Time and Tide Bell Plans

Plans have been submitted to Torbay Council for the installation of a Time and Tide Bell on Breakwater Beach. If approved, and if £20,000 is raised, the Time and Tide Bell will be one of 16 at locations around the country. Rung by the high tide, Time and Tide Bells are positioned around the coast of Britain, sounded by the…

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Brixham Open Art Competition

Subject: ‘Maritime Brixham’ Date: Saturday 7th September 2019 On Saturday 7th September, to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Brixham Art Society and the 30th Anniversary of M.D.L. Brixham Marina, there will be an open, free to enter, ‘One Day Art Competition’ . The subject will be Maritime Brixham and the town itself. Any medium (except photography and Digital Art) and…

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BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q3 2019

The fieldwork for the Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) for Q3 2019 has opened and will run until 16th September. This survey captures business views on the state of trading, how this may change in the future and provides us with a snapshot of what is happening in the county economically. At a local level we need this information to represent…

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Ella’s comes to the Fore

The former Fore Seasons cafe on Fore Street has been transformed into a taste bud-tantalising chocolate emporium and tea rooms. Iain and Tracy Clarke have taken over the premises, reinventing the business as Ella’s Chocolate Emporium & Tea Rooms. Iain and Tracy have carried out a complete refurbishment programme and now offer a bright and delightful environment where people can…

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South Devon Players win prestigious US theatre award

Brixham-based South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company were thrilled to find out, in the early hours of June 11th 2019, (late evening June 10th New York time) that they had won a theatre award in the Long Island Theatre Awards ceremony for their production of Shakespeare’s classic drama of ambition, power and fate; Macbeth. The show, first performed by…

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Torbay Apprenticeship Fair

The first Torbay Apprenticeships Fair on Wednesday 10th July, 2pm-7pm at the Riviera International Conference Centre. Following the successful National Apprenticeship Week campaign in March, this free event gives employers the opportunity to showcase Apprenticeship vacancies at all levels. Why Attend? Fill your Apprenticeship vacancies, for people aged 16+ Free stands to businesses/ training providers who have live Apprenticeship vacancies…

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Prince William under new ownership

The Prince William bar and restaurant by the marina was snapped up by the Greenway Group when it came up for sale recently. The Greenway Group own a number of other successful and popular Brixham businesses including Liberty, Inspirations, Chapter One and Greenway Ferry. Commenting on Facebook, a spokesperson said: “We’re super excited to announce that The Prince William is…

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Christmas Lighting Competition

Youngsters in Brixham are being invited to design a new Christmas light for the town, with a deadline for submissions on July 15. In addition to making and displaying the new sign, the winning school will be given a cash prize of £100 by Lighting Up Brixham. The group Lighting Up Brixham, led by Vix Pritchard-Davies and Neil Worrell, have…

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Grow Media at Cockington Court – 13 June

TDA invites you to meet Grow Media at The  Seven Dials café at Cockington Court Thurs 13th June, 5-7pm Grow Media is a successful media partner responsible for Grow Exeter and for a brand new South Devon edition, launched in May covering a range of business and community led projects. The Grow Media team are keen to meet with those involved…

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Networking Evening – 1st July

BCC Summer Networking Evening on the Golden Hind Monday 1st July 19:00-21:00 We would be delighted if you could join us for drinks and a tour of the Golden Hind on Monday 1st July from 7-9pm. Tickets cost £10 and include entrance and tour of the Golden Hind plus a selection of drinks (no food is allowed on the boat…

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