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Supporting local small businesses

Supporting local small businesses

In support of Small Business Saturday (5 December) and the Shop Local campaign all year round, here's a handy guide to some local small businesses and ideas for festive gifts:Support local businesses this Christmas.pdf [pdf] 634KB

We reached out to our enterprise network and produced this directory to help if you'd like to shop for presents or treat yourself, and support local businesses at the same time.

Small Business Saturday UK is a grass-roots, non-political, non-commercial campaign. It encourages us to support and promote small businesses in our communities this Saturday, especially important during the pandemic, and at other times.

Buying local:

  • boosts the local economy;
  • employs local people and protects jobs;
  • offers unique and often handmade gifts, with good deals;
  • reduces our carbon footprint;  
  • strengthens communities and local character.

Happy shopping.


Running a small business?

You can sign up to the Small Business Finder so local people can find you. Please go to this Small Business Saturday UK webpage:


More ways to Shop Local 

To find more local businesses operating online, please go to this Small Business Saturday UK webpage:

Bolton at Home on air!

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We've partnered with Bolton FM to bring exclusive interviews from our staff live on-air!

You can learn more, and listen to our previous Bolton FM broadcasts by clicking here.

Media enquiries

We’re happy to comment on current housing and related issues.

For more information contact Andrew Pilkington, Marketing and Communications Manager, on 01204 329714 or email

Tap4 issues

Tap4 Latest Issue - released 14 September 2020

Click here to read the latest issue of Tap4 (links to

Tap4 is our digital publication for tenants and is released every quarter. It keeps you clued-up on the things we do to build and support our communities, puts a spotlight on the people and organisations that make Bolton brilliant, and is inspired by you.

Past Issues:

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 4 (released 4 June 2020)

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 3 (released 26 February 2020)

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 2 (released 18 July 2019)

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 1 (released 10 April 2019)