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Operation to raise sunk yacht from harbour under way Members Public

Work is underway to remove the sunken yacht ‘Rendezvous’ from Torquay Harbour. Since the incident on Saturday May 28, Tor Bay Harbour Authority have been working with marina company MDL and the appointed wreck removal company on the salvage operation. All required vessels and equipment were due to arrive in

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Have guide dog - will travel for mayor Mandy Members Public

It’s a case of have guide dog, will travel for Mandy Darling. Mandy, with guide dog Pepsi by her side, is now a month into being Torbay’s civic mayor – and they are loving every minute. She says: “It has now been just over a month since the honour

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Why jobs in the construction industry are so important - and need filling! Members Public

A new initiative has been launched to promote jobs in the construction industry. There is currently a misconception of what a career in construction offers, so Building Greater Exeter has teamed up with Build Torbay to commission a powerful film to inspire young people to consider the range of exciting

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European teachers savour the Devon experience Members Public

The return of visitors to Our Naturally Inspiring Bay has already been a beautiful sight as we enter the summer season and one local school has typified the renewed feeling of togetherness after the trauma of Covid. During the darkest days of the pandemic, Barton Hill Academy organised a remote

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Wimbleball Regatta abandoned with boats capsizing in high winds Members Public

Wimbleball Regatta, the third regatta in the West of England ARA ten regatta Championship series, was abandoned after race 14 due to the conditions on Wimbleball Lake which set high in the hills of Exmoor in Somerset. The regatta had attracted 207 entries necessitating 57 races but as the regatta

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Bay athletes excel in South-West champs Members Public

A brilliant day at the South West Schools Championships at the Exeter Arena on Saturday saw a group of Torbay youngsters displaying their athletic potential in elite company. The 8 Torbay Athletic club juniors, who were selected to represent Devon schools from the previous week’s Devon Schools champs, performed

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MP Anthony Mangnall: We must support farmers to look after their land - and to produce high-quality food Members Public

Governments of every political colour are particularly good at putting things ‘out for consultation’. There is rightly a strong degree of scepticism when a Minister of the Crown responds with these words. It is viewed as code for a subject or issue being kicked into the long grass. However, a

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Triathlon turned into run, bike, run race after swim cancelled Members Public

After a stunning week of record temperatures, it all came to a rather abrupt end with the West Bay Triathlon having its swim cancelled due to adverse weather conditions - Torbay Tri Club news with Jon Pressling. Triathletes are made of tough stuff, though, and this merely meant the event

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