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Introducing Trust Local Referral Exchange

28/08/2015
We are excited to announce that our new venture “Trust Local Referral Exchange” is going from strength to strength. It is proving to be a useful tool for generating contacts between local businesses. Our monthly face-to-face gatherings of Trust Local advertisers and readers have been running for six months now, and have been a huge success so far. And they’re about to get b . . .

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Local company, Trade Floor, tells us whether laminate or carpet is best

20/08/2015
Trade Floor, based on Oakleaze Road just off Thornbury High Street was started in 2010 by local Dad Jordan Farrell. Today they are a team of 6 fitting laminate flooring and carpet across Bristol... Jordan tells us where and how it all started: “I’d known for years that I wanted my own business and I saw a gap for a customer focused flooring company. I decided upon a name, found a . . .

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The importance of business succession planning

12/08/2015
What happens to a business if its owner or co-owner dies or falls seriously ill? Much will depend on the type of business – sole trader, partnership or limited company – but unless there has been some advance planning, the chances are that there will be disruption, arguments and the strong possibility that all or part of the business will end up in the wrong hands. So if you’r . . .

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The Swan

03/08/2015
About Us Here at The Swan, we are a community focused public house, located right in the heart of Thornbury. We have made good use of the building and have created a great atmosphere within… We have a Skittle Alley and a Function room, which can accommodate corporate events, such as training days & meetings, as well as private functions, like birthdays, engagement parties etc… . . .

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One of the best Restaurants in Bristol is on your doorstep.....have you tried it yet?

29/07/2015
Did you know that according to trip advisor, Carriages Restaurant at Alveston House Hotel, Alveston, Thornbury is ranked number #72 of 1,456 Restaurants in Bristol!!! Tasty, high quality menus provide both choice and value for money. Head Chef Ben Halliday uses only the best local produce sourced from trusted suppliers, and is happy to accommodate special requests and dietary requirements. . . .

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New Photo Competition announced!

21/07/2015
After the success of our previous photo competitions, we've decided to run another one in our May issue of Trust Local. The fantastic photos are entered from local school pupils, and they need your votes! The winner will win a hamper filled with art supplies, so take a look and cast your vote. To see the entries visit: https://trust-local.co.uk/competitions . . .

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Bogus Trading Standards Officer

16/07/2015
South Gloucestershire Trading Standards would like to remind residents to remain vigilant when dealing with cold callers, whoever they claim to be.   Officers have recently received a report that a resident of South Gloucestershire has been visited by a man claiming to be a Trading Standards officer from South Gloucestershire Council. We have confirmed this is untrue.   It is . . .

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Lisa Costa Residential Sales and Lettings.

09/07/2015
Lisa Costa Residential Sales & Lettings is a friendly and independently run family business. With over 20 years’ experience in the property market covering Thornbury, the villages of South Gloucestershire and Clifton in Bristol. We provide a personal, convenient and unrivalled service that is second to none. Word of mouth and outstanding recommendations are the foundations of our busines . . .

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EMAIL MARKETING: HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT EMAIL

24/06/2015
If we could tell you how to write the perfect marketing email that would guarantee ‘opens’ and business then we could charge you the earth and get away with it. As it stands there are many theories on how to write a fantastic marketing email, but ultimately it comes down to common sense. The subject line How many times have you received an email with a deathly dull subject line e . . .

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Scammers claiming to be from Crimestoppers

18/06/2015
South Gloucestershire Council Trading Standards would like to remind residents to be cautious when answering unexpected telephone calls.   It has been reported that scammers are contacting people by telephone impersonating call handlers from Crimestoppers and have been asking for people’s personal information, including their bank details.   Crimestoppers have confirmed . . .

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