Member News

WiRE Derbyshire Doves charity donations

By: Lindsay Trevarthen

Posted: 23rd October 2017

With some money in the left in the kitty at the end of our 2016/17 programme, WiRE Doves decided to support two WiRE members in their fundraising, donating £75 each…


Why we all need a hug & other lessons learned from a prison

By: Annie Day

Posted: 23rd October 2017

One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is being able to deliver relaxation therapies to certain groups of people who need it most. In my 19 years as…


Success at The Social Media Cafe!

By: Esther Partridge-Warner

Posted: 23rd October 2017

Every month WiRE member Esther Partridge-Warner runs informative events at The Open Space in Malvern.  Groups of 12 people in local businesses get together to discuss a different social media…


Nativity Christmas Cards – still available

By: Charlotte Carver

Posted: 23rd October 2017

Charlotte Carver of The Little Leather Box Company is backing a bespoke CHRISTMAS CARD project this Autumn. If you too love a classic nativity scene (and Elgar) why not take…


Celebrating New Business Start Up Award Nomination at Suffolk BME Awards

Posted: 18th October 2017

WiRe Member Shirley Powell from ‘Your Life in Your Hands‘ which has been nominated and shortlisted to receive an award at the Suffolk BME Awards 2017 jointly organised by the…


Simply does Great Britain

By: Emily Whitehead

Posted: 18th October 2017

Simply HQ began life in Staffordshire as an award winning membership network for stand out indie businesses. Simply Staffordshire celebrates, supports and connects hand picked indie businesses and, after 5…


WiRE woman nominated for supporting local community

By: Cheryl Morris

Posted: 18th October 2017

WiRE business dedicated to supporting fellow small enterprises has been recognised for its commitment to local communities. Creative Word PR, based in Burton On Trent, has been nominated for a…


Drawing the Street ‘Together’ Exhibition in Eccleshall

By: Ronnie Cruwys

Posted: 17th October 2017

Two forthcoming exhibitions of local architectural street scenes in Eccleshall and Staffordshire this November.  Ronnie Cruwys has been drawing streets in and around Staffordshire for a few years now and…


Rural Business Awards Champion of Champions

By: Felicity Brown

Posted: 17th October 2017

It was exciting to be shortlisted as finalists in the Rural Business Awards 2017 in the Best Rural Tourism Business category for our self-catering log cabins and gorgeous glamping pods, set…


Farm Business Innovation Show – Glamping Panel Discussion – Say Hello!

By: Sharon Earp

Posted: 17th October 2017

Wednesday 8 November 2017  I’ll be joining the expert Glamping Panel discussion this year at the Farm Business Innovation Show. Do pop along and say hello, it’s always so refreshing…