Category Archives: Local Business

Updated Business Directory

We’ve updated the directory of local businesses with information on the new companies based in the village. You can download it here. or read it on-line as an e-book. Changes in this update include:- adding in our new cafe: the … Continue reading

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Business Directory

We’re about to do our autumn update of the Woodford Hinton & West Farndon Business Directory. If your business is not included or we’ve got your details wrong, then please let us know. Every year people look at something on … Continue reading

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Woodford Interiors

The shop on Station Road may have closed but you can still buy Pam’s decorative items, ornaments, crafts and cards through her Ebay shop. You can find it here: Woodford Interiors on eBay Or look for “WoodfordInterors” in sellers under … Continue reading

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Updated Open All Hours…

We’ve updated the table of opening times for local shops. Now includes latest details for the Post Office at Popsons, Mr Mannion – Barber, Interiors 42 and the latest library times. You can find a link to it here:- Open … Continue reading

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Interiors 42

The new shop Interiors 42 is now open at 42 Station Road with a wide selection of furnishing, lighting and accessories. Opening hours are:- Tuesday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm Saturday: 8:00am to 2:00pm Sunday & Monday closed. You can … Continue reading

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Grand Opening

Great to see so many turn up for the grand opening of the Old School Cafe. Dianne sends a huge thank you to everyone who visited today to officially open the Old School Cafe! All of the cake went! They … Continue reading

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Business Directory

Did you know we publish a directory of local businesses? Companies within the parish can have their details included free of charge. The latest version can be viewed on this page. We will be updating the directory during September, so … Continue reading

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Dog Walking?

Pet Care for Less provides dog walking and pet sitting services, with walks, home visits and house sitting in all villages in the local area. They offer a free initial consultation to all new clients, are fully insured, DBS checked, and … Continue reading

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Business Directory

We have published a new version of the Parish Business Directory. This version updates the Directory to take account of the new General Data  Protection Regulations that come into force on May 25th. We asked all local businesses where we … Continue reading

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Paint N Powder

We’re always happy to add details of new businesses in Woodford and the surrounding area. Here’s the latest to ask us to add their details to the Signpost.…….. Paint N Powder Services Limited Powder coating is a high-quality finish found … Continue reading

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Business Directory Update

We’ve updated the directory of local businesses. We’ve added:- Tailormade : Vehicle Graphics, Signage & Workwear, a local family run company that offer workwear, either plain or embroidered/printed with your logo, as well as signage and vehicle graphics. Best Kebab … Continue reading

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Business Update

Thanks to all those that let us know about their businesses for the Business Directory. The latest version of the directory is here or can be viewed on-line as a flip book here. Here are the new additions (full details … Continue reading

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Ads for Local Businesses

Although we have a directory of local business here on the Signpost and we provide village businesses with a way to reach out to local people, we don’t carry paid advertising on the Signpost. A new initiative is offering local … Continue reading

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Business Directory

We’ve updated the Business Directory to include more local businesses that will be happy to have your custom. This latest update available here includes… Added Clipper Services, who maintain all types of clippers. Sharpening knives, scissors and garden tools including … Continue reading

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Business Directory

We’ve updated the Business Directory to include more local businesses that will be happy to have your custom. This latest update available here includes… Direct Print Solutions offering printing services including design and bespoke clothing printing. BM Landscapes who are landscape … Continue reading

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Promote Your Business

We are always keen to promote local businesses. We are updating the local business directory.  If you would like your business added or to have your business details updated, all you have to do is fill in the form here:- … Continue reading

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Funds For Local Business

£5M Fund for Rural Firms in South East Midlands Businesses across the South East Midlands have been invited to discover the details of a new funding scheme aimed at boosting employment and growth in rural areas. Friday 3rd March 2017 … Continue reading

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Festive Opening

Here’s the opening times for all your local shops over the Christmas period. This will also be available in your copy of the WOW for December & January.

