Devon and Cornwall Police have reffered an incident to the Police Complaints Commission after a man died in hospital folling an incident in which he was restrained by officers.
The 38-year-old man - died in hospital following an incident in Paignton.
The incident happened at around 9pm on Wednesday 29th April when police were called to a disturbance outside of the bar on the Esplanade in Paignton involving an altercation between two men and door staff.
During the incident the 38 year-old man, while being restrained, became unconscious and following CPR by officers...
Get ready to ‘ooh’ and ‘ahhh’ on Goodrington Sands this May Day Bank Holiday weekend as Splashdown Quaywest open its doors for the summer with an Opening Weekend Firework Extravaganza, free for visitors and residents alike.
As darkness falls on Saturday 2nd May, watch in awe as Splashdown’s annual Firework show returns for its 2nd year. From 9.15pm, enjoy a stunning show full of spectacular colours and a truly wonderful display managed by renowned firework technicians Firemagic UK.
Visitors can watch the Fireworks from Youngs Park and the beach at Goodrington Sands, and for...
As Splashdown Quaywest, the UK’s biggest outdoor waterpark, readies to open its doors ahead of an exciting 2015 season, they do so with a spring in their step after being named 2015 winners at the prestigious Herald Express South Devon Business Excellence awards.
Brilliantly combining 8 fantastic flume rides and some of the English Riviera's most spectacular views, the family-favourite attraction was announced winner of the Best Tourism/Leisure Award at the glittering awards ceremony on Friday 27th March, beating off stiff competition from a host of popular local attractions...
If you’re looking for a wet and wild fun-filled day out then Splashdown Quaywest in Paignton is, without a doubt, the place to head for.
I took my son Sam and his friend Charlie, both 10, for the day recently, and they had had an absolutely fantastic time.
The park offers eight flume rides including the Devil’s Drop - a heart-stopping ride for thrill seekers, the Wild Kamikaze, Tumbling Tyres and The Screamer. For younger children there’s the Submarine Splash and Tiddler fun pool.
Sam and Charlie’s favourite ride of all was the Tumbling Tyres.
Three Devon academies will need new financial sponsorship after the Department of Education (DfE) confirmed the closue of the Prospects Academy Trust. The DfE has confirmed that the government are seeking new sponsors for six schools including three in Devon after the Prospects Academy Trust will became the first academies chain to close its doors. In total the chain operates six schools including Paignton Community & Sports Academy (PCSA) as well as the Curledge Street and King's Ash primary schools both also in Paignton In a letter to parents the principal of PCSA, Jane English...