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.

Trading Standards and Police warn against rogue traders

News release PR7558 - published on 12 May 2017

Trading Standards and police officers have visited communities throughout Somerset this week in a joint initiative to highlight the dangers of rogue traders and forceful doorstep sellers.

Memories of Torbay's Royal visit

News release PR7559 - published on 12 May 2017

Video footage of Torbay's most recent royal visit is now available to view and share.

Torbay Velopark’s Big Bike Ride

News release PR7560 - published on 12 May 2017

One of the UK’s biggest charity partnerships is encouraging women and children in Torbay to get active this half term.

Help make the Torbay Lottery a success

News release PR7556 - published on 9 May 2017

There’s only a couple of weeks left until the Torbay Lottery’s first draw and you’re being invited to make it a success by supporting the 68 good causes that have signed up so far.

Operation Sceptre

News release PR7554 - published on 8 May 2017

Stores in Somerset were visited by Trading Standards and police officers last week in a joint operation aimed at preventing the sale of knives to under 18s.

Be the Best Foster Carer with Torbay

News release PR7552 - published on 8 May 2017

Have you been thinking about becoming a foster carer, but want to know more? During this year’s annual Fostering Network Foster Care Fortnight Torbay’s Foster Care team are inviting you to meet the team and talk about how to start your journey to be becoming the best foster carer.

Shingles and ACWT Vaccine

News release PR7544 - published on 26 April 2017

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is highlighting a vaccine to prevent shingles in the over 70 year olds and for new college and university students to be given the Men ACWY vaccination.

European Immunisation Week

News release PR7543 - published on 26 April 2017

Torbay Council’s Public Health team is encouraging residents and visitors to get their children vaccinated as part of this year’s European Immunisation Week (Monday 24 April to Sunday 30 April).

Message from Torbay’s Elected Mayor, Gordon Oliver, on the recent Young Farmers event

News release PR6 - published on 25 April 2017

We would like to thank all the agencies and local businesses for their help and support in accommodating the 120 young farmers following the fire at the Bancourt Hotel.

Funding boost will accelerate delivery of new homes

News release PR7539 - published on 24 April 2017

Torbay Council and TDA have secured £179,000 from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to accelerate the delivery of new homes in Torbay.

Torre Abbey launches Family Sundays to kick start new era

News release PR7537 - published on 20 April 2017

Torre Abbey in Torquay has undergone a major rebrand which includes the provision of a packed programme of exhibitions, events and activities for all ages.

The Torbay Lottery countdown is on

News release PR7536 - published on 19 April 2017

From 25 April 2017 you will be able to buy tickets for the Torbay Lottery to help your chosen cause raise funds and be in with a chance of winning the £25,000 jackpot!

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