Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Perth Road Traders' Association

Over the past year, I have mentioned the progress towards the establishment of a Perth Road Traders' Association.    A traders' group for Perth Road businesses will be a huge step forward in promoting our excellent shopping area.

Earlier this evening, I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Annual General Meeting of the Perth Road Traders' Association at which a committee was elected to take the new traders' association forward.   Iain Wilson, owner of the Nisa Extra, was elected Chair, Mohammad Issa of McDermott's Sandwich Bar was elected Secretary and Kirsty Thomson of Utopia Costumes was elected Treasurer.   

In addition, Val Ireland of the Parrot Cafe and Julia McAnish of Indigo House were also elected to the Perth Road Traders' Association committee.

I wish the new association well.    The new committee will meet next week to plan the way forward and to start the job of getting businesses to join up.