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Paignton:

see TorbayTorbay,
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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Paignton

a town and resort in SW England, in Devon: administratively part of Torbay since 1968
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The Authority is inviting tenders for the provision of management services including facilities management and delivering business support services and for meeting the project outputs for the new electronics an Photonics Innovation Centre (EPIC) located on a Torbay Council owned site at White Rock Business Park, Long Road, Paignton.
Prison sentences add up to over 140 years GANG LEADERS: Daniel Smith, 29, from Liverpool, 13 years, 4 months in prison; Thomas Kehoe, 26, from Liverpool, 12 years, 3 months; Kevin Deary, 28, from Torquay, 9 years, 3 months; Paul Fagan, 32, from Paignton, 10 years; Andrew Cleland, 41, from Torquay, 10 years; Robert Murphy, 33, from Brixham, 7 years, 6 months; Ian Ross, 37, from Paignton, 6 years, 8 months; Mark Worrall, 51, from Brixham, 2 years, 2 months; Neil Cupit, 30, from Liverpool, 8 years; John Cupit, 32, from Liverpool, 6 years.
Giles Palmer, curator of plants and gardens at Paignton Zoo, said: "Imagine you have the smell of rotting meat in a tin can and you open that can on the hottest, most humid day of the year.
Paignton Zoo Mali, the <B20-year-old orangutan, caught on camera as she walks a tightrope around 20ft from the ground.
WELL IT'S YELLOW: Monkeys at Paignton Zoo are banned from eating bananas because keepers say they are too sugary
But the run that Russian Music has enjoyed has put Dave on cloud nine - and thankful that he decided to buy a fish and chip shop in Paignton and have a bet in a local bookies.
We have included an excursion to Buckfast Abbey, Dartmouth and the resort of Paignton.
London, Aug 11 (ANI): An elephant at Paignton Zoo in Britain has got a pair of 500-pound slippers to wear.
Then there's Paignton, the perfect family holiday town, boasting long stretches of sandy beaches and activities for the young and young at heart.
Last year, Maurice Fox, 77, was told by Kirkham Street Sports and Social Club in Paignton, Devon, to "go outside when required".