Business & Economy

Monday 24 February 2020

Torfaen businesses congratulated by Leader of Torfaen Council for their successes

Description:
A number of Torfaen businesses and individual professionals who have been successful throughout 2019 such as winning national and regional awards, opening a new business or contributing to life in Torfaen have met with Councillor Anthony Hunt, Leader of Torfaen Council...

Cwmbran's Springboard Business Innovation Centre ~ Wales welcomes 3 new high tech tenants

Cwmbran's Springboard Business Innovation Centre ~ Wales welcomes 3 new high tech tenants
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Within a few minutes' drive of the M4 motorway in south east wales, Springboard, Llantarnam Park, Cwmbran has been home to a community of high tech, high growth start-ups since 2006...
Thursday 20 February 2020

Torfaen and Newport businesses join forces for successful 'Meet your business neighbour' networking event

Torfaen and Newport businesses join forces for successful 'Meet your business neighbour' networking event
Description:
On Tuesday 4th February 2020 businesses from Torfaen and Newport along with members of Torfaen Business Voice enjoyed an evening of networking with the aim of forging closer trading partnerships between these neighbouring counties...

Nitrous Oxide and fake cigarettes seized from Pontypool shop

Nitrous Oxide and fake cigarettes seized from Pontypool shop
Description:
Khallis Hamad of The Hawthorns, Cardiff, appeared in Newport Magistrates Court on Tuesday 18 February 2020 pleaded guilty to five charges of selling counterfeit and foreign labelled duty avoided cigarettes and tobacco, and for illegally supplying nitrous oxide capsules (also known as laughing gas)....
Wednesday 19 February 2020

Excellent start to 2020 for popular Torfaen Business Club

Excellent start to 2020 for popular Torfaen Business Club
Description:
Torfaen Business Voice, one of the area's most successful and popular business networking clubs started its 2020 calendar with a successful membership recruitment event....
Friday 14 February 2020

Torfaen Vitalize Radio to air live local employment show

Torfaen Vitalize Radio to air live local employment show
Description:
A new partnership has been formed between Torfaen based radio station 'Vitalize Radio' and Communities For Work/ + Torfaen.
Wednesday 5 February 2020

Funding available to help tackle food poverty in Torfaen

Funding available to help tackle food poverty in Torfaen
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CREATE, the Torfaen Rural Development Programme which is EU Funded, is inviting community groups and enterprises to develop new and innovative food related projects. The aim of the projects is to help reduce food poverty in Torfaen and create social and economic benefits to rural wards...
Tuesday 4 February 2020

Hair and beauty academy opens its doors in Cwmbran

Description:
On Monday (03/02/2020), Torfaen Council welcomed the launch of Mac-Ed Training Academy, an accredited academy based next to Torfaen Training in Springvale, Cwmbran.

Illegal cigarettes seized in raid

Illegal cigarettes seized in raid
Description:
Hewa Kerome Fatah of Dolphin Street, Newport, appeared in Cwmbran Magistrates Court on Monday 13th January 2020, and pleaded guilty to selling counterfeit and foreign labelled duty avoided cigarettes and tobacco...
Tuesday 28 January 2020

New Year New Business Bonanza Boom in Torfaen

New Year New Business Bonanza Boom in Torfaen
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Four new businesses have begun trading in a great start to the New Year in Torfaen.
Tuesday 21 January 2020

Interior Designer launches 'Athena at 47', an Interiors showroom in Torfaen

Interior Designer launches 'Athena at 47', an Interiors showroom in Torfaen
Description:
Interior designer, Sarah Jeffs, founder of Athena Interiors has recently opened the doors of an inspiring showroom namely 'Athena at 47' on Llandowlais Street, Cwmbran.
Monday 13 January 2020

Popular Torfaen business networking club to start 2020 with membership recruitment event

Popular Torfaen business networking club to start 2020 with membership recruitment event
Description:
Torfaen Business Voice will kick off its 2020 calendar of events with a membership recruitment evening...
Tuesday 17 December 2019

Long established local law firm Everett Tomlin Lloyd & Pratt relocating to new town centre offices in Pontypool

