A drunken grandson has been jailed for a 'vicious' and barbaric' attack on his grandparents in which they thought he was going to kill them. Margrie, aged 26, of Brunswick Place, Dawlish, and formerly of Tweenaways, Buckfastleigh, admitted causing grievous bodily harm to Mr Shannan and actual bodily harm to Mrs Shannan. Read more... ...
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A rescue operation is currently ongoing after a dolphin was found washed up on Dawlish Warren beach this morning. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/live-updates-rescue-attempt-dolphin-2352969
Brian Downie, aged 69, faced a judge over a video link from a secure psychiatric unit accused of killing the 81-year-old. Downie, wearing a smart shirt and jumper and trousers, spoke only to confirm he could hear what was going on over the link from Langdon Hospital in Dawlish. Read more... https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/man-court-accused-murdering-pensioner-2336835
A man who is accused of carrying out a fatal stabbing attack in Barnstaple has been declared as unfit to plead due to mental illness. Doctors who are treating him at the Langdon Hospital in Dawlish told a judge that his mental state was such that he was not capable of entering a plea or taking part in a normal trial. Read more.. ...
Dawlish has woken up to a huge blanket of white sea foam that made the town look like a white Christmas had come early today. See more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/sea-foam-dawlish-turns-town-2323072
A spokesman said: "Owing to forecast heavy storms that can cause waves to over-top the exposed sea wall at Dawlish, CrossCountry services will not operate between Newton Abbot and Exeter St Davids between the start of service and approximately 12.30 on Thursday 13 December. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/flood-alert-part-devon-coast-2322612
Some trains between Exeter and Plymouth have been cancelled because of high tides at Dawlish. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/trains-cancelled-because-high-tides-2318276
It was a busy night in South Devon for police, with several incidents taking place in Teignmouth, Dawlish and Totnes. In Dawlish, a drunk man was spotted running in and out of the road and chasing cars. Officers caught up with him and RDO Lisa Burnett said they gave “strong words of advice and sent him on his way.” Read more... ...
Hunt continues for two men missing in Devon https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/hunt-continues-two-men-missing-2309736