Trading Standards wins national award

News release PR7754 - published on 28 June 2018

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has been nationally recognised by Government as the best Service of its kind in the UK for its support of local businesses.

Road Closures, Armed Forces Day - Sunday 1 July

News release PR7753 - published on 27 June 2018

There will be a number of road closures for Armed Forces Day taking place in Paignton on Sunday 1 July.

Recommendations received from the charity Crisis to help end street homeless in Torbay

News release PR7752 - published on 27 June 2018

Following in depth work in Torbay earlier this year, the national charity Crisis have now presented their recommendations, which includes setting up an approach called Housing First.

Discussions to be held over the acquisition of Kier shareholding in TOR2

News release PR7747 - published on 22 June 2018

Following a decision taken by full Council on Thursday 21 June, Torbay Council has agreed to enter into detailed discussions with Kier to facilitate the acquisition of Kier’s shareholding in TOR2.

Warning for heatwave conditions over coming week

News release PR7751 - published on 22 June 2018

Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is warning that areas of Torbay may experience ‘heatwave’ conditions over the next week, according to Met Office forecasts.

Bank Lane toilets in Brixham refurbishment starting this month

News release PR7750 - published on 21 June 2018

Following the commissioning of Healthmatic to manage, maintain and modernise toilets across the Bay, Torbay Council are now announcing the next stage of their investment and redevelopment plans.

New Changing Places facility to be installed in Paignton

News release PR7749 - published on 21 June 2018

Torbay Council’s toilet contractors, Healthmatic, have started work on creating a new Changing Places and disabled toilet in Paignton.

Armed Forces Day, Queens Park, Paignton, Sunday 1 July

News release PR7748 - published on 20 June 2018

Torbay Council, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and a number of local organisations will be supporting an Armed Forces Day event at Queens Park on Sunday 1 July.

Torbay Care Charter will improve lives of care home residents

News release PR1 - published on 18 June 2018

A creative project that was launched by Torbay Culture and Torbay Council to find out what ‘good care’ looks like has resulted in a Care Charter and interactive toolkit that all care homes across Torbay will be encouraged to sign up to and use.

Road closure: Hawkins Avenue, Torquay

News release PR7746 - published on 15 June 2018

Torbay Council will be undertaking major highway maintenance in Hawkins Avenue between Upper Cockington Lane and Sherwell Valley Road during the summer school holidays.

Road Closures, Thursday 21 June

News release PR7745 - published on 14 June 2018

On Thursday 21 June, RAF Brize Norton will be granted Honorary Freedom of Torbay under the Honorary Freedom of Boroughs Act 1885.

First electric Taxi licenced in Torbay

News release PR7744 - published on 13 June 2018

The first taxi licence for an all-electric vehicle has been issued in Torbay to Airport Transfers Torbay based in Preston.

The Last Supper arrives at Torre Abbey Museum

News release PR7743 - published on 12 June 2018

Created by kinetic artist and scrap sculptor Giles Walker, this piece has only ever been seen in LA and the Science Museum in London before visiting Torre Abbey Museum.

Focus on brisk walking, not just 10,000 steps, say health experts

News release PR7742 - published on 12 June 2018

Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal College of GPs are encouraging adults in the South West to focus on walking briskly rather than just counting steps to improve their health.

Geopark Festival 2018 - International Interest

News release PR7741 - published on 8 June 2018

Torbay’s UNESCO Geopark reached out to the Bay’s international visitors by adding a welcome message in nine different languages on the 2018 Geopark festival leaflet.

Torbay Airshow 2018 hailed a huge success

News release PR7740 - published on 7 June 2018

The 2018 Torbay Airshow has been hailed a huge success after record crowds turned out for an action packed weekend of world class air displays.

RAF Brize Norton to be granted Honorary Freedom of Torbay

News release PR7739 - published on 7 June 2018

On Thursday 21 June, RAF Brize Norton will be granted Honorary Freedom of Torbay under the Honorary Freedom of Boroughs Act 1885.

Resurfacing works to take place this week on Torbay Roads

News release PR7737 - published on 5 June 2018

Torbay Council will be continuing with their annual road resurfacing programme, with major road works taking place in June 2018.

The People who Protect your Plate in Torbay

News release PR7738 - published on 5 June 2018

This week is National Food Safety Week (4 to 10 June 2018) and Torbay Council has partnered with the Food Standards Agency to shine a light on food safety and how they are #ProtectingYourPlate.

Drop-in skills session for Torbay’s Carer Community

News release PR7736 - published on 5 June 2018

Torbay Council’s Community Carers Project, which currently offers the region’s 16,000 unpaid carers access to a vast range of online health and support information, enters its next stage, with the launch of a free online learning resource.

Do you know your vishing, from your phishing and smishing? Scams Awareness Month lifts the lid off the latest scams

News release PR7735 - published on 4 June 2018

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has reported a 7 per cent increase in the number of fraud offences recorded in England and Wales, compared to the previous year.

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