We’re inching closer to spring, and though times are tough, there are still reasons to be cheerful. We’ve been so impressed with the resourcefulness, adaptability and grit of the UK’s small business community during this whole period, and we’ve compiled a few more examples from the last week to help inspire you.
"I wish I had done it 10 years ago. If I don't do it now, I will never do it."
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Savvy shoppers in Gosport have been saving hundreds of pounds off their supermarket shop, thanks to Paul Carter’s innovative grocery business.
The News, Portsmouth
Royal Thai Kitchen, which opened in September, is doing a roaring trade with people stuck at home and looking for a tasty treat.
A popular Leeds restaurant is celebrating 30 years of business and is planning to expand despite the hospitality industry being virtually shut down.
Yorkshire Evening Post
A South Shields woman is preparing to launch a cocktail delivery service for the area, having taken inspiration from the social vacuum created by rolling lockdowns.
The Shields Gazette
Work to renovate Worthing pier’s Southern Pavilion is continuing apace.
A specialist soft furnishing business in Colne is celebrating a double success in a regional business awards scheme.
If you know of any businesses that are achieving great things, or if you think that your own business’s efforts would be worth hearing about, please contact group commercial content editor Mark Waldron at email@example.com.