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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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Torbay council, in agreement with the qualifying bodies (torquay neighbourhood forum, paignton neighbourhood forum, brixham peninsula neighbourhood forum), is seeking to procure independent examiners to undertake the examination of each of the submitted neighbourhood plans.
Dr Katy Upton, from Paignton Zoo, said: "According to the global computer database for zoo records, we are the first collection to successfully breed this species.
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.
WELL IT'S YELLOW: Monkeys at Paignton Zoo are banned from eating bananas because keepers say they are too sugary
In 2011 Duchess, Paignton Zoo's 42-year-old African elephant, was the first in the country to have an eye removed.
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".