Despite the challenges of the pandemic and country-wide lockdown, every week we uncover stories brimming with kindness, compassion, courage, and togetherness.
While we wait for normality to resume, make the day to day a little brighter with these 10 inspiring individuals and organisations who have gone the extra mile for their community.
A charity which uses music to inspire and help youngsters has found a new home in a vacant Worthing town centre building.
A new branch of the frozen food supermarket Farmfoods is set to open on Friday.
A Ratho-based blacksmiths known for creating magnificent animal sculptures has seen orders boom during lockdown.
Edinburgh Evening News
He’s turning his passion for food into a new business for the town
A former garden centre is to be demolished to make way for a new B&M store which will create 48 jobs.
6. New Southsea restaurant promises to be ‘more than just a curry house’ with stylish interior and Indian breakfasts
A NEW Indian restaurant is hoping to bring the style and flavours of Old India to Southsea.
7. Sunderland’s only dedicated jacket potato deli The Jacket Inn helps keep hospital staff well fed in pandemic
It’s been a tough first year of business for The Jacket Inn, but the owner of Sunderland’s only dedicated jacket potato deli is determined to keep the ovens burning.
A Yorkshire pub which dates from the 19th century is set to enjoy a new lease of life
The Yorkshire Post
A new Middle Eastern restaurant has opened for takeaway during lockdown in Oakwood in Leeds.
Yorkshire Evening Post
A manufacturing firm has returned all the money it received through the furlough scheme after business bounced back from an initial plunge in sales.
The Yorkshire Post
If you know of any businesses that are achieving great things, or if you think that your own business’s efforts would be worth hearing about, please contact group commercial content editor Mark Waldron at firstname.lastname@example.org.