Long established local law firm Everett Tomlin Lloyd & Pratt relocating to new town centre offices in Pontypool
Description:
Everett Tomlin Lloyd & Pratt Solicitors, one of the longest established law firms in south east wales with offices in Pontypool, Newport and Usk has confirmed that it will shortly be relocating 23 members of staff into newly acquired and refurbished premises in the centre of Pontypool.
Tuesday 26 November 2019

The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) warn consumers about buying fakes during Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) warn consumers about buying fakes during Black Friday and Cyber Monday
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The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) warn consumers about buying fakes during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Monday 25 November 2019

AVoptics successfully graduates from Torfaen's Springboard Business Innovation Centre and stays local

AVoptics successfully graduates from Torfaen's Springboard Business Innovation Centre and stays local
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AVoptics Ltd specialises in providing and developing high quality engineered fibre optics and photonic solutions for use in harsh environments.
Friday 1 November 2019

Torfaen hosts successful and inspirational Women in Business event

Torfaen hosts successful and inspirational Women in Business event
Description:
On Wednesday 23rd October over 85 women from Torfaen and across the south east wales region gathered at the Cwmbran Parkway Hotel & Spa, Cwmbran to attend the borough's annual celebration of women in business and the contribution they make to the economy.
Thursday 17 October 2019

A passion for all things vintage inspires Cwmbran retail start up

A passion for all things vintage inspires Cwmbran retail start up
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Cwmbran woman, Rosa Newton, has recently opened a vintage and gift shop on Victoria Street, Old Cwmbran, Torfaen...
Tuesday 15 October 2019

Speakers announced for 2019 Torfaen Women in Business Event

Speakers announced for 2019 Torfaen Women in Business Event
Description:
Organised by the business support team at Torfaen Economy & Enterprise within Torfaen council, this annual event, now in its 7th year, provides an opportunity to celebrate the contribution that women make to the business community and attracts women from across the south east Wales region.
Wednesday 9 October 2019

Real superheroes needed at care sector recruitment event

Real superheroes needed at care sector recruitment event
Description:
A care recruitment event will be held at the Congress Theatre on the 23rd October 2019 and will have over 20 local adult care providers looking to fill live vacancies.
Friday 4 October 2019

Celebrations as new businesses establish in Torfaen

Celebrations as new businesses establish in Torfaen
Description:
Two new and exciting business ventures have launched in Cwmbran this past week.
Wednesday 18 September 2019

Jobs Fair to take centre stage at Congress Theatre in Cwmbran

Jobs Fair to take centre stage at Congress Theatre in Cwmbran
Description:
On Tuesday 1st October 2019, Torfaen County Borough Council's Economy and Skills will host their 16th annual jobs fair at the Congress Theatre in Cwmbran.
Wednesday 11 September 2019

Business at the double in Blaenavon

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Two new businesses have launched in the world heritage town of Blaenavon.
Tuesday 27 August 2019

New Torfaen based aluminium window and door fabricator, AluView, enjoys early demand and growth

New Torfaen based aluminium window and door fabricator, AluView, enjoys early demand and growth
Description:
Set up by its Director, Michael Burke, in March 2019, AluView is currently based at Springvale Industrial Estate, Cwmbran. AluView is a specialist aluminium fabricator supplying Bi fold, Hinged, Shop front, Sliding doors and Window solutions throughout Wales and the South West.
Wednesday 14 August 2019

Bernard's not "Lost the Plot" with his new gardening service

Bernard's not "Lost the Plot" with his new gardening service
Description:
Garndiffaith resident Bernard Williams has launched a brand new gardening service business in Torfaen, specialising in garden clearance and bespoke garden design and creation work, with support from Communities for Work.
Monday 12 August 2019

Sweet Pixie Hair Salon opens its doors

Sweet Pixie Hair Salon opens its doors
Description:
Local lady Nicole Morris from Penygarn has realised her lifelong dream of opening and running her own hair salon.
Monday 5 August 2019

£600,000 small capital grants fund opens for childcare settings in Torfaen

Description:
Applications for the Welsh Government Funded Childcare Offer - Small capital grants funding are now open for all childcare providers in Torfaen.
Thursday 1 August 2019

Work Placement pays off!

