News

TBF Business Breakfast

TBF Business Breakfast

Torbay Business Forum are proud to be holding an Apprenticeship Takeover for this month’s TBF Breakfast at South Devon College. The event will include an apprenticeship overview, information on the exciting new Fisher apprenticeship, a guest speaker slot from the...

read more
Torbay Apprenticeships Fair

Torbay Apprenticeships Fair

Torbay Apprenticeships Fair returns on Wednesday 8th February 2pm to 7pm at the Riviera International Conference Centre. The FREE event being is delivered in partnership for Torbay by TDA, with Devon & Cornwall Training Provider Network, Heart of the South West...

read more
GP services to open at Brixham Hospital

GP services to open at Brixham Hospital

Two GP practices will be opening branch sites at Brixham Hospital next month, meaning there is improved access for people in Brixham and surrounding areas. Compass House and Mayfield Medical Centre are co-locating at the hospital site, after a period of refurbishment,...

read more
Chamber Meeting & AGM – 2nd Feb

Chamber Meeting & AGM – 2nd Feb

Our next General Meeting is the AGM on Thursday 2nd February at 7pm at the Berry Head Hotel featuring Stephen Derrington from Scymaris and a Q&A with our MP Anthony Mangnall.

read more
Inglewood Roadworks Update – January 23

Inglewood Roadworks Update – January 23

Weekly meetings with Torbay Council continue to assess the road closure’s status and seek to evaluate and react to any immediate concerns or third party considerations.

The works are currently on programme for re-opening the road on 31st March and finishing this phase of work after Easter through to mid-May under traffic management measures.

read more
Brixham remains open for business

Brixham remains open for business

We are now 10 days into the closure of a stretch of Brixham Road and thankfully the diversion routes, coupled with changes in driving behaviour, seem to be coping well. Outside of peak times there is very limited delay to journey times.  Brixham remains open for...

read more
New Destination Management Plan

New Destination Management Plan

A new plan to make Torbay the UK’s premier visitor destination and help boost the local economy has now been adopted by Torbay Council. The Destination Management Plan sets out the interventions that can help propel the English Riviera forward, building on the...

read more
Update on Brixham Road closure – 23rd Dec

Update on Brixham Road closure – 23rd Dec

We have been concerned since we came across the plans in mid-October that the proposed diversions won’t be able to cope with the volume of traffic (both cars and HGVs).

As we approach the closure date we still fear the impact could be significant but are hoping that our fears will be unfounded as we now have some reasons for optimism.

read more
Update on Brixham Road closure

Update on Brixham Road closure

The points we put to Deeley Freed and Persimmon in recent weeks have been completely ignored. We are appalled at the approach they have taken to this project throughout the planning stages, never once engaging with the community which they are putting at such risk.

We are considering our options and discussing potential next steps within our community and with our fishing and tourism industries, local education providers and other groups.

read more
E-petition : Ring Road Closure

E-petition : Ring Road Closure

We the undersigned petition the council to Work with developers to urgently reconsider the proposed 4 month road closure of the Torbay Ring Road.

Follow the links here to sign an e-petition to Torbay Council….

read more
Inglewood roadworks update – 6th December

Inglewood roadworks update – 6th December

In our open letter last week we asked the developers to respond by 6th December with their conclusions to our three suggestions: That far better analysis of the capacity of their diversions should be provided before Torbay Council should agree to close the road;That a...

read more
Open Letter re Inglewood Road Closure, 27th November

Open Letter re Inglewood Road Closure, 27th November

There was a palpable sense of incredulity and indignation within the room at your proposals for the road closure and associated diversions, due to both (a) the impact it could have on the lives and livelihoods of thousands and (b) the complete lack of engagement you have had with Brixham businesses, residents or community groups about this.

read more