BUSINESS: New offices for Higos in Bridgwater

BUSINESS: New offices for Higos in Bridgwater

Posted: 27th November 2017
THE Higos Insurance Services branch in Bridgwater has officially moved into new premises in the town. Cllr Brian Smedley, leader of Bridgwater Town Council, was entrusted of “doing the honours” by cutting the ribbon to declare Higos’ new premises in Binford Place in the old Argos shop. Higo has moved to Binford Place from its previous “home” in North Street. PHOTO: Cllr…

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BUSINESS: Fancy a cuppa? Pop along to the White Feather Coffee shop in West Quay

BUSINESS: Fancy a cuppa? Pop along to the White Feather Coffee shop in West Quay

Posted: 27th November 2017
THE new White Feather Coffee shop in Bridgwater has officially opened. The shop is based in the old Watergate Hotel in West Quay and was given a civic seal of approval when the Mayor and Mayoress of Bridgwater, Cllr Graham Granter and his wife Kay, went along to cut the official ribbon.

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BUSINESS: Red Berry Recruitment celebrates nine nominations in tenth anniversary year

BUSINESS:  Red Berry Recruitment celebrates nine nominations in tenth anniversary year

Posted: 7th November 2017
IT has been quite a year for Somerset-based recruitment agency Red Berry Recruitment. As well as celebrating the company’s tenth year in business, ‘the Berries’ have also had an extremely successful awards season. The company, owned by managing director Helen Lacey, has been shortlisted for no less than nine awards during 2017. The year began with Red Berry Recruitment…

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BUSINESS: Launch of Nostara – a new luxury home fragrance brand

BUSINESS: Launch of Nostara – a new luxury home fragrance brand

Posted: 2nd November 2017
SOMERSET friends Nikki Holt and Alex Bowring have launched a new name in British luxury home fragrance – Nostara. This newly-launched brand has already gained keen admirers who love the premium fragrances, luxurious design and beautiful styling. Nostara hopes to be the “friendly face” of luxury home fragrance, where customers know they will receive the highest of…

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BUSINESS: Acorn opens new branch in Bridgwater

BUSINESS: Acorn opens new branch in Bridgwater

Posted: 30th October 2017
RECRUITMENT agency Acorn has opened a new branch in Bridgwater based at the Woodlands Business Park. This new branch is one of two new locations in the South West, as they’re just about to open the doors to a new site in Bournemouth, which adds up to a network of 12 branches throughout the South West and a further 23 UK-wide. The Bridgwater branch will provide key…

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BUSINESS: Breakfast Club sell-out in Bridgwater

BUSINESS: Breakfast Club sell-out in Bridgwater

Posted: 27th October 2017
THE inaugural Bridgwater Breakfast Club event took place earlier this month with tickets having completely sold out. An audience of 40 from businesses in Bridgwater and the surrounding area were given the opportunity to network over breakfast on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, before enjoying a highly engaging presentation from a leading expert on virtual reality…

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BUSINESS: Sedgemoor welcomes a Chinese delegation

BUSINESS: Sedgemoor welcomes a Chinese delegation

Posted: 22nd September 2017
A DELEGATION of Chinese visitors from the General Office of Beijing Municipality Government was in Bridgwater earlier this week. Representatives from Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset County Council, Bridgwater Chamber of Commerce, Business Forum South West and China UK Enterprises were on hand to welcome the visitors on Monday (September 18, 2017). The visitors were…

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BUSINESS: Warrens Bakery opens in Bridgwater

BUSINESS: Warrens Bakery opens in Bridgwater

Posted: 14th August 2017
A NEW bakery opened in Bridgwater town centre on Monday (August 14, 2017) with local businessman James Tucker linking up with what is understood to be the oldest Cornish pasty maker in the world. Warrens Bakery began life back in 1860 and now has three production sites and over 50 stores throughout the country with its latest addition opening in Bridgwater. An official…

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JOBS: Exciting opportunities at Hinkley C recruitment events in Bridgwater

JOBS: Exciting opportunities at Hinkley C recruitment events in Bridgwater

Posted: 11th August 2017
LOCAL job seekers are being given a helping hand to make the most of the Hinkley Point C project through one-to-one drop-in sessions which highlight training opportunities and job vacancies both now and in the future. Staff from EDF Energy’s dedicated Hinkley Point C Jobs Service have started monthly drop-ins at the Under Construction employment and training hub in West…

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PROPERTY: Congratulations to Charles Dickens Estate Agents

PROPERTY: Congratulations to Charles Dickens Estate Agents

Posted: 8th August 2017
A BRIDGWATER-BASED estate agency has been celebrating after being awarded a Gold Award by the British Property Awards for its level of customer service. Charles Dickens Estate Agents in the High Street were the subject of a “mystery shopper” from the awards committee via phone calls and emails. All the estate agents in Bridgwater were “mystery shopped” and the winning…

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