Chamber News

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Shaftesbury To Celebrate Its Many Independent Retailers

You’ll notice a new phrase appear on social media and in shop windows in Shaftesbury this summer with the hashtag, #IndyShaftesbury. The town’s Chamber of Commerce is launching an initiative to celebrate the high percentage of independent businesses on Shaftesbury’s High Street. ‘Indy’ shops are considered good for the local ...
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Join us for breakfast on Thursday June 21st

We are excited to announce that the new owners of The High Street Cafe and Bakery are keen to take over hosting our breakfast meetings following the closure of our previous venue. We very much hope you will join us for our meeting next week and that you will enjoy ...
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Cattle Market Questionnaire

If you can't make it to the Shaftesbury Cattle Market – Public engagement and Town Meeting at the town hall on June 11th you can still share your views on the cattle market site with this online questionnaire. It is vital that we make as much noise as possible about the ...
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Ward Goodman help The Botanical Candle Co. keep its flame burning bright

Ward Goodman, the Dorset based firm of Chartered Accountants and Independent Financial Advisers, are delighted to count The Botanical Candle Co. amongst their Shaftesbury based clients. The company, which started making hand-poured soy wax candles in 2014 in a bid to produce more ecologically sound alternatives to burning paraffin candles, recently ...
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Blanchards Bailey does the double

Shaftesbury Chamber member Blanchards Bailey LLP has claimed a double victory and a special commendation in prestigious awards. Blanchards Bailey LLP scooped the coveted Dispute Resolution Team and Private Client Team titles at the 2018 Dorset Legal Awards. The expanding firm, with offices in Shaftesbury, also received a special commendation ...
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MARCH NETWORKING LUNCH

  THIS THURSDAY 22ND, 12:30 - 14:00 at THE GROSVENOR ARMS Dear Members & Friends of the Chamber Our next networking event will be a lunch this Thursday 22nd March and we’d love you to join us.  Basset’s Estate Agents have recently expanded and opened their latest office in Shaftesbury.  ...
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Shaftesbury Christmas Events 2017

Shaftesbury’s Christmas late night spectacular on MONDAY 4th of December will see (and hear) the town raising the spirits with a huge sing-along. The massed community and local schools’ choir will join together in a chorus of around 200 to kick off the festive season. Santa’s grotto will be inside ...
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THIS MONTH’S NETWORKING

Come and join us for our next business networking meeting hosted by Shaftesbury and District Chamber of Commerce. This month is our last meeting for this year so don’t miss out on a chance to mix with other business people in Shaftesbury. Please do drop us an email to book ...
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End of an era for Shaftesbury Chamber

After an unprecedented four consecutive years as chair of Shaftesbury and District Chamber of Commerce Clive Carter stepped down at the AGM on Thursday 13th April. The 62 year old chain of office was passed on to David Perry of Shaftesbury Wines who has been acting Vice Chairman for the ...
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Let the Dorset Growth Hub help you find the key to unlock your growth potential!

Are you aware of the support you could potentially access to help develop your business? Let the Dorset Growth Hub help you find the key to unlock your growth potential! The Dorset Growth Hub are delighted to invite you to our free workshop on the morning of Wednesday 29th March at The Exchange, Sturminster Newton ...
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The British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey

The British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey for the current quarter closes on Sunday 12th March. As affiliate members of Dorset Chamber we are entitled to take part in this and have our voices heard on a national level- so please do so! Click here to complete the survey, it ...
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