BUSINESS: Helen Lacey voted in as vice-chairman of Somerset Chamber

BUSINESS: Helen Lacey voted in as vice-chairman of Somerset Chamber

Posted: 5th January 2017
MANAGING director of Red Berry Recruitment, Helen Lacey, has been announced as the new vice-chairman of Somerset Chamber of Commerce. She was elected to the post having been voted in by the Board of Directors at the Chamber’s December 2016 board meeting. A successful local business woman, Helen has been a Somerset Chamber director for the past two years. She founded Red…

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PROPERTY: Give G. H. Property Maintenance a call

PROPERTY: Give G. H. Property Maintenance a call

Posted: 3rd January 2017
GOT some general maintenance jobs need doing around the house – then give G. H. Property Maintenance a call. G. H. Property Maintenance has more than 25 years’ experience in the trade and can provide a whole host of services including roofing, general building, fencing, painting and decorating. Free quotes are available and he is fully insured. “Happy New Year to…

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BUSINESS: Red Berry’s HR Club holds another successful breakfast event

BUSINESS: Red Berry’s HR Club holds another successful breakfast event

Posted: 2nd December 2016
SOMERSET-BASED Red Berry Recruitment held its third HR Club breakfast at the Manor Hotel in Yeovil. Guest speaker was Kevin Green, chief executive from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, and Red Berry were honoured to have such an excellent speaker at their event. Mr Green talked about the current UK job market, talent crisis, the formula for success and many…

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BUSINESS: Father and son team launch convenient way to buy new tyres in South Somerset

BUSINESS: Father and son team launch convenient way to buy new tyres in South Somerset Photo 2

Posted: 14th September 2016
BUYING tyres and having them fitted in Ilminster, Chard and the surrounding areas is now easier, more convenient and cheaper, thanks to a father and son team. Ian and Elliot Kerr have launched etyres South Somerset, a mobile tyre fitting service, to cover the town and the surrounding areas. “Nobody looks forward to buying new tyres, they are usually an unwanted and…

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BUSINESS: Launch of new business group in Chard

BUSINESS: Launch of new business group in Chard

Posted: 29th June 2016
A NEW group is being launched this evening (Wednesday, June 29, 2016) for members of the business community in Chard. The Chard Business Voice group will meet upstairs at Eleos Café in Fore Street from 7pm in readiness for a 7.30pm start this evening. There will be monthly networking meetings at Eleos in 2016 all starting at 7.30pm on July 27, August 31, September 28…

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WEDDINGS: Open evening at Hornsbury Mill – it could be the perfect venue for your big day?

WEDDINGS: Open evening at Hornsbury Mill – it could be the perfect venue for your big day?

Posted: 4th May 2016
THE Hornsbury Mill venue on the outskirts of Chard will be hosting an open evening later this month to showcase what it can offer for wedding celebrations. Doors will open at 6.30pm for the open evening on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, and each person will receive a glass of sparkling wine or orange juice on arrival. Hornsbury Mill will be open for potential brides and grooms…

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PROPERTY: Paul Fenton Estate Agents celebrates first birthday with special draw

PROPERTY: Paul Fenton Estate Agents celebrates first birthday with special draw

Posted: 13th April 2016
THE Paul Fenton Estate Agents celebrated its first anniversary of opening the business - which covers the Chard, Ilminster and Crewkerne area - by selling one lucky homeowner’s property free of any estate agency fees. More than 25 owners entered the anniversary draw simply by instructing Paul Fenton Estate Agents to sell their home during February and March 2016. The…

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BUSINESS: Chard Mayor welcomes Costa Coffee to town centre

BUSINESS: Chard Mayor welcomes Costa Coffee to town centre

Posted: 9th April 2016
COFFEE drinkers in Chard have been given an extra choice following the official opening of a Costa Coffee shop in the town centre. The Chard outlet opened earlier today (Saturday, April 9, 2016) on the corner of Boden Street and Fore Street, while a new Costa Coffee shop in Crewkerne had its official opening seven days previously on Saturday, April 2, 2016. PHOTO - TOP:…

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BUSINESS: Funeral directors mark 30 years of service in Chard

BUSINESS: Funeral directors mark 30 years of service in Chard

Posted: 20th January 2016
INDEPENDENT funeral directors, A.J. Wakely & Sons, now in its fifth generation, is welcoming the New Year with excitement as it celebrates 30 years of service in Chard. A.J. Wakely & Sons has been serving the bereaved since 1897 when it opened the first office in Beaminster. Not only celebrating 30 prosperous years of business in Chard, 2016 is a year of investment for…

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BUSINESS: Cream tea for St Margaret’s Hospice at Pure Hair and Beauty

BUSINESS: Cream tea for St Margaret’s Hospice at Pure Hair and Beauty

Posted: 12th January 2016
A CHARD beauty salon will be celebrating its tenth anniversary later this week by helping to raise money for St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice – with a truly scrumptious event. Pure Hair and Beauty in Fore Street will be opening its doors on Friday (January 15, 2016) for people to enjoy a lovely cream tea. There will be lots going on in the award-winning salon including…

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