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  1. TCDT’S Advent Calendar

    The Torbay Community Development Trust (TCDT) is starting the festive season with an advent calendar packed with examples of how Torbay’s communities are making a positive contribution to life in the Bay.  The Trust is spreading Christmas cheer as it celebrates the fundraising achievements, community group projects and volunteering endeavours of the last year, which … Continued

  2. 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

  3. Torbay Libraries are facing a bright new future following the announcement that from 1 April 2018, the libraries will be run by Devon-based charity, Libraries Unlimited, on behalf of Torbay Council. The decision was made at last night’s Council meeting following an official tender exercise, with Libraries Unlimited being appointed the preferred provider thanks to … Continued

  4. Torbay Recovery Information Project are launching two new initiatives for ladies in recovery. From 7th December a Ladies Beauty Afternoon will be running weekly Thursday afternoon sessions from 4.30-7pm. Also a new Ladies Movie Night begins 9th December and will run Saturday evenings from 6-9pm.

  5.   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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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