The Mayor of Farnham recently joined representatives from local businesses for breakfast.

Meet the Mayor is an annual event organised by Farnham Chamber of Commerce. The Mayor of Farnham, Cllr Mrs Pat Frost provided members with an update on issues that are pertinent to the business community. She spoke about how events and initiatives such as Farnham in Bloom bring visitors to the town and provide an opportunity for businesses to prosper.

Cllr Mrs Pat Frost highlighted how businesses and the Town Council have a role to play together. She urged the Chamber to make its voice heard by attending events and taking part in consultations.

Speaking after the event, recently elected President Richie Ellmer said: “I would like to thank Cllr Mrs Pat Frost for being our guest speaker. We are currently reviewing and refreshing the way the Chamber of Commerce operates so it was particularly useful to hear the Mayor’s thoughts on how the Chamber and Farnham Town Council can work together more effectively.”

After breakfast the Mayor of Farnham answered questions from individuals on matters ranging from car parking to planning.

Anybody who would like to invite the Mayor of Farnham to an event should email mayor@farnham.gov.uk. Further information about the Chamber of Commerce can be found at www.farnhamchamberofcommerce.co.uk.

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