Thirty Dawlish businesses have joined the campaign ‘Get here on the Riviera Line’ launched by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership’s Citizens’ Rail project. Window stickers encourage visitors to shops and cafes to travel there by the train on the line which runs from Exeter to Torbay through Dawlish.
David Force, Chairman of Dawlish Chamber of Trade, said, “The Dawlish Chamber of Trade is proud to be associated with this positive initiative. Dawlish shops and businesses are ready and prepared for a bumper summer season and welcome the support from the Citizens’ Rail Project in...
Dawlish Carnival week is one of Devon's largest seaside carnivals, taking place over 7 days during August. Lots of free fun and entertainment for the whole family!
The Grand Carnival Procession will take place on Friday 16th August. The route runs for about 2½ miles through the town centre and the procession itself can reach up to over a mile in length - taking 1 - 1.5 hours to pass! The fun starts around 7.00pm.
There are many activities - many of them FREE to take part in - and events happening in and around Dawlish during Carnival week.
Two Devon projects have been recognised by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West.
The awards were presented at the ICE Annual Project of the Year Awards in Bristol.
The Community Award was presented to the Exe Estuary Trail project, a cycle and walking route that extends over 16 miles set within the beautiful and sensitive backdrop of the Exe Estuary, on Devon’s south coast. It was described by judges as ‘an excellent example of a civil engineering project which benefits the community in a number of ways’
This year the judges also felt that a very high...
7.30pm £3 at the door to imclude refreshments. HEALING AVAILABLE at 645pm - 715 and 845pm - 915
Guiding Light is 'Not for profit' supporting local charities. Our Spiritual evenings are held at 'The Hedley Way Centre'. Follow the brook from the town to the main car park near the rear of the Hospital. We are just over the bridge in the Manor Gardens on the corner of Brook Street.
Bookmark our website : http://guidinglightdawlish.webs.com/ Join our Facebook group at 'Guiding Light Dawlish' https://www.facebook.com/groups/Guidinglightdawlish/...
A new booklet aimed at encouraging great scenic train journeys along the Riviera Line between Exeter to Paignton and promoting Dawlish & Teignmouth has been published.
The free booklet has been produced by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership and brings together ideas for great days out in Exeter, Dawlish, Teignmouth, Newton Abbot and along the English Riviera. Walks from stations are also featured including the Exe Estuary Trail and Agatha Christie Mile in Torquay.
The booklet also promotes South Devon events along the Riviera Line in 2015 including the Dawlish Arts...
Blazing sunshine set the tone for the Exeter Tri Club Tristars Aquathlon, which took place at Dawlish Leisure Centre on Sunday, as part of the club’s aquathlon series. The record books were broken from the club’s junior representation alone – seeing a total of 14 ETC juniors competing across the Tristart to Tristars (7-13) categories, many for whom this was their debut performance.
First off in the Tristars 1 category were Austin Crow and Jacob Price. Jacob put in a strong first performance, setting the benchmark for future events, while Austin put in a magnificent run after a...