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  • Family history research

    MY name is Sarah Anderson and I'm trying to find some information about my family history and wonder if you may be able to help. I was born Sarah Anne Owen in...

  • Nostalgic visit for David

    I INTEND to make a nostalgia visit to Torquay between December 12 and 15. I am 83 years old and do not expect to make another visit. I have fond memories of...

  • Dementia diagnosis needs funding

    IT'S been announced that family doctors in England are to be paid £55 for each patient they diagnose with dementia, in a six-month £5m scheme. Do...

  • Returning to traditional values

    IT was delightful to see that the Newton Abbot Mayor's Civic Service has returned back to traditional values . The Mayor, Cllr Mick Hocking and his Escort...

  • Concerns about loss of green spaces

    ON Tuesday, October 21 my wife and I spent an interesting morning at the Teignbridge Council Offices listening to the debate regarding, amongst other subjects,...

  • Keep Factory Row open

    I WAS interested to hear of Nick Pannell's comments about the effects of homelessness and the dangers for those sleeping rough in Torbay in winter. Thirty...

  • Still time for housing bonus payments

    THE Herald Express editions of October 16 and 23 have been quite revealing, certainly regarding the local Conservative Party and their councillors. And, of...

  • Thanks for donations

    THE Torquay Branch of Moose International wish to express their gratitude to all the people who gave so generously at our Torquay Sainsbury's collection on...

  • Doctor's changing role

    RE Loris Goring's letter (Herald Express October 9) I wish I could share her views about the NHS. At the surgery they have a new system where you speak to a...

  • Friendly welcome

    BRIXHAM Horticultural Society Show was held in the Scala Hall, Brixham on October 17 and 18. Pauline Laidler, volunteer, and Robert Boyd, a disabled member of...

  • Penalised for being prudent

    THE latest demand for a further £1.7 billion (1,700,000,000 pounds) by the EU is a disgrace. This is in addition to the current £8.6 billion we...

  • Same old winter advice

    AS a senior citizen I am appalled at the same old wintertime mantra being trotted out by our elected representatives in Parliament. Heat one room, wear layers...

  • Appointment confidential

    THE important post of town clerk becomes vacant and the position is not advertised? Just how come that the Evaluation Committee, which consists of just five...

  • No questions allowed on promotions

    THE full Brixham Town Council meeting finished with a major surprise. The chairman announced that Mrs Ki Barnes, town clerk, had resigned her post, effective...

  • Town council misses chance for re-think

    WHEN the town clerk to Brixham Town Council resigned, my immediate thought was that her decision to go left BTC with a timely opportunity to pause, to rethink...

  • Question for candidate

    WITH the 2015 General Election soon to be upon us, it is only fair that electors in Torbay and elsewhere know precisely where any prospective candidate stands...

  • System does not work in Torbay

    THE ridiculous way Torbay Conservatives continue to change leaders, plot to unseat each other from within and then deselect their own elected mayoral candidates...

  • We need to rescue carriages

    We need to rescue carriages IT IS very sad to see that another of Torbay's prime holiday attractions is passing into the annals of history. For 60 years, the...

  • Still justice in the world!

    IN ADRIAN Sanders' parliamentary round-up (HE, October 9), he criticises Labour's response to Britain's deficit which has be increased on the Tories and Liberal...

  • Turbine serves no local need

    HUNDREDS of Herald Express readers will drive from Paignton to Totnes on a regular basis using the main road, the A385. As they leave the deregulated zone and...