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Linda Garrould – I Adore Your Gifts and Jewellery – Norfolk

I Adore Your Gifts and Jewellery is an on-line gift boutique specializing in gifts for her and for him.   We hand pick a range of gifts some of which are made in the UK and many others that are fair trade.  Gifts for her include jewellery, bags and jewellery rolls.  Gifts for him include shaving products, cufflinks, and football nostalgia gifts, so you are sure to find something suitable without a visit to the shops – great for women living in rural areas.  We offer FREE Standard Delivery on all orders and you can place on order over the phone (0845 6525032) or via our website


Wendy Dashwood- Quick – Resolution Coaching – Essex

Did you know that the biggest bottleneck to your success could be you? Learn how to 'get out of your own way' and succeed in a challenging climate. Resolution coaching will introduce you to the 7 primary elements that every successful businesswoman can incorporate into their role. Discover who you are, what you want and where you are going.  Wendy draws on a lifetime of experience of working for Executives at all levels.  Wendy is a Personal Development and Career Coach and is qualified in DISC Behaviour Assessments, a certified NLP Coach and EFT Practitioner. Wendy can offer you a free 45 minute ‘Coaching Discovery’ and 12 Page DISC Profile Report. For more information please visit the website or email wendy@resolutioncoaching.co.uk.


Yvonne Johnson  - Crimson Dragon Designs- Devon

Yvonne is a textile artist and painter.  She is currently offering a series of one-day workshops called “Dragon Days”.  Dragon Days are creative workshops/away-days where refreshments, lunch and materials are all provided for £45.  The venues are all in rural East Devon, in fabulous settings and with Bed and Breakfast available (either on site or nearby). Courses on “The Art of Painting on Fabric” have different themes, such as “The Natural World” or “Fun and Fantasy”. Dates are available throughout 2009.  Gift vouchers are also available, so you can treat someone special to a unique experience.  Come and spend a great day away from all the stress, and learn to design and paint your own designs on fabric.  Beginners are welcome. For more information please visit the website or contact Yvonne at yvonne@crimson-dragon.fsnet.co.uk


Philippa Morrell

Philippa Morrell- The Alexander Technique – Herefordshire

In these credit crunch days where stress is an everyday occurrence, you cannot afford to be suffering from back, neck or shoulder pain.  THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE is here to help you. The benefits of taking lessons in the Alexander Technique are wide ranging.  Apart from the initial benefits of reduced tension, loss of pain and greater ease of movement, they can include more effective use of time, energy and improved communication, presentation and decision-making skills.  It is not stress that is the problem in life but the way you handle it.  Learn how to let go of stress and not to store it within your body. For more information please visit the website or contact Philippa Morrell BA MSTAT by calling 01497 831447. You can arrange individual or small group lessons in Herefordshire or neighbouring counties.


Debbie Brewer West- Allen Carr's Easyway to Stop Smoking - Stoke, Crewe, Telford & Shrewsbury Clinics


Allen Carr's Easyway to Stop Smoking method offers the most successful documented method of stopping smoking on the planet.  The Easyway method is unique: instead of concentrating on the reasons why smokers shouldn't smoke, it focuses on the reasons why they do smoke despite the obvious disadvantages!  We don't use lasers, patches, gum or other nicotine containing products.  There are no shock tactics, no gimmicks, tricks or false props.  We don't even talk about the health scares.  Most clients attend just one 5 hour small group session and become happy non-smokers immediately and permanently.  However we do offer free booster sessions for three months after attending for the minority who need them.  Easyway has a proven success rate in excess of 90%, based on claims made under our unique 3 month money back guarantee.  There is nothing to lose, and everything to gain.  For more details contact Debbie Brewer-West on 01270 501 487 or email debbie@easyway2stopsmoking.co.uk


Alex Parr - Prestige Property Services UK Ltd Norfolk


Prestige Property Services is a one stop property shop based in East Anglia offering a stress-free Relocation and Home Finding Service. Our services are designed for busy working professionals catering for both purchase and rental requirements throughout East Anglia. We can help you find the right property, in the right location and at the right price. Relocation packages are tailored to the needs of each individual client. From first time buyers to relocating an entire team of staff, the process will be guided from initial consultation to putting the key in the door. For further information, please contact Alex on 01842 890264 or ap@prestige-property-services.com


