Support Fund for Hungerford Businesses during Coronavirus

Are you worried about the future of all the privately owned, independent businesses in Hungerford?

Despite the government’s new strategies, they are facing a dangerous shortfall between takings (in many cases now reduced to nil) and costs (ongoing and deferred) as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

In response to residents’ concerns,  Hungerford Chamber of Commerce is facilitating an appeal by setting up a Support Hungerford Businesses bank account for members of the public to make one-off payments or set up standing orders.

Please support this new appeal in order to help our shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants and other small businesses that we need and love so much to stay in business.

How to Donate

Local residents are invited to make one-off payments or set up standing orders into this Hungerford Chamber of Commerce bank account: TSB (Hungerford branch) sort code 30-94-46, account number 15807160.

For all enquiries, please email chairman@hungerfordchamberofcommerce.co.uk or telephone Hungerford Chamber Chairman Karen Salmon on  07836 366393 or Treasurer Derek Loft on 07799 660584.

How to Request Support

Please email chairman@hungerfordchamberofcommerce.co.uk or telephone Hungerford Chamber Chairman Karen Salmon on  07836 366393 or Treasurer Derek Loft on 07799 660584.

Full confidentiality will be maintained both as regards the identities of donors and the businesses assisted, and the amounts received and distributed in each case.  Decisions will be made by the current Chamber executive committee and appropriately recorded in written Minutes and accounts on each occasion.  The Chamber’s accountants, Monty Accounting, have kindly agreed to assist in this connection.

The Chamber committee comprises: Karen Salmon (Chair), Derek Loft (Treasurer), David Small (Secretary), Simon Hobden (Membership Secretary), Jane Goldstein (Marketing), and Stuart March and Penny Locke (PR & Social Media).

 

 

Photo: Forbes Stephenson

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