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Fundraising is a piece of cake for professional baker!

A professional cake maker raised more than £400 for charity last week after hosting a coffee morning that was certainly a cut above. The owner of White Hyacinth Cake Design in Whatcote, collected a sweet £439 for Macmillan when locals flocked to sample some of her professionally made tasty treats on offer. Debra Goodwin and… Keep Reading

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Full house adds up to funds for Warwickshire charity

BINGO numbers added up to a successful evening of fundraising for a Warwickshire charity thanks to local law firm Alsters Kelley. More than £3,400 was raised for The Friendship Project, thanks to match funding by Four Acres Trust. It was a ‘full house’ for the bingo event, at The Bulldog in Whitnash last month, which… Keep Reading

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Warwickshire children’s charity receives £26k boost from golf day

A golf day organised in aid of Warwickshire children’s charity Molly Olly’s Wishes, which supports children with terminal or life-threatening illnesses, has raised an incredible £26,252. Jointly organised and sponsored by Nottingham companies, Oakland International (which also has a site in Redditch) and Avanti Print and Packaging, 17-teams from across England, Scotland and Wales took… Keep Reading

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Golf day puts Henley Rotary Club on course for £10,000 hospice target

HENLEY Rotarians are certainly on ‘course’ to hit their £10,000 total for local hospices following a recent charity golf day. Twenty-two men’s ladies and mixed teams took to the tee to compete for prizes – and bragging rights – in a series of long and short-game competitions across 18 holes at Stratford Oaks Golf Club.… Keep Reading

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Claire’s marathon effort for causes close to her heart

A Warwick mum is hoping to run up big totals for two local causes close to her heart in a marathon fundraising effort this weekend. Claire Hammond is gearing up for her first London Marathon on Sunday (October 3rd) – in aid of charities Molly Olly’s Wishes and Northleigh House School. It marks the culmination… Keep Reading

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Octogenarians put best feet forward for local hospices

THREE 80-year-old Rotarians are en route to raising £10,000 for three local hospices by walking a mile for every year of their lives. Friends David Burman, Robbin Suffield and Jeff Masters have already amassed more than £4,000 towards their target after completing the Triple80HospiceTrek – but it wasn’t without its challenges. The Henley-in-Arden Rotary Club… Keep Reading

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Stratford MP Opens New Nursery in Snitterfield

Stratford MP officially opens brand new Snitterfield nursery A brand-new nursery for the Stratford area has been officially opened by local MP Nadhim Zahawi, who hailed it as, “one of the finest nurseries” in the area. Little Dragon’s Day Nursery has opened its doors in the Methodist Church in Snitterfield near Stratford following a full… Keep Reading

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Napton Cidery recipe sits among UK’s best in new CAMRA book

A locally produced cider has earned its place among the best in the UK in a new guide published by CAMRA. Napton Cidery’s Whisky Cask blend features in Modern British Cider which is being launched around the country this month by author and industry expert Gabe Cook. In the book, the self-titled Ciderologist, Gabe shines… Keep Reading

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Restaurant Fundraises for Younger People’s Mentor in Stratford

Extra mentor set for young people in Stratford thanks to charity backing from local restaurant A local charity that helps children and young people in Stratford is on the lookout for an extra mentor thanks to a pledge of support from a family-run business in the area. Lifespace, which provides one-to-one mentoring for children and… Keep Reading

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Emotional messages take to the skies to mark release of charity record

RELATIVES grieving the loss of a loved one were among those gathered for the poignant launch of a charity single by Coventry’s MOBO Award-nominated musician Sandra Godley. National Grief Awareness Day on Monday (August 30th) marked the release of My Darling which is raising funds and awareness for three local charities in the wake of… Keep Reading

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Community gets behind ‘fun-draising’ day for charities

FUN and fundraising were the order of the day at Hatton Park in Warwick on Sunday. The community event, rescheduled from earlier in the summer due to Covid-19, has been hailed a huge success by the organisers who have raised more than £1,200 for two charities – Molly Olly’s Wishes and Warwickshire Domestic Abuse Service.… Keep Reading

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British Regional Hampers – A Taste of Warwickshire

