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

Willmore’s 1938 Stays Strong

John DaviesBusiness, Community, Featured

Over the past six months, Matt and Charlotte have shown incredible resilience through the pandemic. There’s no end to their ingenuity, and they’ll always be there to serve their delicious home-cooked food, cakes and coffee- and we’re completely there for it. Through the first lockdown, they adjusted very quickly to what was to become our new normal. All non-essential shops … Read More

Festive Tenner Trail Announced for Penarth

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Featured

Independent traders in Penarth are encouraging residents to shop local this Christmas with the launch of a festive Tenner Trail. Following the success of last month’s Fiver Fest campaign, the Penarth Business Group has announced a new Christmas shopping initiative designed to highlight the diversity and value of what our high street has to offer. The Tenner Trail- which runs … Read More

Local town centre traders call for support during local lockdowns

John DaviesBusiness, Featured

High street traders across the Vale of Glamorgan say they “need shoppers now more than ever” after local lockdown measures were imposed. Owners of businesses across the Vale are urging people to support the high street following restrictions which have been reintroduced this month. In a bid to support pandemic-hit shops, the Vale of Glamorgan Council has launched its Vale … Read More

Penarth Fiver Fest

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Events, Featured

Invest in your high street with Penarth Fiver Fest Penarth has signed up for this autumn’s Totally Locally Fiver Fest- a national celebration of independent shops and businesses that make our town and high streets unique. Close to fifty indie shops, cafes and businesses in Penarth will be taking part in the two-week campaign, which runs from 10th to 24th … Read More

Ego At The Schooner Inn Is Now Open After Raising £2,644 For Charity

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles, Featured

Ego at The Schooner Inn is now officially open to the public following an extensive refurbishment inside and out. After initially planning to open in late March, the much-anticipated transformation has seen the former Harvester site turn into a chic and modern Mediterranean restaurant and pub as Ego Restaurants welcome’s its first expedition in Wales.  Two charity nights were held … Read More