Category: Blog

Works completed on new £1.5m wing at Mayfield School

Works on a new wing at Mayfield School in Torquay have been completed, providing additional facilities and space for pupils with complex education, health and care needs. The school now benefits from 1:1 office and session rooms, group session rooms, a training room, mobility washrooms, accessible kitchens and storage areas thanks to the new extension.

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Apple Day Returns to Cockington Court 

Cockington Court’s Apple Day will take place on Sunday 16 October between 11am and 4pm with free entry to the public.   A traditional apple press on the front lawn will be the star attraction with demonstrators turning apples into juice and describing how to transform the juice into delicious homemade scrumpy. Visitors are welcome to

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Torbay’s Biggest Jobs Fair Returns 

Torbay Jobs Fair will return on Friday 14 October from 10am-12pm at Torquay Town Hall after last year’s event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Dozens of local employers will be advertising hundreds of live vacancies in administration, care, construction, customer service, hospitality, retail, sales and more.   The event is free to attend and

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Local employers invited to fill vacant positions at Torbay Jobs Fair

The Torbay Jobs Fair is returning this October and local employers are being invited to book a free stand to advertise and fill their vacancies.  The popular event will take place from 10am-12pm on Friday 14 October at Torquay Town Hall with organisers expecting hundreds to attend.   Employers will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face

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Plans Unveiled to Support Ethnic Minority Business Owners in Torbay

TDA, on behalf of Torbay Council, have announced plans to support the growth and prosperity of ethnic minority business owners in the Torbay area.  A dedicated network group for the ethnic minority business community will be established, enabling businesses to come together to network, discuss issues and solutions to support business growth.  The newly formed

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‘Brixham Fish and Hi Tech Chips’ – Torbay’s bid for £20m of Levelling Up Fund to help drive economic prosperity across the Bay

Torbay Council has submitted a bid to secure up to £20m from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to accelerate economic growth locally. The Levelling Up Fund is central to Government’s ambition to level up the country – investing in high value local infrastructure and building stronger and more resilient local economies and communities. It is

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Have your say on Torbay’s Economic Growth Strategy  

Torbay Council in partnership with TDA would like to hear from those who live, work and own a business in the Bay on the priorities and actions in their draft Torbay Economic Growth Strategy.  This new Strategy, which has come from evidence gathered from economic data, speaking to key stakeholders, partner organisations and a range

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Cockington Court honoured by Royal visit

Cockington Court was honoured to be visited by HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall today. The Royal couple were met by TDA staff, to the sound of The Samba ROC band, before Cockington Court’s Director Marissa Wakefield gave a tour of the Grade II listed Manor House, grounds and its creative

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