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Ghosties and Ghoulies And Things That Go Bump In The Night

So, finally we must let go of summer.  It has seemed reluctant to depart and the last few days in Torquay have been exceptionally mild and sunny. Almost summer like. However, on Saturday the clocks go back and we return

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English Riviera Goes Ape over the Great Gorilla Trail

Torquay, Paignton and Brixham are playing host to 30 life sized gorilla sculptures plus an additional 20 smaller ones. The gorilla trail is a celebration of 90 years of Paignton zoo and is delighting residents and visitors alike. Each of

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Miss England, Torquay 2013 – The Storm Rages on………

It’s been a few weeks since The Miss England finals were held in Torquay and the debate they provoked shows no signs of dying down. It seems as if everybody has a view they want to air. On one side

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Torquay’s Hidden Hero

As we move through 2013 thoughts will inevitably turn to next year and  to the major anniversaries to be celebrated in 2014. There will of course be the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War but we will

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