“We want to find out how to diversify and grow high street activity, and are particularly keen to hear from businesses and members of the public on what makes a successful and thriving town centre.” Claire Baker MSP
Kirkwall BID’s Winter Wonderland certainly saw the crowds today, 21st of November.
Recently I was ‘tagged’ in a post on Facebook. You have likely seen the ‘Comment, Share and like our page to be entered into a Prize draw,’ but this particular one was for a sought after PlayStation 5.
Shopping online can be great: for folk in lockdown; if you cannot find what you want locally; for shoppers with mobility issues ;for small traders who want to expand their sales.
retail spend, which includes online market places, had a 26% year on year increase in takings and electrical spending increased 43% over the same period.
“I dreamt of shopping last night.”
By Bernie Bell “Here are some suggestions, gleaned from previous items in The Orkney News:-“
The shop is open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 2pm.
Shopping local is a great way to support local businesses and charities during Covid19.
“This £1 million fund, delivered by the Scottish Government, is an exciting opportunity for local projects and locally-based online businesses to support town centres and promote their local community. “