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Trees For Devon - Webinars

Torbay Council are proud to be partners in the Saving Devon’s Treescapes Project as part of its response to Ash Die Back. This new initiative led by Devon Wildlife Trust on behalf of the Devon Ash Dieback Resilience Forum, is here to provide hope and action in the face of these alarming changes.

24 August 2020

Valuing Torbay’s Green Spaces

Hannah Worthington is Torbay Green Spaces Development Officer for Groundwork South, a charitable organisation that works with local communities to improve their quality of life. Here she reflects on what part Torbay’s Green Spaces play in supporting people to make their communities safer and healthier post-Covid and how we can all get involved in caring for our local parks and open spaces.

12 August 2020
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Oldway Mansion call out for gardening volunteers

We're supporting the start-up of a volunteer group which will help maintain the gardens at Oldway Mansion.

16 October 2019
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Two of the UK’s very best green spaces are in Torbay!

Princess Gardens, including Royal Terrace Gardens, and Babbacombe Downs have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best green spaces in the world.

16 July 2019
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Torbay is celebrating after being awarded a record SIX Blue Flag Awards

Today (15 May 2019) Torbay have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag Awards for six of its beaches.

15 May 2019
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English Riviera Wheel returning in May 2019

The English Riviera Wheel will be returning to Torquay and is set to open to the public on Friday 24 May.

6 May 2019
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Breakwater repairs starting this week

The Breakwater in Brixham will be receiving reinforcements over the coming months following damage earlier this year.

4 December 2018
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Four out of five beaches across Torbay have ‘Excellent’ water quality

The bathing water quality results for 2018 have been announced and Torbay’s beaches continue to meet the highest European standards.

15 November 2018
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Newly refurbished Princess Gardens Fountain ready to be switched on

Following seven months of work, the Princess Gardens Grade II listed Fountain is now ready to be switched back on.

2 July 2018
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