Outcome of Levelling Up Fund bid

News release PR8518 - published on 29 October 2021

On Thursday 28 October we were advised that we were unsuccessful with our application to secure up to £20m from the Levelling Up Fund. In response to this disappointing news, we've published a statement.

Is your family eligible for free childcare?

News release PR8517 - published on 26 October 2021

Families across Torbay can receive up to 15 hours per week of free childcare, right up until their child starts primary school and some families may be eligible for you to 30 hours of free childcare.

Development of new Playing Pitch Strategy to improve facilities across Torbay has been commissioned

News release PR8516 - published on 26 October 2021

Playing fields are an important part of the network of sports facilities and resources across Torbay. In recognition of this, we have appointed specialist consultants to prepare a new Playing Pitch Strategy.

Ensuring Torbay’s care experienced young people thrive

News release PR8515 - published on 25 October 2021

Today is the start of National Care Leavers Week, it looks at how the lives of care experienced young people can be improved both now and in the future by asking the question ‘what leaving care should look like’.

Trading Standards wins national award for supporting farmers during pandemic

News release PR8514 - published on 21 October 2021

Trading Standards has been nationally acclaimed for a ground-breaking project which focuses on farmers' mental health and strengthens links with rural communities.

Winter is coming

News release PR8513 - published on 21 October 2021

It may only be autumn, but it is never too early to start preparing for winter.

Sports clubs and elite athletes celebrate funding success

News release PR8512 - published on 21 October 2021

A number of local sports clubs and up-and-coming athletes are celebrating after being awarded grant funding from us.

Remember to apply for your child’s secondary school place by 31 October 2021

News release PR8511 - published on 20 October 2021

Children born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 are required to transfer to secondary school in September 2022.

Boosting Torre Abbey’s future through an independent Development Foundation

News release PR8510 - published on 20 October 2021

Torre Abbey, a visitor attraction owned by us, and heritage asset is the best-preserved medieval abbey in Devon and Cornwall.

Success in obtaining CPO for Crossways

News release PR8509 - published on 19 October 2021

It has been confirmed by the Planning Inspectorate that we have been successful in obtaining the compulsory purchase order (CPO) on the derelict Crossways shopping precinct in Paignton.

It's National Adoption Week (18-24 October)

News release PR8508 - published on 18 October 2021

Today is the start of National Adoption Week. This year it aims to educate and inform people on the process of modern adoption today, with a rounded, honest and inclusive portrayal of the journey.

Application lodged for detailed surveys of Torquay Pavilion

News release PR8507 - published on 15 October 2021

Press release issued by KOR Communications on behalf of YG developments.

Join the Winner Street Party and have your say!

News release PR8506 - published on 14 October 2021

Local residents and businesses are invited to a free three-day event in Winner Street, Paignton on Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 October, from 8am to 8pm.

Keeping children fed this half-term holiday

News release PR8505 - published on 14 October 2021

We have committed £104,000 to help ensure children from low-income families don’t go hungry this October half-term.

We proudly welcomes 16 newly qualified social workers

News release PR8504 - published on 14 October 2021

In September 2021, our Children’s Services team welcomed 15 newly qualified social workers to its assessed and supported year in employment (ASYE) programme.

Join the Torbay Climate Conversation – Tuesday 2 November

News release PR8503 - published on 13 October 2021

Our third community conference will be taking place in November and this year it will have a focus on climate change - how we can work together to help make Torbay Carbon Neutral by 2030.

TDA invite applications from young people to sit on Torquay Town Deal Town Board

News release PR8502 - published on 13 October 2021

In October 2020 we secured £21.9 million investment from the Government’s Towns Fund.

Bringing generations together through music

News release PR8501 - published on 13 October 2021

A local Torbay scheme is bringing children and care home residents together for an intergenerational music and song writing project.

Blooming marvellous Torbay winners

News release PR8498 - published on 12 October 2021

Torbay’s winners in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom South West competition have been announced.

Over £1million of funding has been secured for Torbay Projects through the Government’s Brownfield Land Release Fund.

News release PR8500 - published on 12 October 2021

TDA on behalf of Torbay Council submitted a successful application to the Government’s Brownfield Land Release Fund (BLRF), to develop surplus land at both Torre Marine and Brixham Town Centre.

Results of the successful taxi driver recruitment initiative

News release PR8499 - published on 11 October 2021

We have granted 18 new taxi licenses to drivers who are currently in work across Torbay; this follows on from a successful taxi licence recruitment initiative launched in July.

World Mental Health Day

News release PR8497 - published on 8 October 2021

Joining forces across Devon to provide vital access to mental health services and support for our residents.

2021 Community Investment Fund awards announced

News release PR8494 - published on 8 October 2021

Our Community Investment Fund has selected nine local community organisations to receive funding for vital community projects in the Bay as part of this year’s grant awards.

K&H Carriages in Cockington

News release PR8496 - published on 6 October 2021

A joint statement from Torbay Council and TDA relating to K&H Carriages in Cockington.

Final objection on Crossways CPO withdrawn before Public Inquiry hearing

News release PR8495 - published on 5 October 2021

The remaining objection on the Crossways compulsory purchase order (CPO) was withdrawn prior to a Public Inquiry hearing.

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