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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 »

Buy local and support Brixham businesses

Brixham Chamber of Commerce has been reaching out to support traders in the town. So far, chamber vice chairman Alex Foley and his team have spoken to around 125 chamber members and non-members. Alex said: “The main reason is just for keeping in touch and giving some encouragement and support – we’ve had very positive… Read More »

Brixham mum’s plea ‘Don’t let this happen to you’

Mum Karen Wilson has launched a fund-raising campaign for NHS charities as a thank you to frontline staff for the ‘fantastic’ way they looked after her husband before his tragic death from Coronavirus. She has also decided to tell her story to warn others that the virus is still a deadly threat, pleading with them:… 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 »