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AGM Report and Accounts – 2021

AGM Report and Accounts – 2021

Well, what a year that was!  We have lived, and still are living, thorough historic times due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  We have all had to deal with situations and problems that none of us have faced in our life time and I hope will never have to face again.  I would...

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English Riviera BID 2

English Riviera BID 2

Later this spring the English Riviera BID will be up for renewal, for a further 5 years. The BID will provide funding of over £3m over the next 5 years to be spend on Destination Marketing, promoting the English Riviera around the country (and abroad) as a perfect...

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Virtual AGM via Zoom – 30th March

Virtual AGM via Zoom – 30th March

Our usual Chamber activities have been heavily disrupted by the pandemic, and we are all looking forward to the chance to get together in person again. We are aiming to resume networking opportunities with our first face-to-face Chamber meeting in the late summer. In...

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March 2021 – Chamber Update

March 2021 – Chamber Update

by Alex Foley, Vice- Chair I hope you have made it through the winter months ok and that the roadmap out of lockdown is giving you hope for a successful 2021. With the end of the tunnel in sight and with our AGM approaching it feels like a good time to contact you...

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Virtual High Street Guide

Virtual High Street Guide

Torbay Council are pleased to reveal a new virtual High Street Guide that provides live connectivity from local businesses, as part of the Reopening High Streets Safely project. The High Street Guide enables shoppers to see businesses near them and view their social...

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TBCN Zoom – 16 March

TBCN Zoom – 16 March

The next open meeting of the TBCN will take place on Tuesday 16th March 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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NCTA – Impact of Covid-19 on Tourism Businesses

NCTA – Impact of Covid-19 on Tourism Businesses

The NCTA have been surveying businesses around the coast to help assess and understand the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on coastal tourism businesses in England. The survey will be repeated in different waves throughout 2021, the results of which will be published...

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‘Our voice has to be heard’

‘Our voice has to be heard’

Celebrity chefs and other leading players in tourism and hospitality are calling for a bigger voice in Parliament for their battered industry.   A ‘Seat at the Table' campaign has been launched in a bid to see a Minister specifically...

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Star rating for Brixham toilet saved by people power

Star rating for Brixham toilet saved by people power

A Brixham toilet that was saved from closure by people power has been given a coveted loo award. The public toilet at Fishcombe Cove was threatened with closure last summer as Torbay Council ran out of funds to keep it going. But the public rallied round and backed a...

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TBCN Zoom – 16 Feb

TBCN Zoom – 16 Feb

The next open meeting of the TBCN will take place on Tuesday 16th February 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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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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