Tag Archives: shop local

Gazette column: Local retailers should smarten up their shops

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about local retailers and how, given the budget deficit and tough times, they should smarten up their shops to drum up more business.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Let me know.

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, well, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**

Gazette column: We all have a responsibility for where we live

It’s “Thursday Thoughts” where I post my weekly Gazette newspaper column to my blog so you can have a read…

This week my column for the Gloucestershire Gazette is about  how shopping local is vital and how we all have a responsibility to the places we live.

To read it, simply click to my Column page.

What do you think? Do we all have a part to play in keeping local shops alive? Or should the council and government do more to help? Let me know.

**OUT THIS SATURDAY: My latest column for  Gloucestershire Citizen and Echo newspaper.  Catch the Weekend Magazine on their website link here**

**Look out for  Wednesday Wafflings next, um, Wednesday, where I post the latest entry in My Diary of a Hopeful Author**