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If any of us have any energy after a busy Christmas Day you might want to get checking out some of the bargains in the Boxing Day sales.

We want everyone to support local shops, smaller retailers who need your custom right now, whilst Manchester is in tier 3 all non essential shops are still open.

If you are into sports get yourself down to Sports Direct who have a very good sale on with free delivery, or you could visit JD Sports who have a 50% sale

Go-outdoors is a good place to spend your money if you need a jacket or even a pair of running trainers they are having a 60% sale right now good time to get that Gore-Tex jacket you always wanted

Need some perfume or aftershave with genuine products look no further than Boots they are offering £10 worth of points for every £60 spent and other offers like 50% off fragrances and other things.

If you are looking for a mobile phone check out John Lewis or if going online all refurbished phones as verified by us are in great condition, and unlocked.

Amazon have some deals that are good however nothing with that ‘Wow’ effect, it seems the deals they had in the Black Friday sales was no different to the prices they had throughout the year.

Argos has some good deals and worth checking out and Currys

If you are a cyclist always check out Evans Cycles and Wiggle online, Halfords have some reductions not to be missed if you are looking for a bike although we suggest to be doing the bike up yourself rather than letting them touch it.

Always though go to your town centre and give some money to your local retailer even though online might be cheaper with some things.

Have it in mind that going to a shop or store you have the advantage of either trying something on or trying something out where going online you do not have that experience, the other advantage is and more so with Amazon you don’t have to put up with couriers who often cannot be bothered to look for an address and push your important parcel through a neighbours door.