Torbay Council statement on Ofsted letter January 2020

News release PR7944 - published on 31 January 2020

Our ongoing drive to improve its Children’s Services continues, as Ofsted publishes its letter with its findings from a recent monitoring visit on 8 January 2020.

Statement on Livermead cliff fall

News release PR7492 - published on 28 January 2020

There has been a major cliff fall at Livermead Head (near The Headlands) and it is essential that people stay away from the affected area for their own safety.

Paignton Academy creates 300 new pupil places

News release PR2004 - published on 27 January 2020

Paignton Academy will be able to provide 300 new secondary school places for the local community.

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

News release PR7940 - published on 24 January 2020

Work on the construction of a new hotel, on part of the Harbour Car Park, Torquay, has been delayed by the need to revise the August 2019 planning permission.

Cracking down on persistent evaders in Torbay

News release PR7939 - published on 21 January 2020

Torbay Council ran a campaign to deal with persistent offenders who between them have evaded paying nearly 60 outstanding penalty charge notices.

Your views wanted on our Housing Strategy

News release PR7938 - published on 20 January 2020

We want to hear from anyone who has an interest in how we can improve housing across the Bay.

Resurfacing work to start on Kings Ash Road, Paignton

News release PR7937 - published on 20 January 2020

From Monday 20 January 2020, resurfacing work begins on the hill section of Kings Ash Road in Paignton.

Ash Dieback disease found at Furzebrake Plantation in Torquay

News release PR7936 - published on 20 January 2020

As the fight to tackle Ash Dieback continues, we have identified a woodland at The Willows in Torquay - the Furzebrake Plantation - that has been almost entirely infected by Ash Dieback.

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

News release PR7899 - published on 20 January 2020

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

Council decides not to introduce new town councils

News release PR7935 - published on 17 January 2020

After listening to your views it has been confirmed that no new town councils will be set up in Torbay.

Joint announcement from Torbay Council and Torbay Youth Trust about changes to Youth Services in Torbay

News release PR7934 - published on 17 January 2020

Torbay Youth Service and the Young Carers Service will be delivered by Torbay Youth Trust from February 2020.

‘Make it in Torbay’ with a new incentive to relocate or expand

News release PR0 - published on 17 January 2020

A new funding programme offers foreign owned SMEs up to £10,000 to relocate all or part of their company to Torbay.

Trading standards introduces Bovine TB information packs for farmers

News release PR7929 - published on 17 January 2020

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards has launched a new information pack giving farmers all the information they need to help safeguard their herd from Bovine TB.

Ask Us at our first Cabinet Conversation

News release PR7926 - published on 10 January 2020

As part of the Partnership’s commitment to improve engagement with members of the community, the Leader of the Council and his Cabinet will be holding a drop-in event at the Riviera International Conference Centre.

Local restaurant owners praise support from Torbay Council as more free workshops are planned

News release PR7297 - published on 10 January 2020

Indian and Nepalese restaurant owners in Torbay have praised support they received from Torbay Council to improve their hygiene ratings, as a series of tailored workshops are planned to support local businesses in the area.

Work starts on Goodrington Road improvements for next 8 to 10 weeks

News release PR7925 - published on 7 January 2020

Major roadworks have started on Goodrington Road in Paignton to reconstruct the road.

Make sure you apply for a primary school place by 15 January 2020

News release PR7924 - published on 7 January 2020

Do you have a child that is due to start primary school in September 2020? We are reminding local parents and carers that the deadline to apply is Wednesday 15 January 2020.

Authorities across Devon get national recognition for work to protect Greater Horseshoe Bats

News release PR7923 - published on 3 January 2020

The pioneering work to protect Greater Horseshoe Bats by local authorities across the South West including Torbay Council has been celebrated by the ALGE at their awards.

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