News release PR8241 - published on 26 November 2020
The government announced today that Devon, including Torbay will be in Tier 2 of the local COVID restrictions until at least 16 December. This is to help tackle the spread of coronavirus in Torbay.
News release PR8240 - published on 26 November 2020
Torbay Council’s COVID Community Champions initiative is the first of its kind in Devon and Cornwall. The champions are volunteering to share the latest facts and advice on tackling the virus, and to be reliable sources of information.
News release PR8239 - published on 25 November 2020
Torbay Council welcomes the news that the Government will be awarding £7.8m for a new railway station in the Torquay Gateway.
News release PR8238 - published on 25 November 2020
This week's COVID-19 community video message from Director of Public Health, Dr Caroline Dimond.
News release PR8237 - published on 24 November 2020
Clennon Lane in Torquay is being resurfaced from Monday 30 November so motorists may experience some delays.
News release PR8235 - published on 23 November 2020
The work is taking place at the Newton Road junction of Shiphay Lane from Monday 23 November through to Friday 27 November.
News release PR8234 - published on 20 November 2020
Apply now for cash grants. We're administering the £7 million in grant funds from national Government and have opened up the application form on our website.
News release PR8233 - published on 20 November 2020
This week's COVID-19 community video message from Director of Public Health, Dr Caroline Dimond.
News release PR8232 - published on 19 November 2020
We are paying tribute to Councillor Ian Doggett, who has served as ward member for Clifton and Maidenway ward in Paignton for the past 17 years.
News release PR8231 - published on 19 November 2020
In anticipation of lockdown easing, we plan to offer reduced parking fees at nominated council car parks in December.
News release PR8230 - published on 19 November 2020
Overnight on Thursday 26 November planned roadworks will take place on Brixham Road in Churston Ferrers.
News release PR2058 - published on 19 November 2020
Despite non-essential retail and other high street business closures in accordance with national measures, the Reopening High Streets Safely project in Torbay is continuing to look at ways to support businesses during this uncertain time.
News release PR8229 - published on 19 November 2020
We have appointed Jacquie Sims as our Children’s Services Divisional Director, of Safeguarding.
News release PR8227 - published on 18 November 2020
SWISCo have caught up with more than 70,000 household recycling collections after around two-thirds of their staff had to self-isolate, so the vast majority of collections have now been completed.
News release PR8224 - published on 17 November 2020
Torbay Council and Devon and Cornwall Police will be holding a joint meeting as part of Torbay’s ongoing review into tackling racism.
News release PR8222 - published on 13 November 2020
Dr Caroline Dimond, Director of Public Health for Torbay Council, speaks out about the rising cases of COVID-19 Brixham and also explains where these cases are coming from and has a call to action for residents
News release PR8223 - published on 13 November 2020
Torbay Council are asking businesses to get ready to apply for cash grants, with £7 million available for Torbay.
News release PR8221 - published on 12 November 2020
On Monday 9 November, Maggi Douglas-Dunbar, The Worshipful Mayor of Torbay hosted a virtual awards ceremony to present the next deserving winner of the Mayor’s Special Recognition Award with their certificate.
News release PR8220 - published on 11 November 2020
The mobile testing unit at Torquay Coach Station in Lymington Road will be there until at least Monday 16 November.
News release PR8219 - published on 11 November 2020
Latest Update from Dr Caroline Dimond, Director of Public Health, regarding COVID-19 in Torbay.
News release PR8218 - published on 11 November 2020
Torre Abbey is currently seeking artists, makers, performers to apply for our new Spring Open exhibition to be held at Torre Abbey.
News release PR0 - published on 11 November 2020
Significant progress is being made on the new £11M 120 bedroom Premier Inn hotel being built on part of Terrace Car Park in Torquay.
News release PR8217 - published on 10 November 2020
The roadworks that were due to start on 9 November on Teignmouth Road have been delayed until early December.
News release PR8215 - published on 10 November 2020
The English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark today launches a series of video-interviews with world leading scientists and experts to unravel the facts behind Torbay’s UNESCO designation
News release PR8216 - published on 9 November 2020
We are inviting anyone over the age of 16 who lives or works in Torbay to volunteer as a COVID-19 community champion. You’ll be helping us keep your family, friends and colleagues safe by keeping them up to date on how to stop the spread of the virus.
