Announcing the completion of Lymington Enterprise Centre and Lymington Road coach station

News release PR9108 - published on 23 April 2024

We are delighted to announce the completion of five new light industrial units and the newly refurbished coach station at Lymington Road, Torquay.

Torbay Council partners with UNICEF UK in bid to be recognised as a UNICEF Child Friendly Community

News release PR9106 - published on 23 April 2024

We will work with children’s charity the UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK) and local partners to become a UNICEF Child Friendly Community.

Premier Inn Torquay Harbour hotel opens its doors.

News release PR9107 - published on 22 April 2024

We have delivered Torquay’s newest hotel to the UK’s largest hospitality business.

Wellswood by-election

News release PR9105 - published on 19 April 2024

Following the sad news of Councillor Patrick Joyce’s passing, a by-election will be held for the Wellswood ward on Thursday 6 June 2024.

Local organisations awarded UKSPF funding to deliver new employment programmes in Torbay

News release PR9104 - published on 19 April 2024

Local organisations have been awarded a share of Torbay’s UK Shared Prosperity Funding to deliver new support programmes designed to help residents get back into work, access new career opportunities and boost their skills in current roles.

English Riviera Airshow welcomes Mercure Hotel Paignton and Ibis Styles Paignton as headline sponsor

News release PR9103 - published on 19 April 2024

The Mercure Hotel Paignton and Ibis Styles Paignton has come on board as a headline sponsor for the 2024 English Riviera Airshow.

We thank the Friends of Oldway volunteers after they decide to step down from operating the Tearooms

News release PR9101 - published on 16 April 2024

The Friends of Oldway volunteer group has made the difficult decision to step down from operating the Tearooms at Oldway Mansion.

We announce the death of Councillor Patrick Joyce

News release PR9102 - published on 15 April 2024

We are saddened by the news that serving Councillor, Patrick Joyce, from the Prosper Torbay Group passed away on Friday 12 April 2024.

Torbay Road decision paves the way for wider improvements to Paignton town centre

News release PR9100 - published on 12 April 2024

Torbay Road in Paignton is to return to two-way traffic following a review of temporary changes to the layout. The decision will provide certainty for residents, businesses and road users. It will also allow final designs to be progressed for planned public realm improvements for Torbay Road and Station Square.

Leaders thank everyone who responded to devolution consultation

News release PR9099 - published on 12 April 2024

Leaders of Devon and Torbay Councils are thanking everyone who responded to recent consultation about the proposed devolution deal for the Devon and Torbay area.

Torbay’s regeneration partnership is working say Torquay’s Town Board

News release PR9098 - published on 11 April 2024

Members of Torquay’s Town Board say that Torbay Council’s partnership with Willmott Dixon and Milligan (WDM) is working with positive progress on several key sites.

Torquay’s harbourside returns to single shuttle lane working from Monday 15 April

News release PR9097 - published on 10 April 2024

On Monday 15 April, the single shuttle lane, with four-way lights will be reinstated along Torquay’s harbourside. Businesses and car parks in the area remain open and accessible as usual.

Temporary single lane closures to enable drainage works on Hellevoetsluis Way

News release PR9096 - published on 8 April 2024

From Monday 15 April 2024, planned drainage works will be taking place at Hellevoetsluis Way.

New funding opportunities for sports organisations and talented athletes launched

News release PR9095 - published on 5 April 2024

We're providing funding and grants to help encourage local people to engage in sports.

Workplaces across Torbay successfully complete Active Challenge

News release PR9094 - published on 5 April 2024

A total of 53 teams across Torbay have successfully completed the Torbay on the Move Active Workplace Challenge during March, with 104,240,286 steps walked and 72,432 km (45,007 miles) logged – which is almost the same distance as travelling twice around the world!

Date announced for next residents' engagement event

News release PR9093 - published on 4 April 2024

Children will be the focus of our next residents’ engagement event later this month.

Support announced for local bus services

News release PR9092 - published on 28 March 2024

We are continuing our support for local bus services across the bay with new, accessible, low emission buses.

Torbay bars and pubs come together to make nights out safer

News release PR9091 - published on 27 March 2024

An additional seven licensed venues in Torbay receive their Shout-Up! certification this week as a recent poll says 73% of women and 36% of men have been sexually harassed on a night out in Devon.

Get registered for the Police and Crime Commissioner election this May

News release PR9090 - published on 26 March 2024

Residents are reminded to make sure they are registered to vote in this year’s Police and Crime Commissioner election, and that they have eligible photo ID, before the deadlines in April.

One year on: How Levelling Up Funding is making a difference in Torbay

News release PR9088 - published on 25 March 2024

It’s been one year since Torbay was allocated £1.76 million to spend on local investment through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). Since then, we're proud to have launched ten funded projects, delivered by different delivery partners, which are making a real difference to people living in the Bay.

£7.1m funding to deliver zero-emission bus fleet for Torbay

News release PR9089 - published on 22 March 2024

The Department for Transport have confirmed our successful application for significant funding to support the future of public transport in Torbay.

One week left to have your say on A Greener Way for Our Bay

News release PR9087 - published on 22 March 2024

The 'A Greener Way for Our Bay' climate consultation closes on Sunday 31 March.

£958,000 of funding awarded to support the roll out of electric vehicle charge points across Torbay

News release PR9086 - published on 19 March 2024

Joint initiative to provide hundreds of new electric vehicle charge points receives significant government funding.

Torbay Lottery – Small Grant Fund awards

News release PR9084 - published on 18 March 2024

Eighteen local good causes have been successful in obtaining a small grant award from the Torbay Lottery Small Grants Fund for 2023/2024.

Schoolchildren get their teeth into lesson with a difference

News release PR9085 - published on 18 March 2024

Year 2 children in 24 primary schools across Torbay have been brushing up on their dental health thanks to a new project we've funded.

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