Chamber Talk by Phil Scarlett

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Members Meeting

Our next members meeting takes place on Tuesday, September 3, at 5.45pm in the Broad Street Business Centre.

We will have a police update from Insp Jim Tyner, details of the South Holland Business Enterprise and Awards event plus reports on other chamber activities.

Meetings normally conclude by approximately 7pm, so it doesn’t take up the whole evening.

Prospective members are most welcome to attend.

Christmas Festival

Schools are still on summer holiday but plans are well in hand for this years Christmas Festival and Light switch-on.

It will take place earlier this year on Sunday, November 17, with the light switch-on at 4pm.

This year, additional lights have been purchased for New Road and Red Lion Street – the town centre will sparkle at Christmas!

South Holland Business Enterprise and Awards

This event will take place on Wednesday, November 20 at Springfields Event Centre organised by the Chamber of Commerce.

This integrated networking event will appeal to all businesses both large and small within South Holland by providing attendees with key business speakers and showcasing opportunities for businesses.

The aim of the awards is for Spalding Chamber to support local businesses by recognising outstanding achievements in the area and the awards process will provide a platform for South Holland businesses to apply to be recognised as the best in category.

We are currently seeking sponsors for the six awards: Business of the Year, Apprentice of the Year, Customer Care, Business Innovation, Supporting the Community and Best use of IT & Communication.

Companies that would like to sponsor an award should contact Paul Turnell:

If your business is in the service sector and you would like to have an exhibition stand and the opportunity to network with business leaders in South Holland, please contact Natasha Clegg:

Chamber of Commerce is delighted to help organise the event to showcase the very best of South Holland’s businesses.

It will provide business leaders the opportunity to meet and give possible service providers the chance to demonstrate their services.

The cost to attend the event which includes a buffet lunch is £15 plus VAT for Chamber members and £20 plus VAT for a non-members. Details of the event and booking forms are on the website.

Landowners’ Forum

South Holland District Council is urging owners of land and property in Spalding town centre to get in touch.

The council is looking at future development of the town centre and wants all parties with a vested interest to be involved.

The first forum at the South Holland Centre on Monday, October 7 will be for land and property owners.

Further forums planned for the near future will be aimed at developers, leaseholders, other vested interest groups and the public.

To register as a landowner or freeholder and be kept up to date with the scheme contact

To learn more about Chamber?

Visit our website to find out more about our activities and details of how to join us.