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2008-10-12 18:00:11

CELEBRITY chef Rick Stein is one of four bidders wanting to run a restaurant at a cliff-top public toilet site in Brixham, Devon. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-30 00:00:00

A dead porpoise was found washed up on a Brixham beach on Thursday - the fourth found on Devon beaches this month. The animals have been found at Bigbury, Beesands, Scabbacombe and, most recently, St Mary's beach near Sharkham Point, Brixham.

2008-09-28 00:00:17

Another dead porpoise has been washed up on a South Devon beach - the fourth already in September. Brixham Seawatch campaigner Lindy Hingley said: "This is quite unusual.

2008-09-28 00:00:12

Fourteen over-50s got up, got out and got active as they took the initiative to dive into Swim Torquay to take part in a fitness first on Wednesday at midday.

2008-09-16 00:00:15

Firefighters were called to a gas cylinder on fire at a farm in Newton Abbot yesterday. The fire was reported just before 6pm on a farm at Shaldon Road, Netherton, Newton Abbot.

2008-08-31 00:00:22

With Brixham's regeneration programme gathering pace, the town anxiously awaits Tesco's ultimate plans, hopefully to be presented next month.

2008-08-30 09:00:31

A collection of nine independent estate agents in Torbay have 'teamed' up to help more buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants in the area, with a website purely dedicated to selling and letting homes in the Bay.

2008-08-24 00:00:33

In a confused moment last week the ol' sailor reached for the dictionary to establish the meaning of the word 'community'. He discovered seven different descriptions, starting with, 'people living in a specific locality', down to 'people unified by common interests'.

2008-08-24 00:00:24

By LIZ PHILLIPS Brixham waterfront's answer to Woodstock twangs into life next month when the pioneering Fishstock Festival switches on the amplifiers for top act Mad Dog McRea and a host of other entertainers.

2008-08-20 00:00:27

By LIZ PHILLIPS Patriotic songs rang around Brixham harbourside as the town band and Orpheus choir joined forces to recreate the Albert Hall atmosphere of The Proms.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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