Fiddes: for beautiful wood, since 1896

Katherine PeachBusiness, Business Articles, Homes

Originally manufacturing paints and distempers to the joinery and building market, founder Alfred Fiddes moved from Bristol to Cardiff in 1896 to set up a small manufacturing workshop on Trade Street, where he continued to develop and manufacture wood finishes over the next 30 years. His son-in-law Robert joined the business following the Second World War, and, seizing a new … Read More

Penarth retailers rallying to support residents during Coronavirus outbreak

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles, Community, Featured

Updated 13 April 2020. As you would expect, Penarth’s independent retailers are rallying together to support residents who need to self-isolate during the Coronavirus outbreak. It is true to say that this outbreak is sure to rock our independent retailers, so please make your you support them as best as you can. With more and more shops going over and … Read More

New Mediterranean Pub and Restaurant Hoping to Raise £2,500 for Local Charity

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles, Featured

The Schooner (Harvester) restaurant along Lavernock Road, is soon to start a major refurbishment, with the new business ‘Ego at The Schooner’ opening in early April. As part of the opening, the new business is looking to raise £2,500 for one or two local charities or community projects. Nominations for the local charities are being taken on their Facebook page: … Read More