Brixham’s flagship store to close

The battle is on to save one of Brixham’s most well-known chain stores which is facing closure after 25 years in the town. Brixham Chamber of Commerce is calling on the Arcadia Group to reconsider its decision to close the joint Dorothy Perkins and Burton clothing store. The outlet in Fore Street is due to close on January 11 when…

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South Devon Enterprise Week

Developed in partnership with 12 local organisations, South Devon Enterprise Week is designed to encourage businesses and people in South Devon to be enterprising – either through setting up their own business or in their work as an employee. A range of activities will take place over the week covering business support, speed networking and special ‘An Audience with…’ events…

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Tourism Awards 2013

Many congratulations to Chamber member Mille and Me and to Fishstock for winning a Silver Award each at the recent  South Devon Tourism Awards. The gems of tourism’s tiara sparkled bright on Friday 11th October for the English Riviera and South Devon Tourism Awards 2013. Successful tourism businesses came together at the Palace Hotel, Torquay, for a night of celebration. More than…

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Parking Update

Motorists using any of Torbay’s 37 award winning council-run car parks will soon pay a single fee of just £2 for all-day parking. The new parking deal is being launched on Friday 1 November, with several free parking offers also scheduled in the run up to Christmas. The £2 ticket will allow motorists to park all day, and as it…

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Keep Trade Local

The FSB is continuing their campaign to encourage people to by their goods and services locally. Small businesses are the heart of the local community. They generate wealth, employment and opportunity. The FSB is supporting small business by lobbying local authorities on the three Ps: Parking Our research shows that seven in 10 small firms think parking is priority for the future…

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Regeneration Update – 27/9

Extracts from the BERAG meeting of 27th September regarding Tesco, the Thresher’s building and the Northern Arm: Tesco It was reported that a start date was anticipated as April 2014 and that construction would extend over two summers, but that one deck of parking should be available for the 2nd summer. Details of the parking arrangements in the Torbay contract with the developer…

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Brixham Council – Oct 2013

The latest approved minutes from Brixham Town Council and a report on Brixham Regeneration are now available: Approved Minutes 15th August Report on Brixham Regeneration Projects and Groups   For all minutes and reports, click here.

Brixfest 2014 Fundraiser

Help raise much-needed funds for the 2014 Brixfest Festival celebrating Brixham’s heritage. Fundraising dinner on Saturday 16th November at the Edge on Bolton Street, 7-30pm til late and includes: 2 course meal live music auction of promises Tickets only £10 each, available from Millie and Me.    

A warm welcome…

A number of entrepreneurial women have started their own businesses in Brixham helping to regenerate the town. Sophie Bower from café Millie and Me, Serena Jury from Latitude Clothing and Amanda Powell from Pets be Friends have all started businesses over the past year. Apart from their motivation and determination, the other thing they have in common is the help and…

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Work Hub

Brixham will shortly have its own workhub – an ‘office when needed’ workspace where local freelancers and business people can access inspiring shared office facilities designed to appeal to the modern ways people work. The workhub, on the first floor of Brixham Town Hall, will operate a little like a gym with a membership system rather than rented desks etc….

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