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Torbay leader takes another look at budget cuts

The leader of Torbay Council is reviewing £4 million cuts to its budget Credit: ITV West Country

Torbay's Council leader is to review proposals to cut almost £4 million from the Council's budget.

Gordon Oliver made the decision after consulting with a range of groups in the Bay.

£10 million in savings have already been signed off - but another £3,8 million of reductions still have to be made.

Torbay Council to vote on fire service rethink

Torbay Council is to vote this evening whether to call on Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service to rethink reducing full time cover at Torquay.

There are fears this and other cuts to save the £5.5million required by the Government would put safety at risk.

A motion has been put forward asking the council to get the service to come up with other savings.

It also calls for a complete rethink of the proposals because of lack of consultation with council staff.

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