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How do you keep an independent high street pet store open and busy for 50 years, in the face of stiff competition?

We spoke to Philip Preston, manager of family-run Ideal Pet Store in Clitheroe, Lancashire to find out.

Posted 02/05/2019

How do you open a brand new hair salon, and establish it as a local favourite, with four full time hairdressers, in less than a year?

We caught up with Rebecca Knott, owner of Rebecca & Co in Barrowford, Lancashire, to hear the secrets behind her success

Posted 02/05/2019

What does it take to make a success of an authentic, Neapolitan coffee shop in the heart of Lancashire?

Claire, co-owner of Delliponti Caffe Italiano in Barrowford, Lancashire gave us the low-down over a delicious Italian espresso.

Posted 11/04/2019

Brexit - Driving Abroad

Driving Abroad and Motor Insurance Cover Documentation in the Event of a “No Deal” Brexit

Posted 19/03/2019

Get Your Ducts in a Row

It’s an unfortunate fact that more than half of the fires attended by fire fighters in the UK are related to cooking equipment in restaurants, canteens, hotel kitchens and fast food outlets.

Posted 18/03/2019

How does a hard-working family business put convenience at the heart of the community?

We caught up with Sathiyasuman and Naveena, owners of Premier Barrowford Convenience Store to get the low down on running a successful business together.

Posted 19/02/2019

How is it possible grow a brand new independent beauty salon by 150% in three years?

We caught up with Sam Marshall, owner of The Beauty Guru in Salford’s MediaCityUK, to get the low down.

Posted 12/02/2019

What does it take to build a leading high street barber shop, with sixteen employees, in just two years?

We visited Boris & Co in Leeds, where owner Michael Tominay let us in on some of the secrets behind his success.

Posted 05/02/2019
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