80 pence of every pound you spend locally, stays local.
It’s that simple really.
Totnes is a small, working town. We’re lucky – our high street, the beauty of the place and proximity to the River Dart means we have a steady stream of tourists visiting (and spending) in our town. And, that’s why chains, including Costa, are targeting Totnes.
But, the high street is only part of the story. In addition to our 42 independent cafes, you will find local signwriters, mechanics, joiners and engineering companies, printers, electricians, accountancy services, insurers, dentists, solicitors in addition to a wide variety of independent shops. These people and their businesses use each others’ services and, together, create Totnes’ economy . An economy that’s traditional, as it used to be in many cases, based on trust, mutual benefit and, in many cases, friendship. Most importantly, however, it means people understand the importance of keeping it local.Read More →