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More Business Directory

We’ve added details of :- Drayton Property Maintenance for small maintenance jobs, decorating and tiling as well as complete refurbishments of kitchens and bathroom. and Woodford Detailing for car cleaning, detailing, scratch removal. Make sure you let us know about … Continue reading

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Business Directy Update

We’ve added details of Cropredy Van Centre and changed contact details for couple of other businesses in our local business directory. Make sure you let us know about your business if you want to be included. We’re always happy to … Continue reading

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Cars & Vans

We’re always happy to welcome new local businesses. Express Car and Van Sales – Cropredy Van Centre have opened up at the Beaver Centre, offering commercial and private vehicles for sale. If you’re looking for a used car or van … Continue reading

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Xmas Treats

Local catering service company First We Eat is offering some special treats for Christmas. Diane Kenny specialises in handmade chocolates, specialty cakes and catering services. She is currently taking orders for Xmas which includes Xmas cakes and handmade truffles packed … Continue reading

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Xmas Flower Workshop

The Blossom Shop are holding a Christmas Flower Workshop on 4th December, 10am to 4pm. This will be a hands-on workshop that lets you create your own door wreath and table decoration to take home. Why not get a few … Continue reading

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Baby Aid

Here’s a really helpful idea from Little Lamb’s Child Minder. Little Lambs is an OFSTED registered child minder in Woodford Halse. They recently posted on their Facebook page details of a free St John’s Ambulance Baby First Aid Guide and … Continue reading

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ViZard Face & Body Art

Here’s another in our occasional series on local businesses, charities and other organisations. You may think face painting is just for kids, and you’ve certainly seen their work if you’ve been at the Woodford Halse Regatta, but ViZard Face & … Continue reading

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Local Businesses?

We’re planning an update to the Local Business Directory, so that we can let local people know about local businesses. If you aren’t included and would like to be – its completely free for businesses based in the parish – … Continue reading

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Vintage Beauty

Vintage Beauty, Woodford’s newest personal care business has opened in Station Road. They aim to make all their clients feel totally relaxed, welcome, beautiful and special They offer:- Beauty treatments Waxing and tinting Body massage Acrylic and gel nails Facials … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

And A Few New Businesses As we’ve mentioned lot’s of times (most recently here), one of the great things about the village is the wealth of local businesses and services available. Here’s an update to our Business Directory. New businesses … Continue reading

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Good News for Jack Spaniels

Woodford’s Brewer Wins Wider Distribution Fans of Gun Dog Ales will be pleased to hear about their success in winning a deal to sell their products through Mid Counties Co-Op outlets. Find out more in this article from the Northants … Continue reading

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Business Updates

We’ve updated the Business Directory with the latest local businesses and organisations and (hopefully) made it more readable by grouping companies into sections. We’ve also added a link to the Woodford Businesses Facebook page. New organisations featured in this update … Continue reading

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Business Directory

We’ve updated the Local Business Directory with details of Mark Belcher Estate Agents and the Ruth Curzon Letting Agency. Don’t forget to let us know about changes in your business or if you aren’t included and would like to be. … Continue reading

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Business Broadband

Superfast Northamptonshire’s Offer to Small Businesses The latest issue of the Superfast Northamptonshire Newsletter from Northamptonshire County Council focuses on helping local businesses get the benefits of superfast broadband. There are details of a voucher scheme that make grants of … Continue reading

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Local Business Update – Safepac

We’ve added details of another local business to our Business Directory. P&F Safepac, based on Great Central Way is a specialist international removal company. Founded in 1967 in Mildenhall, Suffolk, Safepac’s Northampton branch is here in Woodford Halse. P&F Safepac … Continue reading

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Image Disco

We’ve added Image Disco to our Business Directory. Matt Jones has sent us the details for Image Disco, a professional and reliable local mobile disco operator. Because Matt lives in Woodford Halse, he offers a discount on events taking place … Continue reading

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Business Directory Update

New Businesses & A Correction. We’ve added MJO Vehicle Services & Little Lamb’s Child Minding to the Business Directory plus corrected Alison Barnett’s phone number (apologies). You can find the directory here.

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Woodford Interiors Re-opens

Woodford Interiors – the village DIY and gift shop – has been closed for a while but now has just posted new opening times for January and February. The shop will be open Monday to Saturday, 10:00am to 3:00pm.

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A Sweet Update

Smillies Cakes & Pops We’ve added details of Smillies Cakes & Pops to our Business Directory in the “Eating Out and In” section. They offer cakes for any occasion, sweet buffets with Sweetie Cart or Ferris Wheels, 4ft led LOVE … Continue reading

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Xmas Opening…

It’s In Your WOW But It’s Here As Well. Here are the details of Xmas opening for local businesses. Regular opening times are here:- Open All Hours.

