Dawlish Town Council

The Manor House
Old Town Street
Devon EX7 9AP
Tel: 01626 863388

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Christmas Cygnet Sponsorship

From 6 Dec 2019 to 19 Dec 2019

Christmas Cygnet Sponsorship For two weeks only we have a special Christmas Cygnet Sponsorship available. For £20 a special Christmas cygnet sponsorship certificate and gift card (optional) is available. The sponsor's name can also be displayed at the waterfowl compound. Christmas sponsorships will be dispatched by Friday 20th December 2019 (last posting date). By sponsoring one of the cygnets born in 2019 on Dawlish Water the investment makes a very real contribution to the care and well being of all the waterfowl.

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UPDATE: Dawlish Christmas Market

From 29 Nov 2019 to 2 Dec 2019

It is with regret that we have taken the decision to cancel the Saturday Christmas Market. Having reviewed numerous weather forecasts, there is likely to be sustained winds of 24mph and gusts of up to 35-40mph. Inflatables are not allowed to be operated above 25mph and in the interests of vendors and the public alike, the decision has been taken to cancel the market. ... More >>

Christmas Light Switch On and Christmas Markets

From 18 Nov 2019 to 2 Dec 2019

Christmas Light Switch On - Friday 29th November 4.30pm – 6pm Street Market and Festive Fundays Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December 11am - 4pm Thre Lawn and the Strand, Dawlish. Free rides, entertainment, inflatables, live music and lots more!

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Mayor's Children's Christmas Party

From 18 Nov 2019 to 29 Nov 2019

Cllr Alison Foden The Mayor of Dawlish's Children's Christmas Partyat the Strand Centre after the light switch on, on Friday 29th November 6pm to 7.30pm. Tickets are £3. Party will include music, magician and ballooner modeller, party tea and a visit from Father Chirstmas and a speical friend! Tickets available from the Manor House Reception 9.30am to 1.30pm Monday to Friday. Limted numbers so please buy your ticket early!

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Rural Skip

16 Nov 2019

9.30am to 3.30pm

The Dawlish Rural Skip Service will be available from 9.30am until 3.30pm on Saturday 16th November 2019 at Barton Hill Car Park. This service is for bulky household waste only. NO TRADE WASTE. Please do not deposit any waste at the site before the skip has arrived. A list of materials that cannot be accepted is detailed on the document attached.

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Dawlish Town Council calls to abolish visa fees

From 13 Nov 2019 to 18 Nov 2019

Dawlish Town Council has joined calls from The Royal British Legion for the Government to abolish visa fees for Commonwealth servicemen and women. For the full statement please see the press release.

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Climate Emergency Information Leaflet

From 7 Nov 2019 to 18 Nov 2019

Information leaflet about the Climate Emergency and what individuals can do. Produced by the Climate Emergency Working Group of Dawlish Town Council.

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Dawlish Dementia Adventure Open Day

12 Oct 2019

10am to 2pm

On Saturday 12th October from 10am to 2pm at the Manor House in Dawlish, the Dawlish Dementia ‘Adventure’ takes place. This event is open to all – local businesses, residents, and young people are welcome to attend. This is a chance to challenge your perceptions of dementia, to learn about how the arts and music can provide hugely positive experiences and therapy for people with dementia, and to participate in our workshops. For further information please contact Cllr Alison Foden by email: alison.foden@dawlish.gov.uk.

Dawlish Town Council Annual Civic Service

22 Sep 2019


The Annual Civic Service to celebrate the Community of Dawlish will be held on Sunday 22nd September 2019 at 3pm at St Gregory's Church, 7 Church Street, Dawlish EX7 9QT. All are welcome.

Little Week Play Park

From 6 Sep 2019 to 17 Sep 2019

Dawlish Town Council is delighted to announce the start of refurbishment works on Little Week Play Park in the week commencing Monday 16th September. The cost of the project is approximately £40K and the scheme has been brought forward by the Council’s Civic Amenities Committee. It is anticipated the play park will be re-open again after three weeks.

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Manor House Car Park Press Release

5 Sep 2019

A Parish Poll was held in 2010 where a majority of parishioners wanted the Town Council to keep the Manor House as a building for community use. One of the main advantages to hirers is the offer of free parking for users of the building. There are several notices at the entrance and in the car park advising it is a private car park only for authorised users of the building.

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Soth West Rail Resilience Programme Event

From 4 Sep 2019 to 5 Sep 2019

Public drop in event being held today, 3-6p.m. in the Council Chamber at The Manor House, Dawlish by Network Rail giving details of works to Marine Parade.

Elections 2019

From 4 May 2019 to 4 Jun 2019

Results for the Town and District Elections in Dawlish... More >>

Dawlish in Bloom

From 4 Apr 2019 to 21 Jun 2019

Information regarding this year's Dawlish in Bloom Compeition.... More >>

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VACANCY - Events, Projects & Tourism Officer

From 3 Apr 2019 to 17 Apr 2019

An excellent communicator and organiser with an enthusiasm for developing and delivering quality events for the town, promoting all that the Parish of Dawlish has to offer to its residents and visitors. Further details available upon request.

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Civic Award

From 27 Feb 2019 to 15 Mar 2019

Nominations are now open for the Dawlish Town Council Civic Award.... More >>

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Ongoing Situation Gas Leak (4th February 2019)

From 4 Feb 2019 to 5 Feb 2019

Due to the ongoing evacuation in Dawlish Town Centre due to a major gas leak Dawlish Town Council has opened the Riverside Centre and the Manor House for displaced residents and stranded members of the public.

Be a Councillor !

From 24 Jan 2019 to 6 Feb 2019

Are you passionate about your local area and community? Would you like to play a part in making decisions that affect your Town and District?... More >>

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Christmas and New Year Information

From 20 Dec 2018 to 2 Jan 2019

The Town Council offices will close at 1.30 p.m. on Friday, 21 December and will reopen on Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 9.30 a.m. ... More >>

Dawlish Rural Skip Service

From 14 Dec 2018 to 26 Jan 2019

Skip Hire Service - Coronation Avenue Car Park

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