Colors: Pink Color
Colors: Pink Color

British award-winning luxury jeweller, ROX, has launched a nationwide jewellery design competition, Future Makers, to help find the next generation of jewellery makers. 

The competition is open to all aspiring jewellery designers and makers, with entrants invited to submit a commercial jewellery design which will be manufactured by ROX in their jewellery workshop. 

Azets, the UK’s largest regional accountancy firm and business advisor to SMEs, has helped Shrewsbury-based online and in-store retailer Turtle Doves (Not Just Gloves) Ltd (t/a Turtle Doves) secure additional working capital finance to fund further expansion and create up to 70 new jobs after a successful period of growth. Turtle Doves, a British design and manufacturing company specialising in using post-consumer textile waste to create new cashmere garments and accessories, employs more than 50 people and has a flagship store on Wyle Cop in Shrewsbury.

One of the UKs favourite vegan brands VEGAN Happy has been shortlisted from a long list of nominations, for the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award category in the Regional Finals of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards for the Midlands region.

Founder Lorri Delahunty turned her life around and now inspires others to go vegan - "one label at a time." Feeling frustrated at the lack of smart, classy clothing that is ethical as well as carrying a positive vegan message Lorri set up VEGAN Happy Clothing from her kitchen table 4 years ago.

This year marks 45 years since Punk Rock hit the music scene in 1976, the year Birmingham’s Patti Bell and business partner Jane Kahn opened up their famous Hurst Street boutique Kahn and Bell in the emerging gay-quarter of the city. Now, a tribute to the iconic clothing designs by the legendary fashion designer Patti Bell will be showcased in a brand new solo photographic exhibition by Birmingham born art photographer Gary Lyndsay-Moore.