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Shrewsbury Jelly : Profile Helen Porter

Shrewsbury Jelly : Profile Helen Porter

Held on the last Monday of each month, Shrewsbury Jelly has had a change of venue. It is now held at Revive CIC. Being a community interest company Revive CIC is the perfect home for a Jelly. Jelly Attendee Profile Who are you: Helen Porter What do you do: I’m…

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Coalport Jelly 9 – 5 : Profile Hollie Whittles

Coalport Jelly 9 – 5 : Profile Hollie Whittles

Coalport Jelly (aka the original Shropshire Jelly) is held on the third wednesday of each month at Enterprise HQ in Coalport. Enterprise HQ offers fantastic work and meeting facilities for the mobile entrepreneur. Jelly Attendee Profile Who are you: Hollie Whittles – the non-geeky web designer What do you do: FraggleWorks is…

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Handmade Cards Make a Stunning Exhibition

Handmade Cards Make a Stunning Exhibition

Arts and crafts writer Sarah Kennedy visits the ‘House of Cards’ exhibition at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. It’s been an extremely busy first couple of months of 2011 for me work-wise, so I was pleased to be able to take a little time out and stop by the ‘House…

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Coming up Roses in Winter

Coming up Roses in Winter

Itʼs going to happen suddenly, I know it is – and I wonʼt be ready. I wonʼt have the pond cleared ready for the rampant frogs, I wonʼt have cut back the hellebore leaves to reveal the new flowers stretching out their necks, I wonʼt have cleared away all of last yearʼs…

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Your Sweet Memories….

Your Sweet Memories….

There’s one thing we love about running a sweet shop and that’s all the stories we hear off our customers. Everyone has a favourite childhood memory that revolves around sweets or chocolates. From simple memories of finishing school and running to the corner shop to special moments like Christmas and…

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Shrewsbury Jelly : Profile Ghislaine Headland-Vanni

Shrewsbury Jelly : Profile Ghislaine Headland-Vanni

Held on the last Monday of each month, Shrewsbury Jelly has had a change of venue. It is now held at Revive CIC. Being a community interest company Revive CIC is the perfect home for a Jelly. Jelly Attendee Profile Who are you: Ghislaine Headland-Vanni (Ghis for short) What do…

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Coalport Jelly 9 – 5 : Profile Emma Mellor

Coalport Jelly 9 – 5 : Profile Emma Mellor

Coalport Jelly (aka the original Shropshire Jelly) is held on the third wednesday of each month at Enterprise HQ in Coalport. Enterprise HQ offers fantastic work and meeting facilities for the mobile entrepreneur. Jelly Attendee Profile Who are you: Many people call me Doris, but my real name is Emma Mellor What…

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An acorn of an idea

An acorn of an idea

Could you be running a social enterprise and not know it? Is your business driven by a social or environmental purpose? Does your offering benefit the community?  I hadn’t considered social enterprise as an option so read on to see how the realisation came and developed. Having set up in…

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Supercharged New Year

Supercharged New Year

January is a strange old month,I used to find it could be a bit of an anticlimax.  May be it was post Christmas blues.  Now however it just is the start of super charged, plans for the coming year. January at Nellie’s Patch heralds decisions on what we shall plant,…

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Seedheads and Squidge

Seedheads and Squidge

I am sitting in the warm feeling slightly round after the recent weeks of non-gardening weather and, of course, Christmas. Looking out over my squashed garden I am wondering what seasonal gardening tips I can share with you… It is highly likely that we will get more snow before this…

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