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Could you be our new VECTA Secretary?

Could you be our new VECTA Secretary?

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to play a key role in running VECTA. We are looking for a new Secretary to join our committee. Our current Secretary, Natasha, has been in the role fo… Continue Reading »

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VECTA in the Vale Magazine

VECTA in the Vale Magazine

We are really pleased to feature in July's issue of Cotswold & Vale Magazine's Biz Buzz section. 

Our Chair, Tom Tarver, was interviewed about how local businesses have adapted to the new situati… Continue Reading »

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Celebrating Vale of Evesham businesses reopening

Celebrating Vale of Evesham businesses reopening

We wanted to wish all the local Vale of Evesham businesses reopening this month all the best, along with those that have been open and running during the lockdown. We are looking forward to seei… Continue Reading »

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VECTA member the Truckle Cheese Company on surviving the pandemic

VECTA member the Truckle Cheese Company on surviving the pandemic

VECTA member Adrian Nichols of the Truckle Cheese Company would usually be busy attending events and country shows around the UK at this time of the year, selling a range of delicious cheeses an… Continue Reading »

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PPE equipment advice from Karen Meadows of Safety in Action

PPE equipment advice from Karen Meadows of Safety in Action

Health and Safety expert and VECTA member Karen Meadows of Safety in Action has provided us with the following helpful advice on PPE.

Masks:

There are two types of mask. The first is worn as PPE t… Continue Reading »

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What business plans are you making for after lockdown?

What business plans are you making for after lockdown?

Last week we contacted Evesham businesses to ask them what challenges they need to overcome to re-open after lockdown. This email was sent by Wychavon's Business Support team on behalf of VECTA.… Continue Reading »

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Latest advice from Wychavon for businesses affected by Covid-19

Latest advice from Wychavon for businesses affected by Covid-19

We wanted to share the latest update from Wychavon District Council:

Have you registered for grant support yet?

There are around 2,600 eligible businesses in Wychavon and so far at least 1,000 of … Continue Reading »

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Small Business Support from the Government in response to Covid-19

Support has been announced for small businesses affected by Covid-19. This includes a new income support scheme for businesses who are suffering a loss of income in the form of a taxable grant w… Continue Reading »

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Update following March meeting

Update following March meeting

Thanks to everyone who came to our meeting on 11th March - it was another great turnout with some new faces joining us.

Thanks especially to Chris Bannister who told us about the Hampton Flower… Continue Reading »

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March VECTA meeting

March VECTA meeting

Our March meeting is coming up on Wednesday 11th March at 6pm. The agenda is as follows:

  • Chris Bannister will be telling us about the Hampton Flower Show.
  • Update on the new Vale of Evesham F… Continue Reading »
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Update from Anti-Litter Evesham

Update from Anti-Litter Evesham

Thank you to Bruce Taylor who came  to our February meeting and gave a very informative and empassioned presentation about Anti-Litter Evesham.

VECTA has partnered with Anti-Litter Evesham by wri… Continue Reading »

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VECTA AGM and upcoming meeting

VECTA AGM and upcoming meeting

We had a successful and well-attended AGM on 8th January at the Northwick Hotel. The meeting covered:

  • An overview of VECTA's activities in 2019.
  • Treasurer's report.
  • Events supported by VECT… Continue Reading »
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VECTA AGM 8th January 6pm

VECTA AGM 8th January 6pm

We hope to see you on Wednesday 8th January for our AGM. Members and non-members are welcome to join us and help to shape VECTA's objectives for 2020. 

The agenda is as follows:

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2019: a great year for VECTA!

2019: a great year for VECTA!

2019 has been a great year for VECTA. In January, we had some changes to our committee with Tom Tarver becoming Chair, supported by Mick Hurst continuing as Vice-Chair and Natasha Wooldridge as … Continue Reading »

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VECTA supports Evesham Anti-Litter Group

VECTA supports Evesham Anti-Litter Group

VECTA is pleased to be working in partnership with the Evesham Anti-Litter Group to clear the car park  to the rear of business premises off Lower Leys. 

There will be a litter-pick on Saturday… Continue Reading »

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VECTA supports Evesham CycleFest

VECTA supports Evesham CycleFest

VECTA was proud to support Evesham CycleFest 2019.

Evesham CycleFest celebrated its sixth edition this year with record entries and a new venue at Hampton Ferry. Every participant was awarded a… Continue Reading »

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Front page news for Evesham independent businesses

Front page news for Evesham independent businesses

We're so pleased with this front page article in last week's Evesham Journal. The article features local independent businesses and focuses on how they are bucking the national trend with figure… Continue Reading »

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October social event

October social event

We had a great social event at Evesham United Football Club on 9th October.  VECTA members and friends enjoyed networking in the boardroom over tea and cake followed by a tour of the facilities … Continue Reading »

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Social media workshops

Social media workshops

Last week, we had a great session on how to get the most out of Twitter hosted by Stuart Allen. He ran an engaging and informative workshop filled with tips, especially showing the benefits of j… Continue Reading »

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FREE social media training in October

FREE social media training in October

We have two free social media training sessions coming up in October for VECTA members.

Get the most out of Twitter

Stuart Allen will be hosting a 3 hour workshop for Vale of Evesham businesses an… Continue Reading »

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September meeting

September meeting

Join us for our next VECTA meeting on Wednesday 11th September at 6pm at the Northwick Hotel, Evesham. 

On the agenda for this month we have:

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Battle of Evesham

Battle of Evesham

An estimated 17,000 visitors came to experience two days of medieval mayhem at the Battle of Evesham festival over the first weekend in August, plus of course the 500+ re-enactors, 12 knights on… Continue Reading »

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VECTA supports Evesham Festival of Words

VECTA supports Evesham Festival of Words

VECTA has been supporting Evesham Festival of Words for a number of years. The main festival weekend at the end of June was absolutely fantastic, with a large number of events, all of a very hig… Continue Reading »

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Are you interested in getting involved with a new Vale of Evesham food and drink festival? 

Are you interested in getting involved with a new Vale of Evesham food and drink festival? 

VECTA is in the early stages of planning a new food and drink festival which will be held in summer 2020 in the centre of Evesham. We are dedicating our August meeting to discussing and planning… Continue Reading »

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Worcestershire Business Expo

Worcestershire Business Expo

Evesham has been chosen as the location for the inaugural Worcestershire Business Expo. It promises to be a lively, buzzing event for every type of business throughout the county and a great opp… Continue Reading »

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