Stay Safe this Bonfire Night

News release PR4862 - published on 28 October 2014

To make sure your bonfire night goes off with a bang, Torbay Council, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service and Devon and Cornwall Police are encouraging everyone in Torbay to keep safe and to respect their neighbours.

Work starts again on Meadfoot Beach chalets

News release PR4861 - published on 27 October 2014

Construction of the new chalets at Meadfoot has begun again after the break for the summer season.

Fireworks to celebrate end of season for wheel

News release PR4857 - published on 23 October 2014

To celebrate the final operational day of the English Riviera Observation Wheel this year, Mellors Group, operators of the wheel, will be holding a free firework display for the public on Sunday 26 October at 6pm.

Torbay Libraries Poetry Prize discovers new young talent

News release PR4856 - published on 21 October 2014

The winners of the fourth Torbay Libraries Poetry competition will be presented with their prizes and will be reading their poems at a special prize giving on Friday 24 October as part of the Torbay Festival of Poetry.

Rad Pat Jam raises money in memory of Patrick Burrell

News release PR4854 - published on 16 October 2014

Parkfield Youth Centre was the venue for the 7th Rad Pat Jam which raised just under £1,300 for a number of good causes.

Big response to Abbey Park survey

News release PR4846 - published on 14 October 2014

More than one thousand people have already responded to a questionnaire about the future use of Abbey Park on Torquay Seafront.

Spooky Halloween Family Fun at Torre Abbey Historic House

News release PR4850 - published on 14 October 2014

Family fun at Torre Abbey just got scary - on Monday 27, Wednesday 29 and Friday 31 October there will be Halloween activities for families and children of all ages at a great discounted price.

Torre Abbey's successful Big Lottery bid to fund Community Workshops

News release PR4851 - published on 14 October 2014

Torre Abbey is delighted to announce that it has been successful in obtaining a £3,800 grant from the Big Lottery ‘Awards for All’ funding scheme.

Torbay Heritage Lectures at Torre Abbey Historic House

News release PR4852 - published on 14 October 2014

Want to learn more about how local geology and geography have sculpted Torbay creating the immensely varied and beautiful landscape we live in today? Local historian and heritage expert, John Risdon, will be giving a series of lectures on how Torbay’s landscape has developed over time.

Council watchdog to review Mayor’s decision to enter into a covenant to not allow development of Churston Golf Course

News release PR4849 - published on 13 October 2014

Torbay Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Board has been asked to review the decision of the Mayor to enter into a deed covenanting with the residents of Churston and Galmpton Ward not to allow development on Churston Golf Club without first obtaining a majority in a referendum.

Halloween Advice

News release PR4844 - published on 13 October 2014

Whether you’re Count Dracula himself, a Mummy or a little devil, if you’re planning to have a scream this Halloween, spare a thought for those who might be dreading the night.

Torbay motorists urged to check their tyres

News release PR4819 - published on 10 October 2014

With the onset of autumn, motorists are being advised to make sure their tyres are in good condition and inflated to the correct pressure.

Children and potential families meet at Adoption Activity Day

News release PR4848 - published on 9 October 2014

Children and prospective adoptive families had the chance to meet and get to know each other at a fun packed activity day in Devon this weekend.

An amaze–ing summer for Torbay Libraries

News release PR4847 - published on 8 October 2014

This summer over 1,600 children across Torbay lost themselves in the library when they took part in the Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge - the national reading scheme run annually by libraries to encourage young readers during the school summer holidays.

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