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Season Opener at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Tuesday 4th April 2017

Event Date: 
04/04/2017 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

The wait is over – join us at Newton Abbot Racecourse as we start another thrilling season of summer jumps racing on Tuesday 4th April 2017.

The first of 18 fixtures, celebrate our Season Opener with friends, family or colleagues – tickets are available now priced at £19 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure.

Enjoy a day at the races for less - Group discounts are available when booked in advance.

Fine Young Cannibals announced for Sounds of the Summer Festival

Authored by ActuateMarketing
Posted: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:50pm

Chart-topping eighties band Fine Young Cannibals will complete the star-studded line-up of acts performing at this year’s Sounds of the Summer festival at Newton Abbot Racecourse.

The band, whose hits include She Drives Me Crazy and Good Thing, was today revealed as the final act confirmed for the live music spectacular, which takes place on Sunday 16 July.

FYC will join an incredible line-up that includes reggae royalty UB40, nineties pop group All Saints and eighties rock/pop band China Crisis.

UB40 to headline Sounds of the Summer

Authored by ActuateMarketing
Posted: Thu, 02/09/2017 - 3:24pm

Newton Abbot Racecourse is fast becoming one of the South West’s leading music venues with the announcement of its next annual music festival, Sounds of the Summer, which will take place this July.

UB40 to headline Sounds of the Summer at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Sunday 16 July

Event Date: 
16/07/2017 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Reggae royalty UB40 will be headlining Sounds of the Summer at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Sunday 16 July.

See Duncan Campbell, Robin Campbell, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Earl Falconer and James Brown perform some of their greatest hits live on the night. They will be also joined by some very special guests, to be announced soon.

Enjoy a jam-packed evening filled with hit-after-hit of live music in the South Devon countryside. Tickets on sale now Early Bird Adult Admission (Available until 31 March): Buy today and save!

Lemonfest announce first wave of acts for 2017

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 02/05/2017 - 7:13am

Now taking place across two-days for the first time ever, Lemonfest returns to Newton Abbot Racecourse on 9th-10th June for it’s 8th year.

The fiercely independent festival has a rapidly growing reputation, and remains 100% self funded by the two founders - who are childhood friends. An eclectic mix of entertainment is split across 6 stages, whilst an array of bars and food stalls sell irresistible local produce from around the Westcountry.

Festive surprise for Newton Abbot Market shopper

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 12/24/2016 - 9:19am

A trip to Newton Abbot’s markets turned into a Christmas surprise for one lucky Teignbridge resident.

Mr Roger Lloyd from Kingskerswell was drawn as the winner of a £100 Christmas hamper packed full of festive goodies supplied by Bakers the Butcher, The Market Deli and Home Bake - from Newton Abbot's Indoor Market. A popular annual event on the market calendar, the competition saw market shoppers completing an entry form for a chance to win the fantastic festive prize.

Devon nature reserve needs your vote

Authored by Devon Wildlife Trust
Posted: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 7:52am

A new Devon nature reserve on a former spoil heap is in the running to receive funding in a national competition.

But the funding from the Aviva Community Fund is awarded to projects that win the most public votes. So the charity Devon Wildlife Trust is encouraging people to vote to help the wildlife at its new Teigngrace Meadow nature reserve.

Newton Abbot suspicious device 'not viable'

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 10/22/2016 - 9:07pm

Police have confirmed that following initial investigations the device found at a property in Newton Abbot is not viable.

A 200 metre cordon put in place around the address in Tudor Road has now been lifted.

Residents evacuated from nearby properties have been allowed to return to their homes.

In a statement, Devon and Cornwall Police said: "We can confirm that following initial investigations, the device found at Tudor Road, Newton Abbot, is not viable.

Suspicious device found in Newton Abbot

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 10/22/2016 - 3:40pm

Residents have been evacuated and a road has been cordoned off after a 'suspicious device' was found at a property in Newton Abbot this afternoon (Saturday 22 October).

Tudor Street has been completely closed off and a 200 metre cordon is in place around the site.

The A381 East Street has also been closed between King Street and Powderham Road.

In a statement, police said: “On Saturday, 22 October, officers from the Metropolitan Police attended an address in Tudor Road, Newton Abbott.

Celebrate the end of the season at our last fixture - Thursday 20 October

Event Date: 
20/10/2016 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join us for our last fixture of 2016 and celebrate the end of a great racing season on Thursday 20 October - buy your tickets today.

Racing for the afternoon starts at 14:20 with gates opening at 12:20. The last race is at 17:10.

Tickets for the afternoon are available at our online ticket store until 17:00 today, 19 October and will also be available to buy at the gate on the day.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure.

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