Year: 2021

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College highlights support for hair and beauty sector with new year business opportunities

A PIONEERING salon highlighted its support for the hard-hit hair and beauty sector. Salon Ial at the new-look Coleg Cambria Yale site in Wrexham is offering space to start-up and mobile businesses, as well as job and training opportunities for those wanting to join the industry. The initiative is open to hairdressers, beauty therapists, complementary therapists, […]

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5 things to improve if you want to move

Tips to attract house hunters as homebuying surge continues While some experts expected the housing market to slow once the government’s stamp duty holiday expired at the end of September, housing indexes and estate agents are indicating that demand for homes that are meeting buyers’ biggest priorities remains high. Research by Zen Internet has revealed […]

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Gifts News

Bag a Black Friday ‘Deal a Day’ from ARRAN Sense of Scotland

Scottish family-run home and body care brand ARRAN Sense of Scotland are offering customers some fantastic Black Friday deals, giving Christmas shoppers chance to pick up some of its premium products at a fraction of the cost.   Friday 26th Nov: Black Friday 35% OFF Sitewide  ARRAN’s biggest ever Black Friday discount. Get 35% off everything including […]

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Karen Barrett, CEO of Unbiased.co.uk: “5 top tips to save money while still having a cracking Christmas”

With the shops rammed with fabulous festive gift ideas, glitz and glamour, it’s wildly tempting to spend, spend, spend. But while it’s an amazing feeling to treat yourself and your loved ones, remember those credit card bills will be hitting the doormat in January. And it’s not just a smart move to keep a close […]

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Brum Ting is a sure thing for enterprising teens

Four enterprising Birmingham teenagers have launched their own business selling a range of tourist merchandise promoting their beloved home city. Charisma Meehan, Decrae Simms, Alex Yang and Ethan Widgery-Powell all met at the free@last youth club, which was set up to help young people in the inner-city Nechells area. Aged just 15, 16 and 17, […]

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Fashion

Coventry fashion designer aims to inspire next generation with COVID-19 art packs

Her designs have dazzled on Britain’s Got Talent, The Voice and Ru Paul’s Drag Race and now a Coventry fashion designer is trying to help more young people to follow in her footsteps. Coventry University graduate Chloe Hollingsworth launched her own fashion brand, Bottle Blonde Studio, five years ago and during the summer she linked […]

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How Sustainable Is My Wardrobe? How to Cut Your Closet’s Carbon Footprint

The UK has reiterated its commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Investments and grants for electric vehicles, heat pump boilers, and the regeneration of green land and forests are targeting ways to lower the country’s environmental impact and our personal carbon footprint. But what else can we do to help ease the impact […]

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Fashion News

The Trainer Trends Dominating Sales In 2021

Trends come and go, but trainers and sneakers always find their way into everyone’s wardrobe. The global sneakers market has gone from strength to strength over the years, skyrocketing from over $34 billion (£24 billion) in 2012 to over $70 billion (£50 billion) in 2020 – and you can rest assured that your fancy new […]

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Roads to Success: Three Women Who Made Their Own Path

Historically, women weren’t always welcome in the workplace. The catalyst for change wouldn’t come about until World War II, when women took up work at the factories instead of being at home while the men went off to war. Women proved that they could do ‘men’s work’ and do it well, and they refused to […]

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The Top 6 Autumn/Winter 2021/2022 Styles That Will Dominate Sales This Season

The autumn/winter fashion shows that took place in June–September paraded exquisite looks that blend style with comfort in an extravaganza of statement pieces. In the aftermath of the pandemic, this year’s fashion shows were digital and demonstrated creative presentation approaches, such as short films and augmented reality concepts. Not only that, but they also featured […]

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