Golden future for harbour attraction

New events will be taking place on the Golden Hind this summer. The exciting, pirate-themed events will see murder mysteries take place on board every Friday night in July and August. The news comes just a few weeks after the famous boat was bought by Irish couple Sean and Mary Twomey, who have now collaborated with Hannah Stothers from Mystery…

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Julia Finzel – Artist and Photographer

Julia Finzel is an established Artist and Photographer who has been living in Brixham since 1993. Julia recently joined Brixham Chamber and is also a member of The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Dartington Printmakers and The Double Elephant print workshop in Exeter. She undertakes photographic and painting commissions, including promotional portraiture of people in their work place, family portraits, animals…

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Torbay Business Festival

Award winning Brixham based business, Flossy & Jim, will be one of the guest speakers at the Torbay Business Festival next month.  The creators of the Flossy & Jim brand, illustrators Lynette and James Dare will be talking about their journey ‘From Bankruptcy to Hollywood’. Over 500 people are expected at the business event on Thursday 11th October at the…

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Develop your digital skills

This free information session, delivered in partnership with TDA and the English Riviera BID Company, takes place at the Riviera Centre, Torquay on 26th September. It explains how you can access 12 hours of fully subsidised support to develop your digital skills and help grow your business. Hear from tourism businesses who have accessed the Growth Support Programme, enabled by…

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Jobs Fair returns to Torquay

Following the success of the Jobs Fair in March, where 55 businesses took space and over 700 job seekers attended, this free event returns to the Town Hall in Torquay on Friday 5th October. The Jobs Fair gives you the face to face opportunity to recruit both permanent and temporary staff, across all jobs and sectors. The Jobs Fair is a…

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High Street Heroes

As part of the Love Your High Street Week, the winners from Brixham, Paignton and Torquay recently received their Torbay Love Your High Street Hero Award. The three businesses receiving their trophy, made by local business Studio 56, are Maison et Vie, Peaky Blinders Bar & Grill and The Kind Grind. Love your High Street week is a campaign delivered by…

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BrixFest 2018 – most enjoyable yet.

The weekend began with an apocalyptic weather forecast (which was unsurprisingly wrong), and ended with beautiful sunshine on Breakwater Beach. On Saturday, the festival was officially opened by one of our favourite people – Mary Thomson from Pride in Brixham. Our England’s Seafood Coast Cooking Demonstrations showcased the best of Brixham fish live on-stage. Crowds enjoyed tasting Mitch Tonk’s (Rockfish…

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Middle Street – bucking the trend

It’s the street that Brixham forgot – and now it’s bucking the high street shopping trend in some style. At a time when retail giants such as House of Fraser and Poundland are struggling, a row of independent shops run by dedicated specialists is doing very nicely thank you. Tourists and day-trippers love the shops in Middle Street which range…

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Devon Delivers – Business Promotion Grants

Applications are being sought for the latest round of Devon County Council’s Business Promotion Grant. Grants of up to £1,500 are available to help companies looking to reach new customers. The funding, which is offered through a competitive bidding process, is aimed at helping businesses to cover exhibiting costs to promote their products and services to audiences at high-profile UK…

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Brixham Future – 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Brixham played a crucial role in the liberation of Europe. The American 4th Division departed our harbour and landed on the first beach to be liberated – Utah. Allied forces and refugees were welcomed into our community and many remain in our local churchyard. We intend to hold a major commemoration event on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day next year….

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