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Business Opportunities

27th November “Meet The Buyers” Event for Local Development Projects. Contractors, sub-contractors tradespeople and suppliers from Daventry and the wider Northamptonshire area have the chance to ‘Meet the Buyer’ at an event which will highlight supply chain opportunities for public … Continue reading

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Business Directory Update

Express Refrigeration Services Based in Hellidon, Express Refigeration Services, sell service and repair refrigerators, dishwashers and water softeners for the catering trade. (Not for domestic users, though). Their details can be found in the latest edition of our business directory. … Continue reading

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Paws 4 Thought

Here’s the latest of our local business shout outs…. If you’d like us to publicise something new you’re doing or your local success we’re only too happy to. Just drop us a line: Woodford Signpost Editor. 4PawsAnyDay 4PawsAnyDay is Rebekah … Continue reading

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Local Brewery News

Gun Dog Ales Christmas Update We’re always happy to promote local businesses and so, here’s a Christmas update from our local brewers, Gun Dog Ales:- Gundog at Christmas 2014  There are details of the polypins and bottle packs available plus … Continue reading

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Harley’s New Shop

Country Lifestyle Shop & Cafe Opening On November 1st, doors open to the new Harley Country Lifestyle Shop and Cafe at Harley Equestrian, Eydon Road, Woodford Halse, NN11 3RG. Come along on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of November 10 … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity

Limes Farm Needs Tearoom & Event Shift Leader/Manager. Wednesday to Sunday (2 out of 4 weekends) (Rate of Pay – Depending on experience) Limes Farm is different; they make almost everything that they sell; & work hard to ensure their … Continue reading

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Make A Will Week Campaign

Katharine House Hospice Appeal Tim Williams is supporting the Katharine House Hospice make a will week campaign again between 13th & 17th October this year, offering a free standard will or update to an existing will in return for a … Continue reading

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Business Directory Update

Paddocks Farm, 4 Paws Any Day & Bolton’s Holday Let. We’ve updated the Business Directory. Paddocks Farm Livery offers full time, part time and DIY Livery in a small friendly yard where horses and owners can relax and have fun. … Continue reading

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An Idea for Local Business?

Would the FSB Initiative Work Here? Woodford is lucky to have the number and range of shops that we do but do we always take advantage of what they can offer? One thing is sure, without our custom they cannot … Continue reading

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Job Vacancies : Shebang

1. Sales Executive : Shebang Are you a Sales Executive who is motivated, determined and results driven? Then bring your ambition to Shebang. (www.shebang.net) You will be outgoing, organised, and confident in communicating to our diverse customer base. With the … Continue reading

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Body Shoppers Wanted

Helen Durkin is starting up a Body Shop at Home business and is looking for people to host parties. Body Shop is currently giving away £50 vouchers to anyone who hosts a party between 1-19th May. You’ll also get a … Continue reading

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Welcome our newest shop

Zeno Sportswear opens in Station Road The latest addition to Woodford’s parade of shops is Zeno Sportswear. Offering sports wear, work wear (including hi-viz items) and school wear, the shop is now open at 44 Station Road. You can find … Continue reading

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Trading Standards News

Update from Northants Trading Standards Issue 7 of Northants Trading Standards News has lots of useful information for consumers including:- Tips to avoid rogue builders News of recent prosecutions for illegal trading Help with debt Shopping on-line, by post or … Continue reading

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Business Directory Update

The Utility Warehouse We’ve added details of The Utility Warehouse to our directory of local businesses. The Utility Warehouse aims to save you money on your gas, electric and phone bills.  See it under “Utility Services” in the Directory. Don’t … Continue reading

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On The Move

The Blossom Shop has moved The Blossom Shop is now open in its new home at 26 Station Road. Why not drop in and say hello?

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Xmas Opening – Update

Here is the latest (& probably last) update to Christmas opening times. We’ve updated times for Indian Chef.   BOBBY’S NEWS Monday – Saturday 6.30am-6pm, Sunday 6.30am-1pm.   Co-op Stores Tuesday 24th December 7:00am – 7:00pm Closed on Christmas Day, … Continue reading

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Horsey Discounts

Harley Equestrian Discount Days Come and enjoy a glass of port, mince pies and 15% discounts at Harley Equestrian. Due to the success of their Christmas Drinks & Canape evening Harley Equestrian are going to hold two more 15% discount … Continue reading

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Its a Festive WoW!

