New appointments at Torbay Council

News release PR7858 - published on 29 May 2019

At Torbay Council’s Annual Council meeting yesterday, Councillor Steve Darling was appointed as Leader of the Council.

English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark Festival

News release PR7857 - published on 22 May 2019

Celebrate our unique UNESCO Global Geopark status, this half term, at the English Riviera Geopark Festival taking place from Saturday 25 to Friday 31 May.

Bubble blowers in Devon safe following EU safety scare

News release PR0 - published on 21 May 2019

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service analysed 21 samples from a range of retailers and importers from across the region - and every product passed product safety tests and complied with strict labelling requirements.

Torbay Airshow: Need to know event and opening times

News release PR7856 - published on 20 May 2019

With just two weeks to go until the Torbay Airshow, organisers have announced details of the flying programme and opening times for Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June.

Statement: Pollarding in Torquay

News release PR130 - published on 17 May 2019

There are a number of tree works currently being undertaken throughout Torbay and we would like to clarify why this is being done and also like to emphasise that we never make the decision lightly to remove a tree.

Ground-breaking commitment to tackle poor mental health in Torbay

News release PR7855 - published on 17 May 2019

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and we are highlighting that we have signed up to the Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health from Public Health England to help tackle poor mental health.

Top scientists visit Torbay to understand how research can help public health challenges

News release PR7854 - published on 17 May 2019

A group of prominent scientific advisers to the government visited Torbay, on Friday 17 May, to better understand the health challenges faced by local residents and to see how research can help address these challenges.

Torbay is celebrating after being awarded a record SIX Blue Flag Awards

News release PR7853 - published on 15 May 2019

Today Torbay have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag Awards for six of its beaches.

Could you be a foster carer?

News release PR1 - published on 13 May 2019

We're on a mission to find people with time, energy, motivation and a spare bedroom who are able to care for some of Devon’s most vulnerable children and young people as part of this year’s Foster Care Fortnight campaign (13 -26 May).

Preparations are underway for the European Parliamentary elections

News release PR7852 - published on 9 May 2019

We, along with other UK councils is preparing for the European Parliamentary elections following the delay to Britain leaving the European Union.

Torbay Lottery - Small Grant Fund Awards

News release PR7851 - published on 7 May 2019

Sixteen local good causes have recently been successful in obtaining a small grant award from the Torbay Lottery Small Grants Fund.

Flu jabs for 2-3 year olds - 25% up on last year

News release PR7850 - published on 7 May 2019

As we say goodbye to winter, Torbay Council’s Public Health Team wishes to share a good news story from the 2018/19 flu season.

Pedal - the new initiative in Torbay to get women cycling

News release PR7849 - published on 2 May 2019

A new project to break down barriers and gently introduce women to cycling has been launched.

White Rock Primary School Rocks at Bikeability

News release PR7848 - published on 2 May 2019

Bikeability has been helping pupils from White Rock Primary School to ride safer for over 10 years.

#MyWayToWellbeing Photo Competition

News release PR7847 - published on 1 May 2019

What keeps you well and makes you smile? Take a photo and send it to us and you could win some great prizes!

Funding for improvements at Torre Station

News release PR7846 - published on 1 May 2019

Great Western Railway has announced it will be contributing £7,823 from its Customer and Communities improvement Fund, fund matched by us to the sum of £13,457, towards pedestrian improvements at Torre station in Torquay.

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