Dawlish

Appeal after Dawlish man sprayed in face with chemicals

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 01/31/2017 - 5:17pm

At around 2.30pm on Monday 30 January 2017, two men approached a man in his 50s, close to the junction with Lawn Hill and The Strand. 

The man, who is an employee of a nearby shop, was taking the weekend takings to be banked.  He was sprayed in the face with a substance and the cash was stolen by these two men.

The offenders made their way from the scene on foot, running up Lawn Hill, turning left on to High Street before turning right again and running up Orchard Gardens.  The offenders were followed by one or two young men on push bikes.

Drop-in session ahead of construction phase of Dawlish beach management scheme

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:19am

Residents and interested parties are invited to find out more about the construction of a scheme aimed at reducing the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe.

The public drop-in session takes place on Thursday 26 January, 3pm to 8pm, at Mount Pleasant Inn, Dawlish Warren.

It will give residents the chance to find out about the £14 million Dawlish beach management scheme which gets underway this month, and how the Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council are working together to complete the project by September.

Fundraisers plan 50-mile step into Christmas

Authored by FORCE Cancer Charity
Posted: Tue, 12/20/2016 - 5:38pm

A group of fundraisers will step into Christmas this week by walking 50 miles all through the night to support two local charities.

They plan to set out from Exeter at 1pm on Friday and will walk to Exmouth and back, on to Dawlish and finish in Exminster on the morning of Christmas Eve.

All they want for Christmas is decent weather and plenty of support and sponsorship for their chosen causes – FORCE Cancer Charity and Dream-A-Way.

Man dies following collision on A379

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 12/12/2016 - 1:25pm

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and a pedestrian that left one man fatally injured.

Stephen McKay, from Newton Abbot, was fatally injured in the collision which happened on Thursday 1 December 2016.

Police were called at around 3pm following reports of a collision between a man in his 50’s and a Citroen Picasso on the A379 at Holcombe, Dawlish.

Pedestrian critical after collision on A379

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:17am

Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision between a car and a pedestrian that has left one person with serious, life threatening injuries.

Police were called at around 3pm following reports of a collision between a man in his 50’s and a Citroen Picasso on the A379 at Holcombe, Dawlish.

A number of road closures were put in place as paramedics and Air ambulance attended. The Air ambulance landed by the Smugglers Inn and the injured man was taken to Derriford Hospital with serious life threatening injuries, where he remains in a critical condition.

Green light for Dawlish Countryside Park

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 11/15/2016 - 3:54pm

A new countryside park for the local community has been given the go-ahead today on land between Exeter Road and Eastdon Woods north of Shutterton Lane in Dawlish.

Proposed by Councillor Price and seconded by Councillor Mayne, Teignbridge Planning Committee unanimously approved the change of use planning application for the new countryside park which will provide a natural recreational area for local people to enjoy now and into the future.

Teignbridge swim spots among the best in the country

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 11/09/2016 - 12:52pm

Swimming spots in Teignbridge have reached bathing water quality standards with six ‘excellent’ ratings and one rated as ‘good’.

Teignbridge has welcomed the 2016 results of water testing at more than 400 outdoor swimming spots in England – called bathing waters - published today by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

This is great news for beach-goers who can be assured that Teignbridge’s bathing spots are among the best in the country.

Devon crash leaves man critically injured

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 11/07/2016 - 12:46pm

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Torquay which left a man critically injured.

Emergency services were called just before 2.30pm on Friday 4 November 2016 following the collision between a black Vauxall Agila, a grey Citroen Berlingo and a multi-coloured Mercedes skip lorry on Beechfield Avenue, Torquay.

Teignbridge helps make parking easy

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 11/07/2016 - 8:49am

Residents and visitors can now pay for parking by smartphone or card payments after Teignbridge District Council invested in the latest technology across its car parks.

Customers can now use cards and smartphone payment methods as a further convenient way to pay as well as paying by phone or using cash.

Work is also taking place to install 14 new machines in 11 car parks and upgrade 48 machines in the remaining 25 pay and display car parks across the district to allow payment by card, as well as cash at the machines.

Hoteliers Walk-the-Walk to support SW Coast Path

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 10/13/2016 - 8:00am

One of the most renowned family hotels in Devon, Langstone Cliff, will be taking on 10.9 miles of the South West Coast Path on Sunday 30th October to help raise vital funds for its popular public path.

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