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Your Local Delivered – an interview with founder, Charlotte Spencer

Coronavirus has closed down the world and had a devastating impact on so many people. Many businesses have had to adapt and some of us have changed our shopping habits, either through necessity or through a feeling of community and a desire to support others.

Tonbridge resident Charlotte Spencer is helping local businesses and consumers nationwide connect through her new business, Your Local Delivered. I interviewed Charlotte to learn more.

There are wine trails through Australia, fromage trails around France and now …

The Cook Book Trail!

If you had forgotten (ah-hem), I have been involved in creating The Cook Book Sevenoaks Tonbridge Tunbridge Wells which has been published and is available to buy now (list of stockists at the end). It is a beautiful book, full of wonderful recipes and, actually, it also serves as a great guide to eating out in west Kent.

Why awards are so important!

I was a finalist in So magazine’s Lifestyle awards and it meant such a lot – it gave me a boost, made me feel valued by you all and also gave the blog and Tonbridge some extra exposure (thanks once again to everyone that nominated and voted for me).  Awards are really important to all businesses – they are a pat on the back, a marketing opportunity and a chance for businesses, large and small, to really think about where they excel.

You’ve heard of the Great British Bake-Off, make way for the …

Great Tonbridge Cake-Off!  Yes, this weekend is the bank holiday weekend and it’s the Tonbridge Food and Drink Festival.  If you haven’t been before it’s FREE, it’s on the Castle Lawn and there are lots of food and drink stalls selling lots of lovely produce.  Here is a video from last year and you can …