Chamber – Page 11

‘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 »

Membership Update

Membership of Brixham Chamber continues to increase month on month, reaching 116 businesses at the end of October 2014, more than three times higher than this time last year. As Membership Secretary Jacqui Shaw said; “Our membership continues to grow strongly from many different sectors of business in the town. I’d like to say thank you… Read More »

Love Brixham

The Retail and Town Centre team of Brixham Chamber has put together the first phase of an on going campaign with the goal of  increasing the number of Brixham residents who regularly visit, shop, eat and drink in the town. The campaign is branded as “love brixham” and Phase 1 includes: A half-page advert in the… Read More »

Great Interior Design Challenge – Brixham

Local artist and Chamber member Lynne Peets featured along with her sisters Janet and Elaine in a recent episode of The great Interior Design Challenge on BBC2. The programme travelled to Brixham, where the three amateur designers were given the task of transforming a bedroom each for the three sisters who live in a row… Read More »

Well deserved success for Pride in Brixham

A summer full of flowers in Torbay was celebrated at the 2014 Bay Blooms awards at the Riviera Conference Centre at the end of September. Pride in Brixham were once again singled out for the exceptional standard of their voluntary projects around the town and won: First in the Community Project category Best Overall award… Read More »

In The Guardhouse at Berry Head

Brixham Chamber have welcomed newcomers, Lucy and Alex Foley to the area. They had been looking for a business, where they could start a new life living and working together in a beautiful part of the country and recently bought the Guardhouse Café at Berry Head. Their backgrounds brought some useful skills to running a… Read More »

Farewell ‘Captain’ Brian

Brixham has lost the ‘captain’ of its Pirate Festival, Brian Pearce, who passed away on Tuesday 14th October following a short illness. Brian, who died peacefully at home, had been chairman of the Brixham Pirate Festival for the past two years and ran his own business, Smiles Fun Shop, in Fore Street. Brian and his team… Read More »

Community in combined effort

A recent collaboration between students, businesses and a local charity for the benefit of the hospital has once again shown that Brixham is working well together. The corner of Bolton Street, where the Threshers building has been demolished is an eye-sore as people arrive in Brixham, so one of the Brixham Chamber members, Mark Choppin… Read More »

Regeneration revitalized

A new regeneration group for Brixham has been announced. The newly formed Brixham Regeneration Group (BRG) will have a principle objective to investigate the financial viability of projects for ratification by Brixham Town Council (BTC) and partners and then deliver those projects for the benefit of the community and will be the new group and… Read More »