The GiffGaff Network is down right across the UK Due to a power failure due to a burst water pipe at one of their suppliers centres.
Government plans to introduce regional pay rates for teachers, nurses and civil servants show the Conservatives are “intent on attacking public sector workers”, according to Torbay Labour Party Secretary Patrick Canavan.
Chancellor George Osborne announced during his Autumn Statement that the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) will explore ways to review the national pay rate, in [...]
Torbay Development Agency (TDA) and the Torbay Hi-Tech Forum are launching a Torbay first: an event focusing on Innovation, Manufacturing & Technology in the South West, to take place on 20 October at the Riviera International Centre in Torquay.
The event aims to bring together those involved in the thriving Hi-Tech sector in the Bay, along [...]
The Torbay Development Agency is developing a new on-line business directory to help improve inter-trading between local businesses.
There are several thousand businesses operating in the Bay area and this new service will provide a free opportunity for these local businesses to promote themselves in the first Torbay-wide on-line business directory.
This new business directory will be [...]
Considering taking the plunge this summer and buying a Hot Tub? Well get yourself down to Harris Pools & Leisure Ltd in Torquay and support the Torbay Holiday Helpers Network at the same time!
See how you can get a great deal on a range of Hot Tubs and earn local charity THHN much needed funds [...]
Babbacombe Theatre, Is above and beyond the rest of National Venues with their new mobile site to be able to book tickets, and view great information on their shows.
Amazon.co.uk Customer Support Has now got better – With ‘Live Chat’ direct to a Customer Service Agent.
With temperatures in the Bay soaring over the Bank Holiday weekend, the race to become Torbay’s next mayor is also heating up as candidates lay down their political aims.
Protecting and strengthening Torbay’s tourism industry is high on the hopefuls’ agendas, but high-tech and manufacturing businesses are seen as the key to unlocking the area’s future [...]
With recently released figures showing youth unemployment in the UK approaching a record one million, will the plans for a new Castle Circus business hub help in Torbay’s effort to curb this trend?
There are estimates that the proposed £6.8 million purpose-built office building could provide up to 400 jobs and encourage Torbay businesses to remain [...]
The Riviera International Centre presents the: SOUTH DEVON TOURISM & BUSINESS EXHIBITION organised in association with the Federation of Small Businesses,the English Riviera Attractions and the English Riviera Tourism Company.
7th April - 10.00am – 4.30pm
VISITING THIS EVENT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ALL ACCOMMODATION PROVIDERS
Click here to register now!
ERTC Industry Update at 11.30am & 3.00pm
Your main opportunity to [...]
Calling all Torbay businesses. Torquay’s Cafe Mambo is staging two lunchtime networking events to launch their new around-the-world in (almost) 80 tapas menu with a free invitation to local businesses.
The events take place on Monday and Tuesday February 7 and 8 at the harbourside eaterie, where the local business community will [...]
Dear Jim: 3 ‘mini’ essays.
Of everything which has been written in the comment book at Torquay Pavilion ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ seems the strangest remark.
Just how much worse do things have to become before folk realise there is a need to welcome investment and regeneration to a part of [...]
As a nation of shoppers, our love affair with online shopping shows no sign of abating. According to the e-retail industry group IMRG, (Interactive Medial in Retail Group) we spent £6.4 billion buying online in November, up from £5.3 billion in the same month last year.
But there’s still much that e-commerce websites can learn [...]
Dave Smith is a name that has become synonymous in Signwriting circles with high quality, hand crafted reverse glass signs and mirrors. It is fair to say that now a days this is the main thrust of his work. There is, however, more to his story.
To understand Dave’s work a little more and appreciate the [...]
My posts here on TalkTorbay are very rarely personal or negative rather positive and informational, but on this occasion I think its deserved.
I’ve contemplated several times now writing about my experiences with customer service in Torbay, I don’t think Im alone in thinking on the whole its pretty poor. I know its not just Torbay, but the [...]
The word on the street is that Torquay means business!
The Torbay Town Centre’s ‘Christmas In Torquay’ marketing campaign has hit the streets. It has been designed to not only penetrate the heartlands of our competitors – Exeter and Plymouth – with bus-side advertising promoting both the Christmas Carnival/Lights and late nightshopping, but bus shelter poster [...]
Amazing Interactive virtual tours available now!
Are you looking for the edge over your competitors? Silly question, of course you are!
Well here is a great way to get ahead of the rest – add an interactive virtual tour to your website!
There is simply no better way to show off your business premises and [...]
June is the month that the European Union focuses on small and medium size businesses, and as this sector is an important player in the Torbay economy, the TDA is keen to support initiatives to help local SMEs develop and prosper.
The free event includes presentations from Enterprise Europe Network, which helps small business to make [...]
A brand new Japanese noodle bar has opened in Camden Market TQ1 Torquay.
Kyoko, Keryl and Jay have opened Torquays first noodle and sushi bar at Camden Market TQ1, which is situated in Lower union Lane, Torquay. Their aim is to sell noodles and sushi to the people of Torbay in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The [...]
Torquay based motorcycle firm Zip Motorcycles is poised to deliver a pioneering new “eco” electric bike in time for this years Isle of Man TT Festival this June.
Zip Motorcycles were approached by London-based electric scooter specialist, Ecolve, to build the motorcycle that will be entered into the annual TT race. The bike will be entered [...]