Town Centre – Page 4

Tesco cancels Brixham plans

Brixham will not benefit from a £20million town centre regeneration scheme after Tesco confirmed it has pulled the plug on its development plans. The mixed-use retail and housing scheme from Tesco and developers Albourne Property would have provided a 32,000sq ft supermarket, a multi-storey car park with 340 spaces, small unit shops, 11 town houses, three… Read More »

Shop local, shop Brixham!

We all have a choice about where we spend our hard-earned cash but how often do we stop to think about the effect of our purchasing decisions on our own local economy right here in Brixham? We are blessed with a wealth of shops that are independently owned, employ local people and stock a wide range… Read More »

Sams Super Saver

Brixham-based Sam Moore, with her father Trevor, has just opened their second shop in Bolton Street, Brixham. Super Saver is a real Aladdin’s Cave of useful household products, pet accessories, DIY and baby items. In fact, they value customer service so highly that if they don’t have what you are looking for, they will do… Read More »

Pirate Festival brings town to life

A huge thank you to Brian Pearce and his team of festival organisers and to everyone who contributed in any way to make the 2014 Brixham Pirate Festival such a tremendous success for the town. Brian said figures were not available yet but the turnout was ‘brilliant’ and shops and pubs reported better trade compared with last year’s event… Read More »

Chamber shores up Pirate Festival

Brixham Chamber of Commerce has stepped in at the eleventh hour to increase its support of the Brixham Pirate Festival following a plea from the organisers when one of their major sponsors was forced to withdraw. Brian Pearce of the Pirate Festival explains; “One of our key sponsors had a recent policy change regarding event… Read More »

An amazing day!

On 9th March, the sun shone virtually all day and and there were shoppers aplenty for the first Brixham Sunday Market of the year. The town centre was very busy with residents and visitors alike enjoying the warm weather and local atmosphere and sampling the wide choice of fresh produce and hand made craft and… Read More »

Customer Service Pub of the Year

The Old Market House in Brixham is celebrating after scooping a top honour at St Austell Brewery’s Tribute Estate Awards, which recognises landlords, landladies, restaurateurs and hotel managers for their hard work, expertise and dedication. The pub won the award for Customer Service Pub of the Year, in recognition of the exceptionally high standards and… Read More »

Brixham springs into market season

The sun is making a reappearance, bulbs are blooming and the winter coat is beginning to feel a little heavy. All sure signs that warmer weather is coming and Spring is just around the corner. With the arrival of the new season comes the Sunday Market organized by Brixham Chamber of Commerce . On the… Read More »

Inquiry into right of way

A public  inquiry is to be held into the closure of a public right of way in the centre of Brixham. The walkway between Middle Street and Fore Street has been the subject of protracted ncgotiations involving Tesco, Torbay Council and the Department for Transport. The existing right of way would run right through the proposed… 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 »