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  • We have a third carriage hooray!

    By julyguy1 at 13:54 on 03/11/12
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    From Peter Carroll, 34, Dartmouth Road, Paignton TQ4 5HN  Tel: 01803 552619   Having been in touch with Mark Webber of the First Great Western customer Services team, regarding the horrendous overcrowding of two carriage trains on late afternoon services from Exeter to Paignton, and having seen in the Herald other complaints as well as my own on this issue, your readers may who use this service may not be aware that FGW...
  • Dainton Self Storage Encourage Safer Driving This Winter

    By Dainton Self Storage & Removals at 15:36 on 29/10/12
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    Fit Winter Tyres And Store Your Spares For Free With Dainton Self Storage More and more of the region's motorists are considering fitting winter tyres in response to the icy conditions that the UK has experienced in recent years. However, securely storing the spare set can be prohibitive and many tyre providers charge for storage. To encourage safer driving this winter, Dainton Self Storage are offering free storage for spare tyres...
  • Paignton drivers warning: No U-turns on Hamelin Way

    By JamSpotter at 12:51 on 07/06/12
    Drivers are being warned that no U-turns are permitted on the A380 Hamelin Way that connects Paignton to Torquay. Photograph: Chris Downer/Geograph
    Drivers are being warned of the dangers of making illegal U-turns on a busy Torbay road that connects Paignton to Torquay. During a three-year period there were five collisions at the end of the dual carriageway section on the A380 in Hamelin Way. Three of these were caused by drivers performing prohibited U-turns. Two of them resulted in serious injuries and there were minor injuries in the other one. The council is warning road...
  • Olympic Torch relay parking promotion and traffic plans in Paignton

    By adamjohn78 at 17:50 on 15/05/12
    Olympic Torch relay parking promotion and traffic plans in Paignton.
    The council is offering a "park for a pound" promotion on Sunday 20 May, the day the Olympic Torch comes to Paignton and the rest of the Bay. People arriving in council car parks along the torch's route before 1pm will be able to buy a ticket for just £1. Meanwhile, the council has also announced its traffic management plans. Cllr Robert Excell, Executive Lead for Safer Communities and Transport, said: "Excitemen...
  • Half a million pound boost for Bay's bus passengers

    By PaigntonPeep at 15:02 on 28/03/12
    Two RTI screens and an information kiosk will be installed at Paignton Bus Station. Photograph:  Chris Talbot/Geograph
    More than half a million pounds has been awarded to the council to install real-time information for bus passengers around Torbay. The Department of Transport has announced that Torbay is one of 24 local authorities to successfully bid for £514,700 from its £70million Better Bus Area fund, which aims to boost growth, improve partnerships with bus companies and increase passenger numbers. The money will be used for a number...

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