Coronavirus – Further changes to waste and recycling

News release PR7976 - published on 31 March 2020

There will be some additional changes to waste and recycling services in Torbay as of Friday 3 April, due to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation.

Coronavirus - Help for Torbay’s most vulnerable residents

News release PR7974 - published on 30 March 2020

Torbay Council is providing support for the local community during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, including delivering food parcels to the residents who the government has identified as the most vulnerable in Torbay.

Coronavirus - Temporary changes to car parks in Torbay

News release PR7973 - published on 30 March 2020

As part of our ongoing response to Coronavirus and the government guidance on social distancing, car parks in the area are being rationalised.

Temporary changes to the way we work

News release PR7971 - published on 30 March 2020

The way in which we provide some of our services has changed following the Government’s advice on how to help limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus - please stay away from playgrounds

News release PR7972 - published on 27 March 2020

Children and families are being urged to stay away from playgrounds in Torbay to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus.

Coronavirus - Free parking for NHS and key workers in Torbay

News release PR7970 - published on 26 March 2020

Key workers including NHS and social care and emergency services staff will not have to pay for parking in our car parks and in on street pay and display areas.

Residents warned to be vigilant against COVID-19 scams

News release PR7969 - published on 26 March 2020

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has issued a warning about fraudsters who are trying to exploit fear and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.

Coronavirus - Temporary suspension of roadworks in Torbay

News release PR7968 - published on 26 March 2020

As a result of government advice surrounding Covid-19 (Coronavirus) we have taken the decision to suspend its major planned highway works.

Coronavirus – Update on Environmental Services from Torbay Council

News release PR7967 - published on 25 March 2020

In line with government guidance on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the provision of all non-essential Torbay Council environmental services and facilities are either being suspended, reduced or closed temporarily.

Coronavirus – important information about bus services in Torbay

News release PR7966 - published on 25 March 2020

During the Coronavirus outbreak, local bus service providers are making a number of changes to their services and timetables to respond to the latest government advice.

Coronavirus - Statement on parking

News release PR7966 - published on 24 March 2020

During this current climate, we would ask that all residents park sensibly and do not park on double yellow lines to ensure emergency services, waste collections and deliveries of essential supplies, are not stopped

Urgent appeal to hotels, holiday parks, lodges and landlords

News release PR7965 - published on 24 March 2020

The Council has people who are homeless with nowhere to go and we have people in accommodation that is unsuitable for self-isolation.  We need your help to protect human life.

Coronavirus - Important information for Torbay residents on waste and recycling

News release PR7964 - published on 23 March 2020

During the Coronavirus outbreak, in line with national government and public health guidance there are a number of changes to services and also residents' behaviour that will be necessary with immediate effect to help reduce the spread of the virus.

English Riviera Airshow cancelled

News release PR7964 - published on 23 March 2020

English Riviera Airshow has been cancelled.

COVID-19 and Torbay Council Cabinet and Committee meetings

News release PR7961 - published on 21 March 2020

In light of the Government’s guidance on social distancing, between 23 March and 30 April 2020, all of the Council’s public decision making meetings have been cancelled.  This will be kept under review on a month-by-month basis.

Free travel extended for Torbay bus pass holders

News release PR7963 - published on 21 March 2020

Bus pass holders in the Torbay area can now use their bus pass for free travel on local services at any time of day.

Torbay Council saddened by news of a confirmed COVID-19 death

News release PR7962 - published on 21 March 2020

We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of one of our residents, who we understand had tested positive for COVID-19 and also had underlying health conditions.

Views wanted on restoring south facing monastic landscape at Torre Abbey

News release PR7960 - published on 17 March 2020

Torbay residents are being urged to give their views on the future use of the sea front facing land at Torre Abbey via a short survey.

Torbay celebrates World Social Work Day- come and join the team!

News release PR7959 - published on 17 March 2020

We are celebrating the role of social workers this World Social Work Day (Tuesday 17 March 2020) and is encouraging people to come and work for us.

Funding to support rough sleepers in Torbay secured

News release PR7958 - published on 11 March 2020

Funding to continue support work for those who find themselves street homeless in Torbay has been secured for a further year.

Torbay roadworks taking place in March and April 2020

News release PR7957 - published on 2 March 2020

A number of roadworks will be taking place across Torbay throughout March and April.

Do you have an idea on how to improve your community lives?

News release PR7956 - published on 2 March 2020

A workshop is being run by the online platform Crowdfund to support those in Torbay who want to raise funds to improve the lives of residents.

News archive