The South East LEP has launched its business facing website encouraging local companies to have their say on the Lower Thames Crossing consultation. www.new-thamescrossing.co.uk
This website outlines the background to the route options and connects businesses and public to the official consultation site. The website highlights other businesses and organisations supporting a new crossing, summarises evidence and the need for a strong business-led voice. There is the opportunity for businesses to feedback directly to SE LEP to help them with preparing a SE LEP wide response to the consultation.
The website forms part of a wider communications campaign from the SE LEP to encourage businesses to have their say on the consultation, as agreed at the December Board meeting. Please do take a look and importantly share with your local business communities.
Business Engagement & Communications Manager, South East Local Enterprise Partnership www.southeastlep.com
The growth in economic activity in Hailsham has been welcomed by Councillor Roy Galley, Cabinet member or Economic Development at Wealden District Council. 'As Hailsham continues to grow in size, we are seeing a welcome return to economic prosperity in the town', he said. Find out more
A series of exhibitions are taking place across Wealden. They allow members of the public to give their views on proposals for development in the District until 2037 and examine the Issues and Options that underpin a Local Plan which seeks to ensure long term prosperity in the region. Find out more
Council contracts support small businesses. More than 40% - 8.5 million pounds of Wealden District Council's spending on goods and services was with small or medium-sized companies. Just over half of this spending was with small Wealden businesses! See the Council's July Parish Bulletin news here
The Hailsham & District Chamber of Commerce have commissioned banners on behalf of their members to support all businesses in the High Street and the Industrial Parks whilst the town centre improvement works are being undertaken. The Hailsham Chamber are fully supportive and positive of the improvement works in the town and are keen to ensure that customers are fully aware that all Hailsham businesses are trading as usual and that all car parks are open and fully accessible throughout the duration works.
Boship Lions Farm Hotel, Lower Dicker, Hellingly, BN27 4AT - email email@example.com if you wish to attend. This is a great chance to make new business contacts, generate sales leads, network and socialise.
Location: Chapter 12 Wine Bar, High Street
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