Businesses Working Together: true community spirit comes to the fore

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles, Featured, Uncategorized

In light of many non-essential shops needing to close at the start of the pandemic, Sian Fox at Foxy’s Deli has started a possibly unique venture: Businesses Working Together. Foxy’s Deli has been able to stay open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by selling their plastic-free groceries as usual, including pasta, flour and spices. Alongside this, they have also been selling … Read More

Life in Lockdown: Shân Eastwood

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles

Shân set up her driver guiding business over eight years ago, for clients who enjoy the extra care of a quality service, as well as providing high-end tours for the American and European markets.  She’s been lucky enough to work for some great private clients and has enjoyed some fantastic experiences, from day trips to Henley and coasteering in Pembrokeshire, to night-sky tours and … Read More

Life in Lockdown: Tanya Lynch

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles

Has your work been affected by COVID-19? I am not working right now. Like many in the wellbeing and travel industries I am waiting for social distancing restrictions to be lifted.  What were your initial thoughts, as you saw the virus take hold and lockdown restrictions come into force? I didn’t quite believe the hype to be honest. It took … Read More

The Crêpe Escape celebrates four years in business

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles

Glebe Street’s Crêpe Escape celebrates their fourth birthday this weekend, and Alison shared this message on Facebook: Today is our 4th Birthday and what a 4 years it has been! Never would I have thought we would have spent it closed in the middle of a pandemic. There have been some amazing highs and some extreme lows and it has … Read More

Coming through a crisis: Valley Veterinary Hospital re-opens

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles, Pets

Valley Veterinary Hospital in Gwaelod-y-Garth, the first dedicated animal hospital in Wales, suffered devastating flooding earlier in 2020, after having been open only nine months. Seven weeks and a day later, parts of the hospital are re-open to treat pets. We wanted to speak to the team there to find out how they managed to re-open again so quickly, so … Read More

Local fundraising effort raises over £2,500 to support COVID-19 causes

John DaviesBusiness, Business Articles, Featured

Local man Nick Sylvester has raised £2,590 via a GoFundMe page. The page was initially set up to raise money for a laptop to help coordinate the Penarth Helping Hands group, who have hundreds of registered volunteers around the town to run errands, collect shopping and prescriptions and offer a listening ear. After the outpouring of support received meant the … Read More

Digital Doors are Open

Katherine PeachBusiness, Business Articles, Featured

These are strange times for all of us. But this are the times we see the kindness of others and everyone doing their bit. Here are Penarth View, we’ve collaborated an ever-growing list of our advertisers who are now doing virtual interactions. Helping you keep fit, healthy, entertained or just a little happier. Live Fit WalesOnline fitness classes to keep … 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

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