Nigel Long

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Presentation of Business Incentive Grant.

by nigellong on 20 February, 2015

This week I had the pleasure of giving a Test Valley Borough Council, Business Incentive Grant to Daniel Baker, Baker’s PC repairs. Daniel has decided to turn a hobby into his livelihood and has taken unit 20 at the Walworth enterprise centre to run his new business from. His customers will be private individuals, rather […]

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Protest over A-Boards in Andover High Street.

by nigellong on 10 January, 2015

On Friday the  Andover High Street saw local businesses hold a protest against the decision by Hampshire County Council to ban the use of A-frame boards to promote local businesses in the Town centre. Letters were sent to the shops after HCC received complaints from a resident about the frames and possible hazard to pedestrians. […]

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Supporting Andovers small businesses

by nigellong on 19 March, 2014

The Andover High Street will play host to a special event with the return of the popular small business fair this Friday 28th March from 10am to 4pm. The idea of the small businesses fair is an opportunity for our local businesses who are situated on the outskirts of Andover or out of Town, to […]

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Rate Relief for Retailers

by nigellong on 13 March, 2014

A scheme that could see the award of up to £1000 of rate relief to retailers in premises with a rateable value of less than £50,000 will be considered on the 19th March Cabinet meeting. This government scheme could benefit over 600 business rate payers in Test Valley with as much as £800,000 of relief […]

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Chantry Centre shops

by nigellong on 27 August, 2013

The mystery of what is happening behind the hoardings in the Chantry Centre could soon be solved! A planning application for the four units has been submitted, 13/01525/FULLN by Friends Life Limited. The plan is to convert the four units into one larger one, with a single storey rear extension. 30 metres by 12 metres  […]

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Business incentive grant for Delicatessin 13

by nigellong on 25 August, 2013

This week I had the pleasure of meeting up with Edyta Janiso and her partner Andre Szkutkowski, who have just set up a business partnership to own and run a delicatessen shop in Junction Road. I presented the couple the Councils £500 business incentive grant chegue.The grant is a positive contribution towards the cost of […]

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