LOCAL business owners made a statement of faith in the future by turning out in force at the
FURTHER cross-community cooperation in encouraging shoppers to “Buy Local” can benefit all quarters of Belfast, it has been claimed.
STORMONT Finance Minister Sammy Wilson has been presented with thousands of signatures supporting the Belfast Media Group’s Buy Local campaign.
News this week that the retailers, Peacocks and Past Times are both under threat of closure after being placed into administration will come as no surprise to the small businesses also struggling to survive in these, the toughest economic conditions most of us can remember. 2012 has come in with all the vengeance which ended 2011 and noone can feel quite safe from the continuing economic ravages
Finance Minister Sammy Wilson will take a break next week from putting the finishing touches on legislation imposing stiffer rates on hypermarkets – aiding small retailers – to accept a petition from the Belfast Media Group.