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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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Award winning businesses in Frome

Award winning businesses in Frome

On Tuesday evening, June 27th, three industry experts presented to an audience of local business owners and employees on the importance of branding, part of the monthly free Discuss & Do sessions organised by Frome Town Council, Frome Chamber of Commerce and...

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What has the Chamber being doing recently?

Mendip Draft Economic Development Strategy

Well done to lots of local businesses which have been winning awards lately. Entering awards is a great way to raise your profile so, while it can take a bit of time putting together a submission, it’s worth it when your name is called. Mendip Business Awards We had...

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What has the Chamber being doing recently?

May Retail Group report

The draft of the Mendip Economic Development Strategy 2017-2020 is now available for consultation. The Chamber has been consulted about this and it has been presented to Frome Town Council. Mendip District Council is listening and acting, particularly on the lack of...

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What has the Chamber being doing recently?

Business survey shows confidence is improving

The Retail Group convened by the Chamber and Frome Town Council met on 2nd May at The Cornerhouse. Waste Retailers identified the main problems as cardboard and plastic waste. There are a plethora of suppliers and solutions, some of which are probably not legal....

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