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Make it your Business – 11th April

You  may  be  a  young  professional,  mum,  or  returner.  You  may  be  a  student recently graduated or approaching the end of your studies. Perhaps you have started to think about the option of self-­‐employment.  Maybe you have always held a dream to follow a particular passion. Most likely, you are also attracted  to the idea… Read More »

Shoalstone Pool recovering from storm damage

Storm-battered Brixham aims to bounce back after a weekend which saw huge waves pounding the port’s vulnerable waterfront. A crowdfunding web page has raised £5,000 in a single day towards repairs to the community-owned Shoalstone Pool. As the combination of high winds, low pressure and spring tides brought havoc to Brixham, the Water’s Edge kiosk… Read More »

Pirate Festival 2018

For anyone who may not have heard, the Brixham Pirate Festival Committee has now announced that they have been able to raise sufficient sponsorship for their festival to go ahead. This is good news and we wish them every success. However, from comments made to Brixham Chamber of Commerce executive members, I think a few… Read More »

Time and Tide Bell

Brixham has been selected as the site for a Time and Tide Bell, one of many located around the shores of the UK and this will be a great opportunity for our local community and tourists to explore our shores and for Brixham to be part of a nationwide network of Time and Tide Bells.… Read More »

Brixham Express received over £0.5m of subsidy payments

The total amount of public money that Brixham Express Ltd received to subsidise the now-defunct fast ferry service between Torquay and Brixham has been revealed. Following a Freedom of Information request by DevonLive.com, Torbay Council has revealed that the figure was £506,255. The council also revealed that the last date on which a payment was… Read More »

New Seafood Coast Food Festival planned for 2018

As a result of the continuation funding secured from the Discover England Fund, managed by VisitEngland work is now underway to stage the English Riviera’s first major Seafood FEAST (Festival) in Autumn 2018. Anna Trant has been appointed as Festival Coordinator and is currently meeting with local Food and Drink Businesses to discuss the many exciting opportunities… Read More »

Lanterns, Lights and ‘Luminations 2017

The countdown to Christmas in Brixham starts on 25th November with the ever popular Lanterns, Lights and ‘Luminations festivities. There will be lots on offer to entertain the whole family. Watch the lantern parade, sample the hot food on offer, pick up a few Christmas presents in the local shops and street market and see… Read More »

Is it curtains for Brixham Theatre?

The future of Brixham Theatre is hanging in the balance after the society that runs the much-loved venue decided to bring the curtain down on its work there. Brixham Arts and Theatre Society (BATS) has given notice to Brixham Town Council that it is handing back the lease on the theatre with effect from April… Read More »

Brixham restaurant raises £3,500 for BrixFest

Rockfish has donated £3,500 of the sum it raised this year for local charities to BrixFest, the annual Brixham festival. The Brixham restaurant, part of the Rockfish group which won the 2017 National Seafish Fish and Chip Awards for Best Multiple Operator & the Good Catch Sustainability, suggests diners donate £1 to local charities when… Read More »

Public Consultation: Brixham Community Wellbeing Centre

Brixham Does Care and Brixham Hospital League of Friends have been working with the Trust, on a very exciting new project. On Thursday 10th August they will be holding a public consultation at the Scala Hall in Brixham. All welcome. Plans for new Day Care and Community Centre on the Brixham Hospital site Brixham Hospital… Read More »