GUT FEELINGS

Claire Paphitis – or The Ayurveda Coach – got interested in Ayurvedic practice after a tough year. A former international music agent who studied music at the prestigious King’s College London and Royal…

DOG DAYS

Kirsty McCole set up Charlie Brown’s Dog Walking (named after Snoopy’s owner) after watching an in-flight movie. Being a flight attendant working out of both Gatwick and Heathrow, the films didn’t usually…

LATIN COUTURE

SolloLondon, based in central Reigate, is the new indie in town. Imbued with a whirlwind of enthusiasm and energy that emanates from founder Marlla Church, Sollo offers wearable fashion-forward clothes for women…

FOOD WITH FEELING

Two Many Cooks is a catering and cafe business that was the brainchild of Joanna Rowlands. After graduating from Leith’s School of Food and Wine school she began a sandwich round and…

WHY IN LIVE IN HORSHAM: KAREN CROXFORD

Karen Croxford moved to England from Australia with her family about six years ago when her husband got a job in the UK. “I miss the sunshine a bit” she says, “but…

WHY I RUN… RUN REIGATE: DAVID KELLY

The moment you speak with David Kelly, head of Run Reigate, you can see why Reigate Council bit his arm off when he approached them in 2013 with the idea for a…

MADE FOR LIFE

Nathan Kingsbury Design is a design studio specialising in bespoke kitchens and interiors run by husband and wife partnership Nathan Kingsbury and Amber Yorkshire. Both had a background in the arts before…

MATERIAL GIRL

If you’re someone who thinks of curtains as something you sling up to stop the neighbours gazing in, take a look at Louise Cowan’s website and think again. Louise makes beautiful bespoke…

GREEN TEETH

Bamboo Club is the passion project of Maggie Charters and her best pal, Kim Cuthbertson. After seeing the statistics on single-use plastic and how devastating these were for the planet, the two…

UNTAMED LUXURY

When Rebecca Black of This Wild House and The Reigate Pop Up worked for Virgin Atlantic, she was forever finding beautiful artisanal pieces wherever she flew. “I’d describe my style as modern…

RAISING THE BARRE

1Sculpt is a unique boutique exercise studio, bringing LA & London-style barre, Pilates and TRX to Reigate, taught by experienced dancers from the West End stage. The concept is the baby of…

WHY I LIVE IN REIGATE: JUDITH BALLARD

Judith Ballard has lived in Reigate for over two decades, moving there from nearby Horley. As Sales Manager of Jigsaw in Reigate, Judith Ballard is necessarily and naturally into fashion: “Great clothes…