Corinne Wallington, Author at The Buzz Hub Co.

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We specialise in limited company accounting, tax and advice for contractors and freelancers. Based in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire and servicing the UK.

Neame & Co

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Business Services

Bird and Pals, adventures and antics are hand-drawn, fun, colourful, cool, cute, for all ages, illustrations from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire: “I want my drawings to make people smile…and I think a little nonsense is the best thing, for that”.

Bird and Pals

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Artists, Arts & Crafts, Children & Teens, Eco-friendly & Sustainable, Fashion & Clothing, Graphic Design, Homewares & Gifts, Shopping & Retail, Stationery

MUVADO provides independent financial planning and specialises in helping new parents and young families. Based in Tring and with easy access to London, we help individuals and families have a pathway to financial security and freedom.

MUVADO

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Financial Services

2023 the year to shop local

This year we’re asking you to commit to making 2023 the year to shop local! Download our social media images to share your support.

Make 2023 the Year to Shop Local!

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A monthly subscription, or pay as you go online wine tastings. 6 new wines sample delivered through your letterbox every month with a tasting that can either be enjoyed LIVE or on demand.

The Online Wine Tasting Club

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Food and Drink, Shopping & Retail

Did you follow along with our Local Biz Advent of 2022? We showcased 24 amazing local businesses from Herts, Beds and Bucks; all opening their doors for us!

Local Biz Advent 2022

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10 clues to find a special Christmas treat! Get this free download to create a fun Christmas treasure hunt for the kids!

Christmas Treasure Hunt

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Are you looking for some extra ‘bits’ for your loved ones this Christmas? It’s not just kids who love a stocking filler!

Stocking Fillers

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whole styled table

Susanna from Boom Event Planners shares with us her advice for styling your Christmas table, from the floral centrepiece to candles, napkins & accessories.

Styling a Christmas Table

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No2 Pound Street are specialists and affineurs in Great British Cheese, and lovers of all things wine & cheese. Pop in for a sample, stay for a glass and go home with a bottle! Pop to see us in Wendover, or visit us online.

No2 Pound Street

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Food and Drink, Shopping & Retail

Wondering what to buy for your loved ones this Christmas? Look no further, our local, independent businesses have totally got you sorted! In this Christmas Gift Guide I’ve rounded up a few of our members’ offerings.

Christmas Gift Guide 2022

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roast turkey on Christmas table

For many of us the best thing about Christmas is enjoying the delicious festive fare with family and friends. In this guest blog, Cathy Court gives us some tips on how to do this whilst sticking to a healthy diet.

Enjoy Christmas Food without Piling on the Pounds

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Health & Wellbeing

Louise with teenager Jack

Celebrating Christmas when you have young children is hard work but so very rewarding. All those magical moments with your little ones… So what happens when your children get older and hit the teenage years? In this guest blog Louise & Anna from Equipp share their tips for making Christmas as magical as ever during the teenage years.

How to have a happy, stress-free Christmas with teenagers

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Does the thought of your annual tax return fill you with dread? In this guest blog, Rachel from Blue Leaf Accounting shares her top five tips for a stress-free self assessment!

Five Tips for a Stress-Free Tax Return

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Berko Lashes & Friends is a collection of small independent business that were looking for a home on the Berkhamsted High Street. Set up by Becky of Berko Lashes, who has been a lash technician doing eyelash extensions and other treatments for over 10 years.

Berko Lashes & Friends

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Hair & Beauty, Health, Wellbeing & Fitness

Enter into a relaxing & zenful beauty experience. With over 12 years experience Zen With Zo will leave you feeling the best version of you! Offering a variety of beauty treatments, bridal & special occasion makeup

Zen With Zo

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Hair & Beauty, Health, Wellbeing & Fitness

Established family boutique featuring permanent ‘Pop Up Shop’ collaborating with creatives situated on Tring High Street. Jewellery | Gifts | Fashion | Homeware FIND OUT MORE > Address: 71 High St, Tring, HP23 4AB Tel: 01442 823073

Maggie J & Co.

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Fashion & Clothing, Homewares & Gifts, Jewellery & Accessories, Shopping & Retail

We are a narrowboat hire company based in Stoke Hammond, Bucks with one brand new luxury canal boat called Kings Landing. Whether you’ve been canal boating before, or are a complete novice, a holiday on the Grand Union Canal is a unique experience for all. 

The Epic Boating Company

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Camping & Glamping, Holiday Lets & Rentals, Hotels & B&Bs, Transport & Vehicle Hire, Travel

In this guest blog, Rebecca from Weave Interiors talks about how to incorporate the ‘fifth wall’ into your colour scheme design and shares lots of advice on how you can do it yourself.

Statement Ceilings

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We provide Vintage China Hire for Weddings, Celebrations & Events, bringing charm & elegance to your special occasion. Based in Tring, serving Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire & Hertfordshire we offer a delivery & collection service & washing up is complimentary.

Little Vintage Teacup

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Eco-friendly & Sustainable, Events & Event suppliers, Vintage, Wedding suppliers

Meet our member Lee from Tring Design. Find out about what services he offers and why he enjoys working with small businesses. He also answers our Local Biz Quick Fire!

