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TRTBID ballot to take place in the autumn

TRTBID ballot to take place in the autumn

The Torbay Retail and Tourism Business Improvement District (TRTBID) consultation has been happening across Torbay for several months. Sarah Whitaker, TRTBID project manager, gives an update on the timetable. "All 3,000+ Torbay retail and tourism businesses were sent...

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South Devon Players invited to film/TV convention

South Devon Players invited to film/TV convention

A Westcountry theatre group and film company will be heading up a film production panel at a movie and TV convention alongside stars from Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Star Wars and Ghostbusters. Chamber member, The South Devon Players Theatre and Film Company has been...

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Chambers strengthen links

Chambers strengthen links

Brixham Chamber of Commerce is to join with its larger Devon neighbour in a bid to make its voice heard beyond Torbay. The smaller chamber of commerce has now joined forces with the Plymouth and Devon Chamber of Commerce, following the Chamber's recent expansion to...

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Creating a buzz for bee charity

Creating a buzz for bee charity

Brixham marketing specialist Michelle Roberts is hoping to create a buzz for a British bee charity. Michelle, who recently launched her own business The Creative Marketer, has created designs for one of her newest clients, the British Beekeepers Association. She said:...

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From Qatar to the Quayside

From Qatar to the Quayside

Chamber members Bridget and Chris Bowring of the Quayside Hotel worked in Qatar, Brunei, Korea and London before discovering our quaint harbour town of Brixham 17 years ago. Anita Newcombe finds out more. I am meeting Bridget and Chris at the Quayside, the hotel they...

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Plymouth Business Show 2015

Plymouth Business Show 2015

Plymouth and Devon Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that the Plymouth Business Show will be returning in 2015 on Wednesday 17 June at Plymouth Pavilions. Building on from the last Plymouth Business Show, the aim is to provide a high-profile forum for...

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Brixham Shop wins Fairtrade award

Brixham Shop wins Fairtrade award

Aardman Animations, partnered with Fairtrade heroes, Divine Chocolate, to present the South West Fairtrade Business Silver Award to Sally Fisher owner of Oats Healthy Living Store & Café, Bolton Street Brixham. The presentation took place in the Watershed in...

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We are backing the TRTBID

We are backing the TRTBID

Brixham Chamber of Commerce has formally given its support to the proposed Torbay Retail and Tourism Business Improvement District. BIDs are an opportunity for businesses to come together, decide what improvements they want to make to their location, how they are...

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TRT BID Workshops

TRT BID Workshops

The next stage of consultation for the Torbay Retail and Tourism Business Improvement District (TRTBID) is the Business Workshops. These workshops will allow businesses to help identify those projects/initiatives they feel are most important in line with the projected...

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Boatyard plan for Oxen Cove

Boatyard plan for Oxen Cove

Boat building could be returning to Brixham for the first time in decades after an internationally-successful business confirmed it was considering a move to the Bay. Torbay Council has revealed it is in 'well developed' talks with an undisclosed company to re-locate...

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Brixham business wins national award

Brixham business wins national award

Two Brixham-based business ladies are celebrating after receiving a National Award for the performance of their successful health insurance business.  Founded by Jacqui Shaw and Pauline Neal, Coralline Health has been declared the winner of the ‘Western Provident...

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Public Fish Market

Public Fish Market

One of the Chamber's new projects for 2015 is the creation of a regular fish market open to the public to help increase footfall in Brixham. The 14th April is the tentative start date, which coincides with the opening date for the new Rockfish Restaurant. The market...

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