Super yacht salvage operation begins

News release PR8700 - published on 27 June 2022

Work gets underway this week to remove the sunken yacht ‘Rendezvous’ from Torquay Harbour.

Council tax rebate payment dates brought forward

News release PR8699 - published on 24 June 2022

All eligible residents will now be able to apply for their council tax rebate – up to a month ahead of schedule.

Update on grass cutting regime in Torbay

News release PR8698 - published on 23 June 2022

SWISCo is striving to catch up on grass cutting but currently has a high number of vacancies in the Parks department - we are working to address this.

Easing the financial stress for families this summer holiday

News release PR8697 - published on 21 June 2022

Our free summer activity programme known as Healthy Holidays returns this July and August to help families over the school summer break.

Join the Community Climate Conversation!

News release PR8696 - published on 20 June 2022

Torbay residents are being encouraged to sign up for an event and give their thoughts on what needs to be done to make Torbay Carbon Neutral by 2030.

Planning application for Upton Manor Farm

News release PR8695 - published on 20 June 2022

An extraordinary planning meeting to discuss the application for Upton Manor Farm in Brixham will be held on Monday 27 June.

Torbay Armed Forces Day returns to Babbacombe Downs

News release PR8694 - published on 17 June 2022

Torbay Armed Forces Day returns to Babbacombe Downs in Torquay this Saturday for the first time since 2019.

Plans for Levelling Up Fund Round 2 to be discussed

News release PR8693 - published on 14 June 2022

Cabinet is tonight being asked to approve plans to submit a revised funding bid which would see a major investment into two internationally-important sectors for Torbay.

Lower-income households invited to apply for free energy efficiency improvements to their homes

News release PR8692 - published on 10 June 2022

Lower-income householders across Devon and Torbay are invited to apply for free energy efficiency improvements to their homes worth thousands of pounds. From this week members of the public can check their eligibility and apply through the Cosy Devon website.

Financial stability helps Torbay communities

News release PR8691 - published on 10 June 2022

Torbay communities are benefitting thanks to the Council’s improvements in Children’s Service’s finances.  The Council’s Partnership Administration made it a priority to improve Children's Services in Torbay. This has led to reduced costs in front line agency staff and independent residential care provisions.

Helping Torbay residents get fitter

News release PR8690 - published on 10 June 2022

An initiative to get people more physically active has taken a step forward after Cabinet members approved proposals to progress Torbay on the Move.

Torbay turns the spotlight on children’s safety

News release PR8689 - published on 9 June 2022

As part of Child Safety Week Torbay Council is reiterating its commitment to keeping children, young people and their families safe as a top priority.  Child Safety Week is an annual campaign delivered by the Child Accident Prevention Trust.  The theme this year is ‘Safety in mind’ and aims to help parents build the confidence and skills children need to manage risks to their own safety.

Latest information - Torquay harbour clean-up operation

News release PR8688 - published on 1 June 2022

As we head into the extended bank holiday weekend, we’d like to provide you with a further update on the clean-up operation following the fire to the princess yacht on Saturday 28 May 2022.

Torbay Council’s initial response to radical Independent Review of Children’s Social Care

News release PR8687 - published on 1 June 2022

Last week an independent review was published into Children’s Social Care. The report is a highly detailed, 250-page document which we are digesting, in terms of what the policy recommendations means for us as a local authority, a service provider and corporate parent.

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