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06
Mar
The Silent Child - Named best live action short film
06 Mar 2018 Camille Winkelmann

  A film starring a six-year-old deaf British girl and made by two former Hollyoaks stars has won an Oscar. Six-year-old Maisie Sly, a deaf girl from Swindon who was at the centre of the ceremony’s most touching moment.  This came when Rachel Shenton, the British actress and writer of 2017 film The Silent Child, gave […]

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02
Mar
Female Bus Driver Avoids Car Crash
02 Mar 2018 Camille Winkelmann

A female bus driver in Edinburgh has been hailed a hero, after she skilfully swerved away from an oncoming car on an icy road, as heavy snowfall paralysed most of Europe in recent days. Footage of the near-miss was caught on the dashcam of a van and went viral on social media. On Facebook, the video has […]

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27
Feb
"I would earn more money if i had a posher accent"
27 Feb 2018 Events Manager

Top Breakfast news presenter Steph McGovern, has said she would earn more money if she had a posh accent instead of her pronounced north-east twang. The presenter said corporation should do more to recruit working-class people. McGovern said she had only “just now” made it to a six-figure salary while “posher” colleagues do similar roles for […]

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06
Feb
100 Years of Votes For Women
06 Feb 2018 Camille Winkelmann

Today we celebrate 100 years since some British women were first guaranteed the right to vote. The Representation of the People Act had extended voting rights to women over the age of 30 who owned property for the first time. Today it is worth reflecting on how far we’ve come; but that doesn’t excuse us from being honest about […]

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28
Nov
Congratulations to Prince Harry & Meghan Markles engagement
28 Nov 2017 Camille Winkelmann

The couple have been dating since 2016 Harry popped question on one knee earlier this month while they were cooking roast chicken at his cottage They will live in Nottingham Cottage in Kensington Palace next door to William, Kate, George and Charlotte  Meghan has quit the hit show Suits and is shipping all her belongings […]

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22
Nov
Are you struggling to “Lift Off?”
22 Nov 2017 Camille Winkelmann

Having a conversation with one of our members this week who is only about six months into her new business where she is frustrated with the lack of sales she is achieving or rather not achieving. It’s an all to common conversation I have with new start up’s who are extremely skilled within their field, […]

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03
Nov
Gender Pay Gap
03 Nov 2017 Camille Winkelmann

Alex Jones was ‘shocked’ to learn that co-star Matt Baker got paid £50,000 MORE for The One Show… as she weighs in on BBC gender gap More than 40 well-known female presenters have written to BBC boss Lord Hall since, demanding he immediately put men and women on equal levels of pay. The list revealed […]

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20
Oct
Say I do to shopping local
20 Oct 2017 Camille Winkelmann

Listening to one of our network members this week she shared the frustration she felt; that despite being in her bridal boutique for five years a local bride to be had chosen do a 100 mile round trip to the city and visited her only after her search was unsuccessful. As a small business owner […]

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24
Apr
London Marathon 2017: Mary Keitany win
24 Apr 2017 Camille Winkelmann

Mary Keitany of Kenya broke Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon. Keitany, 35, crossed the finish line on The Mall in two hours 17 minutes one second, the second-fastest time in history. That was 41 seconds quicker than four-time British Olympian Radcliffe ran in winning the event in 2005. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/39683756

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20
Apr
Congratulations to Serena Williams
20 Apr 2017 Camille Winkelmann

Congratulations to Serena Williams, the most successful female player of the Open era, is pregnant – just 12 weeks after winning a record 23rd Grand Slam singles title. Williams’s pregnancy was confirmed after a wild day of speculation that began when a photograph was posted on Williams’ Snapchat story.

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