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Torquay, England Newswire

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  1. Luke Friend to play Prince Charming in festive Torquay pantomimeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | This Is South Devon

    FACTOR star Luke Friend will star as Prince Charming in family pantomime Cinderella at the Princess Theatre this Christmas. The 20-year-old, who is originally from Teignmouth, will appear alongside Aiden J Harvey, Anita Harris and Tom Owen in the show which runs from December 9 to January 1. Luke came third on the ITV talent show in 2013.

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  2. Mattocks Holiday Chalet In DawlishRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

    Holiday chalet in Dawlish Reasonably Priced Accommodation and Fun For All the Family Keep the cost of your holiday down without compromising on comfort, and book our little holiday chalet for your summer holiday. Based on the renowned Welcome Family Holiday Park, you'll be able to enjoy the outdoors whilst never being too far away from amenities.

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  3. Plaque to be unveiled for legendary Torquay explorer... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | This Is South Devon

    A PLAQUE will be unveiled at Torquay Museum on Wednesday, dedicated to one of the world's most renowned explorers, Percy Fawcett, born in Torquay and whose remarkable life is the subject of a Hollywood film produced by Brad Pitt. The stainless steel plaque will be unveiled by Ian Handford of the Torbay Civic Society, Barry Chandler, Torquay Museum's engagement and collections Manager and Torbay Mayor Gordon Oliver in the presence of members of Fawcett's family.

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  4. 'Heartless' cops brand vulnerable woman 'attention...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Mirror.co.uk

    The woman was found on the pavement wearing just a hospital gown and a pair of socks when the officers allegedly made the comments 'Heartless' cops allegedly branded a vulnerable woman found in a hospital gown an 'attention-seeker' after she told a friend she wanted to walk into the sea. The officers have now been slammed by the Good Samaritans who cradled the woman as she lay in need on the pavement.

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  5. Council say that 60 metre flight of steps in the middle of cycle path is not an ideal solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A new £350,000 cycle route has opened in Torquay, Devon, complete with a flight of steps. The new cycle route avoids a busy section of road.

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  6. 'Respect the water' reminder as Torbay Lifeboat call outs doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | This Is South Devon

    TORBAY Lifeboat has been called out more than twice as many times as usual this August, prompting the RNLI to urge people to stay safe and 'respect the water'. Torbay's inshore lifeboat has gone out 15 times and the all weather lifeboat has gone out 11 times so far in August - more than double the five-year average call outs for the month.

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  7. Exmouth skipper looking to next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Exmouth Journal

    Exmouth had an eye on next season in the game against Torquay on the Maer, which failed to go the distance, writes Conrad Sutcliffe. Young batter Finlay Marks has been getting runs down the order when relied on this season and is clearly one for the future.

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  8. Wine expert at meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | This Is South Devon

    The evening of wine tasting will be held on Thursday, September 15 at Park Lane in Torwood Street, Torquay, when Caroline will be introducing a variety of wines for people to sample during the event, while women from across the Bay gather to forge closer working relationships. The WIT group has been helping women in business get together and get to know each other in a relaxed and friendly environment.

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  9. Pop up Shop celebrates birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | This Is South Devon

    THE Pop up Shop is celebrating its first birthday on Saturday, August 27 reflecting on the major successes of its inaugural year on the Torquay High Street. Torbay's executive lead for Business, Cllr Richard Haddock, said: "The Pop up Shop has a lot to celebrate after one year on the high street.

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  10. Business Profile: Artificial reef company going swimminglyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | This Is South Devon

    TORBAY businessman Tom Birbeck has been named as one of the top ten Inspirational UK Entrepreneurs Under 30. Tom, an artificial reef consultant, features in the list, chosen by Nick Riesel, managing director of FreeOfficeFinder, alongside the winner of the 2013 series of The Apprentice, Dr Leah Totton.Tom is co-founder of ARC Marine based at Watcombe Lodge, Teignmouth Road which specialises in artificial reef design and creation. Here he talks to Herald Express business editor JAN WOOSTER ANSWER: I co- founded ARC Marine in 2015 with my business partner James Doddrell with the passion to create the largest artificial reef in Europe.

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  11. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | This Is South Devon

    TORQUAY Councillor Robert Excell hopes to cycle across the sea from Torquay to Brixham later this month to encourage others to become more active. The 71-year-old councillor has completed the 4.2 mile sea-bike challenge a number of times in the past, and this year is hoping to beat his personal record, finishing in under 54 minutes.

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  12. Torquay's own Big Bang! Watch our videos of the regatta fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | This Is South Devon

    A DEATH Star firework so explosive it had been transported to Torbay under special escort was the highlight of Monday night's Torbay Regatta Firework display. The display by reigning British Fireworks Champions included a finale said to be the most spectacular ever seen in Torbay.

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  13. South Devon's new cycle route with a special feature - a... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | This Is South Devon

    It runs from Crownhill Park uphill out of town, parallel with the railway and joins up with the private road into Rowcroft Hospice, emerging just above Shiphay Lane lights junction. Torbay Council said the new cycle route was funded by the Heart of the Southwest Local Enterprise Partnership as part of its approved programme of improvements known as the 'Torquay Gateway' and has cost approximately A 350,000 to construct.

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  14. Torquay man killed after car crashed through railings and plunged 50ftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Daily Mail

    A man died after he drove his car through metal railings and plunged to the to his death over the edge of 50ft cliffs. A lifeboat took police and coastguards to the bottom of the cliff at Corbyn Head in Torquay where they recovered the body.

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  15. Emergency and rescue services' desperate attempts to save... 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    More details have been revealed about the emergency and rescue services' desperate attempts to save a man's life, after a car plummeted from off a cliff in the early hours of this morning. A spokesman for Torbay Coastguard said: "Full team paged to Corbyn's Head after a vehicle had driven over the cliff.

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  16. Mystery of Agatha Christie With David SuchetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    ... to embark on a journey to learn more about the woman who created him. He learns how she was born in 1890 in Torquay, England and how out of her idyllic childhood in Devon she grew to become master of the sinister world of poisons and murder. From ...

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  17. Sidmouth set for Sunday best and a double celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Sidmouth Herald

    Sidmouth could have the Devon double in the bag by Sunday night if they win the golden jubilee Euro Shopper Devon Cup final, writes Conrad Sutcliffe. As Brixham are already relegated and have only won once all season, it would be a struggle to find a bookie betting against a Sidmouth win.

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  18. Ottery bowler Shirley Fewtrell part of Marldon Open 4s winning teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Sidmouth Herald

    Shirley Fewtrell with the Marldon Open 4s Trophy. Also in the picture are Roger Woodland together with Chris and Ray McDonald The week began with a visit to Exonia for a friendly, but the home team proved too strong on the day, winning all four rinks to secure a 101-43 overall success.

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  19. Exmouth skipper unimpressed by his side in Cornwood reversalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Exmouth Journal

    Exmouth batsmen David Lye playing against Cornwood at the Maer on Saturday. Ref exsp 33-16SH 5485.

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  20. Torquay tops July jobs tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | This Is South Devon

    THE Queen of the English Riviera was the only area in South Devon where more people are in jobs this July compared with last summer. For the Torquay JobCentre area the total claiming benefit was 1,265 the same as June, and 30 fewer than last year.

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