Nautoguide

Nautoguide Ltd develop and host web based mapping and location services. Our maps cover everything from the commemoration of the Battle of Jutland to local authority street cleaning inspection. We have a particular skill in using maps to engage the general public and operate the free Geovey service allowing anyone to crowdsource location based data. Nautoguide is owned and managed by…

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Trinity Sailing Offer

Trinity Sailing are offering an exclusive overnight voyage/networking event on Provident for chamber members at the start of their season, at a discounted rate. There are spaces for up to 11 people on a first-come, first-served basis. The dates would be: Sunday, April 7 – Monday, April 8. The voyage would start and end in Brixham, sailing along the Devon…

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Open letter re Windy Corner and reply from Torbay Council

Dear Sirs, In regard to your recent announcement about the planned work at Windy Corner, we are pleased to see that the much needed upgrade to this junction is going ahead.  However we do feel that, on behalf of our members, we need to pass on some very valid concerns that we have regarding the scheme, as follows. 1. You state…

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End of year report – February 2019

Chairman’s report Firstly, I would like to thank each member of the executive for their hard work and support for the year.  This year has very much been a team effort and all those on the executive have made my job much easier.  I would also like to thank Mike Franchi for his work on our websites and helping keep…

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Bolton to Birdcage

The Bolton Hotel is closed for refurbishment and will become The Birdcage on completion. Details emerged at a hearing into a review of the pub’s licence requested by the police on the grounds of crime and disorder. Police said licence conditions had been breached and two of the people put forward last year to be premises supervisors were not “suitable…

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Breakwater plan put forward for funding

A plan to build a new breakwater to protect Brixham Harbour has been backed by councillors. The £14m scheme for a high-tech floating northern breakwater had been proposed by harbourmaster Adam Parnell. A meeting of Torbay Council backed the scheme to go forward for Government funding. Councillors supported a call from Brixham councillor Vic Ellery for officers to prepare a…

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Executive Elections 2019

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 26th February, as part of our democratic process we will be asking Chamber members to vote on a new Executive committee for 2019. If you have an interest in business issues and our local community, can spare a couple of hours a month and would like to be part of a dynamic and…

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Positive reaction to Brixham ‘micro-regeneration’ murals

A bright blue new mural in the centre of Brixham has got people talking in the fishing port which is fighting the recession by transforming empty spaces and scruffy walls in a wave of ‘micro regeneration’. The colourful wall above the Rowcroft Hospice shop and tattoo parlour in Fore Street is the latest wall mural to decorate the town. Some…

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Christmas Parking Concessions

The Council have agreed to offer free parking from 6-9.30pm on Thursdays 6th, 13th and 20th December in the car parks mentioned below. The Council have also agreed to run a promotional pay for an hour and park (shop) all day on Sunday 9th, 16th and 23rd December also at the car parks mentioned below. Brixham Central – the three…

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The Trinity Sailing Foundation

The Trinity Sailing Foundation operates a small fleet of historic sailing vessels. The three Brixham Trawlers — Leader (1892), Provident (1924), and Golden Vanity (1908) — are owned by the charity and used to change the lives of disadvantaged young people. Our not-for-profit organisation is part-funded by offering Cruises, RYA Courses, Duke of Edinburgh Residentials and Expeditions. Visit www.trinitysailing.org for more information.