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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. A society of the principal merchants and traders of a city, who meet to promote the general trade and commerce of the place. Some of these are incorporated, as in Philadelphia.

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Now Morpeth chamber of trade has voiced fears that the supermarket plans could harm the success of the town centre scheme and seriously jeopardise the town's unique character.
Glyn Williams, the vice-chair of Holyhead Chamber of Trade, said the town has been down-at-heel for many years as it has failed to take advantage of the number of visitors using the port.
We are doing this to help increase awareness of the newly formed Alnwick Chamber of Trade.
Alan Moses, secretary of Whitley Bay Chamber of Trade, said: "This is really amazing, and we're absolutely thrilled at their support.
The meeting at the Black Lion will be chaired by Ceredigion Chamber of Trade member Melvyn Spencer.
Parminder Birdi, chairman of Leamington's Chamber of Trade said: "Simply Waterbeds was chosen because the judges thought it had the most eye- catching and striking display.
Contract notice: Cleaning and maintenance of the premises of the chamber of trades and crafts of herault in montpellier, its antennas, the permanence montpellier - mosson and the regional chamber of trades and crafts languedoc - roussillon
The local chamber of trade opposes the Sainsbury's and Tesco applications as they are on the outskirts of the town and there are fears they will hit business and jobs in the traditional centre.
The Wild West Day proved a huge success when it was first tried in 2003 by the Whitley Bay Chamber of Trade and will be back in July.
Now the niggling between the neighbours has reached new heights with Neath's Chamber of Trade insisting that next year Neath should have its Christmas lights turned on first.
The warning has been issued by the town's Chamber of Trade, telling traders that thieves have family and friends too.
Contract notice: Establishment of a mutual salary for staff of the chamber of trade and craft of herault.

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