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Dogs

10/09/2021
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Roxy Rambles: Covehithe

About the Walk Distance: 4 km (roughly, according to Strava) Time taken: 1 hr Time of year walked: end of August This is a short, circular walk which starts and finishes in the little village of Covehithe and takes you through the Benacre National Nature Reserve and along the rapidly eroding shoreline. It was late afternoon when James and I arrived so we were able to get a parking space outside the Church (there is space for three cars!) but it seems that other people parked on the roadside on... Read More

29/08/2021
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New Season Barbour

We know autumn is on the way when we can’t move for boxes of Barbour! The new season collections are exactly as you’d expect – quality, stylish, practical pieces to get you through the cooler months. You might not be quite ready for coat shopping but it’s worth checking out the new styles – some of them won’t be around for long. There are some lovely new quilted dog coats too! Of special interest this year is the launch of the new Barbour Loungewear and Sleepwear. The loungewear has already... Read More

02/08/2021
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Roxy Rambles: Aldeburgh to Thorpeness

About the Walk The accuracy of distances and times are questionable so please check everything on t’internet or even a real life map (!) before you set off. Distance: 8 km (according to Strava) Time taken: 1 hr 40 mins Time of year walked: early July (it was warm but grey!) This is a circular walk with a perfect pit stop half way if you need it. Had James been with me I’m sure there would be a bird list and maybe even a booming Bittern, us girls however were... Read More

01/04/2021
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Win a Le Chameau Dog Bowl!

Next Sunday (11th April) is National Pet Day and we thought it would be a good opportunity to find out about your favourite Suffolk dog walks. In return you’ll be entered into a draw to win a Le Chameau Dog Bowl worth £25. Our photo above is of James’s dog Roxy in her favourite walkies spot at Sizewell beach. The Giveaway is being run over on our Instagram page @ocbutcher All you have to do to enter is: 1.  Follow @ocbutcher on Instagram 2. Tag @ocbutcher in a photo of... Read More

10/11/2020
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Christmas Gifts at O&C

If you’re looking for ideas for your own list or inspiration for others, take a look at our Christmas gift-buying guide below. There’s plenty more in store so feel free to browse our Online Gift Section > Gifts for Women From pretty to practical we have something to suit. Our home and beauty collection includes the very popular Connock hand sanitiser (one of the few hand sanitisers that actually smells nice!) plus candles and washbags from Brownstone. Our jewellery includes beautiful necklaces from Decadorn, eye-catching brooches from Rosie Fox (check... Read More

Christmas Gift Ideas 28/11/2018
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Christmas Gifts at O&C Butcher

Gifts for Women Shown above we have the Sufffolk Fedora Hat from local company Hicks and Brown. Water resistant and very stylish they work in town or country. The gorgeous gown is from One Hundred Stars and is available in several prints and colours. The necklace is the Drusy Pendant from Decadorn. Drusy refers to a coating of fine crystals on a rock fracture surface, it is the tiniest formation of crystal and makes for a beautiful finish at a great price of £34. Take a look at the full... Read More

01/12/2017
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Christmas Gift Guide

December is here and we can officially start talking about Christmas.  Felicity is busy putting the final touches in our Christmas windows and lots of people are doing their Christmas shopping.  If you haven’t started yet or if you’re in need of some inspiration here are some of our favourite ideas. If you’re giving to someone who loves a story behind a gift and loves to help others then take a look at our collection of jewellry and purses from Just Trade which includes the lovely fox necklace and the... Read More

Filos in a Barbour dog coat and lead 07/11/2017
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Shop for your Dog

This is Filos, she belongs to Tracy who works in O&C and Fleur. Filos is a rescue dog from Greece and she is very happy to have relocated to the Suffolk Coast where she’s updated her wardrobe accordingly. Here she is doing a grand job of modelling one of our Barbour Dog Coats and the Barbour Collar and Lead. If you’re looking to spoil your pooch why not take a look at our range of dog accessories online and in Aldeburgh from Barbour and Pampeano, here are some of our... Read More