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A new interactive resource for Brixham

A new interactive resource for Brixham

Brixham Arts & Theatre Society continue their role as arts mentors and creative supporters in Brixham and the surrounding area with the commissioning of a new brixhamwalks.org website. Brixhamwalks.org works on phones and computers alike, is easy to use and easy...

South Devon Players launches all-new Devon tour

South Devon Players launches all-new Devon tour

This theatre production of Shakespeare's Macbeth, which in 2019 netted the theatre company a theatre award in New York, is back on tour across South Devon in 2023-24.  Macbeth, one of Shakespeare's most famous plays, is reimagined, with the original text performed set...

Making a difference

Making a difference

Shoalstone Seawater Pool has won the BBC Make a Difference Award in the Community Group category. This recognition goes to all the volunteers (including the trustees), staff and everyone who uses and supports Shoalstone.  What a way to end the season! There are...

WBW Solicitors open new office in Brixham

WBW Solicitors open new office in Brixham

The expansion is being described as a 'significant milestone' for the firm. The new office is located in Bolton Street. The latest addition means WBW Solicitors can now boast an impressive network of 13 office locations, strategically positioned to meet the legal...

Casting – Macbeth Auditions

Casting – Macbeth Auditions

The South Devon players are casting for all roles in their forthcoming production of Macbeth. This is the original unabridged drama, set in a near future post-apocalyptic landscape, performed aroundDevon by established, award winning Devon theatre company. Their...

Nothing fishy here!

Nothing fishy here!

Huge congratulations to Fishcombe Cove Café on once again achieving a 5 star hygiene rating on their recent unannounced hygiene and safety inspection. Chloe Pavely said "Not gonna lie, these inspections give me nightmares. Despite ensuring your business is always safe...

New DIY and building supplies store

New DIY and building supplies store

New chamber member Inter-Line is proud to announce the opening of its newly refurbished DIY and building supplies store on Northfields Industrial Estate in Brixham. Commercial Manager Steve Vincent explained "We have recently more than doubled the size of our Brixham...

Jo from Guardhouse Café wins SW barista competition

Jo from Guardhouse Café wins SW barista competition

It was firsts all round as espresso maker Johanna Harakis won her first barista competition - the competition was also the first held by regional coffee roasters Owens Coffee. Johanna, who works at The Guardhouse Café at Berry Head, Brixham, was named the first Owens...

Shoalstone Pool – End of season update

Shoalstone Pool – End of season update

What a season Shoalstone Seawater Pool in Brixham has had. 2022 will be remembered for the wonderful hot summer and a great team of lifeguards. Great news - we are now a Registered Charity. Charity status means that we can now apply to more funding streams to keep our...

Complete closure is simply not an acceptable solution

Complete closure is simply not an acceptable solution

As a professional in the construction industry I am aghast at the lack of either public consultation or a suitable enabling works strategy proposed to mitigate the disruption in traffic movement.

As a quick exercise I have drafted a simple phasing plan to show how there could be potential for such an approach.

Platinum for Chocella at Devon Food and Drink Awards 2022

Platinum for Chocella at Devon Food and Drink Awards 2022

Devon’s talented food and drink scene was alive at Monday (3rd October) night’s 11th Food Drink Devon Awards.  Over 330 individuals from the county’s finest food and drink producers, hospitality and catering businesses and  speciality retailers celebrated in...

Vigilance saved by £820k grant

Vigilance saved by £820k grant

Vigilance BM76, the classic Brixham sailing trawler, has been awarded an £820k grant from the Cultural Assets Fund (CAF), which is administered by the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF). The grant will finance vital ‘below the waterline’ repairs.  Nigel...