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Westward Ho!
Smile rating:
Average: 4.5 smiles
Phone: 07968399228

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

Smile rating:
Average: 4.3 smiles
Phone: 01271812998

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

Smile rating:
Average: 4 smiles
Phone: 07927004867

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. 

Smile rating:
Average: 2.3 smiles
Phone: 01271267580

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..

Mondays  9-5

Tuesdays. 9-8pm 

Wednesdays 9-8pm 

Thursday. 9-8pm 

Friday 9-5pm

Saturday 9-4pm

Phone: 01805624150

Jack and Molly's Trading Co first opened in Torrington in 2010. Owned by Amanda and Adrian Shearing, Jack and Molly's is family run and loves to bring local, ethical and organic goodies to people of North Devon. For more information about Jack and Molly's and to see the kind of lovely products they offer go to www.jackandmollystradingco.co.uk

Phone: 07470487946

Barber's Row was opened in February by  owner, manager and chief barber Matt Bowman. Matt knew he wanted to be a barber when he left the army and trained to NVQ level 2 at Petroc before going to work in a South Molton barbers. He opened his own shop in South Molton shortly afterwards. He moved into Barnstaple and worked as a barber in the Bear Street Barber Shop before opening Barber's Row this year. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and 8.30am til 3pm on Saturdays. 

Phone: 01237421069

Christine first encountered this particular alternative, holistic approach to natural health care back in 2001. Impressed by its effectiveness, such was the impact it had on her life, she decided to train as an allergy therapist. She has a Diploma in Allergy Therapy and is a member of the Register of Allergy Therapists and is bound by its Codes of Practice and Ethics. You can see more details about Christine on North Devon Natural Health's website at www.northdevonnaturalhealth.org/therapist/51/christine-manley Or go to www.christinemanley.co.uk . Her home-based treatment room, in a beautiful Victorian terraced house in Appledore (with parking close-by), is stylishly decorated with a simple elegance which provides for a certain calm which Christine herself personifies with an empathetic, gentle, yet professional approach. Everything about Christine's practice is well thought through and beautifully done. You'll be safe in her care. 

Phone: 01237476900

MS Auto Repairs is owned and managed by qualified mechanical engineer Mark Souch and his partner Kim Pickett and has been going for just under 10 years. Tucked away at the end of a side road on Clovelly Road Industrial Estate, this isn't the kind of garage that picks up passing trade, and the fact that they have a lot of loyal customers is testimony to the service and standards they offer. All of Marks small team of mechanics are trained, and Mark himself bought the garage after doing Mechanical Engineering at Petroc, an apprenticeship at Peugeot, and then a stint as a mobile mechanic. He has an Institute of the Motor Industry ( IMI) Award, which tests the current competence of individuals working in the retail automotive industry, who are committed to an ethical code of conduct. With the increasing complexity and sophistication of vehicles and a shortage of skilled individuals, there has never been a greater need for competent technicians. MS Autos are also part of the Motor Industry Code of Practice for Service and Repair and are assessed annually under that scheme, as well as being VOSA approved to carry out MOTs. For more information about MS Auto Repairs go to www.msautorepairs.com


Phone: 01271377179

Headlines & Beautylines is an extensive and busy locally owned neighbourhood hair and beauty salon in Fremington. Their team of more than 12 talented and skilled Hairstylists and Beauty Therapists are all highly qualified and trained in all the hottest up-to-the-minute hair techniques and most advanced beauty treatments and the salon has a great reputation for customer service too. Open 6 days a week with late nights til 7pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with styles and treatments for men, women and children. Parking is easy and the service is bright and professional.  For more information go to www.headlinessalon.co.uk