Torbay residents, organisations and businesses are invited to attend the next Mayor's Forum, which is taking place on Thursday 26 July in Torquay.

Hosted by Torbay Mayor Gordon Oliver, the evening event at the Riviera International Conference Centre will give everyone the opportunity to hear about new projects and future plans being carried out by the council and its partners.

The forum will cover a variety of subjects, including the following:

  • Details about the Torwood Street Development by Peter Tisdale from THAT Group
  • An update on the refurbishment of the toilets in Torbay will be provided by Piers Dibben from Healthmatic
  • Public Realm Concept Design for Torquay Harbour side and inner Harbour will be presented by Kevin Mowat, Executive Head of Assets & Business Services for Torbay Council
  • An update on the planned works for Pier Point by Paul Feasey from Pier Point
  • Information about the Fragrance Group projects by Derek Elliott from Kay Elliott
  • Details about the Old Tollhouse in Torquay by Michael Smith from Venus Company Ltd
  • Coastal Community Fund update by Alan Denby from TDA
  • Update on the work at Princess Gardens and the fountain by Neil Coish, Head of Parks and Open Spaces for Torbay Council

Other topics will be confirmed at a later date.

Mayor Oliver said “There is so much happening in the Bay at the moment and I would like to take this opportunity to invite along anyone who has a keen interest in what is going on in Torbay.

“There will be a wide range of presentations taking place and I believe this evening will be enlightening and provide interesting updates on some of the key projects and developments that are taking place within the local community.”

The Mayor's Forum will take place in the Rosetor Room, Riviera International Conference Centre starting at 6pm.

Members of the public are invited to turn up on the night. The forum and parking for the event is free.

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