Our everyday decisions have a powerful impact on our local economy, community and environment so we’d like to encourage everyone to #thinklocalfirst. Just to be clear, we are not trying to create a hate campaign against large chains BUT we really believe that the majority of our everyday (and more specialist) shopping needs can be met through making the most of the fantastic array of local independent businesses & services that are all around us… it’s just knowing who they are, where they are and what they do…. And that’s what we are here to do! So next time you need to buy something here's a few reasons of why you should #thinklocalfirst . . . .