Stuart Harrison: Habitat for Humanity opens clothing store in Peterborough in shopping center


Habitat ReStore recently opened a new clothing-only thrift store in Lansdowne Place Mall.

Located on the lower level next to Sport Chek, the store promises a lot of sustainable fashion with recognizable brands for a fraction of the price! Habitat ReStyle is open seven days a week.

Please note that donations will not be accepted at the Lansdowne Place location, but you can drop off clothing or any other donation at your local Habitat store in the North and South neighborhoods of Peterborough. Details are at


Friday was a big day for Janet and Brian Healey. It was the last day as owners of Baked4U, the western bakery they started six years ago. And Monday is a big day for Sandi Wiggins as she is the new owner.

Baked4U offers pies and pies, squares, cupcakes, cookies, bread, muffins, gluten free and much more. Stop at 1837 Lansdowne Street West or visit

Merging of rooms

The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce and the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce and Tourism recently confirmed that they will consolidate their operations at the end of this year.

Following a membership vote that showed 97 percent support for the move, an interim board of directors will work through the next year to ensure a successful transition. The chamber operates in Peterborough County and provides its members with information on advocacy, marketing and business.

And both chambers are putting the finishing touches on their annual Business Excellence Awards.

Chambers have called on the community to join our businesses this year and both have received record numbers of registrations. The Peterborough Chambers virtual event will take place on October 20. Details are available at

The Kawartha Chamber event will take place on October 28 with details on

Stuart Harrison is Managing Director of the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce. To submit your business news, email [email protected] or call 705-748-9771 ext. 202. Please note that Harrison does not test any of the products mentioned or endorse any of the companies mentioned in The Business Beat.

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