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Monthly Archives: May 2020

    Send us a video clip – and help us to help you!

    As you are all aware, non-essential shops can open from June 15th if they are “covid secure”. As part of our #StayLocalChooseWoodbridge campaign, we want to celebrate by creating a little video of local shop and business owners- as well as local shoppers – which will be used across social media. We would like to […]

    Takeaway beer? Don’t mind if I do!

    Guess what? We are a very thirsty nation. And it seems that during lockdown some of us are missing our great British pubs more than we are missing our friends and family! According to an event supplies company which has carried out a bit of research, searches for “takeaway beer” are up by a staggering […]

    Five ways to look after your mental health during lockdown

    We are now in week eight of lockdown, which also happens to be Mental Health Awareness Week. Looking after your mental health has always been essential, but this has become much more prevalent in the current circumstances, which has seen a huge rise in loneliness. It is therefore vital that we are doing all we […]

    CAMPAIGN SET TO BREATHE LIFE BACK INTO WOODBRIDGE

    We are absolutely delighted to announce that we have launched a new campaign set to support Woodbridge “to come alive” post-lockdown. The shopping streets, usually filled with tourists and locals exploring its beautiful independent stores, has been deserted since the coronavirus pandemic shut almost all the shops in March. But Choose Woodbridge has today launched […]

    Woodbridge Emporium wows the nationals

    The gorgeous Woodbridge Emporium has had two national shoutouts this week – from The Telegraph newspaper and Good Housekeeping Magazine. With the country living under lockdown restrictions, Good Housekeeping were keen to support small bookshops sellers facing the huge challenge of operating during the coronavirus pandemic. They said: “From Edinburgh to Brighton, there are small, […]

    The masked lady who has swapped wedding dresses for scrubs

    A Woodbridge business that has adapted to the current situation is Silk Rose. Clare Perkins used to design and make wedding dresses. Now she is making scrubs to NHS requirements. The first sets have been delivered to the town’s Framfield House Medical Centre and Clare has now moved on to making 30 sets for the […]