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Ian Cubitts
Ian Cubitts

Tag: local business

Canberra institution Mee’s Sushi Manuka up for sale after 18 years

Mee’s Sushi Manuka has temporarily closed, with the local institution up for sale after 18 years of serving their much beloved fare.

‘It was mayhem’: peak season evacuation knocks wind out of Sapphire Coast sails again

Thousands of Victorian visitors to the NSW Sapphire Coast packed their bags in a panic on New Year's Eve, another blow to the local economy.

Canberra Weekly’s 2020 in review – March

Of all of 2020, it’s possible March was the month with the most chaos and uncertainty (January’s fire and hailstorm runs a close second).

ChooseCBR voucher scheme extended amid modest uptake

The ChooseCBR discount voucher scheme trial has been extended three days on the back of modest uptake, meaning it will continue through to Christmas Eve.

NSW South Coast tourism-led economic recovery leads to worker shortage

The NSW South Coast’s tourism sector has seen abnormally high demand over winter and spring as COVID-19 restrictions have continued to ease.

ChooseCBR voucher program now live with over 250 businesses registered

The ACT Government’s 12-day ChooseCBR discount voucher scheme trial launched this morning with over 250 local businesses signed up.

Local travel agents fighting to stay afloat

Hit incredibly hard by the COVID recession, travel agents across Canberra have gone from looking at a good year to operating at a loss.

Over 150 businesses register for ChooseCBR discount voucher program

Just under a week out from launch, over 150 Canberra small businesses have registered for the ChooseCBR discount voucher program.

Choose CBR discount vouchers to encourage local spending

Five daily discount vouchers will be available to Canberrans in a bid to encourage local spending in the lead-up to Christmas. In a trial, the ACT Government’s ‘ChooseCBR’ initiative will offer anyone over...

Digital deli The Merchant’s Feast launches in Canberra

A new digital deli service has launched in Canberra, promising to deliver gourmet Mediterranean produce right to your door. The Merchant’s Feast is a Canberra-based online deli, where you can select your products...

Lawson’s best kept coffee secret

Most people dream of a short commute to work, but Lawson man Sovithyea ‘SV’ Sar has the shortest commute of all – from his house to the café he runs from his...

Canberra’s best potato scallop and schnitty revealed

Whether you call it a potato scallop or a potato cake, everyone can agree that there’s nothing quite like the takeaway shop staple – fresh from the fryer with salt and eaten...