Armed Forces Day to take place on Paignton Green

News release PR7598 - published on 23 June 2017

Torbay Council, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and a number of local organisations will be supporting an Armed Forces Day event at Paignton Green on Saturday 1 July.

Grinagog hailed a success and key partner awarded MBE for festival work

News release PR7597 - published on 23 June 2017

Torbay Council’s first Grinagog event has been hailed a great success and one of the key partners who worked hard to bring the music festival to the Bay has been awarded an MBE for his festival work.

Have your say on new council ward boundaries for Torbay

News release PR7595 - published on 21 June 2017

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) is asking the residents of Torbay to help draw up new council wards for Torbay Council.

Joint press release from Torbay Council and TOR2 - waste collections

News release PR7593 - published on 20 June 2017

Torbay Council is working closely with TOR2 to ensure that TOR2 put the necessary steps in place to resolve the issue of inconsistent waste collections across the Bay and return the service to a normal pattern of collections.

Torbay’s Public Health Team supports Cover Up Mate campaign

News release PR7592 - published on 19 June 2017

Torbay’s Public health is supporting an initiative that urges South West outdoor workers to cover up to reduce risk of skin cancer.

Have your say on Torbay’s Economic Strategy

News release PR7591 - published on 19 June 2017

The Draft Torbay Economic Strategy has been published for public consultation to allow people from across the business community to have their say and help shape the new Strategy.

Torquay to remember those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire

News release PR7587 - published on 19 June 2017

Torbay will remember those who lost their lives and all others affected by the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London with a minute silence outside the Town Hall at 11am today.

Annual Highway Maintenance

News release PR7588 - published on 19 June 2017

Highway maintenance work to a number of roads across Torbay will be starting soon.

Level 2 Heat Warning

News release PR7586 - published on 16 June 2017

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is warning that areas around England may experience weather hot enough to trigger heat health alerts over the next few days, according to Met Office forecasts.

Park Home Prosecution

News release PR7584 - published on 16 June 2017

Hatchmere Park, the operator of Falcon Park, Totnes Road Paignton, have been heavily fined at Exeter Crown Court earlier this week following a joint prosecution by Torbay Council and the Health and Safety Executive.

Great West Jaguar and Classic Car Day

News release PR7583 - published on 15 June 2017

Love Classic cars? Then be sure not to miss the 2017 Great West Jaguar and Classic car Day hosted in the grounds of Torre Abbey Museum on Sunday 18 June.

Torre Abbey Museum Announces Radical Portraiture Retrospective

News release PR7582 - published on 14 June 2017

Face2Face…The Summer Exhibition runs 8 July to 3 September 2017 and is a select exhibition curated from the Arts Council Collection.

Torbay Lottery - Winner of Torre Abbey Museum Memberships

News release PR16 - published on 7 June 2017

Our lucky winner of a pair of annual memberships to Torre Abbey Museum is Mr Jones from Brixham, as he registered for the Torbay Lottery by Saturday 27 May 2017.

Fraudulent builder to pay significant Confiscation Order

News release PR7581 - published on 7 June 2017

Judge Erik Salomonsen, sitting at Exeter Crown Court on Thursday 18 May 2017, ordered that Lee Anthony Butterworth of Oxlea Close, Torquay pay £104,098.

Torbay to remember those affected by the London attacks

News release PR7577 - published on 5 June 2017

Torbay will remember those who lost their lives and all others affected by the attacks in London on Saturday night with a minute silence outside the Town Hall.

HMS Somerset visiting during Torbay Airshow

News release PR7575 - published on 2 June 2017

In support of the Torbay Airshow, HMS Somerset will be anchored in Tor Bay and residents and visitors will be able to go on board the warship.

Council Tax Single Person Discount Review

News release PR7574 - published on 1 June 2017

Torbay Council are sending letters to all the residents who currently receive the 25% council tax discount asking them to check their details are up to date.

Celebrate your UNESCO Global Geopark this May half term!

News release PR7573 - published on 26 May 2017

The 10th Geopark Festival will be held between Sunday 27 May and Sunday 4 June and will allow all the family to get creative, go exploring and gain knowledge on all things Geopark.

UPDATED - #therockconnectsus!

News release PR7572 - published on 25 May 2017

To kick start the 10th Geopark Festival celebrations the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark is delighted to launch the Earth Echoes film.

Torquay joins the nation in a minute silence following the Manchester attack

News release PR7571 - published on 25 May 2017

A minute silence will be held outside Torquay Town Hall this morning as the UK remembers those who died in the Manchester bombing.

Book of condolence

News release PR7570 - published on 24 May 2017

A book of condolence from the people of Torbay is being made available at Torquay Town Hall from Thursday 25 May following the terrible bombing at the Manchester Arena on Monday evening.

Torbay's Beaches amongst the best in the UK

News release PR7569 - published on 22 May 2017

Torbay’s beaches have once again been recognised as amongst the best in the UK and England, and have received the second highest number of Seaside and Blue Flag awards nationally.

Torbay Lottery’s first draw is almost here!

News release PR15 - published on 22 May 2017

On Saturday 27 May the first draw for the online Torbay Lottery will take place at 8pm.

Torre Abbey’s call out for your selfies to make into a work of art!

News release PR7566 - published on 17 May 2017

Face 2 Face is coming to Torre Abbey and you could be the face of the exhibition – all you have to do is send us a selfie!

Student Accommodation part of Town Centre transformation

News release PR7563 - published on 15 May 2017

Torbay Council will build student accommodation, for 300 students, on part of the Torquay Town Hall Car Park - now known as Upton Place.

Surface Dressing Roadworks

News release PR7562 - published on 15 May 2017

Essential highway maintenance will be taking place across Torbay, starting on Monday 22 May through to Friday 26 May.

Freedom of the Borough

News release PR7561 - published on 15 May 2017

On Tuesday 9 May 2017, Torbay Council unanimously passed a resolution to confer the Honorary Freedom of the Borough upon Mrs Lynne Hookings under Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972.

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