Boom in websites supporting local UK shops amid Covid lockdowns- The Guardian

wood & Wire hebden bridge shop front

Guardian writer Alexandra Topping explores the different actions independent businesses are taking to survive the pandemic. Wood & Wire Jim Leach is quoted discussing the newly launched Totally locally Heben Bridge site.

“The site has made a big difference,” says Jim Leach, the co-founder of bespoke plywood kitchen maker Wood & Wire based in the Yorkshire town. “A lot of people are putting a lot of effort into getting these things up and running,” he says. “But ultimately people have just got to use it so the ecosystem becomes sustainable.”

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