Yeovil Chamber News

President's Heartbeat – w/c 7th April

President's Heartbeat – w/c 7th April

President's Heartbeat – 7th April 2019 “Our young people are our most precious resource. . .we must not fail them” 4th April at the Manor Hotel Yeovil, was a watershed ... more

Released on 11/04/2019


President's Heartbeat – w/c 18th January

President's Heartbeat – w/c 18th January

‘Brexit’ – A Statement From Yeovil Chamber “It is now two and half years since the referendum and we appear to be no further forward.  Whatever your political persuasio... more

Released on 18/01/2019


President's Heartbeat – w/c 3rd December

President's Heartbeat – w/c 3rd December

The November 2017 arrival in Yeovil of a new Chief Inspector for Avon & Somerset Police is another pivotal appointment, contributing to the positive change occurring in Yeovil.  As usual, thi... more

Released on 30/11/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 26th November

President's Heartbeat - w/c 26th November

President's Heartbeat – 26th November 2018 Following on from our work with Somerset County Council Highways, I have now added public transport to my to-do list.  Since the mid-2... more

Released on 26/11/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 13th August

President's Heartbeat - w/c 13th August

President's Heartbeat – 13th August 2018 On 9th August, as part of my mission to bring education and industry together, I met with Amy Norris, 6th Form Teacher at Fiveways Special School ... more

Released on 13/08/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 21st July

President's Heartbeat - w/c 21st July

This week brought the announcement that the owners of the Quedam Shopping Centre have acquired the long-derelict Reckleford Cattle Market for redevelopment.  Quedam also owns the ex-Vincents Yard... more

Released on 30/07/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 26th June

President's Heartbeat - w/c 26th June

Attendance continues to increase for the regular Yeovil Chamber Business Leaders Breakfasts. On 21st June, Alex Parmley, CEO of South Somerset District Council (SSDC) briefed more than thirty Cham... more

Released on 27/06/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 4th June

President's Heartbeat - w/c 4th June

President’s Heartbeat – 4th June 2018 These are exciting times for Yeovil and the surrounding region.  The indicators are positive, and the business environment continues to ex... more

Released on 05/06/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 12th May

President's Heartbeat - w/c 12th May

President’s Heartbeat - 12th May 2018 Some of you may be aware there is a presence flying the flag for all things happening in Yeovil.  Formed in 2013, Love Yeovil harnesses th... more

Released on 14/05/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 25th April

President's Heartbeat - w/c 25th April

President’s Heartbeat - 25th April 2018 Thursday 19th April saw the first outing for our new Business Leaders’ Breakfast on a beautiful clear spring morning at Yeovil Golf Club.  B... more

Released on 26/04/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 9th April

President's Heartbeat - w/c 9th April

President’s Heartbeat - 9th April 2018 A membership survey is about to hit your screens, and Chamber is seeking your valued input.  Yeovil Chamber is seeking to develop a manageable budg... more

Released on 09/04/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 18th March

President's Heartbeat - w/c 18th March

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 18th March 2018 Monday 12th March, marked my third AGM as President.  2017 saw increased value for our members; Yeovil Chamber is bringing business people... more

Released on 19/03/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 5th March

President's Heartbeat - w/c 5th March

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 5th March 2018 The lingering (and damaging) perception of Yeovil as somehow stuck in the 1980s, down-at-heel and dominated by engineering jobs, is being swept ... more

Released on 05/03/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 19th February

President's Heartbeat - w/c 19th February

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 19th February 2018 During 2016 and 2017 Chamber invested much of the budget on website development, communications and networking events, and that investment is st... more

Released on 19/02/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 5th February

President's Heartbeat - w/c 5th February

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 5th February 2018 On 1st February, I attended yet another landmark moment at Yeovil College, for the opening of the new Motor Vehicle Workshop facility, part-funde... more

Released on 05/02/2018