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Calling all mentors

Calling all mentors

We'd like to encourage local business people to put themselves forward to become Enterprise Advisors for our future workforce. The Careers & Enterprise Company, the Heart of the South West LEP and CSW Group are working with schools across Somerset, linking businesses...

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Outcome on car parking charges in Frome

Outcome on car parking charges in Frome

Car Parking Charges - report from Mendip District Counci'ls Cabinet meeting on 21 May 2018 The outcome is:- 1. Car parking charges will increase, and the Portfolio Holder has authority to increase them for the next three years. 2. Season ticket prices will increase...

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Chamber responds to car park proposals for Frome

Chamber responds to car park proposals for Frome

Mendip District Council (MDC) is considering a review of its car parking strategy for the whole of Mendip which presently includes plans to increase hourly fees by RPI rounded up to the nearest 10p, and then again annually, put up the price of season tickets  by 60%...

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Mendip Car Parking review means big changes for Frome

Mendip Car Parking review means big changes for Frome

Mendip District Council has done a review of its Car Parking Strategy. Although there is as yet no formal consultation on it we have a copy which includes the following:- MDC propose to increase car parking charges by the increase in CPI rounded up to the nearest 10p...

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Discuss and Do looks at Instagram

Discuss and Do looks at Instagram

We had another great Discuss and Do event at Sam’s Kitchen in January, run by Frome Diary’s Dawn Denton. She looked at how Instagram can help build a community around your business. She covered everything from how to set up your business profile to using hashtags, the...

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Be an award-winning business!

Be an award-winning business!

Entries have opened for the Mendip Business Awards and the Chamber would love to see more Frome companies put themselves forward for an accolade. You have until the end of March to get your entry in! This year there are even more categories – including ones for...

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Help needed for mock interviews at Frome College

Help needed for mock interviews at Frome College

Frome College is looking for local business people to work with its students to help them get ready for the world of work. Each year the College offers its Year 10 students the chance to take part in mock interviews and they need plenty of people to help put the...

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Businesses invited to show Walkers are Welcome in Frome

Businesses invited to show Walkers are Welcome in Frome

Frome Town Council is looking for local businesses to get involved in its bid to get Walkers are Welcome accreditation for Frome. Project Officer Emma Parker is inviting companies based in the town to get in touch to find out the benefits of being part of the scheme....

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Free consultancy for local business from town council

Free consultancy for local business from town council

Frome Town Council is offering free confidential consultancy for local businesses. The visit takes an hour and highlights a range of opportunities to promote the good things you are doing, to improve performance and to play a role in the local community.  We provide a...

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