Spectacular community event

Crowds packed vantage points all around Brixham on 23rd November for the Lanterns, Lights and ‘Luminations event supported by Brixham Chamber of Commerce and Brixham Town Council. A parade of home-made lanterns and a huge fireworks display were the highlights as the Christmas lights were switched on around the town and on the Heritage vessels and boats in the harbour….

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A welcome addition…

Brixham Chamber of Commerce has erected new ‘Welcome to Brixham’ boards around the town. The information boards aim to make visitors aware of the many attractions in the area and how to find them. Gordon Gout, head of tourism for the Chamber of Commerce, said: “Brixham Chamber of Commerce has now sited six of these welcome boards around town which provide valuable information…

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Which lines would you remove?

Some yellow lines on Torbay roads could go as part of a review of parking restrictions being carried out by Torbay Council. The council is inviting residents and businesses to come forward with suggestions on any parking restrictions around the Bay that they believe are not needed. People are being given up to the end of November to submit suggestions, which…

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Brixham’s flagship store to close

The battle is on to save one of Brixham’s most well-known chain stores which is facing closure after 25 years in the town. Brixham Chamber of Commerce is calling on the Arcadia Group to reconsider its decision to close the joint Dorothy Perkins and Burton clothing store. The outlet in Fore Street is due to close on January 11 when…

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Parking Update

Motorists using any of Torbay’s 37 award winning council-run car parks will soon pay a single fee of just £2 for all-day parking. The new parking deal is being launched on Friday 1 November, with several free parking offers also scheduled in the run up to Christmas. The £2 ticket will allow motorists to park all day, and as it…

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Keep Trade Local

The FSB is continuing their campaign to encourage people to by their goods and services locally. Small businesses are the heart of the local community. They generate wealth, employment and opportunity. The FSB is supporting small business by lobbying local authorities on the three Ps: Parking Our research shows that seven in 10 small firms think parking is priority for the future…

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90 and going strong

Brixham Chamber of Commerce has a long and proud heritage and in November 2013, it is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Since 1923, the Chamber has been working with Brixham businesses of all sizes and sectors, providing organisations with practical support, useful connections and representation in local, regional and national issues. As part of a recent review of its operations, the…

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Proud to support Pride

Pride in Brixham is a volunteer group that sets out to help upgrade and maintain the environment in and around Brixham, focussing its efforts on painting and gardening schemes around the harbour, from the Marina Walkway to Oxen Cove. The group is one of many local groups to benefit from a donation from the Chamber in recognition of the tremendous…

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£50 Parking Permit “free after 3”

Brixham businesses have welcomed new council parking permits to encourage shoppers back into the town centres. A ‘free after three’ permit costing £50 has been introduced at the request of local businesses and following the Herald Express ‘Fairer Parking’ campaign. ​ Together with new hi-tech cashless parking system in all car parksTorbay Council is hoping the new package will provide the…

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