Axminster’s businesses are at the heart of a town with a proud heritage, strong sense of community and a determination to become stronger for the future.
The Axminster Chamber of Commerce is the body that bonds commerce, industry and retailers in a town that has a backbone built on independent businesses.
Scratch the surface and there is much going on in Axminster. Try these links to understand a bit about what makes the town tick:
Axe Vale Show –a great local attraction that returned in June 2022
Axminster Guildhall – the venue for much of the town’s best entertainment
Axminster Town Council – working for our community
Axminster Heritage Centre – proudly presenting our great history
Light Up Axminster - drives Christmas and other celebrations in Axminster
Pippins Community Centre – a warm and welcoming community hub
You can view the minutes from our 2022 meetings here. If you would like copies of any briefings or other documents referred to in the minutes please email email@example.com.
Chair: Jane Rockett - Axminster Printing
Deputy Chair: Karen Hussey - W. G. Potter Funeral Directors
Treasurer: Jess Brooks - Bowes Brooks Accountants
Secretary: Barrie Hedges - Archway Bookshop
Management Committee members: Sandie Draper (Sweet Shop), Naomi Eden (Collate Interiors), Lisa Fifer (Red & Ginger), Pippa Galvin (Courthouse Makers), Alison Hayward (Axminster Care Service), Adrian Lausch (Pink Pigeon Digital), Sophie McLachlan (Community Waffle House), Andrew Richardson (Not Just Travel Let’s Go), Jan Rowe (Castle Garage), Emma Rowe (Axminster Gymnastics Club),
Axminster Town Council representative: Cllr Steve Holt
Please contact us with any feedback, issues, enquiries you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.