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Race Across Torbay back for 2019

The Race Across Torbay is back for 2019 and organisers are hoping that it will be bigger and better than ever. This year’s event on Sunday 11th August is open not just to sea bikes, but to paddle boa…

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Brixham Road roadworks update

Torbay Council have given an update on Brixham Road road works: From Monday 24th June there will be temporary traffic lights replacing the current permanent ones. These will be in place for 3 and a h…

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Brookside in Torbay

The people of Liverpool have for generations holidayed in Torbay and it's not unusual to hear that most noticeable of accents in our three towns. It was understandable then that the residents of Merse…

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Good Omens in Torquay

Good Omens is a new TV miniseries based on the 1990 novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. The series follows prissy angel Aziraphale (Michael Sheen of The Queen and Frost/Nixon) and swaggering d…

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1666: The Guinea Slave Ships in Torbay

Between July 10th and the 14th 1666, and again on October 20th, a fleet of 'Guinea Ships' assembled in Torbay. This gathering was to celebrate the foundation of the West Africa Company.Those ships wer…