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Trinity Sailing

Trinity Sailing

Dear Friends and Associates of Trinity Sailing Foundation (TSF), I am writing to you today with the news that, after 20 years of a very successful venture providing invaluable and often life-changing experiences to thousands of disadvantaged young people and, at the...

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Lanterns Lights and ‘Luminations 2019

Lanterns Lights and ‘Luminations 2019

Brixham is gearing up for this year’s Lanterns, Lights and ‘Luminations festive celebrations. On Saturday (November 23) residents are invited to join in events running through the day and culminating in the Christmas lights switch on and grand firework display. More...

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Driving safer for longer workshops

Driving safer for longer workshops

These FREE Driving Safer for Longer workshops are provided by Red One in conjunction with Devon County Council. The workshops are offered to various community groups throughout Devon and are aimed at keeping older drivers on the road safely for as long as possible....

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BCC Winter Social Evening – 11th Dec

BCC Winter Social Evening – 11th Dec

December 11th is the date of our winter social evening for chamber members. Many thanks to Bay's Brewery (one of our member businesses) who are hosting the first part of the evening from 5:30 to 7-7:30pm which includes a free tour of the brewery plus beer tastings!...

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English Riviera Tourism Awards 2019

English Riviera Tourism Awards 2019

Brixham businesses featured strongly once again at the English Riviera Tourism Awards. Many congratulations to those who sco0ped up very-well deserved prizes this year: Ella’s Chocolate Emporium & Tea Rooms: GOLD - Café Tearoom of the Year Salty Sparrow: GOLD -...

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Boost for the fishing industry

Boost for the fishing industry

The new Oxen Cove jetty has been officially opened. The ceremony celebrated completion of the £2.25m project funded by Torbay Council and the European Maritime Fisheries Fund. Torbay Development Agency’s engineering team supervised and project managed the works,...

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New £420,000 high-tech CCTV centre

New £420,000 high-tech CCTV centre

Police have launched a new £420,000 high-tech CCTV centre covering Torbay. The Torbay system is the first of its kind in Devon and replaces ageing analogue cameras and wiring with state-of- the-art, high-resolution digital cameras. The mostly wireless network now...

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Brixham’s Santa Run

Brixham’s Santa Run

A new event for the Brixham Christmas calendar - the first ever Brixham Seaside Santa Run: Sunday 8th December 2019 at 11am. This is an off road 3k fun run for charity, hosted by Brixham Harriers in conjunction with Brixham Soroptomists on flat level paths. The event...

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England’s Seafood FEAST 2019

England’s Seafood FEAST 2019

Following the success of the inaugural event in 2018, the English Riviera BID are once again cooking up England’s Seafood FEAST, a banquet for all the senses. From 20th September to 6th October, businesses will be showcasing some of the best seafood in the world...

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Torbay’s FREE Jobs Fair returns

Torbay’s FREE Jobs Fair returns

Register your interest for Torbay's FREE Jobs Fair, the perfect opportunity to talk directly with candidates about the live vacancies you have available. Following the success of the Jobs Fair in March where 700 + candidates and 60 businesses attended, the TDA are...

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Lighting Up Brixham Competition Winner

Lighting Up Brixham Competition Winner

Gwen Pritchard-Thomas (aged 7) was delighted to win the competition to design a Christmas light for Lighting Up Brixham. Gwen has won a cash prize of £20 plus £80 for the Spark Creative Studio Brixham. Gwen's winning design, Decapod Seaweed 'Monster', fish and 'Merry...

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Boris Johnson’s surprise Brixham visit

Boris Johnson’s surprise Brixham visit

The Prime Minister bought himself a portion of fish and chips during a visit to Brixham Harbour on 23 August. Boris Johnson paid £7.75 in cash for the hake and chips from the Rockfish takeaway. He posed for selfies with queuing customers in the shop before putting on...

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