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

The Case for a Business Case

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles, Featured

Small businesses are the lifeblood of the economy, and Wales is leading the charge with a business birthrate higher than the UK national average. So when better than springtime, the time of new beginnings, to sow the seed of that idea you’ve always wanted to bring to life, or to nurture the growth of your existing venture? Whether you are … Read More

Meet the Maker: Emily Van Keogn of Boo Brolly

Katherine PeachBusiness, Community, Featured

Here to shine a light on the home-based ventures in Penarth, this issue we speak to Emily Van Keogh from Boo Brolly. What is the inspirations behind the craft? Where do you get your inspiration from? I love design, so I relish is spending time (maybe too much time!) browsing different design channels on Instagram; from home to fashion, to … 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

Vale Resort’s Gin Distillery

John DaviesBusiness, Business Snippets

If you’re looking try try something a little different, keep an eye out for the opening of the Vale Resort’s Gin Distillery opening on 26 March Set in the basement of Hensol Castle, visitors will be able to distil, bottle and take home their very own bespoke bottle of gin, made to their own specific taste in the gin school. … Read More

Be the best version of you, with Stifyn Parri

John DaviesBusiness, Business Snippets

Be the best version of you. Stifyn Parri offers one-to-one and group sessions, seminars and workshops to help boost self-confidence, motivation, dealing with nerves, executing a pitch, interview technique, presentation skills, performance, public speaking, audition technique, media training and developing your ‘inner entrepreneur’. Contact Stifyn on or 07970 938 906

Paws of the Vale new Spring Service

John DaviesBusiness, Business Snippets

Barking mad? Absolutely not! Paws of the Vale are launching a new service this spring. Their dog champion service means that your canine buddy can be with you on your wedding day. Gemma and the team will tailor their dog walking and sitting services to make sure your beloved pet dog can get in on all the action0 and keep … Read More

Willmore’s 1938 Third Birthday

John DaviesBusiness Snippets

Three is the magic number Willmore’s 1938 have recently celebrated their third birthday. Matt and Charlotte would like to thank everybody who have supported them over the years, and look forward to welcoming you through their doors again. Look out for their famous Sunday lunches and special pop-up evenings!