How the internet can help the poorest Britons
A quote from Martha Lane Fox, the Government's Digital Champion, from the Daily Telegraph on Tuesday 22 May 2010:
"In the brave new world of total online harmony....households could save £560 a year by shopping and paying bills online."
The original article can be found here
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You can’t go wrong when it comes to finding Builders, Building related suppliers and Building Trades people in and around the Trowbridge area. We have a large number of categories listing all manner of related Businesses, from which you can click directly through to view their own websites:
• Builder's Merchants
• Builders and Restoration
You’ll find Building Disability Modifications, Building Maintenance, Builders Materials, Builders Tools, Building Contractors, Loft Conversion, New Build, Barn Conversions and a great deal more besides, all listed on Trowbridge’s Premier Online Directory; Trowbridge Business Web.
There’s a large team that works on a house when it’s in the process of being built, who ensure that the new owners have the basic utilities such as electricity and you’ll expect Trowbridge Business Web to list local tradesmen providing the following range of services: Electricians, Plumbers, Electrical Contractors, Electrician and Electrical Wholesalers. Also, those who can undertake the following jobs for you or provide supplies: Electrical Training Est., Electrical Services, Electrical Installation, Electrician Rewiring, Electrical Appliance Retailers and Electrical Appliance Testing. The latter being quite an important issue for Businesses who as part of their Risk Assessments need to have PAT (Portable Appliance Testing) carried out on a regular basis. Whatever you use in your office that plugs into the electrical supply, including anything that your staff use for work, even at home, needs testing. Call one of our Trowbridge experts to find out more and get your office Portable Electrical items’ testing up to date to ensure it’s all safe for you and your team to use.
Central Heating Systems come in a number of forms these days, some greener than others such as Solar Heating via the use of Solar Panels. Well known favourites are also catered for in our listings such as: Central Heating, Oil Central Heating, Gas Central Heating. Installing heating does require the assistance of Plumbers, who need to obtain their Plumbing Supplies via Trowbridge Plumbers Merchants – categories you’ll find listed for Trowbridge. Talking of Plumbing brings up the subject of Bathroom related listings such as Bathrooms and Bathroom Showroom, Bathroom Design and Bathroom Installation.
And how could we overlook Drainage when we’re discussing Building-related Suppliers and Services? You’ll find the following Trowbridge categories: Drainage and Drains, Drain Camera Surveys, Drain Cleaning plus more.
Removals is something we will all need generally at some point in time, whether we’re moving house, a student moving in to digs or we’re moving offices. House Clearance, Man And Van, Storage and of course Removals categories will come in useful here, but you’ll also find: Rubbish Removals, Waste Management and Recycling and Scrap Services, which could benefit you during a transition period – check out the Trowbridge Business Web listings and find the Removals or Clearance service that you’re looking for.
Need an Arborist? How about Tree Surgeons or Landscaping Maintenance? External garden related problems do arise such as dangerous, dead or overhanging trees. When you’re doing a bit of gardening yourself, you might need to visit your local Trowbridge garden centre, so look at our: Garden Centres, Garden Design, Garden Maintenance, Landscaping, Garden Ponds and Water Features categories where you’ll find a whole host of landscaping, design, maintenance, tools, plants and general horticultural expertise on tap.
Living in Trowbridge you’re close to the Cotswolds, so there are plenty of dry stone walls around that regularly need repairing. New homes these days also tend to be built with a lot of stone and stone is used for a multitude of projects such as Ponds, Walls, pathways, Flooring and much more. There will also be the occasional unfortunate home or Business owner who’s walls have been ‘re-styled’ by a very unhelpful motorist, so knowing where to find your local stone suppliers, dry stone walling experts etc, should be quite useful: Building Conversion, New Build, Extension, Stone Repairs, Stone Restoration, Stone Supplies, Stone Walling, Stone Work, Stonemason, Stonemasons and Stonemasonry.
As much as we all love cleaning (?!) it often isn’t top of our priority list. Why not let someone else do it for you? Whether it’s keeping your home clean or your office, getting specialist help with curtains, furniture, rugs, carpets and other soft furnishings, there’s a wealth of help accessible via Trowbridge Business Web: Cleaning Services, Cleaner, Contract Cleaner, Cleaning Firm, Carpet Cleaners, Carpet Stains, Cleaning Supplies, Commercial Cleaning, Carpet Cleaners, Rug Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning – the list goes on. Flooring and Carpeting including Oak Flooring Flooring, Contract Flooring Carpet Fitters, Carpet Shops and many other flooring related Trowbridge Businesses are listed and again, you can click through to view their websites to locate their premises, read their client testimonials and more.
Changing focus slightly, we come on to the interior of your property and here you’ll find specialists who can design and plan your Kitchen, Tile Suppliers and Manufacturers and much more: Kitchens, Kitchen Planning, Marble Worktops, Mirrors, Tilers, Tile Manufacturers, Interior Design, Interiors, Soft Furnishings Retailers, Upholstery, Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Bedroom Installers and Bespoke Furniture – all from the local Trowbridge area, near you.
Seeing as we’re ‘touring’ the internal aspect of your home or workplace, we should also mention our: Audio-Visual Services, Aerial Supplies, Aerials, Digital Switchover, Audio, Aerial Suppliers, Satellite TV, HiFi and TV Retailers where you can find yourself a new HD Ready flat screen LCD Television, with in-built Free View (and even 3D) or an up to date (and working) Stereo system or Digital Radio – just take a look at the Audio related listings on Trowbridge Business Web to get you started.
