News release PR8097 - published on 6 July 2020
Tor Bay Harbour Authority are partnering with Devon & Cornwall Police to help promote Sea Safety and assist with enforcement within the bay.
News release PR8099 - published on 6 July 2020
From today, thousands of residents in Torbay who have been shielding for the past 12 weeks as they have been identified by the NHS as ‘extremely vulnerable’ will be able to have more freedom.
News release PR8098 - published on 3 July 2020
The number of public toilets open return to pre-lockdown levels, meaning there are over 20 locations with facilities that are open for use.
News release PR8096 - published on 3 July 2020
The English Riviera Wheel and Carousel will be returning to Torquay and is set to be open by Saturday 11 July.
News release PR8095 - published on 3 July 2020
We are introducing dedicated bookable slots at Recycling Centre for key workers from Saturday 11 July, as more general capacity is also added at the centre to make more slots available.
News release PR8094 - published on 3 July 2020
With the easing of lockdown restrictions from 4 July we are urging all businesses, residents and visitors to act responsibly to ensure everyone can safely enjoy Torbay.
News release PR8093 - published on 2 July 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will not be in Torquay on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 July but will be returning on Thursday 9 July.
News release PR8092 - published on 2 July 2020
We are pleased to announce that over 30 community and voluntary groups across Torbay have received a boost towards covering costs they have lost due to COVID-19.
News release PR8091 - published on 2 July 2020
Special opening days, times and guidance for those that have been shielding across a selection of attractions and sites.
News release PR8090 - published on 1 July 2020
From Saturday 4 July Torbay couples will once again be able to say their ‘I will’s’ as the Registrar Service resume conducting marriage and civil partnership ceremonies.
News release PR8089 - published on 30 June 2020
New measures to help prevent and contain cases of coronavirus in Torbay and safeguard the health of local people are being published today - Tuesday 30 June.
News release PR8088 - published on 26 June 2020
To support those provisions that will be operating in Torbay this summer we are putting on three virtual workshops which will cover a range of tips and tools to help you get everything in place in time for the holidays.
News release PR8087 - published on 26 June 2020
Torbay residents will soon have a new provider for a range of frontline services including their local waste, recycling, highways, street scene and grounds maintenance services.
News release PR8086 - published on 26 June 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will be in Torquay and will be staying until at least Monday 6 July.
News release PR8085 - published on 26 June 2020
From Friday 26 June, Torbay businesses will once again be able to apply for a discretionary business grant.
News release PR8084 - published on 25 June 2020
The partnership which runs Torbay Council is saddened with the demise of Living Coasts.
News release PR8083 - published on 24 June 2020
Her's our response to news that COVID-19 lockdown restrictions are being eased.
News release PR8082 - published on 22 June 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre in Torquay will be leaving on Tuesday 23 June returning on Friday 26 June and staying until at least Sunday 28 June.
News release PR8081 - published on 22 June 2020
Smokers in Torbay are being urged to quit to reduce the risks of severe symptoms if they get COVID-19.
News release PR8080 - published on 22 June 2020
During Pride month we want to remind you that if you want to foster or adopt you can be from any background, gender or sexual orientation.
News release PR8079 - published on 19 June 2020
Celebrate Armed Forces Day 2020 to say thank you to the men and women in the military community.
News release PR8078 - published on 19 June 2020
To support hospitality businesses with their recovery plans, we are offering free short term consents / temporary licensed lease agreements.
News release PR8077 - published on 18 June 2020
We have submitted a bid to the Department for Transport (DfT) to claim funding from the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund.
News release PR8073 - published on 18 June 2020
From Monday 22 June, our Registration Service will be resuming their face-to-face service for birth registrations and Notices of Marriage and Civil Partnership.
News release PR8074 - published on 17 June 2020
We have submitted a bid to Network Rail and Department for Transport for a share of £20m to fund a new railway station in the Torquay Gateway.
News release PR8076 - published on 17 June 2020
We are preparing to join the Youth Sport Trust and Sky Sports to help young people and families up and down the country engage in a week of virtual sporting challenges.
