Traders re-elect John

Berwick Chamber of Trade held its annual general meeting earlier this month.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 21 May, 2016, 09:59
John Haswell

Long-serving secretary Barry Allison stood down after 30 years and new officers were appointed for the forthcoming year.

John Haswell was re-elected as chairman; Ian Dods was re-elected as vice chairman; Bob Tannant, from Taffy’s Time Machine, was elected as treasurer; and Stephen Scott, from The Walls B&B, was elected as secretary.

Mr Haswell said “I’d like to thank our members for supporting my re-election.

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“I am delighted to have a new team on board and I am looking forward to us being able to further develop the work of the Chamber representing the interests of our members and the town as a whole.”

He added: “I’d also like to take the opportunity to thank Barry Allison who decided to stand down from the role of secretary after 30 years of loyal and dedicated service.”