Glass by Design have always promoted others by lending out their feature window

John DaviesBusiness Snippets

Cathy says: “Our current window display is to highlight the accessible garden being built at the University Hospital Llandough, by the charity Horatio’s Garden. Its story has got a bit lost locally this year, so it has been very important to get their message out. We’re selling mugs and tea-towels on their behalf, and collecting any donations.” Read more about … Read More

New click and collect and delivery website for local convenience shop

John DaviesBusiness Snippets

Groceries, frozen food, chilled food, household products and toiletries can now be purchased online from A. B. Snell & Son for click and collect and home delivery in the CF64 area. The tasty takeaway menu from Willmore’s 1938 is also available to order. Go to for more information. The project was delivered with the help of Penarth-based Candid Creative … Read More

Virtual cocktail masterclass and Spanish cook-along

John DaviesBusiness Snippets

December and the Christmas season generally provides restaurants with the revenue to survive the lean months until Easter. The ongoing restrictions are likely to mean that Christmas parties, as we know and love them, won’t be going ahead in 2020. Bar 44 are now offering some great virtual parties for you to have with your household or bubble (as restrictions … Read More

One doors closes, another door opens

John DaviesBusiness Snippets

As the door at Ginger’s clothing boutique closed for the last time this summer, many more doors opened for others. It’s plain to see that Cathy Evans and her team went out on a high by donating over £25,000 worth of clothing stock and shop interiors to charity. Cathy has helped a number of charities including Smart Works, who help … Read More

A New Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

We are living in precarious times. The planet needs our help more than ever. Now, more and more people are dropping the throw-away culture and adopting a new zero-waste lifestyle. Zero Penarth is a new shop in Windsor Arcade selling a large selection of dried and other foods, including nuts, flour, dried fruit, cereals, herbs and spices. They’ll also have … Read More

There’s a beautiful relationship going on in Penarth, involving coffee and concrete

John DaviesBusiness Snippets

Grounds for Good and Concrete Carrot are two local businesses that are hand-crafting, unique and bespoke products with a modern, industrial twist. Grounds for Good are always looking for innovative ways of re-purposing coffee grounds that would otherwise go to landfill. So, what better way than to give concrete some eco credentials! This is what Toby and Chris at Concrete … Read More

Fiver Fest

John DaviesBusiness Snippets

Over two weeks in October, Penarth’s independent retailers took part in a national Fiver Fest campaign. Each of Penarth’s 47 participating businesses put on special £5 offers over the two-week celebration highlighting the diversity and value of what the high street has to offer. Fiver Fest has been running successfully in individual towns in the UK and abroad for the … Read More

Success in the Digital Women Awards

John DaviesBusiness Snippets

Penarth business-woman, Julie Plumb, has been announced as one of 40 Women to Watch at the Digital Women Awards. Plumb Digital has only been running for 18 months, but in December she was also Women in STEM runner up. The Digital Women Awards is held in association with NatWest Business and the Federation of Small Businesses. They celebrate women working … Read More

A new community urban oasis

John DaviesBusiness, Business Snippets

The Clock Yard team are working behind the scenes to design and develop a community urban oasis behind Rowley’s the Jewellers on Glebe Street. The team will soon make a call-out for materials like decking or doors to build fences, benches and planters. So if you’re renovating, let you know! Rowley’s are also taking a leap into 2020 putting ecologically … Read More

Eden Landscape Centre new expansion

John DaviesBusiness, Business Snippets

Eden Landscape Centre in Wenvoe has expanded its building range, and launched a new Lugarde and Woodpro garden building collection, now on display at their redeveloped showsite, ready for this spring. The Lugarde and Woodpro collection offers a wide range of bespoke garden buildings that are a practical and attractive way to add extra space to any home. From man … Read More