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Muddy’s Little Black Book of fab local businesses

The Little Black Book contains our hand-picked endorsements of the very best shops, eateries, services, cultural and leisure experiences in Northants. Check it out!

If you’ve been reading about the Little Black Book on Facebook, Twitter or various newsletters and have been wondering what the bejesus it’s all about, then you have come to the right place for the low-down on our exclusive directory.

Since the yellow pages stopped thudding through our letterboxes in I-can’t-remember-when, Google has become the number one go-to place to find local businesses, pubs and restaurants. But, which site should you click on and who should you trust? Well that’s where Muddy comes in! The Little Black Book is our hand-picked endorsement of the very best shops, eateries, services, cultural and leisure experiences in Northants. It is an exclusive club, and we wouldn’t feature any business we wouldn’t recommend to a friend. Entirely Northants-based and vetted by us before anything so much as puts a toe through the Muddy door, The Little Black Book will be there for you – whether you’re after a lunch recommendation or have a house emergency that only a super handyman can fix. This is the Muddy Stilettos mark of quality that our loyal subscribers, as well as our 200k plus national subscribers will immediately recognise.

All categories are listed in the images above…do you know a cool business that fits the bill?

We’re excited to shout about those businesses that offer a high quality product or service, a stylish physical space (for those with premises), exceptional customer service or something different, unique and unusual and that sets them apart.

Looking for a hairdressers, a place to eat, a clothes shop or a wedding planner? Try The Little Black Book!

With a fresh new design and new members joining up every week, it will be an invaluable resource that’s also available on the move.

If you’re a Northants based business and want to be considered for the growing Muddy club, just get in touch at So whether you’re looking for great places in Northants, or you are the great place; here’s to getting Muddy together : )

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2 comments on “Muddy’s Little Black Book of fab local businesses”

  • Anne Green October 19, 2016

    Good Morning Anna-Lou

    I read your emails etc with great interest & enjoyment since finding out about you from a local company that was nominated for one of your awards earlier this year ?

    I really like what you are doing & would love to find out how my little shop ?Wollaston Home & Crafts? might be apart of your features and/or your Little Black Book please

    Please could you advise me what I need to do to next to be considered
    I look forward to hearing from you

    With kindest regards

    Anne ?


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