Month: October 2021

Lockdown heroes treated to brunch at award-winning Birmingham restaurant

A group of lockdown heroes were treated to a slap-up meal at an award-winning Birmingham restaurant as a big thank you for their hard work during the pandemic. The winners were nominated for going above and beyond to make life easier for others during the lockdowns. They were treated to a Bottomless Brunch at Thai […]

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Aber Falls Launches Search for a Local Hero

Aber Falls launches its search for a local hero, inviting them to officially open the distillery’s new Farmer’s Market on 19th November. The Aber Falls fortnightly Farmer’s Market in Abergwyngregyn, will provide local producers with the opportunity to sell their products to the public, from permanent, authentic market stalls, and the Aber Falls team is […]

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A Drizzly Memory Walk on Arran Helps ARRAN Sense of Scotland Raise £10K for Alzheimer Scotland

Less than six months into its year-long charity partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, local home and body care business ARRAN Sense of Scotland (formerly Arran Aromatics) has exceeded its £10,000 fundraising target for the charity’s annual Memory Walk. The company, which is best known for its signature scent After the Rain, organised a string of fundraising activities engaging customers and staff, to help reach the milestone in double quick timing. Aptly, it was an 8km Memory Walk with over 30 colleagues around the Isle of Arran in the driving rain that pushed […]

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Snow Globe Gin Liqueur now available at HARVEY NICHOLS and VERY – as it heads into Christmas Season with an Exciting New Look

Following the success of 2020’s Snow Globe Gin Liqueur®, Gravity Drinks have shared details of this year’s NEW and collectable light-up snow globe, due for release in stores this September. The theme for 2021’s bottle is ‘An Enchanted Christmas’. The magnificent scene on the outside of the bottle features beautiful woodland creatures gathered around a […]

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Cyclists complete gruelling 250-mile journey and raise more than £15k for music studio

SPIRITED cyclists completed a gruelling 250-mile journey through the mountains of North Wales to raise money for Wrexham Sounds. Participants in the epic VELO 21 challenge have already surpassed their £15,000 target for the social enterprise, a music studio for disadvantaged youngsters. Beginning at the revamped Rhosrobin site, chairman Chris Lloyd and the group were […]

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Increase in senior rental properties reflects growing interest in renting in retirement, says My Future Living

The latest Senior Housing Development report from estate agency Knight Frank[i] shows that the number of senior housing units is set to increase by nearly 10% over the next five years in a bid to keep pace with the rising 65+ population which is set to grow by 22% in the next 30 years to 15.1 […]

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“Can you put into the contract that if Sophie goes off the rails as a mother, I’ll get my money back?”

Female founders of Squirrel Sisters snack bars reveal stark conversations with potential investors on family business podcast As the company heads towards its sixth anniversary in November, the sisters behind Squirrel Sisters, the UK’s only snacking brand with an entire range of no added sugar products, take to the airwaves on family business podcast It Runs In […]

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Sustainable London food manufacturer secures HSBC UK funding to enable growth

London-based food supplier Snack Fresh has secured a £50,000 Recovery Loan from HSBC UK to facilitate its environmentally sustainable growth strategy. The funding from HSBC UK will allow the company to invest in its new eco-friendly packaging, purchase additional stock to meet an increase in demand and hire four new staff to streamline distribution. Snack […]

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Joanna Swash Group CEO of Moneypenny named one of this year’s Women to Watch

Moneypenny’s Joanna Swash has been named a ‘woman to watch’ in the annual list compiled by Cranfield School of Management. Launched alongside the Female FTSE Board Report, which provides an annual analysis of women on the boards of FTSE 350 companies, the Women to Watch 2021 is intended to shine a light on the impressive talent […]

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Mutti set to crown its Golden Tomato Cook with the launch of exciting new cooking competition

Mutti, the Italian’s favourite tomato brand*, has launched an exciting cooking competition to discover the UK’s most authentic and creative tomato cook. The UK Golden Tomato Cook  competition will culminate in a live ‘Master Chef’ style final in London, in front of an esteemed panel of chef judges. The overall winner will not only be […]

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