BCC EU Referendum Survey

The British Chambers of Commerce wish to understand what the business feeling is post the EU Referendum and are asking for you to complete this short survey. Please participate. The referendum held on 23 June 2016 resulted in an overall vote in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) are seeking to understand the…

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Your Chance to Have Your Say – Torbay Tourism Strategy

Torbay Council have asked TDA to co-ordinate the development of the new Tourism Strategy (Destination Management Plan), which will work closely to support the key objectives of the ERTBID Business Plan following the Yes vote. As part of this process, the TDA have commissioned The South West Research Company to undertake a Tourism Industry Survey, different to the recent TBID…

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Torbay Council Consultation: New Parking Strategy

Since the Review of Parking consultation earlier this year, a strategy has been developed. We are now consulting on the new Parking Strategy between 18 July and 26 August 2016 “To provide a fair and consistent approach to the way we manage parking while supporting the Council’s ambition to create a ‘Prosperous and Healthy’ Torbay” The first redrafting of this…

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Torbay votes “Yes” to ERTBID

Torbay’s tourism businesses have given a thumbs-up to the creation of a new Business Improvement District for the English Riviera. With a high turnout of 58 per cent the ERTBID was voted in by a 57.5 per cent majority. In all, 562 votes were cast with 323 in favour, in terms of numbers voting. In aggregate rateable value terms, the…

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Brixham Means Business – 29th June

Brixham Means Business –   breakfast networking club, 29th June 7.30-9.00am at the Berry Head Hotel. This month’s guest speaker is Barry Cole who will be talking about Leadership in Business. Book here

Brixham Business Show 2016 – Register Now!

The second Brixham Business Show is to take place on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 and will be opened by Mitch Tonks. Mitch has become one of the most respected and knowledgeable seafood people in the country and an acclaimed restaurateur, chef and author in the process. The show is part of a range of initiatives organised by Brixham Chamber of Commerce,…

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Helping Furzeham to flourish

Brixham Chamber of Commerce Chair, Jacqui Shaw, recently presented a cheque for £200 to the Friends of Furzeham Green to help buy additional gardening tools for the group to use on the upkeep of the flower beds and gardens at Furzeham Green, Brixham. Last year the Friends of Furzeham Green group approached the Chamber for support so they could look…

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The Coroner films in Brixham

Brixham’s Berry Head is to star in an episode of the new series of daytime drama The Coroner. The country park was one of the latest South Devon locations to be used as a stunning backdrop by the team for the second series of the show produced by BBC Birmingham. It stars Claire Goose as solicitor Jane Kennedy as she takes over…

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ERTBID – Vote YES before 30th June

Brixham Chamber of Commerce supports the ERTBID and urges all eligible businesses to ‘Vote YES’ before the deadline at the end of June. An open letter from Laurence Murrell Dear Colleague, You should have received your ERTBID ballot paper over the weekend. PLEASE VOTE NOW This vote is so important to our future, that I urge you to vote straight…

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Big Bellys reduce mess, deter pests and cut costs

Brixham is to start an extended trial of ‘Big Belly’ bins to reduce litter around the harbour and cut costs. The solar-powered bins compact waste, giving them at least five times the capacity of the current bins. They also sense when they are almost full and send a signal to a control station to request emptying. It is claimed this…

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