Work Placement pays off!
Description:
A Torfaen resident has recently secured employment within the council's payroll team, after retraining during a voluntary placement in the department.
Wednesday 31 July 2019

Pontypool based gaming business gets off to a flying start

Pontypool based gaming business gets off to a flying start
Description:
Based in George Street, Pontypool, Torfaen, Duke's Gaming first opened its doors in March 2019, by Luke Durham, gaming enthusiast of over 20 years and experienced retail manager with well-known brands such as 'GAME' and 'Mamas and Papas'. A few months on, and the hobby turned business, is going from strength to strength, offering a place to play and buy a host of hobby and card games such as Warhammer 40,000, A Song of Ice and Fire, Bolt Action, Dragon Ball Super Card Game, and Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent businesses join forces for successful 'Meet your business neighbour' networking event

Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent businesses  join forces for successful 'Meet your business neighbour' networking event
Description:
Businesses from Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent along with members from successful business networking clubs Torfaen Business Voice and the Blaenau Gwent Effect Network, enjoyed an evening of networking on 9th July 2019 with the aim of forging closer trading partnerships between these neighbouring counties.
Friday 19 July 2019

Third Enterprise Week a huge success with pupils maknig over 1K profit

Third Enterprise Week a huge success with pupils maknig over 1K profit
Description:
A joint profit of £1102.70 was made by pupils who took part in this year's Enterprise Week .Schools made a range of products from palm oil free soap, environmentally friendly bags to outdoor decorations which were sold in Pontypool Indoor Market last week. Take a look at the councils Facebook Page to see photos of each school and their products.
Monday 8 July 2019

Passion for wildlife and the environment inspires primary school enterprise plan

Passion for wildlife and the environment inspires primary school enterprise plan
Description:
Local law firm Watkins & Gunn have teamed up with Cwmffrwdoer Primary School as part of the 3rd annual Torfaen Enterprise Week initiative.
Friday 5 July 2019

YouTube video captures the history and heritage of Blaenavon

YouTube video captures the history and heritage of Blaenavon
Description:
The first in a series of powerful exhibitions has been created by young people of Blaenavon to showcase its' history and heritage.
Wednesday 3 July 2019

School children to sell hand made products in Pontypool Indoor Market

School children to sell hand made products in Pontypool Indoor Market
Description:
Next week school children will be in Pontypool Indoor Market selling their hand made products as part of Enterprise Week.
Monday 1 July 2019

Matt Preece of Business Doctors helps West Mon pupils with enterprise qualification

Matt Preece of Business Doctors helps West Mon pupils with enterprise qualification
Description:
Senior manager, managing in business for over 25 years and now business coach Matt Preece of South East Wales 'Business Doctors', the UK's fastest growing support service for small and medium-sized businesses, has been supporting three groups of young people at West Mon Secondary School, Torfaen, who are preparing for their enterprise qualification as part of the Inspire2Achieve programme.

Local law firm Everett Tomlin Lloyd & Pratt support pupils at Penygarn Primary School with their entrepreneurial skills

Local law firm Everett Tomlin Lloyd & Pratt support  pupils at Penygarn  Primary School with their entrepreneurial skills
Description:
Local solicitors Everett Tomlin Lloyd & Pratt, who have offices in Pontypool and Newport have teamed up with Penygarn Primary School to support, mentor and encourage pupils in the development of their entrepreneurial skills and understanding of how a business operates.
Monday 24 June 2019

Local schools prepare for 3rd annual Torfaen Enterprise Week

Description:
Following the great success of this event over the previous two years, a number of businesses from across the local area are once again working with school pupils within Torfaen as part of the borough's third annual Enterprise Week.
Tuesday 4 June 2019

Torfaen Communities for Work (+) and JCP help launch new businesses

Description:
Torfaen Communities for Work programme and Job Centre Plus has helped establish two new and exciting ventures during the month of May 2019.
Friday 5 April 2019

