New Chamber of Commerce president

Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce has a new president for the coming year. Tim Cobb took over from outgoing president Mark McFadden at the organisation’s annual general meeting at the Cavendish Hotel on Wednesday evening. Eastbourne Borough Council’s new head of tourism Philip Evans was the guest speaker talking about plans to promote the town as a tourist destination and the ambitious redevelopment of Devonshire Park which includes an interior refurbishment of the Congress.

The new Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell also spoke on how the A27 upgrade was crucial to improve the town’s business economy.

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