Five Penarth Businesses Announced As Cardiff Life Awards Finalists

Pippa-Marie SheppardBusiness, Community

Cardiff Life Awards 2021 has announced this years finalists, with businesses in Penarth making the list. The Crepe Escape, Westbourne School, Hamptons, Capello Barbers and Penarth Physiotherapy Practice & Pilates Studio have been selected across a variety of categories.  Organised by MediaClash, the awards will be held at City Hall with 450 people in attendance to celebrate the top businesses.  … Read More

Local business shortlisted as finalist for 2021 Wales Start-Up Awards

Pippa-Marie SheppardBusiness

A Penarth-based business has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2021 Wales Start-Up Awards after only 4 months of trading.  Shroot have been selected in the ‘Rising Star’ category, focusing on businesses that demonstrate innovation and future potential.  Carolyn Davies said: “ We’ve had great feedback so far about our launch product- Greens & Greetings. We’ve exceeded our sales … Read More

Grounds for Good Introduce Their New Gin!

Katherine PeachBusiness, Featured

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! Amy and Rosie, the co-founders of Grounds for Good, are both successful beauty entrepreneurs and highly qualified professionals in their fields. They both … Read More

Town Mayor Backs Fiver Fest

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Featured

Penarth’s Town Mayor, Councillor Ian Buckley was delighted to lend his support to Fiver Fest today. The latest Totally Locally Fiver Fest runs from 12th to 26th June, with an array of special £5 offers in Penarth’s independent shops, cafes and businesses. The Mayor said: “I’m proud to be supporting the fabulous idea of Fiver Fest. I visited both Snell’s … Read More

Griffin Books is taking part in this year’s Independent Bookshop Week- Events Calendar

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Creative, Events, Featured

Independent Bookshop Week is 19 – 26 June, and is a week run by The Bookseller & Books Are My Bag to celebrate all things Independent Bookshop! Shops around the country will be holding online & in-store events and activities, and it’s generally just a really great week for the Indie Bookshop Community. Griffin Books will be hosting exciting events … Read More

Independent Bookshop Week: Saturday 19th June- Saturday 26th June

Pippa-Marie SheppardBusiness, Community

Griffin Books are welcoming the community of Penarth to join them next week as Independent Bookshop Week begins.  Part of the Books Are My Bag campaign, Independent Bookshop Week is a celebration for independent bookshops across the UK and Ireland.  Beginning on Saturday 19th June, Griffin Books, which is situated on Windsor Road in Penarth, will hold several online events … Read More

‘Customers love it’: Apothecary64 become Skin Care Award Finalists

Pippa-Marie SheppardBusiness

A local business owner has been selected as a skincare award finalist for the 2021 Free From Skincare Awards. Craig Parker Trott, from Apothecary64, is among ten other finalists in the Hand, Foot and Nail Care Category to have been selected. Selected based on efficacy, design and general quality, Craig’s Lavender and Rosemary Hand Sanitiser is made with lavender and … Read More

Welsh Apprentice Winner looking to set up new cafe in Penarth

Pippa-Marie SheppardBusiness

The Apprentice Winner has announced she will be focusing on setting up eight new cafes at different locations, with Penarth on the list. 29-year-old Alana Spencer, an entrepreneur and baker, won the twelfth series of BBC One’s ‘The Apprentice’, becoming the first welsh winner of the programme.  Having recently opened a cake shop in Cardiff Bay, Alana is looking to … Read More

Fiver Fest set to make a return this June

Pippa-Marie SheppardBusiness, Community

Fiver Fest is set to make a return to local high streets and towns this June, with the hopes of helping out local businesses that have suffered during the pandemic.  Totally Locally, the organisers of the campaign, concluded that June would be the perfect time to hold the next Fiver Fest as businesses begin to head back to normality.  Set … Read More