The seafront and railway line at Dawlish Dawlish's famous black swans swim in the Brook in Dawlish Town Centre The Manor House The Bowling Green and Lawn, Dawlish Dawlish railway station The breakwater at Dawlish Boat Cove, Dawlish Beach huts on Dawlish promenade Cockwood harbour Dawlish Warren Views along the beach at Dawlish Warrne Dawlish Leisure Centre The Brook, Dawlish

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Street Art Competition

Street Art Competition

From 7 Aug 2020 to 28 Aug 2020

Draw something eye-catching. The artists with the best designs will be invited to a Paint Event at the Skate Park in Dawlish. Send in your design on the theme ‘Energy and Diversity’ on a piece of A4 paper together with your name, age, home address, & email contact details to Dawlish Town Council at The Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish, EX7 9AP. Open to all ages under 18 If aged under 16, please get permission of your Parent or Guardian to enter, & please include their contact details too.

Full details of the competition

Temporary Traffic Regulation Order withdrawn

From 5 Aug 2020 to 19 Aug 2020

The TTRO for parking bays on The Strand has been withdrawn. Please see the attached press release for further information.

Press Release

Virtual Dawlish In Bloom Results

Virtual Dawlish In Bloom Results

From 7 Jul 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

When the lockdown for the Cov-id 19 pandemic was announced in March it was initially unclear what would happen to Dawlish in Boom 2020 after several very successful years of operation, and as this was Dawlish Garden Society’s 160th anniversary year. The Mayor of Dawlish, Cllr Alison Foden and Dawlish Garden Society came up with an inventive solution, so the competition was not cancelled. They decided to hold a ‘Virtual Dawlish in Bloom Competition’ for 2020.

Full details of the results

Parking Consultation for Social Distancing

From 22 Jun 2020 to 1 Jul 2020

The Town Council has proposed measures to make social distancing easier and assist local businesses during the reopening phase of Cov-id 19. The press release include full details of the proposals and a parking restrictions consultation.

Press release in full

Take part in the parking consultation survey

Press Release - Network Rail Resilience

From 5 Jun 2020 to 24 Jun 2020

Dawlish Town Council has released a statement in respect of the proposals from Coastguard to Colonnade which can be viewed in the attached file.

Press Release

First Remote Meeting of Dawlish Town Council

From 1 May 2020 to 7 May 2020


The first remote meeting of Dawlish Town Council will take place on Wednesday, 6 May at 7 p.m. You can watch the meeting by following the instructions listed on the front page of the agenda.

Town Council Agenda

Virtual Dawlish in Bloom

Virtual Dawlish in Bloom

From 28 Apr 2020 to 31 May 2020

Lockdown Garden Competition Gardens will be judged via digital photos. Categories: front garden, back garden, & window box and container plants. Enquiries to: Entry forms closing date: Sun 31st May 2020 with support from Dawlish Garden Society

Dawlish in Bloom Poster

Online entry form

Coronavirus - Helping Dawlish

From 28 Apr 2020 to 27 May 2020

Dawlish Town Council and a number of local volunteer and church groups have teamed together to provide information on the Covid-19 virus and what those in isolation can do to obtain food deliveries and other essential items. Visit or view the Facebook page for more information - @helpingdawlish You can donate on this website using the paypal link or ringing 01626 863388... More >>

Download document (pdf)

About Helping Dawlish - Video

Easter Bonnet Competition Results

Easter Bonnet Competition Results

From 23 Apr 2020 to 16 May 2020

Easter Bonnet Competition Winners! Cllr Alison Foden the Mayor of Dawlish was delighted to remotely award certificates and prizes to the Easter Bonnet Winners and Runner Ups. All entrants received a certificate for their hard work. There were some amazing creations. Congratulations to: Under 5s Winner Max Runner Up AJ Over 5s Winner Mason Runner Up Bea Look out for our next Mayoral competition!

Pictures of the winning entries

Manor House and Riverside Centre Closure

From 17 Mar 2020 to 27 Apr 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s news conference and the latest COVID-19 advice on the 16th March. DAWLISH TOWN COUNCIL has made the decision to close The Manor House & Riverside Centre from (17/03/20) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. All users are being advised; if you have any questions about classes or groups, you should contact the organiser of that group for further information about your activities. Please stay safe everyone and follow the advice.

Dawlish Town Council Civic Award

From 4 Feb 2020 to 9 Mar 2020

Dawlish Town Council is seeking to present a Civic Award to an individual or local group for services to the Parish and people of Dawlish. ... More >>

Civic Award 2020 Nomination Form

Events Guide 2020

From 9 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020

Dawish and Teignmouth Town Councils are currently compiling events information for the Dawlish, Dawlish Warren and Teignmouth Events Guide 2020. It is free to have an entry for an event in the guide. If your organisation is running a community event in Dawlish, Dawlish Warren or Teignmouth in 2020 please complete a form and return it before the end of January 2020.

Event Guide Form

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