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Your Chamber Needs YOU…

Over the last year, the role of secretary has been performed by the Chairman with a few others lending their support as and when they could. While grateful for such assistance, this arrangement has been difficult to manage and needs to change. The Executive works to the benefit of the Brixham business community, both initiating… Read More »

Pirate Festival 2018

For anyone who may not have heard, the Brixham Pirate Festival Committee has now announced that they have been able to raise sufficient sponsorship for their festival to go ahead. This is good news and we wish them every success. However, from comments made to Brixham Chamber of Commerce executive members, I think a few… Read More »

Chairman’s End of Year Report, February 2018

Chairman’s Perspective Before I begin on our various initiatives, I would like to thank every member of the executive for their dedication and commitment to both the Chamber and the community of Brixham. Their contributions have been vital to the success of the Chamber this year and they have freely given of their time and… Read More »

Save the date – 8th March, Tourism Showcase/Exhibition

On Thursday 8th March 2018 the English Riviera BID Company will be staging the annual English Riviera Tourism Exhibition and new Group Holiday Showcase at the Riviera International Centre in Torquay. For the first time, and in addition to local accommodation, attraction and food and drink businesses attending this popular event, over 50 national Group… Read More »

2018 Events Boards

As per the last few years, Brixham Chamber of Commerce is proud to celebrate the diversity of events taking place within our rich and vibrant community by putting together and publishing event posters for display around the town. This year, however, we are also producing an A4 version of the poster that can be downloaded, printed and displayed… Read More »

Time and Tide Bell

Brixham has been selected as the site for a Time and Tide Bell, one of many located around the shores of the UK and this will be a great opportunity for our local community and tourists to explore our shores and for Brixham to be part of a nationwide network of Time and Tide Bells.… Read More »

Brixham Express received over £0.5m of subsidy payments

The total amount of public money that Brixham Express Ltd received to subsidise the now-defunct fast ferry service between Torquay and Brixham has been revealed. Following a Freedom of Information request by, Torbay Council has revealed that the figure was £506,255. The council also revealed that the last date on which a payment was… Read More »

Green light for 1st phase of Oxen Cove development

A £400,000 design project will be the first step towards a new future for Brixham’s Oxen Cove, councillors heard. The design for a new £3.4m shellfish processing unit will go ahead after being given near-unanimous approval by Torbay Council. Torbay Mayor Gordon Oliver urged councillors to back the idea of a new shellfish unit which… Read More »

Executive Elections 2018

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 27th February, Chamber members will be asked to vote on a new executive committee. While the existing committee has worked hard on your behalf, it is crucial that Brixham Chamber of Commerce is represented well throughout the coming twelve months, especially with the proposed changes to parking infrastructure… Read More »

Annual General General Meeting – Tues 27th Feb

The next meeting of the Chamber is the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 27th February at 7pm at the Berry Head Hotel. This meeting features the End of Year Report and Financial Statement for 2017 plus the election of new executive officers for 2018. This meeting is open to all and we very much look forward… Read More »