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Are you recruiting!

Posted: Wed, June 2nd, 2021

Due to staff at John Lewis in Peterborough facing redundancy, a partnership, which includes Opportunity Peterborough and Queensgate Shopping Centre, as well as many others, has been put together – to help the staff affected find new employment as quickly Read more

Click it Local

Posted: Fri, April 30th, 2021

Huntingdonshire District Council has launched a new partnership with online retail platform ‘Click It Local’, which will enable independent shops in towns across the district to offer a range of products for customers and have them delivered on the same Read more

Business Grants

Posted: Tue, January 19th, 2021

For updates on Business Grants please visit: You can also access information about a wide range of other schemes that may be able to help your business here:

COVID-19 – Local Restrictions Support Grant

Posted: Wed, November 18th, 2020

If your business premises have had to close under the new national restrictions and you pay business rates, you may be eligible for a Local Restrictions Support Grant up to £3,000. Find out more and apply:  

Halloween Competition

Posted: Mon, October 26th, 2020

23 October to 1 November 2020  No tricks, just your chance to WIN a £50 treat; a voucher to spend in an independent business of your choice plus a bag of treats for two runners up.   Click here for Read more


Posted: Mon, October 26th, 2020

With the festive season almost upon us, the High Street is starting to fill with shoppers looking for the ideal gifts.  Sadly this can sometimes coincide with an increase in theft and crime.  Huntingdonshire Business Against Crime (HBAC) is working Read more

Shop Local, Shop Safe

Posted: Tue, September 15th, 2020

Please support our local shops and businesses and visit Huntingdon. Our local businesses are working hard to trade safely and preparations have been made in our high streets to encourage shoppers to return and shop safely with queue markers and Read more

Eat Out to Help Out – 3 to 31 August

Posted: Mon, August 3rd, 2020

Eat Local Enjoy 50% off a meal Monday to Wednesday throughout August as part of the Governments Eat Out to Help Out scheme. The following businesses are participating in Eat Out To Help Out; Caffe Nero Costa Coffee Hill Ephueus Read more


Posted: Wed, June 24th, 2020

Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) has completed a district-wide business survey, collating responses from over 450 businesses, to enable a greater level of detail and tailoring of local business support currently provided by the council. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic response, HDC Read more

Coronavirus – COVID-19 Information

Posted: Mon, March 30th, 2020

As you will have heard the government have announced a number of measures to support businesses in response to the financial implications you may face as a result of Coronavirus – COVID-19. Please find below useful links for information;   Read more