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Hetty’s Kitchen set their sights on new Stroud location!

Hetty’s Kitchen set their sights on new Stroud location!

16 Apr 2021

The award-winning Gloucester based bakery Hetty’s Kitchen is the latest high quality local artisan trader to join the growing line up at Stroud’s Five Valleys Market. Henrietta Kitt started her business from her flat in Gloucester Docks in 2011. Hetty loves using local Gloucestershire produce...

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Stroud’s new department store opens for business

Stroud’s new department store opens for business

14 Apr 2021

The team behind Stroud’s fabulous new boutique department store, Sandersons opened the doors to the brand new venture today (Wednesday 14th April) - making it the fourth new business this week to open at the refurbished Five Valleys centre. The store launched as restrictions were lifted on nonessential...

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Top team of talented locals appointed at Sandersons Boutique Store

Top team of talented locals appointed at Sandersons Boutique Store

7 Apr 2021

A team of talented, local retail experts have been appointed at Sandersons Boutique department store ahead of the grand opening on Wednesday 14th April. The new store has created over 20 jobs for the area and the new team is headed up by Store Manager Joanne Ireland, who brings over 25 years of expertise...

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Frances-Anne opens private practice at Penistone 1

Frances-Anne opens private practice at Penistone 1

6 Apr 2021

Psychotherapist and counsellor Frances-Anne Ruddy has opened a new consultancy at the award-winning Penistone 1 complex in the heart of the South Yorkshire town. Frances-Anne is an expert in short and long-term psychotherapy for individuals and couples who are having difficulties. She can offer...

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Countdown to more stores opening across Dransfield sites

Countdown to more stores opening across Dransfield sites

6 Apr 2021

Teams across the Dransfield Properties portfolio are preparing for more of the centres' stores and businesses to reopen from next Monday. (April 12th) Key essential retailers across all sites have traded through the third national lockdown – including Iceland, Aldi, Boots, Home Bargains, Savers...

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Stroud’s new speciality coffee shop set to open next week

Stroud’s new speciality coffee shop set to open next week

6 Apr 2021

Rough Hands Coffee will open on Tuesday 13th April at 8am, serving high quality, speciality coffee from multiple roasters from all over the world, a menu of vegan sweet treats and toasted sandwiches using produce from local, independent suppliers.   The house espresso is provided by Fire & Flow,...

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Craghoppers to open new store at Five Valleys in Stroud!

Craghoppers to open new store at Five Valleys in Stroud!

1 Apr 2021

The popular British outdoor clothing brand Craghoppers is opening a new store at Stroud’s Five Valleys shopping centre later this month. Founded in Yorkshire in 1965 Craghoppers has a reputation for creating comfortable and practical clothing at affordable prices and using the latest technology....

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Exclusive fragrance line up unveiled at Stroud’s new department store

Exclusive fragrance line up unveiled at Stroud’s new department store

29 Mar 2021

Stroud’s brand new Sandersons Boutique Department store will house a range of exclusive and luxury fragrances when it opens its doors later in the spring. With sister stores in Sheffield and Morpeth, Sandersons has already built up a reputation for its sought after, high end fragrances. And...

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Sweet Tradition Gainsborough celebrates its 8th birthday this month!

Sweet Tradition Gainsborough celebrates its 8th birthday this month!

26 Mar 2021

Based in Marshall’s Yard, the independent traditional sweet shop serves shoppers in Gainsborough and surrounding areas with classic sweets, bespoke hampers and delicious gift boxes. Owner Nicola Truesdale began as a sales assistant in the store before taking on the business three years later. Initially...

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Stroud named as Britain’s best place to live by the Sunday Times

Stroud named as Britain’s best place to live by the Sunday Times

26 Mar 2021

Stroud has been named the best place to live in Britain in 2021 by the Sunday Times, topping a list of 78 locations around the country in the newspaper’s annual round-up, which assesses locations on a range of factors including transport, green spaces, broadband, the high street, schools and culture. ...

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A new pottery painting studio will open in Selby this summer

A new pottery painting studio will open in Selby this summer

25 Mar 2021

Selby is set to get a new pottery painting studio this summer, just in time for indoor restrictions easing in May. The Painting Pot, headed up by Elaina Wynne from Selby, will open on New Lane, adjacent to the Market Cross shopping centre later this summer bringing a fun new leisure facility to the...

