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House of Commons launch for sixth Ladies First Awards celebrating inspirational achievers

A prestigious event at London’s House of Commons this week marked the launch of a national awards campaign to celebrate some the country’s most inspirational female achievers. The sixth – and biggest – Ladies First Professional Development Awards, will highlight success stories as well as raise funds for The Giles Trust Brain Tumour Fund at […]

Local ladies among those celebrating business success

INSPIRATIONAL achievers from Warwickshire were among those celebrated at the fifth Ladies First Professional Development Network Business Awards. More than 300 people assembled at Coombe Abbey on Thursday (March 23rd) for the glittering awards ceremony, hosted by local musician and BBC radio presenter Sandra Godley. Winners included Emily Biddle who was awarded Business Woman of […]

Finalists announced for fifth inspirational women awards

INSPIRATIONAL achievers from Coventry and Warwickshire have been named among the finalists in the fifth Ladies First Network Business and Inspirational Women Awards. Entrants have been selected from nearly 300 nominations by a panel of judges from across the UK. The finalists will now be invited to an independent judging day at Metropolis in Coventry […]

Still time to enter awards celebrating female achievers

THERE are just a few weeks left for people in Warwickshire to enter awards dedicated to recognising inspirational women across the UK. The fifth Ladies First Professional Development Awards will celebrate success stories while also raising funds and awareness for two Midlands charities, The Memory Box Foundation and Coventry Foodbank. New categories celebrating creatives will […]

Rotarians appeal for help at food packing event to Feed the Hungry

Rotarians in Coventry and Warwickshire are helping to lead the way in tackling world hunger with the return of their food packing initiative in partnership with Feed The Hungry. It will be all hands on deck when members of The Rotary Club of Warwick, Southam, Leamington, Kenilworth and Henley-in-Arden and Coventry Jubilee, Coventry Phoenix and […]

Bereavement volunteer named as ‘Platinum Champion’

Tracey McAtamney, Platinum Champion Award

A charity founder who runs monthly bereavement cafes in Warwickshire and the West Midlands, has been named as a Platinum Champion as part of a national Jubilee awards celebrating dedication to volunteering. Tracey McAtamney was recognised for her work as the founder of Surviving Bereavement foundation, which she established in memory of her late husband […]

Finalists unveiled for second Coventry & Warwickshire Foodie Awards

THE finalists in the second Coventry and Warwickshire Foodie Awards have been unveiled. The Foodie Awards 2022, in partnership with Visit Coventry and Visit Warwickshire, is a celebration of the best of the region’s food and drink scene. More than 50 food and drink businesses across the region will now come under the scrutiny of […]

Final chance to enter second Coventry & Warwickshire Foodie Awards

TIME is running out to enter The Coventry & Warwickshire Foodie Awards, which returns to celebrate the best of the region’s food and drink scene – with the backing of two celebrity Michelin Star chefs. The Awards, in partnership with Visit Coventry and Visit Warwickshire, will culminate in a ceremony at The Box at Fargo […]

Evening celebrates business success

Ladies First Network professional Development Awards 2022, Tracey McAtamney, St Maur

INSPIRATIONAL achievers from Warwickshire were among those celebrated at the fourth Ladies First Network Business Awards. More than 300 people assembled at Coombe Abbey on Thursday (March 24th) for the glittering awards ceremony, hosted by BBC radio presenter Sandra Godley. Winners were revealed across 30 categories ranging from Rising Stars, Young Achievers and Excellence Education […]