Author Archive for Mike

How storms affect businesses in Devon

I am in my third-year of my Geography degree at the University of Reading. I am starting my dissertation research using questionnaires (through Microsoft Forms) to understand how intensifying storms are affecting businesses in coastal communities in Devon. My objectives include:  How climate change has influenced the storms over the last decade    How coastal communities specifically… Read More »

Second round of the Kickstart Grant Scheme

The Growth Support Kickstart Team is delighted to announce that businesses operating in the tourism sector are invited to apply for the second round of the Kickstart Grant Scheme when the application window reopens at midday on Monday (21 September). After the initial allocation of funding, the Kickstart Team has £197,000 remaining for eligible tourism… Read More »

TBCN Virtual Networking Event – Tomorrow, 15th September, 9am

A collaboration of the Chambers of Commerce for Brixham, Paignton and Torquay and the Torbay Business Forum. Providing networking events, information and support for businesses across Torbay. In order to strengthen the business support offer in Torbay, the three Chambers of Commerce and the Torbay Business Forum have agreed to collaborate under the TBCN brand.… Read More »

Torbay Business and Chambers Network Survey

The Torbay Business and Chambers Network is a new collaboration between Torbay Business Forum (TBF) and the Chambers of Commerce in Brixham, Paignton and Torquay. The four parties aim to work together more effectively to identify issues, projects and needs of mutual business interest for the benefit of Torbay as a whole. In the process… Read More »

Brixham Stronger Together

Brixham Stronger Together has been working with the Brixham Chamber of Commerce to look at ways we can support our local businesses to prosper. We have a lot of small businesses in Brixham who are not likely to have the luxury of an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), these are benefit programs that assists employees with… Read More »

Virtual Open Meeting, Tuesday 28th July, 7-8.30pm

Meet your MP: Q&A with Anthony Mangnall Brixham Chamber of Commerce Virtual Open Meeting (via Zoom) Tuesday July 28th, 7-8:30pm   We are delighted to welcome guest speaker Anthony Mangnall MP to our virtual open meeting on July 28th. Anthony will be eager to hear how local businesses are getting on and will update us… Read More »

Virtual Open Meeting, Tuesday 14th July, 7-9pm

Join us on zoom for our first ever virtual open meeting and the first time we will all have been together since the AGM in February. Tuesday 14th July, 7-9pm We’ll use the first part of the meeting to catch up with each other, including a short update from every participant, and to review the… Read More »

Regenerate Devon Summit, this week, 7-9th July

We’ve been asked to pass on an open invitation to the Regenerate Devon online Summit next week, July 7-9th. Experts and leaders from organisations across the county will be discussing the future of the economy. Over the course of the three days, the event will cover what our economy could look like, and examples of… Read More »

Tourism businesses can re-open from 4th July

On the 4th July we hope that many of our local Tourism and Hospitality businesses will re-open having been shut since March 23rd. This moment has been patiently waited for with Tourism and Hospitality Businesses the first to be closed by Government and the last to be re-opened, pending a final decision by the Government. … Read More »

Christmas 2020 – brighter than ever

Because of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Brixham Town Council has been forced to cancel Christmas lights switch on event ‘Lanterns, Lights & ‘Luminations’ which was scheduled for Saturday 28th November. But Brixham’s Christmas lights will not be dimmed – they will be brighter than ever. The Town Council has added to and updated… Read More »