Brilliant Bees and their Curious Cousins – new exhibition and Torre Abbey

News release PR8722 - published on 29 July 2022

Torre Abbey has launched a new exhibition celebrating bees and other popular pollinators which will run until Sunday 4 September. Torre Abbey has worked with a range of partners to curate the exhibition, including Buckfast Abbey, who have loaned several items linked to bee keeping.

Don’t lose your voice - residents in Torbay are urged to check their voter registration details

News release PR8721 - published on 29 July 2022

Torbay residents are being urged to check their electoral registration details or risk losing their chance to vote on decisions that affect them.

New anonymous digital mental health support service launched

News release PR8720 - published on 28 July 2022

A new free and confidential digital mental health and wellbeing service for adults is now available across Torbay.

Work underway to redevelop Lymington Road Coach Station

News release PR8719 - published on 26 July 2022

Demolition work starts this week at Lymington Road Coach Station in Torquay to make way for new business units, with improvements also being made to the public space.

£1.1m secured to tackle antisocial behaviour and violence in Torbay

News release PR8718 - published on 26 July 2022

We and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have secured more than £1.1m to tackle antisocial behaviour and violence against women and girls.

Unauthorised encampment update

News release PR8717 - published on 22 July 2022

As you may be aware there have been a number of unauthorised traveller encampments in Torbay recently. The current two encampments at Hollicombe Park and Torre Abbey Meadows have been visited by officers and the necessary welfare checks have been completed.

Trading Standards to 'test' more petrol pumps for accuracy this summer

News release PR8716 - published on 21 July 2022

Trading Standards will increase the number of routine petrol forecourt checks across Devon, Plymouth, Somerset, and Torbay this summer.

Have your say on Torbay’s Economic Growth Strategy

News release PR8715 - published on 21 July 2022

We would like to hear from those who live, work and own a business in the Bay on the priorities and actions in our draft Economic Growth Strategy.

Today we welcomed His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall to Torbay.  

News release PR8714 - published on 20 July 2022

Their Royal Highnesses were greeted by Leader of the Council, Cllr Steve Darling, The Worshipful The Mayor of Torbay, Cllr Mandy Darling and her guide dog Pepsi, along with Kevin Mowat our Director of Place.

Get involved with local Love Parks Week events in Torbay

News release PR8713 - published on 20 July 2022

A range of local events are taking place for Love Parks Week (29 July – 5 August 2022).

Torbay Children’s Services Divisional Director of Safeguarding is Finalist for a Rising Star Award

News release PR8712 - published on 19 July 2022

Torbay Children’s Services Divisional Director of Safeguarding, Becky Thompson has been recognised as a finalist in the Rising Star category in this year’s Local Government Chronicle Awards.

New cycling facilities coming to Torbay Velopark

News release PR8711 - published on 15 July 2022

We have granted planning permission for brand-new facilities at the Velopark in Paignton.

Banjo summer sessions

News release PR8710 - published on 14 July 2022

This August, the ‘Banjo’ area of Princess Garden is set to be brought alive with a series of free family-friendly events.

£200,000 available for the community in Torbay to kick start projects

News release PR8709 - published on 13 July 2022

We have made available £200,000 for our residents, community groups and businesses to start projects, or to maintain or improve existing groups, that help improve the lives of those that live in our Bay.

Torbay Council supports residents to get help if they’re struggling with living costs

News release PR8708 - published on 12 July 2022

We're urging residents to seek support sooner rather than later, as the cost-of-living crisis takes hold.

Project Director appointed for Oldway Mansion

News release PR8707 - published on 11 July 2022

We are delighted to announce Katherine Findlay has been appointed and today starts work as freelance project director for Oldway Mansion.

Classic Builders appointed to develop TorVista Homes in Paignton

News release PR8706 - published on 8 July 2022

Classic Builders has been appointed to develop nine affordable rental homes including one adapted home at Totnes Road in Paignton.

Award for improvements at Torbay Leisure Centre which support the Bay’s work to tackle climate change

News release PR8705 - published on 7 July 2022

Work to improve energy efficiency at Torbay Leisure Centre has been recognised at the 2022 Energy Awards.

Further consultation proposed for future housing needs

News release PR8704 - published on 6 July 2022

Options for how Torbay could continue to address the housing crisis are likely to go out for further public consultation this autumn.

Plans to introduce garden waste collections in Torbay

News release PR8703 - published on 6 July 2022

Later this year Torbay residents could have garden waste collections under plans being considered by us and SWISCo.

Right Stuff, Right Box – changes to make it easier for you to recycle in Torbay

News release PR8701 - published on 5 July 2022

Residents in Torbay will soon find it easier to recycle with new resources from us and SWISCo to help everyone do the right thing.

Princess Pier in Torquay reopens today

News release PR8702 - published on 1 July 2022

Following a successful salvage operation to remove the sunken yacht from Torquay Harbour, we are pleased to say that part of Princess Pier will be reopening later today.

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