Facebook Live - Highways Projects

News release PR8541 - published on 30 November 2021

We would like to invite you to our next Facebook Live which is taking place on Thursday 2 December 2021 at 6 pm where information will be shared on two highways projects that will be starting at the beginning of January 2022.

Enjoy a warm sunset all year round at Royal Terrace Gardens with LIGHTPLAY

News release PR8540 - published on 26 November 2021

The long dark nights may be upon us, but there’s plenty of light to be found at Royal Terrace Gardens in Torquay. Made possible using a share of £750,000 accelerated funding secured by us from the Town’s Fund, LIGHTPLAY will officially be switched on at a special event on Friday 3 December.

We've been awarded White Ribbon status as Bay comes together to mark 16 Days of Action against domestic abuse and sexual violence

News release PR8538 - published on 25 November 2021

The UK charity which campaigns to stop male violence on women and girls, has awarded us its White Ribbon Accreditation for a second time for acknowledging our zero acceptance of abuse and violence in the workplace as we begin our 16 Days of Action Campaign against domestic abuse.

Funding approved for new production, research and design facility at Edginswell Business Park

News release PR8535 - published on 24 November 2021

Cabinet has given their approval to fund the development of a new 2,100 sqm production, research and design facility at Edginswell Business Park. Funded through the councils Growth Fund, once developed the site will see BOWA MEDICAL UK relocate from their existing site on the edge of Dartmoor to Torbay.

Carers Rights Day 2021

News release PR8536 - published on 23 November 2021

Carers Rights Day takes place on Thursday 25 November and organisations from across Torbay, including ourselves, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and partners from the voluntary and community sector, have come together to raise awareness of the rights of unpaid Carers.

Torbay Children’s Services mark Restorative Justice Week with empowering Restorative Practice training for Torbay foster carers.

News release PR8537 - published on 22 November 2021

This year Restorative Justice Week falls between the 21 to 28 November with the aim to focus public attention on the benefits of open and honest communication within child and family focussed care.

Healthy Holidays is back for Christmas

News release PR8534 - published on 22 November 2021

Starting on Monday 20 December, eligible children and young people will enjoy two weeks of fun activities with friends and get the opportunity to learn and develop new skills.

Park, meet, shop and eat in Torbay this December and pay for just an hour’s parking

News release PR8533 - published on 22 November 2021

Between 1 December and 24 December, reduced parking fees will be offered in selected Torbay Council car parks.

Cabinet and Torquay Town Board give green light to submit final Town Deal business cases

News release PR8532 - published on 19 November 2021

The projects will deliver a range of benefits which are expected to include increased footfall and visitors in the town centre, improved journey times and access into and around Torbay, an improved cultural and tourism offer, higher skill levels and more jobs.

Winter Fest is back at Torre Abbey

News release PR8531 - published on 18 November 2021

After a year’s absence, Torre Abbey’s popular Christmas gift and craft fair is returning on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 November. For the first time the event will be held in the stunning setting of the Spanish Barn.

Lymington Road Coach Station set for overhaul

News release PR8530 - published on 18 November 2021

Our Cabinet has given approval for additional funding to redevelop Lymington Road Coach Station.

Think about drink – Alcohol Awareness Week 2021

News release PR8529 - published on 15 November 2021

Have you thought about how your drinking affects your relationship with your child and other loved ones?

Green Homes Grants of £10,000 now available to Torbay residents

News release PR8528 - published on 12 November 2021

Residents across Torbay who are on a low income can now benefit from free energy efficiency improvements worth up to £10,000 from the Green Homes Grants Scheme.

Pollinator patches get Torbay buzzing

News release PR8527 - published on 11 November 2021

A scheme to bring colour to Torbay and create a buzz for everyone through urban flower meadows has been a great success.

Torbay marks Remembrance Day 2021

News release PR8526 - published on 9 November 2021

On Sunday 14 November, a Remembrance Sunday Service will take place at the Cenotaph in Princess Gardens, Torquay.

Torbay Children’s Services partner with Torquay United AFC to offer local foster families free match day tickets

News release PR8525 - published on 9 November 2021

Torbay foster carers can now apply for free Torquay United match day tickets.

New HAKO Sweeper - Keeping Torbay Tidy

News release PR8524 - published on 8 November 2021

SWISCo, a Torbay Council company, have recently taken delivery of a new HAKO Sweeper, citymaster 1650.

Upcoming works in Torbay

News release PR8521 - published on 8 November 2021

Motorists and pedestrians are advised of upcoming road works in November 2021 across Torbay.

Join the Torbay Racism Review meeting with Torbay Council and South Devon College

News release PR8523 - published on 5 November 2021

Torbay Council has joined forces with South Devon College for the latest meeting to discuss its Torbay Racism Review on Monday 8th November.

Bus Service Improvement Plan sets out future of bus travel in Torbay

News release PR8522 - published on 5 November 2021

We have released our vision which sets out the priorities for the future of bus services in Torbay.

‘Work Out to Help Out’ scheme launched – will your street be chosen?

News release PR8520 - published on 2 November 2021

This month we've launched ‘Work Out to Help Out’ which will see local communities receive free passes to a number of leisure facilities across the Bay.

Primary school place admissions open today

News release PR8519 - published on 1 November 2021

If your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018, they will be due to start primary school in September 2022.

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