Latest Brixham Stories

2008-10-12 18:00:11

CELEBRITY chef Rick Stein is one of four bidders wanting to run a restaurant at a cliff-top public toilet site in Brixham, Devon. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-30 00:00:00

A dead porpoise was found washed up on a Brixham beach on Thursday - the fourth found on Devon beaches this month. The animals have been found at Bigbury, Beesands, Scabbacombe and, most recently, St Mary's beach near Sharkham Point, Brixham.

2008-09-28 00:00:17

Another dead porpoise has been washed up on a South Devon beach - the fourth already in September. Brixham Seawatch campaigner Lindy Hingley said: "This is quite unusual.

2008-09-28 00:00:12

Fourteen over-50s got up, got out and got active as they took the initiative to dive into Swim Torquay to take part in a fitness first on Wednesday at midday.

2008-09-16 00:00:15

Firefighters were called to a gas cylinder on fire at a farm in Newton Abbot yesterday. The fire was reported just before 6pm on a farm at Shaldon Road, Netherton, Newton Abbot.

2008-08-31 00:00:22

With Brixham's regeneration programme gathering pace, the town anxiously awaits Tesco's ultimate plans, hopefully to be presented next month.

2008-08-30 09:00:31

A collection of nine independent estate agents in Torbay have 'teamed' up to help more buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants in the area, with a website purely dedicated to selling and letting homes in the Bay.

2008-08-24 00:00:33

In a confused moment last week the ol' sailor reached for the dictionary to establish the meaning of the word 'community'. He discovered seven different descriptions, starting with, 'people living in a specific locality', down to 'people unified by common interests'.

2008-08-24 00:00:24

By LIZ PHILLIPS Brixham waterfront's answer to Woodstock twangs into life next month when the pioneering Fishstock Festival switches on the amplifiers for top act Mad Dog McRea and a host of other entertainers.

2008-08-20 00:00:27

By LIZ PHILLIPS Patriotic songs rang around Brixham harbourside as the town band and Orpheus choir joined forces to recreate the Albert Hall atmosphere of The Proms.

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