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Local news for Torbay, England continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Saturday Apr 12 | The New Zealand Herald

The school of YouTube

It may almost be the start of the school holidays, but, as Danielle Wright discovers, school's in for Kiwi YouTubers.

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Saturday Apr 12 | Newsday

Hotel plan for Torquay pavilion

Plans to turn Torquay Pavilion into a 60-bedroom hotel with shops, restaurants and 45 apartments have been submitted to Torbay Council.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Western morning News

Environment-kind buildings with an eye for detail

In the fifth of a series profiling the shortlisted finalists in the Michelmores/Western Morning News Annual Property Awards, we take a look at the judges' choices in the category of Eco Project of the Year which is sponsored by Midas Construction.

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New Statesman

Labour and Tory councils are choosing the poll tax over the safety net

Members of the public in north London walk past a poster informing of changes to social security.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

This Is South Devon

Love blossomed for Torquay gardener John and now couple celebrate...

The couple, from Plainmoor, met in 1959 at the chapel in Ellacombe and married five years later at Torre Gospel Hall.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

This Is South Devon

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Carolyn Custerson, the chairman of VisitDevon and chief executive of the English Riviera Tourism Company, said: "The reopening of the Dawlish line, which is one of the UK's iconic coastal rail journeys, is absolutely fantastic, with Friday's re-opening restoring consumer confidence and sending out long-awaited positive media coverage that Devon and ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Twickenham woman wins Miss Hampshire competition

Charlotte Giles, 23, saw off 13 competitors at the event held in Alton last month to qualify for Miss England, the next step toward this year's Miss World.

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This is Local London

A woman from Twickenham courted controversy after she was crowned this year's Miss Hampshire.

Charlotte Giles, 23, saw off 13 competitors at the event held in Alton last month to qualify for Miss England, the next step toward this year's Miss World.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Mid Devon Star

One in four people working in Devon earns less than the Living Wage, says TUC

ONE in four people working in Devon earns less than the Living Wage, according to TUC analysis of official figures from the House of Commons Library.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

This Is South Devon

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Paul Howard, general manager at Torbay Town Centres Company who administer the business improvement district, said: "We are arranging for the Babbacombe Bay Guide to be distributed far and wide across South Devon focusing on hotels, holiday parks and visitor information centres.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

This is The West Country

Man seriously injured in alleged Torquay baseball bat attack

A man has been left with serious injuries after an alleged attacked by three masked men, one of which was said to have been wielding a baseball bat.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

This Is Exeter

South West won't benefit at all, admits HS2 boss

The boss of Britain's new high-speed rail line has admitted the South West will not benefit directly from the A 50 billion project as it emerged the region stands not even to get the hand-me-down trains.

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This is The West Country

Man dies following road traffic collision in Exeter

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious facial injuries in an alleged assault in Kingsbridge at the weekend.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

This Is South Devon

Residents fear blueprint plans too many homes for Torbay

TOO many houses are being proposed in the planning blueprint for Torbay for the next 20 years and it could threaten green areas of the resort with bulldozers, Paignton residents fear.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Western morning News

Hope for Great Western electric trains as minister urged to...

The Government is considering an upgrade of the Great Western line to run electric trains further west amid calls from a Westcountry MP to electrify the line from London to Penzance.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

This Is Exeter

Drunk patient jailed as Exeter judge vows to protect NHS staff

A drunken patient has been jailed for kicking a hospital worker after a Judge declared that the law needs to protect NHS staff.

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