Could you be eligible for free bus travel?

News release PR9137 - published on 31 May 2024

People in Torbay who are eligible for a concessionary bus pass are being urged to make use of local services.

Girlguiding receives mental health support boost

News release PR9136 - published on 28 May 2024

Girlguiding units from across Torbay have been learning how to protect their mental health with a little help from us.

Funding will help tackle serious violence and anti-social behaviour

News release PR9135 - published on 24 May 2024

A £1million funding boost given to Devon and Cornwall’s Police and Crime Commissioner will help with our work to keep our town centres safe and welcoming for all.

Blue Flags and Seaside Awards for 2024 confirm high quality of beaches across Torbay

News release PR9134 - published on 24 May 2024

The environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy has given its coveted Blue Flag and Seaside Award to 10 beaches in Torbay for summer 2024.

English Riviera Airshow: Everything you need to know

News release PR9133 - published on 24 May 2024

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to attend next weekend’s English Riviera Airshow. Plan ahead and find out all you need to know about the action-packed event.

The English Riviera Geopark Festival: A celebration of one of Earth’s extraordinary places

News release PR9132 - published on 23 May 2024

The much-anticipated Geopark Festival is about to start on the English Riviera, taking place from 25 to 31 May 2024. And this year it's bigger and better than ever with the introduction of new Geopark Discovery Experiences.

Adult learners boost their maths skills with free Multiply courses in Torbay

News release PR9131 - published on 22 May 2024

In celebration of National Numeracy Day (22 May), we share the achievements of the Multiply programme and its continued impact in Torbay.

Funding confirmed for start of 10-year heritage transformation in Torbay

News release PR9129 - published on 22 May 2024

Work is to start on the first part of an exciting 10-year partnership with the National Lottery Heritage Fund to make the most of Torbay's heritage.

English Riviera Airshow to host our next Residents Engagement Event

News release PR9130 - published on 22 May 2024

Come along and have a chat with us at the English Riviera Airshow on 1 and 2 June, 10am to 4pm.

The English Riviera Wheel returns to the Bay

News release PR9128 - published on 21 May 2024

The English Riviera Wheel opens on Friday 24 May, marking the 11th appearance of this iconic summer attraction in the Bay.

Cryptosporidium update – 18 May Boil notice lifted for properties in the White Rock, Hookhills, Broadsands, Galmpton, Churston and lower Brixham areas.

News release PR9127 - published on 18 May 2024

South West Water (SWW) have confirmed this afternoon that the boil water notice for around 14,500 properties supplied by the Alston reservoir has been lifted. This means they can use their tap water as normal.

Cryptosporidium update - 17 May

News release PR9126 - published on 17 May 2024

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has confirmed there have been 46 cases of cryptosporidium.

£20.25million secured from Levelling Up Partnership to regenerate our coastline, more homes and Oldway Mansion

News release PR9125 - published on 17 May 2024

Government has confirmed this week that we have been successful in being named as the latest place to benefit from a major tailored regeneration programme.

Civilian aircraft line-up announced for English Riviera Airshow

News release PR9124 - published on 17 May 2024

Event organisers have announced the civilian aircraft which will be stunning crowds at this year’s English Riviera Airshow.

Torbay Lottery celebrates seven years of supporting local good causes

News release PR9123 - published on 17 May 2024

Torbay Lottery celebrates its seventh birthday on Saturday, 25 May 2024, and is shining a light on some of the local community groups that have benefitted from its support.

Two-way traffic through Torquay’s harbourside for May bank holiday and June events

News release PR9122 - published on 17 May 2024

Two lanes of traffic will be flowing along Torquay’s harbourside between Friday 24 May and Sunday 9 June to support businesses, traders, and event organisers.


News release PR9120 - published on 15 May 2024

South West Water (SWW) has confirmed that low levels of Cryptosporidium has been found in the local supply of water in and around Brixham.

Work to start on new Changing Places toilet in Brixham

News release PR9119 - published on 13 May 2024

Work will be starting soon on a new Changing Places toilet for Brixham for people with disabilities who are unable to use general accessible toilets.

Join Torbay’s biggest and best-ever Foster Care Fortnight

News release PR9118 - published on 10 May 2024

It’s Foster Care Fortnight (13-26 May 2024) and our Fostering team will be out and about nearly every day throughout the fortnight.

English Riviera Airshow - What’s New for 2024

News release PR9117 - published on 10 May 2024

This year’s English Riviera Airshow promises to be better than ever as organisers announce a wide range of new additions.

Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) come into effect across Torbay

News release PR9116 - published on 7 May 2024

We've revised an alcohol PSPO in Torquay, Paignton and Brixham and introduced a new dispersal one in Torquay town centre.

Views sought on proposals for six new 20mph zones to improve safety around schools

News release PR9115 - published on 7 May 2024

Views are being sought on plans for six new 20mph zones to improve road safety around schools in Torbay.

Council Leaders submit their proposal for Devon and Torbay Combined County Authority to the Secretary of State

News release PR9114 - published on 3 May 2024

Devon County Council and Torbay Council have formally submitted our joint proposal for a Devon and Torbay Combined County Authority (CCA) to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP.

Spotlight on Torbay’s partners working together to care for thousands of residents

News release PR9113 - published on 3 May 2024

A new Adult Social Care Self-Assessment has been published for the first time.

Enhance your experience at the English Riviera Airshow

News release PR9112 - published on 2 May 2024

Make your visit to the Airshow even more special and enjoyable with reserved seating, pre-booked parking, and corporate hospitality.

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