Trading Standards wins national award for supporting farmers during pandemic

News release PR8514 - published on 21 October 2021

Trading Standards has been nationally acclaimed for a ground-breaking project which focuses on farmers' mental health and strengthens links with rural communities.

Winter is coming

News release PR8513 - published on 21 October 2021

It may only be autumn, but it is never too early to start preparing for winter.

Sports clubs and elite athletes celebrate funding success

News release PR8512 - published on 21 October 2021

A number of local sports clubs and up-and-coming athletes are celebrating after being awarded grant funding from us.

Remember to apply for your child’s secondary school place by 31 October 2021

News release PR8511 - published on 20 October 2021

Children born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 are required to transfer to secondary school in September 2022.

Boosting Torre Abbey’s future through an independent Development Foundation

News release PR8510 - published on 20 October 2021

Torre Abbey, a visitor attraction owned by us, and heritage asset is the best-preserved medieval abbey in Devon and Cornwall.

Success in obtaining CPO for Crossways

News release PR8509 - published on 19 October 2021

It has been confirmed by the Planning Inspectorate that we have been successful in obtaining the compulsory purchase order (CPO) on the derelict Crossways shopping precinct in Paignton.

It's National Adoption Week (18-24 October)

News release PR8508 - published on 18 October 2021

Today is the start of National Adoption Week. This year it aims to educate and inform people on the process of modern adoption today, with a rounded, honest and inclusive portrayal of the journey.

Application lodged for detailed surveys of Torquay Pavilion

News release PR8507 - published on 15 October 2021

Press release issued by KOR Communications on behalf of YG developments.

Join the Winner Street Party and have your say!

News release PR8506 - published on 14 October 2021

Local residents and businesses are invited to a free three-day event in Winner Street, Paignton on Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 October, from 8am to 8pm.

Keeping children fed this half-term holiday

News release PR8505 - published on 14 October 2021

We have committed £104,000 to help ensure children from low-income families don’t go hungry this October half-term.

Torbay Council proudly welcomes 16 newly qualified social workers

News release PR8504 - published on 14 October 2021

In September 2021, our Children’s Services team welcomed 15 newly qualified social workers to its assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE) programme.

Join the Torbay Climate Conversation – Tuesday 2 November

News release PR8503 - published on 13 October 2021

Our third community conference will be taking place in November and this year it will have a focus on climate change - how we can work together to help make Torbay Carbon Neutral by 2030.

TDA invite applications from young people to sit on Torquay Town Deal Town Board

News release PR8502 - published on 13 October 2021

In October 2020 we secured £21.9 million investment from the Government’s Towns Fund.

Bringing generations together through music

News release PR8501 - published on 13 October 2021

A local Torbay scheme is bringing children and care home residents together for an intergenerational music and song writing project.

Blooming marvellous Torbay winners

News release PR8498 - published on 12 October 2021

Torbay’s winners in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom South West competition have been announced.

Over £1million of funding has been secured for Torbay Projects through the Government’s Brownfield Land Release Fund.

News release PR8500 - published on 12 October 2021

TDA on behalf of Torbay Council submitted a successful application to the Government’s Brownfield Land Release Fund (BLRF), to develop surplus land at both Torre Marine and Brixham Town Centre.

Results of the successful taxi driver recruitment initiative

News release PR8499 - published on 11 October 2021

We have granted 18 new taxi licenses to drivers who are currently in work across Torbay; this follows on from a successful taxi licence recruitment initiative launched in July.

World Mental Health Day

News release PR8497 - published on 8 October 2021

Joining forces across Devon to provide vital access to mental health services and support for our residents.

2021 Community Investment Fund awards announced

News release PR8494 - published on 8 October 2021

Our Community Investment Fund has selected nine local community organisations to receive funding for vital community projects in the Bay as part of this year’s grant awards.

K&H Carriages in Cockington

News release PR8496 - published on 6 October 2021

A joint statement from Torbay Council and TDA relating to K&H Carriages in Cockington.

Final objection on Crossways CPO withdrawn before Public Inquiry hearing

News release PR8495 - published on 5 October 2021

The remaining objection on the Crossways compulsory purchase order (CPO) was withdrawn prior to a Public Inquiry hearing.

Still time to have your say on proposed Broadsands, Churston and Galmpton Neighbourhood Area and Forum

News release PR8493 - published on 30 September 2021

Torbay Council has received an application for a new Neighbourhood Area and Forum comprising the villages of Broadsands, Churston and Galmpton and surrounding areas.

Seasonal changes from 1 October

News release PR8492 - published on 29 September 2021

As an incredibly busy summer draws to a close, a number of seasonal changes come into effect from Friday 1 October.

Stop smoking, start breathing this Stoptober

News release PR8491 - published on 27 September 2021

Stoptober is back for its 10th year.

Recycling collections update 23 September 2021

News release PR8490 - published on 23 September 2021

Ongoing driver shortages - please can you continue to leave your recycling out and our crews from SWISCo will collect it as soon as possible.

Have your say on plans for a solar park in Torquay

News release PR8489 - published on 23 September 2021

We have agreed to spend £3.1m to fund the construction and delivery of a solar farm which will provide renewable energy to Torbay Hospital.

Improving lighting in Torbay’s parks, promenades and carparks

News release PR8488 - published on 21 September 2021

We have committed to upgrading and improving street lighting both on the highway and in council owned parks, promenades and carparks.

Centrepiece of Torquay Harbour in line for a major refurbishment

News release PR8487 - published on 20 September 2021

The renovation of Torquay Town Dock, also known as the ‘people’s pontoon’, would see urgent and essential pontoon replacement works carried out over a three-year period, beginning this winter.

Pay for an hour stay for the day returns

News release PR8486 - published on 20 September 2021

We are pleased to announce that for a third year in a row, we will be offering reduced parking fees over the Christmas period at nominated council car parks.

Local Government Association Remote Corporate Health Check

News release PR8485 - published on 17 September 2021

We have been told we are making ‘good progress and there is much to be proud of’.

Paignton seafronts new festoon lighting set to be unveiled

News release PR8484 - published on 15 September 2021

After weeks of waiting, Paignton seafront will once again be lit up as the new festoon lighting is set to be switched on.

Regeneration vision for Crossways moves one step closer

News release PR8483 - published on 15 September 2021

We have moved one step closer to achieving our regeneration ambition for the derelict Crossways shopping precinct in Paignton.

Advice and mediation service relaunched to support schools and families

News release PR8482 - published on 13 September 2021

Torbay has relaunched its advice and mediation service which helps schools and families work together more effectively when there has been a breakdown in communication.

News archive