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My WiRE Journey – Dare to Dream

Posted: 5th November 2018

By: Chris Rushton

  My name is Chris Rushton. I wanted to share with you, my journey of being a WiRE member and the success that WiRE has given me to date. My…

Against The Odds

Posted: 1st May 2018

By: Janet Hill

Of course, I don’t need to tell you that the history of women in business enterprise is a proud one. In less enlightened times, women tirelessly supported the rural businesses…

The birth of glamping

Posted: 4th October 2017

By: Sharon Earp

Glamping is not a new phenomenon, but one influenced by the past. During the 1920’s African safari’s and expedition camps of the colonial era were widespread, early explorers carried with…

My Secret Ingredient For Great Goal Setting

Posted: 9th January 2017

By: Carolyn Trafford

It’s my job.  I work with goals.  Goals for individuals, goals for teams, goals to lose weight, goals to start and grow businesses.  My moto ” A goal is for…

Creative ways to support mental health

Posted: 20th December 2016

By: Annie Jeffery

hArt is a charity set up in October 2014, which aims to support mental health needs in adults and children of all ages and all abilities.   We are based…

Christmas with hearing impaired family and friends

Posted: 7th November 2016

By: Sally Joyner

Anyone who has a hearing impairment knows how difficult situations are when you cannot hear clearly and how awkward it can be when there is a lot of background noise.…

Why you should join WiRE by Burton WiRE

Posted: 10th August 2016

When Alison, Lorraine and I (Elaine) took over running the WiRE Burton-on-Trent network we decided not to enforce WiRE’s national policy that women can only visit a network twice before deciding whether…

Business networking tips

Posted: 11th May 2015

Getting the most out of network meetings The following tips should help you to make the most of attending WiRE meetings, or indeed any other networking opportunities you may have…