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Summer Garden Party Rearranged - 28 September 2014

8th September 2014

When we hope the weather will still be kind to us. Hopefully everyone will be back from holiday.

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FIRST CLASS GREETINGS is one of the best greeting card retailers in the Press ReleaseUK – it’s official!

14th July 2014

The winners of this year’s greeting card retailing awards - affectionately known as The Retas - were revealed recently at a glittering awards event at London’s Dorchester Hotel, attended by almost 400 people.

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Business rates review

30th May 2014

The Government have issued a discussion paper summarising how the business rates system in England works and opens up a discussion with stakeholders on longer-term administrative reform. The Chamber may respond to this between now and next Friday, 6 June 2014

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BIG Lunch 2014

By Trev Clarke - 12th May 2014

Hadleigh's BIG LUNCH is on the 1st June 2014

Come & Join us for the BIG lunch

Hadleighs Free Family Event

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Hadleigh Steering Group - Our chance to guide the planning

18th December 2013

There have been a substantial number of changes to Hadleigh and immediate surrounds in the last few years, not the least for businesses being the arrival of Morrisons and the Brett Works decsion.

We now have an opportunity to share our thoughts and ideas on how planning should move forward and help "shape and deliver a vision for the town".

Chaired by District Cllr Brian Riley we now have a Hadleigh Steering Group and it is due to meet for the first time very early in January 2014.

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Cashmobs Suffolk - supporting independent shops across the county.

16th December 2013

On Saturday, January 4th 2014 Cashmobs Suffolk - a new community initiative to stimulate our flagging High Streets - is coming to Hadleigh.

Struggling shops get our sympathy. Huge multinationals moving into our local area raises our ire and anger at the destruction of the local economy. We complain on social media and decry the decline to our friends. But what do we actually DO about it?

Cash mobs actually go beyond our online complaints. Cash mobs use actual hard cash, spent in a local shop.

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Tesco will not appeal the Hadleigh planning decision

By Tony Addison - 12th December 2013

Tesco have this afternoon issued a statement that they do not intend mounting an appeal to the latest planning application refusal.

They go on to explain that they own much of the land in question ad look forward to discussing how the land can be used with both the Council and the Community.

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Bus boost for market town at Christmas

Bus boost for market town at Christmas

21st November 2013

Residents in a Suffolk market town have received a Christmas boost after it has been announced an additional bus service will run throughout the festive season.

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Next event: Chamber Lunch 17 September - Duncan Brodie

17th September 2014 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Upcoming

Speaker: Duncan Brodie an award winning journalist and Business Editor of the E.A.D.T

His experience is wide and deep. His  insights into the business world are worthwhile.

His interests include enjoying good dark beer and nice log fires.

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Next event: Chamber Summer Garden Party

28th September 2014 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Upcoming

The re-arranged party is now Sunday 28th September.  Same format and venue with Priory Hall for a traditional garden party with cream tea and cakes, music and games but this year we are celebrating James Walter and his over 40 years voluntary work for the Chamber as he moves into (semi we hope) retirement.

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Hadleigh Chamber on Twitter

Supermarkets and Hadleigh

The Chamber of Commerce was given a mandate by its members in 2010 to oppose the development of the Brett Works site

Member hot seat

This is the first so we thought our President would be ideal. Next month we will try and get James Walter up.

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Bildeston Crown

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Special offers Special offers: Lunch time special - 3 courses for £20!

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East of England Co-operative Society


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Hadleigh Business Centre

Managed Business Centre

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