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Teignmouth Hospital would be sold off when a new £8m health and wellbeing hub is built in the town as part of the Brunswick Street redevelopment. Community clinics would also be provided from the Brunswick Street site, but the specialist outpatients service and the theatre service would be transferred to Dawlish Community Hospital. Read more... ...

The trainline at Dawlish has been closed to services being run by Crosscountry because of the weather. A spokesman for Network Rail said: "Forecasted severe weather at Dawlish is causing disruption to CrossCountry services between Newton Abbot and Exeter St Davids. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/trains-cancelled-dawlish-because-weather-2262807

A drug dealer has been found guilty of murdering an addict who he stabbed with an ornamental carving fork during an argument about money. He attacked and killed drug buyer Matthew Jackson, who had gone to Ablett's squalid bedsit in Teignmouth to purchase £30 worth of heroin. Ablett was well known as a drug user and dealer in Teignmouth and Dawlish, where he had previous convictions for ...

A spokesman said: "In winter, this includes all our car parks in coastal resorts (Teignmouth, Dawlish, Dawlish Warren and Shaldon). So it costs people nothing to park in our car parks on Sundays throughout the festive period and beyond. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/news-opinion/christmas-shopping-free-parking-heres-2192985

All CrossCountry services that use the main railway at Dawlish line have been suspended between 4.30pm and 9pm today (Friday, November 23). The services will not operate due to forecast high winds, which can cause waves to go over the exposed sea wall at Dawlish. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/live-updates-train-services-devon-2253364

Shocking footage shows a group of children dodging huge waves in Dawlish. The video was captured by a photographer earlier this week, in which five schoolchildren run along the seafront wall, getting soaked in the process. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/shocking-footage-shows-children-risking-2243156

12) Dawlish With the lights on taking place November 30 and the Christmas market on December 1 and 2, Dawlish will be feeling wonderfully festive in 2018. After browsing the large selection of stalls, settle in with a warm drink to enjoy some fantastic street entertainment. See more... http://www.devonlife.co.uk/home/christmas/christmas-markets-in-devon-1-5212698

A 62-year-old man has been jailed for five and a half years for running a drug supply operation in Exeter and Dawlish. The judge sentencing him at Exeter Crown Court said he had been shown leeway and understanding by people willing to help him in the past due to his mental health and living problems but he had continued to offend. Read more... ...

The re-routing of the Dawlish rail line closer to the sea will NOT see a popular beach lost to the public. The causeway option would see the line rebuild from the tunnel at Smugglers’ Lane in Holcombe, out on to the beach past Spray Point, and then would curve back in land towards Teignmouth. The option could cost up to £500million but no funding has yet been pledged for the work or a ...

Work gets under way this month to repair and protect the fragile Dawlish rail line. Four breakwaters at Boat Cove, Coastguards Point, Colonnade Underpass and Langstone Rock will be repaired and improved over the next six months. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/work-start-protect-storm-battered-2219404

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