Safety concerns raised over people accessing derelict buildings in Torbay

News release PR8959 - published on 25 August 2023

Warning issued after an increase in the number of people accessing empty buildings, with vandalism, anti-social behaviour and injuries from broken glass.

Making safe the East Tower at Oldway

News release PR8958 - published on 25 August 2023

We take extraordinary measures to keep the local community safe after the condition of the East Tower at Oldway reached a critical point.

Fostering team attending Torbay Pride next month

News release PR8957 - published on 24 August 2023

The Fostering team will be attending Torbay Pride on Saturday 2 September at Torre Abbey Meadows, 12-8pm.

Free programme launched to help Torbay businesses reduce their carbon footprint

News release PR8956 - published on 22 August 2023

A programme has been launched to help businesses across Torbay to reduce carbon and save money on energy .

More action on empty homes promised following survey of Torbay residents

News release PR8955 - published on 22 August 2023

We are promising to take more action on empty homes following a survey of local residents that confirmed they want more to be done.

Statement on the East Tower at Oldway

News release PR8954 - published on 21 August 2023

Information on upcoming works to deconstruct part of the East Tower at Oldway.

Proposed introduction of 20mph speed zones to enhance road safety in two of Torbay's communities.

News release PR8953 - published on 21 August 2023

As part of ongoing work to make Torbay's road safer for all users, we are considering implementing 20mph speed zones in the Queensway area of Torquay and Fisher Street area of Paignton.

Some sad news

News release PR8952 - published on 17 August 2023

We’re saddened to announce that former Civic Mayor Terry Manning passed away on Saturday at 2am.

Views sought on keeping tight controls on licensing in Torquay town centre

News release PR8951 - published on 16 August 2023

As the licensing authority for Torbay, we are asking for views on a new Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA).

Have your say on Torbay’s Local Validation List Update

News release PR8950 - published on 11 August 2023

Have your say on on a new updated version of an important document related to planning applications.

Experience a day of fun and excitement at Torre Abbey's first summer fair!

News release PR8949 - published on 10 August 2023

Mark your calendars for next weekend and join Torre Abbey for a day filled with joy and delight and a traditional carnival atmosphere.

Recommendation goes to Cabinet after Spotlight Review of English Riviera Airshow

News release PR8948 - published on 9 August 2023

Torbay Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Board has made a recommendation to Cabinet on the future of the English Riviera Airshow.

Statement on lighting at South Quay, Brixham

News release PR8947 - published on 4 August 2023

The lighting display at South Quay, King Street in Brixham has been switched off and we will be consulting on a new scheme.

International Market comes to the English Riviera

News release PR8946 - published on 4 August 2023

An exciting 10-day international market event is on its way to Torquay Seafront.

Don’t lose your vote – Residents in Torbay urged to check voter registration details

News release PR8945 - published on 3 August 2023

Torbay residents are being urged to check their electoral registration details or risk losing their chance to vote on decisions that affect them. The annual canvass allows Torbay Council to keep the electoral register up to date, ensuring that everyone who wants to vote is registered.

Exciting season of creative and cultural events for Paignton

News release PR8944 - published on 2 August 2023

A major series of creative events has been announced for Torbay. The four-week programme titled Open Season is part of Torbay’s Cultural Development Fund project focused on Paignton Picture House.

Dates confirmed for next phase of works on Brixham Road

News release PR8943 - published on 2 August 2023

The roadworks on Brixham Road are the latest phases in the necessary improvements to the highways network as a result of the new Inglewood development which was approved by the Planning Inspectorate in April 2021.

Statement on future of English Riviera Airshow

News release PR8942 - published on 1 August 2023

Torbay’s Overview and Scrutiny Board will be considering a Spotlight Review of the English Riviera Airshow.

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