Safeguarding awareness campaign launched

News release PR8297 - published on 29 January 2021

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Anyone living or working in Torbay has a duty to ensure that the children and young people they come into contact with are protected from harm or abuse.

Torbay Lottery small grants fund open for applications and new good causes wanted

News release PR8296 - published on 28 January 2021

Torbay Lottery Small Grants Fund will be open from 15 February until 15 March 2021 for applications.

Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January 2021

News release PR8295 - published on 26 January 2021

Residents in Torbay are being encouraged to remember victims of genocide on Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday 27 January 2021.

Tree planting at Riviera Way

News release PR8294 - published on 26 January 2021

Around 150 Giant Redwood Trees are to be planted along Riviera Way as part of our commitment to improving the environment and to help reduce Torbay’s carbon emissions.

New COVID Compliance Officers for Torbay

News release PR8292 - published on 25 January 2021

Three new COVID Compliance Officers have started in Torbay this month to support and advise businesses on COVID restrictions.

Improvements to Torquay’s Princess Gardens begin

News release PR8292 - published on 22 January 2021

On Monday 25 January, works will begin at Princess Gardens and the Sunken gardens in Torquay.

Testing, Testing, One, Two, Three Ways of Testing in Torbay

News release PR8291 - published on 21 January 2021

Due to the rapidly rising infection rates both nationally and locally, and the new strains of the virus making it spread a lot quicker than before, more testing measures are being introduced in Torbay to protect the community.

Make sure you get help with Council Tax payments if you need it

News release PR8290 - published on 20 January 2021

If you are a resident who is falling behind on Council Tax payments, please get in touch with us if you need support with paying.

Oldway Road closure

News release PR8289 - published on 20 January 2021

Oldway Road will be closed for up to two weeks to allow demolition of an old squash court building in the grounds of Oldway Mansion.

Budget proposals published

News release PR8288 - published on 19 January 2021

The Cabinet has released its response to the 2021/22 Budget consultation and it is now available to view on our website.

Join the joint BAME Review meeting with Torbay Council and Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

News release PR8287 - published on 18 January 2021

Representatives from Torbay Council and the local NHS will be holding a joint meeting as part of Torbay’s ongoing review into tackling racism.

Healthy Start helps you give your family the very best start in life

News release PR8286 - published on 18 January 2021

If you’re pregnant or have a child under four you could be eligible to receive Healthy Start vouchers.

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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