The Joys of a Family Butcher

BY ROGER WATSON Although a good family butcher is hard to find these days, there is simply nothing to compare with visiting a butcher’s shop, preferably a very old fashioned one with a bell that goes ‘ping’ when you open the door, with a display of uncut meat and where your two pounds of stewing beef is boned and diced in front of you. The … Continue reading The Joys of a Family Butcher

Rural Crime & the Police

BY RUPERT MATTHEWS This year has been tough for small businesses. None more so than those in rural areas which struggle on with all the problems that already go with keeping a business going in areas without the sorts of benefits that businesses in towns take for granted – fast broadband, high footfall and neighbouring businesses less than a mile away. This year Small Business … Continue reading Rural Crime & the Police