Torfaen proves solid base for The Ice Academy

Torfaen proves solid base for The Ice Academy
Description:
Torfaen has now been home to The Ice Academy for nearly seven years. Initially established in May 2012 and located in Llantarnam Park, Cwmbran, this unique business can now be found at the Polo Grounds Industrial Estate, New Inn, Pontypool and continues to go from strength to strength.
Tuesday 2 April 2019

Successful networking event for popular Torfaen Business Club

Successful networking event for popular Torfaen Business Club
Description:
Torfaen Business Voice (TBV), one of the area's most successful and popular business networking clubs has held its first members' quarterly event of 2019 with more than 50 business people attending.

Torfaen based app developers aiming to link local services and suppliers with residents

Torfaen based app developers aiming to link local services and suppliers with residents
Description:
Established in November 2018, uddr is the brainchild of three Pontypool men, Michael O'Neill who is a seasoned marketing professional, Dave Smith whose background is in electronic engineering and Stuart Arthur whose 15 years' experience in software consultancy and mobile application development earned him the role of Technical Director at uddr.
Monday 4 March 2019

Apprenticeship Week Cymru 2019 – You're hired!

Apprenticeship Week Cymru 2019 – You're hired!
Description:
Torfaen Training encourages businesses to embrace apprentices as part of a nationwide celebration of the value of apprentices.
Tuesday 26 February 2019

Wales Cyber Safety Bus Tour

Wales Cyber Safety Bus Tour
Description:
The importance of cyber security and the threats posed to businesses and individuals will be highlighted in March when a specially equipped cyber information bus is set to tour all 22 unitary authorities in Wales.
Monday 28 January 2019

PopUp Business School coming to Torfaen

PopUp Business School coming to Torfaen
Description:
A life changing opportunity for people to learn how to start their own business with almost next to nothing except enthusiasm and determination is what's on offer at the Torfaen PopUp Business School taking place between 11th - 13th February 2019
Thursday 10 January 2019

Torfaen Adult Learning class contribute to UK Study for Contemporary Adult Reading

Torfaen Adult Learning class contribute to UK Study for Contemporary Adult Reading
Description:
Torfaen Adult Community Learning's Essential Skills Communications class has been a part of a growing study headed by University College London about 'Reading Aloud in Britain Today'.
Friday 21 December 2018

Torfaen Employability Work Placement Scheme takes off

Description:
34-year-old Dafydd Howells from Blaenavon, 21-year old Lucas Vaughan and 29-year-old Sammy Edwards from Cwmbran are the latest candidates to successfully find full time employment through the Bridges into Work 2 work placement scheme
Friday 14 December 2018

Torfaen businesses congratulated by Leader of Torfaen Council for successes during 2018

Description:
A number of Torfaen businesses and individual professionals who have been successful in winning national and regional awards during 2018 have met with Councillor Anthony Hunt, Leader of Torfaen Council.
Wednesday 21 November 2018

Torfaen hosts inspirational women in business event

Torfaen hosts inspirational  women in business  event
Description:
On Thursday 8 November 2018 over 75 women from Torfaen and across the South East Wales region gathered at the Cwmbran Parkway Hotel & Spa, Cwmbran to attend the borough's annual celebration of women in business and the contribution they make to the economy.
Wednesday 14 November 2018

Online Blaenavon family business, Sprinklez, expands into retail premises

Online Blaenavon family business, Sprinklez, expands into retail premises
Description:
Torfaen Economy and Enterprise project supports online start-up to expand into retail premises at Heritage Court in Blaenavon.
Wednesday 31 October 2018

Closed Pontypool bank reopens as vintage and antiques emporium

Closed Pontypool bank reopens as vintage and antiques emporium
Description:
A former Barclays Bank in Pontypool, which was saved by the local community when it closed its doors in 2017, has reopened as a vintage and antiques emporium.
Monday 29 October 2018

Pontypool buildings given new lease of life

Pontypool buildings given new lease of life
Description:
The renovation of two buildings in Pontypool has created 10 new affordable homes in the town centre.
Monday 15 October 2018

