Tag Archives: Torbay

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North Devon, Torridge and Torbay residents are asked to consider becoming adoptive parents

A shortage of potential adopters in North Devon, Torridge and Torbay is making it difficult to give children permanent homes, says the south west region’s adoption agency.

Posted on: 6 August 2019 | Posted in: Community

Innovative domestic abuse and sexual violence programme launches in Devon and Torbay

IRIS helps general practice staff identify patients experiencing domestic abuse or sexual violence and refer them to specialist support services

Posted on: 26 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

New Regional Adoption Agency will reduce waiting times for children awaiting adoption

Local authority adoption services in Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset are joining forces to become a single regional adoption service, under the banner Adopt South West.

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Community

Devon households produce the lowest amount of ‘black bag’ waste in the country

Devon’s households typically produced just 4.94kg of ‘black bin or bag’ residual waste each week – down 20 per cent from 2012

Posted on: 1 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment