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Free support for creative businesses in Torbay  

Creative businesses based in Torbay are invited to take part in a government-funded support scheme which can help them to grow and succeed.  The Devon Create Growth Programme is being delivered by Creative UK in partnership with West of England Combined Authority, Plymouth City Council, Torbay Council, Devon County Council, Exeter City Council, University of

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St Cuthbert Mayne School celebrates the official opening of new buildings 

Staff and pupils at St Cuthbert Mayne School in Torquay have celebrated the official opening of their new and improved buildings.   Their new facilities include a purpose-built building for special educational needs (SEN), newly refurbished classrooms, toilets and reception area.   The buildings were officially opened at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on 24th November, coinciding with the

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Hundreds of jobs on offer at Torbay Jobs Fair 

Jobseekers are invited to the Torbay Jobs Fair where there will be hundreds of jobs on offer across a wide range of sectors and industries.   The event is free to attend and will take place at Torquay Town Hall Assembly Rooms on Friday 20 October from 10am to 12:30pm. Over 40 employers will be in

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Celebrate Apple Day at Cockington Court

Apple Day returns to Cockington Court in Torquay on Sunday 15 October between 11am and 4pm with free entry to the public. The annual event will have a wide range of activities to entertain the whole family including arts and crafts; live music by Chloe Anne Marie, Samantha Montini and Rod Scott; an apple-inspired baking

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Fully funded business support programme launched to help Torbay businesses grow

Delivered by innovation consultancy Studio Zao, ‘Impact Torbay’ is a business support and growth project aimed at helping businesses and entrepreneurs create new commercial opportunities through innovation. The ‘Impact Torbay’ programme has been commissioned through funding from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), receiving Government funding of £351,462. In total, Torbay has received £1,764,043 from

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Watcombe Beach reopens to the public

Watcombe Beach has officially reopened to the public following repair works and the creation of a new access point.  Located on the edge of Torquay, it was closed by Torbay Council in February 2020 after storms and heavy rains destroyed much of the path and steps leading down to the beach, making it difficult to

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