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Herald Express commented Family market returns to Torquay's Castle Circus

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:15
Torbay Family Market, voluntarily run by Suzannah Jones and helped by Trader Karyn Laing has returned to Castle Circus for another year after its success in 2013. Suzannah said: "This year is set to be even better with new traders joining us along with old favourites returning." The Market outside the town hall was originally started as a pilot in 2012 to help with the dispersal of anti-social behaviour in the area and to help increase the footfall in Castle Circus. Unfortunately resources to...

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Herald Express published GALLERY: SHOTBYROB 5ive at the Riviera Centre, Torquay

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:48
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ColleenSmith published Police name young bike rider killed in Devon accident

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:46
A young pillion rider who died in a Devon collision involving a motorcycle and a 4x4 vehicle has been named. Topsham Road at Countess Wear in Exeter was closed for 20 hours on Monday, April 15 after a Suzuki motorcycle and a Jeep collided at 3.40pm. Police say pillion passenger Stephen Matthew Sanders, aged 23, from Exmouth, died of his injuries. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital after suffering "serious" injuries. Closures were put in...

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TorquayPolice commented Torbay police launch student safety campaign

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 14:11
FOLLOWING on from last year's successful Torbay Visiting International Students Initiative, police in Torbay will be once again working hard over the coming months to ensure the safety of those here to study. During this period in excess of twenty thousand students will arrive in the area, providing a welcome boost to the local economy. As in previous years the Police will continue to build on the relationships it has established with the language schools with a number of Police Community...

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ColleenSmith published Do you recognise this stolen fishing gear?

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:42
HERALD Express readers have been successfully helping South Devon police track down criminals and stolen property. Initialled tools featured in last week's Swag Bag feature were recognised within hours of appearing online. And another reader has written to police supplying 'a very positive lead' about a series of burglaries in Kingskerswell. Both investigations are ongoing. This week's items have a fishy theme. They were seized by police who executed a search warrant under the Theft Act at an...

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Herald Express published TORQUAY UNITED: Why Courtney Cameron kept his comrades waiting!

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:07
COURTNEY CAMERON produced a masterstroke to help Torquay United keep their relegation hopes alive at Devon rivals Exeter City – and then struggled to produce off the pitch! The 21-year-old left-winger sparked the Gulls' comeback with a brilliant 25-yard free-kick in the 53rd minute, but when he and midfielder Damon Lathrope were picked to provide a drug-test urine sample after the match, Cameron couldn't do it. It was nearly an hour-and-a-half after the final whistle before the former...

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Herald Express published VIDEO: Jonathan Dimbleby protests for Totnes "lifeblood&quot...

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:05
BROADCASTER Jonathan Dimbleby today led a passionate protest against a Totnes traffic scheme. The host of Any Questions was among dozens of protestors who marched down High Street with placards calling for an end to the reverse one-way experimental traffic order. Speakers also include other high-profile local residents poet Matt Harvey and film director Peter Richardson. County and district councillors are set to decide whether to abandon the...

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Herald Express published Fireworks light up splashing start for Torbay water park

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:01
A FIREWORKS and laser spectacular launched the summer season in style for Goodrington's QuayWest waterpark. Operators Splashdown held a Good Friday celebration with a Continental market for the day; live music including an early evening performance by local band Duke Johnson and the Scorchers followed by the super firework finale in the evening as darkness fell. Marketing director Jackie Richmond said: "Goodrington was really buzzing with people and that was what we were hoping for. We tried to...

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Herald Express published VIDEO UPDATE: Man treated after Brixham house fire

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:25
A MAN was treated for smoke inhalation after fire ripped through a waterfront property in Brixham on Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called to the severe blaze at Berry Head Road before 7.30am. It is understood the man, who lives in the property, was trying to turn off the gas supply after the fire took hold. The fire service sent four engines and their incident control unit. Two more engines were sent later, with Station Manager Alan Gilson in...

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HEPaulGreaves published Police investigate two-car arson in Paignton

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:20
POLICE are treating two car fires in Paignton on Tuesday as arson. A fire engine was sent to Courtland Road at 1.50am after reports that a Citroen Saxo was alight. While they were at the scene they received a call to attend a second car fire in nearby Southfield Road. This involved a green Ford Fiesta. Crews put out the fires using breathing apparatus, hose reels jets and dry powder extinguishers. Nobody was hurt in either incident. Both vehicles were extensively damaged. Police confirmed...

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HEPaulGreaves published Two vehicle collision on the Newton Abbot-bound A380

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:09
TWO drivers suffered minor injuries on Tuesday morning after a collision on the A380 at Telegraph Hill. The accident happened at 9.50am on the Newton Abbot-bound carriageway near Haldon. One lane was blocked and there were initial reports of delays. At 10.10am police confirmed both vehicles were off the road and traffic was moving.

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HEdawnellis published Newton Abbot business wins third Queens Award

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:41
Newton Abbot based Centek Limited is celebrating winning the Queen's Award for Innovation, the UK's highest accolade for business success. It is the engineering company's third Queen's Award in six years. Centek specialise in designing and manufacturing bow spring centralisers which are used by the oil and gas industries in the drilling process to keep casing centred in holes before they are cemented in place. The award recognises the design of the Centek UROS Centraliser unit, an innovative...

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HEGuyH commented VIDEO UPDATES: Six crews at house fire in Brixham

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:35
EMERGENCY services were at the scene of a major fire in Brixham on Tuesday morning. The area around Berry Head Road was closed as a result. It is understood one man was treated for the effects of smoke inhalation. Fire services sent four appliances and their incident control unit. Two more appliances were sent later, with Station Manager Alan Gilson in charge. During the blaze there were 38 firefighters at the scene, and ambulance and police were also at the scene. Engineers from Western Power...

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Herald Express published Torbay attraction reports record Easter crowds

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:29
A TORQUAY tourist attraction has reported a record breaking Easter Weekend. It comes as the tourist industry is reporting good visitor numbers over the weekend despite fears that the Dawlish rail line closure could have impacted business. There was extensive national publicity when Prime Minister David Cameron re-opened the line. Nick Powe, director of the prehistoric caves at Kents Cavern in Torquay, said: "On Sunday we smashed our all-time Easter Sunday visitor number record setting a new...

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HEGuyH published BREAKING: Manchester United part company with manager David Moyes

This is Devon - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 08:35
MANCHESTER United have sacked manager David Moyes, it was confirmed on Tuesday morning. The club announced on Twitter: "Manchester United announces that David Moyes has left the club. "The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role."

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HESport published GALLERY: Exeter City v Torquay United

This is Devon - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 20:00
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