Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 5°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Suffolk: Enterprise agency Menta suppports ‘pop-up shop’ initiative

13:00 18 April 2014

The GenR8 and TT’s Authentic Accessories pop-up shop at Barclays in Ipswich.

The GenR8 and TT’s Authentic Accessories pop-up shop at Barclays in Ipswich.

Archant

Enterprise agency Menta has helped two Ipswich businesses to promote their goods and services through a “pop-up shop”.

shares

GenR8, a membership loyalty card scheme which offers discounts at a range of local businesses, and TT’s Authentic Accessories, which sells handmade items including handbags, jewellery and soap, were each allowed space within the Princes Street branch of banking group Barclays in Ipswich.

Leanne Castle from Menta, which is based in Bury St Edmunds, said: “It’s great to be able to support new businesses by giving them this exposure with the support of Barclays.”

shares

1 comment

  • I am such a fan of this scheme and Josh is working hard to make Ipswich's town centre more successful. Spread the word, the more we work together the better our town will be :)

    Report this comment

    Samantha Parnell

    Monday, June 16, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

Man rescued after car carshes into pond

A driver was left stranded on top of an upturned car in the middle of a pond after the vehicle left a country road in the early hours of this morning.

Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin visited Andrew Harston, Director Shortsea of ABP, during a tour of Ipswich Haven Marina.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin got a first-hand look at the problems facing villagers on the A12 in Suffolk as he travelled from Ipswich to Lowestoft.

Health minister and Suffolk MP Dan Poulter last night labelled the move a step in the right direction, saying it will hugely benefit patients.

Evening and weekend GP services could return to Suffolk as early as this summer, it can be revealed today, but a reduction in the anticipated funding means just one centre will initially open to patients.

New smart tickets are to be introduced by Abellio Greater Anglia.

Season ticket holders on Abellio Greater Anglia trains are set to be among the first in the country to get a new plastic “smart ticket” later this year.

Drink-driver jailed

A drink-driver has been jailed for six weeks and banned from the road for five years.

Car and motorbike collide in Foxhall Road

A motorcyclist escaped without serious injury following a collision with a car in Foxhall Road, Ipswich, this morning.

One sixth form in Ipswich

West Suffolk College is forming a partnership with the biggest sixth form in Ipswich in a move which brings together two of the counties “strongest” education providers.

Police in Manningtree investigating the theft of alcohol from the Co-op in Riverside Avenue, East Lawford, would like to identify the woman in these images

Police have released CCTV images of a woman they want to trace following the theft of alcohol from a Co-op store in Manningtree.

Colchester General Hospital.

More patients could be treated at Colchester General Hospital in a bid to increase income for the trust that runs it.

Tobias Aldred (1) admires the Constable painting on show at Christchurch Mansion in Ipswich.

It’s the centrepiece of the most important art exhibition at Ipswich’s Wolsey Gallery for years – but what is the most striking feature of John Constable’s masterpiece Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows?

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages