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‘Welcome to Brixham’ Banner

‘Welcome to Brixham’ Banner

A large banner saying ‘Welcome to Brixham Harbour’ has been put up on the former Threshers site in the town. The banner, organised by Gordon Gout of Brixham Chamber of Commerce, has been sponsored by Brixham fishing bodies and trawler owners. Donations from the Mayor...

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Brixham’s Christmas Extravaganza

Brixham’s Christmas Extravaganza

Brixham town centre will come alive with music and entertainment on the evening of Thursday 4th of December when Brixham Chamber hosts its Christmas Late Night Shopping Extravaganza. There will be two performance areas, one at the harbourside and one on Fore Street,...

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Torbay Tourism and Retail BID

Torbay Tourism and Retail BID

There will be a special meeting hosted by Brixham Chamber at the Berry Head Hotel on Wed 19th November at 6.30pm to outline the proposed Torbay Tourism and Retail BID and provide an update on the process so far. This meeting is open to ALL businesses, Chamber...

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Membership Update

Membership Update

Membership of Brixham Chamber continues to increase month on month, reaching 116 businesses at the end of October 2014, more than three times higher than this time last year. As Membership Secretary Jacqui Shaw said; “Our membership continues to grow strongly from...

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Love Brixham

Love Brixham

The Retail and Town Centre team of Brixham Chamber has put together the first phase of an on going campaign with the goal of  increasing the number of Brixham residents who regularly visit, shop, eat and drink in the town. The campaign is branded as “love...

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Saltrock recruiting for Brixham store

Saltrock recruiting for Brixham store

Surf and leisure clothing chain Saltrock has announced that it intends to open a store in Brixham in the near future. A spokesman for the company confirmed that it is looking at the unit in Fore Street formerly occupied by Dorothy Perkins — the other half of which is...

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Great Interior Design Challenge – Brixham

Great Interior Design Challenge – Brixham

Local artist and Chamber member Lynne Peets featured along with her sisters Janet and Elaine in a recent episode of The great Interior Design Challenge on BBC2. The programme travelled to Brixham, where the three amateur designers were given the task of transforming a...

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Well deserved success for Pride in Brixham

Well deserved success for Pride in Brixham

A summer full of flowers in Torbay was celebrated at the 2014 Bay Blooms awards at the Riviera Conference Centre at the end of September. Pride in Brixham were once again singled out for the exceptional standard of their voluntary projects around the town and won:...

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In The Guardhouse at Berry Head

In The Guardhouse at Berry Head

Brixham Chamber have welcomed newcomers, Lucy and Alex Foley to the area. They had been looking for a business, where they could start a new life living and working together in a beautiful part of the country and recently bought the Guardhouse Café at Berry Head....

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Farewell ‘Captain’ Brian

Brixham has lost the ‘captain’ of its Pirate Festival, Brian Pearce, who passed away on Tuesday 14th October following a short illness. Brian, who died peacefully at home, had been chairman of the Brixham Pirate Festival for the past two years and ran his own...

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The Plymouth & South West City Deal

The Plymouth & South West City Deal

Many thanks to Cate Taynton who gave an overview of the Plymouth and the South West Peninsula City Deal at our General Meeting in August. Download a copy of Cate's presentation here. The Plymouth and South West Peninsula City Deal is a ground-breaking deal with...

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Confidence in Brixham

Confidence in Brixham

With the sun shining and many happy tourists flocking to Brixham, it seemed to be perfect timing for Simon and Sarah James to demonstrate their commitment to the thriving town by buying the freehold of Hobb Nobs – a quality gift shop located around the harbourside....

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