Waste and recycling collections expected to return to normal next week

News release PR8205 - published on 30 October 2020

We are pleased to announce that waste and recycling collections are expected to return to normal from Monday 2 November.

Commemorating Remembrance 2020 safely

News release PR8204 - published on 28 October 2020

Remembrance Sunday commemorations will be very different this year due to COVID-19, but we want to help you commemorate the occasion in the safest possible way.

COVID-19 Testing update for Torbay

News release PR8203 - published on 27 October 2020

The mobile testing unit at Torquay Coach Station in Lymington Road will be there until at least Thursday 5 November.

Torquay Town Investment Plan targets £21.9m from Towns Fund

News release PR8201 - published on 27 October 2020

Torquay has been offered a Town Deal and will submit detailed business cases to unlock an incredible £21.9m investment from the Towns Fund to drive economic regeneration in the town.

Working with community partners to provide food poverty resilience this winter

News release PR8202 - published on 27 October 2020

How we are working closely with our community partners to ensure that no one living in Torbay goes hungry.

COVID-19 – SWISCo Update on Waste and Recycling Collections

News release PR8200 - published on 26 October 2020

Following a confirmed case of COVID-19 at SWISCo’s Waste and Recycling Centre, a significant number of staff have been asked to self-isolate which is impacting on the delivery of services.

COVID-19 Update - SWISCo Waste and Recycling Services

News release PR8199 - published on 26 October 2020

Due to a COVID-19 confirmed case at SWISCo, we are currently experiencing delays with our waste and recycling collections.

Stay safe and still have fun this Halloween

News release PR8198 - published on 26 October 2020

This year celebrating Halloween will be very different from previous years. That’s why we are encouraging Torbay residents to think of alternative ways to mark Halloween this year.

COVID-19 Update - 23 October 2020

News release PR8197 - published on 23 October 2020

The latest video from Dr Caroline Dimond, Director of Public Health regarding COVID-19 in Torbay.

Removal of two mature trees on safety grounds

News release PR8195 - published on 23 October 2020

Two mature trees will need to be removed due to a decay fungus which has now caused significant enough decay to warrant the removal of the trees.

Coronavirus doesn't take a break so neither can we!

News release PR8196 - published on 23 October 2020

October half-term is upon us, and whether you live in Torbay and are looking of ways to keep the children entertained or if you are visiting the area, please remember that the rules around COVID-19 still apply.

Torbay roadworks taking place in November to improve road safety

News release PR8194 - published on 22 October 2020

From 9 November there will be road works taking place on Teignmouth Road, between Petitor Road and the borough boundary at Labrador Bay.

Illegal eviction and harassment - know your rights

News release PR8193 - published on 22 October 2020

We are responding robustly to any reports of harassment and illegal evictions.

COVID-19 testing update for Torbay

News release PR8192 - published on 21 October 2020

We are currently seeing a rise in coronavirus cases in Torbay, if you have symptoms it is essential that you self-isolate and arrange to get tested.

Torbay’s budget – it’s your business! Have your say

News release PR8191 - published on 20 October 2020

We’re launching our 2021/22 budget consultation this week and we want you to have your say.

Test and Trace Self Isolation Support Payment scheme now live

News release PR8190 - published on 19 October 2020

If you are on a low income and are unable to work from home you may be entitled to a Test and Trace Support payment if you have been asked to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace.

Next steps for Torbay’s review into how we make black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) lives matter – Have your say

News release PR8189 - published on 16 October 2020

Work is ongoing for our review into racism in the area and you can send us your views.

Landlords – you can make a difference to someone’s life!

News release PR8188 - published on 16 October 2020

With the pandemic ongoing a number of families across the Bay are finding themselves in the very difficult situation of losing their homes.

COVID-19 Testing update for Torbay

News release PR8187 - published on 14 October 2020

We are currently seeing a rise in coronavirus cases in Torbay, if you have symptoms it is essential that you self-isolate and arrange to get tested.

Highway Widening Scheme – Newton Road, Torquay

News release PR8185 - published on 14 October 2020

Work to widen the A3022 Newton Road in Torquay, between Shiphay Lane and Lowes Bridge has started.

Are you worried about losing your home?

News release PR8186 - published on 14 October 2020

Anyone can find themselves homeless and knowing you may not have somewhere to live can be a scary time. The first step is to ask for help.

National Adoption Week 2020

News release PR8184 - published on 12 October 2020

It’s National Adoption Week (12-18 October) and Adopt South West is appealing for potential adopters to come forward.

Volunteers wanted to enhance Torbay’s parks, flower beds and green spaces

News release PR8181 - published on 12 October 2020

Have you ever wanted to get more involved in your local park or green space in Torquay, Brixham or Paignton and surrounding areas?

Rising COVID-19 cases in Torbay and a call to action for residents

News release PR8183 - published on 9 October 2020

COVID-19 infections in Torbay have been rising and there are now cases in schools, care homes and in the hospitality sector.

First winners announced for the Mayor’s Special Recognition Awards

News release PR8182 - published on 8 October 2020

On Friday 2 October, Maggie Douglas-Dunbar, The Worshipful Mayor of Torbay hosted a virtual awards ceremony to present the first ever winners of the Mayor’s Special Recognition Award.

Autumn for All Ages – an inspiring intergenerational programme

News release PR8180 - published on 8 October 2020

We are working with childminders and care homes on a new 12 week course, launched this week, based on a national initiative aimed at bringing old and young together.

COVID-19 Testing update for Torbay

News release PR8179 - published on 7 October 2020

The mobile testing unit at Torquay Coach Station in Lymington Road will be there until at least Sunday 11 October.

Latest Update from Dr Caroline Dimond, Director of Public Health, regarding COVID-19 in Torbay

News release PR8178 - published on 2 October 2020

Dr Caroline Dimond talks about rising cases of COVID-19 in Torbay and the measures that residents should be doing to help fight the virus.

Dogs allowed back on beaches from 1 October

News release PR8177 - published on 1 October 2020

From Thursday 1 October the summer dog ban is lifted on all beaches in Torbay, meaning from 1 October until 1 May dog walkers may exercise their dog freely on all beaches in the Bay.

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