Author Archive for Mike

TCBN Zoom – 15th Dec

The next open meeting of the TCBN will take place on Tuesday 15th December from 4pm. This is a live panel event with representatives from the three Torbay Chambers and the Torbay Business Forum. This meeting is open to all. It features discussion of local business topics, plus breakout rooms so you can contribute and… Read More »

Parking tariffs – Dec 20

From 3 December to 24 December the following tariffs will apply for parking in council owned car parks in Brixham: Central car park: The £1.40 fee will allow up to the maximum stay of 3 hours: this would normally cost up to £3.50. Freshwater and Oxen Cove Car Parks: The fee of £1.40 will cover… Read More »

TBCN – Zoom Meeting

17th November 4-5pm: The third open meeting of the TCBN will take place on Tuesday 17th November from 4pm. This is a live panel event with representatives from the three Torbay Chambers and the Torbay Business Forum. This meeting is open to all. It features discussion of local business topics, plus breakout rooms so you… Read More »

The show goes on…

Theatres and the performing arts are, like many industry sectors, experiencing extreme hardship as a result of Covid-19. With Theatres closed, The South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, from Brixham have put together a programme of streamed productions which for the cost of a theatre ticket, people can view on their TV, computer or… Read More »

A new way to mark Remembrance Sunday

Brixham town council is preparing for a new way to mark Remembrance Day. Instead of the traditional service and parade, the council has had to rethink how to remember the fallen in both world wars and other conflicts. With the ongoing pandemic, it is unlikely that by November restrictions will be relaxed sufficiently to allow… Read More »

TBCN Zoom Networking Event – 20 Oct, 9am

The second open meeting of the TCBN will take place on Tuesday 20th October from 9am. This is a live panel event with representatives from the three Torbay Chambers and the Torbay Business Forum. This meeting is open to all. It features discussion of local business topics, plus breakout rooms so you can contribute and… Read More »

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 »