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  1.   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

  2. 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

  3. The Torbay Connections services are changing which could affect you if you regularly use these services. The local area currently has three different Connection offices which are situated in Brixham, Paignton and Torquay. Due to recent decisions from Torbay Council, the offices are being centralised and condensed into one office located in Paignton Library.  The plans … Continued

  4. The Women on the Run group are starting up in Torbay and are looking for new members to join their fun and exciting sports group.  The group is aimed at ladies who have never run before or perhaps not for a long time. The beginner 0-5k meet at 9am every Saturday from Plainmoor Swimming Pool in Torquay.  … Continued

  5. The Torbay Bipolar Support group have recently released their July newsletter and have made it available to the public. The letter states details about their recent meetings as well as information about upcoming events withing the organisation. The newsletter is an interesting read and would be beneficial for those wishing to keep up to date … Continued

  6. Devon Recovery Learning Community are offering a free ‘Wild Things’ Summer program for anyone interested in developing and recovering their mental health. The program offers six challenging and adventurous courses which will help improve mental health whilst having fun at the same time. The courses include coasteering, Taiko drumming, kayaking, sea  fishing, wild camping on Dartmoor … Continued

  7. Torbay Community Development Trust are offering a free workshop called Community Connections on the 22nd June. The workshop is designed to help participants boost their confidence, social skills and help maintain working relationships. The workshop will be running at Endeavour House in Torquay and will benefit those looking to connect with with people they are working … Continued

  8. Torquay United Inspirations are starting a third male Football team based at Torquay Academy on Monday evenings for players with learning, sensory or physical disabilities. All coaches are FA Qualified and have a CRB check. This will be every Monday (starting Monday 6th June 2016), 7.30pm – 8.30pm, Adults (male and female, ages 16 and above), … Continued

  9. Hello everyone, First an update on the 60 &61 bus routes. On 20th April about 150 people turned up to hear Mark King’s proposals for saving the bus route 60 & 61. Thank goodness the weather was kind so we were able to meet in the open, there being far too many to fit in … Continued