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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 […]

Winchcombe Farm Team going to extra mile to raise funds for Shipston Home Nursing

A team of six staff from Winchcombe Farm in Upper Tysoe are putting their best feet forward next month to raise more funds for a cause close to their hearts. Winchcombe’s co-owner Jo Carroll and her sister Heidi, are being joined by the holiday retreat’s housekeeping and maintenance staff for the 5 and 10k run/walk […]

Cidery’s new summer festival celebrates local brands

A packed day of summer fun and entertainment has been announced with the launch of a brand new festival for south Warwickshire. An all-day line-up of live musicians will take centre stage in Napton on the Hill all performing their own music for the Cidery’s Hillside Jamm event, near the Cidery, on July 29th. As […]

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 […]

Full house adds up to funds for charity

Alsters Kelley, Bingo, charity

BINGO numbers added up to a successful evening of fundraising for five charities in Coventry and Warwickshire, thanks to local law firm Alsters Kelley. More than £2,000 proceeds will be divided between Helping Hands Community Project in Leamington, Safeline in Warwick, The Mary Ann Evans Hospice in Nuneaton, Coventry Women’s Haven and Southam Fosse Foodbank. […]

Second Foodie Awards celebrates excellence in Coventry & Warwickshire

AN evening of celebration shone a light on some of the region’s best hospitality businesses at the second Coventry & Warwickshire Foodie Awards last week. In partnership with Visit Warwickshire and Visit Coventry, the awards, hosted by Fargo Village in Coventry, brought together more than 50 businesses vying for success across 17 food and drink […]