Member News

Local Business Fair

By: Sarah Stephens

Posted: 16th January 2018

WiRE member Sarah Stephens of Oscar Pet Foods Avon & Stour is organising a Local Business Fair just for small businesses located in or near her home village of Bransgore,…

Photograph a new you for 2018 – Special Discounts for WiRe Members

Posted: 15th January 2018

At the start of a brand new year, have you thought about having some fresh images to promote you and your brand? Whether you need headshots or want a fuller…

My vintage valentine

By: Sarah Lewis

Posted: 15th January 2018

My Vintage Valentine Join us for our luxury afternoon tea from 2-4pm, 14th February until 17th February, Choose a day to suit you when booking. Max 20 guests per session.…

Feelgood Memories Workshop – a WiRE baby!

By: Rachel Hutchinson

Posted: 15th January 2018

WiRE members, Rachel Hutchinson from Patch, and Ali Wheeler from Feelgood, have networking to thank for their latest venture.  They are delighted to have teamed up to launch the ‘Feelgood…

New Year, New Start for Hastings & District WiRE

By: Kate Munden

Posted: 15th January 2018

Hastings and District WiRE has moved location and has a new Group Leader, Kate Munden. Kate is a therapist specialising in women’s health and passionate about networking and connecting like…

Electric Bikes take all the hard work out of a Cycle Tour!

By: Kay Dartnell

Posted: 15th January 2018

Bridge the fitness gap with our new Electric bikes Did any of you see Larry Lamb (from Gavin & Stacey), zooming up a hill on his electric bike with a…

New Workshops for 2018

By: Carol Florence Graham

Posted: 10th January 2018

I’m delighted to be launching new and innovative workshop programmes for 2018. The first is a series of creative writing sessions held at Trumpet Corner Tea Rooms & Art Gallery…

Happy New Year!

By: Suzanne Welland

Posted: 10th January 2018

Here we go again, another January, another year, welcome 2018. I adore Christmas and all the festivities, which is just as well, because I am always busy with Christmas puddings,…

Four-year contract win to promote rural music innovation

By: Elizabeth Parbutt

Posted: 10th January 2018

Elizabeth Parbutt at Made by Marketing ( is celebrating her first win of a four-year marketing and PR contract! She will be promoting Connect: Resound(, a flagship digital music education…


By: Shirley Heyward

Posted: 10th January 2018

In 2006 this beautiful stone house was rescued by myself and my husband, after the renovation, we ran it as a Retreat B&B until I suffered from burn-out in 2011. …