News release PR8126 - published on 31 July 2020
As of Saturday 1 August, motorists who choose to pay via their phone at any Torbay Council operated pay and display parking locations, will no longer pay a convenience charge for doing so.
News release PR8125 - published on 31 July 2020
From Saturday 1 August thousands of residents in Torbay who have been shielding during the pandemic will be able to enjoy more freedom.
News release PR8124 - published on 31 July 2020
It was confirmed at last night’s Extraordinary Council meeting that Anne-Marie Bond will be appointed Interim Chief Executive.
News release PR8123 - published on 30 July 2020
The Government has announced that all of the business grant fund schemes set up to help businesses through the coronavirus pandemic will be closing shortly, and that payments must be made by Friday 28 August.
News release PR8122 - published on 30 July 2020
More than 100 outlets across Torbay have so far signed up to the UK Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme - and a new official Government online finder is available to help diners locate them.
News release PR8121 - published on 29 July 2020
Torbay Council has been invited by the Department for Transport (DfT) to bid for £221,000 of funding from the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund and is asking the community to feedback on which projects to put forward.
News release PR8120 - published on 28 July 2020
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you can go to the mobile testing site at Lymington Road in Torquay, TQ1 4BD, but you will need to book online first.
News release PR8119 - published on 27 July 2020
We are working with the English Riviera BID company to run webinars for tourism businesses on Preventing and Responding to Coronavirus in Torbay.
News release PR8118 - published on 27 July 2020
For the first time in the history of the Census, there will be a question on service in the Armed Forces following a campaign led by The Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland and supported by us.
News release PR8117 - published on 24 July 2020
Partners across Torbay’s community, and public and private sectors have come together to set out a new way of working, with an ambitious action plan which puts local wealth building at the heart of the response to COVID-19.
News release PR8116 - published on 24 July 2020
Six ‘pop-up’ footway and cycle schemes to improve social distancing are appearing across Torbay.
News release PR8115 - published on 24 July 2020
New toilets in Torbay have been vandalised less than a day after they opened.
News release PR8114 - published on 23 July 2020
New 'Bin it or take it home' campaign launched in a drive to cut down the amount of rubbish left at beaches and beauty spots.
News release PR8113 - published on 22 July 2020
We, in conjunction with TDA, have appointed a temporary Information Officer to support Torbay high street businesses to reopen safely.
News release PR8111 - published on 21 July 2020
Torbay Council is pleased to confirm that Country Bus will continue to run its bus services in Brixham.
News release PR8112 - published on 21 July 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will be in Torquay until at least Friday 31 July.
News release PR8110 - published on 21 July 2020
Plans to rejuvenate the old Crossways retail site in Paignton with new affordable and extra care homes and commercial space are moving forward.
News release PR8109 - published on 17 July 2020
Torbay Council still needs millions of pounds to cover the extra costs it has taken on as a result of COVID-19, despite welcoming yesterday’s Government funding announcement.
News release PR8108 - published on 17 July 2020
We are announcing that Steve Parrock will be stepping down from his role as Chief Executive of Torbay Council.
News release PR8107 - published on 16 July 2020
Councillor Maggi Douglas-Dunbar, The Worshipful Mayor of Torbay today launches the ‘Mayor’s Special Recognition Awards’.
News release PR8106 - published on 14 July 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will not be in Torquay on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 July* but will be returning on Saturday 18 July, until at least Thursday 23 July.
News release PR8105 - published on 13 July 2020
Following an intense series of inspections last summer it can finally be announced that the status of the English Riviera UNESCO Geopark has been assured.
News release PR8104 - published on 10 July 2020
From Monday 13 July, you will be able to take a trailer to Torbay’s Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) but only for garden waste.
News release PR8103 - published on 9 July 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will be in Torquay until at least Wednesday 15 July.
News release PR8101 - published on 8 July 2020
As play parks and outdoor gym facilities reopen across the Bay new signs will be appearing. These are to advise those that want to use the spaces of the current government guidelines on how to stay safe.
News release PR8102 - published on 7 July 2020
In advance of next week’s Cabinet meeting, we have published the latest information on our budget position.
News release PR8100 - published on 7 July 2020
We are pleased to announce that Torre Abbey will be re-opening its doors to visitors from Tuesday 14 July.
News release PR8097 - published on 6 July 2020
Tor Bay Harbour Authority are partnering with Devon & Cornwall Police to help promote Sea Safety and assist with enforcement within the bay.
News release PR8099 - published on 6 July 2020
From today, thousands of residents in Torbay who have been shielding for the past 12 weeks as they have been identified by the NHS as ‘extremely vulnerable’ will be able to have more freedom.
News release PR8098 - published on 3 July 2020
The number of public toilets open return to pre-lockdown levels, meaning there are over 20 locations with facilities that are open for use.
News release PR8096 - published on 3 July 2020
The English Riviera Wheel and Carousel will be returning to Torquay and is set to be open by Saturday 11 July.
News release PR8095 - published on 3 July 2020
We are introducing dedicated bookable slots at Recycling Centre for key workers from Saturday 11 July, as more general capacity is also added at the centre to make more slots available.
News release PR8094 - published on 3 July 2020
With the easing of lockdown restrictions from 4 July we are urging all businesses, residents and visitors to act responsibly to ensure everyone can safely enjoy Torbay.
News release PR8093 - published on 2 July 2020
The COVID-19 mobile testing centre will not be in Torquay on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 July but will be returning on Thursday 9 July.
News release PR8092 - published on 2 July 2020
We are pleased to announce that over 30 community and voluntary groups across Torbay have received a boost towards covering costs they have lost due to COVID-19.
News release PR8091 - published on 2 July 2020
Special opening days, times and guidance for those that have been shielding across a selection of attractions and sites.
News release PR8090 - published on 1 July 2020
From Saturday 4 July Torbay couples will once again be able to say their ‘I will’s’ as the Registrar Service resume conducting marriage and civil partnership ceremonies.