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Cuts threaten town’s services

Brixham Museum, Churston Library and Brixham's two subsidised bus services could be hit by the latest round of cuts being proposed by cash strapped Torbay Council. The authority has already slashed £10m but now faces cutting a further £3.8 million. Among the proposals...

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ERTC & Proposed Cuts

ERTC & Proposed Cuts

An open letter from Chris Hart, Chairman of the English Riviera Tourism Board   Dear Tourism Businesses, As Chairman of the English Riviera Tourism Company (ERTC) the official Destination Marketing Organisation (DMO) for Torbay and official partner of...

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Torbay Tourism and Retail BID

Torbay Tourism and Retail BID

If Torbay's tourism and retail businesses united they could run one of the biggest business improvement programmes in the country. The potential 'T-BID' partnership to both promote and improve the Bay's prospects was outlined by project consultant Mo Aswat, of Mosaic...

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Brixham mentioned in dispatches!

Brixham mentioned in dispatches!

Brixham recently featured in Channel 4’s current affairs programme Dispatches. The episode, entitled Supermarket Wars, explored the reasons why Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Asda no longer dominate the food retail business and have seen their profits slump....

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The Colours of Brixham

The Colours of Brixham

A group of Brixham-based creative people have joined together to create a ‘pop-up’ shop and bring some colour into the retail scene in the town. Initiated by Brixham Chamber member, local artist Lynne Peets, the chance came along to do something positive and give an...

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Community in combined effort

Community in combined effort

A recent collaboration between students, businesses and a local charity for the benefit of the hospital has once again shown that Brixham is working well together. The corner of Bolton Street, where the Threshers building has been demolished is an eye-sore as people...

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Brixham businesses clean up!

Brixham businesses clean up!

Traders in Brixham are taking matter into their own hands to spruce up the town’s streets. Torbay Council’s swingeing cuts mean that the Tor2 lengthsmen team will not be in the port until September, after the height of the tourist season. So members of the Chamber of...

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Chips Ahoy!

Chips Ahoy!

Join the Fishstock crew aboard the Fairmile on the 25th July from 7-10pm for Chips Ahoy! a summer evening cruise around the bay featuring fun, food and fantastic views. At only £12 per person with Fish and Chips included in the price and part of the proceeds helping...

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Regeneration revitalized

Regeneration revitalized

A new regeneration group for Brixham has been announced. The newly formed Brixham Regeneration Group (BRG) will have a principle objective to investigate the financial viability of projects for ratification by Brixham Town Council (BTC) and partners and then deliver...

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The Fringe is here!

The Fringe is here!

It started as an idea a year ago by Anne George and Jay Fortune... "Why don't we stage a comedy festival in Torbay?" And it begins on Saturday; the first Riviera Fringe Festival - no longer just comedy, but burlesque, magic, art, martial arts, wrestling, acting,...

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Food Bank appeals for donations

Food Bank appeals for donations

Brixham Food Bank is appealing urgently for food and/or funds to help families in need in the town. The Food Bank, which is based at the back of Brixham Library, is staffed by volunteers who work six days a week to provide vital supplies to people who are struggling...

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South Devon Business Festival 2014

South Devon Business Festival 2014

Following the success of last year’s Global Enterprise Week, business support organisations from across South Devon are coming together for the South Devon Business Festival on Friday 18 July at the South West Energy Centre at South Devon College. The Business...

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