It is the 50th anniversary of the Babbacombe model village. The Devon attraction now includes a model of the Shard to bring it up-to-date
Torquay United face Exeter City in the Devon derby at Plainmoor tomorrow. Despite the rivalry there's plenty of Christmas spirit around.
A 60 metre high observation wheel opens for business in Torquay. It's hoped it will attract more visitors to the resort.
A 22-year-old man has been rescued after breaking his leg last night in a cliff fall at Daddyhole Cove near Torquay.
He had been climbing with friends when his equipment failed and he fell 20m from the top of the cliff.
The Coastguard Rescue helicopter was called out and airlifted the casualty to the top of the cliff where he was transferred to Torbay Hospital for further treatment.
Brixham Coastguard Watch Manager, David Colmer, said
"This group had gone climbing with the best intentions but equipment failure caused this serious accident. This man was fortunate that his group knew to contact the emergency services which enabled him to get quick medical attention"
A company which wanted to create an artifical diving reef in Torbay by sinking the Ark Royal now has its eye on another vessel after the former aircraft carrier was sold to Turkey.
The group called " Wreck the World" hopes to secure one of four redundant type twenty two frigates. Jeff Welch reports.
A group is hoping to buy a former Royal Navy frigate to sink off the coast of Torquay and use as an artificial diving reef.
Wreck the World say having a dive attraction will boost the local economy, and highlight the success of HMS Scylla, which was sunk off Whitsand Bay in Cornwall in 2004.
The group have the backing of Torbay Council, the Harbour Authority and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
These people in Torquay are also in favour:
The South West round of The Tour Series will pass through Torquay in May.
Round Six of the race will be televised on ITV4 on Tuesday 28 May.
A 56-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Torquay.
Police were called to a property in Shelley Avenue just after half past seven on Wednesday morning where they discovered the body of a 54-year-old woman.
The man has been taken to Torbay District Hospital but remains in police custody.
A police investigation is underway and scenes of crime officers are conducting an examination of the property today.
Investigations into a suspicious device found at a house in Torquay yesterday, have revealed the items were not dangerous. Officers evacuated the property in Falloway Close and the bomb disposal team was called out.
Police are still questioning a woman and two men at Torquay Police Station in connection with the incident.
Police are investigating a suspcious device that was found in the back garden of a house in Torquay. Residents were evacuated after a bomb disposal team was called to Falloway Close this afternoon - tonight the cordon has been lifted. Tamsin Eames reports.
A number of homes have been evacuated after Police were called to investigate a suspicious device found in the back garden of a house in Torquay.
People were told to stay away from the Falloway Close area around lunchtime today, and a bomb disposal team was called.
– Insp Richard McLellan, Devon & Cornwall Police
Officers were called for an unrelated matter earlier on today at one of the addresses locally and whilst they were conducting their inquiries they came across some items that have given them some cause for concern as a result of that with safety of the public paramount we've called in expert help to make sure those items are safe and those inquiries are ongoing and in the next two hours we should be able to get people back into their houses."