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'Walk a mile in my shoes' says theatre boss in charity challenge Members Public

Maureen McAllister, operations director of Jazz Hands CIC is well known locally for her work at the award-winning Palace Theatre in Paignton. Now she might invite you to walk a mile or two with her, but it is nothing to do with the endless energy required to run the busy

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Dr Peter Moore: 'Mickey Mouse' degrees - there's a difference between education and training Members Public

Dr Peter Moore, former Torbay GP: My greatest academic achievement must be passing O-level English literature without having read the book. We also had a Shakespeare play and poetry. I enjoyed the battles of Henry V and the poetry of Dylan Thomas but I couldn’t cope with Pride and

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Rowcroft Hospice to ‘grow’ its own nurses amid national shortage Members Public

Rowcroft Hospice has plans to nurture a workforce capable of continuing their amazing legacy of care for the local community. Amid a widespread nursing shortage in the UK where it’s estimated there are 50,000 registered nursing vacancies, Rowcroft Hospice is planning to further develop its own nurses and

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Sally Allen: Celebrating those who have ‘the right stuff' Members Public

The author Tom Wolfe created the phrase ‘The Right Stuff’ in his book of the same name about test pilots involved in such high-risk work they were said by Wolfe to have ‘the right stuff’ – an indefinable quality that transcended and intensified with the astronaut program of the 1960s and

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Pictures: Paignton Festival 2022 Dubs on the Beach and Summer Beach Party Members Public

Paignton Festival’s nine-day event came to an end with a seafront VW Festival and Summer Beach Party. On stage throughout the 11am to 5.30pm Dubs at the Beach event on Sunday were Eleazar King, Tom Godfrey, Matt Sellors, Sophie O Hara, Reggae Nation, Buskateers, plus Spencer and Terri.

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Jim Parker: Bay's on brink of new beginning... let’s not ruin it now Members Public

I have known Susie Colley for more years than I care to remember. She has never been one to, let’s say, hold back with her opinions and comments. As the current chairman of the Torquay Chamber of Commerce, she holds a position of responsibility and is the voice of

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Artist Becky 'proud and honoured' to work on sailing events posters Members Public

A Torbay artist has been commissioned to produce the official posters for two prestigious sailing events. Becky Bettesworth says she is both ‘proud and honoured’ to have worked on posters for last weekend’s Sail Grand Prix Global Championships in Plymouth and the national and European Cadet championships hosted by

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Community Matters: See some cool vehicles at Family Sci-fi and Movie Day Members Public

Torbay has experienced a thrill of excitement over the past few weeks – hosting the Electric Bay Festival on Torre Abbey Meadows, announcing Patrick the Pony as Mayor of Cockington and welcoming royal visitors Prince Charles and Camilla to our historically magnificent area. I am sure that much more delight is

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