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Free business startup workshops

Live in Torbay and thinking of starting your own business? Join our FREE four-week programme and you’ll learn all the skills and knowledge you need to turn your business idea into a reality. Taking place at EPIC Centre in Paignton, the workshops will introduce the basics of how to start a business. The sessions will

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Kickstart your career with the Torbay Apprenticeships Fair

The Torbay Apprenticeships Fair returns and will be held at the Riviera International Conference Centre on Wednesday 8th February from 2 to 7pm. Taking place during National Apprenticeship Week 2023, the Fair provides a space for employers, training providers and anyone wanting to learn about the amazing opportunities through apprenticeships. The free event showcases hundreds

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Free maths and numeracy courses for adults in Torbay

Adults in Torbay who want to improve their maths and numeracy skills can now sign up for free courses thanks to a new government initiative.    Multiply is a government-funded programme aimed at adults who do not already have a GCSE grade C/4 or higher in Maths or an equivalent subject. It hopes to give people

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Official Opening 

Last Friday Partners came together for a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new wing at Mayfield School in Torquay. Managed by TDA, The £1.5m project was funded by Torbay Council as part of the Children’s Services Capital Programme to improve facilities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and disabilities. Find

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Latest News – TDA Newsletter – Heads Up

Welcome to this Special Edition of the TDA Schools Capital newsletter!   In this edition we bring you information on energy saving and sustainability at a time when costs are rising rapidly.  We will inform you of our Sustainability Plans and the actions we are taking to tackle this global climate challenge. Find out more in our latest edition of Heads Up

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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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