News release PR8013 - published on 30 April 2020
Torbay businesses are being encouraged to find out about additional financial support that has just been announced by the government, including new 100% government guaranteed loans.
News release PR8012 - published on 28 April 2020
Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service is reminding residents to ‘stay home, stay safe and stay scam aware’, as new coronavirus (COVID-19) related scams continue to emerge.
News release PR8010 - published on 28 April 2020
We are welcoming the news that we have secured £8.6m of government funding to provide additional school places from 2021/22.
News release PR8011 - published on 28 April 2020
We would like to say a sincere thank you to all of the hoteliers and landlords that came forward to help us accommodate the homeless in response to COVID-19.
News release PR8009 - published on 27 April 2020
COVID-19 Keyworker testing facility - more slots available for this week
News release PR8008 - published on 26 April 2020
If you are a keyworker and you or someone in your house is displaying COVID-19 symptoms you can book a test today.
News release PR8007 - published on 25 April 2020
There are some available slots for key workers and people in their households at the mobile COVID-19 testing unit in Torquay.
News release PR8006 - published on 24 April 2020
A total of 24 organisations and groups have been successful in their applications to the COVID-19 Community Action Fund and are receiving over £11,000 between them.
News release PR8005 - published on 24 April 2020
Torbay Council has been working closely with the national testing programme and has secured a test facility for essential workers in Torbay and their family members.
News release PR8004 - published on 24 April 2020
Additional staff have been put into the team paying the Small Business Grants and over 80% of the 2,300 businesses that have applied so far have been paid.
News release PR8003 - published on 24 April 2020
So far, around 3,400 residents in the Bay who have been identified as ‘extra vulnerable’ by the NHS have accessed a range of support from Torbay’s new ‘shielding hub’ as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis.
News release PR8002 - published on 24 April 2020
Torre Abbey's online ‘Young Artizan Exhibition’ is open for entries until Thursday 30 April.
News release PR8001 - published on 24 April 2020
People in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly’s are being asked to be respectful to keyworkers as they strive to keep the country running during the coronavirus outbreak in a new campaign - #Unacceptable.
News release PR8000 - published on 23 April 2020
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News release PR7999 - published on 21 April 2020
The Torre Abbey consultation that was launched last month has had to be temporarily postponed due to current COVID-19 restrictions.
News release PR7998 - published on 17 April 2020
£12m is being issued to businesses in Torbay and will be paid into bank accounts shortly.
News release PR7997 - published on 17 April 2020
Primary school allocations for Torbay for September 2020 have been announced and parents contacted to inform them of the decision.
News release PR7996 - published on 17 April 2020
Almost all accommodation providers in Devon, Somerset and Torbay stayed shut over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
News release PR7995 - published on 16 April 2020
We're supporting Clap for Carers in Torbay but ask people to please consider the environment and to not release sky lanterns.
News release PR7994 - published on 16 April 2020
Support is being put in place to help fishermen in Torbay during the COVID-19 shutdown which is affecting many businesses.
News release PR7993 - published on 15 April 2020
Torbay Council will not be pursuing any outstanding debt on pavement cafe permits until at least May and will keep reviewing the situation.
News release PR7922 - published on 14 April 2020
In line with government guidance during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, our planning and building control teams have made some changes to the way in which they are delivering the services they provide.
News release PR7991 - published on 9 April 2020
We would like to say ‘thank you’ to all of the children in Torbay who have stayed away from playgrounds to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus.
News release PR7990 - published on 9 April 2020
In line with government guidance and to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus, we are asking everyone to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.
News release PR7988 - published on 9 April 2020
We are pleased to announce that over £1m of grant subsidies will be paid to Torbay based businesses in time for the Easter Bank Holiday this weekend.
News release PR7989 - published on 9 April 2020
We have launched a COVID-19 Community Action Fund to provide support to organisations working with communities.
News release PR7987 - published on 8 April 2020
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis, there are a number of changes in place for registering births, deaths and marriages.
News release PR7986 - published on 7 April 2020
Our Call Centre will be available over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend for anyone who needs support with council services.
News release PR7985 - published on 6 April 2020
Our housing team are continuing to work throughout the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic to provide residents and landlords with tenancy and housing advice.
News release PR7984 - published on 3 April 2020
Residents in Torbay who are receiving Council Tax Support are being urged to find out about an additional discount that is available as part of a range of financial support during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
News release PR7983 - published on 3 April 2020
Ahead of the Easter Holidays, Torbay Council and the English Riviera BID Company are calling on all holiday accommodation providers to support the COVID-19 response by following the Government’s closure orders.
News release PR7981 - published on 2 April 2020
Crucial work has begun to help thousands of businesses in Torbay to access financial support during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
News release PR7980 - published on 2 April 2020
As part of Torbay Council’s ongoing response to Coronavirus and partnership working Devon & Cornwall Police, the decision has been made to close Eastern Esplanade in Paignton to vehicles.
News release PR7977 - published on 2 April 2020
We will need to carry out some urgent tree works for the management of Ash Dieback in Torquay next week.
News release PR7979 - published on 1 April 2020
Foster carers are still needed in Torbay despite the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, and Torbay Council’s Fostering team is still available both online and on the phone.
News release PR7978 - published on 1 April 2020
A number of other temporary changes have needed to be made to education services in Torbay as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation.