100 Sleeps – 100 Trafford Organisations!

Can you believe it’s only 100 sleeps until Christmas?!


This year more than ever we all need to support local businesses, our high street’s and town centre’s.  Our friends, family and neighbour’s may be one of these small business owners , or local community leaders, and they may have really struggled during the Covid-19 pandemic.


We can all do ‘our bit’ to help these businesses and organisations, by buying directly from them (rather than online), using their services or maybe even donating or volunteering with them.

100 Trafford Organisations


So, we’ve come up with our own list of 100 Trafford businesses and organisations that you should know about (if you don’t already).  We’ll be announcing one each day, so why not see how many of these you can support over the next 100 days, and Shop Local and support local.


  1. Emporium M33 – The Hidden Gem of Sale, has over 40 small businesses under the one roof in Sale town centre. The perfect place to find gifts, fashion, homewares, a bridal shop, travel agent, cafe – and more! It’s the home of independent shopping. A warm welcome is guaranteed, many of the business owners are there for you to speak to and you’ll be able to find something a little unique. Find out more HERE
  2. The Smart Bear Websites and Content – From website to blog writing, SEO to social media management, Suzi and Sarah have a wealth of experience, love working with small businesses and helping them to be visible. They created this very website, and were really easy to work with and very helpful to me as a new business. Find out more HERE
  3. Dutch Courage – The city centre bar in the heart of Sale! This new location in Sale is bound to be on your list of places to try. From chic interiors (designed by local Interior Designer, Amy Newton) to hand-picked staff and a passion for service and all things local.
  4. Mile Shy Club – Run by volunteers, this award-winning club has one aim – to get you running! Pay As you Go, a great community spirit and a warm, friendly welcome guaranteed. Links HERE
  5. Petites Modes – One of the oldest shops in Sale, this award-winning, family-run business is perhaps best known as a school uniform supplier. However, what you might not know is that they also stock others such as scouts and cubs, brownies, rainbows as well as designer childrenswear and communion and christening. Find out more HERE
  6. Love Cake by Valerie – If you love homemade bakes, cakes and treats, then you’ll love those baked by Valerie. 5 star rated, local delivery and lots to choose from, your taste buds will be tempted! Find out more HERE
  7. HR Dept (Trafford & Warrington) – Outsourced HR for small or medium-sized business, the team based in Bowdon can work with you over ad-hoc tasks such as recruitment, redundancies. contracts, processes and much more. From retainer work to one-off projects you can find out more HERE
  8. Trafford Veterans – Supporting some of our most vulnerable members of the community, they would normally be holding social events, craft sessions, fun gatherings as well as practical help and support. They are opening a new hub to be able to support more local veterans with a wider variety of needs.
  9. Tantillate Sunbed and Beauty Salon – Highly trained, friendly staff, this family-run tanning and beauty salon offers sunbeds, a nail bar, aesthetics such as Anti wrinkles to the upper and lower face and Facial fillers. Book your slot today HERE
  10. Once Upon A Smile – This children’s bereavement charity based in Old Trafford, supports young children and their families when a parent or sibling has died, with emotional and practical support. Find out more about their amazing work and how you can get involved with with Smile Mile HERE



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