11/04/2022 Latest news from your Chamber

Latest news from your Chamber of Commerce
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The chamber is working on behalf of High Street Retailers with Wiltshire Council to request that they help bring Fibre Broadband to the High Street to assist them with issues they have with drop out on card payment transactions.
We’d like to thank Athena Web Designs and Wiltshire Clearbright Windows for renewing their Chamber of Commerce
membership for a further year.
Athena Web Designs provide organisations and businesses throughout the UK with a complete marketing solution. Their client base consists of both start-ups and established enterprises that are looking to create, refresh or rebuild their brand. Their passion and expertise goes beyond their specialist web design and development skills as they also offer search engine optimisation (SEO), email marketing, logo design and business stationery.


Clearbright use the latest, safe, water-fed pole system, with heated, purified water.
(Frames, sills and doors included in the window clean, at no extra cost).

Other services available include:
clearing of gutters, external washing of gutters, soffits, fascias, cladding, conservatories, garage doors.etc.

Domestic and business premises covered.  Fully insured.

Please call Kathy for a free, no obligation quote.

01793 272087 / 07413377073

Jubilee Celebrations

The celebration is being regarded as a people’s celebration and the Wiltshire/RWB Council will support but not organise any events. If schools or businesses do want to do something please contact michelle@royalwottonbassett.gov. There is a sign up for planting trees initiative which might be of interest. RWB Council will also be putting up bunting in the High Street to mark the celebrations.
Please see the link for more information. https://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/highways-platinum-jubilee-celebrations.

We at RWB Petanque Club are holding a FESTIVAL OF PÉTANQUE during the week building up to the RWB Carnival Parade in support of the 50th Anniversary of RWB Carnival. 

We are offering opportunities for all ages from 6 to 96 years  to come along, enjoy a game and have some fun.  As long as you can hold and throw a Boule you can play!!   Full instructions, all equipment and loan boules are available.  You just need to turn up!! 

We invite you to enter a team or teams of 6 or join in as individual.  The funds raised from the £3 entry per person will go directly to the RWB CARNIVAL. 

Based at the RWB Sports Association on the Gérard Buxton site we are offering sessions on the following days:

TUESDAY 17th May  from 10 am – 12 noon
TUESDAY 17th May  from 7 pm – 9 pm

FRIDAY 20th May  from 10 am- 12 noon
SATURDAY 21st May from 10 am – 12 noon (Carnival Day)

Sessions  for team competitions, relaxation and socialising outside these day and times can be arranged to suit your needs or those of your business,   Please let me know if you would be interested in participating.

Marion Sweet
M.A. (HRM), B.A. (Hons). FCIPD, M.Inst Leadership & Management.
Mobile:  07484146490
E mail:   marionsweet4@aol.com

The RWB Chamber of Commerce Skills Bank is FREE to its Members – don’t miss out on this unique member benefit

We all work in businesses that face challenges every day:

– Sales growth
– Managing overheads
– Optimising process
– Managing workforce

Many problems and opportunities are common to most businesses so why don’t we share our knowledge, support fellow Chamber members and benefit from the experience of others?

The RWB Chamber Skills Bank is a free, community led activity supported by the Royal Wootton Bassett Chamber of Commerce and is exclusively available to members. Those within the skills bank provide their time, up to the agreed amount, for free. The time bank is voluntary and anyone may drop out at any time. Full details of the scheme and its terms will be provided to you as part of your joining process.

Chamber members who commit to offering up to 2 hours a month will receive a list of those in the bank and their skills, and everyone can contribute and use the bank as required.

Please use the link below to join:


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Chamber Members – Share your news with us and we’ll pass it on…

This is a reminder to all members to alert us to their news articles.

Our Facebook posts regularly reach hundreds of people in the local area, and sometimes as many as 1,000.

If you have news you want to share either send details to hello@rwbchamber.org.uk or alert us through Facebook or Twitter and we’ll help you to share it.

Dates for your diary


Monthly Zoom meetings on the last Wednesday of the month at 12.30.

Roz Paton

Royal Wootton Bassett Chamber of Commerce
51 New Road, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire SN4 7DG
e: hello@rwbchamber.org.uk
t: 07730 686151