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Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan
Loughborough Chamber of Trade and Commerce were delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP as their Speaker at the September Meeting. In July 2014 Nicky was appointed by the Prime Minister to become Secretary of State for Education. She is also Minister for Women and the Member of Parliament for Loughborough. Nicky gave a lively talk on her “political Journey” and then opened the floor for questions.
Pictured with Nicky are members of the Chamber Executive, from left, David Pagett-Wright (Lobbying Executive), Nicky, Caroline Nash (New Members Executive) and Alvin Bailiss (Secretary).
On Saturday 9th August 2014, Alvin Bailis and Caroline Nash laid a wreath at the Carrillon Tower in Queen’s Park on behalf of Loughborough Chamber, to commemorate the centenary of World War 1. The event was attended by local dignitaries, groups and services, and paid tribute to the local men who laid down their lives for their country, during that great battle. Following the Commemoration Ceremony, there was an afternoon of family activities, interactive exhibitions, music and refreshments for the people of Loughborough to enjoy.
Chamber Meeting in August
The Loughborough Chamber of Trade and Commerce held its monthly meeting at Ramada Hotel. The guest speaker, Martin Traynor OBE, former President of both Loughborough and Leicestershire Chambers, now Chairman of the King Richard III Visitor Centre Trust, gave a splendid presentation on the background of the new King Richard III Visitor Centre which opened July 26th 2014.
It was extremely interesting and enjoyed by over twenty members.The Chamber holds its meetings every third Monday of the month, at various venues and with presentations on a wide range of interesting topics. Networking sessions take place prior to the presentations with representation from many local businesses.
If you are interest in joining or attending one of the meetings, please contact us on 08454812652, where you would be most welcome.
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Minutes of the Meeting
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