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Shop local in Merryoak

Daily Echo: SHOW OF SUPPORT: Traders in Merry Oak are backing the Daily Echo’s Buy Local, Shop Local campaign.       Echo pictures by Chris Moorhouse. Order no: 9252764

12:07pm Friday 2nd October 2009

A CLUSTER of independent shops nestled in the heart of Southampton have backed the Daily Echo’s campaign to encourage shoppers to stay local.

Buy local with help of shopinhampshire.co.uk

Daily Echo: LAUNCH: Front row from left, Cllr Jonathan Glen, Shelly Gorham, Frances Stokes and Stewart Dunn.   Echo pictures by Malcolm Nethersole. Order no: 8952317

8:00am Wednesday 29th July 2009

IT is the latest weapon in the fight to save our town centres and get independent traders back on their feet.

Shops deserve a Square deal

Daily Echo: Retailers Kim Smith (Georgie Porgie’s), Margaret Shepherd (Creative Crafts), Gael Pes (La Place Bistro) and Victoria Suffield (The Hambledon). Echo picture by Joanna Mann. Order no: 8601019

7:00am Friday 29th May 2009

A GROUP of shops at the heart of Hampshire’s most historic city are the latest to throw their weight behind the Daily Echo’s Shop Local campaign.

MP offers hope of trade revival

Daily Echo: BACKING: Woolston traders supporting the Shop Local campaign, Chris Maunder and Carey Turner at Woolston Fruit and Veg. Echo picture by Malcolm Nethersole. Order no:  8291045

9:19am Saturday 16th May 2009

A CITY MP will meet traders and residents today to revive the fortunes of a Southampton community.

Small traders unite against supermarket plans

Daily Echo: Sainsbury's move to Chard welcomed across the board

4:48pm Wednesday 6th May 2009

INDEPENDENT traders have joined forces to form an action group after a supermarket revealed plans to open a new store in a Hampshire town.

Romsey's Viney Avemue shop is at your convenience!

Daily Echo: SHOP SUPPORT: Siddharth Patel with his wife Neha Patel and their son Bhavya of T & M Stores Viney Avenue Romsey

3:50pm Wednesday 29th April 2009

HIS shop serves hundreds of homes in one of the most residential areas of Romsey.

The Daily Echo's Buy and Shop Local drive is praised in parliament

Daily Echo: BACKING: Local traders gather in Bitterne Precinct, Southampton, show their support for the Echo “Buy Local, Shop Local” campaign. Echo picture by Mat

11:37am Thursday 23rd April 2009

THE Daily Echo’s Buy Local, Shop Local campaign has been praised in Parliament.

Shop Local focus on Hedge End

Daily Echo: SUPPORT US: Traders in Hedge End are backing the Daily Echo’s Buy & Shop Local campaign. Echo pictures by Joanna Mann. Order no: 8420190

11:30am Thursday 23rd April 2009

WE are the competition that is keeping prices down for everyone.

Buy local, shop local in East Street

Daily Echo: SHOW OF SUPPORT: Independent traders in East Street, Southampton, give their backing to the Daily Echo’s Buy Local, Shop Local campaign. Echo picture

11:10am Tuesday 7th April 2009

Buy here once – and you’ll be back for more

Unique gifts are key to success in Titchfield

Daily Echo: Pictured from left are Kirsten Young, Helen Jarvis, Sally Ann-Hussey, Mark Hussey and Kelly Marsden. Echo pictures by Joanna Mann. Order no: 8335086

9:42am Monday 6th April 2009

WE are unique and competitive.

Diamond service at Hallmark Jewellers in Titchfield

Daily Echo: Pictured from left are Kirsten Young, Helen Jarvis, Sally Ann-Hussey, Mark Hussey and Kelly Marsden. Echo pictures by Joanna Mann. Order no: 8335086

9:37am Monday 6th April 2009

HUSBAND and wife team Mark and Sally-Ann Hussey opened Hallmark Jewellers 14 years ago in the village.

Personal service at Bettons of Titchfield

Daily Echo: Chris Betton

9:34am Monday 6th April 2009

BETTONS of Titchfield has been selling carpets in the village for more than 50 years. Chris Betton now runs the business and believes customers may be surprised when they buy local.

Shop with us

Daily Echo: FULL SUPPORT: Bitterne traders. Echo picture by Matt Watson. Order no: 8298284

5:34pm Thursday 2nd April 2009

TRADERS and independent shopkeepers in a Southampton community have become the latest to give their backing to the Daily Echo’s bid to get people shopping near where they live.

Use us or lose us – shopkeepers issue warning to shoppers

Daily Echo: Les Smith, Nicola Burgess and Donna Smith of LJ Smith Butcher Ltd

4:15pm Monday 30th March 2009

SUPPORT us and we will survive.

Keeping a steak in their village

Daily Echo: JOINING CAMPAIGN: Butcher Mike Barrett with fellow traders in West Wellow. Echo picture by Paul Collins. Order no: 8302600

9:40am Sunday 29th March 2009

MIKE Barrett is determined his village will make the cut as the recession begins to bite.

Local retail is a piece of cake for shoppers

Daily Echo: PIECE OF CAKE: Campaign supporters, left to right: Penny Richardson, Sue Mongey and Frances Carroll all of Bonne Bouche.  Order no: 8292358

11:08am Friday 27th March 2009

IT is a mecca for the yachting world.

