BUSINESS: M&S Bridgwater Foodhall officially opens

BUSINESS: M&S Bridgwater Foodhall officially opens

Posted: 21st June 2018
M&S Bridgwater Foodhall opened its doors to customers for the first time on Wednesday (June 20, 2018) - bringing M&S’s quality food and drink to the community. Store manager, Andy Harris, was joined by the winner of M&S’s Community Hero competition, six-year-old Tayen Gilbery, to cut the ribbon and officially open the store. Tayen was nominated for her determination to…

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BUSINESS: Networking Business Over Breakfast group officially launched

BUSINESS: Networking Business Over Breakfast group officially launched

Posted: 19th June 2018
A NEW business networking group was launched in Bridgwater earlier this month at the White Feather Coffee Company in town. The Business Over Breakfast group launched on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, and is a vibrant, business referral group focused on helping businesses achieve more through building strong relationships and trust with fellow members. This approach will…

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BUSINESS: Lash Lounge opens in Bridgwater

BUSINESS: Lash Lounge opens in Bridgwater

Posted: 22nd April 2018
THE Mayor and Mayoress of Bridgwater have given a new beauty salon in the town centre the civic seal of approval. Cllr Graham Granter and his wife Kay went along to wish everyone at the new Lash Lounge Beauty Salon in the High Street their best wishes and good luck for the future. Photographer Jeff Searle also popped along to take some pictures. PHOTOS: Taken at the…

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BUSINESS: Are you a small business and need help with accounts?

BUSINESS: Are you a small business and need help with accounts?

Posted: 19th March 2018
THE Somerset-based South West Small Business Support organisation is looking to help companies in the area who find it a struggle keeping on top of their accounts. Susie Bell, founder of the independent SWSBS, can look after non-VAT registered companies and sole traders from just £99 per month. This low cost all-inclusive price includes day-to-day bookkeeping, monthly…

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BUSINESS: Red Berry Recruitment gets support from Theo Paphitis

BUSINESS: Red Berry Recruitment gets support from Theo Paphitis

Posted: 14th March 2018
A SOMERSET-BASED recruitment agency has received a business boost from retail entrepreneur and former Dragons’ Den businessman Theo Paphitis. Helen Lacey, owner of Red Berry Recruitment which has offices in Bridgwater, Yeovil and Shepton Mallet, tweeted Theo about her business during ‘Small Business Sunday’ and was one of six weekly winners to gain a retweet by Theo to…

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BUSINESS: Calling all contractors – help is at hand!

BUSINESS: Calling all contractors – help is at hand!

Posted: 5th February 2018
A NEW independent company can provide help and support for contractors in Somerset who are looking to get business but are met by a barrage of red tape. The South West Small Business Support organisation is looking to help contractors who are struggling to get in with the “big boys” or win new contracts because of all the red tape and required paperwork, accreditations…

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JOBS: New Mercure Hotel in Bridgwater has loads of vacancies to be filled

JOBS: New Mercure Hotel in Bridgwater has loads of vacancies to be filled

Posted: 10th January 2018
A SERIES of special recruitment days will be held later this month for people interested in getting a job at the new Mercure Hotel which is being built in Bridgwater. A whole host of jobs are being advertised for the new hotel which is taking shape on the crossroads at Eastover, Monmouth Street, St John Street and Broadway and should be officially open later this year…

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BUSINESS: Top award for recruitment firm boss

BUSINESS: Top award for recruitment firm boss

Posted: 14th December 2017
OWNER and managing director of award-winning Somerset-based recruitment agency Red Berry Recruitment has been awarded a top accolade. Helen Lacey has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship to the Institute of Recruitment Professionals by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. She was presented with her fellowship at the IRP Awards - an annual event organised by the…

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PROPERTY: Estate agents celebrate a great year

PROPERTY: Estate agents celebrate a great year

Posted: 7th December 2017
  THE Wilkie May and Tuckwood estate agents in Bridgwater held an open evening to celebrate a very successful year in 2017. The team invited clients and local contacts to celebrate with them at their office in St Mary Street and were joined by the Mayor and Mayoress of Bridgwater, Cllr Graham Granter and his wife Kay, as well. Nick Hale, a branch partner at Wilkie May…

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BUSINESS: Purple Square headquarters opens for business in Bridgwater

BUSINESS: Purple Square headquarters opens for business in Bridgwater

Posted: 7th December 2017
  THREE companies new to Bridgwater have created their headquarters in St Mary Street. The new business community, Purple Square HQ, is the collaborative brainchild of New Leaf Life Design, a counselling a coaching service, Your  IT Now, who enable people with learning difficulties to access the internet and IT and Cuckooo, a design agency specialising in Conscious…

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