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Centenary Awards – Round 2

Centenary Awards – Round 2

Round 2 closed on the 1st August and the judges made Awards to the following organisations in Brixham: Round 2 Brixham Theatre - £2,000. Equipment for National Theatre performances Play Torbay - £2,100. Forest school sessions for local home schooled children Three...

The King’s Awards for Enterprise

The King’s Awards for Enterprise

Invitation to an event for The King’s Awards for Enterprise on Tuesday 20th June 2023 between 3.30-6pmIn the Horizon Restaurant, South Devon College Business owners/managers, managing directors and businesses leaders of companies and groups in Torbay, South Devon are...

Brixham Foodbank demand soars

Brixham Foodbank demand soars

Numbers  of local families using Brixham foodbank have reached their highest ever and, as with other foodbanks across the country, this increase in demand has come at a time when donations of food and funds have reduced because of the cost-of-living effects...

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...

Brixham Town Centre WhatsApp Group

Brixham Town Centre WhatsApp Group

Bob Higginson of The Chart Room and PCSO Karl Copik of Brixham Police have created a WhatsApp Group to enable traders to quickly share reports of suspected crime or anti-social behaviour in the town. Bob said " Brixham is generally a very safe place and the vast...

March 2021 – Chamber Update

March 2021 – Chamber Update

by Alex Foley, Vice- Chair I hope you have made it through the winter months ok and that the roadmap out of lockdown is giving you hope for a successful 2021. With the end of the tunnel in sight and with our AGM approaching it feels like a good time to contact you...

Brixham Stronger Together

Brixham Stronger Together

Brixham Stronger Together has been working with the Brixham Chamber of Commerce to look at ways we can support our local businesses to prosper. We have a lot of small businesses in Brixham who are not likely to have the luxury of an Employee Assistance Programme...

Brixham Future – 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Brixham Future – 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Brixham played a crucial role in the liberation of Europe. The American 4th Division departed our harbour and landed on the first beach to be liberated - Utah. Allied forces and refugees were welcomed into our community and many remain in our local churchyard. We...

Electoral Review of Torbay – Warding Arrangements

Electoral Review of Torbay – Warding Arrangements

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England has formally commenced an electoral review of Torbay Council. The purpose of this letter is to inform you of the review and seek your views on future ward boundaries for the council. The Commission is carrying out a...

Brixham Means Business – 29th June

Brixham Means Business – 29th June

Brixham Means Business -   breakfast networking club, 29th June 7.30-9.00am at the Berry Head Hotel. This month's guest speaker is Barry Cole who will be talking about Leadership in Business. Book here

BCC call again for fundamental reform

BCC call again for fundamental reform

Government plans to cut business rates for small retailers have been dismissed as “just a sticking plaster” by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The measure, previously announced in the Autumn Statement, offers £300m to save 300,000 small retailers £1,000 off...

George O’Hagan – Memories

George O’Hagan – Memories

I am very sorry to report the passing, on Tues. 3rd December, of George O`Hagan. Prior to retirement, he and his wife Rosemary owned The Harbour Pot Shop on Middle Street and Memories on The Quay. To older members of the Chamber, George is remembered as a long...