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Retro Sport: The mayor, the mud and Auf Wiedersehen Members Public

Six months after the Torbay Gentlemen visited Torquay’s twin town of Hamlin in 1974, the Germans paid us a return visit. Today, the teams attend a civic reception at Harbour Lights After a roast dinner, with all the trimmings, the mayor welcomed the Hamlin group, and presented Wolfgang, its

Roger Mann
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TUFC: Remembering what happened at Ashton Gate one year ago Members Public

One of these days, we might come to terms with what happened at Ashton Gate a year ago. But not any time soon. We might get our heads round how Torquay United were the best team in the National League for most of the season, until a spate of injuries

Dave Thomas
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Royal Marine swim challenge for charity Members Public

Commando Paul Wood and his swimming partner Neil Aggett, both from Torbay, will be attempting an epic 30-mile swim challenge from Sidmouth to Broadsands on July 8 and 9. Inspired to raise funds for Royal Marines Association and the Royal Marines Commando 80 Challenge, the swim will also be raising

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Mid-Devon cyclists are National Time Trial Team champions Members Public

The Mid-Devon Cycle Club are National Time Trial Team champions for the first time in their history after winning the award at the weekend, when the 25-mile championships were held in Devon, on the old A30 between Wellington and Cullompton. Robin Delve (pictured left), Harry Loader (centre) and Lee Sanderson

Dave Thomas
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End-of-season presentation night celebrations Members Public

Torbay Clearance Services South Devon Football League held its end-of-season presentation evening. Players from teams across Torbay and South Devon stepped up to receive trophies from Phil Smith, SDFL chairman, and Mervyn Benney, SDFL president. Also presenting awards were Alastair Muirden, SDFL secretary, and sponsors Torbay Clearance Services and PKF

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Smooth-hounds dominating the Devon fishing waters Members Public

Smooth-hounds once again dominate catches this week with fish into double figures being caught all along the coast from Chesil beach to Budleigh Salterton. One of the best fell to Tim Mitcham weighing in at 10lbs 7oz. Tristan Rowe landed a fish of 8lbs 7oz and this area is also

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International field of cyclists to tackle gruelling Dartmoor Classic Members Public

Almost 250 volunteers will report for action, some as early as 5.30am, to make sure that South West sport’s ‘longest day’ – the 15th Dartmoor Classic cycle marathon – goes as smoothly as possible today. Support staff, including 150 marshals, from organisers Mid-Devon CC will be on duty for well

Dave Thomas
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Boat load of top performances in Totnes Regatta Members Public

Totnes & Bridgetown Royal Regatta, held over two days, attracted 105 entries requiring 62 races on Saturday and 64 entries requiring 32 races on Sunday. Conditions over the 1,000 metre course on the Saturday for the West of England ARA Championship races were smooth but with a gusting wind,

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