Chamber – Page 7

Helping Furzeham to flourish

Brixham Chamber of Commerce Chair, Jacqui Shaw, recently presented a cheque for £200 to the Friends of Furzeham Green to help buy additional gardening tools for the group to use on the upkeep of the flower beds and gardens at Furzeham Green, Brixham. Last year the Friends of Furzeham Green group approached the Chamber for… Read More »

Big Bellys reduce mess, deter pests and cut costs

Brixham is to start an extended trial of ‘Big Belly’ bins to reduce litter around the harbour and cut costs. The solar-powered bins compact waste, giving them at least five times the capacity of the current bins. They also sense when they are almost full and send a signal to a control station to request… Read More »

Bringing the colour back to Middle Street

It was with great pleasure that the Brixham Chamber Of Commerce presented Mary Thompson, founder of ‘The Pride In Brixham’ Volunteers group, with a cheque for £1250 towards the costs to reinstate the hanging baskets on the Middle Street, Central Car park wall. This help has been enormously appreciated. The baskets have been a breath… Read More »

Quarterly Economic Survey – Q2 2016

The Devon Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey, which forms part of the British Chambers of Commerce national Quarterly Economic Survey, is now open for responses for Quarter 2 2016. The Quarterly Economic Survey is hugely important in giving us an understanding of the challenges that businesses in the county, and across the UK are… Read More »

Change of philosophy needed for parking strategy

Councils all over the country over complicate parking tariffs and car parking strategy. Our own Torbay Council is no exception, with tariffs being constantly reviewed, strategy being amended, battered and sticker infested confusing signage, all leading to bemused visitors, unhappy residents, despondent traders and ever reducing footfall on our high streets. Unfortunately, there seems to… Read More »

Chamber continues to support the Pirate Festival

Chris Slack, who manages the Arts and Craft Market for the Chamber, recently presented a cheque for £1000 on behalf of Brixham Chamber to Pete Beresford, Chairman of the Brixham Pirate Festival 2016. Chris said “The Pirate Festival is hugely important to the town. As the first major festival of the year in early May,… Read More »

Exporting is GREAT Week

To mark Exporting is GREAT Week (18-22 April), Devon Chamber of Commerce is inviting businesses to attend a free international trade event on Wednesday 20th April at Santander PLC offices, Exeter, marking a new joint venture to promote International Trade. Devon Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with Devon International Trade Forum to provide a… Read More »

Chamber AGM 2016

Brixham Chamber of Commerce is going from strength to strength and has ambitious plans for the com­ing year. The third largest in the county after Exeter and Plymouth, mem­bership of the chamber is thriving and deter­mined to continue to support and promote businesses in the port. The chamber’s annu­al general meeting heard that much had been achieved… Read More »

Devon Chamber Annual Business Dinner

Successful Dragon’s Den investor and UK entrepreneur, Deborah Meaden, has been announced as the key note speaker at Devon Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Dinner 2016. Taking place on Thursday 19th May at Sandy Park, Exeter, Devon Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Dinner will bring together business leaders from across the county for an evening… Read More »

New business helpline

Devon Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with an established law firm and a health and safety adviser to launch a free business helpline to support its county-wide member base. Modern law firm, GA Solicitors, and health and safety advisers, ManSys Solutions Ltd, have come together to provide a comprehensive service which offers guidance on… Read More »