News & Events

Torbay Supplier Engagement Conference to take place 16 December 2021

The first Torbay Supplier Engagement Conference will take place on 16 December 2021. The conference will be virtual and will welcome procurement leads from the local public sector. The event, in partnership with Torbay Council, South Devon College, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and TDA, will provide local Torbay businesses with the opportunity

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Extension at Mayfield School will provide new improved facilities for pupils

Work has started at Mayfield School to build a new Administration Block, which will allow existing space within the school to be remodelled to accommodate improved, reconfigured teaching and learning spaces. Torbay Council approved the £1.5m funding as part of the Children’s Services Capital Programme, supporting the commitment to improve existing facilities for children and

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Calling all artists! Torbay Council is seeking to commission a permanent artwork to celebrate the life and work of Agatha Christie

Torbay Council, working in collaboration with Agatha Christie Limited, the Agatha Christie Festival Limited, Torbay Culture and others is seeking a permanent artwork for the Torquay harbour area to celebrate the life and work of Agatha Christie. Torbay has an exceptional literary heritage. For generations the bay’s natural and cultural heritage has provided inspiration for

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£10m manufacturing facility ready for local multinational company

A new purpose-built 5,550m² manufacturing facility at Claylands in Paignton is complete and ready to be used by a local multinational manufacturing company. Castings Support Systems (CSS) Group will take on the building to support their growing business and use specialist machinery to manufacture products for pharmaceutical distribution and aerospace industries. Relocating to the new

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Work begins to install LIGHTPLAY at Royal Terrace Gardens

Work began this week to install Phase 1 of LIGHTPLAY at Royal Terrace Gardens in Torquay. Local contractors Drew & Co have been appointed to work with the award-winning Michael Grubb Studio to complete the installation. The works which are expected to last for approx. 3 weeks will see remedial works taking place that include

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Upton Park officially opened following completion of enhancement works

Upton Park in Torquay has been officially opened by Councillor Terry Manning, The Worshipful the Mayor of Torbay following significant investment to improve access and enhance amenities. On Saturday 26 June, key community stakeholders for Upton came together to celebrate the opening of Upton Park. This follows the completion of enhancement works which were made

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Residents move into new affordable housing in Torbay

TorVista Homes welcomes new residents into its first affordable housing project. In partnership with Torbay Council, TorVista Homes secured funding for affordable housing and has acquired 13 properties in Paignton. The new accommodation is made up of one and two bedroom properties and the nine new families and residents were selected from over 100 applications

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Over £220,000 funding boost for the Bay’s tourism economy this summer

Torbay Council, working with TDA and SwisCo, is set to invest £221,293 into Torbay’s seafronts and town centres this summer holiday season to help boost our reopening and deliver critical support for local businesses hit hard over the past 15 months. Our seafronts will undergo further environmental improvements such as repairs and refurbishment of railings,

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