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Watton Carnival a great success!

A fantastic time was had by all at Watton Carnival on 15th September.  As  in previous years Wayland Chamber of Commerce was delighted to sponsor the Stage, which hosted local musicians after the open-air Sunday Service in the morning.  The High Street was alive with stalls, games and rides for the children, including a display…

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Book now for the Chamber strategy event

Hopefully you will have received our recent newsletter and read about the new Chamber Strategy which will be launched at an open event at Broom Hall on 4th October. We are very pleased that our local MP George Freeman and Minister of State for Transport, will launch this plan which outlines our vision for business…

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Chamber announces strategy event on 4th October

Our Chairman David Dent, met recently with George Freeman MP, Minister of State for Transport to discuss the work of the Chamber and how we can work together to support the growth of Wayland businesses. The meeting was very positive and George has kindly agreed to launch of our Vision for Business in Wayland at…

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The Wayland Chamber Strategy

The Wayland Chamber Committee recently signed off on our strategic plan for the next couple of years. The planning process is essential because it ensures we identify what we want to achieve and how best to achieve those things, in this case on your behalf, as our members. The plan is our call to action…

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Norfolk Small and Medium Enterprise Charter

The Norfolk Enterprise Festival held its second event at Hoveton Hall on Saturday 13th July. David Dent and Heather Nunn attended on behalf of the Wayland Chamber. In a programme that highlighted key business issues and opportunities in the County it was possible to listen to presentations on subjects as diverse as the future of…

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Jan Godfrey

Jan Godfrey with George Freeman MP and Paul Adcock. It is with great sadness that we inform you of the recent passing of Jan Godfrey MBE, a true friend and advocate of Wayland, who will be greatly missed and mourned by her family and her many friends and colleagues across Breckland. Our thoughts, prayers and…

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Business in the spotlight: Watton Bakery

Regular shoppers in the High Street will no doubt be familiar with Watton Bakery  – the town’s excellent supplier of bread, cakes and of course its famous sausage rolls! The Bakery has been open for two years and is run by husband and wife team Tony and Becky Blyth. As the Bakery has recently joined…

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Delay in 2019 directory

If you had not already noticed there has been a delay this year in delivering the Chamber Directory. I want to apologise for this delay, and to let you know that I fully appreciate the inconvenience this may be causing some of you and your businesses. We are working to resolve a few problems we…

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New Chair elected

David Dent was elected the new Chair of the Chamber of Commerce at the recent AGM held on 7th march at College Farm Thompson. David trained as an agricultural scientist, has invented technologies, established companies and commercialized a range of products including a herbicide adjuvant, a biopesticide for locust control, a diagnostic kit for airline…

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Chamber AGM, 7th March

The Chamber AGM will be help on Thursday 7th March at 5.30 pm College Farm in Thompson. All welcome – please RSVP if you are able to attend. Wayland Chamber of Commerce Notice of Annual General Meeting To be held at College Farm, Thompson IP25 6AE Thursday 7th March 2019 at 5.30pm AGENDA 1. PRESENT…

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