Beach cleans and litter picks taking place across Torbay – get involved

News release PR8403 - published on 28 May 2021

Beach cleans and litter picks are taking place across Torbay as part of the Great British Spring Clean (28 May – 13 June) – and you can join in too.

Wickes bringing new store to Edginswell business park

News release PR8401 - published on 27 May 2021

We have signed a contract with DIY retail giants Wickes to bring a new store to the Edginswell business park.

We take action to prevent unauthorised use of Paignton Green

News release PR8400 - published on 27 May 2021

We are installing concrete blocks around Paignton Green to prevent unauthorised use of the site.

£750,000 investment to support development of all-year round events plan

News release PR8399 - published on 26 May 2021

We have committed to investing £750,000 over three years to implement a new Events Strategy and support wider cultural and heritage activities.

Parks, volunteers…action!

News release PR8398 - published on 24 May 2021

As part of Torbay’s ongoing drive to get more people involved with maintaining and improving their local parks and open spaces, a volunteer group has become the first to publish an action plan for the year.

Free half-term woodland craft sessions to help tackle climate change

News release PR8397 - published on 20 May 2021

Do you have children aged 13 to 17 who would be interested in learning about woodland and survival skills and learn about climate change?

Public Health team support Torbay girl guides new COVID-19 badge

News release PR8396 - published on 19 May 2021

With the support of our Public Health Team, local girl guide group, the 1st Babbacombe Guides Unit has developed, and is working towards a brand new COVID Champions’ badge.

Young and old discover new skills in Torbay intergenerational project

News release PR8395 - published on 19 May 2021

A local Torbay scheme is bringing young and old together to share experiences, get active and support one another in nature this summer.

Torbay Lottery celebrates its fourth birthday

News release PR8394 - published on 18 May 2021

This month the Torbay Lottery celebrates its fourth birthday and shines a light on the local community groups that have benefitted from its support.

Cabinet meeting deferred

News release PR8393 - published on 18 May 2021

Our Cabinet meeting which was scheduled to take place at 5.30pm on Tuesday 18 May has been postponed until 5.30pm on Tuesday 25 May.

Sea defence scheme paused for more community engagement to take place

News release PR8391 - published on 14 May 2021

Following a recent consultation on the Paignton and Preston Sea defence scheme, we will be pausing the planning application and will be seeking to re-engage with you over the design and position of any future sea defence structure.

Torbay celebrates after six beaches awarded with prestigious Blue Flag Awards

News release PR8392 - published on 14 May 2021

Today Torbay have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag Awards for six of its beaches, with a further four beaches being awarded with the Seaside Award.

We need your votes for work around food poverty 

News release PR8390 - published on 14 May 2021

We still need your votes following the announcement that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious Co-op Council of the Year Award.

Take part in a litter pick or beach clean in Torbay as part of the Great British Spring Clean

News release PR8388 - published on 14 May 2021

Would you like to get involved in a local litter pick or beach clean in Torbay and be part of the ‘Million Mile Mission’?

Torbay roadworks taking place in May and June 2021

News release PR8389 - published on 14 May 2021

Motorists are advised that a number of roadworks will be taking place across Torbay throughout May and June.

Torre Abbey Chases Rainbows this Spring

News release PR8387 - published on 12 May 2021

On Wednesday 19 May, Torre Abbey is set to open its doors to visitors once again.

Agenda for Cabinet at 5.30pm on Tuesday 18 May 2021

News release PR8386 - published on 12 May 2021

At Torbay Council’s Cabinet meeting being held at 5.30pm on Tuesday 18 May, Members will be asked to consider a number of reports.

Ofsted Report

News release PR8385 - published on 11 May 2021

Today Ofsted published their report following their focused visit to Torbay Children’s Services on 24 and 25 March 2021.

Torbay gets visitor ready for step three of government roadmap   

News release PR8381 - published on 10 May 2021

A safe, clean and green Riviera will help kick start our economic recovery as holiday accommodations and nearly all businesses are allowed to re-open from 17 May, in step three of the government roadmap.

Route 65 returns to Torbay

News release PR8384 - published on 7 May 2021

For the first time since 2018, bus route 65 is back on the roads in Torquay.

A guide to polling day

News release PR8383 - published on 4 May 2021

Everything you need to know about voting in person

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