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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.

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Phone: 01805622353

Jayne has been a professional photographer for the past 11 years and set up her photographic studio in Cornmarket Street in the centre of Torrington in 2001. She is a Licentiateship member of the British Institute of Professional Photography which is the premier qualifying body for professional image makers in the U.K. For more information about Jayne Poole Photography go to http://www.jaynepoole.co.uk

Phone: 07968861894

Mark Cann trained in Bristol for his National Diploma in Personal Training in 2012, and is also a qualified instructor in spinning, boxercise, kettlebells, circuits and suspended training and is over half way through the course to qualify as a pilates teacher. He  also qualified earlier this year with an ITEC Diploma in Sports Massage from the University of South Wales. He is owner and manager of Anyone Cann Health and Fitness in Bideford providing fitness training and weightloss goal oriented exercise and motivation for clients of all ages.Treatments are available 5 days a week in Bideford, Thursday afternoons in South Molton and weekend treatments can be accommodated by arrangement. For more information go to www.anyonecannfitness.co.uk

Phone: 07825586474

Yasmin is a fully qualified beautician and Holistic therapist at L3. With 6 years experience and her formative years being spent in a busy salon near Barnstaple. She has now set up a successful business in Torrington. For the past 18 months Yasmin has been operating form Function Fitness Gym where she has her own Holistic Treatment room and through word of mouth has built up a thriving and continually growing business.

Yasmin is a local girl, born and bred and loves the community where she lives. Famous for her lash extensions, people travel far a wide for this and other treatments. You can also find Yasmin on Facebook, see the link below:


Phone: 07890022264

Susan Northrop is a fully qualified music teacher as well as music performer and Sound Healing Practitioner. She has a degree in music from Sussex University and a Community Music qualification from Dartington College. As an accomplished musician herself she is a member of the famous North Devon Sinfonia who won the BBC All Together Now competition two years ago. She has collected musical instruments known for their therapeutic sound for the last 10 years. She trained in Sound Therapy and Assemblage Point Alignment seven years ago under the tuition of Simon Heather at the College of Sound Healing. Simon is internationally renowned for healing and has taught all over the world. He is one of the founders of the UK Sound Healers Association and the College of Sound Healing and is one of the leading teachers in Sound Healing. He has written nine books and recorded many videos and cds. Susan has developed her own practice since and brings her own special spirituality to her healing. 

For more information go to Susan's website here  

Phone: 07824549165

Face-Lab at Dragon Hall Clinic is owned and operated by Mischa Towell, a fully certified aesthetics practitioner . She has been a dedicated Occupational Therapist for the past 19 years with experience in both industry; private and social medicine both nationally and internationally, working in the USA for 6 years in private rehabilitation facilities. She has a well-recognised record of steadfast commitment to providing high quality services to meet the needs of industry/corporations; employers; employee’s; patients and carers, within corporate; private; hospital and community-based settings – promoting choice and independence at all times. Mischa is a certified Lip Sculpting Masterclass practitioner and a member of the Health Professional Council and British Association of Occupational Therapists and is bound by their code of ethics. For more information go to www.face-lab.co.uk or find Face-Lab on Facebook here 

Phone: 01271864160

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

Phone: 01271812810

Sturcross Aesthetics is owned and run by Dr. W Sturley MD, MRCS, MRCGP. Dr Sturley, originally from New York (USA), did his plastic and orthopaedic surgical training in London, Oxford and Wiltshire. Due to his desire to treat his patients more holistically he continued his training, moving into General Practice with a special interest in Aesthetic medicine.

He successfully combines a personal and holistic approach with a keen surgical eye to enhance your natural beauty. During your consultation you will discuss not only what you wish to achieve but also understand the best method of achieving this.

Dr. Sturley is registered with the General Medical Council, British Medical Association, Royal College of Surgeons and Royal College of General Practitioners.

For more information about Sturcross Aesthetics go to www.sturcross.co.uk

Phone: 07554628094

Jenna is new to the Devon area, having qualified with Tantruth Professional Beauty Salons Technical Training Course in Dorset.  She is also a qualified Manicurist & Pedicurist.  Please see Jenna's Facebook page; Jenna Nel Beautician.

Phone: 07557341946

Iconic is owned and run by experienced and qualified hairdresser and beautician Connie Dinnage who, having qualified in Beauty in 2009 and Hair in 2011(both with distinctions) has since been trained to Level 2 in super cover makeup with Zaf Ansari and in Airbase Airbrush. Connie was a hairdresser in a Barnstaple salon and she started Iconic 2 years ago and it has gone from strength to strength. Connie has bags of hair and makeup experience working with models and clients wit photographers and in photographic studios and on various weddings throughout North Devon. Her work has been featured in Bride magazine, Devon Life online magazine, Re:story Magazine and was featured on TV as part of Baby Faced Brides. For more information go to www.iconic-hairandmakeup.co.uk

Phone: 07884070289

Carol Briggs has lived in North Devon since 2007 but has worked in the beauty and holistic treatment industry for over 20 years. As well as offering this fantastic facial her other treatments include holistic massage, Indian head massage and facial rejuvenation massage. Carol is ITEC and Reiki qualified and is a member of Embody and is fully insured. All appointments are available 7 days a week - booking essential. Carol likes to combine the physical and spiritual into her treatments and her caring and kind nature really adds to her service. Mortehoe is situated just one mile from the surfing gems that are Woolacombe and Barricane beaches and is the start part for the stunning National Trust walk around Bull point – so there’s plenty to do in the area if you like the outdoors.