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Shoalstone in full swing for the summer

Shoalstone in full swing for the summer

Shoalstone Seawater Pool, Brixham  is now bustling with summer activity. Brixham College recently held their end of term party down at the pool, an annual tradition back in full swing after a lapse during Covid years. Shoalstone Trustees continue to meet...

Leaky Finders!

Leaky Finders!

A Brixham company is celebrating after being short-listed in a competition to find the funniest business name in the country. The competition by SME insurance provider Simply Business was launched to celebrate the wit, creativity, and humour of the nation’s small...

Time is running out for Shoalstone Seawater Pool

Time is running out for Shoalstone Seawater Pool

A report from consultant engineers confirms that the North Western buttress is compromised and, within the next 5 years or a major storm, we could see the total collapse of Shoalstone Seawater Pool, in Brixham.  As a result, the Trustees of Shoalstone Seawater...

Brixham Town FC need your help

Brixham Town FC need your help

With a history dating back to the pre-war years, in 1984 Furzeham Villa changed it's name to Brixham Town FC. The club sadly folded in 2015 but was was reformed in 2020 with a new badge and new club colours and, following much work, established a new home at John...

Kilimanjaro challenge

Kilimanjaro challenge

Eight Torbay RNLI crew volunteers swapped their drysuits and yellow wellies for thermals and hiking shoes as they set off for Tanzania to start their Mount Kilimanjaro climb. A huge fundraising effort has been ongoing since March last year, with station volunteers...

GP services to open at Brixham Hospital

GP services to open at Brixham Hospital

Two GP practices will be opening branch sites at Brixham Hospital next month, meaning there is improved access for people in Brixham and surrounding areas. Compass House and Mayfield Medical Centre are co-locating at the hospital site, after a period of refurbishment,...

Update on Brixham Road closure

Update on Brixham Road closure

The points we put to Deeley Freed and Persimmon in recent weeks have been completely ignored. We are appalled at the approach they have taken to this project throughout the planning stages, never once engaging with the community which they are putting at such risk.

We are considering our options and discussing potential next steps within our community and with our fishing and tourism industries, local education providers and other groups.

Open Letter re Inglewood Road Closure, 27th November

Open Letter re Inglewood Road Closure, 27th November

There was a palpable sense of incredulity and indignation within the room at your proposals for the road closure and associated diversions, due to both (a) the impact it could have on the lives and livelihoods of thousands and (b) the complete lack of engagement you have had with Brixham businesses, residents or community groups about this.

Brixham Road Closure: some progress but major concerns remain

Brixham Road Closure: some progress but major concerns remain

We were given an update from the developers of the Persimmon Homes estate on Wednesday 16th November. The developers presented us with some improvements to their plans, which they are pushing the council to sign off ASAP so they can start on their scheduled date of January 3rd. We welcome part of the news but still have major concerns. 

Brixham Road Proposed Closure – HAVE YOUR SAY

Brixham Road Proposed Closure – HAVE YOUR SAY

Torbay Council have opened a webpage with details of the proposed road closure of Brixham Road as part of the Inglewood development. Within this page there is the opportunity to share your views with the council.

We urge all local residents and businesses to add their thoughts to this portal. The more voices shouting about the potential impacts of this closure on our town, the more likely the council is to think twice before signing off the plans.

Please help ensure local families don’t go hungry this Christmas

Please help ensure local families don’t go hungry this Christmas

Courtesy of Brixham Chamber, you can now make a monetary donation online to Brixham Foodbank. It’s a secure, quick and easy process for anyone with a debit/credit card and you can ask the government to add an additional 25% to your donation by means of gift aid at no extra cost to you.

Santa Run 2022

Santa Run 2022

Sunday 04 Dec 2022 11:00, Old Fish Market This is an off road 3k fun run for charity, hosted by Brixham Harriers in conjunction with Brixham Soroptomists on flat level paths. The event will start and finish under the historical Old Brixham Fish Market on the harbour....