Community

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 »

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 »

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 »

Brixham Open Art Competition

Subject: ‘Maritime Brixham’ Date: Saturday 7th September 2019 On Saturday 7th September, to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Brixham Art Society and the 30th Anniversary of M.D.L. Brixham Marina, there will be an open, free to enter, ‘One Day Art Competition’ . The subject will be Maritime Brixham and the town itself. Any medium (except… Read More »

Prince William under new ownership

The Prince William bar and restaurant by the marina was snapped up by the Greenway Group when it came up for sale recently. The Greenway Group own a number of other successful and popular Brixham businesses including Liberty, Inspirations, Chapter One and Greenway Ferry. Commenting on Facebook, a spokesperson said: “We’re super excited to announce… Read More »

Christmas Lighting Competition

Youngsters in Brixham are being invited to design a new Christmas light for the town, with a deadline for submissions on July 15. In addition to making and displaying the new sign, the winning school will be given a cash prize of £100 by Lighting Up Brixham. The group Lighting Up Brixham, led by Vix… Read More »

‘Bags of help’ fund

Tesco is marking the great British summertime by offering coastal community projects in Brixham the chance to bag their share of a huge funding pot of almost £300,000. Community organisations and charities working to improve Britain’s coastline are being invited to share in the fund during a special round of Bags of Help voting. Bags… Read More »

Keep Brixham Beautiful

Brixham Town Council recently launched a new Keep Brixham Beautiful campaign. To coincide with national Keep Britain Tidy’s The Big Spring Clean, residents and visitors joined town councillors for the inaugural event, held in the Furzeham with Summercombe Ward. The project will see several community led litter collecting events organised by the town council throughout… Read More »