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Wheels Keep On Turning

Just a quick post to remind you that the business is now trading solely from Hebden Bridge Mill on St George's Square in Central Hebden Bridge. Though originally a water powered corn mill the building was used for cotton spinning from the early 1870's when the chimney was built for a steam engine which provided…
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Another One Bites The Dust

Those of you who follow Dynamite will know that six months ago I posted a blog stating that I was having serious thoughts about continuing with the business. I asked a lot of questions and got a fantastic response for which I’m very grateful. Thank you. I also said I’d get back to you and…
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Learning From The Past To Survive The Future

One of the sad things about our modern lives of convenience is that we have lost many of the, admittedly time consuming, skills that can help us to save money, reduce waste and live more in harmony with our environment. For example my great-grandad grew his own vegetables as a matter of course but somewhere…
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Shopping Is Politics

I’ve had lots of conversations with friends and customers recently and it’s interesting to hear how we are all wrestling with the same issues and trying to be mindful about our purchases. For instance it turns out that two sisters who regularly come up to the shop have altered their chocolate eating habits in exactly…
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