Signal upgrade works to start in November on the junction of Torquay Road, Headland Park Road and Seaway Road in Preston, Paignton.

News release PR9002 - published on 31 October 2023

We have some highway works planned in Preston, Paignton this autumn and early next year. Work will take place in two phases at the Torquay Road junction with Seaway Road and Headland Park Road. The works will include the upgrade of the existing signals equipment to a new intelligent system.

Safer Streets funding secured for Paignton

News release PR9003 - published on 30 October 2023

Paignton will benefit from a share of £1m to reduce antisocial behaviour (ASB) and violence against women and girls (VAWG).

Political balance at Torbay Council to change

News release PR9001 - published on 26 October 2023

The Chief Executive of Torbay Council has been notified that two members of the Council no longer wish to be treated as members of the Conservative group.

Work starts soon to demolish old part of Garfield Road car park in Paignton. Victoria car park will remain open as usual.

News release PR8999 - published on 25 October 2023

From Monday 30 October, work begins to prepare the old part of Garfield Road car park in Paignton for demolition.

Torbay Lottery celebrates £2,000 winner

News release PR8898 - published on 23 October 2023

Celebrating the latest £2,000 winner on Torbay Lottery which raises funds for local good causes.

Windy Corner roadworks completed ahead of schedule

News release PR8997 - published on 20 October 2023

The roadworks at the A3022/A379 Windy Corner junction are due to be completed two weeks ahead of schedule.

'Pay for an hour, stay for the day' returns to Torbay for the festive season

News release PR8996 - published on 19 October 2023

For a fifth consecutive year, we are offering our ‘pay for an hour, stay for the day’ parking promotion. The offer runs from Friday 1 December 2023 to Tuesday 2 January 2024 in selected Torbay Council car parks.

Get ready to witness the transformation of Torquay's harbourside!

News release PR8995 - published on 19 October 2023

We are thrilled to announce that the first phase of work to regenerate Torquay’s harbourside gets underway next month.

Statement on Torbay Council’s response to Storm Babet

News release PR8994 - published on 18 October 2023

We have been working closely with our Harbours team and SWISCo to respond to issues caused by Storm Babet.

Torbay supports National Adoption Week 16 – 22 October 2023

News release PR8993 - published on 17 October 2023

We're supporting National Adoption Week along with Adopt South West - read Debbie from Torbay's Adoption story.

Community groups underway with projects to renew neighbourhoods

News release PR8992 - published on 17 October 2023

Sustainable planting, murals and an art trail are just some of the improvements coming to Torquay town centre in the coming weeks.

Hundreds of jobs on offer at Torbay Jobs Fair

News release PR3057 - published on 13 October 2023

Jobseekers are invited to the Torbay Jobs Fair where there will be hundreds of jobs on offer across a wide range of sectors and industries.

Local Foster Carers tell us what Fostering means to them – come and find out more at event on 20 October

News release PR8991 - published on 13 October 2023

We've been asking local Foster Carers what they think about Fostering - and you can meet the Fostering team at upcoming events.

We have arrived at a significant milestone in our next steps to deliver transformational regeneration across the Bay

News release PR8990 - published on 12 October 2023

Following the conclusion of a procurement process for the appointment of a Regeneration Partner, a preferred bidder has been identified to deliver a number of schemes in Torbay.

£950,000 awarded for Crossways as part of £2m government funding for Brownfield sites in Devon and Torbay

News release PR8989 - published on 11 October 2023

Torbay will receive £950,000 of governement funding to help towards the regeneration of Crossways.

Torbay to be included in £200m commitment launched by The National Lottery Heritage Fund to help areas across the UK thrive

News release PR8988 - published on 9 October 2023

Today, The National Lottery Heritage Fund is starting a 10-year journey with Torbay that will transform the area’s heritage, through its new Heritage Places initiative.

The Bay of Lights returns, bringing seasonal sparkle to the English Riviera

News release PR8987 - published on 6 October 2023

Taking place from Friday 1 December 2023 and running until Tuesday 2 January 2024, the Illumination Trail promises to ignite the night sky once again, transforming the English Riviera into a dazzling celebration of Christmas.

Successful completion of construction works for new Wickes store at Edginswell Business Park

News release PR8985 - published on 4 October 2023

Together with TDA, Heart of the South West LEP and Kier Construction, we are pleased to announce the successful completion of construction works for the highly anticipated Wickes store at Edginswell Business Park.

Have your say on Council Tax Support Scheme

News release PR8983 - published on 3 October 2023

Have your say on our proposed changes to the Local Council Tax Support Scheme for 2024.

Our response to the announcement of £20 million allocated to Torquay through the Long-Term Plan for Towns

News release PR8984 - published on 3 October 2023

The Government has announced Torquay will be one of 55 towns which will benefit from a £1.1 billion levelling up investment. Torquay is the only town in the South West to benefit from this funding.

Average length of stay at Torquay homeless hostel reduced by 50 per cent in just six months after we took over running it

News release PR8982 - published on 2 October 2023

We took over management of Leonard Stocks Centre, Torquay’s purpose-built homeless hostel, as an additional step in our goal to end street homelessness.

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