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Spotlight on Local Charity: On Your Bike
July 8, 2024

Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce proudly hosted an event on the 5th of July in collaboration with On Your Bike, a charity dedicated to providing training and support for individuals facing social exclusion, physical disabilities, mental health challenges, and more. The event, held at the On Your Bike Centre in Bridgwater, offered attendees a unique opportunity…

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Bridgwater Business Expo: Celebrating Community and Growth
June 25, 2024

On the 21st, we hosted our second annual Bridgwater Business Expo, and it exceeded all expectations. Held at a new location, the event featured more exhibitors and visitors, creating an incredible atmosphere throughout the day. From the networking breakfast that drew over 60 businesses into the room to the final seminars and panel discussions, we…

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Bridgwater Businesses Get Creative with Social Media
March 7, 2024

The SBA CIC and Bridgwater Chamber successfully hosted their initial workshop on "How to Build a Social Media Strategy for TikTok and Reels" on 6th March 2024 at Bridgwater Town Hall. This free event for Chamber members highlighted the power of short-form videos in boosting business visibility. The workshop stood out for its interactive format,…

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Bridgwater Braces for First Business Expo
June 1, 2023

The anticipation is palpable as Bridgwater readies itself for a ground-breaking event that will promote its vibrant business landscape. The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Bridgwater Town Council, proudly presents the inaugural Bridgwater Business Expo, an extraordinary celebration showcasing the very best of business in and around Bridgwater! This momentous occasion is set…

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Local Businesses seek Opportunities from Hinkley Point C
January 26, 2023

The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a business networking event at The Victoria Park Community Centre in Bridgwater, giving local businesses the opportunity to hear from the Project Manager for the Hinkley Supply Chain Team, Scott Jenkins. The event, organised in partnership between the Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce, Sedgemoor District Council and Somerset Chamber of…

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Bridgwater Businesses hear from Local MP
November 11, 2022

The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a business networking event at The McMillan Theatre in Bridgwater, giving local businesses the opportunity to hear from MP for Bridgwater & West Somerset Ian Liddell-Grainger. Ian gave a recount of recent developments in Parliament and gave some caution about the current economic situation saying, “Over the next year…

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Businesses focus on Cyber threats
October 20, 2022

Bridgwater businesses heard from the Cyber Resilience Centre that cyber-attacks are costing businesses thousands of pounds, with two thirds of businesses falling victim to phishing scams last year. The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a networking event with guest speaker Ross Brown, Head of Cyber and Innovation at the South West Cyber Resilience Centre. Those…

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Gravity for Growth
October 7, 2022

Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a successful business networking event with guest speaker Paul Lowndes, Programmer Director at Gravity. The event was attended by 40 local businesspeople who had an opportunity to network and meet one another before hearing from Paul Lowndes about the exciting Gravity project located just north of Bridgwater.  Bridgwater Chamber Manager, Diogo Rodrigues said,…

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Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce hosts Business Net Zero Networking event at Bridgwater United FC
September 28, 2022

A business networking evening at Bridgwater United FC heard from Balanced Energy, a company mobilising the business community to become more sustainable, about the way businesses can start their journey to Net Zero and the future risks to businesses of doing nothing. The successful event also allowed businesses present to share examples of the steps…

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Oh What a Night!
December 14, 2021

Picture credit to Jeff Searle Photography Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce hosted this year’s Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards at The Canalside in Bridgwater on Friday 19th November. Now in their 9th year the awards are a celebration of the very special and diverse local business community and this year was no different with 83 entries from a wide…

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Bridgwater & Taunton College takes local action to mark Colleges Week 2021
October 12, 2021

Bridgwater & Taunton College (BTC) will be supporting the annual Love Our Colleges campaign again this year, with a series of digital case studies, blogs and press releases highlighting the outstanding work and positive impact of the College on its students, the wider community, business partners and the economy. This year’s theme is ‘Get In,…

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July 29, 2021

On 24 July 2021, Walpole Dunn hosted the Somerset Super League; a charity football tournament in aid of bibic and in celebration of Walpole Dunn’s 5th anniversary year. Bibic is Walpole Dunn’s ‘Charity of the Year 2021’. At Walpole Dunn, we are proud to be supporting a local Somerset charity that provides exceptional support to…

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'Budget Review' Webinar with Guest Speaker Gavin Roberts
March 8, 2021

We were joined by Gavin Roberts, partner of Maxwells Chartered Accountants for our ‘Budget Review’ webinar. The webinar was filled with valuable information looking at the changes set out by the Chancellor on Wednesday 3rd March. Click here to view

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Meeting - How do we help the Wylds Road / Drove / Bristol Road Traders Event
March 16, 2017

HOW DO WE HELP THE WYLDS ROAD / DROVE / BRISTOL ROAD TRADERS ISSUES EVENT WHICH TOOK PLACE 23rd Feb at 6.00 at Charter Hall The Bridgwater Chamber canvassed 43 businesses over the last week within the Wilds Road/Drove/Bristol Road areas of Bridgwater. On the back of these meetings we convened a meeting with the…

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Breakfast with MP
“Business Meets the MP“ Chamber Breakfast Event
January 18, 2017

Friday the 13th saw over 40 people attend “Business Meets the MP “ breakfast event held at the Walnut Tree Hotel in North Petherton. Following a brief overview from Chair “Stephen Leahy” the mic was passed to Bridgwater’s colourful MP “Mr Ian Liddel Granger” who spoke on various issues effecting Bridgwater and ultimately gave his opinion…

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Auto Enrolment for Pensions - Read more about how it affects you
November 25, 2015

Auto Enrolment for Pensions  -   Networking Event 24 November 2015    - Neil Pinney from Pilgrim Financial Consultants gave a very interesting and insightful view of the auto enrolment process and how it affects businesses. Slides of the presentation can be viewed here Auto Enrolment Nov 2015 The talk covered the timescales for enrolment and how…

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