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29/08/2019One of our street drinkers!I wanted to circulate the attached of an article in this weeks Mercury Newspaper relating to one of our Street Drinkers, who as you can see is a Prolific Offender.

23/08/2019Food and Drink FestivalThe weather forecast for the weekend is looking very good and we are hoping for a great turnout at this event which we are organising on Sunday and Monday. Attached are details to remind you what is happening . Please remember that entrance to the Buttermarket and Cornhill will be prohibited to vehicles from 6am on Saturday (Provisions Market) through to late on Monday evening. I hope your business is able to benefit from those who attend the event and please let me know if you are open during the Festival so we can tell people about it on social media.

23/08/2019Customer Service TrainingCustomer Service has never been a more important quality when trying to retain existing clients and seeking to gain new ones and can say so much about your business. If you’d like one of the remaining few places left for the half day FREE training we have organised for Monday 2nd September (West Suffolk College 9-12.30) then contact Mike.kirkham@ourburystedmunds.com asap

23/08/2019Festival of SportI just wanted to let you know that we will be organising this again for the half term week in October and there is an opportunity for local clubs or groups to have a display in the town to promote what they do and again we will create a website outlining all sporting and healthy living activities that are going on between the 18th and 27th October. All people have to do is get in contact with me and I will do the rest!

Meet the Team

Mark has been in post since February 2011 having had completed a 32 year career with the Suffolk Constabulary. Mark served in Bury St Edmunds in all ranks between Inspector and Chief Superintendent and has lived in or near Bury for nearly 25 years. He knows the town well and is very proud to be representing the interest of town centre businesses.

E: mark.cordell@ourburystedmunds.com

T: 01284 766258

 

Jackie has previously worked for the Town Centre Management Company in Bury as well as in Stowmarket in a similar position. She returned to this role in January 2011. She has considerable experience in co-ordinating events and oversees the very successful Whitsun Fayre, Food & Drink Festival and the Christmas Lights Switch every year.

E: jackie.regan@ourburystedmunds.com

T: 01284 766258

 

Mike joined the team in May 2017 having previously worked for the BID for a short period in 2013. Mike served as a police officer for 31 years with the Norfolk Constabulary and the Metropolitan Police Service during which he gained extensive partnership and management experience in the public and private sectors. He also worked for the Home Office as part of the 2012 Olympics planning team for two years working closely with the business sector. Following this Mike worked in Bury St Edmunds in the private and public sectors including three years as an advisor for Suffolk Constabulary before returning to the BID. Mike has lived in Bury St Edmunds for the past six years, loves all that it has to offer and is passionate about supporting our businesses ensuring Bury St Edmunds remains a top destination. Mike is an amateur astronomer (chairman of the Athenaeum Astronomy Association) a keen cyclist, a sci-fi enthusiast and likes eating out.

E: mike.kirkham@ourburystedmunds.com

T: 01284 766258

 

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