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Site clearance underway on site for Huddersfield’s new Aldi

Site clearance underway on site for Huddersfield’s new Aldi

22 Mar 2021

Demolition work is now underway on the site of Huddersfield’s new Aldi store which is due to be developed on a former mill site on New Hey Road. The discount supermarket chain was granted planning permission for the new store to serve the local community in December 2019. The development...

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Rebecca joins the team at award winning department store!

Rebecca joins the team at award winning department store!

22 Mar 2021

The independent department store brand Sandersons has expanded its team as well as preparing to open in a third location when the restrictions on non-essential retail lift next month. Rebecca Dransfield, the 25-year-old daughter of Sandersons founder Deborah Holmes and Dransfield Properties Managing...

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South East Asian street food on the menu at five valleys

South East Asian street food on the menu at five valleys

15 Mar 2021

The best of South East Asian street food will be served up by the latest fantastic food trader which is due to open at Five Valleys Market in Stroud on Friday (March 19th) Bao Ma will bring a fusion of flavours inspired by the famous Hawker Centres of Singapore where the owner Ting Ting Mokume grew...

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Countdown begins as Stroud’s new Sandersons store opens in one month!

Countdown begins as Stroud’s new Sandersons store opens in one month!

15 Mar 2021

The team behind the new Sandersons Boutique Department store at Five Valleys in Stroud are counting down to the store’s grand opening next month. It’s just four weeks away from the official opening of the new department store at Five Valleys and the team behind the award-winning company are busy...

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Fashion line up unveiled at Stroud’s new department store

Fashion line up unveiled at Stroud’s new department store

8 Mar 2021

The team behind the award-winning retail concept, Sandersons Boutique, are working with some of the UK and Europe’s leading fashion brands to create a fabulous offering of both men’s and womenswear for Stroud. The fit-out team are currently transforming a 15,295 sq. ft. unit at the recently redeveloped...

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Training company launches interactive virtual training rooms

Training company launches interactive virtual training rooms

4 Mar 2021

National training providers Live and Learn Consultancy has launched two brand new state of the art virtual training pods at the company’s head offices at Fox Valley, north Sheffield. Live and Learn Consultancy currently deliver high quality face to face & virtual training for all companies in the...

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Stroud's new department store appoints local Store Manager

Stroud's new department store appoints local Store Manager

2 Mar 2021

A Store Manager has been appointed to lead the team at Stroud’s new independent department store, Sandersons Boutique. Joanne Ireland from Cirencester will bring over 25 years of expertise in Customer Service and Retail Management to the new store, which is due to open on April 14th. Having...

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Oakesy’s Fruit & Veg are all set to open at Five Valleys

Oakesy’s Fruit & Veg are all set to open at Five Valleys

1 Mar 2021

Gloucester-based Greengrocer, Oakesy’s are gearing up to open within the Five Valleys indoor Market on Friday 5th March at 10am. Huge progress has been made to the new fruit and veg unit within the market, which is owned by Michael Oakes - a Gloucester based Greengrocer with almost 20 years’...

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New sandersons store to showcase organic and ethical skincare range

New sandersons store to showcase organic and ethical skincare range

23 Feb 2021

Stroud’s first ever independent department store, Sandersons Boutique, will feature a range of fabulous skincare brands not currently available in the area when the new store opens its doors on Wednesday 14th April. Fit out work is now well underway at the 15,295 sq. ft. store and a stunning skincare...

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Five Valleys Market launches contactless click and collect service

Five Valleys Market launches contactless click and collect service

12 Feb 2021

From Monday 15th February, a new click and collect service will launch for the Five Valleys market traders, where customers shop from the comfort of their own home and collect contactless from Five Valleys Shopping Centre. The new service, provided by Good Sixty, allows customers to select their...

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Independent boutique department store to open in Stroud this April

Independent boutique department store to open in Stroud this April

12 Feb 2021

The award-winning independent department store, Sandersons Boutique, is set to open a third store at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud on April 14th. Fit out work has begun on the new 15, 295 sq. ft store which, once complete, will introduce a wide range of stylish, unique and luxury fashion...

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Local Greengrocer pears up with the Five Valleys Market

Local Greengrocer pears up with the Five Valleys Market

12 Feb 2021

Gloucester-based Greengrocer, Oakesy’s are set to join the Five Valleys indoor market in early spring, strengthening the essential food offering. Oakesy’s is headed up by Michael Oakes who has almost 20 years’ experience in sourcing the very best local, fresh produce for his customers which...

