TOTALLY LOCALLY is a grassroots voluntary community organisation that promotes and supports independent local businesses and community events making our town even more vibrant and welcoming. We are doers and brimming with ideas. We operate by the rule of ‘get it done’ and ‘be positive’.
Keep informed about Totally Locally Leighton Buzzard on Facebook, Twitter and also on Instagram.

Watch out for the #Local4Lent shop local community initiative taking place for 40 days of Lent from 17 February to 3 April 2021. Join the challenge and vote with your purse!

“For 40 days of Lent, don’t give up chocolate🍫, beer🍺 or luxuries💎 this year, give up big shops and shop local instead”.

#Local4Lent comprises two initiatives to get behind local businesses (in a Covid19 secure way of course):

  • Take part in the #Local4Lent Challenge Loyalty Card with participating businesses – if you spend £10 in separate or single transactions (up to total of £60 per card) with one or more participating local retailers then you can get your loyalty card stamped. Complete your stamp card and return for chance to enter a prize draw. (Note there is no restriction on number of stamp cards you completely fill up and return).
  • Also take part in the #Local4Lent Hashtag Challenge by completing one or more of the listed local challenges and then tag your name, #Local4Lent, name of local business(es) with one or more photos to prove your completion of the challenge to either @totallylocallyleightonbuzzard (on Facebook) or @TotallyLocallyLB (on Instagram) also for chance to win in prize draw. (Again you can enter multiple times).


What could you win in PRIZE DRAW?

FIVER FEST is a national initiative that happens collectively across the UK. The 4th Fiver Fest Fortnight was from 10th to 24th October 2020. It is very simple – great local independent businesses advertise £5 offers. Customers can take advantage of some great bargains and at same time support local businesses. WATCH OUT FOR FIVER FEST RETURNING IN 2021.

Leighton Buzzard at Twilight (Copyright: Nolan Johnson)
Leighton Buzzard at Twilight (Copyright: Nolan Johnson)

What is Fiver Fest?

Find out about “the economics of being nice” and the £5 message

Spend Local - Shop Local - Fiver Fest message
Fiver Fest

£5 offers and Businesses involved

Find list of which local businesses participated in Fiver Fest October 2020 and their offer details. If you want to take part in Fiver Fest in 2021 please email.

Press Reports

Access details about Totally Locally in the local and regional news articles and TV reports

Fiver Fest Survey

Help us learn from Fiver Fest 2020 and help to lead Fiver Fest 2021

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