Gleneagles Hotel Development Approved

News release PR5194 - published on 26 November 2015

Torbay Council’s Development Management Committee have approved a retirement living scheme for the Gleneagles Hotel in Torquay.

2016 Calendar Celebrating Torbay’s History Now Available to Buy

News release PR5193 - published on 26 November 2015

The Celebrating Torbay 2016 calendar, which features 20 rarely seen photos of bygone Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, is now available to buy and you or your family could already be a part of it! The calendar, which is part of the Year of Local History 2016: Celebrating Torbay project, has gone on sale in time for the Christmas rush and can be purchased at all Torbay libraries.

Have your say at a budget event

News release PR5191 - published on 23 November 2015

A Bay wide event will be taking place in Paignton on Monday 7 December 2015 to discuss the current budget proposals for the next year.

Torbay Christmas Carol Concert in aid of charity

News release PR5190 - published on 23 November 2015

Members of Torbay’s Brass Band were in Torquay Town Centre to promote the Bay’s annual Civic Carol Concert taking place on Tuesday 8 December at the Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC).

Make your pledge today and join over 17,000 Antibiotic Guardians

News release PR5189 - published on 23 November 2015

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is supporting Public Health England’s appeal to the public, healthcare professionals and students to join the fight against resistance and become Antibiotic Guardians Antibiotic Guardian, a campaign led by Public Health England urges members of the public and healthcare professionals to take action in helping to slow antibiotic resistance and ensure our antibiotics work now and in the future.

Get your fossil fuel and wood burning appliances checked

News release PR5188 - published on 23 November 2015

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is advising people to get their fossil fuel and wood burning appliances checked by an appropriately registered engineer before winter sets in.

World AIDS Day and HIV Testing Week pledge

News release PR5186 - published on 20 November 2015

As part of World AIDS Day and National HIV testing week testing people are being asked to wear a red ribbon show support.

Have your say on future transport projects in Torbay

News release PR5187 - published on 20 November 2015

Torbay Council’s Future Planning and Transport team is launching a consultation to hear local people’s thoughts on over 70 future transport projects in Torbay.

Adult Social Care Team win LaingBuisson Award for Living Well@Home Project

News release PR5185 - published on 18 November 2015

Torbay Council’s Adult Social Care Commissioning Team, led by John Bryant, have been awarded the LaingBuisson award for Best Commissioner.

Torbay gets UNESCO status as new UNESCO Global Geoparks programme announced

News release PR5183 - published on 17 November 2015

In its 70th anniversary year and 40 years after the creation of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Science Commission of UNESCO (United Nations Organisation for Education, Science and Culture) at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris today has approved the statutes of the new “International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme” which will allow for the creation of the new site designation of “UNESCO Global Geoparks” and the re-designation of all 120 existing Global Geoparks, including Torbay, as new UNESCO Global Geoparks.

Make Amends asks residents if they have got something to say

News release PR5182 - published on 17 November 2015

This week is International Restorative Justice week and Torbay Council’s restorative justice partnership project Make Amends is asking residents what they would like to say.

Young Love?

News release PR5177 - published on 10 November 2015

For this year’s Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week, teenagers throughout Torbay are being reminded that they have the right to feel safe and happy in their relationships and that anything else just isn’t ok.

Adult Social Care Team Recognised for Living Well@Home project

News release PR5175 - published on 9 November 2015

Congratulations go to Torbay Council’s Adult Social Care Commissioning Team, led by Head Commissioner John Bryant, who have been announced as a finalist in the forthcoming national LaingBuisson Awards for their work on Torbay’s Living Well@Home project.

Budget proposals announced by Torbay Council

News release PR5173 - published on 5 November 2015

On Friday 6 November the draft proposals for service change, income generation and savings in 2016/17 will be published by Torbay Council.

Torbay Foster Carer Wins National Award

News release PR5165 - published on 5 November 2015

Single foster carer Peter Prowse from Paignton in Devon has been named as Teenage Foster Carer for 2015 at the FosterTalk Foster Carer Awards, which were held in London last week.

Holidays are coming...

News release PR5172 - published on 4 November 2015

The Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour returns to the Bay on Thursday 26 November as the iconic ‘Holidays Are Coming’ TV advert celebrates 20 years on UK screens Coca-Cola has announced the return of the Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour, which will kick off on a nationwide tour on Friday 20 November.

Torbay Council hi tech business scheme the best

News release PR5171 - published on 3 November 2015

At this year’s Federation of Small Business awards ceremony, Torbay Council won the category for the best scheme to support innovative hi tech businesses.

Torbay residents urged to make their MetalsMatter

News release PR5169 - published on 3 November 2015

Torbay Council has teamed up with the metal packaging manufacturing and recycling industries to urge residents to ‘make their metals matter’ and recycle more of the metal packaging items they use at home every year.

Illegal Tobacco Campaign is huge success

News release PR5168 - published on 3 November 2015

There is less illegal tobacco in Torbay this month thanks to the efforts of Yoyo the Tobacco Detection Dog, his handler from the Illegal Tobacco Unit, and Torbay Council’s Trading Standards Team.

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