A new booklet detailing walks in and around the Riviera Line from Exeter to Paignton was launched at Dawlish Station this week.
The free booklet has been produced by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership and brings together a selection of six self-guided walks, all starting from and ending at Riviera Line railway stations. Included are walks from Starcross, Dawlish Warren, Dawlish and Teignmouth stations.
It is part of the promotional campaign being run for the line by the Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership as part of the EU Interreg “Citizens’ Rail” project.
Devon law firm Kitsons Solicitors has been unveiled as the new headline sponsor for Teignbridge District Council’s Sports Personality of the Awards.
The Teignbridge, Torbay, Exeter and Plymouth business responded to a plea from the district council which was looking for a new primary sponsor for the annual ceremony which celebrates the best in community sport, physical activity and health.
This year’s Sports Personality Awards will be held on Friday 28 November at the Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren.
The reopening of the walkway between Teignmouth and Smugglers Lane in Dawlish has been delayed until next week, after stormy weather at the weekend damaged the temporary works used to construct Sprey Point ramp.
Network Rail had originally planned to reopen the walkway today, Tuesday 12 August.
Tom Kirkham, project manager at Network Rail, said: “This delay is very frustrating for all of us, not least local residents who I’m sure were looking forward to being able to use the walkway again.
The annual, much anticipated, Dawlish Air Show will take place for the tenth time this August.
The award winning air show attracts over 80,000 people each year who are keen to bask in the glory of the coastline and enjoy the spectacular displays.
The family fun day which will consist of ground attractions and a Pilot’s party will take place on Friday 22nd August, and the air show and live music will be on the following day; Saturday 23rd August.
Dawlish has been the victim of two fires this week, with firefighters being called to both a car and cafe hut fire on Saturday 26th April.
At 6.27pm last night crews attended an incident on Exeter Road after recieving several calls of a car on fire.
A Dawlish appliance was mobilised. The engine compartment was severely damaged by the fire. The crew used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera to extinguish the fire.