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Virtual Comedy Night Raises Lots of Laughs and Pounds for Poverty Charity

Raising laughs and loot through virtual comedy night A virtual night of comedy raised much-needed laughs – and £1,500 for charity.   The gig marked the return of charity stand-up events organised by Comedy at Work creatives Anne Docherty from Kenilworth and Mark Hinds from Warwick.   Proceeds from the virtual gig, supported by Lodders… Keep Reading

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8-Year-Old Warwick Schoolboy Inspired By The Late Sir Captain Tom Moore

Will steps up for local charity – in all weathers An eight-year-old Warwick boy schoolboy has adopted the spirit of the late Captain Sir Tom Moore in support of a charity local to him. William Colegate is running up a fundraising total for Molly Olly’s Wishes with a 62-mile challenge. Out in all weathers, the… Keep Reading

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Virtual Balloon Race Gives Charity A Lift

A Warwick charity has been given a lift thanks to an innovative festive fundraising initiative. Members of Knowle & Dorridge Rotary Club collected £2,700 for Molly Olly’s Wishes when their virtual balloon race took off on Christmas Day. The joint initiative with Redditch Kingfisher Club, also raised £2,700 for the Community Heartbeat Trust in Redditch. Competitors were invited… Keep Reading

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Supporting Campaign Will Help Warwickshire Cidery Beat Pandemic

The owners of an award-winning family-run cidery in Warwickshire have launched a new crowdfunding campaign to help mount a post-pandemic recovery of their business. Jolyon and Charlotte Olivier are inviting supporters to apply for at least £40,000 in shares of Napton Cidery following the success of their first round of investment two years ago. The… Keep Reading

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FINAL DAYS TO ENTER FIRST COVENTRY & WARWICKSHIRE FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS

There are just a few days left to enter the first Coventry & Warwickshire Foodie Awards. The new Foodie Awards 2021, in partnership with Warwickshire County Council and Visit Coventry, is a celebration of the best of the region’s food and drink scene as they re-emerge from the pandemic year. Entrants will be showcasing their talents… Keep Reading

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Foodie Friday: Best Cafe & Coffee Shop

A celebration of the best of Coventry and Warwickshire’s food and drink scene is at the heart of a new awards program designed to support businesses as they re-emerge from lockdown. The first Foodie Awards 2021, in partnership with Visit Coventry, lists among its guest judges Birmingham-born Michelin star chef Glyn Purnell and chef-turned-restaurateur Andreas Antona, founder of… Keep Reading

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New Business, New Baby & Coping With Loss – All In Lockdown!

A Warwick couple are toasting the success of their new wine business – despite overcoming two lockdowns, redundancy and a personal tragedy. Paul Rowe and Lucy Scrivens, from Hatton Park, are enjoying a busy start for BRC Collective which they partly attribute to increasing demands driven by the pandemic. The business signals a new direction… Keep Reading

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NEJ Stevenson: Makers & Designers Of Fine Furniture

Neil Stevenson started his business in domestic garage back in 1984, but his dream to work with and craft beautiful furniture began even further back. Neil discovered his passion for furniture making in a traditional Staffordshire chair makers whilst still attending school. After completing his A Levels, Neil went on to study Fine Craftsmanship and… Keep Reading

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Foodie Awards: COVID Resilience Award

A celebration of the best of Coventry and Warwickshire’s food and drink scene is at the heart of a new awards program designed to support businesses as they re-emerge from lockdown. The first Foodie Awards 2021, in partnership with Visit Coventry, lists among its guest judges Birmingham-born Michelin star chef Glyn Purnell and chef-turned-restaurateur Andreas Antona, founder of… Keep Reading

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