£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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Tesco & Section 106

Brixham will still benefit from £285,000 of community improvements thanks to the £20million Tesco redevelopment scheme, it has been revealed. Tesco asked Torbay Council to include a Section 106 agreement for road improvements and educational purposes in its original £2million land deal when it bought the town centre car park. The company wants the S106 — imposed by members of…

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Park and Ride

Article posted on 30 August 2013. The recently reopened Brixham park and ride car park has received the thumbs up from the town’s chamber of commerce. Businesses in the port believe the new facility at the top of the town will bring in shoppers and help inject vital cash into Brixham’s economy. The park and ride was closed last year when Brixham…

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Coach stop moves

The current National Express Bus Stop in Bank Lane is a shared loading bay/bus stop which is utilised by delivery Lorries (before 10.00am and after 16.00pm), Country Bus Services 15 and 16 and National Express Services. Bank Lane is an extremely busy area and there are times when the National Express Coach cannot serve the allocated stop due to late…

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Wall Park Update

THE Brixham Chamber of Commerce has expressed its strong objections to a proposed housing development on the former Pontin’s holiday park site in the port. Developers Northern Trust have returned with a new proposal for the now derelict site in Wall Park Road. The company had an outline application to build 231 homes and 14 tourist chalets turned down two…

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