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Electoral Review of Torbay – Warding Arrangements

Electoral Review of Torbay – Warding Arrangements

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has formally commenced an electoral review of Torbay Council. The purpose of this letter is to inform you of the review and seek your views on future ward boundaries for the council. The Commission is carrying out a...

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Middle Street blooms again

Middle Street blooms again

This cheerful crowd are some of  "The Middle Street Traders” who along with the help from Brixham Town Council, The Brixham Chamber Of Commerce and Pride In Brixham have got the funds and organisation together to re-instate the 25 colourful planters along Middle...

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Driftwood B&B stars in CH5 show

Driftwood B&B stars in CH5 show

Driftwood B&B, Brixham to be featured on 20th June, 9pm on Channel 5. In 2013 Keith Hutchison and Zoe Calvert were searching for a coastal B&B on the south coast for a lifestyle change. After many months looking they decided on one last visit before calling it...

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Brixham Town Centre Regeneration

Brixham Town Centre Regeneration

Falmouth were  awarded the title  of “Best Coastal High Street" in the Great British High Street of the Year competition for 2016. Nigel Makin, David Giles and Ian Carr went to investigate the reasons behind their success. Here are their findings: Project: Town Centre...

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Love Brixham Website

Love Brixham Website

Tourism studies over the last few years suggest that 52% of all holiday makers make use of the internet to research potential destinations for their holidays with activity-led vacations particularly important to the over 50’s and the under 35’s. To this end we are...

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Brixham Bunting

Brixham Bunting

Many of you will have noticed the colourful bunting flying proudly through the centre of town, all of it made by people living or working in Brixham. If you look closely, you will see that nearly every string carries a single pennant sporting a design by those same...

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Sign the petition to stop excessive parking charges

Sign the petition to stop excessive parking charges

A petition calling for the rise in Torbay's parking charges to be reversed collected more than 600 supporters. Summer parking charges were introduced to Torbay Council car parks and to on-street spaces recently and it now costs £1 to park for just 30 minutes. Click to...

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Smuggling exhibit at Museum

Smuggling exhibit at Museum

Brixham Heritage Museum recently reopened with a new exhibition ­featuring true stories about the port’s smugglers. Details about the smuggling ­operations have been uncovered by museum researchers during the ­winter. The tales revealed range from well-armed...

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£1.2million cultural boost for Torbay

£1.2million cultural boost for Torbay

Torbay has received an award of £1,191,400 from Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery Fund’s Great Place Scheme that will put art and culture at the heart of the future vision for the area. The grant will help to fund an ambitious project led by Torbay Culture...

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Chamber at the Tourism Exhibition

Chamber at the Tourism Exhibition

The Chamber Stand at the recent Tourism Exhibition on the 15th March, 2017 was very busy with lots of compliments for Brixham, The Chamber, The New Guide and the markets. Generally it was a very good exhibition overall. The majority of visitors to the Brixham stand...

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Seafood Coast – Phase 2 funding secured

Seafood Coast – Phase 2 funding secured

The English Riviera BID Company are delighted to confirm that they have been successful with their bid to VisitEngland for Continuation Funding! This means they are able to take England’s Seafood Coast to the next stage for a further 12 months. Following their...

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Brixham Marine Conservation Day

Brixham Marine Conservation Day

Brixham Marine Conservation Day on 30th May 2017 is bringing together local, national and international organisations concerned with marine conservation. The aims are to raise awareness of marine conservation issues, to educate the next generation and to introduce...

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