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2014 Bay Blooms Awards

2014 Bay Blooms Awards

Date Published: Mon 13th October 2014

Story coutesy of Torquay Herald Express A SUMMER full of flowers has been celebrated in Torbay with the 2014 Bay Blooms awards.Entrants in the perennial competition enjoyed a presentation ceremony at...

Hi-tech highlight of year taking shape

Date Published: Mon 13th October 2014

By Herald Express  |  Posted: October 09, 2014Hi-tech highlight of year taking shapeTHE Torbay Manufacturing, Technology and Innovation Conference — MTI '14 — is approaching and...

English Riviera Geopark scoops 600 Delegate International Conference

English Riviera Geopark scoops 600 Delegate International Conference

Date Published: Tue 23rd September 2014

Story Courtesy of Herald ExpressThe English Riviera has won the bid to host the 7th UNESCO International conference on Global Geoparks in September 2016.More than 600 delegates from all around the...

Professional boxing returns to the English Riviera in September!

Professional boxing returns to the English Riviera in September!

Date Published: Wed 30th July 2014

Story courtesy of East Side BoxingAfter the success of ‘Best of Devon’ in June, Midlands-based promoter, Errol Johnson, has once again teamed up with Carl Robson’s Boxing Stable in...

Professional Boxing Comes to Torquay

Professional Boxing Comes to Torquay

Date Published: Tue 20th May 2014

Story courtesy of East Side BoxingMidlands-based promoter, Errol Johnson, has teamed up with Carl Robson’s Boxing Stable in Plympton to host the ‘Best Of Devon’ at the Riviera...

Kings and Queens of the Ballroom!

Kings and Queens of the Ballroom!

Date Published: Tue 20th May 2014

Fans of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent (BGT) will be familiar with a breathtaking dance routine performed by a group of 10 dancers called the Kings and Queens. It was so good the four...

Royal British Legion Delegates invite Torquay locals to join them as they remember fallen comrades

Royal British Legion Delegates invite Torquay locals to join them as they remember fallen comrades

Date Published: Thu 15th May 2014

Story courtesy of the Torquay Herald ExpressHUNDREDS of Royal British Legion (RBL) members march through Torquay this weekend to remember fallen comrades.The RBL is holding its annual conference at...

Aerobathon for Sport Relief

Aerobathon for Sport Relief

Date Published: Thu 27th March 2014

Last Friday’s Sports Relief Event inspired the whole country to get swimming, cycling, running or just plain active. In support of this nationwide initiative the Riviera International Centre...

Invite goes out to all for English Riviera tourism exhibition

Invite goes out to all for English Riviera tourism exhibition

Date Published: Wed 26th March 2014

Story Courtesy of Herald ExpressANYONE with any interest in Torbay’s tourism industry is invited to celebrate English Tourism Week at the annual English Riviera and South Devon Tourism and...

Hundreds of Rotarians Head for Torquay

Hundreds of Rotarians Head for Torquay

Date Published: Thu 20th March 2014

Story courtesy of Herald Express:Some 700 Rotary International delegates are in Torquay this weekend for their annual conference.The delegates from Rotary International 1090 area around the Thames...

New Conference and Business Tourism Guide to be launched at two industry events

New Conference and Business Tourism Guide to be launched at two industry events

Date Published: Mon 10th March 2014

Next week the Conference English Riviera team are heading for Birmingham and London simultaneously, to launch their brand new conference, meetings and incentive travel brochure.The brochure will cover...

Extended Opening Hours

Extended Opening Hours

Date Published: Fri 28th February 2014

Swim for Longer!We are delighted to announce that we are now operating extended opening times at Waves Leisure Pool.From Monday to Thursday we are running late night Adults Only sessions and on...

Comic array at first Torbay Fringe

Comic array at first Torbay Fringe

Date Published: Thu 27th February 2014

TORQUAY is in for a huge summer boost as some of the country's top comedians, music acts and dancers head to the resort for a first ever Riviera Fringe Festival.The week-long programme is packed with...

Torbay Businesses Embracing International Culture

Date Published: Mon 24th February 2014

Torbay welcomes over 900 international students a year undertaking short term internships at carefully selected local businesses.  As a result local companies are able to gain new insights into...

Gym Fitness for Juniors

Gym Fitness for Juniors

Date Published: Mon 24th February 2014

Childhood obesity is regarded as one of the most serious global public health challenges for the 21st century, according to The World Health Organization. In response Torquay gym Lifestyle Health...

Riviera Centre cools down in January

Riviera Centre cools down in January

Date Published: Thu 30th January 2014

In the early hours of the 8th January a new air cooled water chiller was hoisted onto the roof of the Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC) as part of an ongoing Capital Investment...

The Riviera International Centre looks back over 2013

The Riviera International Centre looks back over 2013

Date Published: Mon 20th January 2014

Following a review of 2013 The Riviera International Centre has confirmed that whilst in many ways it was a challenging year, they have still welcomed a total of 254,500 visitors and delegates through...

UKIP return to RICC

UKIP return to RICC

Date Published: Mon 20th January 2014

The UK Independence party (UKIP) National Spring Conference 2014 will be taking place at Torquay’s Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC) next month.An estimated 1000 delegates are...

Young Farmers Return to Torquay

Young Farmers Return to Torquay

Date Published: Tue 14th January 2014

More than 4500 young farmers are set to make a welcome return to Torquay for their annual conventions in both 2015 and 2017.The Riviera International Conference Centre (RICC) is delighted to be...

New Torquay Skierg World Record Holder

New Torquay Skierg World Record Holder

Date Published: Tue 26th November 2013

Ever had the feeling you are putting in a lot of effort but getting nowhere? Well 74 year old Lifestyle Member Phil Wood has perfected this art and achieved a world record in the process.  How?...