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Food

11 Best Farm Shops in Derbyshire

Farm shops in Derbyshire One reaches a certain age in life when a farm shop becomes wildly exciting. Quality, artisan food? Check. Ethically produced? Check. Sustainable and carbon footprint friendly? Check. Good for the local economy? Check. In an increasingly homogenised world, farm shops are a gateway into a more grounded, authentic way of shopping […]

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Local businesses

20+ Valentine’s Gift Ideas from Derbyshire Small Businesses

Whether you are spoiling your partner, cheering up a friend or just treating yourself, here’s my guide to the best possible Derbyshire Valentine’s. No faceless chains; just lovely, local, indie small businesses. Here’s my selection of the very best Derbyshire gifts this Valentine’s, fully updated for 2022. Valentine’s Gifts from Derbyshire Small Businesses Peak District […]

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Lifestyle

6 Ways to Survive Lockdown

Here we go again. Lockdown #3. Sadly, you’re probably getting quite adept at dealing with the lack of liberty, but here are lots of little ideas to get through the next couple of months. Many of these ways to survive lockdown are from the collective hive mind of my lovely Instagram followers who kindly volunteered […]

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Food

6 Best Places for a Chesterfield Brunch

The best restaurants for a delicious Chesterfield brunch Whether it’s breakfast or brunch, there’s been a huge surge in people eating the first meal of the day outside the home over recent years (lockdown aside!). I always think it feels like a huge treat to go out for breakfast or brunch. It’s also a much […]