Husband and wife team Andy and Paula, posing with a cut out photo frame. If you stepped into Snappy Snaps Aylesbury, you’d be forgiven for taking some time to gaze at the walls. The sleek, modern shop looks like an art gallery, the walls adorned with colourful, eye-catching artwork and photogifts - all [...]
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Aylesbury’s go-to for fast and fresh food, Noodle Nation has been on the scene for as long as I can remember. It brings back memories of pre-cinema and theatre dinners and Saturday lunches with friends, but did you know that it’s a family-run business? It was founded by brother and sister team Kwong, Laiyee and [...]
If you’re looking for a mini adventure on your doorstep, look no further than The Little Trip Boat. It’s Aylesbury’s floating retreat at the Waterside Canal Basin, just moments away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre. The warm and friendly Liz runs one and a half hour trips along the canal, and [...]
From 1940 to 2020 - 80 years of family greengrocers If you’ve ever strolled along the cobbles of Pebble Lane, you will have passed by the traditional grocers boxes, overflowing with fresh fruit and vegetables. They provide a glimpse of the treasures hidden within the walls of Fruity Tooty, but unless you venture [...]
Aylesbury has always had the community close to its heart, and nothing is more telling than our success in becoming a Dementia-Friendly Community. The launch of The Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia 2020 initiated a real drive to help people develop a better understanding of the impact Dementia has in communities, villages, towns and [...]
Meet Dan and Emily Brew. The aptly named couple have been running the revamped Rockwood pub in Kingsbury since 11th July. Only 5 months later, they’ve quickly established it as a modern pub with a nod to the traditional – think wingback chairs and an open fire but with a hip vibe! With the smell [...]
In today’s society we have access to the world at the touch of a button. We are all very used to getting what we want and need in an instant – whether that’s details of a perfect holiday destination, prices for the best deal on buying a new TV, a gift sent directly to a [...]
Ali outside his market stall On a bright but chilly Wednesday morning, I ventured out to Aylesbury’s bustling Market Square to visit Ali, who has been hardworking and lucky enough to earn himself his very own spot on the High Street. Ali is the owner of a mobile phone accessory company and has [...]