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Arthur Smith and support Chris Brooks perform

Event Date: 
06/07/2014 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
St Bartholomews, Coffinswell

Enjoy laughter and playfulness when comics Arthur Smith and Chris Brooks come to town.

Arthur has secured hoards of fans through his BBC and Festival appearances, whilst Torquay local Chris Brooks is a regular on the South West comedy scene.

Audiences can catch the pair peform a range of stand up comedy on Sunday when they appear at St Bartholomews, Coffinswell at 7.30pm.

Tickets £12 adv from www.seetickets.com 0871 220 0260 www.theticketsellers.co.uk or 01803 875527.Doors 7pm. Further info 01803 875527or world.unlimited@o2.co.uk www.worldunlimited.co.uk

Glamour at the races for Ladies’ Day

Event Date: 
24/06/2014 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Enjoy an evening of glitz and glamour at the races on Tuesday 24th June at the St Austell Brewery Ladies’ Day at Newton Abbot Racecourse.

The most anticipated fixture of the racing calendar, take in the style and glamour of Ladies’ Day with the excitement of summer jumps racing. It’s the perfect excuse to dress to impress.

Tickets are priced at £12 for the Course Enclosure and £18 for the Paddock Enclosure. Tickets for both can be bought online at www.newtonabbotracing.com .

Children aged 16 and under and students with a valid student ID / NUS card receive free...

Investment boost to Newton Abbot economy

Authored by samtaylor66
Posted: Thu, 06/12/2014 - 9:55am

Work is set to begin this month on a £650,000 investment boost to the local economy by a leading South West business.

Newton Abbot Volkswagen, part of the Murray Group which also has a Volkswagen site in Plymouth, is to undergo a major facelift to provide a state of the art digital showroom.

But the dealership on The Avenue, Newton Abbot, is keen to assure customers that it is business as usual while the programme of works is underway.

Kevin Murray, brand manager at Newton Abbot and Managing Director of family run motors business the Murray Group said: “This is a...

An afternoon of exciting horseracing

Event Date: 
16/06/2014 - 12:30pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Visit us on Monday 16th June and enjoy a thrilling afternoon of summer jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse.

The action starts with the first race at 2:30pm. The gates will open at 12:30pm.

Tickets are priced at £12 for the Course Enclosure and £18 for the Paddock Enclosure. Tickets can be bought online at www.newtonabbotracing.com by 5pm the day before the fixture.

Children aged 16 and under and students with a valid student ID / NUS card will receive free entry.

An afternoon of racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Monday 9th June

Event Date: 
09/06/2014 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join us at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Monday 9th June for an afternoon of exciting summer jumps racing.

The fixture is the first 2-4-1 Monday of the season, where racegoers can enjoy two Paddock Enclosure tickets for the price of one when booked in advance. Tickets for this offer must be booked by 5pm on Monday 2nd June and can be bought at www.newtonabbotracing.com

Racing starts at 2:15pm and gates will open at 12:15pm.

Tickets at standard price can be bought by 5pm the day before the fixture. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the...

Romeo and Juliet

Event Date: 
06/08/2014 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
Bradley, Newton Abbot

On 6 August, 6.30-9pm, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men will present their 10th Anniversary production of Romeo and Juliet at Bradley, near Newton Abbot.

The company’s founder and Creative Producer Mark Puddle said: ‘Romeo and Juliet is the play that people always want to see. Its eternal themes of love, honour and revenge still resonate with modern audiences. What could be more perfect for a summer’s evening than a classical telling of this immortal love story.’

Romeo and Juliet will be performed on Wednesday 6th August at 6.30pm.

Tickets cost £14 adults, £10 children...

Inline Kitchens' tasty fundraiser

Authored by Inlinekitchens1
Posted: Tue, 05/27/2014 - 5:26am

Inline Kitchens in Newton Abbot took part in Rowcroft Hospice’s ‘Big Bake’ to help raise vital funds for this well deserving local charity. The showroom was a chatter with people coming to show their support and enjoy the atmosphere on the day.

The tea party was due to take place between 10am-1pm at their showroom opposite the Clock Tower in Newton Abbot, however the last guests arrived at 3.30pm. For a suggested donation guests were offered a tea, coffee or soft drink together with a sweet treat.

The cake stop in Newton Abbot are kindly donating some of their delicious...

Devon father jailed for baby throwing death

Authored by Huw Oxburgh
Posted: Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:29am

A man who killed his crying baby by throwing him into his cot has been jailed at Exeter Crown Court yesterday. Matthew Wickens, 24, was jailed for six years and five months after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of his son, Riley Gardener.

Matthew Wickens, from Newton Abbot, admitted that he had shook Riley and slammed him down in his cot when he could not get the crying baby to settle , in November 2012.

Post-mortem examinations on Riley's body showed that he suffered massive head injuries associated with non-accidental shaking injuries.

Riley's body was later...

An exciting afternoon of racing at Newton Abbot

Event Date: 
21/05/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Visit us at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Wednesday 21st May for a great afternoon of summer jumps racing.

Join us for our mid-week fixture and start the countdown to the bank holiday weekend.

Children aged 16 and under go free, as do students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card.

Celebrating a special occasion? We have a range of group booking discounts available when booked in advance.

Tickets can be bought online at www.newtonabbotracing.com until 5pm the day before the fixture or by calling the racecourse office on 01626 353235. Tickets will be...

An afternoon of racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Thursday 8th May

Event Date: 
08/05/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

With summer just around the corner, enjoy an afternoon of thrilling summer jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Thursday 8th May.

Racing will start at 14:05, with gates opening at 12:05.

Tickets for the day can be purchased at www.newtonabbotracing.com until 5pm the day before the fixture. Tickets will be available at the gate upon arrival.

Don’t forget – children aged 16 and under and students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card can enjoy free entry to all fixtures.

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