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Jasun Envirocare to exhibit at Filtech in Germany for first time
February 7, 2023

ONE OF THE LEADING British air filter manufacturers Jasun Envirocare has signed-up to exhibit at the world’s largest filtration show in Germany this month as part of its growth plans (February 14-16, 2023) The Somerset-based family-run and owned manufacturing and services company will be at the world-renowned Cologne filtration event for the first time ever.…

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Bridgwater Chamber welcomes successful £19.7million bid for former Bridgwater Hospital
January 19, 2023

The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce welcomes news that the £19.7million bid for the former Bridgwater Hospital to Government’s Levelling Up Fund has been accepted.  The Grade II listed building will now become a Training Centre of Excellence for Health and Social Care.  The project will see the building returned to public use by creating a…

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Maxwells’ exciting expansion – do you want to get on board?
January 12, 2023

Maxwells Chartered Accountants have recently acquired new offices here in Bridgwater adjacent to their existing offices at 4-5 King Square resulting in a major expansion for the firm. The plans will see a third more space available and builders are poised to start soon delivering some exciting new work and meeting spaces. The acquisition of…

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Changes at the Chamber
January 9, 2023

January 2023 brings the departure of Denys Rayner as our Chairman after 5 years of service as Chair to the Bridgwater Chamber. Outgoing Chairman, Denys Rayner Denys has been involved with the Chamber since 2010 when he first became a board member and took over as Chair in 2018 when Steve Leahy became CEO. During…

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Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2023
December 20, 2022

Our mission at the Bridgwater Chamber is to provide an environment where all Bridgwater businesses can flourish and prosper. We use our influence as the voice of Bridgwater Business to lobby decision makers including local councils and the local Member of Parliament. We also provide the opportunity for local businesses to meet one another, to…

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A Sustainable Business is a Better Business
December 6, 2022

Friday morning, Fairfax Park turnstiles opened before sunrise, welcoming members of The United Club Business, an exclusive network event for Sponsors and Businesses whom have expressed an interest to support both Club & Trust. Since launching, just autumn of last year it has had magnificent success, quickly becoming one of the most well attended business…

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Bridgwater Bike Charity welcomes Chamber of Commerce
November 29, 2022

The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce met with representatives of local bike charity On Your Bike to hear about the work they do in Bridgwater and to strengthen the relationship between both partners Diogo Rodrigues, Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce Manager, met with representatives from On Your Bike to hear about the ways the charity supports people…

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Business Success Celebrated at Glitzy Event
November 28, 2022

THE winners of the Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards 2022 have been announced at a glittering event at the Canalside, in Bridgwater. Over 200 businesspeople from across the district attended the gala evening, which was organised by Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce and hosted by Sedgemoor FM broadcaster Dave Englefield. The 2022 finalists come from all corners…

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Roberts Waste Ltd receives top safety accreditation
November 23, 2022

A FAMILY-RUN waste management company from Somerset has recently been awarded accreditation for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace (November 2022).  Roberts Waste Ltd, part of S Roberts Group, received the award from Alcumus SafeContractor, which recognises rigorous standards in health and safety management. Beccy Roberts, Director of Waste Management at the…

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Golden Leaf Awards at Puriton school supported by Jasun Envirocare
November 22, 2022

CHILDREN at Puriton Primary School near Bridgwater have received awards for good behaviour sponsored by a family-run air filter manufacturing company in the town (November 2022). Jasun Envirocare is funding Puriton Primary School’s annual Golden Leaf Awards, which are presented by the charity Friends of Puriton Primary School (FOPPS) to children who follow the school’s…

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A simple guide to the Autumn Statement 2022
November 18, 2022

Bridgwater Chamber member Maxwells Accountants have kindly produced a simple guide to the Autumn Statement along with some of the key measures announced The Chancellor highlighted that “In the face of unprecedented global headwinds, families, pensioners, businesses, teachers, nurses and many others are worried about the future.” He highlighted he aims to tackle the cost-of-living…

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Popular Coffee shop opens new kiosk in Bridgwater
November 16, 2022

Popular coffee shop White Feather Coffee Co has opened a new coffee kiosk at Bridgwater Train station. The Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce were delighted to congratulate Holly and her team on the success of opening a much needed coffee kiosk at Bridgwater Station. Holly Buckingham, owner of White Feather Coffee co said, "The opening 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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Sedgemoor Business Excellence Awards Finalists Announced
October 25, 2022

With a month to go before the jewel in the Chamber crown it is a pleasure to announce the finalists. We'd like to thank every business that entered and know the judges found it very difficult to choose between the over 110 incredible applications we received. The event itself is our opportunity to celebrate the…

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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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S Roberts Group launches new modern website
October 13, 2022

Media release for S Roberts Group A FAMILY-RUN waste management company from Somerset has recently launched a new, modern website to help its customers (October 2022) Bridgwater-based S Roberts Group has officially unveiled www.srobertsandson.co.uk – an online resource centre to help people find out more about the services it offers to both the general public…

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