Connected Living in Northamptonshire & the Surrounding Area

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A lovely local showcase of all independent stores, makers and artists. If you would like to be involved or indeed put forward your local hero, please get in touch.

Music is a Public Service.

Music is a Public Service.

  A great quantity of music comes from pain. It wasn’t until my first rough break-up that I finally understood what the thousands of love songs we’re all about. It was amongst the tears, the anger, the guilt that I got it. It’s not until […]

Josh Astrop | Founder of Audio Works

Josh Astrop | Founder of Audio Works

Tell Us A bit More About Your Business and How It Started? I had tried several jobs, from working in a hostel in Australia to working as an account manager at a digital marketing agency and I had yet to find something that I wanted […]

Camphill MK Communities Winter Food & Craft Fair Saturday 10th November

Camphill MK Communities Winter Food & Craft Fair Saturday 10th November

  Shop Local, Eat Local and Meet Local   In support of a vibrant community providing a meaningful working life for adults with learning disabilities, Camphill Milton Keynes Communities Ltd will host their Winter Artisan Food & Craft Fair on Saturday 10th November.   Hosted […]

Sarah Ex Dancer, PT, Mum & Owner of Pose Fitness

Sarah Ex Dancer, PT, Mum & Owner of Pose Fitness

Tell Us A bit More About Your Business and How It Started? I had always wanted to be one of those people with an entrepreneurial personality. I had so many ideas but never managed to pursue anything to the next level. After working in the […]

Adam Fitch | Fixer Social Media Marketing

Adam Fitch | Fixer Social Media Marketing

Tell Us A bit More About Your Business and How It Started? I spent the last eight years travelling the world, producing video content for brands and businesses. I noticed that even multi-national giants still weren’t doing social media right. They would spend hundreds of […]

Award Winning Makeover Salon  – Quattro Lounge

Award Winning Makeover Salon – Quattro Lounge

Tell Us A bit More About Your Business and How It Started? Q.L Is a makeover salon, we thrive on raising the self esteem of others and giving everyone a boost. Our salon offers an array of Hair, Beauty, Wellbeing and Aesthetics. Our most senior […]

Josie Steedman | Yoga Local & The Work Shavansana

Josie Steedman | Yoga Local & The Work Shavansana

  Tell Us More About Your Business and How It Started? Sometimes things have to get really messed up, before they come good. That’s how my business started. Not to be overly dramatic. Stuff happens right? It’s not just me that life hurls curve balls […]

Rebecca Cockcroft | On Stage Northants

Rebecca Cockcroft | On Stage Northants

Tell Us A bit More About Your Business and How It Started?   On Stage Northants is a website dedicated to singing the praises of performing arts at all levels across the county. The idea came about when an amateur production I was acting in […]

The Artisan Hound | Canine Potraiture Redefined

The Artisan Hound | Canine Potraiture Redefined

Tell Us A bit More About Your Business and How It Started? As cliched as it sounds I’ve always been creative, so a career in the arts always felt like a no-brainer. But when I finished University I ended up working in an office – […]

Suzy Sanders | MD of Admin Angels

Suzy Sanders | MD of Admin Angels

Tell Us A Bit More About Your Business? Admin Angels have been proudly been creating more hours in the day since 2016. We’re Virtual Assistants and we use our years of corporate experience to support business owners, entrepreneurs and freelance professionals with expert admin, practical […]

Flo’s Kitchen |  A Fully Vegan-Friendly Bakery in Northampton

Flo’s Kitchen | A Fully Vegan-Friendly Bakery in Northampton

Tell Us A bit More About Your Business and How It Started? We are Ben and Jess and we own and run Flo’s Kitchen! Flo’s Kitchen is a fully vegan-friendly bakery in Northampton and it’s ‘Flo’s’ as Jess’ middle name is Florence and is affectionately […]

Dale Whitlock | Burnt Lemon Catering

Dale Whitlock | Burnt Lemon Catering

Dale hosts an array of experience with professional athletes, guiding and creating nutritional meal plans. He was Sous Chef of “MERCEDES AMG” Northampton catering for high level clientele including celebrities before going solo to chase a future in tailor made dining and events. Tell Us […]

James Peck | Burnt Lemon Catering

James Peck | Burnt Lemon Catering

We caught up with James Peck, one half of the power duo behind Burnt Lemon Catering. James has worked high end in the catering industry for the last ten years, heading up some award winning restaurants local to the Northants and also London. 2017 saw […]

Women of Camphill Project

Women of Camphill Project

Inspired by the many women of their community, Camphill Communities Milton Keynes launches ‘Women of Camphill’ – a Humans of Camphill Project in the run up to International Women’s Day on 8th March.   About Women of Camphill Inspired by incredible women across the globe […]

The Happy You Project

The Happy You Project

On 25th February 2018, local entrepreneurs, Laura Graham and Paige Taylor will launch the first of their wellbeing workshops under “The Happy You Project”, which will take place at engine. 34/36 Abington Avenue, Northampton, NN1 4NY. The workshops will run monthly with the first one […]

Showcase | The Crafty Lass

Showcase | The Crafty Lass

The Crafty Lass is a craft workshops and creative commissions company that aims to get people Making, Creating, and Inspiring themselves, and others. Workshops are held at The Crafty Lass HQ – ‘The Old Grain Store’ workshop studio in the beautiful village of Lower Boddington, […]

Showcase | The Bread & Butter Factory

Showcase | The Bread & Butter Factory

The Bread and Butter Factory started as a one woman catering company in a hired kitchen at the back of a pub six years ago. It was born from a love of food and the passion to champion local producers and products. Since the business […]

Green Kitchen Preserves | Home Grown Business

Green Kitchen Preserves | Home Grown Business

A Bit More About Green Kitchen Preserves My husband & I have had an Allotment for a few years now, we have learnt about nurturing the plot & growing most of our produce from seed. There is a great sense of achievement from growing your […]

So What the Heck is Grungedelia?

So What the Heck is Grungedelia?

Well, apparently it’s what Northampton band, Parliaments, describe themselves as. A mix of alternative rock, psychedelic and grunge. “Hmmm this all sounds a bit too cool for me….” I thought. Undeterred, I decide to check them out, live at the Roadmender. I went in expecting […]