Update on Torbay waste and recycling collections Friday 15 January 2021

News release PR8285 - published on 15 January 2021

The vast majority of waste and recycling collections in Torbay are now caught up with, with around 1% of households (855 customers) out of 66,000 households still to get back on track for their usual collection date, following the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Torbay schools provide lunch parcels to hundreds of families

News release PR8284 - published on 15 January 2021

Since the government announced the third national lockdown on 5 January 2021, schools within Torbay have been working to provide lunch parcels or vouchers to those children who would normally have received free school meals.

Temporary road closure at Eastern Esplanade, Paignton

News release PR8283 - published on 14 January 2021

The Eastern Esplanade at Paignton Green has had to be temporarily closed between Paignton Pier and Paignton Club to allow concrete repair works to take place at the Shoreline Restaurant. Pedestrian and cycle access remains available.

Torquay Town Deal regeneration projects to start

News release PR8282 - published on 13 January 2021

Three projects that received accelerated funding from the Towns Fund for Torquay’s Town Deal will start soon.

Waste and recycling update Tuesday 12 January 2021

News release PR8280 - published on 12 January 2021

Waste and recycling crews in Torbay are still working really hard to catch up after the Christmas holidays (between 22 December and 5 January) saw an increase of 157 tonnes of recycling compared to the same period the previous year.

Budget proposals for further investment into Torbay

News release PR8281 - published on 12 January 2021

Our administration is drawing up its final budget proposals for 2021/22 which are due to be published on Tuesday 19 January.

Lower Union Car Park

News release PR8274 - published on 12 January 2021

As part of our ongoing response to Coronavirus and government guidance on social distancing, Lower Union Lane Car Park, Torquay is currently closed in response to the current Lockdown.

Online Public Inquiry to start into an opposed development

News release PR8278 - published on 11 January 2021

A Public Inquiry into a proposed housing development which was opposed by Torbay Council, which says it “goes against the Neighbourhood Plan” starts on Tuesday 12th January 2020.

Eligibility for free school meals in national lockdown

News release PR8279 - published on 11 January 2021

We are aware of some confusion about free school meals during national lockdown restrictions.

Update on Torbay waste and recycling collections following Christmas

News release PR8277 - published on 8 January 2021

Waste and recycling crews in Torbay have been working hard to catch up following the Christmas holidays which have generated a large amount of additional materials.

Testing update for Torbay

News release PR8276 - published on 7 January 2021

If you have symptoms of coronavirus it is essential that you self-isolate and arrange to get tested.

Torbay Council support and response during national lockdown

News release PR8275 - published on 6 January 2021

Following the government’s announcement of a national lockdown from 5 January 2021, we are urgently ensuring support for our most vulnerable communities and, in line with government guidance, making essential changes to some of the services available to our communities.

Lockdown January 2021 - Update on Waste and Recycling Services in Torbay

News release PR8273 - published on 5 January 2021

Following the recent announcement that England is going into another national lockdown, here is an update on what’s happening with Torbay’s Waste and Recycling Services.

Information for parents and carers in Torbay

News release PR138 - published on 4 January 2021

Statement regarding school closures following the national lockdown announcement.

The government has announced England is in National lockdown from Tuesday 5 January 2021

News release PR8272 - published on 4 January 2021

The government has announced England is in National lockdown from Tuesday 5 January 2021

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