Celebrate your UNESCO Global Geopark this May half term!

News release PR7573 - published on 26 May 2017

The 10th Geopark Festival will be held between Sunday 27 May and Sunday 4 June and will allow all the family to get creative, go exploring and gain knowledge on all things Geopark.

UPDATED - #therockconnectsus!

News release PR7572 - published on 25 May 2017

To kick start the 10th Geopark Festival celebrations the English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark is delighted to launch the Earth Echoes film.

Torquay joins the nation in a minute silence following the Manchester attack

News release PR7571 - published on 25 May 2017

A minute silence will be held outside Torquay Town Hall this morning as the UK remembers those who died in the Manchester bombing.

Book of condolence

News release PR7570 - published on 24 May 2017

A book of condolence from the people of Torbay is being made available at Torquay Town Hall from Thursday 25 May following the terrible bombing at the Manchester Arena on Monday evening.

Torbay's Beaches amongst the best in the UK

News release PR7569 - published on 22 May 2017

Torbay’s beaches have once again been recognised as amongst the best in the UK and England, and have received the second highest number of Seaside and Blue Flag awards nationally.

Torbay Lottery’s first draw is almost here!

News release PR15 - published on 22 May 2017

On Saturday 27 May the first draw for the online Torbay Lottery will take place at 8pm.

Torre Abbey’s call out for your selfies to make into a work of art!

News release PR7566 - published on 17 May 2017

Face 2 Face is coming to Torre Abbey and you could be the face of the exhibition – all you have to do is send us a selfie!

Student Accommodation part of Town Centre transformation

News release PR7563 - published on 15 May 2017

Torbay Council will build student accommodation, for 300 students, on part of the Torquay Town Hall Car Park - now known as Upton Place.

Surface Dressing Roadworks

News release PR7562 - published on 15 May 2017

Essential highway maintenance will be taking place across Torbay, starting on Monday 22 May through to Friday 26 May.

Freedom of the Borough

News release PR7561 - published on 15 May 2017

On Tuesday 9 May 2017, Torbay Council unanimously passed a resolution to confer the Honorary Freedom of the Borough upon Mrs Lynne Hookings under Section 249 of the Local Government Act 1972.

Trading Standards and Police warn against rogue traders

News release PR7558 - published on 12 May 2017

Trading Standards and police officers have visited communities throughout Somerset this week in a joint initiative to highlight the dangers of rogue traders and forceful doorstep sellers.

Memories of Torbay's Royal visit

News release PR7559 - published on 12 May 2017

Video footage of Torbay's most recent royal visit is now available to view and share.

Torbay Velopark’s Big Bike Ride

News release PR7560 - published on 12 May 2017

One of the UK’s biggest charity partnerships is encouraging women and children in Torbay to get active this half term.

Help make the Torbay Lottery a success

News release PR7556 - published on 9 May 2017

There’s only a couple of weeks left until the Torbay Lottery’s first draw and you’re being invited to make it a success by supporting the 68 good causes that have signed up so far.

Operation Sceptre

News release PR7554 - published on 8 May 2017

Stores in Somerset were visited by Trading Standards and police officers last week in a joint operation aimed at preventing the sale of knives to under 18s.

Be the Best Foster Carer with Torbay

News release PR7552 - published on 8 May 2017

Have you been thinking about becoming a foster carer, but want to know more? During this year’s annual Fostering Network Foster Care Fortnight Torbay’s Foster Care team are inviting you to meet the team and talk about how to start your journey to be becoming the best foster carer.

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