Welcome to the GrooVees Locally Rated online directory. It’s a searchable list of all local independent businesses who have run past GrooVee deals to support local people and help develop a sustainable local community.
It’s simple – the more smiley faces the higher local people rated each business.
Ebb and Flow was set up by Linda Moore 8 years ago. She studied in Exeter where she qualified as a masseuse and travelled the world, did a course in Thai Massage in Thailand and then later learned and practiced Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage techniques under the guidance of a Polynesian tutor in Australia and then enhanced her knowledge, passion and understanding of Hawaiian Massage by attending an authentic Hawaiian Lomi Lomi workshop on the island of Maui in Hawaii. She then settled in North Devon to be near the sea and surf and set up Ebb and Flow to specialise in Lomi Lomi. She has since extended her massage treatments to incorporate a range of other massage therapies and natural beauty therapies. Linda believes in natural beauty and in relaxation with beauty as a holistic approach to self care. Bookings Mondays - Thursdays 9am – 5pm, Fridays 9am - 2pm at her home based treatment room in Appledore. For more information about Ebb and Flow go to www.ebbandflowmassage.co.uk
Hands On is a Floatation and Treatment Clinic in Braunton, owned by Phil Steward,expert multi disciplined bodyworker who specialises in Bowen technique and Healing Massage and his wife Elli. First opened in 2011, and then extended in 2012 to include more treatment space, Hands On has the only float room in North Devon as well as a number of treatment rooms from which specialist qualified therapists give a wide range of treatments including Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Massage, sports massage, Chavutti, Healing Massage, Hot Stone therapy, Indian Head and Face Massage, Osteopathy, Pregnancy massage, Reiki, Sports Injury Therapy and Relaxation therapy and Bowen Technique among others. Parking is easy ( paying carpark across the road at Caen Fields) and you can browse the shops and cafes of Braunton which are within easy walking distance. It's a soothing, calming environment; a cool and contemporary clinic you'll want to go back to again and again. For more information go to www.handsonclinic.co.uk
Beauty by Numbers is owned by Sam Luscombe, a qualified beauty therapist who runs her business from a treatment room at Lyndy's Hair Salon. Sam offers a range of beauty treatments including nails, waxing and skincare. Visit Beauty by Numbers on Facebook for more information.
The Lash and brow bar is owned and managed by qualified and experienced Tammy Naylor who set up her first salon, Beauty Above, 15 years ago and then moved to a new location on the ground floor of her shop in Boutport Street when it became The Lash and brow Bar. Prior to this she spent 10 years at Saunton Sands Hotel where she was Head Therapist. She has been a therapist for 24 years, is qualified to level 2 and 3 in beauty therapy. She has been a lash technician for over 12 years and was one of the first one to bring it to Barnstable.She has an open, friendly manner and has a confident style and is now ably assisted by a team of beauticians and lash technicians. The salon is bang opposite Joy street in Barnstaple and so easy to find. The lash and brow bar is in a league of its own with its fabulous decor which brings a little bit of sparkle to Barnstable.Offering a wide range of treatments from pedicures and manicures including all kinds of ground treatments from high definition brows to waxing and threading.They also do waxing including Brazilians . You can park in a number of central Barnstaple car parks including Bear Street and Green Lanes car parks with each of them only a short walk away. The salon is open 6 days a week..
AromaRelax is run by Ruthie Carter, whose impressive training history includes qualifications in aromatherapy, Reiki, reflexology, sports massage, holistic facials and skincare. She is insured by the Foundation of Holistic Therapists (FHT). Ruthie worked for the NHS in project management for a number of years, before beginning her training journey in holistic therapy 3 years ago. She moved AromaRelax into it's very own salon in South Molton early in 2018. Find out more about Ruthie and the range of wonderful treatments she has to offer on her Facebook page or visit www.aromarelax.co.uk
Set up by mother and daughter team Chris and Sarah in 1996, Charleys Hairdressers are a local Barnstaple Salon offering affordable hairdressing services to the entire family. Since its inception the salon has flourished and evolved, now employing a team of dedicated and passionate stylists. Sarah still runs the salon today and her mission is to provide a friendly, professional service which combines modern techniques with treatments which are kinder and safer to your hair. So they won't use any unnecessary chemicals and specialise in ranges such as Macadamia and Organics & Evo which are all sulphate free.
Andy has been behind the lense for over 15 years. He's a local man, born in Banstaple, grew up in Braunton and now lives in Barnstaple with his lovely family and beloved spaniel Sprocket. He promises the best service to meet all photography needs. especially weddings, commercial projects, or breaking news. He is active on social media and you can always see what he's up to on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest. For more info go to www.andycaseyphotography.co.uk, or to see his gallery of family portraits click here.
Sam Putman set up Sparkle Beauty in order to bring sparkle to our lives! Having qualified with an ITEC diploma in 2000 she decided to update her skills with a Guild Training International Diploma in Massage earlier this year and has now launched as a mobile therapist. Massage is for women only and by appointment , 7 days a week including daytime and evenings and working within a 10 mile radius of Bideford or can go further afield in North Devon for an additional £5 to cover fuel costs. You can find Sam on Facebook here
Nature's Nutrition is a delightful emporium for those who prefer a natural approach to food, bodycare and health and is family owned and run by expert apothecaries , therapists,naturopaths and organic food specialists Anne and Samantha who are open and welcoming and happy to share their extensive knowledge with a sense of charm and fun. You'll find all manner of organic food and healthcare delights and essentials in the shop on Mill Street in Bideford. All of the wonderful pots and potions are handmade here by Anne and Sam as is the wonderful raw chocolate and other foods available daily. Natures Nutrition run a weekly organic veg box scheme for local delivery and they sell their organic herbs and spices and other ingredients in the old fashioned way by the weight. Many products are also for sale via their online shop. For more information go to www.naturesnutritiononline.co.uk or you can follow Sam on Facebook : www.facebook.com/samantha.naturesnutrition
harbour deli is owned and managed by experienced foodie Amy Fairchild who has been serving stylish and tasty daytime food there since 2010. Open Tues - Sat 10.30am - 5pm in May and June and Mon - Sat 10.30am - 5pm in July and August the summer for food to take out or eat in at 21 St James Place, Ilfracombe, EX34 9BJ. Tel 01271 864160 or 07941224009
For more information about harbour deli and to check current opening times go to the harbour deli Facebook page