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Brixham Food Bank

Brixham Food Bank

Brixham Food Bank Reverend Elisabeth Lakey representing Brixham Food Bank was one of the guest speakers at Brixham Chamber’s meeting on 19th July. Elisabeth explained that Brixham’s Food Bank is a charitable organisation run entirely by volunteers which provides food...

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Business & Education Stronger Together (BEST)

Business & Education Stronger Together (BEST)

Remember your very first day at work? Nervous? Excited?  Remember the person who welcomed you and put you at ease in this scary new world? Would you like to do the same for someone else? Do you have a passion for inspiring young people? The Torbay Business Forum...

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Well-deserved recognition for Hannah

Well-deserved recognition for Hannah

Brixham’s Hannah Beaumont is line for a top award – for litter-picking. Hannah, 25, who spends up to eight hours every week litter picking on Brixham’s beaches, has made it through to the semi-finals of Eventbrite’s Hobby Hero competition, which saw hundreds of...

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General Meeting – Tues 19th July

General Meeting – Tues 19th July

Our next General Meeting is on Tuesday 19th July at 7pm at the Berry Head Hotel. As guest speakers, we are delighted to welcome  members of RNLI Torbay, one of the UK's busiest lifeboat stations, including Mark Criddle OBE, the current coxswain. We will hear tales of...

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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...

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Brixham Railway Heritage Trail project

Brixham Railway Heritage Trail project

Part of an old railway line which once carried the “Whippet” train between Churston and Brixham could be re-opened as a walking trail. A local project team has been set up to create the trail, which would allow walkers to retrace the route of the line which was closed...

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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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