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We celebrate our 11th birthday in September – and as we do so we ask for your support for the future.



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If you enjoy your local independent website, think it adds value to our area and community, and would like to help us continue and do more, please subscribe if you don't already – perhaps for less than the price of one posh coffee or newspaper a month. 

We rely on reader subscriptions and advertising to pay for some of our time and costs, and we thank those who already subscribe, advertise or support the site in other ways.

If you can help us to sustain the site, please take out a voluntary subscription using the secure form below – you don't need to have a PayPal account, but if you do you can use it if you want to using your PayPal account. If you don't have one, you can use the button to create one, or see below for other payment methods.

Thanks in advance!

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How to donate

Alternatively why not treat us on our birthday, and make a one-off donation of any amount you choose using the following button. For donations, you can use most debit or credit cards, or a PayPal account.

Our PayPal account is in the name of Guy Phillips Creative Media.

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Many, many thanks for your support – and here's to our twelfth year!


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It's appreciated!

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