Stagecoach partnership promotes Chamber Local Business Champions

September 17, 2020

“What are you going to do today?”

Supporting local business at this challenging time is the way we should all be responding to that question, through our business or as individuals.

The reason Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce launched the Local Business Champion programme was to strongly convey that message and facilitate individual and collective growth, and forge cohesive working partnerships and engagement within our local areas.

We were delighted when Stagecoach very kindly offered three months advertising on one of their buses to promote that key message in support of our Championing Business programme and are now proud to announce the arrival of the Local Business Champion branded Stagecoach bus.

John Bridge OBE DL, Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, said: “We were delighted to accept the offer of three months advertising from Stagecoach to promote Local Business Champions.

“The initiative is all about local businesses working together to promote and drive our economy forward, and the support from Stagecoach has been amazing in helping to get our message to businesses and individuals across the county.”

Michelle Hargreaves, Managing Director for Stagecoach East, said: “We are delighted to be supporting the Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce Championing Business initiative. Helping promote business growth and partnerships at a local level is essential. Championing Business fits with our work to connect communities and support the local economy. It’s great to be working alongside the Chamber and business community and supporting this vital programme.”

Our photo shoot took place at Slepe Hall Hotel in St Ives, one of our Local Business Champions. Slepe Hall is a luxurious independent hotel owned by Emilie and Shammi Malik, set in the quaint historic market town of St Ives, Cambridgeshire. The hotel, on Ramsey Road in St Ives, is on the guided bus route through the town.

Please support our Championing Business programme by becoming part of our community of Local Business Champions by signing up for free through our website at the following link:

Photos kindly taken by Rob Morris from Headshots and Beyond.

Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce