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Edited highlights of the Torbay's Got Talent final are proving a big hit on the web. Video from the Babbacombe Theatre event can be found online at www.thisissouthdevon.co.uk along with a slideshow of pictures.
We have a treat for Eva Cassidy fans. We have five copies of her latest album 'Somewhere' to give away. Released on Blix Records, it contains 12 previously unreleased songs and is the first 'all new' album for five years.
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.
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.
By LAURA DALE Argentinian dancers and African drummers were among a huge variety of performers at Paignton's growing cultural festival to Torbay's ethnic diversity. More than 1,500 people flocked to take part in Teranga on Paignton Green.
A torquay theatre company is putting on a performance to raise funds for The Lodge Cancer Support Centre. Toads Theatre Company are performing The Ladykillers on September 2 at the Little Theatre. It is to raise funds for the centre, based at Torbay Hospital Annexe.
A new amateur theatre company will next week be performing a show which hasn't been seen in the South West since 1996. The first production for Apt-Creative, based in Torbay, will be Stephen Sondheim's Passion at the Little Theatre, Torquay, from August 13 to 16.
German filmmakers have been aboard the Brixham heritage trawler Vigilance working on the latest Rosemunde Pilcher adaptation. The West Country author has a phenomenal fan base in Germany and her work Tides of Love is currently being filmed in the port by a German TV company.
By ALLAN TUDOR A huge dead mammal - thought to be a sea lion - has washed up on a Torbay beach mystifying wildlife experts. The body of a seven foot marine mammal was found at St Mary's Bay, Brixham by Torbay Council beach staff. A council spokesman said: "We believe it be a sea lion.
The other day I went with my family to Goodrington Beach we chose to sit on north sands as it's nearer to move to the grass when the tide comes in. I was incensed to see the amount of seaweed on the beach and the amount of flies which go with it.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.