Keats Letting recently won The British Property Lettings Award 2018 for Haslemere, receiving the prestigious accolade at the EA Masters Awards at the Intercontinental Hotel on 12th October. According to The British Property Awards, the Keats team performed outstandingly throughout the extensive judging period, which focused on customer service levels. Keats Lettings have now been shortlisted for a number of national awards which will be announced early next year.
A bespoke piece of artwork has been unveiled in St Hugh’s, which is Holy Cross Hospital’s new education centre. The backlit glass wall-art depicts St Hugh who is the patron saint of sick people, sick children, shoemakers and swans. At the official unveiling, former Chief Executive, Chris Hinton explained that it is the tradition at Holy Cross Hospital for buildings to be named after saints and that as a great educator and patron saint of sick people, it seemed appropriate to name the hospital’s new education centre after St Hugh.
Camelsdale Primary School are holding their annual Christmas Fayre on Saturday, 24 November at 12-3pm. Anyone who has been agrees it is one of the most enjoyable local events of the year. All are invited.
With unemployment at an all time low, finding a new and suitable member of staff can be quite a challenge. It may be very tempting to welcome with open arms the first person to apply for your vacancy but employing the wrong person can be worse than having no one at all. Here are some hints and tips to help you ensure that the person you have found is the right person for the job.
As part of the Museum’s 130th anniversary celebrations, we are delighted to be hosting a series of talks by our distinguished Museum patrons.
On Thursday 29 November, join Sir Rob Margetts, CBE FREng, FIChemE as he gives a fascinating talk sharing his personal experiences of doing business in Russia over the past 40 years.
Around 16% of the population has a disability. That may be a mobility or dexterity problem or may be a hidden disability affecting breathing or perhaps requiring prompt access to a lavatory. Not everyone with a disability uses a wheelchair or has a support dog. Here are some ideas to help your business be disability friendly and to meet your obligations under the Equality Act 2010.
Almost 200 people from across Waverley, including 30 from Haslemere got together on Friday evening to celebrate the best of Waverley organisations at the BIG Awards Ceremony. We were treat to a wonderful setting and dinner at The Lythe Hill Hotel decorated with magnificent floral arrays on each table from Marley Flowers.
Chamber members had the pleasure of a round table discussion with Andrew Holder, Agency for Central Southern England from the Bank of England last Tuesday. Andrew’s role is to provide a link between the Bank and organisations across Central and Southern England. He regularly meets with groups such as ours, to “take the pulse” of whats happening in the regions and to share the Bank’s financial outlook.
As part of Haslemere Museum’s innovative dementia project, they are now offering friendly, free one-hour sessions for people affected by dementia and their carers. The Memory Museum sessions will be held in an accessible yet quiet space at the Museum. The Memory Museum sessions will run on Thursday 25 October and Thursday 20 December from 11am-12noon. Places are limited, so booking in advance is essential.
Peter Searight, the award winning photographer of the Remarkable Studio is holding an exhibition of his work at The Haslemere Museum from Thursday 11 October – Saturday 27 October. Chamber members are most welcome to the Friday evening preview on 12 October from 7 to 9 pm at The Haslemere Museum.
As part of Haslemere Museum’s 130th anniversary celebrations, they are hosting a series of talks by their distinguished Museum patrons. On Thursday 18 October, join Loyd Grossman CBE FSA, for a fascinating insight into London’s eight Royal Parks.
The Parliamentary Review promotes the setting of higher standards and greater achievements across 12 different sector titles and Innovation Visual has been included in it for its work in digital marketing. This reflects on their constant desire to improve the results for their clients’ businesses through innovating digital marketing processes and setting the best practices in the industry. As part of Innovation Visual’s on-going policy of sharing best practice and knowledge with the wider community, they are hosting another event at their offices. Continuing their programme of knowledge sharing, Innovation Visual are hosting a breakfast event on October 10th for those keen to improve on their knowledge of digital marketing.
This BackCare Awareness Week (8 – 12 October), the chiropractors at Haslemere Chiropractic Clinic are offering some simple, effective advice for preventing back or neck pain, in light of new research revealing that people in the South East are experiencing this type of pain more frequently.
Haslemere Museum has recently been awarded additional funding towards their innovative project to provide outreach reminiscence sessions in care homes and day centres for people with dementia. Community Foundation for Surrey has provided grants from the Cyrus Fund, The Pargiter Trust Fund and Haslemere Challice Community Fund to support this project for another year.
This month, Haslemere Museum will be running two Creative Wellbeing Workshops on Tuesday 25 September. So if you want to learn something new and create your very own artwork, then why not come go along to the Museum and enjoy a creative wellbeing workshop.
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Being a member of Haslemere Chamber of Commerce gives you benefits that you might not realise. The Chamber is investing more in its website to improve the benefit to all of its members, but what does that really mean for you. Read on to learn the few simple steps that will make a difference to your business.