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  1. Voluntary and Community Groups only have until December to apply £2,500 of support. An outreach worker for Communities Can has expressed major concern that small community groups in Torbay will miss out if they do not act quickly. The project called Communities Can is a Lottery funded programme, aimed at helping organisations with an annual … Continued

  2. The Ageing Well Festival is being held at Torre Abbey on the 1st of October, and this year it has a storytelling theme. Torbay Community Development Trust are running a series of workshops before the Festival, including a Woodwork Workshop, where people over the age of 50 can tell their life story in a unique … Continued

  3. To download the PDF of this article please click here. The formal 12 week public consultation starts tomorrow (1 September) and will conclude on Wednesday 23 November. Throughout this period the CCG, supported by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, will be seeking to discuss the issues which underpin this consultation and proposed solutions … Continued

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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