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Feb 102014

Welcome to the Mere and District Chamber of Trade website.

Our purpose is to provide an information platform to promote business and trade in Mere and its environs. Delivery of the outcomes described in the vision of Project Sunrise undertaken with financial support from South West Wiltshire Area Board, has resulted in eight projects to improve signage in the area, and encourage tourists to make historic Mere their destination of choice.

Mar 292016

Did you get here by scanning the QR Code on the new Town Map in Mere Square? If so, congratulations! We’ve been updating the map to reflect the businesses now operating in the Town. Please support them if you can. It really is a case of “use them or lose them”!

As a visitor you’ll find that Mere is a friendly town. When you go around, don’t be surprized by receiving a friendly “Good Morning”; please do the same to those whom you meet.

If you want to know more of the work of the Chamber, or any other of the happenings in the Town, read the monthly reports in “Mere Matters”, the Town’s own monthly newsletter. An electronic version is available at http://merewilts.org/ shortly after the print version has been published.

Feb 272016

We had hoped to publish a couple of cycle routes around the area but have met some technical difficulties. The instructíons also include maps which are restricted both by scale and copyright considerations. We may be able to overcome both of these issues in the next couple of months, in time for the better weather.

Jun 182014

firstMere Chamber of Trade expect to be running this one day course on Emergency First Aid at Work again in the near future.

We usually arrange them to run from

9.00 am to 4.30 pm  at The Prince of Wales Club in Mere.

This course is ‘HSE approved’ and designed to meet the requirements of Health and Safety [First Aid] regulations 1981, which states by law, that all businesses must have one or more qualified first aiders.  Upon completion of the course delegates will be awarded a certificate valid for 3 years.

Places for Chamber members are offered at a discount.

For further information or to book a place, please contact Chamber Secretary Julie Cousins on Tel no:  07856 700 576


May 292014

We had an excellent training session today with Ron McKinlay, our web designer. If this post appears, his effort will be justified! This means we can now update our site as soon as events occur without waiting for a third party. Look out for future updates.