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Summer Shopping Directory – now live

With a few more details on each business taking part in our Summer Collection, the SHOPPING DIRECTORY is a great place to turn for a…

Summer Collection launches Monday 20th June!

The OCF Summer Collection launches on Monday 20th June with discounts and special offers across 50 brands. Our members showcase the wide range of fantastically…

January Sales are running across our member businesses

While Christmas may be over, the OCF is "not just for Christmas".  We like to continue to support our small business members throughout the year. As…

Our Shopping Directory is now live

With a bit more detail than our Fair Flyer, our A-Z Shopping Directory lists all participating member businesses in alphabetical order - with a clickable…

Find our members at these LIVE events this Christmas

To download a PDF copy, please click here   NOVEMBER 1st – 30th Nov Local Collective Pop-up 3 Burgess House, West Street, Haslemere GU27 2AB…

Demystifying candles for World Candle Day today!

TODAY is World Candle Day, so I thought I'd mark the occasion and the start of spring by lighting a scented candle.   However I really…

Good Web Guide interview with Online Christmas Fair founder Polly Horton

Christmas Shopping In A Pandemic: Are Virtual Gift Fairs Here To Stay? Digital trend: Polly Horton on how virtual fairs help independent brands survive online.…

Scent & Seed’s Journey to more Eco friend packaging – and it hasn’t been an easy ride!

Packaging has been one of the things that has concerned me the most. Self-isolating at home I’ve been relying on online deliveries and have been…

World Environment Day

Our members are passionate about sustainability and protecting the environment. Read more about their environmental practices here as part of World Environment Day Puritx Purity…