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Brixham Food Bank

Brixham Food Bank

Brixham Food Bank Reverend Elisabeth Lakey representing Brixham Food Bank was one of the guest speakers at Brixham Chamber’s meeting on 19th July. Elisabeth explained that Brixham’s Food Bank is a charitable organisation run entirely by volunteers which provides food...

Well-deserved recognition for Hannah

Well-deserved recognition for Hannah

Brixham’s Hannah Beaumont is line for a top award – for litter-picking. Hannah, 25, who spends up to eight hours every week litter picking on Brixham’s beaches, has made it through to the semi-finals of Eventbrite’s Hobby Hero competition, which saw hundreds of...

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Brixham will be going back to the Fifties in style to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June. Organisers working with Brixham Future have revealed their programme for more than 40 free events in the port to celebrate 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II’s reign...

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...

Naturally Inspiring Business Awards

Naturally Inspiring Business Awards

It's full steam ahead for Torbay's first Naturally Inspiring Business Awards. The Bay's business fraternity has been forced to live in the shadow of the pandemic for more than two years. But the businesses and those people who have run them have  battled through...

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...