Accounting4Everything

All businesses need to change, grow and constantly respond to the market around them” There are times when you can do this internally and times when it helps to have someone from the outside looking in to give you a broader perspective and an objective view. Accounting 4 Everything’s business services team can be that voice. Our advice is based…

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Special Brixham memories for 100 year old D-Day Veteran

A D-Day veteran from Arizona, Harold Wood, celebrated his 100th birthday with a bumper box of Brixham memorabilia, thanks to his good friend, Rick Emry and Brixham Chamber. As Harold had served as a radio operator in Brixham during the build up to D-Day, his friend, Rick Emry contacted Brixham Chamber via their website, to see if any Brixham items…

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2019 Visitor Guides and Maps now available

The Chamber’s guide to Brixham has been updated for 2019 and is now available. This is a continuation of the project that we started in 2017 with the aim of attracting greater numbers of visitors to our town. Liz Pippett, who manages tourism for the chamber said “We printed 30,000 of the guides in 2018 and once again demand outstripped…

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Nautoguide

Nautoguide Ltd develop and host web based mapping and location services. Our maps cover everything from the commemoration of the Battle of Jutland to local authority street cleaning inspection. We have a particular skill in using maps to engage the general public and operate the free Geovey service allowing anyone to crowdsource location based data. Nautoguide is owned and managed by…

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Trinity Sailing Offer

Trinity Sailing are offering an exclusive overnight voyage/networking event on Provident for chamber members at the start of their season, at a discounted rate. There are spaces for up to 11 people on a first-come, first-served basis. The dates would be: Sunday, April 7 – Monday, April 8. The voyage would start and end in Brixham, sailing along the Devon…

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Open letter re Windy Corner and reply from Torbay Council

Dear Sirs, In regard to your recent announcement about the planned work at Windy Corner, we are pleased to see that the much needed upgrade to this junction is going ahead.  However we do feel that, on behalf of our members, we need to pass on some very valid concerns that we have regarding the scheme, as follows. 1. You state…

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End of year report – February 2019

Chairman’s report Firstly, I would like to thank each member of the executive for their hard work and support for the year.  This year has very much been a team effort and all those on the executive have made my job much easier.  I would also like to thank Mike Franchi for his work on our websites and helping keep…

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Bolton to Birdcage

The Bolton Hotel is closed for refurbishment and will become The Birdcage on completion. Details emerged at a hearing into a review of the pub’s licence requested by the police on the grounds of crime and disorder. Police said licence conditions had been breached and two of the people put forward last year to be premises supervisors were not “suitable…

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Breakwater plan put forward for funding

A plan to build a new breakwater to protect Brixham Harbour has been backed by councillors. The £14m scheme for a high-tech floating northern breakwater had been proposed by harbourmaster Adam Parnell. A meeting of Torbay Council backed the scheme to go forward for Government funding. Councillors supported a call from Brixham councillor Vic Ellery for officers to prepare a…

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Executive Elections 2019

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 26th February, as part of our democratic process we will be asking Chamber members to vote on a new Executive committee for 2019. If you have an interest in business issues and our local community, can spare a couple of hours a month and would like to be part of a dynamic and…

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