Teignbridge residents will soon be able to enjoy a vast, new 65-acre countryside park – about the same size as 26 rugby pitches – at Dawlish.
Teignbridge District Council will celebrate the opening of the new Dawlish Countryside Park on the outskirts of Dawlish near Sainsbury’s, on Sunday 3 September by putting on a free event for the whole community. “A Family Day Where Dogs Can Play!” will be a fun-packed day for all ages to enjoy, whether or not you have a dog to bring with you.
A Devon taxi driver, who stood up for an elderly couple being preyed on by gang of rogue traders, has been honoured with a Hero Award.
Chris Smith, 37, owner of Black Swan Taxis, Dawlish, was awarded the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Hero Award at their annual conference on Wednesday 28 June.
He was nominated by the Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service for his ‘outstanding contribution to consumer protection’ when he intervened to prevent doorstep traders from ripping off an elderly couple in March.
The South West’s largest gathering of hot-rods, muscle cars and American classics – including Cadillacs, Chevrolets, Jeeps and trucks – returns to Cofton Holidays near Starcross just outside Exeter from 30 June to 02 July for a weekend of music and entertainment, food, fun and competition.
Cofton Holidays, the multi award-winning holiday park near Dawlish, South Devon, has taken its green credentials to new heights with the launch of a state-of-the-art biomass hub that will provide heat and hot water to Cofton’s 4,800 sq ft leisure and dining complex, its cottages, major shower and toilet blocks.
Cofton Country Holidays, the multi award-winning holiday park near Dawlish, South Devon, has received official confirmation that it will receive one of the highest accolades in the world of camping and caravanning at the AA’s Caravan and Camping Awards on 20th March.
The holiday park, which has 450 caravan and tent pitches, including over 50 hardstanding pitches, will receive its AA 5 Pennant Gold accreditation at the official ceremony and could be in line for one of two other awards, which include AA Regional Campsite of the Year for the South West and AA Campsite of the Year.
The creation of a brand new natural recreational area and haven for wildlife in Teignbridge has begun, after the first spade was put in the ground on a £250k project to create the new Dawlish Countryside Park.