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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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Watton Carnival a great success!

Once again Wayland Chamber is proud to have sponsored this years’ Watton Carnival with a donation of £500. This years event took place on Sunday 3rd September with the theme “Enchanted” giving a very colourful feel to the parade and the stalls lining the high street. The event was a huge success drawing in hundreds…

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Autumn Chamber chat

We held our first Chamber Chat at the Willow House back in June where members enjoyed some informal networking and delicious scones! The aim of these events is to give members (and non-members) the opportunity to meet and chat in a relaxed and informal setting. Autumn Chamber chat   – Wednesday 18th October 5.30-7.30 Our next Chamber Chat…

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Wayland Chamber enjoys a busy Norfolk Show

It spite of it being a last minute decision our stand at this year’s Norfolk Show in the Buy Local marquee came together thanks to the great support from many of our members. We shared our space with the Wayland Partnership and the Wayland Tourism Association with the aim of promoting business and tourism in…

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Chamber sponsored Blossom and Yarn a great success

Following the outstanding success of Blossom and Yarn back in 2015, this July saw the festival return with another creative knitting festival. The Wayland Chamber of Commerce was proud to be a sponsor of the event hosted by 6 of our area’s beautiful churches. Blossom and Yarn is the brain child of local artist and crafter…

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Businesses join in the Chamber Chat

The Willow House in Watton was the venue for the first ever Chamber Chat. All chamber members were invited to this free networking event aimed at providing an informal setting for members to meet and get to know each other. Those present enjoyed some excellent scones made by the Willow House and it was great…

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Wayland Chamber at the Norfolk Show

We are thrilled to announce that we have secured last minute stand space at this year’s Norfolk Show in the Buy Local marquee We will be sharing the space with the Wayland Partnership and the Wayland Tourism Association with the aim of promoting business and tourism in our local area. To help us promote our…

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Chamber helps connect communities

On May 20th at the Queen’s Hall as a part of our Engaging Communities Day, we held a pilot event to celebrate and acknowledge the amazing contribution volunteers make to the Wayland community. For the Wayland Partnership alone, volunteers contributed over 8400 hours in 2016. Imagine that multiplied across the Wayland area! 18 volunteers were…

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Introducing Chamber Chat!

Our first Chamber Chat is taking place this Thursday at 5.30pm at the Willow House in Watton. This is an free, informal event for members and non members to meet and network. There will also be a chance to find out more about what the Chamber does and our plans for the future. So why…

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Report for the Watton Town meeting

The Chamber Committee continues to meet each month and in the last year financially supported the Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party, Watton Carnival, Watton Job Fair, Watton Radio and the Wayland Promotional Brochure. We were without a Chair or Vice-Chair for the whole of the year from Feb 2016-7. However, at our recent AGM we were…

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