Mayor back Burnham campaign to 'shop local this Christmas'
residents are being encouraged to 'shop local' and support town
centre shops this Christmas.
Chamber of Trade, MP James Heappey and Mayor Michael Clarke have
this week issued a rallying call to coincide with Small Business
Saturday, which takes place this weekend to encourage consumers
to support small local businesses.
shops and small businesses are the lifeblood of Burnham's town centre
- there's a great range of gifts and products available and we encourage
residents to 'shop local' this Christmas and give them as much support
as poossible," said a Burnham Chamber of Trade spokesman.
James Heappey added: "Burnham's small businesses are a very
important part of the town centre, creating many jobs and providing
a real service to the community."
Business Saturday is a great opportunity to promote local business
and support local people. Small businesses are a vital part of the
local economy and it's important that we recognise the fantastic
work they do."
mark Small Business Saturday, Burnham's Chamber of Trade has compiled
a leaflet featuring offers and promotions from town centre businesses.
leaflet is available to download to show some of the discounts,
special offers, product launches and promotions which are available
this Saturday only. Hundreds of paper copies of the leaflet have
also been distributed in the town centre and at the recent Burnham
Christmas Lights switch-on," added a Chamber spokesman. Download
a copy of the leaflet here