Princess Pier repairs taking shape

News release PR4892 - published on 28 November 2014

Work is underway to repair storm damage located to the western side of Princess Pier at Torquay harbour.

Potential traffic disruption - Friday 28 November 2014

News release PR4891 - published on 27 November 2014

Potential heavy traffic may be experienced on a number of Torbay roads tomorrow (Friday 28 November) and into Saturday (29 November) due to forecasted weather conditions, ongoing roadwork’s and a number of large retail stores taking part in Black Friday.

New plans received for the redevelopment of the Pavilions

News release PR4890 - published on 26 November 2014

Fresh new plans for the redevelopment of the Marina Development Limited car park and refurbishment of the Pavilion have been submitted to Torbay Council.

Pledge to go red for HIV Testing Week and World AIDS Day

News release PR4887 - published on 21 November 2014

People across Torbay are being urged to pledge to go red for HIV Testing Week (22-30 November 2014) and World AIDS Day (1 December 2014)  Torbay Council, which is the strategic lead for Public Health in the bay,  has joined forces with The Eddystone Trust, the local HIV and sexual health charity, to promote better HIV awareness in the area.

Are you ok? - New website launched during Domestic Abuse Awareness Week

News release PR4878 - published on 21 November 2014

A new website for anyone living with emotional or physical abuse in Torbay is being launched on Monday 24 November 2014 as part of Domestic Abuse Awareness Week.

Torbay beaches boasting excellent bathing water

News release PR4882 - published on 18 November 2014

This year’s bathing water quality results have been announced and Torbay’s beaches have met the highest European standard.

New year round commuter ferry to commence between Brixham and Torquay

News release PR4876 - published on 13 November 2014

As part of Torbay Council’s commitment to improving public transport, a new ferry service between Brixham and Torquay is to be introduced.

Abbey Park Survey

News release PR4874 - published on 11 November 2014

More than 1300 people have now been online and completed a survey that will decide the future of Torre Abbey’s front green.

Holidays are coming to Torquay

News release PR4875 - published on 11 November 2014

Torbay Council has welcomed the news that the Coca-Cola Christmas truck will be visiting Torquay on Wednesday 17 December.

Torbay's Masterplans

News release PR4872 - published on 10 November 2014

Torbay Council is seeking comments on masterplans that will play a key role in shaping and delivering development in areas of Torquay and Paignton.

Torbay’s railway wins pair of national awards

News release PR4871 - published on 7 November 2014

Torbay’s railway was a double winner at the National Community Rail Awards held in Scarborough Torquay station scooped third prize in the Best Station Gardens category thanks to its green transformation by the ROC Aspects learning centre and the First Great Western station adoption project.

Torbay Council Local Flood Risk Management Strategy Consultation

News release PR4870 - published on 6 November 2014

Torbay Council has commenced a public consultation on a Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.

Free internet access at Torbay Libraries for job hunters

News release PR4868 - published on 5 November 2014

A new scheme to help job seekers launches this week in Torbay Libraries.

Festive Armed Forces Coffee Morning

News release PR4869 - published on 5 November 2014

As part of Torbay Council’s commitment to its Armed Forces Military Covenant, a second ‘festive’ coffee morning will be taking place for local armed forces families on Wednesday 10 December at 10.

Changes to Polling Stations from 1 December 2014

News release PR4867 - published on 4 November 2014

An updated list of polling stations for future elections is now available.

Look before you book your Christmas meal

News release PR4865 - published on 3 November 2014

Christmas is a time to enjoy good company and good food without worrying about food poisoning, which is why Torbay Council is reminding residents to ‘look before you book’.

Environmental Health Officer sniffs out cannabis plants

News release PR4866 - published on 3 November 2014

A Torbay Council Senior Environmental Health Officer has been praised by the Police for discovering a cannabis stash during a routine inspection of premises in Paignton earlier last week.

Housing Prosecution

News release PR4863 - published on 3 November 2014

As part of the Torbay Council’s continued campaign to tackle Rogue Landlords, a Torquay landlady has been ordered by Magistrates to pay nearly £6,000 in court fines and costs for failing to comply with a Prohibition Order.

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