Popular Trowbridge store closing after 115 years in town

HB Pitt in Silver Street, a prominent shop name in Trowbridge and one of the town’s oldest businesses, has announced that it will close this summer. Ann Mason, a director and the manager of the kitchen and giftware shop, which...

Carson Tyres invited to Abu Dhabi by Bridgestone

David Carson, owner of Carson Tyre & Autocare was invited by Bridgestone Tyres to be one of just 15 UK dealers to take part in testing out the new Battlax Hypersport S21 tyres on a variety of 1000cc super bikes ranging from...

Wiltshire’s leading provider of serviced offices opens new business centre in Chippenham

OPENIT, the Chippenham-based provider of business accommodation in Wiltshire, is opening a new business centre in the town. The company has taken over a space which has been empty for many years – above the Pizza Express restaurant in the...

Healthy alternative: Unique cafe set to open in Swindon

A NEW all-inclusive-nutrient-rich eatery will open in Swindon early net month. The much-anticipated Healthy Lane, located at 31 Morley Street, officially launches on  Saturday 6 February, and it is no ordinary establishment. Providing quality nourishment that equips you for breakfast, lunch and dinner,...

Focus on alternative funding for business at Wiltshire seminar

THE spotlight will be turned on alternative sources of funding for businesses at a breakfast seminar to be staged next month by Wiltshire financial planners Hartsfield. With banks still reticent about lending, the message from the experts at Hartsfield Financial...

Red Letter Day for Chippenham entrepreneur as she rubs shoulders with hero Theo

SPORTS therapist Sam Cox met one of her business heroes Theo Paphitis after taking part in a social media challenge involving the millionaire. Sam, who runs Active Potential Therapy on the Bumpers Farm Industrial Estate, Chippenham met the former Dragon’s...

Swindon accountants add three new team members

GROWING Swindon chartered accountants Banks BHG have taken on three new recruits. The firm, based in Stratton, now has a team of well over 30, delivering its services which include business development, accountancy, audit, tax planning, payroll and bookkeeping. Jacquie Cooke,...

Young boxers boosted by recruitment specialist

A CHARITY that supports young people in Swindon has been given a boost by local recruitment specialist Aligra with a £500 donation. Aligra MD Mark Neilson said: “Aligra has been a supporter of Scrappers for a number of years and...

Dorothy House thanks Melksham Mitsubishi as support saves thousands

A HOSPICE that helps people in Wiltshire and Somerset has saved thousands of pounds thanks to a Mitsubishi dealership in Melksham. Dorothy House Hospice Care was given a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV for a year by Melksham Mitsubishi in Western Way...

Banks BHG team are riding high with Julia’s House fundraising  

FUNDRAISING efforts are moving up a gear as staff at Banks BHG get pedalling for charity. Tracey Heath and Adam Burroughs, part of the team at the Swindon-based chartered accountants, will be in the saddle this weekend for a 100km...

New division sees healthy increase in business for 24/7 Staffing

AN independent recruitment company’s specialist training division, set up to meet the growing needs of the healthcare sector and a skills shortage, is now a fast-growing part of the business. Chippenham-based 24-7 Staffing created its healthcare division just over a...

Local small business wins national prize at Great British Entrepreneur Awards

SALES Coaching Solutions, a south west sales and customer service training company, has been awarded special merit for the Service Industries’ Entrepreneur of the Year at Wednesday night’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards. The awards are regarded as the ultimate benchmark...

Small steps can bring big changes, says nutritional therapist

NUTRITIONAL therapist Helen Adams has left behind a successful global career in the financial services sector to follow her passion – helping others to live happy and healthy lives through good nutrition.   Helen, 58, set up Oakmead Clinic after she told her personal story...

Top tips for budding business speakers at ‘Bradcamp’

LEADING motivational business speaker, the founder of 4Networking, Brad Burton, is bringing his ‘Bradcamp’ here. Brad, 44, will be hosting a seminar for anyone who wishes to become a successful and paid public speaker with his one-day speaker training programme...

Two speakers confirmed as Swindon Chamber host corporate insight dinner

SWINDON Chamber of Commerce will be holding a corporate insight dinner at the Marriott Hotel in town on Tuesday January 26. The theme of the dinner is Continuity, Disruption & Evolution and there are two speakers Stewart Wright of YourDMS and Paul Marchment of Arval BNP Paribas Group. During...