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Frome Chamber position statement on Saxonvale outline planning permission

Frome weekly markets

We joined many in Frome in our disappointment with Mendip District Council's decision to shorten weekday markets and stop the Saturday market in Frome. Below is the email sent to Cllr Joshua Burr by our President. Dear Cllr Burr I am sure you have had a lot of...

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Frome Chamber position statement on Saxonvale outline planning permission

Chamber position on forthcoming Saxonvale decision

Below is the text of an email sent by Committee member Neil Howlett on behalf of the Chamber to the planning board ahead of its January 2021 meeting to decide the Saxonvale application. Frome & District Chamber of Commerce has always supported the development of...

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Frome Chamber position statement on Saxonvale outline planning permission

Enterprise Advisors for local schools needed

The Heart of the South West Careers Hub has recently expanded, and now includes Oakfield and Selwood in Frome They are looking for with business volunteers (called Enterprise Advisors) to support careers activity in these schools (and others). Enterprise Advisors help...

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Let’s get Christmas wrapped up in Frome campaign

Let’s get Christmas wrapped up in Frome campaign

Frome Town Council and Frome Chamber of Commerce will be running a Let’s Get Christmas Wrapped Up campaign over December to encourage people to shop local and in Frome when lockdown lifts on 2nd December. Frome Town Council has created a number of pages on its...

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Free festive parking in Frome

Free festive parking in Frome

Mendip District Council has confirmed there will be free parking in the Cattle Market car park (also in other towns in specific car parks) on Saturday 5th December for Small Business Saturday. There will then be free parking in all Mendip District Council pay and...

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Frome Chamber position statement on Saxonvale outline planning permission

AGM

Frome Chamber of Commerce has not held an AGM this year, although we have filed accounts as required. With the ongoing Covid-19 situation, the committee felt we should put on hold any plans to get together as part of the AGM until we are able to have a proper...

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Chamber to offer annother FREE online social media course

Chamber to offer annother FREE online social media course

We’ve got another great free Discuss and Do training opportunity for you! Sign up to our online course where we will look at an Introduction to Facebook & Instagram Advertising. Get to grips with Facebook Advertising during these three one hour live sessions...

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Frome Chamber position statement on Saxonvale outline planning permission

Chamber letter to MDC planning board on Saxonvale

Below is a copy of a letter recently sent to Mendip District Council's planning board about the Saxonvale application. Dear Members of the Planning Board, Why has Frome Chamber complained to the Information Commissioner about Mendip District Council about Saxonvale?...

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