Exciting new future for Torbay’s Libraries

News release PR7655 - published on 8 December 2017

Torbay Libraries are facing a bright new future following the announcement that from 1 April 2018, the libraries will be run by Devon-based charity, Libraries Unlimited, on behalf of Torbay Council.

Civic and Community Carol Service

News release PR7654 - published on 7 December 2017

The Chairman of Torbay Council, Cllr Anne Brooks, invites you to attend this year’s informal Civic and Community Christmas Carol Service.

Let’s talk turkey

News release PR7653 - published on 6 December 2017

Don’t fall foul of food poisoning this Christmas. Torbay Council is supporting the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to help people safely prepare roast turkey dinners this Christmas.

Expansion to the Premier Inn at Goodrington Sands approved

News release PR7652 - published on 5 December 2017

Torbay Council’s Development Management Committee has recently approved a planning application for Whitbread to expand the current Premier Inn Hotel at Goodrington Sands.

Keep Antibiotics Working

News release PR7651 - published on 30 November 2017

Following on from antibiotics awareness week, Torbay Council’s Public Heath Team is supporting the nationwide ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign.

Early Years Advisory Team at the forefront of co-located care research

News release PR7650 - published on 29 November 2017

Torbay Council, with support from the WCMT Travel Fellowship, has been making connections across the Atlantic to see how the UK could benefit from the practice of co-located intergenerational care.

Torquay toilets temporarily close

News release PR7622 - published on 29 November 2017

An updated on the closure of the ladies and disabled toilets in Union Street which are closed for health and safety reasons.

Kings Ash Road closure

News release PR7649 - published on 28 November 2017

Kings Ash Road is closed during the day this week so the Highways team can carry out some repairs on Kings Ash Hill.

Considering solar panels? Check the provider's credentials urges Trading Standards

News release PR7647 - published on 24 November 2017

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service is warning residents to check the credentials of companies selling solar panels before they buy.

Rogue Carpet Cleaner Gets Cleaned Out

News release PR7646 - published on 23 November 2017

A company director convicted of fraud, who operated two carpet cleaning companies, will have to pay back in full the £219,007.12 that he made from his crime if assets are identified in the future.

National HIV Testing Week launches in England

News release PR7645 - published on 22 November 2017

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is supporting National HIV Testing Week which kicked off on Saturday 18 November with the aim to raising awareness of HIV testing.

Princess Gardens Fountain to receive a facelift

News release PR7644 - published on 21 November 2017

Princess Gardens Grade II Listed fountain will be receiving a facelift during the upcoming winter months.

Torre Abbey Museum gears up for its first Winter Fest

News release PR7643 - published on 20 November 2017

Following its win of Visitor Attraction of the Year at the English Riviera and South Devon Tourism Awards 2017, and to round off an amazing year, Torre Abbey Museum will be hosting its first ever Winter Fest on 2 and 3 December from 10am to 5pm.

Residents in Torbay join the #SugarSmartTorbay 4 week challenge!

News release PR7642 - published on 16 November 2017

Torbay’s Public Health Team is encouraging people to attempt the Sugar Smart 4 Week challenge and is providing support and tips to help people along the way.

Torbay’s bathing waters continue to meet standards

News release PR7641 - published on 14 November 2017

This year’s bathing water quality results have been announced and Torbay’s beaches are continuing to meet the highest European standards.

An opportunity to support the future development of Parkfield

News release PR7640 - published on 13 November 2017

Do you have an interest in what could be delivered to young people and the local community at Parkfield Youth Centre? If so Torbay Council want to hear from you.

Stay Well this Winter

News release PR7639 - published on 9 November 2017

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is supporting the 2017/18 Stay Well This Winter campaign.

Arrangements for Remembrance Sunday Ceremony

News release PR13 - published on 9 November 2017

A Remembrance Sunday Ceremony will take place at the Cenotaph in Princess Gardens, Torquay at 11am this coming Sunday

Have you considered becoming a childminder?

News release PR7638 - published on 8 November 2017

Torbay Council’s Early Years’ Service are offering free information sessions for anyone interested in becoming a childminder.

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