Author Archive for Mike

Win a luxury cruise

Olivia Sibly from Ledbury, Hertfordshire recently took to the skies in a WW2 Spitfire as the winner of Brixham Future’s D-Day75 prize draw. She said “We had a fantastic day. No cloud and we looped the loop and did barrel rolls over the Needles. Thank you to Brixham Future and we wish you every success… Read More »

Trinity Sailing

Dear Friends and Associates of Trinity Sailing Foundation (TSF), I am writing to you today with the news that, after 20 years of a very successful venture providing invaluable and often life-changing experiences to thousands of disadvantaged young people and, at the same time, maintaining and operating some of the most important heritage sailing vessels… Read More »

Lanterns Lights and ‘Luminations 2019

Brixham is gearing up for this year’s Lanterns, Lights and ‘Luminations festive celebrations. On Saturday (November 23) residents are invited to join in events running through the day and culminating in the Christmas lights switch on and grand firework display. More than £10,000 has been raised to buy new seasonal lighting for the town  by… Read More »

Driving safer for longer workshops

These FREE Driving Safer for Longer workshops are provided by Red One in conjunction with Devon County Council. The workshops are offered to various community groups throughout Devon and are aimed at keeping older drivers on the road safely for as long as possible. Driving is one of the most risky activities we are likely… Read More »

BCC Winter Social Evening – 11th Dec

December 11th is the date of our winter social evening for chamber members. Many thanks to Bay’s Brewery (one of our member businesses) who are hosting the first part of the evening from 5:30 to 7-7:30pm which includes a free tour of the brewery plus beer tastings! Places are limited to 30 so booking is… Read More »

English Riviera Tourism Awards 2019

Brixham businesses featured strongly once again at the English Riviera Tourism Awards. Many congratulations to those who sco0ped up very-well deserved prizes this year: Ella’s Chocolate Emporium & Tea Rooms: GOLD – Café Tearoom of the Year Salty Sparrow: GOLD – Restaurant/Bistro of the Year BrixFest: SILVER – Tourism Event & Festival of the Year… Read More »

Boost for the fishing industry

The new Oxen Cove jetty has been officially opened. The ceremony celebrated completion of the £2.25m project funded by Torbay Council and the European Maritime Fisheries Fund. Torbay Development Agency’s engineering team supervised and project managed the works, working with the principle contractor Teignmouth Marine Services. Cabinet member for infrastructure, environment and culture and Brixham… Read More »

New £420,000 high-tech CCTV centre

Police have launched a new £420,000 high-tech CCTV centre covering Torbay. The Torbay system is the first of its kind in Devon and replaces ageing analogue cameras and wiring with state-of- the-art, high-resolution digital cameras. The mostly wireless network now consists of more than 300 cameras and includes cover in areas where previously there was… Read More »

Brixham’s Santa Run

A new event for the Brixham Christmas calendar – the first ever Brixham Seaside Santa Run: Sunday 8th December 2019 at 11am. This is an off road 3k fun run for charity, hosted by Brixham Harriers in conjunction with Brixham Soroptomists on flat level paths. The event will start and finish under the historical Old… Read More »

General Meeting – Tues 26th November

Our next General Meeting is on Tuesday 26 November at 7pm at the Berry Head Hotel. Our speakers this month are: Ash Hamilton, of The Curious Kitchen, speaking about his philosophy towards running a thriving restaurant and what inspires him. Susan Laurie, with news of the first annual Brixham Santa Run Helen Hart of the… Read More »