The Miss World contest is a competition that divides opinion, many believing it's sexist and outdated - and last night as the final heats of the Miss England contest were held in Torquay - it seems it's divided opinion there too.
Those supporting the event say it's brought a welcome boost to the Bay, bringing the area international publicity. But some argue, it's not the kind of publicity Torbay needs. Claire Manning spent the evening at the competition.
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