Sea Wall as the sun starts to set. After climbing to Whiteball “Tunnel and dashing down past the spot where City of Truro achieved 100mph ...

At present, Teignbridge District Council’s Local Plan target is for 620 new homes a year to be built, which is the minimum number required to meet the local housing need. Of the new homes, 4,230 are required around Newton Abbot, 650 around Bovey Tracey, 215 in Kingskerswell, 385 in Kingsteignton, 340 in Teignmouth, 915 in Dawlish, 435 in Chudleigh and 2,000 around South West Exeter. These ...

A man accused of breaking into a family home has insisted that he met pop star Cheryl at luxury London hotel the Ritz, despite admitting he was "delusional" for thinking she gifted him the property. Coates, who appeared via video link from Langdon Hospital in Dawlish, said that Cheryl's voice had told him to go to the house while he was staying with a friend in Plymouth city centre. Read ...

The Dawlish Heritage Trail has been developed by Teignbridge, with funding from the Coastal Communities Fund and Devon County Council.  Designed for adults and children, the trail has 14 information points. They reveal historic stories which show how the town has been shaped over time to become the friendly, vibrant and cultural town that it is today. Read more... ...

The most technically advanced train of its type in the world, the New Measurement Train (NMT) surveys the tracks and line and is due to return along the Dawlish sea wall to coincide with a severe weather flood warning. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/rare-flying-banana-yellow-train-2443874

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