Member News

WomanWho Achieves win for Elaine

By: Elaine Pritchard

Posted: 10th June 2019

Elaine Pritchard, one of the three volunteer leaders of the WiRE Burton network,  has been honoured for her achievements through networking at the fourth annual Woman Who Achieves awards. More…


WiRE Member (Louise Roberts) becomes an co – author of a 3M handbook

By: Louise Roberts

Posted: 3rd June 2019

Louise Roberts of Alimenti Food Sciences was commissioned to write a chapter of a 3M handbook for food and drink manufacturers. The handbook covers all aspects of environmental monitoring in…


Going abroad this summer? Here are some food safety tips.

By: Louise Roberts

Posted: 31st May 2019

There are a few tips that I would like to share to help you enjoy your travels, without experiencing food poisoning. Drinking water – check before you travel if it…


It’s time to Switch Off

By: Louise England

Posted: 9th May 2019

Holidays are a time to take a complete break from the daily routine, to relax and recharge our batteries.  In these days of electronic communication, many people think an immediate…


Give Boxing For Fitness a Shot, Literally!

By: Michelle Cooper

Posted: 8th May 2019

If you haven’t tried boxing or the training that comes with it, now is the time to give it a shot, literally and metaphorically! Developed by Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton,…


Black Country Business Festival

By: Rachel Bowden

Posted: 29th April 2019

I’ll be hosting a Q&A Panel as part of an event at the Black Country Business Festival. On 15 May in Wolverhampton we’ll be focusing on Governance as Competitive Advantage,…


Hola! Spanish Night raises charity cash in East Staffs

By: Elaine Pritchard

Posted: 29th April 2019

At WiRE Burton we are proud to be raising money throughout 2019 for our chosen charity of the year, the Midlands Air Ambulance. At every meeting we have a collecting…


Uttoxeter Wire and Making Dementia Friends

By: Joanna Parkin

Posted: 23rd April 2019

As a Dementia Friends Champion I was delighted to present the session to the members of Uttoxeter Wire. Many thanks to all those who attended and participated in Dementia Bingo.


Fizz Festivals Adds New Venues and Events in 2019

By: Esther Wright

Posted: 11th April 2019

Proms and Prosecco in the Park is being staged at Weston Park for the first time in 2019 by Fizz Festivals, the company behind highly successful Proms and Prosecco events…


West Lavington Farm 2019 Diversification Project

By: Patricia Holloway

Posted: 8th April 2019

Our holiday let is progressing nicely with the building taking shape now. We could not have done this without help from ‘Plain Action’ which is a LEADER funded programme. Grants…