Buy in Broadland scheme launched for second year

Buy in Broadland launch 2018
Local businesses, councillors and council officers launch Buy in Broadland 2018

Published: Tuesday, 13th March 2018

Residents in Broadland will be able to save money whilst enjoying and exploring their district thanks to Broadland District Council’s second annual Buy in Broadland discount voucher booklet which has been launched today (Tuesday 13 March).

Today, local businesspeople were joined by councillors and council officers at Pirate Island Adventure Golf at Norfolk Premier Golf in Blofield to mark the launch of the scheme’s second year.

The Buy in Broadland discount voucher booklet has been distributed to every household in the district, alongside the annual council tax information. This year’s booklet includes 96 great discounts and offers which can be used in Broadland’s shops, cafés, attractions, local services and more.

All businesses in Broadland were offered the opportunity to be included in the booklet which is free to both businesses and residents.

The voucher booklet was first launched in March 2017 and the council has received positive feedback from participating businesses who have met new customers thanks to the scheme. 

Cllr Stuart Clancy, portfolio holder for economic success at Broadland District Council said:

“We were delighted to receive so much good feedback from businesses and residents so we’re very pleased to be able to run the scheme again. “Our district is full of excellent shops, cafes, attractions and traders which make the area a great place to live and work. The discount voucher booklet aims to help these businesses thrive and to help residents to explore and enjoy their district whilst saving some money along the way.” 

At today’s launch Cllr Stuart Clancy and Hamish Melville, Head of Economic Development at Broadland District Council, met with representatives from some participating businesses: Grant Pointer of Norfolk Premier Golf, Lesley George of Humpty Dumpty Brewery, Victoria Lawrence of Agent Shave and Eastern Financial Consultants, Kate Tritton of Eastern Financial Consultants, Barbara Greasley of Broads Tours, Jill Willis of Country Markets, Elizabeth Lake of Elizabeth Lake Languages and Stephen Yaxley of Surface Repair Solutions.

Grant Pointer, managing director of Norfolk Premier Golf, said:

“Being a part of the Buy in Broadland scheme is great for us because we can show people from around the area what we have to offer. Just browsing through the voucher booklet, I have already seen at least five places I would like to visit that I haven't been to before. We had great success with last year’s scheme and now with the addition to the new Cafe 10 we have on site we hope to have a better year than the last.”

Lesley George, partner and business manager of Humpty Dumpty Brewery said:

"We are happy to be involved in the scheme as it is great to be able to encourage local people to come and visit local businesses and see what we have to offer.  It certainly brought some new customers through our doors and we hope to see many more in 2018-2019."

Every household in Broadland will be receiving a free Buy in Broadland and distribution has started. Find out more information about the scheme online, visit the Facebook page or email buyin@broadland.gov.uk  

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