COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit – booking arrangements

News release PR8147 - published on 28 August 2020

Regarding a temporary issue with the booking system for the COVID-19 mobile testing unit in Lymington Road, Torquay, arrangements have been made for those people with symptoms who urgently need to book a test over the bank holiday.

Temporary issue with COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit

News release PR137 - published on 27 August 2020

We have been made aware of a temporary issue with the booking system for the COVID-19 mobile testing unit in Torquay.

Changes to concessionary bus pass scheme from 1 September

News release PR8144 - published on 27 August 2020

From Tuesday 1 September 2020, bus travellers who use the National Concessionary Bus Pass scheme will need to travel after 9.30am on weekdays.

COVID-19 Mobile Testing Centre - update

News release PR8146 - published on 26 August 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.

Children’s Services continues to improve its work with families

News release PR8145 - published on 26 August 2020

Our latest improvement aims to support family decision making at the earliest opportunity, through the help of a Family Group Conference.

Riviera International Conference Centre staff consultation begins

News release PR8143 - published on 26 August 2020

A 30 day consultation has started for staff at the Riviera International Conference Centre in Torquay.

How we're helping to get Torbay children back to school safely this September

News release PR8142 - published on 25 August 2020

As we approach the final weeks of the summer holidays, it’s time to start thinking about getting your child ready for their return to school.

COVID-19 Mobile Testing Centre - update

News release PR8141 - published on 19 August 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.

Loos with a view up for lease

News release PR8140 - published on 17 August 2020

We have put two former toilet blocks up for lease as we continue to progress with our Public Toilet Investment plan.

Urgent repairs at Broadsands public toilets

News release PR8139 - published on 13 August 2020

Due to a broken sewage pumping system, urgent repairs will be needed for the public toilets at Broadsands beach in Paignton, and portaloos are being installed to help on busier days such as weekends.

COVID-19 Mobile Testing Centre - update

News release PR8138 - published on 13 August 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.

Commemorate VJ Day 75

News release PR8137 - published on 13 August 2020

On Saturday 15th August 2020, commemorations will be held to mark the 75th Anniversary of VJ Day (Victory over Japan Day), commemorating the end of the Second World War.

Changes to Pest Control services in Torbay

News release PR8135 - published on 12 August 2020

A new charge for pest control service will be introduced in Torbay from 1st September, in line with many other local authority areas.

Annual canvass 2020

News release PR8136 - published on 12 August 2020

Don’t lose your voice - residents in Torbay urged to look out for their voter registration details from Torbay Council.

Award winning beaches for Torbay

News release PR8134 - published on 10 August 2020

Torbay is celebrating after receiving prestigious awards for ten of its beaches.

Torbay Council joins South West calls for more government support for Leisure industry

News release PR8133 - published on 7 August 2020

Torbay Council is backing the national #SaveLeisure campaign and adding its voice to South West Councils who are calling on the government to do more to support the Leisure industry.

Paignton seeks £19.2 million of Government’s Future High Streets Fund

News release PR0 - published on 6 August 2020

Torbay Council has submitted a final bid for more than £19 million Future High Streets Funding for the exciting transformation of Paignton town centre.

COVID-19 Mobile Testing Centre - update

News release PR8131 - published on 5 August 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.

New online booking system for Torbay Recycling Centre

News release PR8130 - published on 5 August 2020

Torbay residents will soon be able to book a slot at the Recycling Centre using their smartphone, laptop or tablet.

Torbay project through to next round to receive £2m of government funding

News release PR8129 - published on 4 August 2020

The Torquay Gateway employment project located on the junction of the South Devon Highway has been awarded £1.96m in funding to accelerate the development of the site.

Local review into how we make black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) lives matter

News release PR8128 - published on 3 August 2020

We are proposing to launch a review into racism in the area, in response to the death of George Floyd and the global Black Lives Matter movement.

£11,000 pledged to community projects through Crowdfunder

News release PR8127 - published on 3 August 2020

Three projects in Torbay have successfully raised funds to get their projects off the ground using the Crowdfunder website, and we have contributed by pledging £11,000.

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