Month: August 2016

  1. In a recent letter from from the Chief fire officer at Devon and Somerset fire and rescue service, it discussed the recent increase in hate crime towards non-British people living in this country. The letter offers advice and information about their service for those effected by this pressing issue. The letter states as follows: Dear Partner. … Continued

  2. Endeavour House are about to host Taiko Drumming classes and are starting to take bookings so sign up now to get your place. “Explore taiko in a gentle and fun weekly class with a focus on practice rather than performance.  Our only audience is ourselves as we establish fundamentals in a relaxed environment and create confidence … Continued

  3. Minutes from the Torbay Voice Meeting 20th July 2016, 1pm – 3pm, Tor Hill House, Torquay. Item Item 1: Introductions and Apologies.   Everyone introduced themselves. It was Carol’s first meeting as the new Torbay Voice Link Worker. She is taking over from Paul   Apologies- Titus, Jean   Item 2: Matters arising from the … Continued

  4. Torbay Council have launched a new Deposit Bond Scheme as an alternative to cash deposit payments through Crisis Support, Discretionary Housing Payments and the Housing Options Team.   The updated Deposit Bond Scheme went live on 15th August 2016, with cash deposits no longer be paid by the Council.   For more information please see … Continued

  5.   July 19th 2016 marks 10 years since the Changing Places campaign was officially launched! They thought this was a great opportunity to celebrate all that the campaign has achieved and help raise more awareness of the life changing difference Changing Places toilets make to peoples lives. Since 2006 the Changing Places Consortium has been … Continued

  6. Recently, Growing Older Together and Torbay Older Family Carers’ Initiative invited their members and families on a summer outing.  They travelled by coach to Dartmoor Zoo, which has featured in the news recently as a lynx has escaped from its enclosure and although it has been sighted, hasn’t yet been caught.   The zoo staff … Continued