A Taste Of Britain Artisan food and drink producers are being showcased in a new initiative from British Regional Hampers, with the focus on a different part of the UK each month. Hampers including produce from Warwickshire and Worcestershire are currently available, together with four specially-selected Christmas and New Year hampers. Regions to be covered… Keep Reading

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Local solicitors’ firm goes extra mile(s) for domestic abuse charity

A local solicitors’ firm has gone that extra mile to help a domestic abuse charity in Coventry rise to the challenges of the pandemic. Staff and friends of Coventry & Warwickshire law firm, Alsters Kelley Solicitors Ltd raised £775 by walking a 10-mile route between two of their offices in Coventry and Leamington. The challenge… Keep Reading

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A Moment of Zen In The Chaotic Beginnings of Parenthood

Spa Babies started up sessions back in 2019, when Lisa Ryan finished her maternity leave with her second born. Designed for babies from birth to nine months, it is the leading Baby Spa in the UK. In fact, it is one of a kind. Lisa creates relaxing parent and baby bonding sessions with a full sensory… Keep Reading

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Charity Song Set to Raise Funds and Awareness

Charity song set to raise funds and awareness of loss AN award-winning singer songwriter has released a new single close to her heart to raise funds and awareness for three charities in Coventry and Warwickshire. My Darling is the exclusive new track written and recorded by MOBO-nominated musician Sandra Godley in aid of Surviving Bereavement,… Keep Reading

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Esme Griffiths Art – Pet Portraits & Wildlife Drawings

Esme graduated from Loughborough University with a first class honours degree in printed textiles and knew straight away she wanted to work for herself. Setting up Esme Griffiths Art after her graduation in September 2018 she combined her love for drawing and passion for nature and animals, specialising in creating beautiful coloured pencil portraits of… Keep Reading

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Creating Lasting Memories Through Bespoke Ceremonies

This week we caught up with Warwickshire local Lauren Duncan, a registered professional celebrant offering unique and bespoke ceremonies to mark many of your special occasions. Why choose a celebrant for your special day? Lauren provides a bespoke ceremony for each and every occasion you want to mark with your unique touch. From naming ceremonies,… Keep Reading

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White Glove Couriers Transporting your Goods with a Smile

This week’s business Spotlight is shining on PVK Couriers; transporting your goods all across the UK with a service that goes the extra mile, so you can feel confident your packages arrive safely and right on time. We caught up with director of PVK Couriers Sarah Taylor to talk about her latest venture working alongside some… Keep Reading

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Becoming a Female Boss – Inspire, Achieve & Celebrate with Women in Business

After chatting with Woman Who founder Sandra Garlick MBE, we’re celebrating sisterhood in business this weekend! Woman Who was set up in 2016 to create a network of female empowered business role models. We can’t believe someone had the cheek to tell Sandra it would never take off. If they hadn’t, this inspiring entrepreneur would… Keep Reading

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Optimise Your Health & Empower Your Body

We love talking about all things health and wellbeing at The Warwickshire Review, especially celebrating the hard work of our local residents making a difference for their community. Leamington Spa have gained another new business focused on empowering us; Louisa Dobbs Nutrition opened her clinic doors in January this year with the hope of helping… Keep Reading

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First Foodie Awards Cook Off Judged by Glynn Purnell

JUSTIFIED TEXT The Heat Was on in First Foodie Awards Cook-off judged by Celebrity Chefs The heat was on for four talented chefs – including two from south Warwickshire – who competed in a Masterchef-style cook-off judged by celebrity chef Glynn Purnell, this week. Baabzi Miah from Baabzi’s Indian Takeaway, and George Cambridge from Warwick… Keep Reading

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The Warwickshire Review’s Guide to Children’s Summer Activities

  There is so much happening this summer to fill the school holidays with enriching, exciting and skills based activities to make the most of the children’s time off. Warwickshire is packed with family fun activities and children’s clubs and events to get involved with too and we’ve found some of the best. Atherstone Leisure… Keep Reading

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Know Your Mouth, Love Your Smile

Warwickshire local twin brothers Viren and Upen Vithlani are the joint directors of The Grove Practice in Leamington Spa. We caught up with Upen to talk about all things smiles and oral health this week and blimey, were we blown away by his passion. We’ve got so much to tell you about these wonderful brothers… Keep Reading

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