A new Universal Credit Hub opened its doors in Panteg

A new Universal Credit Hub opened its doors in Panteg
Description:
Today, Torfaen Bridges into Work 2 and Working Skills for Adults 2 teams launched a their first Universal Credit Hub at Age Connects, Sebastopol.
Wednesday 10 October 2018

A new Universal Credit Hub is due to launch in Panteg

Description:
Come along and join the Bridges into Work 2 and Working Skills for Adults 2 teams at the official opening of their new Universal Credit Hub at Age Connects, Sebastopol on Monday 15 October from 1pm.
Tuesday 2 October 2018

Bookings open for women in business event

Bookings open for women in business event
Description:
Bookings are open for Torfaen's annual women in business event at the Cwmbran Parkway on Thursday 8 November.
Wednesday 26 September 2018

Iconic building set for transformation

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One of Blaenavon's most historic buildings is to be transformed after being awarded funding of almost £280,000.

'Women in Construction' event coming to Cwmbran

'Women in Construction' event coming to Cwmbran
Description:
Acorn Recruitment is partnering with Bridges into Work 2 and Working Skills for Adults 2 to host a 'Careers for women in construction' event in Cwmbran.
Friday 21 September 2018

The traineeship that transformed Demi's career

The traineeship that transformed Demi's career
Description:
21-year-old Demi Jenkins is the latest Torfaen Training trainee to successfully setup her own beauty and nails business.
Wednesday 25 July 2018

Pontypool business celebrates four year anniversary

Pontypool business celebrates four year anniversary
Description:
A business owner from Torfaen is celebrating the fourth anniversary since opening her business in Pontypool.
Tuesday 24 July 2018

Young entrepreneurs win enterprise award

Description:
Young entrepreneurs from Griffithstown Primary School are starting their summer holidays on a high after winning the 2018 Torfaen Enterprise Week.
Friday 20 July 2018

Lift off for Front Row Food

Lift off for Front Row Food
Description:
A new catering business venture has opened in Pontypool this week. Front Row Food is a cafe situated on Pontnewynydd Industrial Estate and has been opened by local resident Johnathan Gibbs.
Thursday 12 July 2018

Blaenavon World Heritage Site awarded £1.2m National Lottery grant

Blaenavon World Heritage Site awarded £1.2m National Lottery grant
Description:
The Blaenavon World Heritage Site has received a share of an £8.6m National Lottery investment to help preserve the UK's industrial heritage.
Monday 11 June 2018

Have your say on gambling policy in Torfaen

Have your say on gambling policy in Torfaen
Description:
Residents and businesses in Torfaen are encouraged to have their say on a revised gambling policy for the borough.
Tuesday 15 May 2018

Local business supported by Torfaen Council to expand workforce

Local business supported by Torfaen Council to expand workforce
Description:
King's Financial Services, located on Mamhilad Park Estate has recently expanded its workforce, with assistance from Torfaen County Borough Council's Employability Team.
Wednesday 9 May 2018

Transform your idea into a business

Transform your idea into a business
Description:
Torfaen council and the Gateway Credit Union are offering new start-ups a business loan to help them get up and running.
Wednesday 2 May 2018

Cwmbran jobs fair success

Cwmbran jobs fair success
Description:
Last week, Torfaen County Borough Council's Employability Team hosted another hugely successful jobs fair at the Congress Theatre in Cwmbran.
Friday 16 March 2018

Jobs fair offering local opportunities

Description:
Torfaen County Borough Council will be hosting another FREE Jobs Fair on Tuesday 24 April 2018, at the Congress Theatre in Cwmbran Town Centre
Monday 19 February 2018

Torfaen business breakfast addresses cyber-crime

Torfaen business breakfast addresses cyber-crime
Description:
More than 50 members of the Torfaen business community met at Greenmeadow Golf Club to discuss cybercrime and data protection.
Thursday 8 February 2018

Business breakfast to address cyber-crime

Business breakfast to address cyber-crime
Description:
A free breakfast event to help businesses protect themselves against cyber-crime and understand new data protection rules is being held on Thursday 15 February at Greenmeadow Golf Club from 7:45am.
Tuesday 23 January 2018

