Unwanted bikes given a new lease of life

News release PR8670 - published on 16 May 2022

A batch of 20 refurbished bikes have found new homes thanks to a collaboration project between SWISCo (a Torbay Council company), HMP Channings Wood, Weston College, and Torbay Leisure centre.

English Riviera Airshow announces aircraft taking to the skies over the Jubilee Weekend

News release PR8669 - published on 13 May 2022

The full air display line up for the English Riviera Airshow taking place on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June has now been revealed.

Measures to tackle anti-social behaviour

News release PR8668 - published on 12 May 2022

We're working up a bid with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for £750,000 aimed at reducing anti-social behaviour (ASB) and violence against women and girls in public spaces in Torquay town centre.

Torbay partners sign Community Wealth Building MoU and commit to a new approach to economic development

News release PR3010 - published on 12 May 2022

Public sector partners from across Torbay have committed to a new approach of working together to support local economic growth.

Build Torbay calls for partners and ambassadors to inspire future workforce in construction careers

News release PR8667 - published on 12 May 2022

Build Torbay is a TDA initiative to inspire Torbay residents and students to take up rewarding careers in construction; and is calling for more partners and ambassadors to promote the outstanding employment and training opportunities in the industry.

Plaques installed for Torbay’s COVID Memorial Tree Trail

News release PR8664 - published on 12 May 2022

Plaques have been installed at sites across Torbay as part of the COVID Memorial Tree Trail.

Still time to have your say on how to improve your health and wellbeing

News release PR8666 - published on 11 May 2022

Torbay’s Health and Wellbeing Board would like to encourage those who live in the Bay to take part in their consultation about what is important to them when it comes to their health and wellbeing.

More money available to help with cost of living

News release PR8665 - published on 11 May 2022

We're accepting applications for grants from the Household Support Fund, which helps families and individuals struggling to pay their living costs.

Jubilee and COVID Memorial trees planted at Babbacombe

News release PR8661 - published on 10 May 2022

The local community got involved with planting two trees, one for the Platinum Jubilee Queen's Green Canopy, and one for the COVID Memorial Tree Trail.

Nightingale Park Solar Park approved

News release PR8663 - published on 10 May 2022

Torbay’s first Solar Park at Nightingale Park was approved at yesterday’s Planning Committee.

We seek to purchase properties to help tackle housing crisis

News release PR8662 - published on 10 May 2022

We are considering proposals to purchase 37 properties in Torbay to help homeless families.

Torbay supports Blue Campaign for some grass verges to help local wildlife

News release PR8660 - published on 6 May 2022

Some of Torbay’s grass verges will be turning blue to help local wildlife thrive.

Hybrid and livestream meetings due to start

News release PR8659 - published on 6 May 2022

We're starting our trial of hybrid meetings at the Planning Committee on Monday 9 May.

Big savings for holders of off-peak parking permits

News release PR8658 - published on 6 May 2022

Regular users of our car parks are being encouraged to buy an annual off-peak parking permit and make big savings.

Devon’s Geopark marks Earth Day by launching new Environmental and Marine User Policies

News release PR8657 - published on 5 May 2022

The English Riviera UNESCO Global Geopark has launched both a new an Environmental Policy and Marine User Policy.

Kickstarting a Green Recovery!

News release PR8656 - published on 4 May 2022

Countryside Trainees (Kickstarter apprentices) have got straight to work on a Torbay project which was awarded £223,300 a few months ago.

Event for Torbay businesses from a Black and Minority Ethnic background

News release PR8655 - published on 4 May 2022

Businesses in Torbay which are led by people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds are being invited to take part in a focus group.

First households will start to get £150 Council Tax rebate

News release PR8654 - published on 4 May 2022

The first Council Tax rebate payments to eligible households will begin next week.

Green waste collection points return to Torbay

News release PR8653 - published on 4 May 2022

We are pleased to announce the return of the green waste collection points to Torquay and Brixham.

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