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Inglewood Development Proposed Road Closures

Inglewood Development Proposed Road Closures

On Monday 24th October our Chair and Vice Chair had the opportunity to join a meeting between councillors and the developers of the Inglewood housing estate.

We are writing to Torbay Council to request they demand proof from the developers, by means of detailed traffic modelling, that the proposed diversion system is capable of handling the increased flow of traffic in and out of Brixham at peak times.

Above and Below exhibition

Above and Below exhibition

Works and artefacts from the UK coastline Time and Tide Bell Project are to go on display until 16 October at Artizan Collective Gallery. The project, which was first conceived in 2008 by artist, sculptor and bell-maker Marcus Vergette, now includes seven completed...

Brixham Banking Hub location announced

Brixham Banking Hub location announced

It has been confirmed that Brixham's Banking Hub will open in the coming months at 62 Fore Street, the former site of Lloyds Bank. Anthony Magnall MP has been working with Brixham Town Council and the Access to Cash Action Group since last year on a campaign to bring...

Brixham Food Bank

Brixham Food Bank

Reverend Elisabeth Lakey representing Brixham Food Bank was one of the guest speakers at Brixham Chamber’s meeting on 19th July. Elisabeth explained that Brixham’s Food Bank is a charitable organisation run entirely by volunteers which provides food parcels for those...

Well-deserved recognition for Hannah

Well-deserved recognition for Hannah

Brixham’s Hannah Beaumont spends up to eight hours every week litter picking on Brixham’s beaches and made it through to the semi-finals of Eventbrite’s Hobby Hero competition. The competition was launched in May to find Britain’s greatest hobbyist and help them share...

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Brixham will be going back to the Fifties in style to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June. Organisers working with Brixham Future have revealed their programme for more than 40 free events in the port to celebrate 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II’s reign...

Behind the scenes at Shoalstone Pool

Behind the scenes at Shoalstone Pool

Over the winter months much has been going on behind the scenes at Shoalstone pool including: The formation of a Charitable Incorporated Organisation and a transfer of undertakings from the existing Community Interest Company to accelerate fundraising efforts as they...

Brixham Time and Tide Bell

Brixham Time and Tide Bell

Despite numerous challenges caused by COVID 19 and associated problems, one of which has been to undertake a slight redesign of the Bell supporting structure, we are delighted that the Brixham Time and Tide Bell will soon be installed on Breakwater Beach. Local...

Naturally Inspiring Business Awards

Naturally Inspiring Business Awards

It's full steam ahead for Torbay's first Naturally Inspiring Business Awards. The Bay's business fraternity has been forced to live in the shadow of the pandemic for more than two years. But the businesses and those people who have run them have  battled through...

Brixham sculptor wins public vote

Brixham sculptor wins public vote

Elisabeth Hadley from Brixham won the public vote to make a permanent tribute in Torquay to "one of its most famous daughters, Dame Agatha Christie", Torbay council said. The bronze creation of the author sitting on a bench with her dog will stand in The Strand as...

Volunteers needed – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Volunteers needed – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Brixham Future have been working on the organization of a programme of free public events from 2nd-5th June 2022 to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. To deliver a safe, secure series of activities including the central parade they need several public minded...

Brixham to pioneer banking ‘hub’

Brixham to pioneer banking ‘hub’

Brixham has been chosen to pioneer a new banking system which helps small towns cope with the closure of their High Street bank branches. It will be one of just five towns in England and Scotland to take part in the project, with the announcement being hailed as a...