Looking After Nature So it Can Look After Us

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Featured

Now more than ever, people are dropping this “throw-away” culture and venturing into a new, sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle. There are many environmental issues that need to be dealt with, one of which being the bee colony collapse. Here at Penarth View, we spoke to Tamzin Ford, founder of Blossom & Nectar. An independent retailer focused on nature, sustainability and supporting … Read More

Crafty Devil’s Cellar: New Chef. New Menu. Your New Place To Eat!

Pippa-Marie SheppardBusiness, Featured, Food

Here at Penarth View, we were lucky enough to be invited down to Crafty Devil’s, situated in Penarth’s Town Centre, to meet their new chef and have a taster of their new menu. 26-year-old Chris Sweetman, who has only been working at the burger bar for two months, has introduced a brand new menu, which has already proven popular with … Read More

Barons Court Is Back!

Pippa-Marie SheppardBusiness, Community

A beautiful historic building in Penarth has officially reopened, with two local entrepreneurs behind the transformation. Jayne Haywood and Jemma Evans have invested the past 10 months of their lives into creating a stunning, family-friendly environment for the people of Penarth and wider to enjoy. The building, which was originally built for King Henry III, has been restored to it’s … Read More

Penarth’s Hottest New Restaurant & Bar Comes to Town

John DaviesBusiness, Featured

Local entrepreneurs Jayne Haywood & Jemma Evans will launch their first restaurant and bar, Barons Court, in Penarth.  The owners are currently breathing new life into the much-loved historical gem before its launch on Saturday 7th August. The Barons Court is the oldest standing building in the Penarth area, and they are restoring it in the authentic, vintage-charm style that the Grade … Read More

Vale town centres ‘bloom’ back to life following COVID19

John DaviesBusiness, Community, Featured

Town centres in the Vale of Glamorgan are looking blooming lovely this month as the Vale of Glamorgan Council hosts its inaugural Festival of Flowers. With the aim of helping its high streets ‘bloom’ back to life following the COVID19 pandemic, the Council is hosting the event in a bid to drive footfall into the town centres of Barry, Cowbridge, … Read More

Grounds for Good New Gin Launch

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

We may have missed #WorldGinDay but that didn’t stop us from celebrating Grounds for Good’s delicious new creation, London Dry Gin! This coffee based, yet caffeine-free gin is their latest product that you just have to try! All proceeds got to The Wallich homeless charity.

The Coffee-shop on a Bike

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

After being furloughed last year, Peter Skoczylas started selling coffee from his bike. Stol Coffee is a one-man business aiming to bring the community of Penarth coffee and cookies, which has already been a huge success. Seeing people come out of hard times with great new businesses is great and he has become a meaningful part of the Penarth community

Five Penarth Businesses Announced as Cardiff Life Awards Finalists

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

Cardiff Life Awards 2021 has announced this years finalists, with businesses in Penarth making the list. The Crepe Escape has been selected in the ‘Cafe’ Category; Capello Barbers in ‘Hair and Beauty’; Hamptons in ‘Retailer’; Penarth Physiotherapy Practice and Pilates Studio in ‘Health and Wellbeing and Westbourne School in ‘Education’ and ‘Technology Innovation’. They should all be very proud.

New Penarth Business Shortlisted for an Award

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

The awards are coming to Penarth this year! A Penarth-based business has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2021 Wales Start-Up Awards after only 4 months of trading. Shroot has been selected in the ‘Rising Star’ category, focusing on businesses that demonstrate innovation and future potential. Well done Shroot!