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Costa confirms conjecture

Costa confirms conjecture

Costa has confirmed that it is considering the possibility of opening a coffee shop in Brixham. The news has had mixed reactions in the town which already has a large number of coffee shops. A spokesman for Costa said: “As one of the success stories on the UK high...

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Many thanks for your help

Many thanks for your help

Brixham Chamber is always proud to support Pride in Brixham in their efforts to brighten up our town. To this end, another street weeding/cleaning session took place on Wednesday, 2nd July from 6-8am with the focus on Fore Street Nigel Makin of Beacon House, who...

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Life after Tesco

Life after Tesco

Four food store operators are interested in filling the hole left by Tesco after they ditched plans for a supermarket development in Brixham town centre. They have shown 'significant interest' in the site, according to Torbay Development Agency executive head of...

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BrixFest – better than ever!

BrixFest – better than ever!

Brixham Chamber was proud to be a headline sponsor once again for BrixFest, the community-led celebration of Brixham past and present. Keith Williams of Brixham Chamber said “The BrixFest team of volunteers put in countless hours free of charge over the year and do a...

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Tesco cancels Brixham plans

Tesco cancels Brixham plans

Brixham will not benefit from a £20million town centre regeneration scheme after Tesco confirmed it has pulled the plug on its development plans. The mixed-use retail and housing scheme from Tesco and developers Albourne Property would have provided a 32,000sq ft...

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Chamber membership doubles

Chamber membership doubles

Brixham Chamber continues to enjoy a steady stream of new members, with a doubling of membership in the past year to over 70 businesses. Jacqui Shaw, from Coralline Health, who manages membership, made the announcement in front of 50 members and guests who attended...

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Positive Q1 export results

Positive Q1 export results

The British Chambers of Commerce has published new research in conjunction with DHL Express looking at the health of the UK’s export market. The BCC/DHL Trade Confidence Index, which measures both UK exporting activity and business confidence, shows that 40% of firms...

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Shop local, shop Brixham!

Shop local, shop Brixham!

We all have a choice about where we spend our hard-earned cash but how often do we stop to think about the effect of our purchasing decisions on our own local economy right here in Brixham? We are blessed with a wealth of shops that are independently owned, employ...

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Sams Super Saver

Sams Super Saver

Brixham-based Sam Moore, with her father Trevor, has just opened their second shop in Bolton Street, Brixham. Super Saver is a real Aladdin’s Cave of useful household products, pet accessories, DIY and baby items. In fact, they value customer service so highly that if...

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Pirate Festival brings town to life

Pirate Festival brings town to life

A huge thank you to Brian Pearce and his team of festival organisers and to everyone who contributed in any way to make the 2014 Brixham Pirate Festival such a tremendous success for the town. Brian said figures were not available yet but the turnout was 'brilliant'...

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Ciaran’s ‘Walk to Work’

Ciaran’s ‘Walk to Work’

Over May and June 2014 I am completing a charity ‘Walk to Work’ on behalf of the RNLI, Devon Air Ambulance and Plymouth & District Leukaemia Fund. My target is to raise £5,000. I am working as a teacher at Kingsbridge Community College until the 23rd of May. I...

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How to start and fund a business

How to start and fund a business

School for Startups are hosting free workshops across the Westcountry with training from one of the original Dragons from BBC’s Dragon’s Den, visionary businessman Doug Richard, to help new businesses get started. These unique, intensive workshops are being funded as...

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