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Roads across Devon will be closed or restricted from today as the first ever Torbay Airshow gets underway.
The sweeping three day parking restrictions were put in place following the Shoreham air disaster that killed eleven people.
The Airshow's website says "as part of the event organisation, a number of safety and traffic management measures will be put in place to limit vehicular access around Paignton Seafront, Preston Seafront and the surrounding residential areas shortly before the event, during the event and shortly after the event."
The designated times of closure are:
- Friday 10 June - 6pm to 10:30pm
- Saturday 11 June - 10am to 10:30pm
- Sunday 12 June - 10am to 7pm
Many residents claim the closures are excessive.
Crowds of up to 150 thousand are expected for the first-ever three day festival based at Paignton.
Torbay has the highest percentage of children with tooth decay in the West Country.Read the full story ›
Residents of Torbay have voted to scrap their elected mayor.
The referendum result was passed by a majority of more than six thousand votes. It means when existing mayor Gordon Oliver vacates his role in May 2019, there will be no replacement - instead Torbay Council will elect its own leader.
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A baby-sitter who committed horrific acts of cruelty against two girls in Torbay more than thirty years ago has been jailed.Read the full story ›
Torquay United have been in talks with a development company and Torbay Council over an ambitious new stadium scheme.Read the full story ›