A blinding success

Elite Blinds is a family business, run by Paul and Rachel Wilkinson from Usworth Enterprise Park. They set up in September 2010, providing high quality, made to measure blinds at affordable prices. We were delighted to catch up with Rachel and ask her a few questions about COVID and the importance of shopping locally.  What […]

It’s time to get creative

We had a chat with Jane and Kim at Do Creative, a local independent craft store providing creative workshops in a safe environment whilst also selling quality art and craft supplies. Based in The BIS, Jane and Kim left the stressful corporate management world of the NHS to do something they both love; this is […]

Berry delicious brownies

Based in the Hartlepool Enterprise Centre, Berry’s Kitchen is run by Colin Berry, a professional chef with over 30 years experience. We asked Colin some quick fire questions to get know the man behind the brownies! How did your business begin? The business began during lockdown. I’m a trained chef with over 30 years experience […]

A cut above the rest

Keeley Pearce is a paper cutting artist creating art and gifts inspired by nature. Keeley started paper cutting as a way to relax and reduce stress and now it is her business, KPPapercuts. With a range of kits for people to get creative at home, KPPapercuts also hosts workshops where you can learn more and […]