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Essentially Local Christmas Drawing Competition 2021

Shout-out – Christmas Drawing Competition 2021

It's our annual shout-out to Young Artists for the Christmas…

Consumers be aware when selling goods through social media

Trading Standards in Milton Keynes is aware of a new scam that is affecting consumers and a drop shipper in the local area

15 reasons to stay local

At Essentially Local we’ve always believed in supporting local and there are at least 15 reasons! Local brings economic, social, and environmental benefits to a community.

Illegal dog breeders charged

Are you one of the thousands of people who have enjoyed the company of a new puppy during a lockdown? Sadly, many new owners discovered too late that their puppies were born as a result of horrendous and often illegal puppy breeding and selling.