News release PR8075 - published on 17 June 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will be in Torquay until at least Tuesday 23 June.
News release PR8072 - published on 16 June 2020
Joint statement from Torbay Council and English Riviera BID on the closure of Living Coasts.
News release PR8071 - published on 12 June 2020
Owing to the strong easterly winds and rough seas over the last couple of days, new cracks in sections of Meadfoot Promenade and the sea defence wall have been detected.
News release PR8070 - published on 12 June 2020
Earlier this month we made available £200,000 to financially support groups and organisations who have been responding to Covid-19.
News release PR8069 - published on 12 June 2020
From Monday 15 June, we will be reopening Lower Union Lane multi-story car park in Torquay.
News release PR8068 - published on 11 June 2020
Shielding residents of Torbay are receiving advice on how to cook and eat healthy food during the pandemic.
News release PR8066 - published on 11 June 2020
Torbay Council and TDA are preparing to safely welcome shoppers back to Torbay high streets.
News release PR8067 - published on 11 June 2020
From Monday 15th June the public weighbridge at Tor Park Road, Paignton will reopen for commercial customers.
News release PR8065 - published on 11 June 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will be in Torquay until at least Tuesday 16 June but is not operational on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 June.
News release PR8064 - published on 10 June 2020
During Carers’ Week we want to ‘make caring visible’ and raise awareness of those family members and friends who are providing a vital role caring for others in our communities particularly during this pandemic.
News release PR8062 - published on 9 June 2020
Sports Clubs within Torbay are encouraged to apply for funding to help secure their clubs future.
News release PR8063 - published on 9 June 2020
Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service is warning residents to be aware of scammers looking to exploit the new NHS Test and Trace service
News release PR8061 - published on 5 June 2020
A toolkit to help Devon businesses to reopen safely has been launched.
News release PR8060 - published on 5 June 2020
From Monday 8 June all parking restrictions in Torbay will once again be enforced.
News release PR8059 - published on 5 June 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will be in Torquay until at least Thursday 11 June
News release PR8058 - published on 4 June 2020
Thanks to the 29 people who have applied to become new Foster Carers since our new campaign was launched - but more are still needed.
News release PR8057 - published on 4 June 2020
HM Coastguard in Torbay has seen a 100% increase in incidents over the last two weeks compared with previous years, with people finding themselves in difficulty in the sea and around the coastline of Torbay
News release PR8054 - published on 4 June 2020
Six local good causes have been successful in obtaining a Small Grant Award from the Torbay Lottery Small Grants Fund for 2019/20.
News release PR8056 - published on 3 June 2020
Whilst bus operators in Devon are getting ready to revert to their standard operational times for the National Concessionary Bus Pass, Torbay users will be able to continue with the unlimited use of their passes for a little longer.
News release PR8055 - published on 2 June 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will be in Torquay until at least Sunday 7 June.
News release PR8053 - published on 1 June 2020
We are providing a new grant to financially support groups and organisations who have been responding to COVID-19.
News release PR8052 - published on 1 June 2020
Children and older people in Torbay are managing to stay in contact with each other despite the current COVID-19 shutdown affecting everyone.
News release PR8051 - published on 29 May 2020
We have been working hard with Healthmatic to reopen additional toilet facilities. These facilities are in addition to the facilities that were reopened last week.
News release PR0 - published on 29 May 2020
A joint NHS and local authority team supporting vulnerable people during the pandemic have been thanked by the Chief Executives.
News release PR8050 - published on 29 May 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre is back today and will be in Torquay until at least Sunday 31 May.
News release PR8049 - published on 29 May 2020
Some additional changes are being made to the way Torbay Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) will operate, after its recent reopening following the lockdown.
News release PR8947 - published on 29 May 2020
An update on travellers' encampments in Torbay.
News release PR8048 - published on 29 May 2020
Torbay Hospital, run by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, has become one of the first acute hospitals in the country to work directly with local food charities, diverting food donations in order to support the community.
News release PR8046 - published on 28 May 2020
We have welcomed the announcement that we are part of a number of beacon councils, nationally, which will play a central role in developing new test and trace plans for local areas