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Award winning businesses in Frome

Award winning businesses in Frome

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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Mendip Draft Economic Development Strategy

Mendip Draft Economic Development Strategy

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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May Retail Group report

May Retail Group report

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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Business survey shows confidence is improving

Business survey shows confidence is improving

Somerset’s first Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) Breakfast Briefing took place on Wednesday 3 May, highlighting the regional findings from Q1 2017 of the British Chambers’ national business barometer. Business people from across the county attended the event at...

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Two new faces join Harris+Harris Solicitors’ Frome office

Two new faces join Harris+Harris Solicitors’ Frome office

Two new faces have joined Harris + Harris Solicitors to build its specialist legal teams. The firm now employs more than 50 people in its two offices in Frome and Wells after welcoming Christiana Olomolaiye and Victoria Panchal, who work from the Stony Street office....

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Economic survey for Mendip businesses

Economic survey for Mendip businesses

Mendip District Council has asked us to share this information with you and we’d also like to ask you to take the time to fill in the survey. “I’ll start with an apology – as a business in the UK you probably get survey requests all the time.  This one is important...

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Consultation on planning

Consultation on planning

Mendip District Council is launching a final stage of consultation on an important new planning document which sets out the council’s requirements when planning permission is sought for the change of use of a community facility or employment site. The first stage of...

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