Key figures in the regeneration of Tenterden’s economy came together for the first time at the Town Hall on Wednesday (24 September) to discuss a strategy for helping the High Street and other businesses during the pandemic.
The meeting was called by Tenterden’s new Town Centre and Tourism Co-ordinator, Keli Nolan-Lyons and involved the Mayor, Cllr Jean Curteis, Tenterden & District Chamber of Commerce secretary Mike Bartlett, James Fuller, originator of Our Tenterden Business Team and manager of a local retail outlet, and Cllr Sue Ferguson of the MyTenterden website and a member of the Council’s High Street Regeneration Sub-committee.
Said Keli: “It was a sign of the council’s and community’s absolute commitment to ensuring that the Tenterden economy is as resilient as it possibly can be during the pandemic and beyond.
“As we continue to work together, we will be introducing fresh ideas and initiatives to achieve that objective.
“The government’s latest measures will not make the job any easier, but it was terrifically heartening to hear representatives of business in the community pledge their commitment to a brighter future.”