Appeal after opportunistic burglary

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 10/06/2016 - 4:33pm

Police are investigating a burglary which took place at a flat on Queen Street, Dawlish, between 10pm and 10.15pm on Friday 30 September 2016.

The suspects entered the property through an insecure door and stole a brown bag, similar to the one pictured, and contents from the kitchen table.

The flat was occupied at the time of the incident and it is not believed that the suspects ventured further into the flat.

The bag contained a pair of Specsavers glasses in a black case, a body fragrance, a red and white bandana and miscellaneous paperwork.

Wellies On Event at Redrow Development in Dawlish

Event Date: 
01/10/2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
The Copse, Shutterton Lane, Dawlish EX7 0PD

Come rain or shine, Redrow is inviting homebuyers to put some wellies on this weekend (Saturday 1st October) to view exciting progress at the award-winning house builder’s new site, The Copse on Shutterton Lane, Dawlish.

Dawlish cracks down on antisocial behaviour

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 09/01/2016 - 1:07pm

A Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) has been introduced in Dawlish, sending out a strong message that antisocial behaviour will not be tolerated.

The Dawlish PSPO is the first of its kind in Devon and Cornwall.

PSPOs are intended to specifically target and deal with specific particular nuisance or problems in a particular area but also ensure the law-abiding majority can enjoy public places, safe from antisocial behaviour.

Proposals to extend Teign Estuary Trail

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:46pm

A public exhibition on proposals to extend the Teign Estuary Trail to Dawlish will be held later this month.

Devon County Council is currently exploring the next section of the Trail and how best to provide links through Dawlish.

The exhibition will be held at the Community Centre on Dawlish Strand, from 12noon to 7pm, on Friday 15 July.

Members of the public will have the opportunity to comment on a number of route options which are being considered and will be on display at the exhibition.

Woman injured in unprovoked attack

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 06/24/2016 - 11:45am

Police are appealing for witnesses following an unprovoked assault in Dawlish on Saturday 18th June.

The incident took place between 9:20 and 10pm.

Two men and a woman left the Mount Pleasant Inn at around 9.20pm on Saturday 18th June and walked up Mount Pleasant Road. When the three went to cross the zebra crossing, a red Nissan Micra drove at the pedestrians in dangerous manners, which lead to the group having to jump out of the way.

The 21-year-old woman in the group suffered a broken ankle following this incident.

Appeal after safe stolen in Dawlish burglary

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 06/22/2016 - 11:13am

A small safe has been stolen from St Mary’s Cottages, Exeter Street in Dawlish.

The burglary took place between 10am and 6pm on Thursday 9th June.

The burglar entered the property through a front groundfloor window, stealing the safe from inside.

The safe is a black ‘Sentry’ fireproof model, about the size of a home printer with a handle and a key lock on the front.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area, and ask the public to be aware than the safe and its contents may have been dumped.

Jewellery stolen in Dawlish burglary

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 06/21/2016 - 4:16pm

Police are appealing for information after a large quantity of sentimental jewellery was stolen from a property in Dawlish.

Several gold and silver rings, necklaces, bracelets and anklets, similar to the items pictured, were taken during the burglary at a property in Badlake Hill on Wednesday 15 June, sometime between 8.10am and 7.20pm. 

A sapphire and diamond gold eternity ring, a ruby and diamond gold ring, a silver necklace with a green Chinese letter pendant and a Rotary gents’ chronograph watch were among the items taken.

Police concerned for missing Dawlish man

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 05/28/2016 - 4:14pm

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for a man missing from Dawlish.

Michael Coldrick, aged 28 and from Dawlish, was last seen in Dawlish town centre at around 1.45pm on Friday 27 May.

Michael also has links to the St Austell area.

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and grey tracksuit bottoms. He is white, around 6ft tall, with dark short hair, a full beard, of stocky build and wears glasses. He may also be wearing a grey hoody with the Animal logo on it.

Devon author writes new history of Dawlish railways

Authored by Exe Reporter
Posted: Tue, 04/05/2016 - 9:05am

Britain’s Scenic Railways: Dawlish 
The Railway from Exeter to Newton Abbot
By Colin J. Marsden

The 21 mile railway line from Exeter to Newton Abbot passes through some of the most beautiful countryside in the country, from Exeter skirting the River Exe, passing the picturesque Powderham Estate and the photogenic Cockwood Harbour before traversing the stunning Dawlish Sea Wall section between Langstone Rock and Lea Mount in Dawlish.

New ‘green’ energy system for leisure centre

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 02/25/2016 - 8:58am

A new renewable energy system has recently been installed at Dawlish Leisure Centre, as part of the much needed upgrade to the building management system.

The new biomass heating system is fuelled by wood pellets, which burn more cleanly than traditional fossil fuels and are practically carbon neutral because they use natural resources.