After we spoke to Beth, it became apparent that her ideas have a lot in common with the ambassador programme; she not only wants to ‘talk-up’ Redcar and Cleveland, but also wants to encourage other local business owners to do the same.
“When I heard about the ambassador scheme, I immediately wanted to get involved, it’s the perfect way to help, I am thoroughly enjoying it and excited for the future.” she explained.
“I hope to highlight local businesses and involve them in the features that I run on my Instagram page (@BethHodgsonRCA) to create an exciting buzz. Along with this, I am also wanting to build awareness of the importance to talk in these tough times, which is why I set up my weekly ‘Local Women in Business Live’ chats on Instagram on Thursdays at 7pm – giving women in the area a chance to talk openly on how lockdown has affected them, their family life and business.”
“I decided I wanted to put my time and skills towards a project where I could help give something back. Lockdown has made me fall back in love with Redcar and Cleveland, I feel immensely proud to live in the area and want to spread the word on the amazing place and fantastic businesses we have on our doorstep.”
Take a look at the tiles below which cover the weekly promotions that Beth is doing – you can find an archive on the businesses featured:
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