Children’s Services contractual arrangement is set to commence

News release PR7718 - published on 29 March 2018

On the 1 April 2018 Torbay and Plymouth’s Children’s Services will commence the formal contractual arrangement for the delivery of Children’s Services in Torbay.

Torbay gears up for the Easter break

News release PR7720 - published on 29 March 2018

Torbay Council would like to thank everyone involved in helping to get Torbay ready for the Easter bank holiday after significant damage was caused by Storm Emma and severe snow and ice.

Find out what’s on at Palace Theatre Paignton in April and May

News release PR7717 - published on 27 March 2018

A new season of entertainment gets underway this spring at the Palace Theatre in Paignton with a packed calendar of music, dance, drama and famous names.

No ID? No sale! Businesses urged to sign up for free online training

News release PR7716 - published on 26 March 2018

Traders selling age-restricted goods in Devon, Somerset and Torbay are urged not to put their livelihoods at risk and use a free online training tool to help them stay on the right side of the law.

Restoration work on the Princess Gardens Fountain nearing completion

News release PR7715 - published on 23 March 2018

The restoration work to the Grade II Listed fountain at Princess Gardens is nearing completion.

Local health and social care receive prestigious national award for integrated care

News release PR7713 - published on 23 March 2018

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and Torbay Council and partners, were this week (21 March) announced as the winner in the Health and Social Care category in the 2018 national Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards.

Crash barrier repairs at Strawberry Bends

News release PR7714 - published on 23 March 2018

The first phase of the essential highway safety works on the A3022 Brixham Road to the east (Paignton side) of Churston Mill Farm (locally known as Strawberry Bends), will be ending shortly, allowing traffic flow to return to normal for the Easter holiday break.

Return of the English Riviera Wheel

News release PR7712 - published on 22 March 2018

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

Torbay Schools’ Festival of Performing Arts returns to the Riviera International Centre

News release PR7711 - published on 21 March 2018

The Riviera International Centre will once again play host to the annual Torbay Schools’ Festival of Performing Arts.

Latest update on Torbay’s Recovery Process following Storm Emma and snow at the weekend

News release PR7710 - published on 21 March 2018

Work is continuing on the recovery programme for Storm Emma along with any damage from the weekend’s snowfall.

Summer Parking Charges 2018

News release PR7709 - published on 21 March 2018

The summer parking charges to Torbay car parks will be coming into force today and the charges for on street parking will be changing on Thursday 22 March 2018.

Weather Update - Yellow warning for ice - Monday 19 March

News release PR7708 - published on 19 March 2018

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for ice across Devon, from 1900 hours on Monday 19 March until 0900 hours on Tuesday 20 March.

Torbay Council Weather Update - Monday 19 March

News release PR7707 - published on 19 March 2018

Due to the adverse weather Torbay Council is doing all it can to ensure that staff and residents remain safe. Plans have been activated to ensure that the council can deal with issues arising from adverse conditions.

Torbay prepares for weekend yellow weather warning

News release PR7706 - published on 16 March 2018

Torbay Council is putting measures in place to ensure it is prepared for more forecast snow at the weekend.

Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day - 18 March 2018

News release PR7705 - published on 16 March 2018

Torbay Council is supporting National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on 18 March 2018.

Advanced warning of seafront road closures due to the Riviera Classic

News release PR7704 - published on 15 March 2018

Roads along Torquay seafront will be closed on Sunday 25 March so the Riviera Classic, which is one of the country’s premier youth cycle races, can take place.

Princess Pier works get underway

News release PR7703 - published on 13 March 2018

A contract has got underway this week on the widened section of Princess Pier which will give people better access.

A week after the Beast from the East

News release PR7701 - published on 8 March 2018

One week on from Storm Emma and the adverse weather conditions, work is continuing on Torbay’s recovery programme to repair the significant damage it caused.

Community Development Trust awarded fund to run vital bus routes

News release PR7699 - published on 8 March 2018

Torbay Council has awarded the Torbay Community Development Trust £95,000 to facilitate the running of the community bus routes 60, 65 and a replacement for the 67.

Latest update on Torbay’s Recovery Process

News release PR7700 - published on 7 March 2018

Work is continuing at pace on the recovery programme for Torbay following the severe damage caused by Storm Emma.

Torbay Council’s current position regarding the Fake Homeless campaign

News release PR3 - published on 7 March 2018

Statement regarding the Fake Homeless campaign - 7 March 2018.

Joint Director of Children’s Services announced for Torbay and Plymouth’s Children’s Services

News release PR7697 - published on 6 March 2018

A new joint Director of Children’s Service has been appointed to lead Plymouth and Torbay’s Children’s Services as part of the formal contractual arrangement between the two councils.

Update on Torbay’s Recovery Process

News release PR7698 - published on 6 March 2018

Work has started on a recovery programme for Torbay following significant damage caused by Storm Emma.

Beacon Quay decking to be repaired

News release PR7696 - published on 6 March 2018

Torbay Council has taken the difficult decision to temporarily close the wooden decking on Beacon Quay on Torquay harbour.

Assessing and repairing Torbay’s weather damage

News release PR7695 - published on 5 March 2018

As part of Torbay Council’s recovery process, inspections are taking place across the bay to assess the damage caused by Storm Emma and the strength of the sea.

The recovery begins in Torbay

News release PR7693 - published on 4 March 2018

Torbay has now moved out of emergency mode and enters the recovery phase following significant damage caused by the ‘Beast from the East’.

Update from TOR2: Your waste and recycling service

News release PR7692 - published on 4 March 2018

In light of the recent adverse weather conditions there will be some changes made to your waste collections week commencing 5 March 2018.

Severe weather impact on Torbay

News release PR7691 - published on 3 March 2018

Torbay remains in an emergency response mode following the damage caused by severe weather, but the council is planning for the recovery phase.

Work continues to make Torbay safe

News release PR7690 - published on 2 March 2018

Gritters are now focusing on primary red and blue routes across Torbay as more snow falls on higher ground.

Emergency recovery in Torbay

News release PR7689 - published on 2 March 2018

People in Torbay are being encouraged to stay safe and stay away from exposed sea front locations, because spring tides and a possible storm surge could cause more high water levels and over topping.

Road and gritting update

News release PR7688 - published on 2 March 2018

After continuing treatments on our road, including ploughing overnight, most primary routes are now passable with care, although travel is not recommended unless absolutely necessary.

Gritting Torbay’s roads

News release PR7687 - published on 2 March 2018

Highways and TOR2 staff have been working hard since Wednesday to grit Torbay’s road network.

Cold weather warning and advice

News release PR7686 - published on 2 March 2018

Torbay Council is urging people not to venture out by vehicle or on foot.

Torbay Council takes action to keep residents safe and well

News release PR7685 - published on 1 March 2018

As the met office issues a severe weather warning, Torbay Council is doing all it can to ensure that staff and residents remain safe.

Message from TOR2

News release PR2 - published on 1 March 2018

Update from TOR2 on the household waste and recycling collections on 1 March 2018.

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