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MP in call for support for tourism and hospitality sector

MP in call for support for tourism and hospitality sector

MP Anthony Mangnall is calling on the hospitality industry to be given the support it needs to recover after the Covid-19 pandemic. A petition arrived at the House of Commons on January 11 calling for the creation of a Minister for Hospitality in UK...

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Torbay COVID Update – 14 January 2021

Torbay COVID Update – 14 January 2021

Dr Caroline Dimond, Torbay Director of Public Health, talks about how rates are going up, especially in working age people and we need to act now. She also urges businesses to ensure they are COVID safe and for us all to act as if we have it. In summary: Stay at home...

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Covid closure grants

Covid closure grants

The latest government support for businesses forced to close due to covid is being paid out by Torbay council. Their website is now updated with the latest info: https://www.torbay.gov.uk/.../businesses-financial-support/ In short: Businesses which received a grant...

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Vaccinating Torbay

Vaccinating Torbay

By David Gledhill, Torbay Community Development Trust People of Torbay give yourself a pat on the back. You are awesome.Within hours of putting out an appeal for more volunteers to help with the vaccine roll out and supporting people shielding, our phones were ringing...

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A year like no other

A year like no other

By Jim Portus, South West Fish Producers Organisation I have been fortunate enough over the last three decades to witness many wonderful industry investments and developments, such as the launch of many new fishing...

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TBCN Zoom – 19th Jan

TBCN Zoom – 19th Jan

The next open meeting of the TBCN will take place on Tuesday 19th January from 4pm. This is a live panel event with representatives from the three Torbay Chambers and the Torbay Business Forum. This meeting is open to all. It features discussion of local business...

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TCBN Zoom – 15th Dec

TCBN Zoom – 15th Dec

The next open meeting of the TCBN will take place on Tuesday 15th December from 4pm. This is a live panel event with representatives from the three Torbay Chambers and the Torbay Business Forum. This meeting is open to all. It features discussion of local business...

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Covid-19 grant applications now live

Covid-19 grant applications now live

Businesses across Torbay can apply now for cash grants to cushion the financial impact of the COVID-19 restrictions. Torbay Council, who are administering 7 million in grant funds from national Government for Torbay businesses, has opened up the application form on...

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200 sign up for Brixham’s Walk of Fame

200 sign up for Brixham’s Walk of Fame

More than 200 people have already signed up to an initiative to celebrate the lives of Brixham residents. Plans for Brixham’s Walk of Fame are well underway and permission has been granted to put a cast iron walkway and floor panels along the Breakwater. The aim is to...

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“Brixham is a great place to do business”

“Brixham is a great place to do business”

A pair of designers from 'up north' swapped the London life to embark on a new venture in the small Devon fishing town of Brixham. Andrea and Jamie Carless left the smog of London behind after Jamie received some devastating news. He was diagnosed with a form of...

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Brixham “…not forgotten”

Brixham “…not forgotten”

As Torquay lands a £22million cash boost and Paignton hopes for another, a ‘you’re not forgotten’ message goes out to Brixham. Council leader Steve Darling has welcomed the ‘Magnificent Seven’ ranking for Torbay which has landed a £22million cash boost to reshape...

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Strange goings on!

Strange goings on!

Brixham has more than its fair share of hauntings. The theatre, museum and various private residences have reported strange things happening. One of the more well known, allegedly haunted dwellings is the Smugglers Haunt Hotel. The building was originally two cottages...

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