We have an exciting announcement to make – we now have one of our first business partners!

Some of you may have already heard about our 20:20 campaign. We launched this campaign in June to encourage the local community to invest in our work and to join us in our vision. As part of this campaign, we are looking for 20 local businesses to give £2000 yearly and Heal is one of the first businesses to partner with us.

Heal is a medical-based beauty spa in Harrogate’s Montpellier Quarter, founded by Oliver Highland-Edmonds, who is also Heal’s Senior Podiatrist. Having worked with the NHS for ten years, Oliver decided to make the move into private practice. “People enjoy beauty treatments, but medical care is very functional and utilitarian. People often don’t turn up to appointments. But there’s no reason why medical care has to be this way.”

Oliver has spent the last two years merging these two areas together. Heal offers a unique blend of medical treatments and beauty therapies, all under one roof. Heal maintains the highest clinical standards and uses evidence based-practice, but also provides a personal, more luxurious touch, providing a pleasurable experience for clients.

Heal is now partnering with the Harrogate Hub and raising funds to support our work. Heal is already planning an amazing fundraising project, so watch this space!

Heal shares the Harrogate Hub’s holistic approach to wellbeing, and like the Hub, the business also aims to make a difference in the community. “We don’t want to be another company that just takes from community”, explains Oliver.

Heal are a living wage employer, they invest in the education of their employees, they give back to their clients through a devotee scheme, and they use ethical, environmentally-friendly products.

This Autumn, Oliver is planning a project to provide free hair and foot care for homeless people in Harrogate. The Hub is facilitating this through linking Heal with one of our church partners. We’ll be sharing more about this soon.

We’re really looking forward to working with Heal, along with other businesses that share our heart to show love to our community. We’re uniting businesses, charities, churches and individuals to work together, so we can make Harrogate a healthier, happier, more caring community.

If you work for or run a local business and would like to find out how your business could get involved, please do get in touch at hello@theharrogatehub.org. We’d love to hear from you. 

 

Written by Ella Green