Driftwood B&B stars in CH5 show

Driftwood B&B, Brixham to be featured on 20th June, 9pm on Channel 5. In 2013 Keith Hutchison and Zoe Calvert were searching for a coastal B&B on the south coast for a lifestyle change. After many months looking they decided on one last visit before calling it a day. Keith fondly remembered Brixham in Devon… Read More »

Brixham Town Centre Regeneration

Falmouth were  awarded the title  of “Best Coastal High Street” in the Great British High Street of the Year competition for 2016. Nigel Makin, David Giles and Ian Carr went to investigate the reasons behind their success. Here are their findings: Project: Town Centre Regeneration (focusing on Fore St). Element: Falmouth visit. Date: 24th April… Read More »

Love Brixham Website

Tourism studies over the last few years suggest that 52% of all holiday makers make use of the internet to research potential destinations for their holidays with activity-led vacations particularly important to the over 50’s and the under 35’s. To this end we are going to enrich our Love Brixham website with an Activity Index… Read More »

How to kill off a dying town

An open letter from Nigel Makin on behalf of Brixham Chamber to Robert Excell and Kevin Mowatt, Torbay Council. I’m writing to you on behalf of the Brixham Chamber of Commerce, Brixham residents, Brixham visitors and potential investors in Brixham. The “subject” title originates from Brixham trader and resident Jake Fairall of Fairall’s Fruit &… Read More »

ERBID Tourism Exhibition and Conference

Come and see us at the English Riviera BID Tourism Exhibition & Conference on Wednesday 15th March at the Riviera Centre. The chamber will be promoting holidays and days out in Brixham and handing out copies of our new Guide to Brixham. There are still some spaces available so if you would like to book… Read More »

Your Chamber needs you

Jacqui Shaw (Chair) and Mark Choppin (Sunday Markets and current Vice Chair) are not standing for re-election this year, both due to expanding business commitments. We thank them both for their significant contribution to our chamber over the last few years. We are therefore seeking high calibre,  forward thinking and driven business people with leadership… Read More »

Member Subscriptions 2017

Happy New Year and best wishes for a healthy, happy and prosperous 2017 from all at Brixham chamber. Thank you for your support during 2016. In 2017, we are proposing to change the membership term from the 1st of January for everyone to one year from the date you renewed/joined the Chamber in 2016. A… Read More »

A treasure trove of maritime memorabilia

Anita Newcombe of The English Riviera Magazine meets Bob Higginson of The Brixham Steam Packet Company. The Brixham Steam Packet Company is a fascinating shop in Brixham’s Middle Street which has a wonderful collection of intriguing antique and reproduction marine collectables. I’m meeting Bob Higginson for a chat in the open plan office space at the… Read More »

Brixham Bunting – Grand Bingo Evening

On 16th December 2016, we will be holding a Bingo evening to raise money for the materials to make one hundred strings of unique BRIXHAM bunting. (Unique because each of the strings will contain an embroidered or other graphic designed and produced by a Brixham resident or business.) These materials will be used in a… Read More »

Speed networking is back!

Speed Networking aims to provide fresh contacts to members of Devons’s business community through networking, business sharing and socialising. You will have the opportunity to meet other like-minded business people in a friendly and casual atmosphere. This can then be built on at subsequent events and meetings to bring together prosperous business relationships and working… Read More »