Theme Links:

Agatha Christie

Site run by Agatha Christie's only grandchild. Contains information about the Agatha Christie Society, biography, books and plays, TV, films and film characters. Calendar of Agatha Christie activities and Chatroom.

Brixham Heritage Museum

Site of the Brixham Heritage Museum and Museum Society. Information on the museum and archaeology. Search for Brixham people and scan the maritime archives.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Limited info on Brunel, his life and times. Links to some of the projects, eg. The Great Eastern, The Great Western, Saltash and Clifton bridges, the SS Great Britain.

John Lee

Site dedicated to "the man they could not hang." Contains the Babbacombe murder story, the St Marychurch inquest, the Torquay Court Archives and "What the Papers Said".

Kents Cavern

Information on the caves. Take a virtual tour, find out about archaeology, geology, excavation, and famous visitors, plus visitor information and location.

Paignton Zoo

Information about the zoo for visitors, conservation and education, A-Z of animals and plants, events and exhibitions, plus info on working in zoos.

Pilgrim Restoration Project

A site detailing the Pilgrim Restoration Project. The PILGRIM is a sailing trawler, built in Brixham in 1895. The aim of the Project is to restore the vessel and preserve her as part of Brixham's maritime heritage.

Torbay Civic Society

Promoting public interest in Civic Design in Torbay, stimulating public consciousness and appreciation of the beauty, history and character of Torbay and it's surroundings. The society also encourages the preservation, development and improvement of features which enhance the attractiveness of the three towns of Torbay.

Torquay Museum

Site gives visitor information and activities for children.

Information on the history of the museum and the Torquay Natural History Society and will give details of the galleries and collections in due course

Torquay Pottery Collectors Society

Official website of the Torquay Pottery Collectors Society, with info on the society, events and booklist.

William Pengelly

The William Pengelly Cave Studies Trust, whose aim is to further the study of caves and promote the conservation of the cave environment. (William Pengelly was the discover of Kents Cavern.) Information on the Trust and its work.

General Links:

New Opportunities Fund

The New Opportunities Fund is a Lottery Distributor created to award grants to education, health and environment projects throughout the UK.

Many of our grant programmes focus particularly on those in society who are most disadvantaged. We have offices in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as a presence in each of the nine English regions.

Our site offers information on how to apply for funding, details of grants in your area, which programmes are open for application and which are allocation-based, frequently asked questions on each programme, up to date information on our activities, details of exhibitions and events and a range of publications to download.

Sense of the South West

The Sense of the South West has links to regional projects funded by the New Opportunities Fund in the UK.

Torbay Council

From the menu on the left hand side of the screen select libraries, next select library catalogue and choose the Community Information option.

Torbay Library Services Community Information provides access to a wide variety of information about organisations in Torbay.

Organisations such as the Paignton Preservation and Local History Society and the Torbay Civic Society.

Torbay Grid for learning

The local Portal site for all things to do with Lifelong learning

Torbay Guide

Guide to Torbay. The site includes: accommodation; night life; events; local information; tourist information for Devon's English Riviera resort Torquay, Paignton and Brixham known as Torbay including hotels, bed and breakfast, guest houses self catering apartments, caravan parks, Hotels in Stoke Gabriel, and South Devon, business and nightlife in Torbay, tourist attractions and information, (info), shops theatre listings, restaurants, bars, clubs and much more!