You can contact any of the Committee Members via email

President

Steve Teggin

Secretary

Tracey Kingston White

Admin

Jade Clark

Treasurer

Neil Leonard

Membership

Melissa Monsey
 

Knaresborough Chamber of Trade and Commerce
Knaresborough Chamber of Trade & Commerce aims to bring local businesses and the community together and to represent Knaresborough businesses at all levels.
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About the Chamber...
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Chamber Year-Round
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Activities
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Chamber Officers
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Business Awards

 

A Contemporary Chamber for an Historic Town
Knaresborough Chamber of Trade & Commerce is an independent and voluntary, non-affiliated group of local business people and shop owners committed to promoting Knaresborough businesses and shops positively to residents and visitors.

It supports responsible local businesses and encourages owners and managers to help make Knaresborough a pleasant, prosperous and rewarding place to be for customers, clients and employees.

It acknowledges the important role our local shops and businesses perform as an integral part of the Knaresborough experience by imparting experience, knowledge and service.

It believes that by supporting your local businesses you are contributing to the sense of community and overall welfare of the town.

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Knaresborough Chamber Year-Round

Knaresborough Chamber of Trade organises and supports a range of local initiatives and activities throughout the year including:
Spring Fayre

Spring Fayre

Children’s rides and activities and arts & crafts & food market stalls are based around the Market Place over the weekend of the Fayre. A Weekend of Dance based at various locations around Knaresborough, including the Market, the Castle and Henshaws adds to the celebrations.
Floral Hanging Baskets

Floral Hanging Baskets

Chamber members can order and purchase subsidised hanging baskets (watered by council staff) to add to Knaresborough's attractive streets and lanes.
Bed Race

Bed Race

Staged for the first time in 1966, and held each year around the middle of June come hell or high water in the River Nidd, the Great Knaresborough Bed Race is part pageant and part gruelling time trial over a 2.4 mile course. Every year it raises large sums of money for good causes.
FEVA

FEVA

FEVA is Knaresborough’s annual Festival of Entertainment and Visual Arts. Every summer, for ten days a year, the town stages a wonderful array of shows and events. You will find something going on in every corner of the town from street theatre and open air concerts, to live music and the art trail.
Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees

Chamber members can order and purchase subsidised Christmas trees and lights to really get the town into the Christmas Spirit!
Christmas Market

Christmas Market

Knaresborough Christmas Market, held in the Market Square beside the Old Market Cross, attracts thousands of visitors each year. Chamber works with other local organisations to see that Knaresborough is seen at its best and gives both visitors and residents a truly merry kick-off to the festive season!
 

Knaresborough Chamber Ongoing

Knaresborough Chamber of Trade also organises and supports a range of local initiatives and activities throughout the year including:
Business Support & Promotion

Business Support & Promotion

Chamber members support new and established Knaresborough business with practical help and advice.
Linking In

Linking In

Knaresborough Chamber meets with other chambers and organisations, locally and nationally, to ensure that the interests of town businesses are well represented.
Charity Activities

Charity Activities

Through the Chamber, the generous community of Knaresborough give to a range of local, national and international good causes. For example, last year we contributed to the Public Access Defibrillators in the town centre.
Town Crier

Town Crier

Both the Knaresborough Town Crier and Deputy Town Crier are appointed by and paid through the Chamber. They are present at a number of events around town and are available by arrangement. If you would like them to attend or promote your event, please contact the Chamber.
Town Maps

Town Maps

Knaresborough Chamber organises the publication and printing of 14 large guide maps situated around the town. You will find these in car parks and other key locations to help visitors, in particular, get the most from their visit.
Informal Networking

Informal Networking

Knaresborough Chamber organises regular social events which provide informal opportunities for networking - but can also be just for fun!

 

 

 

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Being a member of Knaresborough Chamber of Trade is a way of investing in our town. Money from subscriptions is donated to good causes and the projects we’re involved in are for the good of the businesses, residents and visitors.

If you're not a business owner, but would still like the opportunity to support your town, why not become a member of our volunteer working party group

We could always use a hand with things such as event coordination, social media, writing press releases, organising socials, leaflet distribution and marshalling.

There's no long term commitment and it's a good way to give something back to the community.

Contact Us

To become a member, please open an application form below, complete, and submit it by email to secretary@knaresboroughchamber.org.

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