November 19, 2019

Are you interested in shaping the future of business support? Then the Engaging Rural Micros project wants to work with you!

Engaging Rural Micros is a research trial to learn how to stimulate positive mindsets towards improving business efficiency. 


October 21, 2018

The Ashburton Chamber of Trade has been working with over 50 members of the Ashburton Business Community who have offered their unique, unconditional and uninhibited support for their town by baring all for a very tastefully naked calender in support...

June 25, 2018

The new Town Map is nearing completion - we are making the final corrections and additions from recent reviews.  

The intention is to print 5,000 maps for distribution through local businesses and the information centre - anywhere that we can be sure...

April 9, 2018

A common discussion among small businesses centres around Facebook, the difference between Profiles, Pages and Groups and how they apply to online businesses.  The distinction is an important one as a business may have their Facebook profile deleted...

December 2, 2017

Support Plastic Free: Support Ashburton

Ashburton Information Centre is supporting Plastic-Free Ashburton! As we work towards reducing our dependence on plastic shopping bags in the town, Ashburton Information Centre will be getting things off to a...

March 27, 2017

Join in the Ashburton Chamber of Trade Easter Trail to win a fantastic giant chocolate Easter Egg from Moor Chocolat!

Visit all the shops in Ashburton to collect all 46 letters and numbers. Put the letters in order using the numbers to reveal our East...

November 6, 2016

With the closure of Ashburton's last bank, Stuart Rogers has been working hard behind the scenes to implement new banking facilities through the Ashburton Post Office to meet the needs of local residents and businesses alike. With support from Mel St...

October 27, 2016

Thursday 8th December
4pm - 9pm North Street

Following the success of this year’s new look Food and Drink Festival, we are holding a Christmas Fayre in North Street to celebrate the start of the Yuletide season and celebrate all that is good about Chr...

October 15, 2016

A new revision of the Chamber of Trade Constitution has now been published and is available in the Members area of the site.  It aims to inform members and set out a broad remit by which the Chamber will operate - without being prescriptive.


October 6, 2016

At the October Chamber meeting Stuart Rogers from Ashburton Post Office raised the topic of business rates.  Whilst the government has announced that it will increase relief on rates in 2017, the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has performed a revaluat...

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