Have your say on how the council is run

News release PR5114 - published on 31 July 2015

The council intends to hold a referendum in May 2016 on how the Council is run from 2019 onwards.

Free JustPlay ParkGames at Upton Park throughout school holidays

News release PR5113 - published on 30 July 2015

Torbay Council is pleased to announce the launch of JustPlay ParkGames in partnership with the Friends of Upton Park, Torquay United Football in the Community and the Devon Football Association.

Torbay Velopark's one year anniversary

News release PR5112 - published on 30 July 2015

Torbay’s Velopark in Clennon Valley, Paignton, has just celebrated its one year anniversary.

Meningitis B and speticaemia immunisation for babies

News release PR5110 - published on 29 July 2015

Babies in the UK will soon be offered a vaccine that protects against meningitis and septicaemia caused by meningococcal B (MenB) infection as part of the routine immunisation programme for children.

Be Clear on Cancer campaign aimed at women aged 70

News release PR5108 - published on 29 July 2015

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is backing Public Health England’s Be Clear on Cancer campaign aimed at women aged 70.

Free Wi-fi Now Available in Torquay Library

News release PR5106 - published on 29 July 2015

Torquay Library is pleased to announce its inclusion in a new BT and Barclays initiative to bring free Wi-Fi and hands-on digital support to the communities and residents of Torbay.

Torbay Culture Board hosts second Culture Forum

News release PR5104 - published on 27 July 2015

Torbay Culture Board, working with the TDA, recently hosted the second Torbay Culture Forum event, Culture: Working Well, which took place at The Grand Hotel in Torquay on Thursday 2 July.

Kate Paxman exhibition at Torre Abbey

News release PR5103 - published on 27 July 2015

Torre Abbey Historic House and Gardens is hosting Smooth Space artist Kate Paxman’s new two part exhibition ‘Mutability’ and ‘Beaten Earth’ from Tuesday 21 July until Thursday 10 September.

Fostering and Adoption teams profiled in new book celebrating British history

News release PR5102 - published on 20 July 2015

Torbay Council’s Fostering and Adoption teams have been recognised nationally in the recently launched book – The Story of Parliament: Celebrating 750 years of parliament in Britain.

New scheme launches to reward recycling in Torbay with money for local charities

News release PR5092 - published on 20 July 2015

Today (Monday 20 July) sees the launch of Torbay Green Points, a new scheme that will reward the residents of Torbay for reducing, reusing and recycling as well as supporting local charity projects and businesses.

Handle Babies with Care Campaign launched in Torbay

News release PR1 - published on 20 July 2015

Following a serious case review in Torbay, and in line with a National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) campaign, the Torbay Safeguard Children Board is rolling out a local campaign called Handle Babies with Care.

Trading Standards Prosecution

News release PR5099 - published on 17 July 2015

Torbay Council has successfully prosecuted the owner of a South Devon Park Home site under Trading Standards regulations.

Medieval madness at Torre Abbey this summer

News release PR5098 - published on 16 July 2015

Torre Abbey Historic House and Gardens is going medieval mad this summer with family fun events during August.

Important voter registration information

News release PR5097 - published on 16 July 2015

Torbay residents are to receive important voter registration information, to ensure they are able to vote in future elections.

Torre Abbey History Quest with Play Torbay

News release PR5096 - published on 14 July 2015

Torre Abbey Historic House and Gardens has teamed up with Play Torbay, a local leading provider of free play activities, to bring the Torre Abbey History Quest.

Torbay Council Building Control Services awarded for Partnership Working

News release PR5095 - published on 13 July 2015

Torbay Council’s Building Control Service has won the highly prestigious Best Partnership award at the 2015 Local Authority Building Control South West Building Excellence Awards for its contribution to the delivery of Torbay’s highly regarded Abbey Sands development at Abbey Crescent, Torquay.

Official name for South Devon Link Road announced

News release PR2 - published on 8 July 2015

Since the scheme was first announced in 2012 the construction of the A380 has been known as the South Devon Link Road project. Now the new name of the A380 has been selected at a special panel meeting today (Wednesday 8 July).

Do you know what Private Fostering means?

News release PR5089 - published on 6 July 2015

Today marks the beginning of Private Fostering Week (6 July to 12 July 2015) and Torbay Council is asking organisations and community groups who work with families to raise their awareness of what Private Fostering is.

Killing with kindness

News release PR5090 - published on 1 July 2015

The public are being informed that their kindness could kill as part of a new initiative to tackle begging in Torbay.

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