Securing the future of Torbay Leisure Centre and the Velopark

News release PR7618 - published on 14 August 2017

On Monday 7 August 2017, Torbay Council agreed to lease Torbay Leisure Centre and the adjacent Velopark to Parkwood Leisure until 2029.

Torbay Lottery £2000 winner!

News release PR7617 - published on 11 August 2017

One lucky Torbay Lottery player from Brixham has won £2000 – the first substantial winner since the initiative’s first draw on 27 May. There hasn’t been a jackpot winner yet, but Angela Neil scooped thousands of pounds on Saturday 5 August.

Consumers urged to follow safety advice when shopping for soft toys

News release PR80807 - published on 8 August 2017

Consumers buying soft toys for young children are urged to follow advice from The Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service (DSTTSS) after some failed safety tests.

Torbay Council’s achievements in Business Support win recognition in national Regulatory Delivery Award

News release PR7616 - published on 4 August 2017

Torbay Council have been jointly honoured at the national Regulatory Delivery Awards for their work in boosting business by forging closer ties between traders and regulatory bodies.

English Riviera links with China

News release PR7615 - published on 4 August 2017

An agreement of friendly exchange and cooperation has been signed between the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark and Tianzhushan UNESCO Global Geopark, China, during a visit of a delegation of senior officials for the territory.

Don’t miss open air cinema event in the grounds of Torre Abbey Museum

News release PR7614 - published on 3 August 2017

Torre Abbey Museum, in partnership with Barn Cinema and Dartington Arts, is proud to bring you eight nights of fantastic open air cinema in the stunning grounds of Torre Abbey, amongst the ancient ruins.

Application for ‘Stopping Up’ order to Eastern Esplanade and Pier Approach, Paignton

News release PR7613 - published on 26 July 2017

Following a recent parking strategy review and extensive consultation, Torbay Council will be applying for a ‘Stopping Up’ order to the highway along Eastern Esplanade and Pier Approach from Monday 11 September 2017.

Statement: Council Tax Final Notices

News release PR10 - published on 25 July 2017

A statement regarding the incorrect issue of Council Tax Final Notices.

The Palace Theatre Big Ticket Hunt!

News release PR7611 - published on 24 July 2017

Do you want to go on a magical treasure hunt with Aladdin this summer? Over the summer holidays, the Palace Theatre is giving away 100's of tickets by staging a treasure hunt around Torbay.

There’s no hiding place for rogue traders

News release PR2 - published on 20 July 2017

Two trading standards services on different sides of the country have worked together to convict a rogue trader who preyed on the elderly and the vulnerable.

Blind Legend Takes to the Seas to Chase That Elusive 100mph!

News release PR7608 - published on 18 July 2017

On Wednesday 19 July, 11:30am and 1pm, blind legend Mike Newman will be attempting his latest challenge – to become the first blind person to take an F1 Powerboat at over 100mph. The speedboat will be launching from Torquay harbour.

Councils come together to champion care and support workers

News release PR1 - published on 17 July 2017

Authorities across the South West are supporting a campaign launched today (Monday 17 July) that raises the profile of care and the positive role of care workers in a drive to recruit the right people to the sector.

EPIC Planning Application Submitted

News release PR1702 - published on 17 July 2017

A planning application for the new proposed Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre (EPIC) has been submitted to Torbay Council’s Planning Department.

The Palace Theatre - a bright new future

News release PR7605 - published on 11 July 2017

Discussions are now underway to raise the curtains on a new future for Paignton’s 107 year-old theatre following Torbay Council’s decision to work with a new Community Interest Company.

HMS Torbay to return Freedom of Torbay

News release PR7606 - published on 11 July 2017

On Wednesday 19 July, HMS Torbay will be handing back the Honorary Freedom of Torbay, which was presented to the crew of the submarine by Elected Mayor, Gordon Oliver in 2015.

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