Chamber – Page 8

Rail study investment

Devon Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the news that Ministers have confirmed funding for the two rail studies needed to complete the Westcountry’s bid for further investment. The announcement comes after Devon Chamber of Commerce joined the lobbying call of Peninsula Rail Task Force, writing to the Secretary of State for Transport to support funding… Read More »

Member subscriptions 2016

Thank you for your support over the last year. It is now time to renew your membership for 2016. The price for membership in 2016 has been held at £35, that’s less than 10p per day and your membership fee helps us to support Brixham businesses, the town and community. Please visit www.brixhamchamber.co.uk/join to renew your… Read More »

Devon Chamber – improved connectivity for business

Devon Chamber of Commerce has added its support to a letter published by British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), signed by all 52 accredited UK Chambers of Commerce, demanding improved digital and mobile connectivity for UK business. On the closing day of the government’s consultation on the UK’s future digital strategy (today, Tuesday 19th January), Devon… Read More »

Your chamber needs you!

It is coming up to that time of year when the Chamber Executive Team seeks new blood to invigorate and help lead Brixham Chamber in 2016. This is vital to the ongoing success of Brixham Chamber of Commerce. Do you care about local business and Brixham ? Do you have a couple of hours a… Read More »

Big Belly Bins

The need to upgrade the public bins in the town is an issue that the Chamber has been advocating for some time. There is an ongoing problem of litter around the town and in the harbour area in particular at busy times of year. Our current bins cannot cope but there is a solution which has been… Read More »

Brixham traffic survey

Roundabouts and synchronised traffic lights were just two suggestions made by traders in response to cries for improvements to traffic chaos into and out of Brixham. Brixham Chamber of Commerce carried out a survey of its members on the back of complaints about hold-ups and congestion for motorists. The new housing at White Rock on the outskirts of Paignton is being partly blamed for the logjams. Seventy per cent of those who responded to the… Read More »

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year!

2015 was a busy year for the Chamber and there are more challenges ahead in 2016. Brixham Chamber of Commerce has continued to expand its activity this year. By that I do not mean merely in membership terms, but in many other areas. We have a terrific team of dedicated business members that form our… Read More »

Sign initiative moves forward

Improved signage around Brixham has won the backing of town councillors. They have agreed to support the initiative which was originally looked into by members of Brixham Chamber of Commerce. It is generally accepted that many of Brixham’s signs could be much clearer. Cllr Steve Clutterbuck said: ‘It needs to be kept plain and simple and to the point. Areas have been identified where the signs could be much… Read More »

A resounding success

The first Brixham Business Show, organised by Pauline Neal on behalf of Brixham Chamber and Brixham Means Business and was held at the Berry Head hotel on 22nd September and was a resounding success, with over 60 delegates chatting about business with the 32 exhibitors whose businesses were in Brixham and Torbay. The wide range… Read More »

Bertie and Crew

On paper, Bertie and Crew the newest shop on the marina in Brixham shouldn’t really work, selling as it does an off the wall mix of products for man’s best friend, clothes for their owners and coastal themed gifts. But in practice, half way through their first year the business is proving to be a… Read More »