BUY LOCAL in and around Sudbury Part 4
31st May 2019
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Buy Local Day 4 started early at the Expert Circles Networking Breakfast held at The Five Bells in Great Cornard.


Here's who we met


The Five Bells, Great Cornard. Wendy is the Landlady of The Five Bells in Great Cornard. As well as hosting karaoke and live music nights, they are also an award winning CAMRA pub, which is always a good thing. You can give their Facebook Page a like here


WeTutor UK: Anne Walker, founder of WeTutorUK has over 45 years teaching experience and specialises in helping those who struggle with Maths and English. Whether you're 8 or 80, Anne gives confidence to those who need it. You can give her Facebook Page a like here


Michele Webber Artist: Michele is a professional artist, art tutor and organiser of the annual Sudbury Summer Art Fair, held at St Peters. She also helps other artists get to grips with running their own businesses as well as featuring her own YouTube channel with practical artists tips. Click Here to subscribe to her channel


Simply Handmade: Colin & Debbi (with Simply The Dog) are owns of Simply Handmade. They run classes, as well as offering clothing alterations and repairs, they can also make bespoke curtains and other items. They run crafting workshop and sell handmade items. You can take a look at their website here and their facebook page here


Bespoke Blinds, Long Melford: Helen and Monty Atherton have been running their bespoke blinds shop in Long Melford for just over a year. Their showroom is in the middle Hall Street and they would delighted to chat to anyone about their products. You can take a look at their website here and Facebook page here


Jessica Muir Gallery: Still in Long Melford, is the lovely Jessica Muir Gallery, packed with original art from local artists, cards and other homecrafted items. Find them on Facebook here


The Woolpatch: The Woolpatch is a knitter and sewers paradise. With floor to ceiling yarn and fabric, this has to be one of my favourites. Not only that, there are regular crafting sessions and owner Stuart runs monthly craft events in Melford, bringing people in the community together to work on their various crafting and knitting projects.  You can find their different events and workshops on their website here & make sure you subscribe to their Woolly Wednesday YouTube Channel Here


The Tea Room: Our last business of the day is The Tea Room in Long Melford, right next door the Woolpatch. Owned and run by Terese, the Tea Room sells homemade cakes and sandwiches and is a popular pit stop for both tourists and locals. You can visit their Facebook page here

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Penny W

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Hello! I'm Penny from thebestof Sudbury, shouting about the best local businesses from Hadleigh through the Clare. When I'm not doing that, you'll find me knitting socks or tending to my 6 chickens

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