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Why are French markets great?

  Wherever you go in France there are great markets. There is a real danger of this becoming an urban myth – actually the markets are no better than the ones anywhere else but they seem better because of the … Continue reading

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The Value of local food

Sometimes it is worth paying a little extra for things. If price was the only consideration we would all drive the same type of car and wear clothes from the same shops. There is no real difference between electricity or … Continue reading

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Totally…Locally…Successfully? Lessons from Leek

Ashbourne’s High Street succeeds against the odds. With high parking charges, poor signage, and no coordination it’s a tough life for a retailer in our town. But we do have some excellent independent retailers who have learnt to look after … Continue reading

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