New chairman announced for Wymondham Business Group

New mayor of Wymondham, Dianne Fernee

New mayor of Wymondham, Dianne Fernee - Credit: Archant

A group which works tirelessly to promote independent trade in south Norfolk has welcomed a new chairman.

The Wymondham Business Group, which was formed last year, announced that its current chairman, David Disney, has been appointed as the Market Towns Initiative coordinator for South Norfolk Council.

He will hand over the mantle to Wymondham Town Councillor Dianne Fernee, founder and co-director of the group.

The group has worked with South Norfolk Council on the Market Towns Initiative, developing a new town logo and strap line, as well as working on improvements including dementia friendly signage and shoppers maps in car parks, which are expected to appear soon.

Steven Green, secretary, said: 'This development is a testament to the success of the WBG, how much influence the group has had in formulating plans to take the to take the town forward, and its ability to put on events that improve the footfall in the town centre.'

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The group meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 5.30pm in the council chambers on Middleton Street. For information, contact 01953 607724.

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