Brennan & Smith – Member Profile

Brennan & Smith have been providing the New England with eye care services for over 30 years. Our team strive to provide the greatest quality of eye health and eye wear by using the latest in technology and the most advanced products. Brennan & Smith are able to diagnose and treat a number of eye […]

Things with a Difference

Things with a Difference Conclusion

One of the most important reasons to support a locally owned and operated business is that if you support them they will then be able to champion charities and causes within the community.  Things with a Difference does just this and backs a number of the local sporting teams, music events and local schools.  Jane […]

Things with a Difference

Things with a Difference, About the Industry

The retail industry has changed significantly in Jane Hannon’s long retail career.  For example, the introduction of internet shopping has changed the way many people shop for their goods. Jane has noticed though that many people are starting to want to go back to the more traditional way of shopping as they like to touch […]

Things with a Difference

Meet the Owners of Things with a Difference

Jane Hannon, the owner of Things with a Difference has been a long time member of the Armidale business community. You may remember Jane from Armidale Kids, which was where all of the well-dressed local kids shopped. Jane also worked at Mountview Pharmacy where she developed a beautiful giftware section. Before Jane moved to Armidale […]

Things with a Difference

Introducing Things with a Difference

Things with a Difference is a gift and home wares shop that originally opened as a temporary Christmas Pop up Shop. It was such a successful and well-loved shop that Jane Hannon, the owner of the business, decided to keep it open as a permanent shop.  Jane chose the mall as the destination for her […]


MonfiaConnect – Conclusion

One of the primary reasons why David has been able to successfully grow a business like MonfiaConnect in Armidale is because of the NBN. In fact David notes that there is no way that his business could operate out of Armidale without the presence of the NBN. Like many others, David thinks that we need […]


MonfiaConnect – Meet the Owner

It is always extremely heart-warming to hear about local success stories. This is especially the case when the story relates to a young, bright, motivated and very capable person who both grew up and was educated in the local area. David Levingston, the owner of MonfiaConnect is a great example of someone who fits this […]


Introducing MonfiaConnect

MonfiaConnect is a new locally owned and operated business that specialises in digital marketing. That is helping business owners improve their web presence so that they can grow their business and reach their customers more effectively. MonfiaConnect was only founded at the beginning of 2015 when David Levingston realised that systems needed to be designed […]

Armidale Pet Shop & Aquarium

Armidale Pet Shop & Aquarium; Supporting Locals

Armidale Pet Shop & Aquarium supports several local community activities and charities! One of the lovely things that the owners of Armidale Pet Shop & Aquarium do within their business is to re-home rescue kittens. This saves a large number of kittens from being put down and also means that they don’t become a community […]