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Behind the scenes at Shoalstone Pool

Behind the scenes at Shoalstone Pool

Over the winter months much has been going on behind the scenes at Shoalstone pool including: The formation of a Charitable Incorporated Organisation and a transfer of undertakings from the existing Community Interest Company to accelerate fundraising efforts as they...

Brixham Time and Tide Bell

Brixham Time and Tide Bell

Despite numerous challenges caused by COVID 19 and associated problems, one of which has been to undertake a slight redesign of the Bell supporting structure, we are delighted that the Brixham Time and Tide Bell will soon be installed on Breakwater Beach. Local...

Brixham sculptor wins public vote

Brixham sculptor wins public vote

Elisabeth Hadley from Brixham won the public vote to make a permanent tribute in Torquay to "one of its most famous daughters, Dame Agatha Christie", Torbay council said. The bronze creation of the author sitting on a bench with her dog will stand in The Strand as...

Volunteers needed – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Volunteers needed – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Brixham Future have been working on the organization of a programme of free public events from 2nd-5th June 2022 to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. To deliver a safe, secure series of activities including the central parade they need several public minded...

Brixham to pioneer banking ‘hub’

Brixham to pioneer banking ‘hub’

Brixham has been chosen to pioneer a new banking system which helps small towns cope with the closure of their High Street bank branches. It will be one of just five towns in England and Scotland to take part in the project, with the announcement being hailed as a...

Brixham’s Santa Run

Brixham’s Santa Run

Brixham's Santa Run returns on Sunday 5th December 2021 starting 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 organisers presented a cheque to Brixham food bank for a...

Brixham in Bloom take Gold

Brixham in Bloom take Gold

In the Portman Cup, part of the RHS South West in Bloom Competition 2021, Brixham in Bloom faced strong competition from the likes of Keynsham, Wellington, Tiverton in Bloom, Penzance and Babbacombe Bay. At the awards ceremony in Weston-Super-Mare on October 7,...

Lanterns, lights…..2021

Lanterns, lights…..2021

Brixham Town Council and Diverse Events CIC are delighted to announce details for the forthcoming Lanterns, Lights & 'Luminations event on Saturday 27th November 2021 - see leaflet below..... They are always looking for volunteers to help with the event, if you...

Last bank closes on ‘sad day’ for the town

Last bank closes on ‘sad day’ for the town

Businesses in Brixham have been shocked and saddened by the closure today of the last bank in the busy fishing port. Lloyds Bank in the Fore Street shopping precinct has been the sole remaining bank since the closure of Santander. There are now two town centre ATM...

Simon grasps the nettle and expands his business

Simon grasps the nettle and expands his business

Brixham's Simon Akeroyd makes wine from foraged plants and markets them under the Yarde brand. Since being featured on Channel Four’s ‘Devon and Cornwall’ programme, sales of Yarde of Cockington’s Sparkling Nettle Wine have soared. Yarde have now completely sold out...

Thanks for local NHS staff

Thanks for local NHS staff

Local NHS staff have been treated to a cruise thanks to the people of Brixham. The lucky Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust staff - who were involved in the organisation’s Covid-19 response - were thanked for their efforts with a cruise around Torbay. The...

‘Our voice has to be heard’

‘Our voice has to be heard’

Celebrity chefs and other leading players in tourism and hospitality are calling for a bigger voice in Parliament for their battered industry.   A ‘Seat at the Table' campaign has been launched in a bid to see a Minister specifically...