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Pre-loved sale

Event Date: 
14/11/2015 - 9:30am
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Pre-loved sale at Newton Abbot With Christmas just around the corner, there is an opportunity to support Hospiscare and find a bargain at the ‘Pre-Loved’ sale at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday 14th November.

Hosted by the racecourse’s Conference and Events Manager, Sylvia Fairchild, the event will look to raise funds for Hospiscare to help them continue their amazing work, caring for those who are terminally ill in Exeter and across Mid Devon.

The ‘Pre-Loved’ sale is one of a number of fundraising events organised by Sylvia to raise money for the charity. She is also...

Pre-loved sale at Newton Abbot

Authored by ActuateMarketing
Posted: Wed, 11/04/2015 - 6:55am

With Christmas just around the corner, there is an opportunity to support Hospiscare and find a bargain at the ‘Pre-Loved’ sale at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday 14th November.

Hosted by the racecourse’s Conference and Events Manager, Sylvia Fairchild, the event will look to raise funds for Hospiscare to help them continue their amazing work, caring for those who are terminally ill in Exeter and across Mid Devon.

The ‘Pre-Loved’ sale is one of a number of fundraising events organised by Sylvia to raise money for the charity. She is also taking part in the Great Wall...

Man arrested after pensioner attacked at home

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 11/02/2015 - 12:39pm

Police have made an arrest in relation to an aggravated burglary that left a 77-year-old man unconscious in his home in Newton Abbot.

Brian Newton suffered a suspected fractured eye socket as well as bruising and had his wallet that contained £120 stolen from him during the aggravated burglary on Sunday 25 October.

Following the appeal to the public, police have arrested a 24-year-old local man in connection with the aggravated burglary. He has since been bailed until 13th January pending further enquiries.

If anyone has any information, please contact the police...

Devon racecourse named one of best in Britain

Authored by ActuateMarketing
Posted: Thu, 10/29/2015 - 4:12pm

Newton Abbot Racecourse has been named as one of the best racecourses in Britain for racehorse owners, after once again achieving Gold Standard from the Racehorse Owners’ Association (ROA).

Out of 60 racecourses in the country, Newton Abbot was one of 12 racecourses to be awarded the accolade, with others including Hamilton Park, Kempton Park and Market Rasen.

The Gold Standard award strives to recognise excellence for owners at each racecourse in the country and looks to improve the experience for racehorse owners year on year.

Patrick Masterson, Managing Director...

Appeal after pensioner attacked in his home

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 12:00pm

Police are appealing to the public to help them track down the man responsible for an aggravated burglary that left a 77-year-old man unconscious in his home in Newton Abbot.

Brian Newton returned to his home in the Buckland area around 12.30am on Sunday 25 October to find his front door open. When he entered the lounge there was a man standing behind the door. The intruder demanded money before attacking Mr Newton and knocking him unconscious.

Mr Newton injuries include a suspected fractured eye socket as well and bruising and swelling to his cheek and left eye. The...

Man arrested in Devon murder investigation

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 10/18/2015 - 5:14pm

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Newton Abbot have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

Adrian Munday, 51, was found dead at a property in Wain Lane, Newton Abbot at around 11am on Tuesday 6 October.

The investigation found that there had been a fire at the address which was extinguished before police arrived.

The investigation found that there had been a fire at the address which was extinguished before police arrived.

Following the results of a forensic post mortem of Mr Munday police launched a murder investigation.

Police have...

Murder enquiry launched in Newton Abbot

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 10/16/2015 - 11:45pm

Detectives have launched a murder enquiry following the suspicious death of a 51-year-old man in Newton Abbot.

Adrian Munday [pictured] was found deceased at a property, at 8 Wain Lane around 11am on Tuesday 6 October.

The investigation found that there had been a fire at the address which was extinguished before police arrived.

The death was being treated as unexplained, but a further forensic examination has now determined that Mr Munday had sustained serious injuries which were not related to the fire.

Detectives from the Major Crime Investigation Team...

Baby rescued from locked garage

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 10/05/2015 - 1:26pm

A three-month-old baby was rescued from a locked garage in Newton Abbot today.

Firefighters from Newton Abbot were sent to the garage in Jetty Marsh Road just after 11am, following a call reporting a car with a baby inside, which had been accidently locked in a garage.

Crews rescued the baby girl by gaining access to the garage via a ground floor window and used small tools to gain entry to the vehicle.

The baby was reunited her mother, uninjured.

Newton Abbot Racecourse Season Finale

Event Date: 
09/10/2015 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse and celebrate the end of another great racing season with their season finale on Friday 9th October.

Popular local band Station Road will be performing after the last race to end the season in style.

Racing for the afternoon starts at 13:55, with gates opening at 11:55. The last race is at 17:05.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets can be bought online until 17:00 on Thursday 8th October. There will also be tickets available at the gate on the day.

Don’t forget – Children...

Penultimate fixture of the season

Event Date: 
28/09/2015 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Spend an afternoon at Newton Abbot Racecourse and enjoy thrilling jumps racing on Monday 28 September.

The first race is at 14:00 and gates open at 12:00. The last race is at 16:30.

Tickets can be bought online until 17:00 on Sunday 27 September. There will also be tickets available at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure.

Remember – Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid photographic ID / NUS card can enjoy free entry.

The racecourse also offers entry to all disabled...

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