News release PR8191 - published on 6 November 2020
Join us for our next Facebook Live event on Tuesday 10 November at 6pm and Ask Us about the 2021/22 budget proposals.
News release PR8213 - published on 5 November 2020
A lane closure is currently in place affecting Oldway Road at the rear of Oldway Mansion.
News release PR8212 - published on 4 November 2020
Government formally announced today that England would enter a period of national lockdown from Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December to help tackle the rising cases of COVID-19.
News release PR8211 - published on 4 November 2020
In anticipation of the new national lockdown measures which could start within hours, we're urging those heading out today to remember the rules.
News release PR8120 - published on 4 November 2020
The mobile testing unit at Torquay Coach Station in Lymington Road will be there until at least Monday 9 November.
News release PR8209 - published on 4 November 2020
Between Sunday 8 and Wednesday 11 November, two of Brixham’s carparks will be temporarily closed or have limited spaces available to the public in order to accommodate a large film production crew.
News release PR8208 - published on 3 November 2020
This week is the last chance for local residents to have their say on our Resource and Waste Strategy consultation.
News release PR8207 - published on 2 November 2020
On Saturday 31 October, Government announced a national lockdown due to rising infection rates of COVID-19.
News release PR8206 - published on 2 November 2020
Do you have a child that is due to start primary school in September 2021? Torbay Council is reminding local parents and carers that the application window for you to apply for your chosen primary school will be open from 1 November 2020 until 15 January 2021.
News release PR8205 - published on 30 October 2020
We are pleased to announce that waste and recycling collections are expected to return to normal from Monday 2 November.
News release PR8204 - published on 28 October 2020
Remembrance Sunday commemorations will be very different this year due to COVID-19, but we want to help you commemorate the occasion in the safest possible way.
News release PR8203 - published on 27 October 2020
The mobile testing unit at Torquay Coach Station in Lymington Road will be there until at least Thursday 5 November.
News release PR8201 - published on 27 October 2020
Torquay has been offered a Town Deal and will submit detailed business cases to unlock an incredible £21.9m investment from the Towns Fund to drive economic regeneration in the town.
News release PR8202 - published on 27 October 2020
How we are working closely with our community partners to ensure that no one living in Torbay goes hungry.
News release PR8200 - published on 26 October 2020
Following a confirmed case of COVID-19 at SWISCo’s Waste and Recycling Centre, a significant number of staff have been asked to self-isolate which is impacting on the delivery of services.
News release PR8199 - published on 26 October 2020
Due to a COVID-19 confirmed case at SWISCo, we are currently experiencing delays with our waste and recycling collections.
News release PR8198 - published on 26 October 2020
This year celebrating Halloween will be very different from previous years. That’s why we are encouraging Torbay residents to think of alternative ways to mark Halloween this year.
News release PR8197 - published on 23 October 2020
The latest video from Dr Caroline Dimond, Director of Public Health regarding COVID-19 in Torbay.
News release PR8195 - published on 23 October 2020
Two mature trees will need to be removed due to a decay fungus which has now caused significant enough decay to warrant the removal of the trees.
News release PR8196 - published on 23 October 2020
October half-term is upon us, and whether you live in Torbay and are looking of ways to keep the children entertained or if you are visiting the area, please remember that the rules around COVID-19 still apply.
News release PR8194 - published on 22 October 2020
From 9 November there will be road works taking place on Teignmouth Road, between Petitor Road and the borough boundary at Labrador Bay.
News release PR8193 - published on 22 October 2020
We are responding robustly to any reports of harassment and illegal evictions.
News release PR8192 - published on 21 October 2020
We are currently seeing a rise in coronavirus cases in Torbay, if you have symptoms it is essential that you self-isolate and arrange to get tested.
News release PR8191 - published on 20 October 2020
We’re launching our 2021/22 budget consultation this week and we want you to have your say.
News release PR8190 - published on 19 October 2020
If you are on a low income and are unable to work from home you may be entitled to a Test and Trace Support payment if you have been asked to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace.