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11 Nov 2019

GoFundMe is being used as a method for small businesses to raise funds that are cash-strapped and struggling
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Bristol deli Papadeli named Britain's Best Small Shop of 2019

6 Nov 2019

A Bristol-based deli with a reputation for incredible cakes and superb takeaway dishes, cooked on site, has been named as Britain's Best Small Shop of 2019.
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Art and Stationery shops shortlisted as Best Small Shops!

4 Nov 2019

This year two amazing art shops and a stunning stationery shop have been named in the running to be Britain's Best Small Shop 2019!
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The UK's best small gift shops!

4 Nov 2019

This year 3 fantastic gifts shops have been shortlisted that will provide you with everything you could possibly need for Christmas, birthdays and even a few treats for yourself!
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Two childrenswear shops in the running to be Britain's Best Small Shop 2019!

30 Oct 2019

This year two children's shops have been shortlisted in the top 25 shopsthat are in the running to be named Britain's Best Small Shop 2019!
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Eco-friendly shops shortlisted in Best Small Shops competition!

29 Oct 2019

The Recycled Candle Company and The Naked Pantry New Forest go above andbeyond to ensure their products are environmentally friendly while still maintaining excellent customer service!
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Last week to claim Theory one offer

28 Oct 2019

Alongside The Cycle Show last month Cytech are offering a third off the Theory one course until the end of October, allowing you to start your Cytech journey for less.
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Independent record shops in for a chance to be named Best Small Shop 2019

25 Oct 2019

Both Jumbo Records and Winyl bring life to the music industry through their passion for records and live events.
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Is the ‘death of the high street' being overstated?

23 Oct 2019

Is the ‘death of the high street' being overstated? Research shows that independent shops are booming across the UK.
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Whalley's specialist outdoor shop in the running to be Best Small Shop 2019

23 Oct 2019

A family-run outdoor shop in Whalley, Lancashire has been named on the shortlist of retailers in the running to be named Britain's Best Small Shop of 2019.
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Whalley's specialist outdoor shop in the running to be Best Small Shop 2019

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There is now less than 2 weeks to go until the Best Small Shop in the UK of 2019 is announced at the reception in the House of Commons!

Over the last couple of weeks we have been introducing you to the fantastic shops that have been shortlisted and telling you about the wonderful ways in which they continuously help their communities and why they stood out to the judges.

A family-run outdoor shop in Whalley, Lancashire has been named on the shortlist of retailers in the running to be named Britain's Best Small Shop of 2019.

Whalley Warm & Dry offers a multi-award-winning specialist boot fitting and customisation service in store. Trained fitters take ten measurements to identify the length, width & volume of the feet whilst the customer relaxes with a cup of tea. Using the latest technology, pressure distribution & foot arch are assessed. Staff then match the customers feet to the shop's extensive range of footwear, which includes 170 different fitting options & styles not found anywhere else in the UK. They personalise the fit of the footwear in store to match the contours of the feet, which is achieved through gentle steaming and stretching.

The shop also has a "Make a day of it" page on their website which helps the local visitor economy by promoting local places to eat, shop & discover. Whalley Warm & Dry regularly sponsor local events and have helped to raise money & donations for local causes including homelessness and mental health. 

 

For more information about Whalley Warm & Dry visit their pages in the Indie Retail Shop directory. Keep up to date with the Best Small Shops competition by following our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages.

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