Mobile business gets the green light

Mobile business gets the green light
Description:
Kiaya Watkins from St Dials, Cwmbran has realised a lifelong dream and started her own mobile hairdressing business in the county borough.
Friday 19 January 2018

#YOURFUTUREYOURCHOICE

#YOURFUTUREYOURCHOICE
Description:
From Monday 22 January, Torfaen employability teams will be taking over Torfaen social media channels for the whole week.
Monday 8 January 2018

New bakery opens in Pontypool

New bakery opens in Pontypool
Description:
Visitors to Pontypool Indoor Market can fight off the cold this winter with a selection of warming soups, homemade pies and pasties, and freshly baked bread.
Tuesday 19 December 2017

Torfaen businesses congratulated by Leader of Torfaen Council

Torfaen businesses congratulated by Leader of Torfaen Council
Description:
A selection of Torfaen businesses who have been successful in winning awards or have made significant achievements during 2017 have met with Councillor Anthony Hunt, Leader of Torfaen Council.

Business event raises money for children's charity

Business event raises money for children's charity
Description:
Torfaen's annual women in business event has raised a whopping £2,220 for Ty Hafan children's hospice.
Thursday 30 November 2017

Celebrate Christmas with the Torfaen business club

Celebrate Christmas with the Torfaen business club
Description:
The Christmas meeting of Torfaen Business Voice, Torfaen's business club, takes place on Thursday 7 December at Greenmeadow Golf Club in Cwmbran.
Friday 24 November 2017

Women in business event a success

Women in business event a success
Description:
More than 135 members of the Gwent businesses community visited the Cwmbran Parkway hotel on Thursday 23 November for Torfaen's annual women in business event.
Thursday 23 November 2017

STEPS to Excellence

STEPS to Excellence
Description:
Seven intrepid young ladies in Torfaen have recently completed the four day Pacific Institute's STEPs to Excellence course at The Powerstation Cwmbran

Doors open for successful six in Torfaen

Doors open for successful six in Torfaen
Description:
Six unemployed participants living in Communities First areas across Torfaen have successfully completed a Security Industry Authority (SIA) training course
Monday 13 November 2017

Food businesses offered free space in Pontypool Indoor Market for Christmas Foodie Thursday

Food businesses offered free space in Pontypool Indoor Market for Christmas Foodie Thursday
Description:
Food businesses are being offered free space to trade in Pontypool Indoor Market on Thursday 7 December as part of a special Christmas Foodie Thursday.

Under two weeks to go until women in business event

Under two weeks to go until women in business event
Description:
There is still time to book onto Torfaen's annual women in business event at the Cwmbran Parkway on Thursday 23 November.
Thursday 19 October 2017

Blaenavon resident becomes Bridges into Work 2 Project's 100th 'Volunteering Placement' success

Blaenavon resident becomes Bridges into Work 2 Project's 100th 'Volunteering Placement' success
Description:
Torfaen County Borough Council's Employability Team recently celebrated its 100th successful volunteering placement.
Wednesday 11 October 2017

New beauty salon opens its doors in Pontypool town centre

New beauty salon opens its doors in Pontypool town centre
Description:
A new beauty salon has opened its doors in Pontypool town centre.
Tuesday 10 October 2017

Torfaen businesses celebrate success

Torfaen businesses celebrate success
Description:
Three businesses from Torfaen received awards at the 2017 Monmouthshire Business Awards at the Celtic Manor on Friday 6 October.
Friday 6 October 2017

Bookings open for women in business event

Bookings open for women in business event
Description:
Bookings are now open for Torfaen's annual women in business event at the Cwmbran Parkway on Thursday 23 November.
Tuesday 26 September 2017

Be sure of a big surprise!

Be sure of a big surprise!
Description:
Varteg residents Miranda and Pete have opened up a new and unique business venture based at Pontypool Indoor Market.
Thursday 31 August 2017

Meet employers at Cwmbran jobs fair

Meet employers at Cwmbran jobs fair
Description:
Job hunters will be able to meet local employers at a jobs fair in the Congress Theatre in Cwmbran on Tuesday 5 September from 11am – 2pm.

