Community

Looking to recruit locally?

Jobcentre Plus are looking for employers who would be willing to attend the Rebuild South West Passing Out Parade at The YES Centre Brixham, on Friday 18th March at 11:45am. The idea of the course is to help increase motivation and confidence to help claimants move...

Spring Clean for the Queen Day

Spring Clean for the Queen Day

Brixham Future, Brixham Town Council, Pride in Brixham, Brixham Community Partnership, Brixham Chamber of Commerce with help from the Brixham Public are organising a Spring Clean for the Queen day on Saturday 19th March from 10 to 4pm. The Aim: to combine an Easter...

BCC Parking/Signage Initiative

BCC Parking/Signage Initiative

Brixham Chamber Executive are exploring a number of solutions for improving the visitors experience of Brixham and to ensure the rising number of visitors are encouraged to explore all the attractions and heritage sites that make Brixham unique. It is intended that...

Brixham losing business through traffic chaos

Brixham losing business through traffic chaos

Brixham businesses are losing significant amounts of money due to 'unacceptable delays' caused by roadworks and traffic lights, according to Brixham Chamber of Commerce. The organisation has spoken in support of local councillor Jackie Stockman's recent comments about...

Business Excellence Awards 2015

Business Excellence Awards 2015

The 2015 Herald Express South Devon Business Excellence Awards are now officially open to enter. This year's awards were launched at a networking event at Torquay's Imperial Hotel. Editor of the Herald Express Jim Parker said: "These awards are now in their eighth...

Well deserved success for Pride in Brixham

Well deserved success for Pride in Brixham

A summer full of flowers in Torbay was celebrated at the 2014 Bay Blooms awards at the Riviera Conference Centre at the end of September. Pride in Brixham were once again singled out for the exceptional standard of their voluntary projects around the town and won:...

Community in combined effort

Community in combined effort

A recent collaboration between students, businesses and a local charity for the benefit of the hospital has once again shown that Brixham is working well together. The corner of Bolton Street, where the Threshers building has been demolished is an eye-sore as people...

Brixham businesses clean up!

Brixham businesses clean up!

Traders in Brixham are taking matter into their own hands to spruce up the town’s streets. Torbay Council’s swingeing cuts mean that the Tor2 lengthsmen team will not be in the port until September, after the height of the tourist season. So members of the Chamber of...

Food Bank appeals for donations

Food Bank appeals for donations

Brixham Food Bank is appealing urgently for food and/or funds to help families in need in the town. The Food Bank, which is based at the back of Brixham Library, is staffed by volunteers who work six days a week to provide vital supplies to people who are struggling...

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...

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...

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...