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Brixham Town Centre WhatsApp Group

Brixham Town Centre WhatsApp Group

Bob Higginson of The Chart Room and PCSO Karl Copik of Brixham Police have created a WhatsApp Group to enable traders to quickly share reports of suspected crime or anti-social behaviour in the town. Bob said " Brixham is generally a very safe place and the vast...

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Lanterns, lights…..2021

Lanterns, lights…..2021

Brixham Town Council and Diverse Events CIC are delighted to announce details for the forthcoming Lanterns, Lights & 'Luminations event on Saturday 27th November 2021 - see leaflet below..... They are always looking for volunteers to help with the event, if you...

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Last bank closes on ‘sad day’ for the town

Last bank closes on ‘sad day’ for the town

Businesses in Brixham have been shocked and saddened by the closure today of the last bank in the busy fishing port. Lloyds Bank in the Fore Street shopping precinct has been the sole remaining bank since the closure of Santander. There are now two town centre ATM...

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Brixham Town Hall – 135th Birthday Party

Brixham Town Hall – 135th Birthday Party

Calling Brixhams' independent retailers…. On Saturday 23rd October from 10am until 2pm we will be having a party for all residents and visitors to celebrate everything 'BRIXHAM'! We have a number of groups/charities/organisations attending but would like to have some...

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Simon grasps the nettle and expands his business

Simon grasps the nettle and expands his business

Brixham's Simon Akeroyd makes wine from foraged plants and markets them under the Yarde brand. Since being featured on Channel Four’s ‘Devon and Cornwall’ programme, sales of Yarde of Cockington’s Sparkling Nettle Wine have soared. Yarde have now completely sold out...

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New hub for Torbay Council contracts

New hub for Torbay Council contracts

Torbay Council is trialling a system which aims to see more council contracts going to businesses within Torbay. The pilot scheme will be rolled out during September 2021 and will run until 31 March 2022. It will help to increase spend locally, ensure equitable...

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Thank you Alex

Thank you Alex

Pilots Perch is a charming three-bedroom cottage, with delightful sea views and perfectly situated for exploring Brixham. When owner, Denise Peach, ran into issues claiming a Restart Grant she turned to Brixham Chamber for help. Alex Foley, who runs the popular and...

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£3m to promote English Riviera for the next 5 years

£3m to promote English Riviera for the next 5 years

After an independent month-long postal ballot, eligible businesses operating across the English Riviera have voted YES to continue the English Riviera Business Improvement District (ERBID2). It will now operate until 2027 spending over £3m in that time to market and...

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Thanks for local NHS staff

Thanks for local NHS staff

Local NHS staff have been treated to a cruise thanks to the people of Brixham. The lucky Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust staff - who were involved in the organisation’s Covid-19 response - were thanked for their efforts with a cruise around Torbay. The...

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