A NORTH Devon bus company boss has been elected as the new chairman of the Barnstaple and District Chamber of Commerce. Tony Simmons, Stagecoach operational manager for North Devon, has been vice-chairman of the chamber for the last 12 months. Mr Simmons

A NORTH Devon bus company boss has been elected as the new chairman of the Barnstaple and District Chamber of Commerce.Tony Simmons, Stagecoach operational manager for North Devon, has been vice-chairman of the chamber for the last 12 months.Mr Simmons takes over from Rob Ford of Roundswell-based Zero 7."Having been on the executive committee for the last year, Tony knows what has been achieved and what is needed to continue to increase the Chamber's popularity and profile," said Mr Ford."Next year will bring more challenges to the modern business and being a very successful area manager of two of Stagecoach's busy depots, he has the necessary skills and also the Chamber's full support." For more information about the Chamber and what it could do for your business, e-mail info@barnstaplechamber.co.uk or visit www. barnstaplechamber.co.uk