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Your chance to seek royal seal of approval Members Public

A special event has been held to encourage Torbay’s businesses to seek royal approval for their work – and to celebrate those who have it already. TDA hosted the reception to urge local firms to apply for the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. The awards are regarded as the highest

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College hoping cabin crew course takes off Members Public

As airlines are told to cancel flights this summer to help prevent future travel chaos, a Devon college is hoping a new Airline Cabin Crew Certificate will take off. The course, at South Devon College, was grounded at the start of the pandemic but is ready to fly again and

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Motoring with Peter Vosper: Flat tyres may soon be nothing but hot air Members Public

Tyres have always been important for vehicles with different variants offering different benefits. Drivers rarely check their tyres as often as they become used to increased reliability and relatively few problems, but are frustrated by tyres that wear out, or even worse, lose pressure or puncture. The smaller ‘get you

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Alison Hernandez: It’s time Torbay had the resources it needs to clear up drug abuse Members Public

You know the streets where you grew up like nowhere else on earth. For me, the place I understand the best will be Torquay. Over the decades I must have walked virtually every street of the town. I’ve worked here, studied here, campaigned here and socialised here. I know

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Sherwoods help keep Rowcroft team on the road Members Public

The well-known Torbay building services and engineers company is sponsoring Rowcroft Hospice’s Hospice at Home car. This car is used by the team to support patients in their own homes in the last two weeks of life. Each year, the Home team supports around 550 patients in their own

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Police Commissioner: Drug dealers who visit our lovely counties may well stay longer than planned Members Public

It is vitally important that leaders in policing push against a dangerous narrative that accepts drugs and their consequences as an inevitable part of our society. We need to stand by the message that says substances like cocaine, heroin and cannabis harm health, are illegal and support our police in

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Motoring with Paul Jolly: A super fast, super comfy trip on European slinky sleeping serpents Members Public

A recent trip to Spain for a thrice Covid-deferred wedding in Valencia created an opportunity for sightseeing and museums in Madrid. Despite some 230 miles between the two cities, travel was easy on the Renfe National train service. These state-of-the-art, all-electric super trains put us somewhat to shame but there

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Compensation for road works delays? Don't hold your breath - Jim Parker Members Public

Is it me, or are there an awful lot of roadworks in and around the Bay at the moment? There used to be an urban myth that local authorities had to spend any cash they had on things like resurfacing schemes before April or they would lose the money. Urban

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