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Spotlight On Saffron & Sage

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 […]

Spotlight on Dead Time Beers

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 […]

Shop Local With Our Amazing local Independent Shops

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 – Supporting Our Local Independent Businesses

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

Shop Local for UK Independents Day 2021

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 […]

How safe do you feel in 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!  

Welcome Back Saffron Walden – April 2021

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.

Jane Craft Days update

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.  

Saffron Walden BID & The Cross Keys Reopening Chat

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.  

The Budget 2021 Summary from Croucher & Needham

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 […]

Uttlesford Business Grant process simplified

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.  

Click It Local comes to Saffron Walden, Dunmow and Uttlesford

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 […]

Types of Support Grant – who can get a grant and how to apply

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 […]

Business Grants Update

Grants Update Link to application form  – https://www.uttlesford.gov.uk/article/6861/ Queries should be emailed to business@uttlesford.gov.uk 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.

Guidance for Businesses in Essex as of 11th November 2020

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 […]

Our Town

Lisa from Me & Mrs Jones, articulating perfectly why our Saffron Walden independents need your support now more than ever.

Our Town Saffron Walden

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.

S U P P O R T S A F F R O N W A L D E N 🍁

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  

Windows on Walden – Pop-up Market

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 Safe – Modish Shoes

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 Visit Beauty Box

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