News release PR8797 - published on 8 December 2022
We can confirm the community organisations we'll be supporting to provide much-needed warm spaces and food help this winter.
News release PR8796 - published on 8 December 2022
If you know of a loved one who is into gardening but you can’t think of what to get them for Christmas, why not sign them up for one of our new garden waste subscriptions?
News release PR8795 - published on 5 December 2022
We've welcomed the good news that out of the thirteen registered bathing beaches in Tor Bay, ten have retained their ‘Excellent’ categorisation, and the remaining three retained their ‘Good’ water quality ratings for 2022.
News release PR8794 - published on 2 December 2022
Much-needed improvements along a 2km length of the South West Coast Path from Berry Head to the junction with St Mary’s Road in Brixham have been completed.
News release PR8793 - published on 1 December 2022
Thank you to Torbay residents for recycling correctly by getting the right stuff in the right box – but watch out, there’s a Naughty Christmas Elf on the loose!
News release PR8792 - published on 1 December 2022
The free Christmas activity programme for young people returns to Torbay during the festive school break.
News release PR8791 - published on 1 December 2022
A new report, comparing Torbay’s tree canopy cover with a previous survey from ten years ago, has been published.
News release PR8790 - published on 29 November 2022
A new heat pump has been installed at the Arid House at Torre Abbey as part of our commitment to making Torbay carbon neutral.
News release PR8789 - published on 28 November 2022
This Christmas, you are invited to step into the nativity scene created by 16th century Flemish artist Jan Gossaert in impressive 4D, through soundscapes, spoken word and hi-resolution digital imagery. Designed and produced by the National Gallery in London, the innovative and ground-breaking exhibition will be on display in the historic and atmospheric setting of the Spanish Barn at Torre Abbey.
News release PR8788 - published on 28 November 2022
We're looking for Energy Champion volunteers in Torbay - training will be provided.
News release PR8787 - published on 25 November 2022
16 Days of Action Against Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence takes place this year from November 25 to 10 December.
News release PR8786 - published on 25 November 2022
After successfully obtaining the compulsory purchase order on the former Crossways shopping centre in Paignton, work on the next major project milestone is about to get underway.
News release PR8785 - published on 25 November 2022
Torbay Sports is inviting providers to bid for money which will allow them to widen their provision by offering new sessions for groups and participants who wouldn’t normally get active.
News release PR8784 - published on 25 November 2022
Events are taking place across Torbay for National Tree Week (26 November – 5 December 2022).
News release PR8783 - published on 24 November 2022
Tell us your views in a new survey about a proposed new strategy for improving local sports facilities.
News release PR8782 - published on 24 November 2022
Between 1 December and 24 December, reduced parking fees will be offered in selected Torbay Council car parks.
With many households and businesses feeling the strain, we are determined to do what it can to help ease the burden – especially in the lead up to Christmas.
News release PR8781 - published on 21 November 2022
Torre Abbey’s popular Christmas gift and craft fair is returning to the stunning setting of the Spanish Barn at Torre Abbey on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 November.
News release PR8770 - published on 16 November 2022
We have been made aware of plans that a third asylum seeker hotel is to be opened in Torbay – this will be a second one for Torquay.
News release PR8779 - published on 14 November 2022
The proportion of children permanently excluded from school due to drug or alcohol use in Torbay is much higher than the national average, according to the findings of this year’s Director of Public Health annual report.
News release PR8778 - published on 14 November 2022
We are supporting Brakes biggest annual road safety campaign by encouraging local communities to share important road safety messages as we work together to make Torbay’s roads safe for all users.
News release PR8777 - published on 14 November 2022
There are just days to go until the first Bay of Lights Illumination Trail lights Torquay. More widely across Torbay, we have awarded Brixham £5,000, Paignton £10,000 and St. Marychurch £5,000 to support Christmas lights and events.
News release PR8771 - published on 11 November 2022
A special tree planting took place at Oldway Gardens in Paignton in memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
News release PR8776 - published on 10 November 2022
We're urging community groups who can offer cost of living help to residents to come forward.
News release PR8775 - published on 9 November 2022
We, and particularly our Children’s Services department, are still coming under pressure to respond to the impact that asylum seekers are having in Torbay.
This has not been helped by the Home Office setting up another hotel in the Bay earlier this week, again without notifying us that this would happen.
News release PR8774 - published on 9 November 2022
Library services across Devon and Torbay are getting an important funding boost for three years with a £720,369 grant awarded to Libraries Unlimited by Arts Council England.
News release PR8773 - published on 8 November 2022
On Sunday 13 November, a Remembrance Service will take place at the Cenotaph in Princess Gardens, Torquay.
News release PR8772 - published on 8 November 2022
Due to the start of the Inglewood development on the outskirts of Paignton, Torbay Council has received a request from the developer to close Brixham Road, between Long Road and Windy Corner for up to four months from 3 January 2023.
News release PR8770 - published on 8 November 2022
Volunteers and staff from a range of organisations in Torbay are working together to improve local green spaces and give communities an opportunity to grow trees from local seed.
News release PR8769 - published on 4 November 2022
We're encouraging voluntary and community groups to apply for funding to run Affordable Food Clubs.
News release PR8768 - published on 4 November 2022
The winners of South West in Bloom and It's Your Neighbourhood awards have been announced.
News release PR8767 - published on 2 November 2022
Following a routine health and safety inspection of Oldway Mansion today, cracks were identified in the Archway that leads from the car park to Little Oldway. As a result, emergency protection measures are in place to keep the public safe.
News release PR8766 - published on 31 October 2022
Torbay’s new kerbside garden waste collection service starts this week – and you can still sign up.