Work starts on Phase 2 of LIGHTPLAY at Royal Terrace Gardens

News release PR8470 - published on 31 August 2021

The second phase of work to install LIGHTPLAY at Royal Terrace Gardens in Torquay is set to commence on Tuesday 31 August.

Urgent call to step up COVID-19 safety as cases reach peak level

News release PR8469 - published on 27 August 2021

From today, and for a five week period, Torbay is an Enhanced Response Area along with Devon, Cornwall, Plymouth and the Isles of Scilly.

Reduced fees for bespoke disabled parking bays

News release PR8468 - published on 25 August 2021

We are delighted to announce that the fees for the installation of a bespoke disabled parking bay have significantly been reduced from £550 to £100.

Thank you to local residents for their support for Afghan refugee crisis

News release PR8466 - published on 25 August 2021

We would like to say thank you to local residents who have responded to its appeal for accommodation for Afghan refugees.

Update on waste and recycling collections

News release PR8467 - published on 24 August 2021

We are continuing to experience delays to waste and recycling collections.

Councillors meet with public toilet staff to discuss improvements

News release PR8465 - published on 24 August 2021

Torbay councillors visited local toilets in the Bay to see improvements that have been made, and met with frontline cleaning staff.

Torbay Council investing record amount into sports in the Bay

News release PR8464 - published on 23 August 2021

It’s on your marks, get set and go for sports in the Bay, with a record £150,000 being invested as part of a commitment to supporting both clubs and individuals.

Personal statement from Cllr Steve Darling, Leader of Torbay Council regarding refugees from Afghanistan coming to Torbay

News release PR8463 - published on 19 August 2021

I would like to clarify remarks I made yesterday about refugees from Afghanistan coming to Torbay.

We need your help in the Afghan refugee crisis

News release PR8462 - published on 19 August 2021

We are asking for those who may have an empty property that is available for a minimum of one year to step forward to assist with the Afghan refugee crisis.

Tell us what you want from your open spaces in Torbay

News release PR8461 - published on 19 August 2021

We want to know what you love about your local parks and open spaces, and what sort of things you would like to see happen in them in the future.

Over £61,000 to enhance cycling facilities at Torbay Velopark

News release PR8460 - published on 17 August 2021

Together with Lex Leisure and Mid Devon Cycling club we have been awarded £33,703 after a successful application to British Cycling’s Place to Ride capital grants programme.

Public Space Protection Order reinstated at Hopes Nose

News release PR8459 - published on 16 August 2021

With the ongoing issue of litter and camping at Hopes Nose the Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for this area has been reinstated.

Illuminations fit for a Princess

News release PR8458 - published on 14 August 2021

New festoon lighting at Princess Gardens has been unveiled. Officially switched on by Councillor Terry Manning, The Worshipful the Mayor of Torbay on Friday 13 August, the illuminations mark the completion of the upgrades to Princess Gardens.

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

News release PR8457 - published on 12 August 2021

Torbay residents are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date.

Tree-mendous Torbay volunteers take part in induction for projects to help tackle climate change

News release PR8456 - published on 12 August 2021

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the Bay’s trees and help tackle climate change, volunteers recently took part in an induction for two key projects.

Torbay families get to go all ‘round the towns

News release PR8455 - published on 5 August 2021

We have awarded 6,340 tickets to families enabling them to travel for free on Stagecoach buses over the summer holiday.

Helping you enjoy the summer in Torbay

News release PR8454 - published on 4 August 2021

Summer 2021 is expected to be one of the busiest on record for Torbay and we want you to enjoy all the English Riviera has to offer and to make it as easy as possible for you to report any issues.

Park life for a healthy life

News release PR8453 - published on 3 August 2021

We are encouraging individuals and organisations to make full use of the area’s green spaces for physical activity.

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