Member News

Visit to the Cambridge Satchel Factory – Invitation to all WiRE Members

Posted: 30th April 2018

If you were a Cambridge Satchel, which one would you be? (Don’t worry this is not one of those Facebook quiz questions!) Perhaps a colourful, capacious Tote or a Vintage Satchel?…


Let’s Be Fair About Fairtrade

By: Elaine Pritchard

Posted: 23rd April 2018

After attending the inspirational WiRE Conference 2018, I went on to another thought-provoking event right on my doorstep. It was a meeting to re-ignite a steering group to raise awareness…


Exporting is Key to Rural Growth

Posted: 10th April 2018

Taking place on 27 April between 10:00-13:30 at the Ludlow Nut Company, click here for your free ticket Would you like to learn more about your business’s export potential, take part in…


Do your Tax Return in April

By: Jenny Bracelin

Posted: 9th April 2018

Want profit and peace of mind now – with no extra work? Do you Tax Return in April! You are unlikely to ever be in the mood!! Enjoy the huge…


A Plush Flush win National Awards for their Top Toilets

By: Becky Wall BEM

Posted: 26th March 2018

Charles and Becky Wall of A Plush Flush were delighted once again to be Flushed with success at the National Loo Awards held in December. This year for the sixth…


Ascendancy expands digital marketing team

By: Helen Culshaw

Posted: 21st March 2018

  A Shropshire company has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new digital marketing executive. Shifnal-based Ascendancy Internet Marketing helps its clients grow their businesses by running digital…


Travel update

By: Wendy Plant

Posted: 19th March 2018

I have now raised enough money (£610) to send 2 families on their much needed memory making break with the help of Me and Dee. My goal is 5 families…


Rural Roots PR launches new mentorship programme (with discount for WiRE members)

By: Megan Allen

Posted: 14th March 2018

Rural Roots PR and Journalism, which specialises in communications for rural tourism businesses has launched a PR mentorship programme for SMEs. Officially starting later this Spring, the online course will work with…


How to turn incoming calls into increased sales

Posted: 14th March 2018

By Jan Cavelle We all work incredibly hard at our marketing.   We may well work hard at presentations and even attack the “dreaded” cold calling.  But one area of sales…


Research project on Rural Digital Potential

Posted: 12th March 2018

  Rural England has today (12th March 2018) published the final report from the research project on digital potential, which you may recall was commissioned from it (in partnership with…