A Greener Way for Our Bay: Have your say

News release PR9032 - published on 30 November 2023

Have your say on Torbay Climate Partnership's new A Greener Way For Our Bay climate consultation.

Hundreds enjoy Christmas Train of Lights for Fostering families in Torbay

News release PR9031 - published on 28 November 2023

Hundreds of people from Torbay’s Fostering, Special Guardians, Disability, and care experienced families took part in the Train of Lights.

Developing a resilient future for Oldway – next steps announced after 18-months of working with the community

News release PR9030 - published on 27 November 2023

Masterplan and conservation management strategy for Oldway mansion and the estate published today after 18-months of engaging with the community through the ‘Developing a resilient future for Oldway’ project.

The Bay of Lights is nearly here to transform the Bay into a dazzling celebration of Christmas.

News release PR9029 - published on 24 November 2023

We are just one week away until the Bay of Lights initiative kicks off the festive celebration across the English Riviera.

Get support to report if you're struggling with your relationship

News release PR9026 - published on 24 November 2023

We're once again supporting 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence.

We show our support for carers

News release PR9028 - published on 23 November 2023

Today is Carers’ Rights Day, when unpaid carers are recognised for the important role they offer their loved ones.

Government in advanced discussions to agree a Devolution Deal with Devon and Torbay

News release PR9027 - published on 23 November 2023

The Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, has announced that the Government is close to finalising a ground-breaking Devolution Deal that will transfer a range of new powers and funding from Whitehall to us and Devon.

Fully funded business support programme continues to foster Torbay’s entrepreneurial spirit

News release PR3056 - published on 22 November 2023

Businesses and potential entrepreneurs from across Torbay are invited to take part in the ‘Start-Up Torbay’ support programme which launched earlier this year.

Torbay Council announces Regeneration Partnership to accelerate delivery of key projects

News release PR9022 - published on 21 November 2023

A new public and private sector partnership has been set up to accelerate economic growth and regeneration in Torbay. Torbay Council will be working with development partners Willmott Dixon and Milligan to help it drive forward ambitious plans for key sites.

Celebrate Christmas at Torre Abbey this year

News release PR9025 - published on 21 November 2023

From 25 November, Torre Abbey will be transformed into a winter wonderland for seasonal events and activities.

Torbay Council launches new scheme to confront sexual harassment in bars, pubs and clubs

News release PR9024 - published on 21 November 2023

After success around the country, Shout-Up! arrives in Torbay with eight venues the first to commit to making nights out safer for everyone.

Free support for Torbay residents struggling with their energy bills

News release PR3058 - published on 20 November 2023

A fully funded support scheme called ‘Energy Saving Torbay’ is helping residents save money and stay warm in their homes by offering free practical energy advice and support.

Torbay secures £20million Levelling Up Funding for Brixham Fish Quay Expansion and a new Technology Production Park in Paignton

News release PR9023 - published on 20 November 2023

Government has confirmed today that we have been successful in securing further Levelling Up Funding. This funding will accelerate economic growth locally and provide more employment opportunities in the key local sectors of fishing and electronics and photonics.

Torbay Children’s Services named as approved training provider as it marks Restorative Justice Week

News release PR9019 - published on 20 November 2023

Our Children’s Services has been awarded registered training provider status by the Restorative Justice Council (RJC).

Road Safety Week 19-25 November - Let's talk about speed.

News release PR9021 - published on 20 November 2023

This Road Safety Week, we want to get local drivers to think about the consequences every time they break the speed limit or drive too fast for the road conditions.

Government gives green light to finalising a Devon and Torbay Devolution Deal

News release PR9020 - published on 17 November 2023

The Government has confirmed plans to finalise a ground-breaking Devolution Deal with Devon and us. This will include new funding to support skills training and new jobs in the area’s growing green economy.

DadPad launches across Torbay for dads-to-be and new dads.

News release PR9018 - published on 14 November 2023

As the first ever Baby Week Torbay (14-20 November) gets under way today, a new tool to help dads-to-be and new dads feel more confident about fatherhood launches tomorrow

Chance for public to ask questions on dentistry and oral health in Torbay

News release PR9017 - published on 13 November 2023

Torbay Council’s Adult Social Care and Health Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Board will focus on dentistry and oral health at its next meeting.

Only one week left to have your say on Council Tax Support Scheme consultation

News release PR9016 - published on 13 November 2023

There is just one week left to give us your views on proposed changes to the Council Tax Support Scheme.

Opportunity for residents to talk to councillors and officers about Safer Streets

News release PR9015 - published on 13 November 2023

Torbay Council is carrying out its next Residents Engagement event on Friday 24 November in Torquay town centre. It will be a chance for residents to meet councillors (of all parties) and council staff to talk about what matters to them.

Council Board invites questions on mental health and wellbeing services for children and young people

News release PR9013 - published on 10 November 2023

Torbay Council's Children and Young People’s Overview and Scrutiny Board will be undertaking a spotlight review of mental health and wellbeing services for children and young people in Torbay, on Thursday, 7 December 2023.

Five new light industrial units at Lymington Road Coach Station, Torquay, close to completion

News release PR9014 - published on 10 November 2023

Torbay Council and TDA are delighted to announce the development of five light industrial units at Lymington Road, Torquay, is on schedule for completion in January 2024.

Historic England reveals Heritage at Risk in the South West

News release PR9012 - published on 9 November 2023

Historic England has today revealed its Heritage at Risk Register 2023. Oldway Mansion is one of 43 sites in the South West added to the Register.

Celebration of early childhood kicks off in Torbay

News release PR9011 - published on 8 November 2023

All Torbay parents, caregivers and babies are invited to join us for the first ever Baby Week Torbay which runs from 14 – 20 November 2023.

Phase I Swimming Pool Support Funding for the Riviera International Centre secured

News release PR9010 - published on 7 November 2023

We have worked in partnership with Parkwood Leisure and Lex Leisure, operators of the Rivera International Centre (RIC), to secure £140,321 from the Government's Swimming Pool Support Fund (SPSF).

Look out for letters and paper surveys for Torbay’s Council Tax Support Scheme

News release PR9009 - published on 6 November 2023

Please look out for paper surveys and letters for the consultation on our proposed changes to the Council Tax Support Scheme.

Torbay community unites on Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

News release PR9008 - published on 6 November 2023

Remembrance ceremonies and services are due to take place across Torbay on Armistice Day, Saturday 11 November, and Remembrance Sunday, 12 November, 2023.

Torbay Council responds to Storm Ciarán

News release PR9007 - published on 2 November 2023

We have been working with partners including SWISCo, Harbours, TDA, police and other services to respond to any issues related to Storm Ciarán.

Storm Ciaran - Update on schools in Torbay

News release PR9006 - published on 2 November 2023

Update on school closures related to Storm Ciaran.

Do you work in maternity, health, early years, education or play services? Join the first ever Baby Week Torbay.

News release PR9005 - published on 2 November 2023

Torbay Family Hubs is working with partners and practitioners to bring early years services together with families for the first ever Baby Week Torbay.

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