Still time to have your say on proposed Broadsands, Churston and Galmpton Neighbourhood Area and Forum

News release PR8493 - published on 30 September 2021

Torbay Council has received an application for a new Neighbourhood Area and Forum comprising the villages of Broadsands, Churston and Galmpton and surrounding areas.

Seasonal changes from 1 October

News release PR8492 - published on 29 September 2021

As an incredibly busy summer draws to a close, a number of seasonal changes come into effect from Friday 1 October.

Stop smoking, start breathing this Stoptober

News release PR8491 - published on 27 September 2021

Stoptober is back for its 10th year.

Recycling collections update 23 September 2021

News release PR8490 - published on 23 September 2021

Ongoing driver shortages - please can you continue to leave your recycling out and our crews from SWISCo will collect it as soon as possible.

Have your say on plans for a solar park in Torquay

News release PR8489 - published on 23 September 2021

We have agreed to spend £3.1m to fund the construction and delivery of a solar farm which will provide renewable energy to Torbay Hospital.

Improving lighting in Torbay’s parks, promenades and carparks

News release PR8488 - published on 21 September 2021

We have committed to upgrading and improving street lighting both on the highway and in council owned parks, promenades and carparks.

Centrepiece of Torquay Harbour in line for a major refurbishment

News release PR8487 - published on 20 September 2021

The renovation of Torquay Town Dock, also known as the ‘people’s pontoon’, would see urgent and essential pontoon replacement works carried out over a three-year period, beginning this winter.

Pay for an hour stay for the day returns

News release PR8486 - published on 20 September 2021

We are pleased to announce that for a third year in a row, we will be offering reduced parking fees over the Christmas period at nominated council car parks.

Local Government Association Remote Corporate Health Check

News release PR8485 - published on 17 September 2021

We have been told we are making ‘good progress and there is much to be proud of’.

Paignton seafronts new festoon lighting set to be unveiled

News release PR8484 - published on 15 September 2021

After weeks of waiting, Paignton seafront will once again be lit up as the new festoon lighting is set to be switched on.

Regeneration vision for Crossways moves one step closer

News release PR8483 - published on 15 September 2021

We have moved one step closer to achieving our regeneration ambition for the derelict Crossways shopping precinct in Paignton.

Advice and mediation service relaunched to support schools and families

News release PR8482 - published on 13 September 2021

Torbay has relaunched its advice and mediation service which helps schools and families work together more effectively when there has been a breakdown in communication.

Driver recruitment update and waste collections

News release PR8481 - published on 10 September 2021

We are pleased to announce that SWISCo has been successful in recruiting some more drivers, with the first one due to start next week.

Supporting World Suicide Prevention Day

News release PR8480 - published on 10 September 2021

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. A day that organisations and communities around the world come together to raise awareness of suicide prevention.

Temporary footpath closure at Royal Terrace Gardens for maintenance work

News release PR8479 - published on 9 September 2021

One of the footpaths at Royal Terrace Gardens in Torquay will be temporarily closed to allow for annual works to manage vegetation.

Plans to increase spend with local businesses

News release PR8478 - published on 7 September 2021

We are trialling a system which aims to see more council contracts going to businesses within Torbay.

Supporting Emergency Services Day this September

News release PR8477 - published on 3 September 2021

This year’s Emergency Services Day (999 Day) takes place on Thursday 9 September.

Torbay shortlisted for planning award for new Heritage Strategy

News release PR8476 - published on 2 September 2021

Torbay has been shortlisted for a regional RTPI planning award for its new Heritage Strategy.

Calling all artists! We are seeking to commission a permanent artwork to celebrate the life and work of Agatha Christie

News release PR8475 - published on 2 September 2021

We're working in collaboration with Agatha Christie Limited, the Agatha Christie Festival Limited, Torbay Culture and others is seeking a permanent artwork for the Torquay harbour area to celebrate the life and work of Agatha Christie.

Cabinet members agree ‘circuit-breaker’ solution to assist with Torbay’s housing crisis

News release PR8472 - published on 2 September 2021

Members of Torbay Council have agreed to an interim solution to assist with the ongoing housing shortage being faced by Torbay residents and keyworkers, at last night’s Cabinet meeting.

Plan for high-tech park will create 175 new jobs

News release PR8474 - published on 1 September 2021

Cabinet has given their support to create the first phase of a new Electronics & Photonics Production Park at Torbay Business Park in Paignton.

New Agatha Christie exhibition opens at Torre Abbey this month

News release PR8473 - published on 1 September 2021

A brand-new exhibition about the most widely published author of all time will open in Torre Abbey this month.

Ongoing delays with Torbay recycling collections – please bear with us

News release PR8471 - published on 1 September 2021

In common with the rest of the UK, Torbay is experiencing driver shortages which means some recycling collections are still being delayed.

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