Trading Standards prosecution

News release PR7518 - published on 22 February 2017

Torbay Council and the Health and Safety Executive have both separately successfully prosecuted a building contractor and their appointed gas engineer for a number of offences, including the misleading a customer over the fitting of a gas boiler and wood burning stove.

Council invests in a Torbay retail park to raise income

News release PR7516 - published on 22 February 2017

Torbay Council has purchased a prime retail park in Torbay as part of a long-term investment strategy to promote the local economy and generate income.

Over £750,000 funding received for nursery provision in Torbay

News release PR7508 - published on 14 February 2017

Two schools in Torbay will be receiving funding to improve or provide nursery provision.

Teaching Children Good Hygiene Habits

News release PR7514 - published on 14 February 2017

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is supporting Public Health England to encourage young children to be taught basic hygiene measures from a young age.

Increase in Influenza Outbreaks

News release PR7513 - published on 14 February 2017

There is widespread flu activity nationwide and so Torbay Council’s Public Health Team, in partnership with Public Health England, are warning people about the prevention methods and symptoms.


News release PR7512 - published on 14 February 2017

Did you know that 1 in 4 Westcountry people would fail to call 999 when witnessing first signs of a stroke?

Rock armour protection works to cliffs at Hollicombe

News release PR7510 - published on 8 February 2017

Torbay Council have instructed Keynvor Morlift Ltd to undertake rock armour protection works to the cliff at Hollicombe beach.

Stabilisation of Freshwater Quarry

News release PR7506 - published on 2 February 2017

Stabilisation works to the cliff face at Freshwater Quarry, Brixham, will be starting the week beginning Monday 30 January 2017 and will take approximately 14 weeks to complete.

Palace Theatre steps in to save Lakmé Performance in Devon

News release PR7505 - published on 2 February 2017

Swansea City Opera is visiting the Palace Theatre in Paignton on Thursday 23 February 2017 with Lakmé following their highly acclaimed 2016 tour of La bohème.

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