New garden waste collections start this week

News release PR8766 - published on 31 October 2022

Torbay’s new kerbside garden waste collection service starts this week – and you can still sign up.

Impact of Torbay’s Asylum Seeker hotel on council’s resources

News release PR8765 - published on 27 October 2022

We have written to the Home Secretary and Sectary of State for Health and Social Care to express our concerns about the number of asylum seekers that have been arriving at the Home Office designated hotel in Torbay who then have declared themselves to be under 18.

New Destination Management Plan for Torbay adopted

News release PR8764 - published on 25 October 2022

Torbay's new Destination Management Plan has now been adopted.

We celebrate National Care Leavers Week

News release PR8763 - published on 24 October 2022

Taking place from Monday 24 to Sunday 30 October we will be marking the week with both national and local activity, sharing best practices, and celebrating success.

First Thriving Spaces event takes place in Torbay Road this half-term

News release PR8762 - published on 21 October 2022

Meet, engage, learn, shop, and enjoy Torbay Road in Paignton this half-term at the first of our Thriving Spaces events.

Have your say on the new Housing Strategy for Torbay

News release PR8759 - published on 19 October 2022

Tackling homelessness, providing more affordable housing, and making homes more energy efficient to help save both energy bills and address climate change, are just some of the issues Torbay residents are being asked to give their views on as part of a new consultation.

Supporting National Adoption Week (17 to 23 October)

News release PR8761 - published on 19 October 2022

National Adoption Week takes place in the third week in October every year, this year it takes place from October 17 to 23.

Applications due to open for Warm Spaces funding

News release PR8760 - published on 19 October 2022

We will soon be inviting partners to apply for a slice of £75,000 to set up Warm Spaces in the community this winter.

Recycle Week 2022: Thank you to Torbay residents for getting the Right Stuff in the Right Box

News release PR8758 - published on 17 October 2022

It's Recycle Week and we wanted to thank local residents for getting the right stuff in the right box following our campaign.

Supporting our town centres this December

News release PR8757 - published on 14 October 2022

Reduced parking fees at nominated council car parks returns for a fourth year. Shoppers and visitors to the main town centres will be able to ‘pay for an hour and stay for the day’ in the lead up to Christmas.

Lighting up Torquay this Christmas with the Bay of Lights Illumination Trail

News release PR8756 - published on 13 October 2022

An exciting new light trail is set to illuminate Torquay this Christmas. From Saturday 19 November residents and visitors can enjoy the 1.5-mile route with glittering and unexpected surprises along the way.

Upcoming roadworks outside Torre Station

News release PR3032 - published on 13 October 2022

Works to replace an ageing set of traffic signals in Torquay is due to start on Monday 17 October 2022 for nine weeks, with work scheduled to be finished by Thursday 15 December.

A landscape to thrive: Help us plan where we can put thousands of new homes in Torbay between now and 2040

News release PR8754 - published on 7 October 2022

Tell us where you think thousands more homes should be built between now and 2040.

Council and community partners come together for summit to tackle cost of living crisis

News release PR8755 - published on 6 October 2022

Post office and meal vouchers, food bank support and warm spaces are just some of the ways that residents will be supported this winter as the temperatures drop and the cost of living rises.

CCTV investment to help address anti-social behaviour

News release PR8752 - published on 6 October 2022

Criminals will have no place to hide in Torquay when we take delivery of 13 new CCTV cameras this month.

Be part of the conversation at our Community Conference 2022 – Together We Can

News release PR8753 - published on 6 October 2022

Residents, businesses, community groups and organisations are invited to attend Torbay Council’s fourth Community Conference which is taking place on Monday 17 October 2022.

New lease agreements aim to lead to investment for two popular Torbay organisations

News release PR8751 - published on 3 October 2022

Two popular Brixham venues have been empowered to invest in their facilities after we agreed to enter into new long lease agreements with them.

New deal will see more temporary homes for Torbay residents

News release PR8750 - published on 3 October 2022

We're buying 37 homes to be used as temporary accommodation in a bid to help meet the needs of Torbay’s homeless families.

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