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Braeside Works

Braeside Works

Frome Chamber of Commerce has sent in a submission on planning proposals for housing on a site at Braeside Works, on a site north of The Old Church School coming out onto Christchurch Street next to Pure Moves. Our main objection is that it is contrary to Mendip...

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Braeside Works

Saxonvale plans

The Chamber welcomes the news that Mendip District Council has purchased certain parts of the Saxonvale site in Frome and we look forward to hearing more about its plans for developing the site. We believe the Saxonvale planning brief remains an excellent document to...

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Town Benchmarking Survey 2017

Town Benchmarking Survey 2017

Each year the town council undertakes a town benchmarking survey to see how Frome measures up nationally. Overall, the latest survey is good news for the town, concluding 'Frome continues to be a successful and popular local service centre'. Other findings show that...

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Free support for Somerset businesses

Free support for Somerset businesses

If you’re looking for new ways to make more money and find new customers the you might be interested in the Growth Support Programme. This is completely free to businesses in the Somerset area and the support on offer includes: An initial 3 hour face to face meeting...

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Braeside Works

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...

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Outcome on car parking charges in Frome

Outcome on car parking charges in Frome

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...

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Outcome on car parking charges in Frome

Chamber responds to car park proposals for Frome

Frome & District Chamber of Commerce are disappointed that MDC are still proposing to impose above inflation increases in car parking charges, even larger increases in season ticket prices, and to impose Sunday charges in Frome, and then to have further above...

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Braeside Works

Mendip Car Parking review means big changes 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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Discuss and Do looks at Instagram

Discuss and Do looks at Instagram

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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