Category Archives: Stories & Opinions

GUEST BLOG – It’s Not The Internet – It’s You! by Dan Thompson

by Dan Thompson In the first of a series of Guest Blogs, our good friend, ...

PODCAST WITH EMMA CORFIELD-WALTERS OF BOOK-ISH IN CRICKHOWELL

Chris talks to Emma Corfield-Walters, owner of Book-ish, The UK’s Independent Bookshop of the Year ...

TOTALLY LOCALLY ON THE INDEPENDENT 2021 HAPPY LIST

  You can see the Happy List 2021 –  HERE>>.   Full text: Marketing expert ...

BETWEEN THE LINES – A PODCAST WITH TIM HAIDAR

Chris had a nice chat with Tim Haïdar from GS1 UK (barcode and logistics support ...

TOTALLY LOCALLY NAMED IN BIG ISSUE’S 100 2021 CHANGEMAKERS – COVID HEROES

We are thrilled that Totally Locally has been named as one of the UK’s Top ...

HANG ON IN THERE…..

We did a poster. Not for anything other than to say we’ll get through this ...

INSTAGRAM LIVE WITH TRIANGLE BAKEHOUSE

Chris talks to Aaron and Vic of artisan bakery Triangle Bakehouse in Ripponden, West Yorkshire ...

THE FUTURE OF HIGH STREETS & HOW WE CAN ALL PLAY A PART

Over the last few months I’ve read lot of predictions for the high street. There ...

RE-OPENING OF THE HIGH STREET POSTER SET FOR SHOPS & BUSINESSES

A set of posters to help your business when opening after the lockdown. Download below. ...

SHOP LIKE YOUR HIGH STREET DEPENDS ON IT – POSTER

2 POSTERS TO DOWNLOAD & PRINT The green one lets you add your shop name ...

TOTALLY LOCALLY ON BBC NATIONAL NEWS

Totally Locally, Chris Sands & Leek featured on BBC1 national News. It compares Doncaster Council ...

FIVER FEST FEBRUARY REACHES 100 TOWNS!

100 TOWNS ARE JOINING IN – POSSIBLY THE BIGGEST GRASS-ROOTS HIGH STREET INITIATIVE EVER RUN! ...

FIRST TOTALLY LOCALLY PODCAST!

I spent some time chatting with my friend Amy Harbour, who was one of the ...

THE BOOKSHOP MANIFESTO

We are chuffed to announce our Independent Bookshop Manifesto. ...

THE TOTALLY LOCALLY TIMES

The Totally Locally Time template is part of the Town Kit. It’s been used by ...

CRICKHOWELL ON BBC BREAKFAST

Emma from Totally Locally Crickhowell was interviewed this week on the BBC Breakfast Show about ...

LITTLE THINGS YOU CAN DO

LITTLE THINGS YOU CAN DO….  AS A BUSINESS  We’ve found that Independent Businesses, on average, ...

SMALL ACTIONS MAKE BIG NUMBERS FOR THE UK ECONOMY

….. and my maths mistake! Totally Locally is a campaign run in many towns across ...

A TOTALLY LOCALLY BUSINESS STORY

We often get asked ‘”hat is Totally Locally about, what do you do?” Coincidentally we ...