Local businesses are enjoying a revival, thanks to social media. The popularity of small businesses is on the rise as more of us are reconnecting with our local establishments.

The latest research by Yell.com suggests shopping habits are returning to the good old days with more of us than ever making the effort to get out and discover the hidden gems in our local areas.

Joining Simon on Friday to discuss this in more detail is Sarah Willingham, former Dragon’s Den investor and consumer expert.

Tune in from 1pm on Channel Radio.

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