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Adventure Drive-In announce UK's biggest drive-in cinema tour

Authored by Mary

Adventure Drive-In, the UK's biggest drive-in tour, will be visiting over 20 towns and cities this summer, including Exeter and Newton Abbot!

Friends and family are invited to enjoy outdoor screenings of their favourite films, new and old, from the safety and comfort of their cars. With 80s classics including Dirty Dancing, Back to the Future, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Labyrinth, The...

Turf cutting marks work underway on A382 upgrade

Authored by Mary

A turf cutting has been held to mark the start of the first phase of the £13 million Devon County Council scheme upgrading the A382 at Newton Abbot.

Work is currently underway on earthwork, vegetation clearance and utility service diversion as part of the improvements to the link from Newton Abbot to the A38 at Drumbridges roundabout.

The project involves realigning and...

Family Fun Awaits at Newton Abbot Racecourse’s Country Show

Authored by Actuate Marketing

The final preparations are being made ahead of Newton Abbot Racecourse’s first Country Show on Saturday 17 August which is set to be an unmissable family event.

With children 16 and under going free and adult tickets just £4 when booked in advance, the event is promising to be a great-value day out for all of the family.

On the day over 100 exhibitors will be in attendance,...

St Austell Brewery Ladies' Day returns to Newton Abbot

Authored by Actuate Marketing

Glitz, glamour and great racing are set to return to Newton Abbot Racecourse on Tuesday 25 June with the return of the ever-popular St Austell Brewery Ladies’ Day evening racing fixture.

Alongside seven thrilling races during the evening, added excitement will come in the form of the Best Dressed competitions which are closely fought each year.

During the fixture, a team of...

Racegoer feedback leads winter developments at Newton Abbot ahead of season opener

Authored by Actuate Marketing

The finishing touches to Newton Abbot Racecourse’s extensive winter re-development programme are being made ahead of the start of the new season at Newton Abbot on Easter Saturday 20 April.

Listening closely to feedback from racegoers over recent years has led the focus of the annual re-development programme.

One of the biggest areas to be developed is the Course Enclosure...

Consultation on next phase of Newton Abbot pedestrian and cycle path

Authored by News Desk

A consultation is to be held into proposals for the next phase of a pedestrian and cycle path being developed in Newton Abbot.

As part of the shared path scheme, Devon County Council is looking at the next stage of improvements, with a consultation being held until Friday 2 November.

It’s proposed that the existing footway on Exeter Road, between Churchill’s Roundabout and...

Racing and fashion combine for Ladies' Day at Newton Abbot Racecourse

Authored by Actuate Marketing

Horseracing enthusiasts and fashion fans are set to unite at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Tuesday 26 June for the social pinnacle of the racing season – Ladies’ Day.

The ever-popular fixture will see the two worlds combine for an action-packed evening to remember, filled with top summer jumps racing and some added glitz and glamour thrown in for good measure.

New for this year is...

Racecourse partners with Plymouth & District MIND and Racing Welfare

Authored by Actuate Marketing

Mental health and wellbeing takes centre stage at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Wednesday 16 May for their first racing fixture in partnership with Plymouth & District Mind and Racing Welfare.

The afternoon racing fixture, which falls during Mental Health Awareness week, aims to improve understanding of mental health issues and the support that is available to both the general public...

Course improvements set to make racedays an even better experience for racing fans

Authored by Actuate Marketing

Leading up to the start of this year’s summer jumps season on Easter Saturday, the team at Newton Abbot Racecourse have been hard at work implementing a number of important new improvements and changes.

Over the winter break the racecourse has invested tens of thousands of pounds in improvements both on and off the track, to better the total experience at Newton Abbot Racecourse for...

Racecourse team bolstered by new appointment

Authored by Actuate Marketing

The team at Newton Racecourse has been bolstered by the addition of new member, Jenny Paton, who joins as Business Development Manager. Although a new role for Jenny at Newton Abbot, it’s not the first time she has added her experience and skills to the South West racecourse; Jenny first worked for the racecourse as Marketing Manager ten years ago before moving to another iconic Devon brand,...

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