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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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News & Reviews

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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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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

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

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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News & Reviews

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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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

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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BLOG, News & Reviews

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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BLOG, News & Reviews

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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BLOG, News & Reviews

We are kind, ethical and force-free dog & puppy training and dog behaviour specialists based in Tring – covering all of Beds, Herts and Bucks. Fully qualified through the IMDT (Institute of Modern Dog Trainers), we only use scientifically-proven dog training methods, which enables the dog to learn at their own pace and avoid stress.

Ravenpaws Training & Behaviour

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Pet Services & Supplies, Wedding suppliers

Family run (for over 130 years!) business based in Edlesborough supplying and fitting high quality carpets & flooring, electrical appliances, sound & vision equipment & bikes. Appliance, mower & servicing. We offer great old fashioned service.

Janes Ltd

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Audio & Visual, Gardens & Landscaping, Home Improvement, Homewares & Gifts, Interiors & Home Styling, Shopping & Retail, Sports & Hobbies

I love to tell stories through photographs, whether for business owners, families or all lovers of life. My brand photography will help you stand out online to attract your dream clients.

Lisa McGill Photography

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Business Services, Photography & Videography

Are you a busy parent of busy kids? At Resolve to Play you can find quick and easy play ideas that support your child’s development, emotional wellbeing and learning! These fun activities are suitable from babies to KS2.

Resolve to Play

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Arts & Crafts, Birthing & Baby, Childcare & Children’s Services, Children & Teens, Education

I am a freelance Social Media Consultant and I want you to have fun creating & sharing content that builds connections and grows your business.

Corinne Wallington Social

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Business Services, Management & Consulting Services, Marketing & Advertising

For all of you who love local, independent, and unique for Xmas, here’s a pick of our favourite member items. Check out the #SHOPLOCAL Directory for more great makers, producers, and great gifting. Hello Ruth Handmade paper angel Xmas tree decoration Puddingstone Distillery Pud Pud Gin Apothaka skincare SOS recovery skincare duo Vida Eco Recycled […]

Xmas gift guide 2021

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News & Reviews

Here’s a selection of the Halloween Activities we’ve seen happening across the Three Counties. We hope you enjoy them – if you do, tag us on Instagram and we’ll share your fun Halloween pics to our Stories! Ashridge House Halloween trail Ashridge House is depraved to present The Gruesome Gardens, a spooky Halloween adventure this […]

Great Halloween activities in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire

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News & Reviews

Having known Lucy Williamson as a Buzz Hub Co member and for her passion for gut health, high quality British food, and building optimum nutrition through real food, I was excited to hear about her latest offering – the Gut Project. Of course, I was even more thrilled to join for the first run of the course and find out what it’s all about and report back!

The Gut Project – a review

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Health & Wellbeing

Here at Equipp, as well as creating inspiring gifts for teens, we’re passionate about celebrating today’s teens and love to highlight their achievements. We’ve worked with teenagers and young adults in various ways since launching our very first collection based on illustrations commissioned from Lilly, a young artist living and working near us in Hemel Hempstead. We now have our own teen research and design team, run competitions for young designers, and feature their writing on our blog.

Meet some local young entrepreneurs

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Meet The Member

If you’re looking for something special to buy for the men in your life, we’ve put together a selection of great gifts from some of our members for you to choose from.

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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Read our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Here is a small selection of some of our favourite items from our local businesses that might inspire you when sourcing gifts for the ladies in your life this Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day gift guide

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Little Kits supplies complete children’s party theme kits for hire in Herts, Beds & Bucks. Lovingly handcrafted and curated to remove the stress of party planning for busy parents. Everything is reusable and nothing is wasted, so it’s kind to the environment too. Create a beautiful party to be proud of in no time.  

Little Kits

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Children & Teens, Eco-friendly & Sustainable, Events & Event suppliers

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We understand how much sourcing food safely can cause anxiety during lockdown but also how having meals delivered can be a great source of joy. We’ve therefore put together a list of businesses offering grocery & food supply, takeaway, delivery, or in-home dining.

Food sourcing, delivery, takeaway, click & collect

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I create bespoke words and maps from your photos. Uniquely different gifts for family, new baby, birthdays, travel and sport. See my website for inspiration. And if there’s something special you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Hello Ruth

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Homewares & Gifts, Printing Services, Shopping & Retail, The Makers Market

Handmade gifts and garlands, mobiles, tooth fairy pillows, hair clip holders, cake toppers and decorations to make you smile. Handcrafted and hand stitched using quality felt.

Heartfelthandmade

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Arts & Crafts, Children & Teens, Homewares & Gifts, Shopping & Retail, The Makers Market

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We make stylish gifts that your teens will love. They’re all about happiness and positivity, because boosting self-belief is integral to everything we do. And we’re raising money for a fantastic teenage mental health charity along the way.

Equipp

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Children & Teens, Eco-friendly & Sustainable, Fashion & Clothing, Homewares & Gifts, Jewellery & Accessories, Shopping & Retail, The Makers Market

Digital marketing, web design and social media

We love to work with independent businesses at any stage of their journey to build meaningful and engaging visual content, social media, and one-of-a-kind websites that help elevate your brand story and build the premium business you deserve.

Collab Creative

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Business Services, Marketing & Advertising, Web design

I’ve heard talk of 4th July parties and planning of big days out to mark the occasion.  Whilst many businesses are still not able to open and others are open with adjustments, there is no denying that seeing hairdressers, pubs, cafes and restaurants will bring both excitement and a greater sense of normality to our […]

The great 4th July re-opening

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News & Reviews

Meet Hannah and Oli from Home County Candle Co. and hear about their passion for making their beautiful UK inspired scented candles and reed diffusers.   MEET OLI WHAT WERE YOU DOING BEFORE YOU STARTED THE HOME COUNTY CANDLE CO.? My background is in sales management and just before we started the business I was […]

Meet the maker: Home County Candle Co.

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Meet The Member

It’s that time of year when we get to celebrate the men in our lives and treat them with thoughtful, carefully selected gifts.  I’m not sure if it’s just me, but I find men so much harder to buy for…they just seem to come with less “stuff” than us ladies! I’ve loved watching the Father’s […]

The Buzz Hub guide to Father’s Day gifting

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News & Reviews

by Lucy Williamson Nutrition I’ve often thought how wonderful it would be to just step off the busy-ness of life for a while, catch up on my ‘to do’ list and come back where I left off, all refreshed and ready to go… In these challenging times, I find myself feeling rather guilty about these […]

Gut feelings on our health by Lucy Williamson Nutrition

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Health & Wellbeing