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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Brixham will be going back to the Fifties in style to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June. Organisers working with Brixham Future have revealed their programme for more than 40 free events in the port to celebrate 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II’s reign...

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Brixham mussels win Seafood Excellence Awards

Brixham mussels win Seafood Excellence Awards

Brixham-based mussel farming company and chamber member Offshore Shellfish Ltd, together with its Dutch processing partner Krijn Verwijs, won two special Seafood Excellence awards at Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona, Spain recently. The Expo is the largest seafood...

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New Mural for Shoalstone Seawater Pool

New Mural for Shoalstone Seawater Pool

Sea creatures are beginning to creep along the wall at Shoalstone Seawater Pool, Brixham. Amateur artist Zoe Curley started creating her hand painted prints of sea creatures since moving down to Torbay 4 years ago. When the first lockdown came about she began...

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Behind the scenes at Shoalstone Pool

Behind the scenes at Shoalstone Pool

Over the winter months much has been going on behind the scenes at Shoalstone pool including: The formation of a Charitable Incorporated Organisation and a transfer of undertakings from the existing Community Interest Company to accelerate fundraising efforts as they...

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Brixham Time and Tide Bell

Brixham Time and Tide Bell

Despite numerous challenges caused by COVID 19 and associated problems, one of which has been to undertake a slight redesign of the Bell supporting structure, we are delighted that the Brixham Time and Tide Bell will soon be installed on Breakwater Beach. Local...

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Pirate Festival 2022

Pirate Festival 2022

Brixham Chamber is once again proud to sponsor the Brixham Pirate Festival which returns this year after a two-year Covid absence. Napoleonic artillery, skirmishes in the rigging of a tall ship and rollicking pirate punk music will be on the cards as the town...

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Naturally Inspiring Business Awards

Naturally Inspiring Business Awards

It's full steam ahead for Torbay's first Naturally Inspiring Business Awards. The Bay's business fraternity has been forced to live in the shadow of the pandemic for more than two years. But the businesses and those people who have run them have  battled through...

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End of Year Report and Accounts 2022

End of Year Report and Accounts 2022

Our AGM last year was held, online, in what already seems like a very different world.  We were in full lockdown and could not predict what the next few months, let alone year, would bring.  I do remember that even in those unsettling times there was still...

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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...

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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...

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Chamber Meeting & AGM

Chamber Meeting & AGM

Tuesday 22nd March, 7-9pm at the Berry Head Hotel (and via zoom, if we can arrange this) At last we are back with a face-to-face meeting, the first for over two years. We are very much looking forward to getting together in person once more after such a long break. On...

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Brixham sculptor wins public vote

Brixham sculptor wins public vote

Elisabeth Hadley from Brixham won the public vote to make a permanent tribute in Torquay to "one of its most famous daughters, Dame Agatha Christie", Torbay council said. The bronze creation of the author sitting on a bench with her dog will stand in The Strand as...

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