PICTURES: Torquay Wheel's farewell fireworks
THE wet sky at night over Torquay was illuminated by a burst of colour as the town said farewell to one of its most popular attractions of the year.
The English Riviera Observation Wheel operators, Mellors Group, paid for the display launched from the Haldon Pier in Torquay Harbour as their thank you for the support they had received from locals and visitors this summer.
John Mellors said: "Apart from the fact the heavens opened just before the fireworks were set off, it was a good display and a good reaction and a great end to a good summer."
The wheel which was beside the Pavilion has relocated to Hyde Park in London for its Christmas festivities but the operators, council and tourism company are hoping it will be back in the Bay next year.
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