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Popular Cafe Extends Lease at Marshall's Yard

Popular Cafe Extends Lease at Marshall's Yard

10 Feb 2021

The business has been a popular addition to the Marshall’s Yard line up since opening in December 2011 and the lease has now been extended for a further five years. Owned by Azeem and Leeza Mohsan Cup-Cakes has diversified through the national lockdown to offer a takeaway only service which has...

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Rachel Joins the Five Valleys Team!

Rachel Joins the Five Valleys Team!

8 Feb 2021

Stroud’s Five Valleys shopping centre has welcomed graduate trainee Rachel Morris to the centre management team this month. Rachel joins the Five Valleys team with a strong background in event management and customer service and will be working with the Five Valleys Centre Manager Dionne Moore...

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Free parking and extended opening hours introduced at the Five Valleys indoor Market

Free parking and extended opening hours introduced at the Five Valleys indoor Market

8 Feb 2021

The team at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud have introduced a number of new initiatives at their indoor market to make essential shopping easier for customers. Affective from Monday 8th February, the Five Valleys Market will be open from 10am-7pm Monday to Friday, extending the opening hours...

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Southeast Asian street food is the latest addition to the Five Valleys Market!

Southeast Asian street food is the latest addition to the Five Valleys Market!

5 Feb 2021

Southeast Asian street food trader Bāo Ma have began fit out works on their brand new stall at the Five Valleys indoor Market. The new food-to-go stall will be headed up by Ting Mokume, who has successfully ran the award-winning cafe Temple Mama for a number of years in her home town of Cirencester. ...

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Craig joins the team at award winning property firm

Craig joins the team at award winning property firm

27 Jan 2021

Experienced Property Manager Craig Bromley has joined the head office team at Dransfield Properties at Fox Valley in north Sheffield. Craig, who is from Nottinghamshire, brings with him a wealth of experience in estates and property management as well as a background in managing the property...

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Work continues on site at East Ham

Work continues on site at East Ham

22 Jan 2021

Construction work has continued throughout the current lockdown on the transformation of the former East Ham Market Hall in the London Borough of Newham. The development is the first major scheme in London for Dransfield Properties Ltd, working as part of a joint venture with Land Management and...

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Financial Advisor moves to new location at Sanderson Arcade

Financial Advisor moves to new location at Sanderson Arcade

22 Jan 2021

Pilling Financial Limited, formally known as D and P Asset Management Ltd, have relocated from Market Place to newly refurbished office space at Sanderson Arcade’s Owen House. Owner Andrew Pilling’s business has been based in Morpeth for the past 18 years, making it the longest-standing Independent...

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Italian food trader expands at Five Valleys Market

Italian food trader expands at Five Valleys Market

21 Jan 2021

The popular Italian street food business Non Solo Pasta have announced plans to expand and take on a larger unit at the successful Five Valleys Market in Stroud. The Market area is a major part of the centre’s refurbishment and opened last year with Non Solo Pasta one of the first local companies...

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Piri-Piri Chicken stall set to fly into the Five Valleys Market.

Piri-Piri Chicken stall set to fly into the Five Valleys Market.

21 Jan 2021

A brand new food vendor is set to join the line up at the Five Valleys indoor market in Stroud in the coming weeks. Opening in early spring, House of Piri will serve a wide range of flavoursome, Piri-Piri foods including chicken wings, breast and wraps plus a selection of vegetarian and vegan Piri...

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New JYSK homeware store to open at Marshalls Yard

New JYSK homeware store to open at Marshalls Yard

20 Jan 2021

The largest Danish retailer operating globally, JYSK, is set to open a brand-new store at Marshalls Yard in Gainsborough. The new 12,570 sq. ft. store is set to open in August and can be found on the ground floor of the former DW Fitness unit. Founded in Denmark in 1979 by Lars Larsen, over the...

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£30k store investment revealed as Specsavers Fox Valley remains open with safety in sight

£30k store investment revealed as Specsavers Fox Valley remains open with safety in sight

19 Jan 2021

A year on from opening, Specsavers Fox Valley has revealed details of a further £30k store investment, as it's set to continue to remain open to the community for all eye and hearing care needs throughout the third lockdown. Following a £350k investment for the store’s launch in early 2020, half...

