Member News

Teen Direct – Giving Career Support, Direction & Skills to Teens

By: Eva Harrison

Posted: 17th October 2017

End to End Programme for Careers and Employability Skills Concerned that too many teenagers are unaware of the wide range of jobs and opportunities available to them after they leave…

Energy, Emotion , Colour and Art with Flowers and Nature in Exhibitions


Posted: 16th October 2017

Artist Charron Pugsley-Hill is exhibiting her colourful, spiritual art in two exhibitions this month. The first is an outdoor exhibition at Ferry Meadows Country Park Peterborough a fabulous family park…

Slow Food Cycle Tour – new for 2018

By: Kay Dartnell

Posted: 16th October 2017

Just finished designing the first of our new cycle tours for 2018; a Slow Food Cycle Tour of Shropshire.  A chance to visit and sample craft beer & wine from six…

BE YOUnique at The George Hotel, Stamford, Lincs

By: Nicole Heath

Posted: 16th October 2017

WIRE Event at The George Stamford – Wednesday, November 1st 2017 Members of the WIRE Group in Leicester & Rutland have teamed together for a unique shopping experience in the…

The Dandelion Hideaway – Best Glamping Destination of the Year 2017 – VistEngland Awards 2017

By: Sharon Earp

Posted: 16th October 2017

Farmer John & Sharon Earp from The Dandelion Hideaway in Leicestershire have won the national award, in the newly created category of Glamping Provider of the Year for VisitEngland’s Awards…

Derbyshire Doves in the News

Posted: 16th October 2017

                                              Lindsay Trevarthen is Co-Network Leader for WiRE…

WiRE Member is Champion of Champions at Rural Business awards

Posted: 9th October 2017

Scooping the coveted overall “Champion of Champions” award as well as the hard-fought “Best Rural Tourism Business” Award at the Rural Business Awards 2017 was Hoe Grange Holidays, based in…

Herefordshire Rural Hub appoints Liz Lloyd as its new Chair

Posted: 3rd October 2017

Herefordshire Rural Hub, the organisation that promotes economic, social and environmental improvements in farming and rural businesses in Herefordshire, has announced it has appointed Liz Lloyd as its new Chair. Liz said:…

Chance to write, record and release your own song

By: Heather Gallagher

Posted: 3rd October 2017

Budding young songwriters have the opportunity to work alongside professionals to write, record and release their own music as part of an exciting half term bootcamp in Burton. Performing arts…

A new start, a new business: The Knit Kit Company

By: Louisa Onoufriou

Posted: 3rd October 2017

Last year, I set up a new business with my longtime pal Helen. Helen (based near Edinburgh) and I (based in London) had both worked fairly standard jobs – Hels as…