Barbecuing safely this summer

News release PR7771 - published on 30 July 2018

With summer in full swing, many of us are enjoying eating ‘al fresco’ in the garden or at the beach and Torbay Council and TOR2 are reminding residents to dispose of their barbecues safely.

Heart of the South West on National Government Agenda as Local Industrial Strategy Announced

News release PR7770 - published on 26 July 2018

The Heart of the South West (HotSW) covering Torbay as well as Devon, Plymouth, and Somerset is in the second wave of areas to benefit from working with the Government to develop their local Industrial Strategies, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced.

Reconstruction and resurfacing programme to commence in Torbay

News release PR7766 - published on 23 July 2018

Torbay Council is investing £700,000 in a structural maintenance programme which includes reconstruction and resurfacing on a number of roads around Torbay.

Blood in your pee? People living in South West could be at risk by not looking for an important sign of bladder and kidney cancer

News release PR7768 - published on 23 July 2018

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is supporting Public Health England’s new ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign in the South West which is highlighting blood in pee as a key symptom of bladder and kidney cancers.

Mayor’s Forum this week - everyone invited!

News release PR7769 - published on 23 July 2018

Torbay residents, organisations and businesses are invited to attend the next Mayor's Forum, which is taking place this week on Thursday 26 July in Torquay.

Wish You Were Here - from Torre Abbey Museum with love!

News release PR7767 - published on 23 July 2018

A wonderful postcard exhibition, currently taking place at Torre Abbey Museum, takes you back to a time when the mobile phone was unheard of and the postcard was king of communications!

Annual Canvass for voter registration details

News release PR7765 - published on 23 July 2018

Don’t lose your voice - residents in Torbay urged to look out for their voter registration details in the post.

Torquay Pavilion Redevelopment

News release PR7764 - published on 20 July 2018

Torbay Council has carefully considered the facts presented by solicitors acting on behalf of the ‘Save Carey Green and Torquay Pavilion’ campaigns and, after taking legal advice, has decided not to contest an anticipated challenge to the granting of planning permission for the Torquay Pavilion redevelopment.

Princess Pier now accessible to all

News release PR7763 - published on 19 July 2018

Following three months of work a new access ramp has been installed at the reduced length of the boardwalk.

Agatha Christie Oak

News release PR124 - published on 17 July 2018

It is with great sadness that we have to report that the veteran English Oak tree at Barton Cricket Club, known locally as ‘The Agatha Christie Oak’, has collapsed overnight.

Change: Make It Count campaign launches

News release PR7762 - published on 16 July 2018

A new campaign has been launched which encourages residents and tourists to think about how they donate to help the homeless.

Torbay Council Awarded White Ribbon Accreditation

News release PR7761 - published on 16 July 2018

Torbay Council and a range of partners have become part of a national campaign to end men’s violence against women and girls.

Toilet refurbishment updates

News release PR123 - published on 11 July 2018

An update on the refurbishment of Bank Lane, Brixham toilets and the Changing Places facility in Paignton.

Invite to Torbay Mayor’s Forum

News release PR7760 - published on 11 July 2018

Torbay residents, organisations and businesses are invited to attend the next Mayor's Forum, which is taking place on Thursday 26 July in Torquay.

Statement from TOR2 - Plan to return waste and recycling collections back to normal day of collection

News release PR7759 - published on 10 July 2018

TOR2 are working with Torbay Council on a recovery plan to return waste and recycling collections back to residents normal day of collection.

Torbay Healthy Learning goes live!

News release PR7758 - published on 10 July 2018

A new Public Health programme to help nurseries, schools and further education settings deliver health and wellbeing for children and young people in the Bay aged 2-19 is launched.

Brixham Road Widening Scheme

News release PR7757 - published on 4 July 2018

A current road widening scheme to the A3022 Brixham Road, Paignton is moving into an important phase which will require traffic restrictions during the summer period.

Torbay Council invests in £32m transformational scheme

News release PR7756 - published on 4 July 2018

Torbay Council and developers THAT Group are delighted to confirm that the £32m development on Torwood Street, Torquay will start on site in mid-September.

Newly refurbished Princess Gardens Fountain ready to be switched on

News release PR7755 - published on 2 July 2018

Following seven months of work, the Princess Gardens Grade II listed Fountain is now ready to be switched back on.

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