Valley Volts - Dan Price
Jul 04 at 1:29pm | Uncategorized
Following a course in Electrical engineering and 4 years experience with British Airways Interior engineering Dan Price decided it was time to try adapting his skills and set up his own business. The decision combined his expertise in electrics and his hobby of building and making guitars
Apr 23 at 10:03am | Uncategorized
Stock has been interested in art from a young age. She has belonged to
Bargoed & District Art Society since early 1990's and has produced some
impressive paintings, many of which have been displayed at outlets across South Wales. For some time now, Jo has been aware
of a lack of arts & craft provision in her home town of Nelson. It became her dream to open an
art gallery and tea room – a place for local artists to showcase their work and
network with other artists, and a place for members of the local community to
gather and socialise.
Punctum Ltd - Photographic Cooperative
Nov 14 at 1:57pm | Uncategorized
Punctum Photographic is a co-operative of five photographers now working from a unit on the Enterprise Way Industrial Estate in Newport. The five members met initially while studying photography at university, and it was there that the first ideas for the business grew up.
Patricia Clifford - Artist & Sculptor
Nov 14 at 1:55pm | Uncategorized
Patricia Clifford, who manages The Art Emporium, along with Adele Goodwin, was a full time art teacher, but had begun to think it was time for a change.
Lisa Floyd - Jeweller
Nov 14 at 1:53pm | Uncategorized
Making jewellery is nothing new for Lisa, but doing it as a full time job is. The idea came to her while she was on maternity leave with her son.
Helen Rich - Xothique Designs
Nov 14 at 1:51pm | Uncategorized
Helen first made contact with Taste of Enterprise through an introduction from the Job Centre. She had been invalided out of her old job because of repetitive strain injury, and was looking to turn her art into a career. Since then Helen has become best known for her hand made Venetian Masks
Nov 14 at 1:50pm | Uncategorized
Experia Training is a newly established company in the Merthyr Tydfil area and was established by Martin Williams and currently employs Sarah Anne Davies.
Ben Price - Uncle Ben's
Nov 14 at 1:49pm | Uncategorized
Following years of economic inactivity due to a serious back injury, Ben Price wanted to find a means through which he could become self-employed and eventually make the transition from benefit dependency to financial independency. With lack of capital available to start up and also being dyslexic and being out of the work place for many years, this was going to be a challenge.