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borough and unitary authority (1991 pop. 54,430), SW England. The borough comprises the towns of Torquay, Paignton, and Brixham. On Tor Bay is a noted tourist resort area, known as the "English Riviera." William of Orange (William III) landed at Brixham in 1688.
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Though Brixham - at the southern end of Torbay - has been a busy fishing port for centuries, it is popular for holidays too.
A spokeswoman for Brixham Coastguard, who coordinated the rescue, said: "The Belgian crewmen are unscathed after their ordeal.
But crewmen based in Brixham, Devon, refuse to reveal the exact location of their haul in case foreign boats cash in.
A 5,000-tonne ship was bring brought from Brixham to start pumping out the remaining oil.
They thoroughly covered the area with the units and looked at tidal information, but sadly found nothing,' said a coastguard from Brixham.
THREE of Britain's best-loved resorts - Torquay, Paignton and Brixham - lie along the 22 miles of unspoilt coastline known as the English Riviera.
visits Brixham to sample Devon hospitality at its finest
The town of seven hills is the centre of the English Riviera, a 22-mile stretch of coast that embraces the resorts of Paignton and Brixham.
At only 19, Jarvis, the New Jersey native who has relocated to Brixham in Devon, has the potential to be a future Springsteen.
Brixham coastguards said the diver had surfaced in difficulties yesterday and was picked up by a dive boat.
Newport Sea Anglers are running a coach trip to Brixham for a day's fishing on the breakwater on Saturday, August 17, and any anglers who want to go along should contact Karen Davies on 01633 676561.
Sheila and Bert Kelsey, both aged 69, have been running Underwood News in Brixham Drive, Wyken for some 29 years.