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OrderWise Named Family Business of the Year 2017

Fighting off stiff competition, Saxilby-based software specialist OrderWise has won the ultimate accolade at the Midlands Family Business Awards. Topping off an already record year for turnover and awards, the firm has been named Family Business of the Year. Director and founder of OrderWise David Hallam said: “We are absolutely … Continue reading

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Work Experience at Shooting Star

Prior to starting university, I toyed with the idea of doing a joint bachelors in journalism and PR, but after deciding feature writing was my true passion, I opted for straight journalism at the University of Lincoln.   Having done a level three BTEC in journalism at college, I already knew that … Continue reading

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Leanne Lights the Way for Female Sparkies

Electrical installation firm Butlers has recruited its first female ‘sparky’. Twenty-eight-year-old Leanne Artley has joined the Sleaford-based firm as an approved electrician having spent 11 years working in the profession. Leanne, who is originally from Sleaford, was inspired to follow in her father’s footsteps and, aged 17, applied to do … Continue reading

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It’s All About Meme…

Until a colleague asked, “How do you pronounce the word ‘meme’?” a few months ago, and reality star Gemma Collins was publicly mocked for her pronunciation, I hadn’t even considered that there was any other way than ‘meem’. But then I realised that I’d never actually had to say the … Continue reading

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Double Award Win for Washingborough Hall Hotel

Staff at Washingborough Hall near Lincoln are celebrating after winning not one but two awards at the Taste of Excellence Food & Drink Awards 2017. The country house hotel, which just last month won the East of England category in the Best Loved Hotel Awards, was named Wedding Venue of the Year for the third year running while Head Chef Mark Cheseldine was awarded … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Shooting Star!

This last year has flown by and although it’s not a special anniversary year for us, we have three members of the team who are all celebrating some rather big birthdays soon (mentioning no names!). To mark the occasion, we decided that this year rather than celebrate our birthday we’d … Continue reading

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