Shade Sunscreen

A Little Shade – Plastic Free Sun Screen Last year I ordered in a stock of Shade natural sunscreen. It sold so well and I really liked it too (my two kids had a tin in their school bags) so I decided to order it again this year. Shade was created to reflect a time…

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Sacks of Flour in chapel allerton, Leeds health food shop

Yes…we do sell flour! Here’s the thing…we’ve stocked flour since we opened but when we noticed that we were selling more and more over the last month we needed to increase our stock to keep up with demand but also to ensure that our regular customers had access to an item they bought weekly. Due…

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Image of Woman standing in Shop

Struggling to do small talk! We’ve been a bit rubbish lately with our website. We’ve certainly felt more than a little overwhelmed as I am sure many others are too. In the current crisis we very privileged to still be able to trade and pay our staff, suppliers and bills. As a food shop for…

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Image with birds and flowers

To our regulars – you’ve been pragmatic, patient and sensible. THANK YOU! We’re working hard to save our business so we can be around for the future so your continued support is appreciated. To those who have just discovered us – welcome to a shopping experience for pragmatic, patient and sensible. We hope you like our…

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Work Experience for Sammy Going Into the work Place Can Be Daunting, But Sammy Aced It! If you had paid us a visit over the last couple of weeks you may have been served by our work experience student Sammy Mills. Sammy is the youngest child of a one of our regulars and we were…

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Image of tanks outside shop

If you have or currently shop with us you have probably refilled some of your household cleaning products! Refilling your washing-up liquid is a great way to get started. They are a great alternative to supermarket available brands and were happy to give you a squirt to sample too if you ask!   Who are…

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New Harrogate Shop Is Open For (more ethical) Business! The small but beautiful Harrogate shop opened in November 2019 at 53 Grove Road in Harrogate, HG1. The shop is attached to an antique centre and a café. There are a few antiques centres in Harrogate with a similar feel but none of them have a…

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image of table with items

Today we were invited ‘on tour’ by a local but large company who are committed to helping their employees make some small changes to their lives in 2020. They invited us totally free of charge to set up a stall and help their staff make simple swops. Over the last year I have noticed that…

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bottles and glasses

I wonder how many of you are pondering over what resolutions you are going to make for 2020. In 2020, I am putting zero pressure on myself to achieve anything. I am a mum, a wife and a small business-owner and I think that is enough pressure! Don’t get me wrong, I love my life…

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Pop along this Saturday for mince pies and sip of prosecco or a glass of Bee’s Knees, our alcohol-free sparkling wine. We’re celebrating our very first Christmas in the shop too. It’s the last push to get those last-minute gifts for those you really want to buy for. At the Refilling Station, we have gifts…

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