Tag Archives: Torbay

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Scams targeting young people on social media warning

Cyber fraud is 16 per cent of all crime and young people being targeted through social media

Posted on: 4 July 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

£30million to help older people regain their independence

The money, over three years, will to help people get back on their feet after leaving hospital.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 1 Comment

Devon pledges to compost more

More than 2,000 pledges to recycle food waste has been made by Devon residents, thanks to a prize draw.

Posted on: 10 May 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Community champions honoured

Eight of community volunteers were presented with British Empire Medal’s by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Devon, David Fursdon.

Posted on: 21 April 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Trading Standards merger approved by Cabinet

Extending Devon and Somerset’s shared service to include Torbay would give all three councils ‘greater clout’

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments

South Devon Highway wins major industry award

The South Devon Link Road project has won two major honours at the Institution of Civil Engineering (ICE) South West annual awards

Posted on: 12 July 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Pauline Barker, the woman behind a poster campaign to encourage people to enjoy being healthy outdoors

Making the most of our natural health service

Meet the woman behind a poster campaign to encourage people to enjoy being healthy outdoors. Pauline is an exceptional role model for those of us who want to feel a bit healthier and have a more positive approach to life.

Posted on: 17 June 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Smoke free at Stover

Stover signs help keep park smoke and litter free

Stover Country Park near Newton Abbot is taking a lead in encouraging visitors to help keep the park smoke free. New signs have been placed throughout the park’s picnic areas and bird hide to thank visitors for helping keep Devon smoke free

Posted on: 17 June 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Agencies raise awareness of the Mental Capacity Act

Care agencies are raising awareness of the Mental Capacity Act, following concerns from a House of Lords select committee that too few people are aware of it or understand it

Posted on: 5 February 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

South Devon Highway Opens to Traffic

Devon County Council and Torbay Council, along with Galliford Try, have announced that the South Devon Highway is now open to traffic

Posted on: 15 December 2015 | Posted in: Environment
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