Butcher signs up to campaign

Daily Echo: CHOP TO IT: Baynhams Butchers relief manager Gary Smith backs buying locally. Photo: Matt Watson Order no: 8290933

11:03am Friday 27th March 2009

WINCHESTER’S last city centre butcher has also joined the Daily Echo’s Buy Local campaign.

Is Mabel the oldest shopper in town?

Daily Echo: CAMPAIGN SUPPORT: Mabel Evans with Hythe shoppers and traders. Echo picture by Malcolm Nethersole. Order no: 8283806

7:00am Wednesday 25th March 2009

IN her day the bustling village shop had a place at the heart of the community.

Store owner predicts bright future despite hardships

Daily Echo: BACKING CAMPAIGN: Shop owner Paul Pace with some of his customers.  Echo picture by Malcolm Nethersole.   Order no: 8268393

11:01am Monday 23rd March 2009

ECONOMIC downturn, credit crunch, recession - none of these were enough to put off one brave entrepreneur who believes his small shop has a firm place in future of his community.

Greengrocer joins our campaign

Daily Echo: BUY LOCAL: Mark Stewart and Judy Twamley outside Long’s Fresh For Less in Eastleigh.

7:50am Saturday 21st March 2009

SERVICE tailored to customers’ individual needs is the dangling carrot that will persuade them to support independent businesses through the recession, according to one Hampshire greengrocer.

Traders say back us and we’ll be here for you

Daily Echo: Traders say back us and we’ll be here for you

11:13am Thursday 19th March 2009

OUR bid to get Hampshire residents to support their local shops and producers has reached Winchester.

Village’s only store is lifeline for residents

Daily Echo: Mike and Debbie Mills with their customers

2:45pm Monday 16th March 2009

FOR one couple it’s only too obvious what would happen if they were to shut up shop.

Village’s only store is lifeline for residents

Daily Echo: Mike and Debbie Mills and their daughter Dorothy are joined by customers and villagers to back the Daily Echo Buy Local, Shop Local campaign.

2:41pm Monday 16th March 2009

FOR one couple it’s only too obvious what would happen if they were to shut up shop.

Traders get behind Daily Echo campaign

Daily Echo: Traders get behind Daily Echo campaign

12:32pm Saturday 14th March 2009

OUR BID to get Hampshire residents to support their local shops and producers is fast gathering pace.

Support us say Rumbridge Street traders

Daily Echo: Support us say Rumbridge Street traders

12:27pm Saturday 14th March 2009

Traders in Rumbridge Street in Totton are hoping the soon-to-be-completed road improvements will encourage shoppers. Pictured from left are Ken Ball and Jeanette Savage of Goldsmiths Newsagents, Adrian Home from the post office and Alan Paxton of Woodlands Print and Stationery.

Vital to smaller firms says Sam Smedley, assistant manager at independent butchers Dennis Cowx

Daily Echo: Vital to smaller firms says Sam Smedley, assistant manager at independent butchers Dennis Cowx

12:24pm Saturday 14th March 2009

Sam Smedley, assistant manager at independent butchers Dennis Cowx, in Eastleigh, says the initiative is vital to smaller firms.

Giving the customer what they want at Roundabout Toys, in Romsey

Daily Echo: Pat Quirke

12:21pm Saturday 14th March 2009

Pat Quirke, manager of independent toy store Roundabout Toys, in Romsey.

Fair Oak News

Daily Echo: Liz Collins

12:18pm Saturday 14th March 2009

Liz Collins owns Fair Oak News with her husband Dave.

Personal service counts for Charles Bayham

Daily Echo: Personal service counts for Charles Bayham

12:15pm Saturday 14th March 2009

CHARLES Baynham owns five butcher’s shops around Hampshire, in Chandler’s Ford, Winchester, Totton, Park Gate and Bransgore.

Support from iIndependent fishmonger’s Fishy Co

Daily Echo: Francisco Castello

12:08pm Saturday 14th March 2009

Francisco Castello, manager of family-run independent fishmonger’s Fishy Co, which has branches in Chandler’s Ford and Southampton, said local support was crucial for survival. “If people don’t support businesses like us, we won’t be here, and there won’t be anywhere people can get fresh produce or which specialises in a product like we do.

Friendly service from Wellstead and Daly

Daily Echo: Shaun Key

12:05pm Saturday 14th March 2009

Independent grocers Wellstead and Daly has been serving the Bishopstoke community for the past 50 years. Shaun Key has owned the business for seven years. “You get a friendly service here because we get to know our customers – we’re part of the community.”

Join our campaign to buy local and shop local

Daily Echo: Butcher Bill Reeve

9:14am Thursday 12th March 2009

THE Daily Echo today launches a campaign urging Hampshire shoppers to throw their support behind their local high street traders.

This will help the small trader

Daily Echo: Butcher Bill Reeve Manager of John Wildman and Sons butcher’s in Shirley

2:36pm Thursday 12th March 2009

Bill Reeve the butcher believes a meaty campaign is the way to save the day for the independent traders in Hampshire.

Blooming marvellous!

Daily Echo: Shirley Florist Lisa McLaren

2:32pm Thursday 12th March 2009

INDEPENDENT florist Lisa McLaren was blooming chuffed with our Shop Local campaign.



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