Sophie Morford – Bizari Promotions – Suffolk

Bizari Promotions offers you out of the box publicity, perfectly packaged.  With a pinch of creativity, a dash of innovation and a touch of spice, Bizari is a one stop shop for your PR, marketing, advertising, graphic and web needs. Bizari allowing you to concentrate on running your business, by taking away the stresses of marketing, advertising and web needs.  With a media and contemporary art background Bizari is proud of its media mind with an artistic twist.  The only limit to our innovation is your imagination. If you dream it we can achieve it. For a limited period Bizari is offering a discount on PR and Website packages for new businesses.  For more information please contact  sophie@bizaripromo.com or 07903 017 838 or 01728 628 509.


Snood Knitwear

Ruth Walker- Snood Ethical Knitwear - Huddersfield


Snood is a re-designed knitwear label. Designer Ruth Walker reclaims unwanted garments in cashmeres, lambswools and merinos and transforms them into unique, versatile and contemporary shapes. Snoods latest 1940's knitwear collection encapsulates exquisite yet understated glamour. All styles are made from reclaimed fabrics giving you a completely one-off garment and a piece of heritage every time whilst incorporating Snood's strong ethical philosophy of creating Sustainable New One-Off Designs. All garments are sourced, designed and made in the UK with the focus being to extend the life of these beautiful fabrics and reduce the current waste cycle. The very latest timeless pieces are available at www.snoodknitwear.com and stockists nationwide. For more information on Snood please contact Ruth ruth@snood-revolution.co.uk.


Sophie Garret – Yours2share – Norfolk


Yours2share matches like-minded people who want to share valuable assets: property, boats, mobile homes, cars, aircraft, horses, dogs, and swimming pools. Free independent and web-based, yours2share enables private individuals to buy, sell and rent fractional shares and to create privately run syndicates. Successful sharing arrangements require a good contract.  Our guidance is comprehensive and we have unique downloadable template contracts. Common forms of sharing are: boat shares, horse shares, Monday to Friday lets, timeshare pools, fractional ownership of property, renting a second home, light aircraft syndicates, dog shares and informal car clubs. For more information visit the website or contact Sophie on yours2share@googlemail.com or 0208 133 1234.


Veronica Hayes – Leaf House – Suffolk

Leaf House Simply Natural Therapies in Bury St Edmunds has some wonderful therapies for you to enjoy.  Treatments available are Balinese, Deep Tissue/Remedial, Facial, Holistic, Hot Stone and Indian Head Massages, as well as Aromatherapy, Hopi Ear Candling, Reflexology and Reiki. The range of treatments available is perfect for relieving muscular tension and fatigue, boosting immune systems, de-stressing, and for restoring balance, wellbeing and health.  Leaf House has been chosen as one of the best businesses in Bury St Edmunds for being 'the calmest haven to de-stress, rejuvenate and refresh'.  Enjoy privacy, warmth and peace. Relax and be pampered. For more information please visit the website or call Veronica on 01284 735388.



Chrissie Sherwood – Injabulo – Northamptonshire


Injabulo is a fair trade business sourcing goods from projects and small businesses in South Africa, many products are made especially for Injabulo. Whether you are looking for gorgeous buttons and beads, knitting and stitching accessories, cross stitch and patchwork kits, bags, stunning silk flower products or beautiful work baskets you will find them all and much more on our secure website ww.injabulo.com.Our newest products are really unusual tea bag products – recycled tea bags turned into unique and fabulous artwork on coasters, mats, lights, jewellery and more. We offer free post and packing to UK mainland. Please visit the website now or call 01832 274881 to place your order.


Nadine Hill- Virtual Receptionist – West Yorkshire

Nadine's business The Dream PA provides telephone answering services to small business across the UK.  Sole Traders who cannot always answer their phone may be losing business as many first time callers will not always leave an answer-phone message.  From just £25 per month Nadine can fix that! The service is also useful for rural businesses that rely on their mobile phone but do not have a very strong reception - callers will never be cut off again! For a one month FREE trial, visit http://www.dontlosebusiness.co.uk or call 0870 068 9963 for more information.