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Speciality coffee shop to open at Five Valleys this spring

Speciality coffee shop to open at Five Valleys this spring

14 Jan 2021

Fit out work has begun on a new coffee shop at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud. Rough Hands Coffee, headed up by Samuel Humphris, will serve high quality, speciality coffee from both local and global roasters. This new coffee shop will showcase house and guest espressos as well as filter...

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 Snap Fitness Gainsborough continues to support members on their fitness journey during Tier 4 closure.

Snap Fitness Gainsborough continues to support members on their fitness journey during Tier 4 closure.

5 Jan 2021

Snap Fitness at Marshalls Yard will continue to help members keep fit this New Year using free online workouts, tips and motivation during their temporary closure. Gainsborough’s new gym opened its doors on Boxing Day 2020, only to shut them just a short time later following the Government’s announcement...

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Redbrik Branches into Hospitality in 2021

Redbrik Branches into Hospitality in 2021

22 Dec 2020

Leading South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire Estate Agents, Redbrik is opening two new branches in Sheffield; on Ecclesall Road (the former Le Bistrot Pierre) and in Fox Valley Shopping Park, Stocksbridge. As well as providing its award-winning property services, each of the branches will host...

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Luxury fashion house opens pop up shop in Stroud

Luxury fashion house opens pop up shop in Stroud

18 Dec 2020

The Unique English, luxury fashion house Redheart England have opened a new pop-up shop at the Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud. For one month only shoppers can pick up handmade, high quality knitwear which is made with the finest materials and using the most specialised traditional knitters,...

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Stroud’s Vue Cinema reopens in time for Christmas

Stroud’s Vue Cinema reopens in time for Christmas

17 Dec 2020

Vue Cinema at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud has now reopened and are showing a selection of festive film screenings and an exciting film exclusive! From Wednesday 16th December up until Christmas Eve the cinema will be screening plenty of festive classics including Elf, Die Hard, It’s...

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Company relocates and extends lease at Five Valleys!

Company relocates and extends lease at Five Valleys!

17 Dec 2020

The mobile phone store Fone Fixers has moved to an attractive newly fitted out 560 sq. ft. unit at Stroud’s Five Valleys shopping centre. The popular store which offers a repair service as well as stocking a wide range of mobile phone accessories is based along the Arcade area, next to O2 and near...

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Local photographer opens pop up shop at Five Valleys

Local photographer opens pop up shop at Five Valleys

17 Dec 2020

A local photographer has opened a brand new pop up shop at the Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud. Tom Durn, aged 27 from Stroud, has travelled around the world capturing stunning shots in places such as Switzerland, Iceland, Bali, Singapore, Italy, New York and Marrakech which are now available...

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Street food on the menu at Morpeth's weekend market

Street food on the menu at Morpeth's weekend market

17 Dec 2020

The final Street Food Market of 2020 is set to take place in Morpeth on Saturday 19th December from 10am-4pm. The very best of the regions food vendors will be trading at the Market Place including Geordie Bangers, Phi Pie Greek Street Food and a new addition, Twisted Chick. There will also be fabulous...

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Selby restaurant extends lease at Market Cross

Selby restaurant extends lease at Market Cross

16 Dec 2020

The team at the popular Selby town centre Regency Restaurant extended their lease, committing to the town for a further six years. The restaurant, which has a dine in and a takeaway menu, can be found at the first floor of the town’s Market Cross shopping centre. This part of the centre...

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Sandersons appoints board of Directors

Sandersons appoints board of Directors

11 Dec 2020

Sandersons Department Stores has appointed three new Directors to the board this week. Managing Director Lisa Fox, Buying Director Philippa Meighan and E-Commerce Director Fran O’Connell have all been appointed to their new roles, strengthening the Management team as the company prepares to open...

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Business blooms for Morpeth florist with department store collaboration!

Business blooms for Morpeth florist with department store collaboration!

10 Dec 2020

Morpeth florist Louise Lynn is bringing her beautiful blooms to a brand-new concession at the town’s new Sandersons Boutique Department Store. Louise launched The Bee and Botanist at Packhorse Yard in Morpeth in August this year and is already expanding with a new concession at the stunning new store...

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Salon team puts down new roots in Stroud!

Salon team puts down new roots in Stroud!

7 Dec 2020

The team from Stroud’s popular hair salon Harriet’s Organic have moved to a brand new salon and have launched their new look brand this autumn at the town’s Five Valleys shopping centre. The new Medulla salon is based in the transformed mall area at Five Valleys joining a host of new and existing...

