News release PR8686 - published on 31 May 2022
On Thursday 26 May, Torbay Council received notification that the revised Statutory Direction issued by the government in May 2021 is to be lifted.
News release PR8685 - published on 31 May 2022
This month the Torbay Lottery celebrates its fifth birthday and shines a light on the local community groups that have benefitted from its support.
News release PR8684 - published on 31 May 2022
Final preparations are underway before the opening day of the event on Saturday 4 June, with residents and visitors encouraged to plan ahead.
News release PR8683 - published on 30 May 2022
The clean-up operation at Torquay harbour continues today following the fire to the princess yacht on Saturday 28 May 2022.
News release PR8682 - published on 30 May 2022
Torre Abbey has been awarded £363,748 from the Cultural Assets Fund (CAF); a £20 million government funding stream to protect treasured heritage assets in England from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
News release PR8681 - published on 26 May 2022
The consultation for improving Paignton and Preston seafronts has now moved into phase two and we would like to hear your views on two ideas for each seafront.
News release PR8680 - published on 25 May 2022
Cabinet have agreed almost £10million of funding from its Growth Fund to redevelop the former Debenhams site in Torquay.
News release PR8679 - published on 25 May 2022
On Monday 6 June 2022 resurfacing of Meadfoot Road and the footpaths will be taking place.
News release PR8678 - published on 25 May 2022
Together with TDA, we want to hear your views on the new English Riviera Destination Management Plan which outlines our vision for Torbay to be the UK’s top visitor destination and boost the economy.
News release PR8677 - published on 24 May 2022
Torbay’s biggest free party on Torre Abbey meadows is just days away. On Friday 3 June, the prime Torquay seafront location is set to be turned red, white and, blue as thousands are expected to attend a celebration fit for a Queen.
News release PR8676 - published on 23 May 2022
Environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy has announced the winners of the prestigious Blue Flag and Seaside Awards for summer 2022.
News release PR8675 - published on 19 May 2022
At the Annual Council meeting on Tuesday 17 May, Members officially elected and appointed Councillor Mandy Darling as The Worshipful The Mayor of Torbay and Councillor Cecilia Brown as Deputy Civic Mayor.
News release PR8674 - published on 19 May 2022
The English Riviera UNESCO Geopark Festival returns from Thursday 26 May to Thursday 2 June.
News release PR8673 - published on 19 May 2022
We're inviting proposals from community partners to bring Parkfield back into use for the benefit of Torbay residents, in particular children and young people.
News release PR8672 - published on 18 May 2022
Torbay’s Children’s Services have “significantly improved” and are now ‘Good’
A landmark judgment on Children’s Services in Torbay is being published today following an Ofsted inspection earlier this year. The report acknowledges the “remarkable transformation” after receiving 'Inadequate' ratings in the last two inspections.
News release PR8671 - published on 17 May 2022
SWISCo, a Torbay Council company, are excited to announce the arrival of two new John Deere tractors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
News release PR8664 - published on 12 May 2022
Plaques have been installed at sites across Torbay as part of the COVID Memorial Tree Trail.
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.
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.
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.
News release PR8663 - published on 10 May 2022
Torbay’s first Solar Park at Nightingale Park was approved at yesterday’s Planning Committee.
News release PR8662 - published on 10 May 2022
We are considering proposals to purchase 37 properties in Torbay to help homeless families.
News release PR8660 - published on 6 May 2022
Some of Torbay’s grass verges will be turning blue to help local wildlife thrive.
News release PR8659 - published on 6 May 2022
We're starting our trial of hybrid meetings at the Planning Committee on Monday 9 May.
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.
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.
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.
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.
News release PR8654 - published on 4 May 2022
The first Council Tax rebate payments to eligible households will begin next week.
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.