Full Council today approved a major investment package for Market Walk Shopping Centre, Newton Abbot.
Councillors unanimously supported the £2million upgrade scheme which will modernise the centre and create an open airy and spacious place to visit and shop. The proposals are the beginning of a series of immediate improvements to brighten the look and feel of Market Walk with further works phased over the next 2-3 years.
Visitors to Newton Abbot can now listen and learn about significant events in the town’s history through new, energy efficient heritage posts.
Positioned by places of historical interest at St. Leonards Tower, one of Newton Abbot’s most recognisable landmarks, Passmore Edwards Library and Courtenay Park, opposite the town’s railway station, the three heritage posts came about through a partnership between Teignbridge District Council, Newton Abbot Town Council and Newton Abbot Museum.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Devon teenager in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Police were informed by an ambulance crew at around 4:50am on Saturday 15th July that they had taken a 15-year-old girl to Torbay District Hospital who was unconscious after taking an unknown substance.
Police attended both the hospital and Bakers Park in Newton Abbot which was where the teenager in question was located. Sadly, the girl later died at hospital. Her next of kin have been informed and police are supporting the family.
UB40 star Robin Campbell is ready to get the party started as the iconic reggae band head to Devon to perform live at Newton Abbot Racecourse’s Sounds of the Summer concert.
For the renowned guitarist it’s a welcome return to South Devon, where UB40 will head a sensational line-up that includes pop band All Saints, Fine Young Cannibals (FYC) and eighties rock/pop band China Crisis on Sunday 16 July.
The weekend starts here! Join us for an afternoon of Summer Jumps racing in the beautiful South West.
NEW for 2017: Check out our two new Fizz Friday ticket packages at just £30pp which include Paddock entry, fizz or a refreshing drink, a tasty treat and a racecard. These packages are only available via our online ticket store until 5pm on Thursday 21 September.