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Local employers invited to fill vacant positions at Torbay Jobs Fair

The Torbay Jobs Fair is returning this October and local employers are being invited to book a free stand to advertise and fill their vacancies.  The popular event will take place from 10am-12pm on Friday 14 October at Torquay Town Hall with organisers expecting hundreds to attend.   Employers will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face

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Plans Unveiled to Support Ethnic Minority Business Owners in Torbay

TDA, on behalf of Torbay Council, have announced plans to support the growth and prosperity of ethnic minority business owners in the Torbay area.  A dedicated network group for the ethnic minority business community will be established, enabling businesses to come together to network, discuss issues and solutions to support business growth.  The newly formed

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‘Brixham Fish and Hi Tech Chips’ – Torbay’s bid for £20m of Levelling Up Fund to help drive economic prosperity across the Bay

Torbay Council has submitted a bid to secure up to £20m from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to accelerate economic growth locally. The Levelling Up Fund is central to Government’s ambition to level up the country – investing in high value local infrastructure and building stronger and more resilient local economies and communities. It is

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Have your say on Torbay’s Economic Growth Strategy  

Torbay Council in partnership with TDA would like to hear from those who live, work and own a business in the Bay on the priorities and actions in their draft Torbay Economic Growth Strategy.  This new Strategy, which has come from evidence gathered from economic data, speaking to key stakeholders, partner organisations and a range

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Cockington Court honoured by Royal visit

Cockington Court was honoured to be visited by HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall today. The Royal couple were met by TDA staff, to the sound of The Samba ROC band, before Cockington Court’s Director Marissa Wakefield gave a tour of the Grade II listed Manor House, grounds and its creative studios,

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Expression of Interest invited for delivering the Sector Pathways Programme

Torbay Council is exploring the opportunity of contracting with a provider, or group of providers, to deliver the Sector Pathways programme across Torbay. Torbay Council is seeking expressions of interest from providers capable of meeting the Council’s requirements. Sector Pathways is funded through the Torquay Town’s Fund Deal, as one strand of the wider ‘Stronger

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Expression of Interest invited for Multiply programme delivery in Torbay

Torbay Council is exploring the opportunity of contracting with a provider, or group of providers, to deliver the Multiply programme across Torbay. Torbay Council welcomes collaboration between organisations to deliver the interventions in partnership. Multiply is a new government-funded programme to help adults across the UK to improve their numeracy skills. Torbay Council has been

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Following Covid delays the extension at Burton Academy is officially opened

A two-storey extension which was completed at Burton Academy in February 2021, has been officially opened by Councillor Cordelia Law. On Thursday 23 June, key stakeholders came together to celebrate the official opening of the improved facilities. Despite the building works finishing almost eighteen months ago, covid restrictions prevented an official opening from taking place

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