Neighbourhood Plan out for consultation

The Brixham Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan will be out for consultation over 6 weeks from 28th January to 11th March. The Neighbourhood Plan team would very much like to know: whether you can support the plan; or if not what they can do to improve it so you can. You can download both a short summary version of the plan as…

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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 experience to fill these and…

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Man and Boy unveiled

A bronze statue to commemorate lives lost at sea and celebrate Brixham’s fishing heritage was  unveiled in the port at the end of November. As a contributor to the funding for the statue, members of Brixham Chamber were delighted to be invited to the ceremony. The life-size Man and Boy stands on King’s Quay, nine years after Fishermen in Sculptural…

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Would your business survive a fire?

Would you have the enthusiasm to restart your business? Following a recent major fire in Exeter, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service are hosting an event looking at supporting compliance and business continuity after a fire. This is targeted for small to medium businesses. The event will be held at The Redcliffe Hotel, Paignton, on Monday 13 February 2017….

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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 month before your renewal date,…

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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 rear of the shop and…

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Brixham Means Business – 25 January 2017

Brixham Means Business is a very special, and informal network group where people can chat and discuss business over breakfast and go away with some real and positive business connections. This month the organisation is holding it’s first meeting of 2017 on Wednesday 25th with a showcase at The Brixham  Laboratory, Freshwater Quarry. This will be an opportunity to meet…

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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 competition, the idea of which…

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Brixham Future CIC re-launch invitation

The Brixham Town Council Meeting on the 17th November 2016 established the Brixham Future working group as an independent Community Interest Company (CIC) to maximise potential gains. Brixham Future is holding an official re-launch of it’s new structure at Brixham Yacht Club, on Friday 3rd February 2017, 14:30-16:00. RSVP to john@caracommunity.co.uk Brixham Future was previously a working group of Brixham…

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Brixham’s Lanterns Lights and ‘Luminations

Magical events, shopping and Christmas Festive Fun Friday 25th November – Sunday 27th November We would be really grateful if you could display the poster and help spread the word.   Brixham Town Council are compiling a list of volunteers to help on Saturday 26th November for the Christmas Switch On event “Lanterns, Lights and ‘luminations”. If you are able…

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