Month: November 2017

  1.   Have you got a ridiculously exciting idea for a project that brings people together through activities that connect them with their community and celebrate UK native wild flowers, plants and fungi? Grow Wild is awarding funding of £2,000 or £4,000 to groups that: Stand out from the crowd-think something creative, or even better, something … Continued

  2. Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is supporting National HIV Testing Week which kicked off on Saturday 18 November with the aim to raising awareness of HIV testing. Cllr Jackie Stockman, Executive Lead for Health and Wellbeing said: “National HIV Testing Week runs from 18 to 24 November and is run by HIV Prevention England. “The … Continued

  3. Princess Gardens Grade II Listed fountain will be receiving a facelift during the upcoming winter months. The fountain, which is only one of three of its kind in the UK, has developed a tilt.  Work is required to temporarily remove the fountain and construct a new reinforced concrete base of granite paving which will match … Continued

  4. Following its win of Visitor Attraction of the Year at the English Riviera and South Devon Tourism Awards 2017, and to round off an amazing year, Torre Abbey Museum will be hosting its first ever Winter Fest on 2 and 3 December from 10am to 5pm. With an array of stallholders, from the local arts … Continued

  5. A Torbay charity has warned of the ‘dire consequences’ of proposed swatheing cuts to its budget proposed by Torbay Council. The Torbay Community Development Trust (TCDT) is worried about the impact the proposals would have on local voluntary organisations and community groups if its council funding is cut next year from £60,000 to zero. TCDT … Continued

  6. Shoebox Appeal

    Shoebox appeal for Torbays Homeless

  7. The online consultation survey for the 0-19 Integrated Commissioning in now live and will run until 2nd January 2018. The survey can be found at The consultation will help to shape the future services for families, children and young people in Torbay. We are especially looking for responses from the following groups of people: … Continued

  8. Do you have an interest in what could be delivered to young people and the local community at Parkfield Youth Centre? If so Torbay Council want to hear from you. Following the decision not to relocate a local school to Parkfield, Torbay Council are currently exploring future options to help find a sustainable solution for … Continued

  9. Stay Well this Winter

    Torbay Council’s Public Health Team is supporting 2017/18 Stay Well This Winter campaign. We want to help people with long-term conditions, those over 65 and pregnant women to keep themselves as healthy as possible and ward off common illnesses this Winter. Executive Lead for Health and Wellbeing, Cllr Derek Mills, said: “For those with long … Continued

  10. Dear Sirs, I would like, please, to send you the details of our upcoming pantomime, touring Brixham and Torquay The details are all below, please email me if you would like a poster. The Three Musketeers is an action packed, family pantomime, touring in Jan 2018. Based on the classic swashbuckling novel by Alexandre Dumas, … Continued