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Supporting businesses across Cowes, East Cowes, Northwood and Gurnard

Sustainability June

Sustainability is a foundation of what Cowes Business Association wants to achieve with and for all its members. We support the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and their drive towards a Circular Economy; we have many members for whom sustainability is a driving factor; and we know all members are keen to do their bit for the environment. So, as promised, our Sustainability June is now under way. We are featuring a member business each week in June, showcasing the sustainable products and processes...

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Member Profile – Alex Tana

Being a busy networker I am often asked “What do you do Alex?” To which my reply is always more or less the same: “I am, and have now been for over 25 years, a business and life coach and an NLP practitioner.” But, I hear you say, what exactly is a business/life coach? We are all familiar with the word “coach” especially as it applies to sport activities and I am sure that you have heard this word so many times applied to anything and anyone in the sports arena, whether that is the correct or...

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Live Networking

Our first post-“Lockdown 3.0” real live event last night (25th May) was a full to (permitted) capacity affair and our members clearly were delighted to be networking in person again. Island Sailing Club provided an excellent venue with outside space, views and plenty of ventilation under the – as it turned out, essential – cover. Chair Gavin Ford welcomed everyone and ran through the huge amount of activity the CBA is engaged in, including the banners and flags now going up, the high quality...

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New Cowes Mayor

Congratulations to Councillor Paul Bertie, newly elected mayor of Cowes. We’re particularly pleased to see Paul Bertie installed as mayor since, as a local business owner, he was the original founder of the association, having started “Project Cowes” in 1985. This went on to become the Cowes Business Association and we know he will be hugely supportive in helping us achieve our aims. We also welcome back a long time member and supporter of the association in Jock Rafferty, re-elected to Cowes...

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