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  1. Horses for Health

    Following the runaway success of their first recovery project this summer, the Dartmoor Pony Training Centre is running a second project this autumn. Participants will build on the horse handling skills they learned during the summer such as gentling semi-wild ponies, leading and moving horses around obstacles. They will also be working on personal development … Continued

  2. Recovery isn’t a result, it is a process, a journey, an experience. It doesn’t matter what one is recovering from, drug abuse, alcohol abuse, physical health issues, mental health issues, sexual or physical abuse and the mental trauma that goes with it, it takes time to deal with the issues and adjust to living as … Continued

  3. The Fishing Trip

    The Fishing Trip takes people in recovery out to the coast for the purpose of fishing. All equipment is provided, together with lunch, and basic fishing skills are taught. This trip is run on alternate Thursdays. Contact Clif on 07543693466 and meet at TRIP.   Check with Clif as this is currently pending funding.    … Continued

  4. Riviera fm

    Riviera fm, Torbay’s community radio is managed by Martin Foster, one of our volunteers, and includes the Recovery Hour on Thursdays 2 – 3pm presented by David Hammond.   This programme provides dedicated air time for our recovery community and as such offers opportunities for anyone with experience of recovery to tell their story, share … Continued

  5. Ladies Lounge

    Ladies Lounge is a women’s only space run from St Mary Magdalene Church in Torquay town centre set up to support women in need of emotional support, advice and information by offering a safe space for conversation, support, signposting.   It runs on a Monday from 11.30 to 2pm. At present, the group are learning … Continued

  6. Unleashed Community Choir

    As part of the performance at the end of February, Unleashed is also launching a new Community Choir starting on TUESDAY 3rd November at Endeavour House from 8.00-9.30 and every Tuesday onwards until the end of February.   Everyone will be welcome. Singing is a great form of expression and this will be a great … Continued

  7. Unleashed Community Drama Group runs every week on Thursdays at Endeavour house from 10.30-12.00 and is open to anyone in recovery of any sort. This is a very supportive and inclusive drama group which is currently working towards a performance at the end of February. However on Thursday 12th November The Drama Group will be … Continued

  8. Torbay Council have now received a revised and a new planning application for Torquay Pavilion. The plans, submitted by Nicolas James Group and Marina Developments Limited (MDL), are in relation to the regeneration of the Torquay Harbourside and the restoration of the Pavilion. Over 1,000 consultation letters to local residents will be issued by Torbay … Continued

  9. Torbay’s Local Plan, the blueprint for housing and jobs growth in Torbay up to 2030, gained approval from the Planning Inspectorate on Monday. This approval was received in the latest report along with final recommendations from the Local Plan Inspector Keith Holland, who is one of the Planning Inspectorate’s most senior and respected Inspector’s. In … Continued