Welcome For Assisted Areas Status

Leading Conservatives have welcomed the news that the Blatchcombe, Shiphay with the Willows and Tormohun areas of Torbay have been proposed for inclusion as Assisted Areas in the Government’s draft Assisted Areas map for 2014-20, released today and out for consultation.

Kev's Column: MP Pay Rise

As the row around the proposal for an 11% pay rise for MPs continues in this week’s Kev’s Column I set out my views.

Stubbing Out Cigarette Branding

Kevin has welcomed the announcement that the Government is launching an independent review into cigarette plain packaging

Kev's Column: At What Age Should We Consent?

Every week Kevin publishes his very own Kev’s Column online. This week he reacts to the suggestion from Faculty of Public Health president Prof John Ashton that the Age of Consent should be lowered to 15.

Kev's Column: Cameras At The Council

Every week I publish my own Kev’s Column on Line, this week I take a look at the work being done to undertake the first webcast of a Torbay Full Council meeting.

Kev's Column: A Community Plan B?

My latest Kev's column for the Torbay Times is published this week in which I take a look at the suggestion Torquay's Pavilion should be moved to an island in the Habour.