Blue Badge amnesty as part of fraud awareness campaign

News release PR7909 - published on 15 November 2019

Torbay residents who have an unwanted or no longer needed Blue Badge for disabled parking are being urged to hand them back during a special amnesty to mark International Fraud Awareness Week (17 to 23 November).

Torquay’s most famous resident Agatha Christie celebrated with new signs

News release PR7908 - published on 12 November 2019

We’re embracing Torquay’s history and the Queen of murder mystery with new signs celebrating the town’s most famous resident – Agatha Christie.

Plymouth and Torbay Councils review joint arrangements for children's services

News release PR7907 - published on 7 November 2019

A review of a joint arrangement between Plymouth and Torbay councils to share a Director of Children’s Services has concluded that each authority now needs its own director to provide more strategic capacity.

Torbay toilets go platinum

News release PR7906 - published on 4 November 2019

For the first time ever, six of the public toilets in Torbay area have won platinum in the national Loo of the Year Awards.

Christmas parking special offers to help you shop local in Torbay

News release PR7905 - published on 1 November 2019

We are offering a range of special offers for nominated Torbay car parks to help you shop local in November and December.

‘My tree, my responsibility’ campaign launched in Torbay

News release PR7899 - published on 28 October 2019

Residents with ash trees on their property are being urged to inspect them for Ash dieback disease as part of a joint campaign by Devon County Council and Torbay Council.

Arrangements for Remembrance Sunday

News release PR7901 - published on 25 October 2019

To commemorate servicemen and servicewoman past and present, a Remembrance Sunday Service will take place at the Cenotaph in Princess Gardens, Torquay on 10 November.

Torbay pulls together with aim of breathing new life into historic Oldway Mansion

News release PR7903 - published on 23 October 2019

Oldway Mansion is set for a new lease of life with an overwhelming response from local volunteers, a multi-million pound lottery bid and efforts to create a charitable trust all moving forward.

Motiv-8 chosen to deliver Ready for Work programme

News release PR1890 - published on 23 October 2019

TDA has appointed Motiv-8 to deliver Torbay’s Ready for Work programme.

Get your secondary school applications in by the end of the month

News release PR7902 - published on 23 October 2019

We are reminding parents who have children in Year 6 who are due to start secondary school in September 2020 that the deadline for applications is 31 October 2019.

New crossing to improve road safety in Preston

News release PR7900 - published on 22 October 2019

We have approved £85,000 for a new crossing with signals to be installed opposite the Tesco in Preston to improve road safety.

Would you like to be a member of Torbay Council’s Audit Committee?

News release PR7899 - published on 21 October 2019

Torbay Council is seeking an independent member to join its Audit Committee.

Drivers advised to plan journeys and parking as work starts on new hotel

News release PR7898 - published on 18 October 2019

Local motorists are being advised to plan their journeys and parking as work is due to start on Monday 21 October to pave the way for a new hotel in Torquay.

Torbay Council - Extraordinary Council Meeting Change of Venue

News release PR7897 - published on 18 October 2019

An Extraordinary Council Meeting take placing on Thursday 24 October at 5.30pm will now be held at The Spires College, Torquay.

Torbay Council purchases Fleet Walk Shopping Centre

News release PR1889 - published on 16 October 2019

Torbay Council has purchased Fleet Walk Shopping Centre in Torquay as part of plans to regenerate Torbay’s town centres and help boost the local economy.

Rogue Landlords Fined

News release PR7895 - published on 15 October 2019

Our Housing Standards team have issued fines to landlords who have been operating unlicensed Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO’s) in Torbay.

Brixham Library to undergo full refurbishment

News release PR7894 - published on 14 October 2019

Brixham Library, run by Devon-based charity Libraries Unlimited, will be closing its doors from Monday 28 October for four weeks over November to allow for refurbishment.

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