Support announced for local bus services

News release PR9092 - published on 28 March 2024

We are continuing our support for local bus services across the bay with new, accessible, low emission buses.

Torbay bars and pubs come together to make nights out safer

News release PR9091 - published on 27 March 2024

An additional seven licensed venues in Torbay receive their Shout-Up! certification this week as a recent poll says 73% of women and 36% of men have been sexually harassed on a night out in Devon.

Get registered for the Police and Crime Commissioner election this May

News release PR9090 - published on 26 March 2024

Residents are reminded to make sure they are registered to vote in this year’s Police and Crime Commissioner election, and that they have eligible photo ID, before the deadlines in April.

One year on: How Levelling Up Funding is making a difference in Torbay

News release PR9088 - published on 25 March 2024

It’s been one year since Torbay was allocated £1.76 million to spend on local investment through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). Since then, we're proud to have launched ten funded projects, delivered by different delivery partners, which are making a real difference to people living in the Bay.

£7.1m funding to deliver zero-emission bus fleet for Torbay

News release PR9089 - published on 22 March 2024

The Department for Transport have confirmed our successful application for significant funding to support the future of public transport in Torbay.

One week left to have your say on A Greener Way for Our Bay

News release PR9087 - published on 22 March 2024

The 'A Greener Way for Our Bay' climate consultation closes on Sunday 31 March.

£958,000 of funding awarded to support the roll out of electric vehicle charge points across Torbay

News release PR9086 - published on 19 March 2024

Joint initiative to provide hundreds of new electric vehicle charge points receives significant government funding.

Torbay Lottery – Small Grant Fund awards

News release PR9084 - published on 18 March 2024

Eighteen local good causes have been successful in obtaining a small grant award from the Torbay Lottery Small Grants Fund for 2023/2024.

Schoolchildren get their teeth into lesson with a difference

News release PR9085 - published on 18 March 2024

Year 2 children in 24 primary schools across Torbay have been brushing up on their dental health thanks to a new project we've funded.

RAF Red Arrows, RAF Typhoon and Battle of Britain Memorial flight display teams confirmed for English Riviera Airshow

News release PR9083 - published on 14 March 2024

The team behind organising the English Riviera Airshow have received confirmation that the RAF Red Arrows, RAF Typhoon, and the Battle of Britain Memorial flight teams will be appearing at the two-day event this June.

Celebrating Young Carers Action Day

News release PR9081 - published on 13 March 2024

Young Torbay carers have been highlighting ways they can help each other improve their wellbeing and achieve success.

More parking for Torquay’s harbourside with reopening of Harbour car park

News release PR9082 - published on 12 March 2024

From 7am on Thursday 14 March, more than 300 spaces will be available to motorists, 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, as Harbour car park fully reopens.

Two-way traffic through Torquay’s harbourside over Easter holiday

News release PR9080 - published on 12 March 2024

Today we confirm that over the two-week Easter holiday (29 March to 14 April), two lanes of traffic will be flowing along Torquay’s harbourside.

Internal investigation into removal of palm trees from Italian Gardens, Torquay

News release PR9079 - published on 5 March 2024

An update on our internal review.

Council Board invites questions on dementia support in Torbay

News release PR9073 - published on 4 March 2024

Torbay Council’s Adult Social Care and Health Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Board will focus on dementia support at its next meeting on Thursday 14 March 2024.

LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week 4 – 10 March 2024

News release PR9078 - published on 1 March 2024

It’s LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week (4-10 March 2024) and we wanted to remind everyone that people from a range of different backgrounds can foster or adopt.

All homes in Torbay empty for more than 12 months to be charged 200 per cent Council Tax

News release PR9077 - published on 1 March 2024

From next month, all properties in Torbay that have been empty for more than 12 months will automatically be charged 200% Council Tax.

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