Little Doves

Linda Patrick – Little Doves – Lincolnshire


Linda Patrick of Little Doves designs beautiful and exclusive, bespoke christening wear from her studio in rural Lincolnshire. As endorsed by Vogue Magazine, our gowns and rompers are individually tailored and lovingly made to order. Working with you, we can create your chosen outfit, incorporating your ideas and perhaps even your wedding dress or trimmings that are pertinent to you.  We also offer a full restoration service for Victorian and vintage gowns, from the tiniest of darns to recreation of full embroidered sections.  To get a flavour of little doves' gowns please visit the website www.littledoves.co.uk or email Linda at  linda@littledoves.co.uk  for more information. We also offer 10% discount for all WIRE members.


Angela Sherwood- Copycat Copywriting- North Yorkshire

CopyCat offers copywriting services for brochures, websites, newsletters, press releases, articles/features, leaflets, direct mail and more. If you’re struggling to produce any kind of written business communication, think how much time, effort and stress you’ll save by letting CopyCat do the job for you. Charges are very reasonable and you’ll always be quoted a price in advance so you know exactly how much it’s going to cost. Design and print services can also be arranged if required. Please feel free to call for an informal chat about any projects you may have in mind. For more information please email Angela at angela@thecopy-cat.co.uk or call 07885207212.


Lucia Boccacci – Lumar Consultancy - Shropshire

If you are looking for a reliable and trustworthy company who won’t bombard you with jargon and genuinely want to help you in your business, then you’ve found the right company!  Lumar has been set up by Lucia Boccacci with the aim of offering a service to companies of all sizes who are looking for experienced, professional assistance as well as ongoing advice and support for their business.  Lumar offer a wide range of services from creating and managing publicity & marketing campaigns, to secretarial administration and support.  Lumar also offers additional services such as research, event planning, proof reading, editing and copywriting - which include everything from writing letters to reports and press releases.  Lumar is flexible to a person’s and companies needs and offers help and support on a daily, weekly or monthly basis at very competitive and affordable rates.  To discuss your requirements please email luciaboccacci@hotmail.com or call 07786 768134


Pat Frank - Fantasy Gift Box & Knicker and Gift Cards - Sussex


Stuck for innovative Christmas ideas? -  Do visit our on-line shop and cut out the hassle of searching the shops for new ideas. Hate wrapping presents?  Our unique gifts are wrapped in coloured  organza to conjure up a sense of mystery and fantasy. The presents inside have been chosen to stimulate the senses. Also innovative Knicker and Gift Cards which are novel, naughty and nice. They are not just cards but unique gifts providing the complete present solution. A gorgeous pair of lace-trimmed knickers, delicious chocolates or a charming keepsake are cleverly hidden in the Card design.  We have ‘fun’ spotted hankies for Men.
Call to-day 01444 441036 or e-mail Info@fantasygiftbox.co.uk 


Lesley Lear – The Life Gym- Shropshire

Some people dream of doing great things, others stay awake and achieve them. What are your hopes and dreams? Would you like to achieve them with the help and support of your own dedicated coach? Coaching can help you turn hopes and dreams into reality. It gives you the tools and encouragement to explore where you are now, where you would like you to be and what’s preventing you from getting there. Coaching is a proven, practical and swift way of gaining the confidence to create the life you would love. If you would like more information or to book a session please email Lesley at the above address or phone 07920001984.


Pure Azure

Pure Azure – Yorkshire


Wishing your promotions could win you more business this Christmas? Well it's time to stop wishing!  Cast aside thoughts of the Christmas fairy bringing customers and clients to your door, because to win business you need to communicate your message effectively, and that's where we come in. So beat the Christmas rush with this assortment box of promotional delights including greetings cards (e-cards or printed), special offer flyers, posters, targeted e-shots, press releases, new logo (treat you business to new signage, a refreshed logo or new business cards, ready for 2009). Pure Azure delivers the best words with the right design at an affordable price: make your Christmas communications count. For more information visit the website or call 01262 421107.

For Just £30!
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