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The Hanging Gardens of Brixham

The Hanging Gardens of Brixham

The TDA has been awarded Local Government funding to proceed with plans for up to 70 town centre “affordable homes” as part of a mixed use development on the site of the central car park. This funding is for “enabling groundworks” for a currently unconfirmed scheme....

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Christmas parking offer

Christmas parking offer

Cut-price parking will tempt Christmas shoppers to spend their seasonal cash in Torbay, councillors are hoping. From December 1 to Christmas Eve, there will be reduced fees in selected Torbay Council car parks, allowing shoppers and visitors to pay for an hour and...

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Digital Support Survey

Digital Support Survey

The TDA are carrying out research into the use of digital media on the high street with the aim of tailoring a future support package to those areas which the survey identifies as most essential locally. If you are a high street retailer, please take a few moments to...

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Funding for development plans for town centre car park

Funding for development plans for town centre car park

A project to transform Brixham's town centre car park will get the lion’s share of a £1m Government funding handout. A long-running housing project in Torquay will also get off the ground as a result of the money from the Brownfield Land Release Fund. Torbay Council...

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Brixham in Bloom take Gold

Brixham in Bloom take Gold

In the Portman Cup, part of the RHS South West in Bloom Competition 2021, Brixham in Bloom faced strong competition from the likes of Keynsham, Wellington, Tiverton in Bloom, Penzance and Babbacombe Bay. At the awards ceremony in Weston-Super-Mare on October 7,...

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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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