South Street Consultation Launch Statement

Rob Muhl, President of the Bridport Business Chamber, read out the following statement last night at the Town Council launch of the latest consultation into closing South Street, it was well received and we look forward to the next steps. To add your voice please come along to our next meeting on April 11th or […]

Comments Off on South Street Consultation Launch Statement Continue Reading →

Welcome to our new members

Bridport Business is pleased to welcome recent new members Wessex Surveyors, Beyond Events and Utility Warehouse. Based in Bridport, Wessex Surveyors conducts property and building surveys in Dorset, Somerset and Devon.  Founder Ian Vicary is a Chartered Surveyor, Registered Valuer, and Chairman of Independent Surveyors and Valuers Association (ISVA).  Ian has worked in the property business […]

Comments Off on Welcome to our new members Continue Reading →

Free Festive Parking in Bridport

The Bridport Business Chamber is delighted to announce the return of festive free short-stay parking in Bridport, kindly provided in conjunction with the West Dorset District Council.   Details of the free parking are as follows:   Thursday 1st December – Saturday 31st December inclusive.   From 1pm, for a maximum of 2 hours per […]

Comments Off on Free Festive Parking in Bridport Continue Reading →

Five star chamber as Bridport joins alliance

Businesses in Bridport have thrown their weight behind a campaign for a pan-Dorset network of chambers of commerce to fight the county’s corner.   Bridport Business has become the fifth town chamber – and the first in the west of the county – to become affiliated to the Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI). DCCI […]

Comments Off on Five star chamber as Bridport joins alliance Continue Reading →

Finance firm breaks million-pound mark

Gavin Dixon Finance Solutions, the Bridport based leasing, re-financing and hire purchase specialists, announced a major landmark in its development.  The company which was formed in 2013 broke the million-pound mark after just over a year of trading, in terms of funding brokered, for the first time.  Gavin Dixon commented ‘Although our roots are in […]

Comments Off on Finance firm breaks million-pound mark Continue Reading →

June Networking Event Report

Bridport Business Chamber held their first networking breakfast event at The Avenue on Wednesday 18th June 2014.  Over 20 delegates attended the meeting representing a good mix of retailers, service providers and professional organisations.  Key speakers for the event were Simon Hartley of Bridport based Hartley’s Accountants and Julie Hawker from Cosmic ethical IT based […]

Comments Off on June Networking Event Report Continue Reading →

2014 AGM

Bridport Business Chamber recently held a well attended and enjoyable AGM at Palmers Brewery.  Pictured are the new committee (from left to right):- Lucy Hart (Administrator/Co-ordinator), Claire MacDonald, Julia Woodroffe (representing Richard Smith), Charlie Groves, Sylvia Collins, Simon Hartley (Honorary Accountant), Tim Hunt (President), Eric Dunford, Maxine Knight, David Graham, Andrew Peters and Karen Hussey […]

Comments Off on 2014 AGM Continue Reading →

Free Parking in Bridport

The Bridport Business Chamber is delighted to announce that, following consultation with the WDDC Head of Parking, Chris Graves, INSTEAD of a donation towards the Christmas Lights, we have been able to negotiate free parking in Bridport. Details of the free parking are 9th December – 31st December From 2pm IN ALL CAR PARKING SPACES In […]

Comments Off on Free Parking in Bridport Continue Reading →

Cloud Workshop

Cloud Workshop to be held in Bridport Thursday 26th September 6.30pm Free admittance With the ever increasing availability of Cloud based technologies, Computersmiths have helped a number of businesses transition from traditional applications to the cloud. So with this in mind we are getting together with Computersmiths to hold a workshop on ‘The Cloud’. It […]

Comments Off on Cloud Workshop Continue Reading →

Roadside Parking Meters

Bridport Business Chamber surveyed it’s members recently in response to Dorset Highways’ proposal for on street pay and display around the town. The overriding majority of members were appalled at the suggestion to introduce these measures, siting loss of  trade, a negative signal to shoppers, effects on market traders/deliveries, unnecessary street furniture and the economic […]

Comments Off on Roadside Parking Meters Continue Reading →