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Spotlight On…Indieworx Collective

Indieworx Collective Harrogate

We step away from the retail sector in our latest spotlight feature on independents to visit Indieworx Collective, the co-working space for Harrogate’s business community and chat with founder Jem Henderson. Time and again people’s personal experiences in life feed … Continue reading

A New Coffee Shop in Harrogate

Baltzersen's New Coffee Shop Harrogate

We’re happy to announce that at some point in November there’s going to be  a new coffee shop in Harrogate.  As we’re sure many of you will have guessed it’s going to be located next to our existing site on … Continue reading

We’re Hosting The Imagined Things November Book Club

Georgia, Imagined Things Bookshop, Harrogate

It’s been almost 12 months since we published our ‘Spotlight’ feature on indie bookshop Imagined Things, and for owner Georgia Duffy it’s been a whirlwind year. From winning the Pan Macmillan Independent Bookshop Innovation Award and celebrating the shop’s first … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Thug Sandwich Co.

Thug Sandwich Co Harrogate

Ever peckish, in the latest of our features spotlighting the fantastic independents in our town, we make for the Thug Sandwich Company on Albert Street where Dan and Soph serve their sandwiches with a large helping of passion. Chat to … Continue reading

We’re relaunching Baltzersen’s Rewards on our 6th Birthday

Baltzersen's Rewards Scheme

Introduction This is a blog about changes we’re going to be making to the Baltzersen’s Reward programme.  It’s a little long because we wanted to make the necessary information available to you. In summary we’ll be pausing our reward programme … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Isles of Wonder

Stewart Aldred, Isles of Wonder

In the latest of our features on independent retailers, we head towards Isles of Wonder in Montpellier Mews where owner Stewart Aldred is passionate about creating a home for British craftsmanship and design. Work can be a drudgery but it … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Gather & Stow

In the latest of our spotlight on features, we return to the vibrant King’s Road to meet Ange Maughan from Gather & Stow and talk about cool interiors and quality coffee. Go to Gather & Stow and three things happen. … Continue reading

Why Reviews are Important

In recent surveys 73% of people said that online reviews influenced their perception of businesses and 40% said they had used online customer reviews to research a cafe or restaurant – the joint highest response along with hotels. Asking people … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Cold Bath Brewing

Cold Bath Brewing Company

In the latest of our features on Harrogate independent retailers, we tap into the vibrant bar scene and talk lager, labels and location with Mick Wren, one of the trio owners of the new name in town, Cold Bath Brewing … Continue reading

Can You Help a Baltzersen’s Guest With Their Master’s?

One thing we’re really proud of at Baltzersen’s is the community we’ve built around the cafe. Over the past five years we’ve got to know some of guests well and we love catching up with our regulars, whether you’re popping … Continue reading