Signage will be important to some of you, particularly Business owners in the Trowbridge area. Promotional signage to advertise your Business, or even a club or other organisation such as a Charity. Shops will of course need to deal with a Signage supplier at some point, whether they’re just opening up their Business or planning a make-over for their current Signage. Interior make-over’s will require at times, the assistance of Shopfitting experts, or those who provide Office Design services. Trowbridge based firms can help you with Office Installation, Office Furniture and indeed Office Products too. To keep on top of things, many Businesses will benefit from engaging the services of a Bookkeeper and at times, Secretarial Services when things are busy or your PA has gone on holiday.
Those in the Events and Conferencing Industry often require the assistance of a range of outsourced suppliers including: T-Shirt Printers, PR, Marketing, Conference Facilities, Corporate Entertainment, Event Management, Corporate Events, Audio Visual Services, Chocolate Fountains, Promotions, Promotional Products, Mobile Bars, Event Bars, Printers and Signmakers again. Trowbridge has a lot to offer and it’s not until you start to investigate local Suppliers, Trades, Businesses and Services, that you realise just how much Trowbridge has to offer.
We’re all concerned about Security and keeping our premises, our families and our property Secure is of the utmost importance. That’s why you’ll find a range of Security related Businesses listed for the Trowbridge area: Security Equipment, CCTV, Access Control, Door Control Systems, Security Guards, Security Services, Alarm Response and Key Holding.
Keeping a steady eye on our health and wellbeing should be paramount – it doesn’t take long to become trodden down and unwell if we don’t look after ourselves. Fear not though, as there are many providers of health related services and products in and around the Trowbridge area to help you keep trim, keep well, fit and happy. So let’s start with: Homeopaths and Hypnotherapists, Health Food Shops, Acupuncture, Allergies, Aloe Vera Natural Skin Care Products, Complimentary Medicine, Hairdressers, Health Clinics, Smoking Cessation, Chiropractors Barbers, Beauty Products, Beauty Salons, Gents Hairdresser, Opticians, Dentist, Counselling, Phobias, Health Clubs, Physiotherapists, Sports Injury Clinics, Osteopaths and Body Piercing & Nail Technicians. And for the expectant mothers: Childbirth, Birthing Pool and Pregnancy.
If there’s a Wedding on the horizon, a Goldsmith might come in useful when it comes to choosing your rings. For gifts, try Glass Jewellery, Jewellery or Silversmith Businesses, in and around the Trowbridge area.
Sometimes when we go on holiday or are having a night out, we might need or prefer someone else to take the strain of transporting us around, so Airport Transfers and Coach Hire come in handy as well as Minibus Hire, Private Hire, Taxis, Chauffeurs and, if we want to drive ourselves but for some reason can’t use our own car or don’t have one at the moment, we might well be looking at the Car Hire category. Don’t underestimate ‘pedal power’ though – it’s ecologically friendly and keeps you fit to boot (though you might not go for this option when you need to get to the Airport, unless it’s just down the road, though transporting your baggage in this style might be a challenge! But when ‘pedal power’ is a viable option, try: Cycle Accessories, Cycle Repairs, Cycle Parts and Cycle Hire.
When a loved one passes away, you’ll want a totally professional, sensitive and sympathetic service from local Funeral Directors and you might also require the services of specialist in producing Monumental Memorials i.e. Monumental Masons. Not a subject we particularly want to dwell on, but it’s good to know that you’ll be able to find a well known and experienced firm to help you during what can be a rather stressful time, in and around your local Trowbridge area.
Changing the subject to brighter things, let’s discuss leisure – our leisure time to be precise. What do you love doing when you’ve got time on your hands? Do you like energetic or slightly calmer pursuits? Choose from categories listing local Business and Services covering the following in and around Trowbridge: Boat Hire, Equestrian Centre, Martial Arts, Music Shops, Abseiling, Bonsai, Camera Shops, Floristry School, Cinemas, Childrens Discos, Fancy Dress, Discos – Mobile, Fishing Tackle Shop, Holiday Lets, Boxing Clubs, Holiday Villas, Musical Societies – there are so many leisure categories to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice.
You’ll find Trowbridge based Children’s Entertainment providers, suppliers of Party Balloons, Party Supplies and Party Entertainers, Prop Hire, Entertainments, Narrow Boat Hire, Fancy Dress, Stag Weekends and Hen Weekends – all waiting for your call so that they can help make your event memorable.
For those us you in and around Trowbridge who love all things Fishing, we have a treat for you: Fishing Equipment, Fishing Tackle Shops, Carp Fishing Rods, Custom Built Barbel Rods, Carp Fishing Supplies and Bait, Custom Carp Rods, Hand Built Carp Rods, Barbel Rods, Hand Built Barbel Rods, and Barbel Fishing Rods.
How about a nice meal or drink out? Want to take the kids along? Find out where your nearest Child Friendly Pub or Restaurant is or find out which are the best Pubs and Restaurants in and around Trowbridge. Other useful categories listing local eateries, watering holes, venues and related Businesses include: Caterers, Weddings, Restaurants English, Marquee Hire, Child Friendly Pubs, Restaurants, Pubs and Wedding Receptions.
Thank you for stopping by at Trowbridge Business Web. Has the range of Trowbridge and surrounds Services, Trades, Businesses and Services amazed you? Well we’ve only been able to mention a few of our hundreds of categories above, so please do come back again soon when you need help finding a local expert, or visit our sister Online Directories covering Bath, Chippenham, Calne, Frome and Warminster – see the Home page for details.
How Important a Strong Web Presence Is
A quote from Prince Charles from the Daily Telegraph on Saturday 10th Oct. 2009:
"Access to the Internet is increasingly being considered a necessity. There is not a business in the country, with ambition to succeed, that does not have an email address or a website."
The original article can be found here