The South West Film and Television Archive (SWFTA) is the regional film archive for the South West of England. Established in 1993, SWFTA's core collection comprises of the combined programme libraries of Westward Television and TSW (Television South West). The archive also cares for a significant number of donated film collections, both amateur and professional, dating back to the early 1900s.
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Devon and Cornwall Torquay Police Parade
Police review lifesaving skills
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The Devon and Cornwall Police join the Surf Life Saving GB team SLSGB, the Police Cadet Corps and Diving team to hold a parade in Torquay town centre to raise awareness for crime prevention, beach cleaning, beach education, lifesaving skills and sea rescues. Devon and Exeter Police, Cornwall County Constabulary and Plymouth City Police were amalgamated to form the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary in April 1967, Torbay has two divisions Torquay and Paignton-Brixham.
The SLSGB, the Police Marine Counter Terrorism unit and the Police Tactical Aid Group work together with RNLI life guard service to prevent illegal immigration, recover murder weapons, vehicles and missing people. Devon and Cornwall Police have the largest geographical area to cover in England and have The Marine Counter Terrorism and underwater search unit’s jurisdiction extends 12 miles off the coast.