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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...

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FREE Smart Skills Courses for 2022

FREE Smart Skills Courses for 2022

Smart Skills helps Devon based small or medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and other organisations to identify skills gaps in their existing workforce and provide the skills training they need to become more resilient. It also helps adults who are employed and looking for...

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Brixham defies Brexit and Covid storm to smash fish sale record

Brixham defies Brexit and Covid storm to smash fish sale record

Brixham Fish Market has posted Brexit-beating, record-breaking sales figures of £43.5m for the year 2021. The port’s best-ever year for sales came amid predictions from pro-EU campaigners that leaving the European Union would destroy the UK’s fishing industry. “We...

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Business support grants – 21 Dec

Business support grants – 21 Dec

The government is introducing a new grant scheme to support businesses that are experiencing difficulties because of the Omicron variant, and the dual impact of staff absences and lower consumer demand. Hospitality (defined as accommodation, food & beverage...

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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...

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Brixham’s Santa Run

Brixham’s Santa Run

Brixham's Santa Run returns on Sunday 5th December 2021 starting at 11am. This is an off road 3k fun run for charity, hosted by Brixham Harriers in conjunction with Brixham Soroptomists on flat level paths. The organisers presented a cheque to Brixham food bank for a...

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Meet the Buyer!  Thur 16th Dec 2-4pm

Meet the Buyer! Thur 16th Dec 2-4pm

Did you know £153m of public sector contract and tender opportunities are available to local businesses? The TDA are working with local public sector partners to buy locally and help SME businesses :  Network with the lead buyers from the local public...

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Exhibitors wanted!

Exhibitors wanted!

Update from organiser Diverse Events on Lanterns, Lights, & 'luminations on 27th November from 10am. "We are ahead of schedule and only have TWO EXHIBITOR SPACES left on The Quay. We are now working with Middle Street to have a second market, so plenty more spaces...

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The Hanging Gardens of Brixham

The Hanging Gardens of Brixham

The TDA has been awarded Local Government funding to proceed with plans for up to 70 town centre “affordable homes” as part of a mixed use development on the site of the central car park. This funding is for “enabling groundworks” for a currently unconfirmed scheme....

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Christmas parking offer

Christmas parking offer

Cut-price parking will tempt Christmas shoppers to spend their seasonal cash in Torbay, councillors are hoping. From December 1 to Christmas Eve, there will be reduced fees in selected Torbay Council car parks, allowing shoppers and visitors to pay for an hour and...

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Digital Support Survey

Digital Support Survey

The TDA are carrying out research into the use of digital media on the high street with the aim of tailoring a future support package to those areas which the survey identifies as most essential locally. If you are a high street retailer, please take a few moments to...

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Funding for development plans for town centre car park

Funding for development plans for town centre car park

A project to transform Brixham's town centre car park will get the lion’s share of a £1m Government funding handout. A long-running housing project in Torquay will also get off the ground as a result of the money from the Brownfield Land Release Fund. Torbay Council...

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