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RHS Britain in Bloom SW New Town Centre Category 2017

The RHS are proposing to trial a new category for their Britain in Bloom competition, where a defined area can be separated out from a whole Town or City and submitted for assessment. The thinking behind this is due to a number of concerns being raised regarding the current condition of Town Centres and High… Read More »

Neighbourhood Plan out for consultation

The Brixham Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan will be out for consultation over 6 weeks from 28th January to 11th March. The Neighbourhood Plan team would very much like to know: whether you can support the plan; or if not what they can do to improve it so you can. You can download both a short summary… Read More »

Man and Boy unveiled

A bronze statue to commemorate lives lost at sea and celebrate Brixham’s fishing heritage was  unveiled in the port at the end of November. As a contributor to the funding for the statue, members of Brixham Chamber were delighted to be invited to the ceremony. The life-size Man and Boy stands on King’s Quay, nine… Read More »

Would your business survive a fire?

Would you have the enthusiasm to restart your business? Following a recent major fire in Exeter, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service are hosting an event looking at supporting compliance and business continuity after a fire. This is targeted for small to medium businesses. The event will be held at The Redcliffe Hotel, Paignton,… Read More »

Brixham Future CIC re-launch invitation

The Brixham Town Council Meeting on the 17th November 2016 established the Brixham Future working group as an independent Community Interest Company (CIC) to maximise potential gains. Brixham Future is holding an official re-launch of it’s new structure at Brixham Yacht Club, on Friday 3rd February 2017, 14:30-16:00. RSVP to john@caracommunity.co.uk Brixham Future was previously… Read More »

Brixham’s Lanterns Lights and ‘Luminations

Magical events, shopping and Christmas Festive Fun Friday 25th November – Sunday 27th November We would be really grateful if you could display the poster and help spread the word.   Brixham Town Council are compiling a list of volunteers to help on Saturday 26th November for the Christmas Switch On event “Lanterns, Lights and… Read More »

Brixham Market – the plaice to be!

Barry Young is managing director at Brixham Trawler Agents which operates one of the largest fish markets in the UK. Here he talks to the Herald Express about his background and the fishing industry in general. What is your background? I left school at 16 and went to sea. I was a decky learner with… Read More »

Small Biz Saturday 2016

Small Business Saturday is a grass-roots, non-political, non-commercial campaign that encourages people to support small businesses in their communities, both on the Saturday (this year December 3rd) itself and beyond. The campaign also aims to support, inspire and promote small business all year round. The initiative started in 2010 in the US, and has generated… Read More »

‘Data Science’ Marketing knowledge worker / researcher

On a call-off basis paid by the hour, Datawise Intelligence need someone (local toDartmouth/Torbay area) who has a keen mind for market research and the curation of information. For any Industry sector, to think outside the box and If we work for Food and Drink producers for example, dig into Devon Associations and find out… Read More »

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 »