THERE are many reasons to shop local, of course on occasion, you will have to source some of your purchases elsewhere as there probably isn't town in existence that has everything you need. However, by shopping locally you can make a positive impact on your community.
It not only keeps employment in your town it can also create employment. Local businesses support other local businesses by buying their produce. Local business owners also invest in the community by means of sponsorship to local clubs and interests and have a vested interest in the future of the town. It also introduces an environmental angle by reducing your carbon footprint in the community.
Macroom boasts many wonderful local shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and markets not to mention the spectacular scenic views and has a "shop local" campaign in place. Let's keep it alive by supporting local businesses. The Bigger Picture, Fitzgerald Street, introduces the new Photobook.
This little book is an ideal gift if you've had the grandparents or family over for the day and is perfect for any occasion whatever it may be.
The book size starts with ten pages and holds 22 images with the opportunity to increase in size, prices starting at only € 9.90.
Just bring in your images on a media card, USB or CD and create your very own Photobook and the beauty is, it will be ready in less than one hour.
Don't worry if you get stuck as help is always nearby and it gets better because if you don't have the time to create one in store and you can take away a pre- loaded disc and create your Photobook at home.
Simply drop it in when ready and while you are shopping locally, the store will do the rest.
For more details call into the shop or call ( 026) 42622.