Community – Page 4

A future Olympic champion?

Connor Myers is 14 years old and has been a member of Brixham Junior sailing club for 4 years. Having won sailor of the year 2014 and 2016, he recently went on to win the Peter Sailing Regatta . He has also won best cadet at the yacht club in the Brixham Regatta and came… Read More »

Riviera Singers concert with the Mendip Male Voice Choir

The concert takes place at the Methodist Church Brixham on Friday 7th October at 7:30 pm and it is in aid of Brixham Methodist Church. Tickets £8 at the door or £5 before the concert from Brenda Turvey 01803 846231 or from Choir Members Download poster/flyer

A Couple of FISHy Events

FISH have been hard at work since 2007 raising funds to provide a permanent statue – Man & Boy – to commemorate the lives of fishermen and seafarers lost at sea, and celebrate the wonderful fishing heritage of Brixham. For their final push, FISH will host two glittering fundraising events this autumn. Firstly, the Grand… Read More »

#TorbayHour Awards

The annual #TorbayHour Social Media Awards returns on Friday 2nd September and Brixham Chamber is proud to sponsor the Best New Business Account Category. TorbayHour was set up by James Twigger in February 2014 when The Southwest was reeling from the devastating storms which cut off so many vital transport links. A massive online campaign… Read More »

Brixfest 2016

Dragon boat racing will feature for the first time at this year’s Brixfest. The free, family-friendly festival is being held in Brixham over the bank holiday weekend from May 28 to June 1, and will also have live music, fireworks, children’s activities and cooking demonstrations. Sophie Bower, chairman of this year’s festival, said: “We are thrilled… Read More »

School governors wanted

Churston Grammar are currently seeking applications for new governors to join the governing body. In particular they are looking for applicants with experience in one of the following areas: Legal Building and site management Large-scale fundraising/sponsorship They would like to emphasise that it’s not a governor’s role to do the work, but simply to advise on it.… Read More »

Looking to recruit locally?

Jobcentre Plus are looking for employers who would be willing to attend the Rebuild South West Passing Out Parade at The YES Centre Brixham, on Friday 18th March at 11:45am. The idea of the course is to help increase motivation and confidence to help claimants move forward in their journey back to work. Recruiting people… Read More »

Spring Clean for the Queen Day

Brixham Future, Brixham Town Council, Pride in Brixham, Brixham Community Partnership, Brixham Chamber of Commerce with help from the Brixham Public are organising a Spring Clean for the Queen day on Saturday 19th March from 10 to 4pm. The Aim: to combine an Easter clean-up before the holiday starts with a clean-up of Brixham to celebrate… Read More »

BCC Parking/Signage Initiative

Brixham Chamber Executive are exploring a number of solutions for improving the visitors experience of Brixham and to ensure the rising number of visitors are encouraged to explore all the attractions and heritage sites that make Brixham unique. It is intended that visitors will be available to navigate around our town easily whether by foot… Read More »

Brixham losing business through traffic chaos

Brixham businesses are losing significant amounts of money due to ‘unacceptable delays’ caused by roadworks and traffic lights, according to Brixham Chamber of Commerce. The organisation has spoken in support of local councillor Jackie Stockman’s recent comments about Brixham traffic issues in the Herald Express. The Chamber Executive claims that the delays caused by the… Read More »