Posts by News Editor

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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Creating the right image

In today’s fast moving world of online marketing and social media it has never been more important for companies who have a presence online to include relevant and good quality images in their content. It would be no exaggeration to say that we live in a camera age. With more than 2.5 billion camera phones…

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The power of Blogging for your business

Blogging is a great tool for your business. It can help you get more visits to  your website, improve your SEO (search rankings) and give your company authority in a busy and competitive online market place. But for many people the first problem is knowing exactly what to write about and of course how to…

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Using Twitter for business

People come to Twitter to discover what’s happening in the world right now, to share information instantly, and to spread their message to the world. With hundreds of millions of users and over 500 million Tweets being sent each day, Twitter offers a powerful opportunity for people to reach a global audience. No matter what…

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Chamber supports Wayland Memory cafe

In April our Chair Debbie Harris visited the Wayland Memory Cafe to present them with a donation to help with their running costs. The Memory Café (for people living with dementia and their carers) meets on the first and third Tuesday mornings of each month and the Christian Community Centre in Watton High Street from…

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What does GDPR mean for my business?

Wayland Chamber is running two free sessions for member to give an overview of the new GDPR regulations on Thursday 26th April. The first will run from 12.00 – 1.30pm the second from 6.30 – 8.00pm at Wayland House. Sessions are open to non members at a cost of £5.00. The session will cover: Brief…

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Busy weekend ahead for Watton

The first weekend in December looks like being a busy one in Watton! Saturday is small business Saturday which is a national campaign to encourage everyone to buy from local shops and suppliers –  if you’ve seen the banners up in the High Street then that’s what it’s all about! So forget the long journey…

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