Local News

Campaigning Update in Torbay

It has been a privilege to serve as Torbay’s MP for the last two years, and over the next 4 weeks I will be out and about across the constituency talking to as many constituents on the doorstep as possible.

Update on CrossCountry Train services

Local MP Kevin Foster has fought a high-profile campaign over the past 6 months to save direct CrossCountry Train services running from the North and Midlands to the Bay.

Update on Torquay Magistrates' Court

Local MP Kevin Foster has been at the forefront of a local campaign to save the services currently delivered from Torquay Magistrates' Court. 

Funding Boost for Torbay A&E

Local MP Kevin Foster has welcomed the news that Torbay and South Devon NHS Trust will receive £897,000 of capital funding to ease pressure on our local A&E services.

Kevin Foster MP visits Torbay BMX Club

I enjoyed a great visit to Torbay BMX Club earlier to meet the Committee, who are all volunteers, and to see the Saturday Gate session they run every week. The track at Parkfield is of national standard and well maintained.

Torre Marine Update


This morning, local MP Kevin Foster met with Margaret Forbes-Hamilton of the Torre and Upton Community Partnership to discuss the ongoing works at the Torre Marine site and the improvements that will see the site finally be completed.

Update on Paignton Hospital

South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) provided a stakeholder update yesterday, 7th March, regarding their plans to reconfigure local NHS services.

Unfair Car Parking Charges Update

Since July 2016 Kevin Foster MP has been conducting a local survey into unfair private car parking charges in Torbay.