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Shop Local - Buy Local

This information applies to Adur, but shopping and buying locally in Worthing also helps!

Shop Local, Buy Local

Adur Council is backing a campaign to help local shops, cafes, restaurants and businesses.

The council is working with local businesses to promote the 'Shop Local, Buy Local' message and attract more customers to our towns and villages.

Using your local shops when you go shopping is the way to keep our town centres alive and thriving.

If you do not usually shop local, now might be the time to give it a try. Local shops are often good for finding unusual gifts or maybe something new and different for the home.

Southwick, Shoreham and Lancing shops offer a excellent choice and restaurants offer a wide variety of wonderful meals. Going local is good for the environment too - you will be helping to cut carbon footprint.

Look out over the coming months for the special initiatives aimed at encouraging you to 'Shop Local - Buy Local'.

Also, look out for the 'Shop Local - Buy Local' signs in windows to see which local shops and businesses are supporting this scheme.

Shoreham town centre

Five great reasons to 'Shop Local - Buy Local':

  • You will be supporting the unique character and diversity of Adur Towns and villages
  • Your money will support local jobs and wages and improve the well-being of your community
  • If you shop locally you will be saving time and money with fewer travelling costs. You will find friendly service and specialist advice - all in one place!
  • Thanks to your custom, local businesses are more likely to survive, succeed and stay local
  • Local businesses may well be a 'greener' choice, especially those who get their supplies locally and have lower transport costs

Shop Local - Buy Local Pledge

We need your support

Together we really can make a difference. Show your support for the campaign by pledging to help our local businesses whenever you can.

Pledge your support to Buy Local - How your pledge can help

When you pledge to spend some of your budget with local businesses you'll be helping to reduce the effects of the recession, bringing lasting benefits to our community.

If you sign up you can also request to be sent news and offers relating to the Shop Local - Buy Local scheme.