Two new Bus Companies to operate within Torbay

News release PR7532 - published on 24 March 2017

Torbay Council has been working hard with other operators to try and ensure that bus services can be maintained, following the announcement last month that Torbay bus operator ‘Local Link’ was withdrawing from the fare element of their business with effect from Saturday 1 April 2017.

Return of the English Riviera Wheel

News release PR7531 - published on 24 March 2017

Work at Princess Gardens has begun to prepare for the arrival of the English Riviera Wheel and Carousel.

Torbay to receive additional funding for Adult Social Care

News release PR7530 - published on 22 March 2017

Adult social care in Torbay will be receiving a boost of £7.4 million over the next three years following the recent announcement during the Spring Budget.

Summer Parking Charges

News release PR7527 - published on 20 March 2017

Summer parking charges are being introduced in Torbay car parks on Tuesday 21 March.

Transatlantic Tall Ships Regatta start in Tor Bay and Small Ships Race event

News release PR7526 - published on 20 March 2017

A unique sea spectacle is coming to Tor Bay this spring.

Cycle, run or skate your way around Torbay Velopark!

News release PR7523 - published on 16 March 2017

Torbay Velopark has now been open for two and a half years, and has had over 17,500 visits! The park is now aiming to exceed 20,000 visits by its third birthday in July.

Improving Torbay’s roads

News release PR7522 - published on 9 March 2017

Torbay residents are being encouraged to report pothole or footway defects to help the council identify priority repairs.

Statement: The Super Weekend

News release PR2 - published on 6 March 2017

There has been a lot of speculation on social media regarding The Super Weekend which is inaccurate and misleading. Find out the real reason why formal permission hasn’t been given by Torbay Council.

Trading Standards prosecution

News release PR7518 - published on 22 February 2017

Torbay Council and the Health and Safety Executive have both separately successfully prosecuted a building contractor and their appointed gas engineer for a number of offences, including the misleading a customer over the fitting of a gas boiler and wood burning stove.

Council invests in a Torbay retail park to raise income

News release PR7516 - published on 22 February 2017

Torbay Council has purchased a prime retail park in Torbay as part of a long-term investment strategy to promote the local economy and generate income.

Over £750,000 funding received for nursery provision in Torbay

News release PR7508 - published on 14 February 2017

Two schools in Torbay will be receiving funding to improve or provide nursery provision.

Teaching Children Good Hygiene Habits

News release PR7514 - published on 14 February 2017

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is supporting Public Health England to encourage young children to be taught basic hygiene measures from a young age.

Increase in Influenza Outbreaks

News release PR7513 - published on 14 February 2017

There is widespread flu activity nationwide and so Torbay Council’s Public Health Team, in partnership with Public Health England, are warning people about the prevention methods and symptoms.


News release PR7512 - published on 14 February 2017

Did you know that 1 in 4 Westcountry people would fail to call 999 when witnessing first signs of a stroke?

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