Epic Award for South Devon Players

The South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company are excited to announce that on the evening of March 19th, 2017 at an awards ceremony at the Sage conference centre in Newcastle, they were presented with the Epic Award for England. Laura Jay, one of the founders, and Michael Mirsadeghi, who is the head of editing, and cameraman of the Players…

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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 & Veg “This will kill the…

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Wayfinding Project

Brixham Future are trying to make the signage around Brixham as helpful for our residents and visitors as they can. For this they need your valuable input. It would be very much appreciated if you could please spare a few minutes of your time to share your insights and opinions by completing this survey. Hopefully a good response to this…

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Tooth and Claw

Tooth & Claw are husband and wife design duo, Andrea Carless and Jamie James. Their story began when they met in a Goth club in Birmingham in the mid 1980’s. Having both grown up in the industrial heartlands of the West Midlands with a desire to express their creativity, their love of style and design led them to move to…

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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 a stand and join with…

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South Devon Jobs Fair – 17th March

The South Devon Jobs Fair is returning on Friday 17th March from 9.30am-1pm at Torquay Town Hall Assembly Rooms. Following the success of the Jobs Fair in October 2016, where over 600 job seekers and 60 businesses attended, whether you’re looking for a new job or a business with vacancies to fill, this FREE event is not to be missed! EMPLOYERS…

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In memory of Jackie Robinson

Chamber member Jackie Robinson, co-owner of the Golden Hind museum ship in Brixham, has died aged 56, having been diagnosed with a head tumour in the Autumn. Her husband, Neil Worrell, said she died peacefully at home. Jacqui Shaw, Chair of Brixham Chamber, said ‘Jackie was so vibrant, such a joy to have a conversation with and my word, what an…

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Brixham Future CIC

Brixham Future Community Interest Company has been officially launched at an event in the town. The regeneration company will work with Brixham Town Council and other partners to deliver projects for the benefit of the community. Speaking about the event, interim chairman John Brennan said that it had taken a long time for the new company to come to fruition after several…

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RHS Britain in Bloom SW New Town Centre Category 2017

The RHS are proposing to trial a new category for their Britain in Bloom competition, where a defined area can be separated out from a whole Town or City and submitted for assessment. The thinking behind this is due to a number of concerns being raised regarding the current condition of Town Centres and High Streets.  They would like to…

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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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