Community – Page 6

Heston’s Great Brixham Food

Brixham  featured in the first episode of chef Heston Blumenthal’s new television series Great British Food, which focused on fish and chips. In the hour-long programme, Heston discovered how the industrial age fuelled the proliferation of chip shops by allowing fish to be transported quickly inland by train. Most of the filming, which was done over two… Read More »

AZ donates labs to Plymouth University

AstraZeneca has announced that it plans to donate its Environmental Laboratory in Brixham, South Devon, to Plymouth University. The donation of the facility and its equipment will ensure that the laboratory continues to serve scientific and research purposes, benefitting the region and beyond. Plymouth University plans to use the site to create a global research… Read More »

Tesco car park details

Reply from Torbay Council to Keith Williams, Brixham Chamber Vice-Chair regarding clarification of car parking arrangements within the proposed Tesco development.   Dear Mr Williams Thank you for your letter of 25th November, I apologise for the delay in responding. Firstly, please let me assure you that the Council and Tesco are working hard to produce… Read More »

BTC to lead regeneration

Brixham Town Council could be set to form a new group to work with them on regeneration matters. That is the recommendation from a conference looking at the future of the port. Brixham Community Partnership hosted the full-day public ‘What next for Brixham?’ conference at the Berry Head Hotel. It was designed to discuss how the… Read More »

Spectacular community event

Crowds packed vantage points all around Brixham on 23rd November for the Lanterns, Lights and ‘Luminations event supported by Brixham Chamber of Commerce and Brixham Town Council. A parade of home-made lanterns and a huge fireworks display were the highlights as the Christmas lights were switched on around the town and on the Heritage vessels… Read More »

Brixham businesses pull together

New shop owners, Mark and Jo Choppin from The West Country Deli want to say a big thank you to neighbouring Brixham businesses who came to their aid when their ceiling caved in as a result of the recent heavy rainfalls. Having recently renovated the premises to a high standard, the shop was badly affected… Read More »

Brixfest 2014 Fundraiser

Help raise much-needed funds for the 2014 Brixfest Festival celebrating Brixham’s heritage. Fundraising dinner on Saturday 16th November at the Edge on Bolton Street, 7-30pm til late and includes: 2 course meal live music auction of promises Tickets only £10 each, available from Millie and Me.    

Tesco & Section 106

Brixham will still benefit from £285,000 of community improvements thanks to the £20million Tesco redevelopment scheme, it has been revealed. Tesco asked Torbay Council to include a Section 106 agreement for road improvements and educational purposes in its original £2million land deal when it bought the town centre car park. The company wants the S106… Read More »