Category Archives: Independent

Spotlight On…The Harrogate Vet

Harrogate Vet team

Stepping into the calm of The Harrogate Vet’s surgery from the busy Leeds Road, pet owners might wonder for an instant if they’d come to the right place. They will get a warm greeting from the receptionist and be offered … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Head in t’Clouds, Harrogate

Becky Head in t'Clouds

Becky Farmer’s wedding day last year turned out to be life-changing in more ways than one. As she has a degree in fashion design and loves using her clever hands to make gifts for friends and colleagues, it was no … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Onnuri Korean cuisine, Harrogate

Gina Onnuri Korean Food Harrogate

Living 5,000 miles away from the place where you grew up and where your family ran a restaurant means one thing you are going to miss for sure is the food. And when the place was Seoul and the food … Continue reading

Spotlight On…The Plant Room

In the latest blog post in our spotlight series we headed over to The Plant Room, a botanical design studio based in Leeds. Those who have been following along with this series will know that we normally use the feature … Continue reading

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

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

Spotlight On…Caine of Harrogate

Potted plants in Harrogate at Caine of Harrogate

Florist Caine of Harrogate has been creating bespoke floral arrangements for clients near and far for more than 19 years, we paid a visit to the John Street shop to learn the secret of its success. John Street has a … Continue reading

Spotlight On…Santar Deli

In the latest of our feature on independent retailers, we stroll over to King’s Road and the Santar deli to meet owner Sandra Fernandes who is bringing the tastes of her native Portugal to enthusiastic customers. Making the life-changing move … Continue reading

Spotlight on….Starling Independent Beer & Coffee House

Starling, Harrogate

Our spotlight on local independent businesses continues as we swoop into the award-winning Starling Independent Beer & Coffee House for a chat with director Simon Midgley. Starling Independent Beer & Coffee House has been flying high after winning two awards … Continue reading

Spotlight on…Harrogate Food Assembly

Emma, Harrogate Food Assembly

Our feature on independent retailers continues with a look at Harrogate Food Assembly, which brings together local producers and local shoppers in an online Farmers’ Market. We caught up with busy owner Emma Povey. Background The Harrogate Food Assembly (HFA) … Continue reading