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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 »

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 »

Middle Street – bucking the trend

It’s the street that Brixham forgot – and now it’s bucking the high street shopping trend in some style. At a time when retail giants such as House of Fraser and Poundland are struggling, a row of independent shops run by dedicated specialists is doing very nicely thank you. Tourists and day-trippers love the shops… Read More »

Combating plastic pollution

The English Riviera is being urged to actively support the campaign to ban environmentally devastating single use plastics. Councillors want Torbay Council to sign up to the campaign being run by Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) and DevonLive/Herald Express so that the resort joins 125 other communities in Devon going plastic free. At a meeting of… Read More »

Middle Street’s chocolate heaven

During the summer of 2017, after a decade of pondering her dream, Tracy Clarke made it a reality by opening Chocella, a small but perfectly presented chocolate haven situated on Brixham’s Middle Street. Tracy put her heart and soul into Chocella, named after her mother Ella, who taught her to bake cakes at a very… Read More »

AGM and Executive Committee for 2018

With the snow continuing to fall outside and the wind rattling the windows, members who braved the elements to attend the AGM on the 27th February heard Chairman Martyn Green present his overview of 2017 and roundly thank the executive and membership for their input and support during the year. The full version of the… Read More »

Love Brixham at Tourism Exhibition 2018

For the second time, Brixham Chamber of Commerce took a stand at the Tourism Exhibition held at the Riviera centre in Torquay.  The main purpose of this was to promote Brixham as a tourist destination and to launch our Brixham Guide for 2018. The guide, which has been produced under the “Love Brixham” brand, was… Read More »

Chairman’s End of Year Report, February 2018

Download the full version of this report (pdf) Chairman’s Perspective Before I begin on our various initiatives, I would like to thank every member of the executive for their dedication and commitment to both the Chamber and the community of Brixham. Their contributions have been vital to the success of the Chamber this year and… Read More »

#Dynamic Devon

DYNAMIC DEVON! One Day Conference Thursday 22/03/2018 Delivered by Devon Chamber of Commerce Timings 09:00 – 16:00 Ticket Prices Devon Chamber Members £30 +VAT Non-Members £50 +VAT Here are some of the topics which will be covered: ·Where does The Great South West fit in? Heart of South West – LEP’s working together Why Chambers… Read More »

Pirate Festival 2018

For anyone who may not have heard, the Brixham Pirate Festival Committee has now announced that they have been able to raise sufficient sponsorship for their festival to go ahead. This is good news and we wish them every success. However, from comments made to Brixham Chamber of Commerce executive members, I think a few… Read More »