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Free business startup workshops

Live in Torbay and thinking of starting your own business? Join our FREE four-week programme and you’ll learn all the skills and knowledge you need to turn your business idea into a reality. Taking place at EPIC Centre in Paignton, the workshops will introduce the basics of how to start a business. The sessions will

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Kickstart your career with the Torbay Apprenticeships Fair

The Torbay Apprenticeships Fair returns and will be held at the Riviera International Conference Centre on Wednesday 8th February from 2 to 7pm. Taking place during National Apprenticeship Week 2023, the Fair provides a space for employers, training providers and anyone wanting to learn about the amazing opportunities through apprenticeships. The free event showcases hundreds

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Free maths and numeracy courses for adults in Torbay  

Adults in Torbay who want to improve their maths and numeracy skills can now sign up for free courses thanks to a new government initiative.    Multiply is a government-funded programme aimed at adults who do not already have a GCSE grade C/4 or higher in Maths or an equivalent subject. It hopes to give people

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Town Board workshops – be part of shaping Torbay

Do you want to help reshape Torbay to provide a happier, healthier and more prosperous future? Here is your chance. Town Board workshops are taking place next week (w/c 9 January) across Torbay and there is still time to sign up. Town Boards have a crucial role to play in allowing people, from all walks

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Free digital workshops available for South West businesses

Enterprise South West, part of the TDA Group, is offering a programme of free digital workshops to owners and employees of South West businesses and charities.   The workshops are aimed at people who are looking to get more out of their online or social presence and those wanting to attract more online customers.  

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New Chairperson elected to Destination Management Group

Plans to make Torbay the UK’s top visitor destination by 2030 are being driven forward by a newly elected Chairperson and reformed management group. Carolyn Custerson was recently voted in as Chairperson for the English Riviera Destination Management Group (DMG) which focuses on strengthening the region’s position as the UK’s premier visitor destination. Carolyn is

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Official Opening

Last Friday Partners came together for a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new wing at Mayfield School in Torquay. Managed by TDA, The £1.5m project was funded by Torbay Council as part of the Children’s Services Capital Programme to improve facilities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and disabilities. Find

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Latest News – TDA Newsletter – Heads Up

Welcome to this Special Edition of the TDA Schools Capital newsletter!   In this edition we bring you information on energy saving and sustainability at a time when costs are rising rapidly.  We will inform you of our Sustainability Plans and the actions we are taking to tackle this global climate challenge. Find out more in our latest edition of Heads

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