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Dawlish Railway Line Repaired in Record Time

In the next few days the main train line running along the sea wall at Dawlish will re-open. The image of the track swinging above a massive void with the sea smashing away below is perhaps the most iconic image of

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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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May Bank Holiday activities on The English Riviera

With the arrival of proper spring weather, events are now in place for first of the May Bank Holidays. Brixham Pirate Festival – 4th and 5th May: Up to 2,000 pirates will be heading to the historic fishing port of

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