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New faces at the museum

New faces at the museum

2022 has been a year of renewed energy at the Brixham Heritage Museum.  Regarded as one of the country’s most family friendly museums, they are unique in that they tell only the Brixham story. From the caves of pre-history to the end of the Brixham Railway line, – the...

Glen steps up to the footplate

Glen steps up to the footplate

Local man, Glen Gardner has become the latest Trustee to join Brixham Heritage Museum. Glen attended Eden Park school, Brixham, back in the ‘80’s and remembers the pupils working on the famous tapestry which was presented to Queen Elizabeth 11 on her visit which is...

Battery power for Vigilance

Battery power for Vigilance

Andy Wilson of Brixham has come up with a novel way of using dead car batteries to power Vigilance, the heritage sailing trawler based in Brixham.  He is appealing to anyone in the Torbay area with redundant car, van, lorry, boat or tractor batteries to get in...

Vigilance ship-shape once more

Vigilance ship-shape once more

Following winter maintenance, chamber member Vigilance of Brixham is now ready to take locals and visitors on tours around the bay once again. Volunteers working to raise the top mast of the Vigilance were warned: “If it falls it’ll pierce the deck like a harpoon -...

“Brixham is a great place to do business”

“Brixham is a great place to do business”

A pair of designers from 'up north' swapped the London life to embark on a new venture in the small Devon fishing town of Brixham. Andrea and Jamie Carless left the smog of London behind after Jamie received some devastating news. He was diagnosed with a form of...

Brixham “…not forgotten”

Brixham “…not forgotten”

As Torquay lands a £22million cash boost and Paignton hopes for another, a ‘you’re not forgotten’ message goes out to Brixham. Council leader Steve Darling has welcomed the ‘Magnificent Seven’ ranking for Torbay which has landed a £22million cash boost to reshape...

Strange goings on!

Strange goings on!

Brixham has more than its fair share of hauntings. The theatre, museum and various private residences have reported strange things happening. One of the more well known, allegedly haunted dwellings is the Smugglers Haunt Hotel. The building was originally two cottages...

Fit for a king!

Fit for a king!

One of Brixham's landmark waterfront eateries is being transformed with a complete £250,000 'bigger and better' makeover. The Prince William - on the harbourside off Berry Head Road - is currently being transformed by a team of local craftsmen and women and is due to...

SW Healthcare Practice of the Year

SW Healthcare Practice of the Year

At the recent WPA Healthcare Practice Conference Coralline Health were surprised and delighted to win the award for South West Region Healthcare Practice of the Year. Jacqui Shaw said “This award is a great testament to our team who work hard everyday to give...

New Brixham Seafood Festival

New Brixham Seafood Festival

Some of the biggest names in cooking and seafood will be in Brixham in May 2020 for the port’s first Seafood Festival. Street stalls, live music and a lavish seafood feast raising money for local charities will be part of the new event, which will be run alongside the...