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Christmas 2020 – brighter than ever

Because of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Brixham Town Council has been forced to cancel Christmas lights switch on event ‘Lanterns, Lights & ‘Luminations’ which was scheduled for Saturday 28th November. But Brixham’s Christmas lights will not be dimmed – they will be brighter than ever. The Town Council has added to and updated… Read More »

Win a luxury cruise

Olivia Sibly from Ledbury, Hertfordshire recently took to the skies in a WW2 Spitfire as the winner of Brixham Future’s D-Day75 prize draw. She said “We had a fantastic day. No cloud and we looped the loop and did barrel rolls over the Needles. Thank you to Brixham Future and we wish you every success… Read More »

Fit for a king!

One of Brixham’s landmark waterfront eateries is being transformed with a complete £250,000 ‘bigger and better’ makeover. The Prince William – on the harbourside off Berry Head Road – is currently being transformed by a team of local craftsmen and women and is due to reopen next month.  Regulars are being updated on the progress… Read More »

New Brixham Seafood Festival

Some of the biggest names in cooking and seafood will be in Brixham in May 2020 for the port’s first Seafood Festival. Street stalls, live music and a lavish seafood feast raising money for local charities will be part of the new event, which will be run alongside the existing BrixFest celebrations in the town.… Read More »

Lanterns Lights and ‘Luminations 2019

Brixham is gearing up for this year’s Lanterns, Lights and ‘Luminations festive celebrations. On Saturday (November 23) residents are invited to join in events running through the day and culminating in the Christmas lights switch on and grand firework display. More than £10,000 has been raised to buy new seasonal lighting for the town  by… Read More »

Driving safer for longer workshops

These FREE Driving Safer for Longer workshops are provided by Red One in conjunction with Devon County Council. The workshops are offered to various community groups throughout Devon and are aimed at keeping older drivers on the road safely for as long as possible. Driving is one of the most risky activities we are likely… Read More »

Brixham’s Santa Run

A new event for the Brixham Christmas calendar – the first ever Brixham Seaside Santa Run: Sunday 8th December 2019 at 11am. This is an off road 3k fun run for charity, hosted by Brixham Harriers in conjunction with Brixham Soroptomists on flat level paths. The event will start and finish under the historical Old… Read More »

Lighting Up Brixham Competition Winner

Gwen Pritchard-Thomas (aged 7) was delighted to win the competition to design a Christmas light for Lighting Up Brixham. Gwen has won a cash prize of £20 plus £80 for the Spark Creative Studio Brixham. Gwen’s winning design, Decapod Seaweed ‘Monster’, fish and ‘Merry Brixmas’ will be made into one of this year’s Christmas feature… Read More »

Boris Johnson’s surprise Brixham visit

The Prime Minister bought himself a portion of fish and chips during a visit to Brixham Harbour on 23 August. Boris Johnson paid £7.75 in cash for the hake and chips from the Rockfish takeaway. He posed for selfies with queuing customers in the shop before putting on a pair of Rockfish sunglasses. Mr Johnson… Read More »

Time and Tide Bell Plans

Plans have been submitted to Torbay Council for the installation of a Time and Tide Bell on Breakwater Beach. If approved, and if £20,000 is raised, the Time and Tide Bell will be one of 16 at locations around the country. Rung by the high tide, Time and Tide Bells are positioned around the coast… Read More »