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New parking charges from November 1

Torbay Council has approved a new set of parking tariffs to be introduced from November 1 2018. Commenting on the changes, Nigel Makin who has led the Chamber’s parking lobby for the last three years, said: “There are positives and negatives to the new tariffs structure. The big negative is that we didn’t manage to… Read More »

Torbay Bookkeeping Practice

By Naomi Griffiths of the Torbay Bookkeeping Practice. Torbay Bookkeeping Practice offers General Bookkeeping Services, Year-End Accounts, Self-Assessment and Digital Accounting Software Consultancy. I’m an Associate Member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, so you can rest assured that I’m insured, competent and regulated by a Professional Code. My mission is to spread the word… Read More »

TV news anchors drop in to Brixham

TV celebrities Michael Burke and John Sergeant stopped off in Brixham as part of a sailing trip around the coast of the UK. The pair were filming for a new series about sailing around the UK and had set off from Lowestoft. After four weeks at sea, they were greeted on their arrival in Brixham… Read More »

New jetty approved for Oxen Cove

A new 60 metre long jetty in Brixham that will allow the fishing port to expand to keep up with demand has been unanimously backed by planners. The £1m, 8m wide, 60m long jetty from Oxen Cove Car Park, would be used by several businesses, but in particular by Offshore Shellfish Ltd, the company behind… Read More »

Golden future for harbour attraction

New events will be taking place on the Golden Hind this summer. The exciting, pirate-themed events will see murder mysteries take place on board every Friday night in July and August. The news comes just a few weeks after the famous boat was bought by Irish couple Sean and Mary Twomey, who have now collaborated… Read More »

Julia Finzel – Artist and Photographer

Julia Finzel is an established Artist and Photographer who has been living in Brixham since 1993. Julia recently joined Brixham Chamber and is also a member of The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Dartington Printmakers and The Double Elephant print workshop in Exeter. She undertakes photographic and painting commissions, including promotional portraiture of people in their… Read More »

Torbay Business Festival

Award winning Brixham based business, Flossy & Jim, will be one of the guest speakers at the Torbay Business Festival next month.  The creators of the Flossy & Jim brand, illustrators Lynette and James Dare will be talking about their journey ‘From Bankruptcy to Hollywood’. Over 500 people are expected at the business event on… Read More »

Develop your digital skills

This free information session, delivered in partnership with TDA and the English Riviera BID Company, takes place at the Riviera Centre, Torquay on 26th September. It explains how you can access 12 hours of fully subsidised support to develop your digital skills and help grow your business. Hear from tourism businesses who have accessed the… Read More »

Jobs Fair returns to Torquay

Following the success of the Jobs Fair in March, where 55 businesses took space and over 700 job seekers attended, this free event returns to the Town Hall in Torquay on Friday 5th October. The Jobs Fair gives you the face to face opportunity to recruit both permanent and temporary staff, across all jobs and sectors.… Read More »

High Street Heroes

As part of the Love Your High Street Week, the winners from Brixham, Paignton and Torquay recently received their Torbay Love Your High Street Hero Award. The three businesses receiving their trophy, made by local business Studio 56, are Maison et Vie, Peaky Blinders Bar & Grill and The Kind Grind. Love your High Street week… Read More »