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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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Chamber continues to support the Pirate Festival

Chamber continues to support the Pirate Festival

Chris Slack, who manages the Arts and Craft Market for the Chamber, recently presented a cheque for £1000 on behalf of Brixham Chamber to Pete Beresford, Chairman of the Brixham Pirate Festival 2016. Chris said “The Pirate Festival is hugely important to the town. As...

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How grandma’s passion became my life

How grandma’s passion became my life

Sandy Richards was a dedicated police officer who has now become a creative force within South Devon's sewing community running the highly successful Brixham Sewing Box. Anita Newcombe met Sandy to hear her story of work, love, play and self-discovery. The first time...

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School governors wanted

Churston Grammar are currently seeking applications for new governors to join the governing body. In particular they are looking for applicants with experience in one of the following areas: Legal Building and site management Large-scale fundraising/sponsorship...

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Exporting is GREAT Week

To mark Exporting is GREAT Week (18-22 April), Devon Chamber of Commerce is inviting businesses to attend a free international trade event on Wednesday 20th April at Santander PLC offices, Exeter, marking a new joint venture to promote International Trade. Devon...

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