Pete Wilby TriathlOn

Local triathlon club receives vital funding from Swimathon Foundation

A local triathlon club has received vital funding from Swimathon Foundation.

Pete Wilby TriathlOn, applied for the grant as part of Swimathon Foundation’s second Covid-19 Relief Fund, announced in February, to mitigate loss of income whilst pools are closed.

The Teignmouth organisation coach juniors and adults in triathlon and open water swimming, and cater for beginners...

Teignmouth and Dawlish people urged to join online discussion on health services

There’s still time to join one last online discussion and ask questions about a proposal for changing the way health services are delivered in the Teignmouth and Dawlish area.

That’s the message from the NHS in Devon as its formal consultation on reshaping community services passes the halfway mark.

The consultation, which started on 1 September, will end on 26 October, and...

Don’t miss your chance to ask questions on the NHS consultation in Teignmouth and Dawlish at the final online public meetings

Local people can quiz local doctors and senior NHS managers during the final online public meetings as part of a consultation on services in the Teignmouth and Dawlish area.

Between 1 September and 26 October 2020, Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking people to consider its proposal for local services in Teignmouth and Dawlish, given that a new £8million Health and...

Award-winning business defies coronavirus and is set to open first shop in Teignmouth

With the sun shining and tourists out in full force, the team at The Drifting Bear Co , an award-winning, local creative business, will open their first bricks and mortar shop, ROAM, in Teignmouth on Monday 24th August.

While the doors to the Northumberland Place shop were set to open on Easter weekend, COVID-19 had other ideas. Not ready to give up on their dreams, the company...

Dawlish drop-in session provides insight into plans to protect vital railway artery to the South West

Network Rail’s South West Rail Resilience Programme held its first community drop-in session last week (Tuesday 30 October) to update residents and the local community on ongoing work to improve the resilience of the railway between Dawlish and Teignmouth in Devon.

The event, held at Dawlish Methodist Church, saw hundreds of people attend over the course of three hours, in which...

Find out more about plans to protect vital railway artery to the South West

Network Rail is holding a series of community drop-in sessions this autumn to update residents and the local community on its ongoing work to improve resilience of the railway between Dawlish and Teignmouth in Devon.

Three community drop-in events will be held in Dawlish, Holcombe and Teignmouth on the following dates:

• Wednesday 7 November - Teignmouth Library - 19A Fore St,...

Immediate step to protect vital railway ‘artery’ in the south west to start in November

Repairs to four breakwaters, which protect the coast from the force of waves, will begin in November to immediately improve protection for the Dawlish sea wall and the railway running along the coast.

The work is expected to take six months and community events will be held in Dawlish, Teignmouth and Holcombe in the coming weeks for local communities to find out more.


Visit South Devon appoints acting general manager

Visit South Devon has announced the appointment of Sarah Stride as acting general manager for the next 12 months. Sarah takes over the post from Stephanie Cherrett, who is taking adoption leave for the coming year.

Stuart Longrigg, Chairman of Visit South Devon, commented: “Stephanie has been a great asset to us over the past four years. She has helped establish the organisation as a...

Luke Friend

Devon's singing sensation Luke Friend is starting his first ever solo UK tour at the Barrelhouse in Totnes on Saturday April 18th!

This will be the first tour since the X Factor tour.

He recently released his debut single and music video 'Hole in My Heart'. It's said to be about unrequited love.

Doors open at 7pm, show starts 8pm.

Tickets: General - £12.50 VIP: £49.00 (ticket, soundcheck party, Q&A with Luke, meet and greet, merchandise goodie bag)

For tickets contact the venue directly at the number below:

01803 863000

Luke preparing for stardom despite failing to win top spot

Luke Friend is preparing for stardom, despite failing to reach the X Factor final.

The 17-year-pld from Teignmouth failed to secure enogh votes to go through to last night's sing off but despite that he is still being tipped for the top.

And among those singing his praises have been a number of celebrities.

Elli Goulding, who dueted with Luke, from Teignmouth, on...