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MORRISONS CONFIRM THAT THEY ARE COMING TO BARGOED

Wednesday 24 Feburary 2010

Bargoed Chamber of Trade is delighted with the news that Morrisons are to be the anchor store in the town.

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BARGOED BAG SEES JORDAN

Monday 22 Feburary 2010

The Bargoed Chamber of Trade’s eco-friendly bag has visited Jordan and is now en route to Japan.

While at Petra the bag met up with Sports Science Graduate Keishi Suzuki, no relation to the motoring dynasty (unfortunately says Mr Suzuki). Mr Suzuki was on an extended tour between graduating from Tokyo University and starting work in March.

In addition to Petra the bag visited the Mount Nebo and Aqaba and more pictures of the bag’s global travels can be found in the Image Gallery.

With only a few bags remaining look out shortly for our next initiative.

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SEAN MURRAY IS OUR 2010 PRESIDENT

Monday 8 Feburary 2010

At the recent Annual General Meeting of the Bargoed Chamber of Trade Sean Murray was elected President.

Sean is a Director in the family business that owns Cleopatra's Night Club, the Plasnewydd and the Darran public houses, and has been an active member of the Chamber for many years.

The Chamber of Trade was founded pre 1902 and Sean follows a family tradition where his late father Keith held the Presidency in 1994 & 2006.

Sean is well known in the Bargoed community through his membership of the Rotary Club of Bargoed where as Chairman of the Foundation Committee Sean like his father raises large amounts of money for Rotary International’s charity work overseas, his involvement in the activities of the Greater Bargoed Partnership and other activities in the local community including his membership of the Bargoed Licensed Victuallers.Association.

Brian Jarrett of Brian Jarrett Photographic was appointed Vice President.

Dave Collins of Fooks and Co, Peter Collins of B Thomas Pet Shop and Ivan Hill of Community Connect (Wales) Ltd remain as Secretary, Treasurer and Press Officer respectively.

Sean takes the Presidency when hopefully there’ll be a positive announcement regarding the retail development and the continuing works on the regeneration of the town centre will not be as disruptive as previously. Without a doubt the last few years have been particularly trying for anyone trying to do business in Bargoed and the resident

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