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    Spotlight on: FairPlay Clothing

    In June 2014, in an attempt to combine something I love doing, which is sewing, with something I’m passionate about: the world around me, FairPlay Clothing was created. My aim was, and still is, to offer fun, comfortable, handmade clothing for children using Fairtrade fabrics, locally bought fabric and haberdashery as well as recycled fabric. My daughter Mary loves […]

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    Summer Open Evening 2016

    The Pineapple Store is a collaboration of seven different independent businesses offering an eclectic range of items you wouldn’t necessarily find on the high street. Since it’s ‘soft launch’ a few months back, this luxury lifestyle store has already built up an impressive and loyal clientele. The summer open evening marks the official launch of the […]

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    The Pineapple Store opens for business

    The shop name is inspired by its location. The Medicine Garden was once the kitchen garden for the grand Coombe Estate across the road. Amongst the myriad fruit and vegetables grown were pineapples. In Victorian times, if you had the means to grow pineapples you were the equivalent of not just a millionaire but a billionaire, […]

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