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Small Business Saturday


Here at RAD we understand that Christmas 2020 is going to be different in a lot of ways and one change we hope that will stick is shopping locally. Local businesses need our support now more than ever, without them our towns and villages would lose their identity. While it may be easy to overlook small businesses within the madness of Christmas shopping, we hope to inspire you to consider the remarkable things they have to offer this Christmas…


Local Gift Vouchers 

Got a loved one who adores being pampered? Or even just a coffee lover who can’t go without their fix? Gift vouchers are one of the easiest gift ideas, yet they can be the most thoughtful.

Here is a list of the types of small businesses who you may never have considered purchasing a gift voucher from this Christmas:

  • Your local hairdresser/beautician – help your loved ones beat those January blues by gifting them a pamper session to look forward to!
  • Your local butchers – Treat a family member to a tasty home meal on you!
  • Your local garden centre – Who knows what amazing gems your recipient will find!
  • Local restaurants/bars – Hopefully 2021 will bring a lot of nights out, help them get the ball rolling – RAD venues are always a good place to start ?!
  • Local travel agents/Activity companies – Something they’ve always wanted to tick off the bucket list?


Bonnie Babies Clothing Boutique

Special gifts for little ones can be hard but this small business has the most beautiful gifts to offer! As well as stunning clothing Bonnie Babies Boutique also offers the sweetest keepsake gift ideas for your little angels!


Toaty Treats & Fudge Up by Amber

Gifts are always better when they’re tasty! These local businesses offer a thoughtful alternative to the classic box of chocolates. These stunning treats can even be personalised. Too pretty to eat, almost…





You can never go wrong with a stunning candle or home fragrance and this small business definitely has you covered! With a huge selection from the classic Yankee candle to more personalised options you are sure to make someone super happy with one of these lovely gifts!


La Caramelle

This lovely small business specialises in the most gorgeous personalised gifts! From a simple coffee cup or wine glass to made to order gift boxes this is a definite winner with any loved one! They really can cater to whatever you need, check them out!



As well as the businesses mentioned in this blog there are countless more small businesses who would love our support! We hope that this guide motivates you to explore the fantastic gifts small businesses can provide. Even if you are ahead of the game and have your Christmas shopping ticked off, there is a variety of other things you can do to support. Back small businesses for free with steps as simple as hitting that ‘like’ button and sharing some encouraging comments, they will appreciate it more than you know!