Coming to your letterbox soon. The bumper 8 page edition of WoW for December and January will be on its way to you soon but you can steal a march on your neighbours by reading it here…. Xmas 2013 WoW … Continue reading

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Cumbwe Rare Breeds Latest

Order Now for Xmas Cumbwe Rare Breeds have let us have their latest price list for outdoor reared, rare breed lamb and pork. No minimum order but get your order in before the end of November. Plenty of lamb and … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Office Admin

Office Admin for Valley Engineering Part Time (12.30 -5pm 3 days a week) In Woodford Halse, (on industrial estate). A varied role within a small team for Valley Engineering Ltd. The applicant must have experience of Office and Outlook and … Continue reading

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Woodford Calendar

Now available in the Post Office: Woodford Halse 2014 Calendars. A gift that might appeal to those with relatives in far flung places.   Christmas stamps too!

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Business Update

Directory News We’ve added details of some more businesses to the Woodford Business Directory. It now includes details of:- Master Locksmiths Association Woodford Trailers BTB Exhausts The Bowls Locker Don’t forget to let us know if you are running a … Continue reading

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Table Hire

Change in Hire Arrangements The Parish Council has decided to stop loaning out tables from the village halls after problems with quite a few not being returned and the fact that the condition that some have been returned in has … Continue reading

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Local Jobs..

We’ve added two vacancies to the Local Employment page. Don’t forget this is a free service for local employers to advertise for staff. Just fill in the form and we’ll add it to the site.

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Make a Will Week

We’re Late, But Don’t You Put This Off Until The last Minute! We’re late in posting this but making a will is something you shouldn’t put off. Tim Williams of Woodford Halse is one of 21 local solicitors and will … Continue reading

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Local Bookkeeping Service

We’ve added another local business to the Woodford & Hinton Business Directory. Clare Jordan has offered bookkeeping services since 2006 and provides businesses with a customised service to suit their business, including bookkeeping, payroll,  and self- assessments. CJ Bookkeeping can be reached by calling Clare on … Continue reading

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Business Directory Update

We’ve updated the Business Directory by adding Aisha Woodfield’s Pet Care For Less, a Pet Sitting And Dog Walking Service based in Woodford Halse. You can reach them via their web site, their Facebook page, on email or at the … Continue reading

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Business Directory News

Another update for our directory of local businesses, with two photographers: Carol Ann Photos Adam Watts Photography Download the latest version of the business directory or view it on-line on the Woodford Business Directory page. If you’ve got a local … Continue reading

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Business Directory Update

We’ve updated our directory of local businesses with Ash’s Auto Clean, Katy’s Childminding, Alison Barnett’s Woodford Halse Childminding, Stephen Franklin Accountant, & Mel Hancock’s Face Painting. Download the latest version of the business directory or view it on-line on the … Continue reading

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Green Business Accreditation

Northants County Council is supporting a nationwide scheme to help businesses and community organisations to improve their green credentials. The Investors in the Environment scheme helps businesses, provides networking opportunities and offers grants to the not-for-profit sector. You can learn … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Treat?

Wow – it’s just like Willie Wonka but with beer! Gun Dog Ales are offering tours of their Woodford Halse brewery AND they’re including GOLDEN TICKETS in Gift Packs from the 1st June as part of the promotion. More details … Continue reading

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Antenatal & Baby Courses

Tums To Tiddlers offer antenatal classes, baby yoga, massage & calming courses. Daisy Birthing® antenatal classes are a combination of pregnancy yoga-inspired movement, birth education, breathing techniques and relaxation, to prepare emotionally and physically for labour and birth. Daisy Baby™ … Continue reading

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More Businesses

Thanks for the feedback on the Business Directory. We’ve corrected a couple of errors and added the details of two foodie businesses… The Buffet Company : local catering Cumbwe Rarebreeds : local farmers of rare breeds of lamb and pork. … Continue reading

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Baz Bear Soft Play

We’ve added the details of Baz Bear Soft Play Hire to our business directory…. Woodford Business Directory

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