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New virtual High Street Guide

New virtual High Street Guide for shoppers and businesses in Torbay is now live.

Be part of your High Street guide

As part of the Reopening High Streets Safely Fund (RHSSF), we are pleased to reveal a new free virtual High Street Guide for every shopper in Torbay that provides live connectivity from local businesses. The High Street Guide enables shoppers to see businesses near them and view their social media content.

Now the High Street is reopened it will also allow retailers to connect with shoppers when they are nearby and communicate safely measures effectively. It does not require any apps to be downloaded and is completely free for shoppers and businesses to access.

It makes it super simple to support local businesses. The Torbay High Street Guides showcases not just what’s available to buy but also conveys the essence of your local high street, whilst providing essential support to local businesses.


  • Supports businesses with their social media, through a digital dashboard, webinars and drop-in sessions
  • Makes the High Street visible online through Live Guides
  • Gives businesses the functionality to reward loyal customers through Local Rewards.

We are urging every high street business in Torbay to sign up – Whether you’re a retailer, hospitality or hair and beauty business, both you and your customers can benefit from this scheme. Communicate your safety messages, your latest offers and reward your customers.

The High Street Guides have been created by Maybe*, a social media management platform that helps businesses use social media to sell. For businesses that need help to increase their digital activity, this provides all the tools and training they need. For those that are already good at social media, it helps them improve their results.

Businesses can learn more about the support on offer by attending a free webinar.

Sign up your business

Business assets for Brixham

Business assets for Paignton

Business assets for St Marychurch

Business assets for Torbay

Business assets for Torquay

If you would like a different asset or new assets for your street/shopping area that is not listed above, please contact

This scheme has been funded by the Reopening High Streets Safely project. The Reopening High Streets Safely Project has received funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

Find out more about the RHSSF Project.

Sponsored by Local Rewards, European Union (European Regional Development Fund) and HM Government

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