Torbay Coastguard was called out on Sunday night to investigate a flashing light. Guess what it was...Read the full story ›
Torbay's toilets will be run by new operators as the local Council tries to save money and safeguard jobs.
Healthmatic will take over 16 of Torbay's public loos, and there could be charges of up to 30p to use them.
The council will spend just over £1million to modernise the toilets before the handover.
A new foodbank in Paignton is appealing for donations, after a previous one in the town shut down due to a lack of funding.Read the full story ›
The coastguard says it had been assisting Devon and Cornwall Police with a missing person search when the man was spotted.Read the full story ›
Torbay Council will be closing Kings Ash Road in Paignton, between Foxhole Road and Whitebeam Close, from 1 pm until 2 pm today, 24 October, to carry out emergency repairs.
It says that this is in addition to the temporary traffic lights that are already in operation between Foxhole Road and Waterleat Road.
It warns that the closure, which it says is urgent, will cause major traffic disruptions and delays in and around Kings Ash Road.
From next week a journey in Torbay which would have taken 15 minutes will take more than two hours and involve multiple buses.Read the full story ›
An all-weather lifeboat crew was called to rescue a man who had slipped and fallen off from the Armchair Rock area near Paignton.Read the full story ›
Visitors to the Torbay area increases at a rate of 4-6% every year, despite tourism bosses saying rainfall is costing the region £4mil a dayRead the full story ›
Torbay council members have voted to support a motion of no confidence against their directly elected mayor Gordon Oliver.
Mr Oliver had already been expelled from the Conservative group.
It means the Council believes the mayor has failed to carry out his duties.
There is no word yet on whether Mr Oliver intends to resign.
The role of the directly elected mayor is set to be abolished after 2019 anyway - after a referendum in 2016.
Torbay Council and Torquay United FC have postponed a decision on purchasing the freehold interest of the Club’s stadium at Plainmoor.Read the full story ›