Update: Ian Perry has been found safe and well. Police have appealed for information about a man missing from Paignton. Police are concerned for Ian Perry, 25, who was last seen around 4am this morning [Wednesday 26 July]. Ian is described as 5ft 8ins tall, of a stocky build, with short mousy brown hair and
A cafe in Teignmouth has been severely damaged in a fire late last night, 25th July. The fire service received several calls reporting the fire at the Beachcomber café on Teignmouth Promenade at around 10.45pm Three appliances from Teignmouth, Dawlish and Torquay, and an Operational Assurance Officer, were initially mobilised to the incident followed by
Emergency services were called to reports of a collision on the A38 late last night, Tuesday, 25th July. The collision, involving 2 vehicles happened near Drumbridges roundabout at around 10.30pm. Police, fire and ambulance crews attended the incident in which one person was trapped in a car. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said
The fire service were called to a report of a fire at a house in Torquay this evening, 25th July. Four fire appliances from Torquay and Paignton attended the scene in Crownhill Park at around 7.20pm. The fire, on the first floor of the property spread to the loft. The fire at the end terrace
Update: http://wearesouthdevon.com/update-crownhill-park-fire/ Firefighters are at the scene of a house fire in Torquay. There are currently 4 appliances at the scene of the fire in Crownhill Park. The road is currently blocked and traffic is unable to get through. The area has been cordoned off to traffic and the public. More information as it becomes available.
Police have appealed for witnesses after a fire was started in a telephone box in Ellacombe, Torquay last night, Monday 24th July. The incident, in which rubbish was set alight inside the telephone box happened opposite Ellacombe Park on Princes Road between 10pm and 11pm. One fire engine from Torquay attended. Devon and Somerset Fire
Do you want to go on a magical treasure hunt with Aladdin this summer? Over the summer holidays, the Palace Theatre is giving away 100s of tickets by staging a treasure hunt around Torbay. The Palace Theatre will be posting teasers on their Facebook page, on Twitter and on Instagram to help guide you, but
During the inter-war period Torquay’s MP and the editor of the town’s newspaper had a similar and very surprising view of the world. They were both prominent self-confessed fascists, and one of them carried on his enthusiasm long after the horrors of fascism became evident to all. It was in 1922 that Mussolini’s fascist party
The second of two huge smelly flowers is getting ready to bloom at Paignton Zoo. Titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum) flowers can be up to 3 metres high and 3 metres in circumference and smell like rotting meat. In 2012, Paignton Zoo was the first zoological collection in the UK to have a Titan arum bloom.
The family of Leah Kerry, the 15-year-old girl who died in a drug related death in Newton Abbot on the 15th July, have paid a touching tribute to their daughter. “The sudden and tragic passing of our beautiful Leah has been the most painful experience that we have all ever had to endure. Leah was