Police have appealed for witnesses after a motorcyclist was killed and two others were injured in an accident on the A386 yesterday, Sunday 15th July. Emergency services were called to the three vehicle collision between Folly Gate and Hatherleigh. Police say that a Triumph Rocket and the pillion have fallen from the motorcycle, for reasons
A new campaign has been launched which encourages residents and tourists to think about how they donate to help the homeless. The Torquay Town Centre Partnership and Torbay Council campaign Change: Make It Count gives people other options to donate which will help those who are begging, instead of giving it to them on the
Torbay Council and a range of partners have become part of a national campaign to end men’s violence against women and girls. White Ribbon is a male led campaign which originated in Canada in 1991. It is now active in more than 60 countries including here in the UK where it was launched in 2007. By
Police have appealed to the public to help them trace a man from Torquay, telling them not to approach the 22-year-old from Torquay but to call 999. Samuel Micklewright was due to appear at Newton Abbot Magistrate’s court on Friday 6th July for charges of theft, possession of heroin and Breach of a Court Order.
Torbay Council Awarded White Ribbon Accreditation Torbay Council has become part of a national campaign to end men’s violence against women and girls. White Ribbon, originating in Canada in 1991, is now active in more than 60 countries including here in the UK where it was launched in 2007, and now byobtaining White
Update: Thomas Boggs has been found. He was located in Exeter and has been taken home. Police have appealed to the public to help them locate a missing 84-year-old man who has dementia. Thomas Boggs has gone missing from Kingsbridge. He was last seen at 6am this morning, Saturday 14th July, in The Saffron Park
The fire service were called to reports of a fire at Hollacombe Woods earlier this evening, Saturday 14th July. Two fire engines initially attended the incident on the Woodland off Torbay Road around 5pm Another two fire engines were also mobilised to the incident. Police were also in attendance, directing traffic. Traffic in the area
Police say they are concerned for the welfare of a missing Torquay man. John Ahern, 50, was last seen in the early hours of Thursday 7th June close to Kerswell Gardens roundabout. John is described as white, 5ft 2ins tall, of a medium build with short grey hair with facial stubble. He was last seen
The Summer Reading Challenge is here! From tomorrow, Saturday 14th July, Torbay Libraries will be hosting the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge, where children aged 4-11 will be set the task of reading six books during the six-week school holiday.This year’s Challenge is set to get off to a mischievous start with the ‘Mischief Makers’. The theme
Healthwatch Torbay’s survey of young people’s views about life in Torbay – what they love, what they’d change – is well under way, with Torquay Academy’s students, for example, completing well over 400 questionnaires. So far we’ve received lots of very interesting feedback, and there’s still time for others to share their own local experiences.