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Saffron & Sage Deli is one of our lovely independent shops that opened their doors during the pandemic. They’ve certainly brought colour to our town and their shop is an oasis of fresh and exciting local produce. We put them under the spotlight as one of Saffron Walden’s new businesses! #saffronwalden #shopsaffronwalden #shoplocal #supportlocal #supportsmallbusiness […]
Dead Time Beers opened in Saffron Walden during the pandemic and if you’re a fan of craft beers, wine or coffee, you’ve got to pay them a visit. We’ve put them under the spotlight as a new business in town! And a special shout out to Wood St Coffee; Wylde Sky Brewing; and Brewboard who […]
We’re so lucky in Saffron Walden because two-thirds of our businesses are independent. They need our support more than ever as they recover throughout July (independents month), the entire summer, and the rest of the year. #saffronwalden #shopsaffronwalden #shoplocal #supportlocal #supportsmallbusiness #SupportSaffronWalden #saffronwaldenmarket #cambridgeinfo #essextown #smalltownuk #shoplocal #supportindependent #oursw #visitsaffronwalden #smalltownlife #photographyessex #travel #smallbusiness #BritishBIDS […]
INDEPENDENTS DAY – Here’s our BID Chairman Shara on why we need to support and celebrate our independents not just this weekend, but all summer and all year round.🙌 #saffronwalden #shopsaffronwalden #shoplocal #supportlocal #supportsmallbusiness #SupportSaffronWalden #saffronwaldenmarket #cambridgeinfo #essextown #smalltownuk #shoplocal #supportindependent #oursw #visitsaffronwalden #smalltownlife #photographyessex #travel #smallbusiness #BritishBIDS #lovesaffronwalden #ukindiesday
On 3rd & 4th July we celebrated UK independents day supporting independent retailers across the UK. This year it is more important to support our local businesses than ever before. We’ve got some amazing independents in Saffron Walden and we’ve been out and about to hear from them. #saffronwalden #shopsaffronwalden #shoplocal #supportlocal #supportsmallbusiness #SupportSaffronWalden #saffronwaldenmarket […]
The sense of place that people feel about a beautiful market town like Saffron Walden is powerful – and beats how people feel about a brand like Amazon. Here’s the Director General of the Institute of Directors Jon Geldart explaining this further to our local business.
We were recently thrilled to have the Director General of the Institute of Directors Jon Geldart speak to our local businesses. He told us that thinking local is a habit we’ve all formed over the past year, and that provides big opportunities for Saffron Walden.
How confident are people about coming back to Saffron Walden? How safe do they feel in our town centre? We commissioned a consumer confidence poll of 250 people living in and around Saffron Walden. Our Chair, Shara, brings you the results!
Amazing to see people out and about supporting Saffron Walden. We’ve been around town asking reopened businesses what’s IN for this summer!
GOOD LUCK to everyone opening their doors today after a long few months. We hope you’re rushed off your feet and you bounce back quickly! Here are some positive and encouraging words from around town. Shop Local. Shop Safe. Support Saffron Walden.
With just a few days until #SaffronWalden businesses begin to reopen their doors once again, we popped in to the hub of creativity that is Craft Days to see how Jane is getting on with her preparations. Sustainability and protecting the environment have been a massive focus for her over the past weeks.
Next up in our #SaffronWalden business recovery conversations is our very own BID team’s Julie Redfern who also runs Beauty Box. We asked her how her reopening prep is going and how she thinks our town centre will fare over the coming weeks and months.
As we prepare to reopen our #SaffronWalden, we are throwing a spotlight on local businesses and finding out what they’re up to. Charlotte from The Cross Keys will begin serving pints outside from 12th April, she’s got a lot planned, and she joined us for the first of our mini business recovery conversations.
We challenged our Shara to list the help available for Saffron Walden’s businesses as we prepare to reopen – in under 60 seconds! Could she do it…
The following summary has been kindly supplied to the BID by Croucher and Needham. The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech he stated his Budget ‘meets the moment with a three-part plan to protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people’. Main Budget proposals Tax […]
Mike Riccio (BID director and owner of M Riccio Hair Design) chats with ITV Anglia about the government’s gradual reopening plan. February 23rd 2021.
To find out more about what we have achieved over the last year, please CLICK HERE
Uttlesford have put together a flow chart to simplify which grants your business can apply for. Please see the diagram below. If you have any further questions, please contact the Business Support Officer directly.
Small Business Saturday Compilation Filmed December 2020 A very important message from our local businesses today.
Saffron Walden is getting its own Amazon-style online market place, and it launches this week. Over 20 of the town’s independents have already signed up to the Click It Local website – shoppers will simply be able to type in their postcode, browse products, pay for them and get them delivered to their home. People […]
Uttlesford District Council have supplied the following information. Types of support grant, who can get a grant and how to apply In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has announced further financial support for businesses: 1. Non-discretionary “National Lockdown” grant – (Localised Restriction Support Grant: Closed) This is a grant for businesses that are […]
Grants Update Link to application form – https://www.uttlesford.gov.uk/article/6861/ Queries should be emailed to email@example.com More information available at https://www.uttlesford.gov.uk/covid-business-support-grants There will be additional grants and we will advise when applications are open for those funds.
Factsheet for businesses in Essex What you need to know about the national restrictions Guidance for businesses in the Essex County Council area as at 11 November 2020. Key rules for businesses Non-essential retail Non-essential retail must close, including clothing, homeware, vehicle showrooms (other than for rental), betting shops, tailors, tobacco and vape shops, electronic […]
Lisa from Me & Mrs Jones, articulating perfectly why our Saffron Walden independents need your support now more than ever.
There are many things that make our town special. The diverse range of shops and businesses, the people, the architecture and not to mention the amazing community spirit. Throwback to a few Thursday’s ago when the marvellous Woody Marcus serenaded us all at our #WindowOnWalden event.
Hear from the BID’s Shara, Julie and Mike on the team efforts to make people feel safe in #SaffronWalden #SafeSaffronWalden. PLEASE NOTE: This was filmed prior to the new face covering government regulations. Filmed September 2020
On Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 9 AM Saffron Walden Market Square will host Windows-On-Walden. Pop-up Market in Saffron Walden highlighting independent businesses on Thursday 17 September from 9am. Come along to browse, grab a bargain or something to eat and meet our local businesses owners who make our local shopping experience so unique. Window […]
Keeping you safe is top of the agenda for our town’s fantastic businesses. We asked Sarah from @modishshoeshop what safety measures she’s put in place, and what the community’s reaction has been.
ITV Anglia came to speak to Burtons Butchers, Craft Days, Gluttons and The Cross Keys about how they are working to keep Saffron Walden busy and safe.
Julie Redfern from @beautyboxsw talking to @itvanglia about face treatments anticipating that restrictions will be lifted very soon. Look out for her interview on the 6pm news today. There may also be a special guest appearance from Xenia at @oshe.shoes
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