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Naturally Inspiring Business Awards

Naturally Inspiring Business Awards

The first Torbay Naturally Inspiring Business Awards are under way. Now it’s up to you to enter – or nominate a company you believe deserves that extra-special recognition. The Torbay Weekly has teamed up with some key partners to recognise the sheer grit and...

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Devon Digital Bytes

Devon Digital Bytes

Join us for a special event to add digital value to your business! We've joined forces with Devon & Plymouth Chamber and South Devon College for a Devon Digital Bytes event on Tues 17th May -12-2pm at the Hi Tech & Digital Centre at South Devon College. Torbay...

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Ukraine appeal

Ukraine appeal

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Ukraine fundraising campaign at last month’s TBF event.People gave generously after hearing an impassioned talk about Ukraine from Polina Wieczorek, Store Manager of PANDORA Torquay, owned by David Rowe.  Inspired...

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Torbay Story

Torbay Story

Thanks also to TBF Chair, Stephen Reynolds and Jim Parker for sharing Our Torbay Story. Over the past year a forward looking, positive and compelling story of Torbay has been developed by a partnership of enthusiastic Torbay organisations and...

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Have Your Say before 31st March!

Have Your Say before 31st March!

What does the future look like to you and how can we all best work together to ensure that there's a  prosperous future for people and business in Torbay? TDA, on behalf of Torbay Council,are in the process of reviewing activities and preparing a new...

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Have your say on plans for Torbay Road in Paignton

Have your say on plans for Torbay Road in Paignton

After talking to and working with Community Partners on future options for Torbay Road in Paignton, Torbay Council has now launched its public consultation on three proposed concept options.    In December 2020, Torbay Council secured £13.36million of Future...

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Omicron Support Grants update

Omicron Support Grants update

The Government has released guidance for the Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant, to support businesses affected by the COVID-19 Omicron variant. There are three new business support schemes available. Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant (OHLG) – Grants between...

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Apprentices supporting business growth

Apprentices supporting business growth

Thank you to everyone who tuned into the 'Apprenticeships Special’ Breakfast Bytes last month - focusing on the wide range of apprenticeship opportunities where people can gain valuable real-world experience alongside qualifications.   Thanks also to the panel of...

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Brixham sculptor wins public vote

Brixham sculptor wins public vote

Elisabeth Hadley from Brixham won the public vote to make a permanent tribute in Torquay to “one of its most famous daughters, Dame Agatha Christie”, Torbay council said. The bronze creation of the author sitting on a bench with her dog will stand in The Strand as...

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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Torquay Rotary are offering the opportunity for a local business to nominate a young person to attend a RYLA course at a reduced rate. There are clear benefits for the person involved, their company, the Business Forum, and Rotary. For more information, email Graham...

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