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Our newest supplier – Co-op

Victoria McManus 07/20/18
You may be surprised to see Co-op products appearing on the shelves alongside our existing lines. This is because Co-op has bought NISA, where we get most of our stock for the shop. What does th …
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Ice cream for hot dogs!

Victoria McManus 05/23/18
No, we're not barking! We are now selling Ice cream for dogs, specially made by Marshfield Farm near Bath. It's going down a treat with most dogs we know – and it's a great way to cool them down in th …
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Are you feeling Lucky?

Victoria McManus 03/23/18
Thousand of instant prizes will be won over the next few weeks in-store with our new Lucky Dip Tickets! We've teamed up with our suppliers to bring our customers a bit of fun and the chance to …
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£25 OFF your next online shop!

Victoria McManus 01/30/18
We're giving you a whopping £25 off your shopping when you spend £100 online! Just enter "SHOPLOCAL" at the checkout. And you can enjoy this discount EVERY time you shop online until 4th March!&n …
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Would you like to feature in our 2018 Calendar?

Victoria McManus 08/04/17
We're looking for lovely landscape shape pictures of rural life, landscape, architecture, 
the seasons, wildlife, farming, countryside traditions 
or crafts, festivals and fairs. You can …
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Try a Dorset Detox!

Victoria McManus 01/10/17
If you're feeling a bit sluggish after the excesses of Christmas, why not start your day with one of Primrose's Kitchen's delicious naturopathic smoothies? And for a healthy breakfast, try low fat str …
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Christmas Tastings

Victoria McManus 11/30/16
We've got almost a whole month of tastings coming up in our drinks department, giving you the chance to try lots of new products to stock up with for Christmas. The vast majority of them are local. We …
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We're the Best Retail Experience in Dorset!

Victoria McManus 11/25/16
And that's official!  Last night's Dorset Business Awards took place at a glittering gala dinner at Bournemouth BIC, where we were finalists in two categories, Investing in Dorset Award sponsored …
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Save up to £30 off your Christmas shopping bill!

Victoria McManus 11/14/16
Starting today, every time you spend £10 in store or online, you will receive a sticker in the shape of one item you'd find on your Christmas Dinner plate. Fill up the plates on our Christmas Dinner S …
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Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards

Victoria McManus 09/12/16
We're delighted to announce that we are finalists in the Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards! Thanks to all who nominated us, we're up for 'Best Independent Food Shop of the Year'. Some o …
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Countdown to the Oak Fair!

Victoria McManus 08/22/16
The Stock Gaylard Oak Fair takes place this coming weekend 27 & 28th August and we're going to be there with Camilla, our milkable cow, and her new calf, Arthur – and we will also be raffling a hu …
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Win Tickets to the Oak Fair!

Victoria McManus 08/03/16
The Stock Gaylard Oak Fair takes place on the 27 & 28th August (the bank holiday weekend) and we have some Family Tickets to give away! We are very proud to be main sponsor of the fair, whi …
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We want your photos!

Victoria McManus 07/29/16
Would you like to feature in our 2107 Calendar? We're looking for lovely landscape shape pictures on the theme of "Our Local World", which can be anything from the rural landscape, architecture, 
the …
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Calling all local cider makers!

Victoria McManus 07/01/16
We are delighted to again be sponsoring the Best Cider Producer category in the Blackmore Vale Media Taste of Dorset Awards 2016.   It’s now open for entries online at …
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Pick up our new Lovely & Local recipe cards!

Victoria McManus 05/16/16
We're very proud of our newly printed recipe cards, created in collaboration with top local chefs and local food and drink producers. 
The wipe-clean cards, which are free for customers to c …
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Spring is here at last!

Victoria McManus 03/28/16
... and it's time to get out into the garden again. We've got a huge range of Unwins seeds – both flowers and veg – to get you started. And we also sell compost! Happy Gardening!
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Victoria McManus 02/19/16
We're offering all our customers a whopping £25 off your shopping when you spend £100 online! Just enter "SHOPLOCAL" at the checkout. And you can enjoy this discount EVERY time you shop online until 2 …