The Salty Sparrow

We are a small and cosy bistro cafe located in the heart of Brixham, close to the harbour. Our ethos is good quality food and wine with the emphasis on classic and modern food served in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere. We offer a freshly made menu with the best of ingredients sourced locally and seasonally where possible. We have comfortable relaxed seating inside as well…

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Christmas Social: 3rd Dec, 8pm, the Lytehouse

We are experimenting this winter with a social & networking evening, to be held at one of Brixham’s very best restaurants, and one of the Chamber’s newest members – the Lytehouse (Monday 3rd December at 8pm). Tickets (£15 per person) need to be booked in advance by emailing hospitality@brixhamchamber.co.uk. But you can pay for them on the night, and this…

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WW2 Brixham’s lasting legacy

Details have been revealed of a series of information boards which  are to be erect­ed to commemorate Brix­ham’s role during the Second World War. The  project has  been organised by  regeneration group Brixham  Future which is aiming to create  a ‘lasting legacy’. Eight    boards,  to be installed to  mark the  75th anniversary of D-Day, will feature different aspects of wartime…

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New parking charges from November 1

Torbay Council has approved a new set of parking tariffs to be introduced from November 1 2018. Commenting on the changes, Nigel Makin who has led the Chamber’s parking lobby for the last three years, said: “There are positives and negatives to the new tariffs structure. The big negative is that we didn’t manage to secure a 50p entry level…

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Torbay Bookkeeping Practice

By Naomi Griffiths of the Torbay Bookkeeping Practice. Torbay Bookkeeping Practice offers General Bookkeeping Services, Year-End Accounts, Self-Assessment and Digital Accounting Software Consultancy. I’m an Associate Member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, so you can rest assured that I’m insured, competent and regulated by a Professional Code. My mission is to spread the word about the wonderful benefits of…

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TV news anchors drop in to Brixham

TV celebrities Michael Burke and John Sergeant stopped off in Brixham as part of a sailing trip around the coast of the UK. The pair were filming for a new series about sailing around the UK and had set off from Lowestoft. After four weeks at sea, they were greeted on their arrival in Brixham by the Missin’ Tackle Shanty…

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New jetty approved for Oxen Cove

A new 60 metre long jetty in Brixham that will allow the fishing port to expand to keep up with demand has been unanimously backed by planners. The £1m, 8m wide, 60m long jetty from Oxen Cove Car Park, would be used by several businesses, but in particular by Offshore Shellfish Ltd, the company behind a mega mussel farm planned…

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Golden future for harbour attraction

New events will be taking place on the Golden Hind this summer. The exciting, pirate-themed events will see murder mysteries take place on board every Friday night in July and August. The news comes just a few weeks after the famous boat was bought by Irish couple Sean and Mary Twomey, who have now collaborated with Hannah Stothers from Mystery…

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Julia Finzel – Artist and Photographer

Julia Finzel is an established Artist and Photographer who has been living in Brixham since 1993. Julia recently joined Brixham Chamber and is also a member of The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Dartington Printmakers and The Double Elephant print workshop in Exeter. She undertakes photographic and painting commissions, including promotional portraiture of people in their work place, family portraits, animals…

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Torbay Business Festival

Award winning Brixham based business, Flossy & Jim, will be one of the guest speakers at the Torbay Business Festival next month.  The creators of the Flossy & Jim brand, illustrators Lynette and James Dare will be talking about their journey ‘From Bankruptcy to Hollywood’. Over 500 people are expected at the business event on Thursday 11th October at the…

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