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Julia Finzel – Artist and Photographer

Julia Finzel – Artist and Photographer

Julia Finzel is an established Artist and Photographer who has been living in Brixham since 1993. Julia recently joined Brixham Chamber and is also a member of The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Dartington Printmakers and The Double Elephant print workshop in Exeter. She...

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Torbay Business Festival

Torbay Business Festival

Award winning Brixham based business, Flossy & Jim, will be one of the guest speakers at the Torbay Business Festival next month.  The creators of the Flossy & Jim brand, illustrators Lynette and James Dare will be talking about their journey ‘From Bankruptcy...

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Develop your digital skills

Develop your digital skills

This free information session, delivered in partnership with TDA and the English Riviera BID Company, takes place at the Riviera Centre, Torquay on 26th September. It explains how you can access 12 hours of fully subsidised support to develop your digital skills and...

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Jobs Fair returns to Torquay

Jobs Fair returns to Torquay

Following the success of the Jobs Fair in March, where 55 businesses took space and over 700 job seekers attended, this free event returns to the Town Hall in Torquay on Friday 5th October. The Jobs Fair gives you the face to face opportunity to recruit both permanent...

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High Street Heroes

High Street Heroes

As part of the Love Your High Street Week, the winners from Brixham, Paignton and Torquay recently received their Torbay Love Your High Street Hero Award. The three businesses receiving their trophy, made by local business Studio 56, are Maison et Vie, Peaky Blinders...

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BrixFest 2018 – most enjoyable yet.

BrixFest 2018 – most enjoyable yet.

The weekend began with an apocalyptic weather forecast (which was unsurprisingly wrong), and ended with beautiful sunshine on Breakwater Beach. On Saturday, the festival was officially opened by one of our favourite people - Mary Thomson from Pride in Brixham. Our...

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Middle Street – bucking the trend

Middle Street – bucking the trend

It's the street that Brixham forgot - and now it's bucking the high street shopping trend in some style. At a time when retail giants such as House of Fraser and Poundland are struggling, a row of independent shops run by dedicated specialists is doing very nicely...

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Devon Delivers – Business Promotion Grants

Devon Delivers – Business Promotion Grants

Applications are being sought for the latest round of Devon County Council's Business Promotion Grant. Grants of up to £1,500 are available to help companies looking to reach new customers. The funding, which is offered through a competitive bidding process, is aimed...

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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...

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England’s Seafood FEAST

England’s Seafood FEAST

England’s Seafood Coast will play host to a feast for all the senses between Saturday 22nd September and Sunday 7th October 2018. For 2 weeks you will be able to immerse yourself in England’s Seafood FEAST, eating some of the best seafood in the world and experiencing...

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Combating plastic pollution

Combating plastic pollution

The English Riviera is being urged to actively support the campaign to ban environmentally devastating single use plastics. Councillors want Torbay Council to sign up to the campaign being run by Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) and DevonLive/Herald Express so that the...

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Middle Street’s chocolate heaven

Middle Street’s chocolate heaven

During the summer of 2017, after a decade of pondering her dream, Tracy Clarke made it a reality by opening Chocella, a small but perfectly presented chocolate haven situated on Brixham's Middle Street. Tracy put her heart and soul into Chocella, named after her...

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