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Eighteen covid infections in Torbay care homes Members Public

Residents and staff in six Torbay care homes currently have covid, the leader of the council has announced (writes Joe Ives - LDRS). Speaking at a meeting called the ‘annual council’, its equivalent of an AGM, on Tuesday [17 May] Councillor Steve Darling (Lib Dems, Barton with Watcombe) said the

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Assault outside Torquay bar - police seek help identifying two people Members Public

Police are appealing to the public to help them identify two people in connection to an assault in Torquay. The incident took place outside Jack's Bar on Victoria Parade, Torquay, in the early hours of Sunday, March 13. An altercation took place and the victim was kicked in the face

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Torquay United's Gary Johnson looks back on this season Members Public

The similarities with two summers ago are uncanny and Torquay United manager Gary Johnson clearly hopes that the outcome will be the same - or even better (writes Dave Thomas). At the end of the Covid-curtailed 2019-2020 season, the Gulls had finished in a mid-table, but steadily improving, position. It

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Torquay United releases eight and offers new deals to 13 players Members Public

Torquay United manager Gary Johnson has released eight players, including former Plymouth Argyle starlet Klaidi Lolos and fellow striker Dan Holman, in his retained list announced on Tuesday (Writes Dave Thomas). The Gulls have offered new deals to 13 players, including veterans Dean Moxey, Danny Wright and Asa Hall, but

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Councillor Hazel Foster [foreground, right] awaits the findings of a Torbay Council hearing - Credit: Joe Ives/LDRS

Councillor alleged to have bullied an officer leaves duties Members Public

A prominent Torbay councillor who allegedly bullied a council officer and ran ‘roughshod’ over council rules in a Zoom meeting last September has stepped back from much of her council duties (Written by Joe Ives - LDRS). Last week Torbay Council’s standards committee recommended that councillor Hazel Foster (Conservatives,

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Conservative leader brings Torbay Council into disrepute Members Public

The leader of the Conservatives at Torbay Council has been found to have brought the council into disrepute and to have used his position as a councillor to improperly gain an advantage (written by Joe Ives - LDRS). It comes after a procedural row in a council meeting in September

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Over £1 million pledged to transform children’s mental health in Devon Members Public

A new fund, launched in memory of Juliet Garmoyle, aims to transform children’s mental health support in Devon and the South West of England. The Juliet Garmoyle Fund was launched in March at her memorial service held at Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Square, attended by over 600 people. The

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National Highways and The Wildlife Trusts announce biodiversity boost across South West Members Public

National Highways and The Wildlife Trusts have joined forces to launch a new £6 million Network for Nature programme that will improve habitats across the South West of England benefitting people, nature and wildlife. The projects will help create, restore and connect places for wildflowers, trees and wildlife, where the

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