Have your say on life in the valleys

Have your say on life in the valleys
Description:
Residents and businesses in Torfaen are invited to a meeting of the Welsh Government's Valleys Task Force on Wednesday 13 September at 6pm at Blaenavon Workmen's Hall.
Tuesday 22 August 2017

Have your say on licensing policy in Torfaen

Have your say on licensing policy in Torfaen
Description:
Residents and business in Torfaen are being asked comment on the way the council licenses businesses such as pubs, clubs and taxi firms.
Wednesday 9 August 2017

Free e-newsletter for Torfaen businesses

Free e-newsletter for Torfaen businesses
Description:
Businesses in Torfaen are being encouraged to sign up for a free, quarterly newsletter.
Thursday 3 August 2017

Popular Pontypool florist is changing hands

Popular Pontypool florist is changing hands
Description:
One of Torfaen's most popular florists has hung up her secateurs for the last time.
Wednesday 5 July 2017

Coopers serves up treats in Trevethin

Coopers serves up treats in Trevethin
Description:
A brand new café enterprise has established in Trevethin.
Thursday 22 June 2017

Blaenavon Post Office recognised with national award

Blaenavon Post Office recognised with national award
Description:
Blaenavon's Post Office has been named as the Best Independent Retailer of 2017 at the Post Office's Retail Sales Awards 2017.
Tuesday 20 June 2017

Torfaen businesses take off at Fairwater shops

Torfaen businesses take off at Fairwater shops
Description:
Two new ventures, supported by Torfaen council and its partner agencies has recently launched in the county borough.
Friday 16 June 2017

Try business networking for free

Try business networking for free
Description:
The next meeting of Torfaen's business club, Torfaen Business Voice, takes place on Thursday 22 June at Greenmeadow Golf Club in Cwmbran.
Tuesday 13 June 2017

Free drop-in session for businesses

Description:
A free drop-in session to help businesses make the most of new technologies is being held at the Springboard Business Innovation Centre in Cwmbran on Wednesday 14 June between 9am and 4:30pm.
Friday 9 June 2017

Project success helps people into employment

Project success helps people into employment
Description:
5 unemployed Torfaen residents have entered work this month through a collaborative partnership between the ESF funded Communities for Work programme and Bron Afon Housing Association.
Tuesday 30 May 2017

STEPS to employment

Description:
A Torfaen resident who undertook a series of courses, including confidence building and successfully completing a volunteering role in line with their goals and aspirations, has recently secured a job thanks to council's Bridges into Work 2 Project.
Monday 15 May 2017

Two Mining Craft Apprentices start at Big Pit National Coal Museum

Two Mining Craft Apprentices start at Big Pit National Coal Museum
Description:
Big Pit has introduced a new apprenticeship scheme aimed at providing the next generation of staff for the world-famous mining museum.
Friday 5 May 2017

Countdown to the Torfaen Business Show

Countdown to the Torfaen Business Show
Description:
There is just over a week to go until Torfaen's biggest business show.
Wednesday 3 May 2017

Vitalize Radio 'The voice of Torfaen' launching in June

Vitalize Radio 'The voice of Torfaen' launching in June
Description:
A Torfaen based radio station is set to officially launch on Saturday 3 June 2017. Offering a non-profit making approach which actively encourages volunteers to get involved, get trained and become active to voice local and topical news to the residents of the county borough.
Thursday 20 April 2017

Sign up for the Torfaen Business Exhibition

Sign up for the Torfaen Business Exhibition
Description:
Torfaen businesses will have the opportunity to create their own two minute promotional film at the Torfaen Business Exhibition on 17th May 2017.
Tuesday 4 April 2017

Social media guru to address Torfaen business exhibition

Social media guru to address Torfaen business exhibition
Description:
National media consultant Miranda Bishop will give her top tips to help businesses in Gwent improve their use of social media when she addresses the Torfaen Business Exhibition on Wednesday 17 May.
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