The stallholders listed on this  Virtual Christmas Market range from 1 person business through to more established businesses that have been trading for many years. They are all trying to provide a product or service in these very difficult times. Whilst global supply chains appeared to many to be the only way to do business, Covid-19 has made many of us think about where we buy or goods from. Given the choice, we would all like to spend more money with businesses within our own community and this portal gives people the opportunity to do just that.i

But remember, we are on the run-up to Christmas, and we really need to think about sustainability.