Community Projects

Volunteer for Ageing Well!

  The Ageing Well Festival is always a fun and well-attended event - and, as ever, they need plenty of volunteers to ensure it's a huge success. If you'd like to  volunteer in this year…

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It’s All Happening at Ageing Well 2018

With just six weeks to go it’s all hands on deck as preparations for this year’s Ageing Well Festival move into their final busy stages. ‘We have a superb line up alongside the Ageing Well’s Got Ta…

Free Fun at the Fair!

  The Regatta Fun Fair on Torre Abbey Meadows generously offered its annual treat this week for Torbay youngsters and their families. ‘From the very latest set of Dodgems built in Belgi…

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Fun Summer Projects from Eat That Frog

Paignton’s ‘Eat that Frog’ are promoting two fun-sounding - and informative - summer projects. Frogs and Tadpoles 'Give your baby a great start in life!' they say. 'Learn about cooking and nutrit…

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Healthwatch at Cockington Fayre

Healthwatch at Cockington Fayre Torbay’s famous Cockington Fayre is happening this Wednesday - August 1st - and it’s a chance, the organisers remind us, to ‘Come and join in a traditional old English…

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Award Nomination for Healthwatch Torbay

Healthwatch Network Awards 2018 shortlist announced After reviewing over 170 entries, Healthwatch England have are announced all of the finalists for the Healthwatch Network Awards 2018, and it’s gre…

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Real Help for Torbay’s Homeless

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 40…

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Invitation to Torbay Mayor’s Forum

An escapee from London, I’ve lived in the Torbay for seven years now and I’m constantly bemused by headlines about building and renovation plans for the area, from Paignton’s Oldway Mansion, decayin…

Blooming Art in Babbacombe

      Based at the Healthwatch stall in during Babbacombe Fayre last week I had the chance to talk to people about what we do and to hear about their ideas and concerns. Mo…