Category: Newton Abbot

  • Asda under construction

    Not everyone was looking forward to shopping in the new Asda. I was one of them.

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  • Newton Abbot Pubs 2005

    These are just 10 of the 22 pubs in Newton Abbot at the time, one or two of which have changed beyond recognition.

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  • Newton Abbot Carnival 1992

    It was July in sunny south Devon. Except that it was not sunny; it was grey and overcast, but that did not stop the festivities…

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  • Let’s Knock Down Newton Abbot!

    It is perhaps surprising how much demolition is required and how many road changes are needed just to build a supermarket. And did we really need it?

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  • Bus Station Demolition

    I have many memories of Newton Abbot bus station spread over some decades and, like many townspeople over a certain age I still regret its passing.

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  • Beer, Swann and Hoagies

    Maltings Beer Festival 2011, Newton Abbot, April 14-16 I got through about 14 or so great beers over two days, and not a bad one amongst them. I also got to see Nicky Swann live and indulge in some of the best sausage hoagies you will get anywhere. The 19th Maltings beer festival was better […]

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