The Crêpe Escape’s new secret garden magically appears

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

With all indoor hospitality having been closed since before Christmas, except for takeaways and delivery services, The Crêpe Escape on Glebe Street have been very busy. They have been creating a new secret garden, tucked away in a small outdoor yard at the rear of the café. Complete with bespoke furniture, magical fairy lights, and a special planting scheme that … Read More

See the highlights of Wales and make it special

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

Shân Eastwood, from Shân’s Wales Tours, has been working in partnership with the Retreats Group of luxury hotels on the St David’s peninsula to develop a range of specialist tours of the Pembrokeshire coast. As Wales leaves the current lockdown restrictions, Shân says there is an appetite to get out about about. She says: “With the current regulations permitting travel … Read More

New Penarth business- Shroot- launch their first products

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

Since launching their growing greetings, Carolyn and Jude have been delighted by the response. After a difficult year, people have enjoyed sending (and receiving) something a little different. Microgreens, which are easy to grow and taste great, have proved very popular. Even businesses have loved sending something unique to staff and partners. Look out for our new, extended range!

Penarth independents launch a new virtual marketplace for the town- ShopAppy

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

Penarth Business Group has officially launched ShopAppy Penarth, a new virtual marketplace for the town’s independent shops and businesses. This new initiative gives shoppers the opportunity to buy from their favourite local traders online in one place. There are 56 independent businesses signed up to ShopAppy Penarth already, with more set to join in the coming months. Shoppers can now … Read More

Grounds for Good is a locally based business established in 2020

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

Their mission is to change the way you think about used coffee grounds! It’s so important, now more than ever, to recognise and celebrate the importance that recycling plays in preserving our natural resources and securing the future of our planet. We must all think again about what we throw away, seeing not waste but opportunity, innovation and creativity. This … Read More

Little Fizz Shortlisted in National Awards

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

LittleFizz is a finalist in the independent of the Year and Baby & Toddler Class categories at the Wales Children’s Activities and Services Awards 2021, in associated with principal sponsor Beaming Babies UK. Liz Mullen, owner of the business said, “I am so excited to be a finalist at the Wales Children’s Activities and Services Awards 2021, it has been … Read More

A Class Act

Katherine PeachBusiness Snippets

Class Act Company won first and second place in the BRING IT! Dance Competition UK 2020. Entering into the under 12’s category, performing an original rendition of ‘It’s a Hard Knock Life’ from Annie. We’d love to also congratulate Class Act, Sienna Griffin, who auditioned and represented Wales, filming several acting episodes for CBeebies TV in summer 2020. “I am … Read More

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 snellspenarth.com 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