Rail study investment

Devon Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the news that Ministers have confirmed funding for the two rail studies needed to complete the Westcountry’s bid for further investment. The announcement comes after Devon Chamber of Commerce joined the lobbying call of Peninsula Rail Task Force, writing to the Secretary of State for Transport to support funding for the Network Rail studies….

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TDA Business Barometer

The Business Barometer is a twice yearly snapshot of the current health of Torbay’s economy. It surveys a number of businesses across the Bay to understand; how they are performing, business needs, economic performance and concerns or barriers to growth. The Barometer also enables businesses to help shape the work of TDA. By monitoring the performance of local businesses and…

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Brixham TBID Meeting – 17th Feb

Nearly 80 businesses have already registered to attend the English Riviera Tourism BID meetings that are taking place across the resort from 15th Feb. The Brixham Meeting taking place on Wednesday 17th Feb at the Brixham Sea Works Venue in New Road, starting at 17.40 for coffee and registration. We encourage businesses to attend and register via Eventbrite using the link below….

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Tourism Events – Q1 2016

English Riviera and South Devon, Tourism and Business Exhibition organised by the English Riviera Tourism Company at the Riviera International Centre on Tuesday 15th March 2016. EVERYONE with any interest in Torbay’s tourism industry is invited to celebrate English Tourism Week at the annual English Riviera Tourism and Business Exhibition on TUESDAY 15TH MARCH 2016. Held at the Riviera international…

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Member subscriptions 2016

Thank you for your support over the last year. It is now time to renew your membership for 2016. The price for membership in 2016 has been held at £35, that’s less than 10p per day and your membership fee helps us to support Brixham businesses, the town and community. Please visit www.brixhamchamber.co.uk/join to renew your membership. Alternatively, send/deliver a cheque…

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Devon Chamber – improved connectivity for business

Devon Chamber of Commerce has added its support to a letter published by British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), signed by all 52 accredited UK Chambers of Commerce, demanding improved digital and mobile connectivity for UK business. On the closing day of the government’s consultation on the UK’s future digital strategy (today, Tuesday 19th January), Devon Chamber of Commerce has supported…

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Tourism BID only viable option

By Laurence Murrell I am the managing director of TLH Leisure Resort which comprises the Derwent, Victoria, Carlton and Toorak hotels in Torquay. I have worked in the tourism and hospitality industry locally for more than 30 years and am currently a director of the ERTC. If, like me and 11,000 others, your job depends on tourism you should be feeling concerned about…

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Your chamber needs you!

It is coming up to that time of year when the Chamber Executive Team seeks new blood to invigorate and help lead Brixham Chamber in 2016. This is vital to the ongoing success of Brixham Chamber of Commerce. Do you care about local business and Brixham ? Do you have a couple of hours a month free? Do you want…

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Big Belly Bins

The need to upgrade the public bins in the town is an issue that the Chamber has been advocating for some time. There is an ongoing problem of litter around the town and in the harbour area in particular at busy times of year. Our current bins cannot cope but there is a solution which has been successfully implemented in many towns…

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Brixham traffic survey

Roundabouts and synchronised traffic lights were just two suggestions made by traders in response to cries for improvements to traffic chaos into and out of Brixham. Brixham Chamber of Commerce carried out a survey of its members on the back of complaints about hold-ups and congestion for motorists. The new housing at White Rock on the outskirts of Paignton is being partly blamed for the logjams. Seventy per cent of those who responded to the survey said their business had been affected…

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