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A new pop-up shop showcasing local independent businesses opens at Marshall’s Yard.

A new pop-up shop showcasing local independent businesses opens at Marshall’s Yard.

2 Dec 2020

A new concept Pop-up Shop opens at Marshall’s Yard in Gainsborough this week (Friday 4th December) showcasing the very best of the regions local, independent businesses. The Pop-up Shop will be open seven days a week, with a line-up that will rotate weekly - so shoppers can expect to discover something...

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Independent department stores prepares to reopen for Christmas countdown

Independent department stores prepares to reopen for Christmas countdown

27 Nov 2020

The teams at Sandersons Boutique at Fox Valley in Sheffield and Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth are preparing to re-open their doors for the Christmas countdown next week following the government’s relaxation of the lockdown restrictions. Non-essential stores are permitted to re-open from Wednesday...

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Five Valleys and Good Sixty announce plans for new home delivery service supporting Stroud’s independent food producers

Five Valleys and Good Sixty announce plans for new home delivery service supporting Stroud’s independent food producers

27 Nov 2020

The team at Stroud’s Five Valleys shopping centre are launching a partnership with the home delivery platform Good Sixty to offer a bespoke service at the centre’s new indoor market. The specially tailored website allows customers to browse the products available at Five Valleys Market and select...

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 New Selby town centre apartments unveiled!

New Selby town centre apartments unveiled!

26 Nov 2020

Four brand new town centre apartments have been released to the rental market following a major investment at Selby’s Market Cross shopping centre. The Market Cross owners, Dransfield Properties Ltd, have invested £450,000 in the centre over the last 12 months. The redevelopment programme has...

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A new Tex-Mex taste comes to the Five Valleys Market

A new Tex-Mex taste comes to the Five Valleys Market

18 Nov 2020

Another local food trader is set to join the food-to-go line up at Five Valleys Artisan Market in Stroud this December. Headed up by Emilio Sanchis Granell, La Cantina will bring a new flavour to the market, with a menu filled with Tex-Mex style food including Burritos, Nachos, Quesadillas and...

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Stroud’s new indoor market nets high quality fishmonger

Stroud’s new indoor market nets high quality fishmonger

16 Nov 2020

Headed by David Witts the company already has shops in Pershore, Gloucester and Oxford selling freshly caught fish and seafood - direct from the coast to the customer. The company’s brand-new Stroud store is now open at the Five Valley’s indoor market which has been styled on London’s Borough...

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Florist opens stunning new stall at Five Valleys market

Florist opens stunning new stall at Five Valleys market

14 Nov 2020

Another great independent, local business, The Lily Pad Florist, has opened at Stroud’s Five Valleys indoor market this week. Headed by Gemma Bowering the business has been based on Gloucester Street in the town for more than seven years with an occasional pop up stall at Five Valleys more...

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Morpeth Markets to take place this November

Morpeth Markets to take place this November

4 Nov 2020

Morpeth’s outdoor weekly and monthly food markets will be taking place throughout the month of November, starting with the monthly Farmers’ Market taking place this Saturday (7th November) from 9am-3pm. Essential produce and products will be trading as usual at the market, with some non-essential...

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Fox Valley Markets to take place in November

Fox Valley Markets to take place in November

4 Nov 2020

Fox Valley’s outdoor weekly and monthly markets will be taking place throughout the month of November, starting with the weekly Friday Market this week Friday (6th November) from 10am-4pm. Food and essential products will be available as usual at the markets from a range of Sheffield’s finest...

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Works start on brand new fitness facility for Gainsborough

Works start on brand new fitness facility for Gainsborough

2 Nov 2020

Works have started on the new Snap Fitness gym at Marshalls Yard, transforming the first-floor of the former DW Fitness unit. The 24-hour facility will be open to the public from mid-December but keen gym-goers hungry for a deal can sign up for their membership now and enjoy and exclusive pre-opening...

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Morpeth’s new boutique department store launched!

Morpeth’s new boutique department store launched!

28 Oct 2020

Morpeth’s fabulous new department store, Sandersons Boutique is now officially open with shoppers turning out to welcome the new businesses to the town. The team at the 8,500 sq. ft independent boutique store cut the ribbon this morning (Thursday 22nd October) along with the store’s Managing...

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