The English Riviera celebrates Agatha Christie with gateway signage and new blue plaque

News release PR7880 - published on 13 August 2019

World renowned Torquay resident, Agatha Christie, is being celebrated with English Riviera gateway signage and a new look blue plaque at Barton Road in Torquay.

New Torre Abbey Museum exhibition illustrates life of Queen of Crime

News release PR7879 - published on 9 August 2019

Fans of the Queen of Crime are in for a treat this autumn as Torre Abbey Museum opens its new Agatha Christie exhibition.

Torbay Council Prosecutes Spice Cellar

News release PR7877 - published on 5 August 2019

We have successfully prosecuted the Limited Company which owns Spice Cellar, Old Mill Road in Torquay, by taking enforcement action under the Food Safety Act 1990.

Parkwood Leisure named preferred bidder to secure RICC management contract

News release PR7876 - published on 2 August 2019

Leisure facilities operator Parkwood Leisure has been named as the preferred bidder to take over the running of the Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC).

English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark announces new Associate Partners

News release PR7875 - published on 26 July 2019

The English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark is delighted to announce that fourteen local businesses and coastal initiatives have signed up to become Official Associate Partners of the Geopark.

Intergenerational Sports Day at Bethesda Care Home

News release PR7873 - published on 22 July 2019

A fun packed day intergenerational sports day recently took place with early years children, looked after by local childminders, and residents of the Bethesda Care Home in Torquay.

New toilets at Goodrington now open

News release PR7872 - published on 22 July 2019

The newly built toilet block at Goodrington is now open.

If you go down to Torre Abbey this summer….

News release PR7871 - published on 19 July 2019

…you are sure of a big surprise! This summer, Torre Abbey has lots of exciting events happening including The BFG in Pictures, The Wind in the Willows outdoor theatre, blockbuster film screenings at the extremely popular Open Air Cinema Festival and a Big Family Picnic!

Paignton Care Home thriving following Council support

News release PR7867 - published on 18 July 2019

Belle Vue Nursing Home in Paignton has gone from strength to strength following support from us and a range of partners.

Two of the UK’s very best green spaces are in Torbay!

News release PR7869 - published on 16 July 2019

Princess Gardens, including Royal Terrace Gardens, and Babbacombe Downs have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best green spaces in the world.

Torbay Council supports the return of Torbay Airshow in 2020

News release PR7864 - published on 10 July 2019

The Leader of the Council and Cabinet is recommending that the Torbay Airshow returns in 2020.

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