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Torbay Youth Trust needs you….

Torbay Youth Trust needs you….

Are you passionate about supporting children and young people in Torbay? Whether it is through our young carers or youth work, Torbay Youth Trust support children and young people across Torbay to ensure their voices are heard and they receive the best support they...

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The Long Paddle 2021

The Long Paddle 2021

In 2021 Brendon Prince will be undertaking the official world record attempt to circumnavigate mainland Britain by Stand Up Paddle Board.  By being the first to ever complete this challenge, Brendon will also complete the world record for longest ever journey by...

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Torbay asymptomatic testing programme

Torbay asymptomatic testing programme

People without symptoms of Covid who are not able to work from home are to be prioritised for quick turnaround tests made available to every local authority in England from this week, the Government has said. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said...

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Could you be a Covid Champion?

Could you be a Covid Champion?

The Torbay Public Health team are on a mission to ensure everyone in Torbay has access to credible information and support about COVID-19 and are looking for businesses who love to communicate, in person or online, to play an important role in our efforts against...

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Covid closure grants

Covid closure grants

The latest government support for businesses forced to close due to covid is being paid out by Torbay council. Their website is now updated with the latest...

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MP in call for support for tourism and hospitality sector

MP in call for support for tourism and hospitality sector

MP Anthony Mangnall is calling on the hospitality industry to be given the support it needs to recover after the Covid-19 pandemic. A petition arrived at the House of Commons on January 11 calling for the creation of a Minister for Hospitality in UK...

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Friends of South Devon College Students

Friends of South Devon College Students

Dear TBF Members Friends of South Devon College Students helps disadvantaged students in times of need so they can carry on with their education and help their life chances.  Some students face barriers like homelessness, domestic violence, child poverty and...

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‘Our voice has to be heard’

‘Our voice has to be heard’

Celebrity chefs and other leading players in tourism and hospitality are calling for a bigger voice in Parliament for their battered industry.   A ‘Seat at the Table’ campaign has been launched in a bid to see a Minister specifically...

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Show will go on

Show will go on

Steve Reynolds, Chair, Torbay Business Forum Just when we were hoping that we might be allowed a short period of Christmas respite with our nearest and dearest, the Coronavirus has dealt us yet another blow. Christmas bubbles have been burst and the promises of “a...

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Covid cost us £200 million

Covid cost us £200 million

Carolyn Custerson ERBID chief executive My focus is on the English Riviera’s recovery from COVID-19 and looking forwards. The roll-out of the vaccine programme gives us every reason to feel more positive and I believe we will start to see signs of long-term recovery...

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