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Free Christmas parking in Frome

Free Christmas parking in Frome

Great news for Christmas. Mendip District Council has announced that there will be free parking in all its car parks in the week before Christmas. The Chamber has been told that all MDC carparks - subject to each individual carpark's time restrictions - will have free...

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Boyle Cross will be ready for Christmas Light Switch On

Boyle Cross will be ready for Christmas Light Switch On

This is an update from Frome Town Council on the progress of work at Boyle Cross. Work is now proceeding apace to complete the first phase of work at Boyle Cross.  The new paving and loading bay in the area below the Boyle Cross monument are virtually complete.  High...

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Retail Group October 2017 minutes

Retail Group October 2017 minutes

Frome Retail Group met on Tuesday 3rd October at 6pm upstairs at The Cornerhouse. Neil Howlett from the Chamber chaired the meeting. Peter Wheelhouse from the Town Council attended. Thanks to those who came. Boyle Cross Peter Wheelhouse reported that he was meeting...

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Brexit survey for businesses

Brexit survey for businesses

Throughout the Brexit negotiations, the voice of Chamber business communities has never been more important. The business voice needs to be heard - both on the immediate challenge of Brexit negotiations, and on wider business issues. This poll by the British Chambers...

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Funding available for rural businesses

Funding available for rural businesses

Rural businesses and organisations in the Heart of the South West can still apply to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) for grants through the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme. £12.4 million of European Agricultural Fund for Rural...

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What has the Chamber being doing recently?

What has the Chamber being doing recently?

Amongst other things we attended the ‘Three Tiers’ meeting of Councillors from the Town, District and County councils convened by the Town Council. They have agreed to work together to improve the signage in town so visitors can find their around better, both in cars...

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Breakfast, Coffee, and Facebook Tips

Pictured is Dawn Denton of Frome Diary talking about using Facebook for business On Sept 5, 2017 the Frome Business Breakfast invited Dawn Denton of the Frome Diary to share some simple tips on how to make the most of Facebook. Held over a delicious breakfast and some...

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Frome businesses invited to Chamber AGM

Frome businesses invited to Chamber AGM

Frome business owners are being invited to the Chamber of Commerce’s AGM being held on 12 September where they’ll hear what is planned to promote the town in the coming year. The evening starts at 6pm with canapes at the Cheese and Grain and all businesses are welcome...

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