Meet the Member: Tring Design

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Meet The Member

As always we’re championing small, local, independent business this Black Friday and have two things we want you to do this year. Read on to find out more (including whether Black Friday is good for independent business and some alternatives to it).

How can you support Local Business this Black Friday?

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Halloween parties, pumpkin picking and decorations; our members have got your covered this Halloween. Read on for all the details.

What’s On: Halloween

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Chilterns Recipe Book

With more than 50 recipes, the Chilterns Recipe Book showcases the best independent food and drink from across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Oxfordshire and the people who lovingly make it.

Chilterns Recipe Book

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Food & Drink Producers, Food and Drink, News, Media & Blogs, Shopping & Retail

Tanya from Aldcroft Photography recently joined me live on Instagram to tell us about her business and share her tips for choosing a photographer & how to get your kids to smile.

Meet the Member – Aldcroft Photography

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Meet The Member

Handmade with the utmost care all Vari Cosmetics products are created to love you and your skin. Our focus is on the little touches and creating natural Bath bombs, Soaps, Bubble Scoops, Shower Steamers & Bath Melts.

Vari Cosmetics Ltd

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Hair & Beauty, Health, Wellbeing & Fitness, Homewares & Gifts, Shopping & Retail, The Makers Market

Autumn has arrived and it’s time to get the woolly jumpers out, watch the colours of nature change and embrace all it has to offer! Read one for a pick of just some of the exciting things our members have to offer this Autumn.

The Autumn Edit

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I met up with local businessman Jeremy Chapman for a coffee recently to chat to him about radio, podcasting and his current top 11 status in the global radio competition, RadioStar ‘22.

Meet Jeremy… RadioStar Finalist!

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The Kindred is a non “networky” network for female founders & freelancers. We host Co-Working meet ups across Hertfordshire & have an active online community where we run workshops, events & quarterly accountability groups.

The Kindred

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Business Coaching & Mentoring, Business Services, Coworking, Workspaces & Storage, Creative Classes & Workshops

courgettes

If you (or anyone you know) grows courgettes I’m guessing you have a LOT available right now. Here’s five of my favourite recipes (include 2 sweet ones because you really can make cake with courgettes!).

Five Ways with Courgettes

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Comprehensive 2D and 3D pregnancy, gynaecology and fertility ultrasound scans and early pregnancy consultation for mums in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. We offer the empowering and supportive Bump and Birth Journey Antenatal Course.

The Aster Baby Scan Clinic

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Health, Wellbeing & Fitness, Medical & Healthcare

With the current hot weather what better recipe than an iced coffee cocktail, from our member the Cocktailmaker. Read on for the full recipe & enjoy!

Nuts About Coffee Recipe

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Beauty by Charlie is situated within the well established Trio Hairdressers on Berkhamsted High Street. A friendly and professional setting offering waxing, gel manicures & pedicures, spray tanning, million dollar facials and lash lifts.

Beauty by Charlie

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Hair & Beauty, Health, Wellbeing & Fitness

Tanya is a family, wedding and branding photographer based in Aston Clinton, covering Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. She is passionate about capturing what is unique and joyful about her clients with her relaxed lifestyle photography.

Aldcroft Photography

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Business Services, Events & Event suppliers, Photography & Videography, Wedding suppliers

I am an Independent Team Leader for Thermomix®, based in Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire, covering all of the UK. I run demonstrations and cookery classes showcasing the Thermomix® TM6 and Cookidoo, the online recipe & shopping platform built into every Thermomix®!

Clare Ball Independent Thermomix® Team Leader @BerkoThermo

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Food & Drink Producers, Food and Drink, Health, Wellbeing & Fitness

What comes to mind when you think of Summer? Is it sand, sea and sunshine? In this guest blog, our member Resolve To Play, is fully embracing the season and using it as a way to stimulate your child’s play! Read on for some fun play ideas.

Summer Play

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Decluttering & Home Organising Service based in Hemel Hempstead, covering Hertfordshire & Buckinghamshire. Helping people deal with the overwhelm of too much stuff so that they can love their home again.

The Flamingo Organising Co.

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Cleaning & Decluttering, Home Improvement, Interiors & Home Styling

Founded by Lee Kennedy-Washington, a designer and marketer with over ten years experience, Tring Design offers affordable website design, branding and marketing to local businesses.

Tring Design

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Business Services, Graphic Design, Marketing & Advertising, Web design

It’s time to get the hamper packed and enjoy a picnic with friends & family – where better than in Herts, Beds & Bucks! Here’s a pick of 5 of our favourite local picnic spots.

Local Picnic Spots

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We are a chocolate shop based in Potten End, near Berkhamsted. As Award winning chocolatiers we are passionate about unique flavours, using only the finest ingredients to handcraft our chocolates and brownies.

Yvette’s Chocolates

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Food & Drink Producers, Food and Drink, The Makers Market

Up until about a year ago if you invited me to a networking event I would have tried to find an excuse not to go. But I’ve reframed what ‘networking’ is and now am loving it!

Why I’ve learned to love networking

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