Yeovil Chamber News

President's Heartbeat - w/c 15th January

President's Heartbeat - w/c 15th January

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 15th January 2017 One of our member businesses hit the jackpot this week.  Yeovil Town Football Club found themselves, once again, drawn to play Manchest... more

Released on 15/01/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 8th January

President's Heartbeat - w/c 8th January

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 8th January 2017 I hope you all managed to grab at least a few days R&R over the festive season to recharge your batteries; to spend quality time with you... more

Released on 08/01/2018


President's Heartbeat - w/c 18th December

President's Heartbeat - w/c 18th December

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 18th December 2017 I am pleased to report I was able to act on an opportunity that could mean the difference between a retailer leaving, or staying in Yeovil. ... more

Released on 18/12/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 11th December

President's Heartbeat - w/c 11th December

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 11th December 2017 2017 has seen further evolution of the outreach and influence of Yeovil Chamber.  Stakeholders and agencies now recognise Yeovil Chamber as... more

Released on 11/12/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 4th December

President's Heartbeat - w/c 4th December

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 4th December 2017 Outside interest and investment in Yeovil continues.  In addition to £14m invested to upgrade arterial road junctions around Yeovil, &... more

Released on 04/12/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 27th November

President's Heartbeat - w/c 27th November

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 27th November 2017 Last Wednesday evening, I attended the Somerset Chamber AGM at the Holiday Inn, Taunton.  More than sixty delegates made up of business lea... more

Released on 27/11/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 20th November

President's Heartbeat - w/c 20th November

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 20th November 2017 On Saturday 18th November, I donned my hi-viz jacket and eagerly joined the small team of volunteers escorting the children’s Lantern Para... more

Released on 20/11/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 13th November

President's Heartbeat - w/c 13th November

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 13th November 2017 Friday 10th November was a day of contrast.  In the morning I attended the HOTSW LEP Conference in Taunton.  The challenge, should the... more

Released on 13/11/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 6th November

President's Heartbeat - w/c 6th November

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 6th November 2017 On 1st November I attended a turf-cutting ceremony, marking the commencement of the Western Corridor road upgrade project.  Symbolic maybe; ... more

Released on 06/11/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 30th October

President's Heartbeat - w/c 30th October

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 30th October 2017 As part of our ongoing campaign to encourage members to use the website as a hub and a means to promote and share your activities amongst themsel... more

Released on 30/10/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 23rd October

President's Heartbeat - w/c 23rd October

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 23rd October 2017 Last Wednesday, 18th October, Chamber enjoyed its debut at the 2017 Somerset Business Show, at Westland Leisure Complex.  All stands were ta... more

Released on 24/10/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 16th October

President's Heartbeat - w/c 16th October

President’s Heartbeat - w/c 16th October 2017 Change is coming (part 2): In the coming weeks, Chamber will be consulting with members, and communicating our exciting proposals for much-needed... more

Released on 16/10/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 9th October

President's Heartbeat - w/c 9th October

Last Wednesday I attended the South West Economic forum at The George Albert Hotel; a very welcome and essential high-level update of the macro-economy.  Around eighty business leaders turned up ... more

Released on 09/10/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 25th September

President's Heartbeat - w/c 25th September

This is an appeal: Last Saturday I was out on the streets - not destitute; just in my alter-ego as a singer-songwriter, playing at BuskFest, part of Super Saturday, the annual showcase for the best of... more

Released on 25/09/2017


President's Heartbeat - w/c 8th September

President's Heartbeat - w/c 8th September

Change is coming at Yeovil Chamber. This week saw the conclusion of a four-month highly self-critical review of the way Chamber does business and interacts with it's members. The objectives wer... more

Released on 08/09/2017