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JUNE 2016


 The Harrogate Chamber AGM on 9th May 2016 approved a change of name to Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce - with a new logo and website.

See www.HarrogateChamber.co.uk

The Perlex team that has administered the Chamber since 2002 retired at the AGM. New officers were elected with contact as follows:

CHIEF EXECUTIVE - Sandra Doherty, Alexa House.  Tel: 01423 501988  Mobile: 07872 576022  e-mail: ceo@HarrogateChamber.co.uk  

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER - Vicky Carr, The Content Market.  Tel: 01423 501323  Mobile: 07867 538634. e-mail:  press@HarrogateChamber.co.uk

TRAFFIC & TRANSPORT SPOKESMAN - Brian L Dunsby, Perlex Associates.  Tel: 01423 879208 Mobile: 07836 537512. e-mail:  Transport@HarrogateChamber.co.uk

Would you please note that any post addressed to the Chamber at PO Box 8, Harrogate, will be forwarded to Sandra Doherty.

Perlex will continue to administer the Harrogate Christmas Market and the Yorkshire Business Market using PO Box 888.  Please look at the following websites for more details: www.HarrogateChristmasMarket.org www.YorkshireBusinessMarket.org

For enquiries please e-mail info@HarrogateChristmasMarket.org or info@YorkshireBusinessMarket.org

 If you wish to contact any of the Perlex Team personally please call 01423 879208 or use the following e-mail addresses:

Brian L Dunsby = perlex@ntlworld.com  - for all marketing matters

Beryl E Dunsby = perlex2@ntlworld.com - for all financial matters

Maggie Hall = perlex3@ntlworld.com - for administration, web site & social media

Chris Muir = perlex4@ntlworld.com - for database amendments

New Chief Executive Designate announced

Sandra DohertyA new Chief Executive Designate has been chosen to lead Harrogate Chamber after the current Chief Executive Brian Dunsby steps down in May.

Sandra Doherty, who served three years as President until May 2015, will take over from Brian Dunsby, subject to formal approval from the Chamber membership at its AGM. Brian announced his intention to step down at the end of 2015 after 14 years' service on a voluntary basis.

Click here for full news release

Retiring Chief Executive Interviewed on BBC Radio York

Harrogate Chamber's Chief Executive, Brian Dunsby, who will be retiring from the position in May 2016, was interviewed by Jonathan Cowap on BBC Radio York on the morning of Wednesday, 13th January 2016. The discussion covered the reasons for his retirement and his business career from beginning at Tilcon in Harrogate back in the 1970s up to the present day running of Harrogate Chamber and organising the Yorkshire Business Market and Harrogate Christmas Market.



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Harrogate Chamber of Trade & Commerce

PO Box 8, Harrogate, HG2 8XB