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Business opportunities at Newport Station

by Jeremy Rose from Creative Solutions

24th August 2012

Post Type: Meeting Announcement
Business opportunities at Newport Station

Jeremy Rose

Business opportunities 
at Newport Station
Community Café and Bee & Butterfly habitat can bring business benefits - 200,000 passengers pass through the station every year. 
Jeremy expalins the business benefits

Friday 31 August 2012, 7.45am - 9.30am. 

Coach & Horses, Newport, Essex CB11 3TR

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Newport Business Association
The Office, Brown House, The High Street, Newport, Nr Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 3QY
01799 541114, 10.30am - 3.00pm
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Brown and Tiney Appoint new sales director

by Alan Brown from The School People

23rd August 2012

Post Type: Other

Brown & Tiney are pleased to annouse the appointment of their new sales director Mr Chris Barnes.  Chris has been brought into the team to develop new accounts that would benefit from the fantastic service offered by Brown & Tiney.


Chris has several years experience in sales and is keen to develop long term business relationships with local business'  to ensure they get the right products at the right time at the right price.


Alan Brown (senior partner) said "We welcome Chris into the team and we are sure he will be a valuable asset moving forward.  He is very experienced and understands the morals and values we all hold at Brown & Tiney"


Chris Barnes said "It is a great honour to be part of a local company well established in it's field.  I look forward to adding value and service to Brown & Tiney as well as helping local companies with their office supplies" 


by Jeremy Rose from Creative Solutions

07th August 2012

Post Type: Newspaper Article

Newport railway station is blooming thanks to over 3,500 bee and butterfly friendly plants successfully planted by the village's business community. For the past eight months, members of Newport Business Association (NBA) have cleared, landscaped and planted the station with herbs and plants, donated by local community groups, businesses and schools.

With help from the community, NBA removed tonnes of rubbish and re-landscaped the area. Essex Probation Service teams assisted with digging in the plants, building paths and laying wood chippings to develop a bee and butterfly friendly habitat for all to enjoy. 

Alan Neville, from Greater Anglia, said: “Everyone appreciates the hard work NBA and the community has put into achieving the transformation so far. NBA has driven change in the community and we support the work that has been done. I hope people pop along to see the lovely flowers."
Jeremy Rose, founder of NBA, said: "We set about transforming the station environment by making areas around Newport station safe and tidy. We're beginning to make a difference. With more plants being donated by the community every year, we're improving a forgotten area of our community by creating a blooming marvellous bee and butterfly habitat for wild life."
Steve Todd, Todd Contracting, commented:  “Supporting this project provides us with an opportunity to give something back to the local community. We can see the results we're all having on making this project a success. Month by month, year by year, we see this developing into a great community project."

If you would like to give plants and herbs, sponsor or donate funds to buy wild flowers or even help in the community railway group, please contact Jeremy Rose on 01799 541114 or 

New website Announcement.

by Simon Thomas from Toucan Internet LLP

07th August 2012

Post Type: New Member Article
New website Announcement.

Northwood Architecture and Project Management required a simple and effective website to demonstrate the services offered. The decision was to choose a neutral design framework and let the project images bring the colourful visual impact against the cool grey.

Community Focussed Website for North Weald Bassett Parish Council

by Simon Thomas from Toucan Internet LLP

29th April 2012

Post Type: Other
Community Focussed Website for North Weald Bassett Parish Council

Toucan Internet were delighted to be commissioned by North Weald Bassett Parish Council to develop their website into something that would help the PC engage with the community and be a conduit for information flow in both directions. Having provided the council Internet services for a number of years prior, the council knew Toucan and were impressed with the level of support they had received.

The website had a tight budget and after a review of available options, it was decided to produce it on a Wordpress platform giving affordability and flexibility. After the final training the council are editing the whole site themselves including the calendars, images, text and pages.

Adriana Jones, Finance and Administrative Officer for North Weald Bassett Parish Council said “I have found the service received by Toucan both with design of the website and support at all levels nothing less than first class. The process from start to finish has been seamless, and I look forward to working with Toucan in future.”

To find out more about how Toucan Internet LLP can improve your online success with an affordable web developemnt that will give a return on investment, please feel free to contact Simon on 01279 871 694.