Author Archive for Mike

Torbay Apprenticeship Fair

The first Torbay Apprenticeships Fair on Wednesday 10th July, 2pm-7pm at the Riviera International Conference Centre. Following the successful National Apprenticeship Week campaign in March, this free event gives employers the opportunity to showcase Apprenticeship vacancies at all levels. Why Attend? Fill your Apprenticeship vacancies, for people aged 16+ Free stands to businesses/ training providers… Read More »

Prince William under new ownership

The Prince William bar and restaurant by the marina was snapped up by the Greenway Group when it came up for sale recently. The Greenway Group own a number of other successful and popular Brixham businesses including Liberty, Inspirations, Chapter One and Greenway Ferry. Commenting on Facebook, a spokesperson said: “We’re super excited to announce… Read More »

Christmas Lighting Competition

Youngsters in Brixham are being invited to design a new Christmas light for the town, with a deadline for submissions on July 15. In addition to making and displaying the new sign, the winning school will be given a cash prize of £100 by Lighting Up Brixham. The group Lighting Up Brixham, led by Vix… Read More »

Ella’s comes to the Fore

The former Fore Seasons cafe on Fore Street has been transformed into a taste bud-tantalising chocolate emporium and tea rooms. Iain and Tracy Clarke have taken over the premises, reinventing the business as Ella’s Chocolate Emporium & Tea Rooms. Iain and Tracy have carried out a complete refurbishment programme and now offer a bright and… Read More »

South Devon Players win prestigious US theatre award

Brixham-based South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company were thrilled to find out, in the early hours of June 11th 2019, (late evening June 10th New York time) that they had won a theatre award in the Long Island Theatre Awards ceremony for their production of Shakespeare’s classic drama of ambition, power and fate; Macbeth.… Read More »

Grow Media at Cockington Court – 13 June

TDA invites you to meet Grow Media at The  Seven Dials café at Cockington Court Thurs 13th June, 5-7pm Grow Media is a successful media partner responsible for Grow Exeter and for a brand new South Devon edition, launched in May covering a range of business and community led projects. The Grow Media team are keen… Read More »

Networking Evening – 1st July

BCC Summer Networking Evening on the Golden Hind Monday 1st July 19:00-21:00 We would be delighted if you could join us for drinks and a tour of the Golden Hind on Monday 1st July from 7-9pm. Tickets cost £10 and include entrance and tour of the Golden Hind plus a selection of drinks (no food… Read More »

Why the Brixham Chamber Exec will be supporting the Brixham Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan

There is a vote taking place on the neighbourhood plan at the same time as the local elections. The neighbourhood plan has nothing to do with Torbay Council or politics. Rather, it has been written by our local community for our local community. The neighbourhood plan is important because it will determine what development does… Read More »

Your views sought for Torbay Business Survey

Torbay businesses we want to hear your views and feedback. TDA has partnered with Torbay Business Forum to launch the Torbay Business Survey. In a refreshed and new format this quarterly review will strengthen the Torbay business community voice, and will take only a few minutes of your time. It will ensure that we are truly… Read More »

General Meeting – Tues 23rd July

Our next General Meeting is on Tuesday 23 July at 7pm at the Berry Head Hotel (not 3o July as previously announced!). Our guest speakers are: Adam Parnell, Torbay Harbour Master  will be talking to us about the varied roles of the harbour authority, how they impact on our town (including fishing, tourism and leisure… Read More »