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ERTBID – Vote YES before 30th June

ERTBID – Vote YES before 30th June

Brixham Chamber of Commerce supports the ERTBID and urges all eligible businesses to 'Vote YES' before the deadline at the end of June. An open letter from Laurence Murrell Dear Colleague, You should have received your ERTBID ballot paper over the weekend. PLEASE VOTE...

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Big Bellys reduce mess, deter pests and cut costs

Big Bellys reduce mess, deter pests and cut costs

Brixham is to start an extended trial of 'Big Belly' bins to reduce litter around the harbour and cut costs. The solar-powered bins compact waste, giving them at least five times the capacity of the current bins. They also sense when they are almost full and send a...

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Parking Review and Central Car Park

Parking Review and Central Car Park

The subject of parking is on the agenda again. Torbay Council are reviewing parking strategy at the moment and the opportunity remains to influence the outcome before it becomes final. These are the issues our research has highlighted with regard to Brixham Central...

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Love your High Street

Love your High Street

Shop up the High Street are passionate about shopping locally and loving your high street. That’s why they’d love you to be a part of Love Torbay High Street Week, 11th-17th July, a new campaign that celebrates local high street businesses and the positive impact...

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Bringing the colour back to Middle Street

Bringing the colour back to Middle Street

It was with great pleasure that the Brixham Chamber Of Commerce presented Mary Thompson, founder of 'The Pride In Brixham' Volunteers group, with a cheque for £1250 towards the costs to reinstate the hanging baskets on the Middle Street, Central Car park wall. This...

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Devon Business Show 2016

Devon Business Show 2016

This year's Devon Business Show, takes place on Wednesday 15th June at Plymouth Pavilions. Entering its fourth year, the show has grown both in popularity and reputation and this year is set to bring together over 1000 businesses from across the county to network and...

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Quarterly Economic Survey – Q2 2016

The Devon Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey, which forms part of the British Chambers of Commerce national Quarterly Economic Survey, is now open for responses for Quarter 2 2016. The Quarterly Economic Survey is hugely important in giving us an...

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Change of philosophy needed for parking strategy

Change of philosophy needed for parking strategy

Councils all over the country over complicate parking tariffs and car parking strategy. Our own Torbay Council is no exception, with tariffs being constantly reviewed, strategy being amended, battered and sticker infested confusing signage, all leading to bemused...

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Brixfest 2016

Dragon boat racing will feature for the first time at this year's Brixfest. The free, family-friendly festival is being held in Brixham over the bank holiday weekend from May 28 to June 1, and will also have live music, fireworks, children's activities and cooking...

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ERTBID Business Plan

ERTBID Business Plan

A landmark stage has been reached as the business plan for the proposed English Riviera Tourism Business Improvement District has been revealed. If successful, the initiative will raise £3million to promote the English Riviera brand worldwide at a time Torbay Council...

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Devon & South Devon Tourism Awards 2016

Devon & South Devon Tourism Awards 2016

Calling all Brixham’s best tourism businesses! It’s time to apply for the annual tourism excellence awards. There are two competitions open to all tourism businesses in Brixham: the Visit Devon awards, and the South Devon Herald Express awards. The two competitions...

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EU Referendum: BCC Information Sheets

British Chambers of Commerce have created a number of neutral EU Referendum briefings to provide information to businesses wanting clearer information on a number of issues. You can download the briefings at:...

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