Introducing Woodturning Hartlepool

Woodturning Hartlepool have been part of Shop Hartlepool, almost since the day we launched. It has been fantastic to see the business grow from strength to strength, and for us to be able to support the launch of their new website. Dennis is a certified tutor offering woodturning tuition for anyone who would like to turn their […]

Local Opticians are Going Green

Many businesses in Hartlepool are making a conscious effort to make their business practices better for the environment. Businesses across the town are making big and small changes to be kinder to the planet. We know that some businesses have been created with the primary goal of being an eco-conscious business and have encouraged other […]

A Touch of Sparkle

This week we spoke to local business, Mark Lloyd Jewellers about their family-ran business operating from their very own in-house workshop. We chatted to Michelle about how the business began and the answer to their most asked question! Michelle also shared with us all the details of their exclusive Shop Hartlepool Valentine’s Day offer. We’ll […]

Local Success Story: Looking to the future

Thomas & Saunders may be a new name on the Hartlepool high street but but the business and people behind it have been serving the people of Hartlepool for many years.  The practice was established in 1986 by Pagan (Mark Pagan) and McQuade (Gary McQuade), two optometrist friends who founded the company soon after graduating […]

Party time!

Looking to throw a kid’s birthday party with a difference? Parties by Em specialise in children’s character parties, but have big plans to branch out over the next year! We had a chat with their creator, Emily about where they started and their plans for the future.  What is your back story? I decided to […]

A blinding success

Elite Blinds is a family business, run by Paul and Rachel Wilkinson from Usworth Enterprise Park. They set up in September 2010, providing high quality, made to measure blinds at affordable prices. We were delighted to catch up with Rachel and ask her a few questions about COVID and the importance of shopping locally.  What […]