Chamber – Page 10

Creating a buzz for bee charity

Brixham marketing specialist Michelle Roberts is hoping to create a buzz for a British bee charity. Michelle, who recently launched her own business The Creative Marketer, has created designs for one of her newest clients, the British Beekeepers Association. She said: “They wanted to develop two different campaigns to help raise money to fund the… Read More »

From Qatar to the Quayside

Chamber members Bridget and Chris Bowring of the Quayside Hotel worked in Qatar, Brunei, Korea and London before discovering our quaint harbour town of Brixham 17 years ago. Anita Newcombe finds out more. I am meeting Bridget and Chris at the Quayside, the hotel they have owned and run in Brixham for 17 years. The… Read More »

Public Fish Market

One of the Chamber’s new projects for 2015 is the creation of a regular fish market open to the public to help increase footfall in Brixham. The 14th April is the tentative start date, which coincides with the opening date for the new Rockfish Restaurant. The market is planned to take place every Tuesday morning on the harbour… Read More »

Destination Rockfish!

Big plans for Brixham’s new Rockfish restaurant will see it become a tourist attraction showcasing the port’s fish and training chefs of the future. Chef Mitch Tonks has revealed more details for his newest venture which is set to open in the port on April 14. Mitch, who lives in the town, said: “We are… Read More »

Help shape our Chamber….

The Brixham Chamber AGM takes place on Tuesday 24 February at 7pm at the Berry Head Hotel, where the 2014 report and accounts will be reviewed together with key achievements for last year. This will be followed by the election of Executive members for 2015. Download an agenda here There are many challenges for the coming year… Read More »

Chamber Membership 2015

An open letter from Chamber Membership Secretary Jacqui Shaw of Coralline Health to Chamber members: Dear Member Thank you for your support of Brixham in 2014 and of the work Brixham Chamber performs to ensure that Brixham and our local businesses are more prosperous. For a full overview of chamber activity for 2014, please come along… Read More »

Meet the Bences

2015 is the 21st anniversary of Edward and Sarah Bence’s arrival as new owners of Brixham’s Berry Head Hotel. Since then, with their family, they have transformed it into a much-loved jewel at the heart of the community. Anita Newcombe finds out more. As a Brixham resident, I already love the Berry Head Hotel and… Read More »

Winners – Brixham Christmas Challenge

Many thanks to everyone who entered the inaugural Brixham Christmas Challenge. All completed entry forms were put into a clear jar from which the following winners were drawn in public view at the Old Market House on Saturday 3rd January: 1st Prize: (£250 Brixham Shopping Vouchers) Miss Sammy Fowler of Brixham 2nd Prize: (2 course… Read More »

‘Welcome to Brixham’ Banner

A large banner saying ‘Welcome to Brixham Harbour’ has been put up on the former Threshers site in the town. The banner, organised by Gordon Gout of Brixham Chamber of Commerce, has been sponsored by Brixham fishing bodies and trawler owners. Donations from the Mayor of Torbay and the harbour authority helped to pay for… Read More »

Brixham’s Christmas Extravaganza

Brixham town centre will come alive with music and entertainment on the evening of Thursday 4th of December when Brixham Chamber hosts its Christmas Late Night Shopping Extravaganza. There will be two performance areas, one at the harbourside and one on Fore Street, featuring local musicians Chris Thomas, Emily Howard and Colin Bache plus magic… Read More »