Local News

Future of Paignton Hospital - Meeting held this morning


South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group's Governing Body met this morning at Newton Abbot Racecourse to approve their plan to close Paignton Hospital. They propose that the building will be sold and the money will be reinvested in local services. 

Grammar School Funding in Torbay

Local MP Kevin Foster was delighted to welcome the 3 very proactive Headteachers of our local grammar schools to Westminster this morning.

Kevin Foster MP comments on National Funding Formula

I am aware that both Torquay Girls Grammar School (TGGS) and Torquay Boys Grammar School (TBGS) have asked parents to write to me about the funding formula that is currently being consulted on by the Government.

Kevin Foster salutes Torbay Normandy Veterans

In the last 18 months since being elected Torbay MP, Kevin has led a campaign to see our gallant Torbay Normandy Veterans awarded the Legion d’Honneurs that they were promised by the Government of France.

Update on Cross Country Trains Campaign

Local MP Kevin Foster and the Herald Express have had a fantastic response in collecting signatures for the petition to save the direct train routes run by CrossCountry Trains from the North of England to the Bay.