September 2017


The Birthstone Edit: October, the Opal and Tourmaline

October may single-handedly be the most colourful months, in terms of the leaves changing colour signifying the leap into Autumn and in terms of birthstones. That’s right, October babies you get the choice between two-and even then there are limitless possibilities. October has two birthstones, the Opal and Tourmaline, both of which come in a variation of different shades and colours According to legend, the two gemstones came to earth through a journey of rainbows, perhaps telling as to why they have such an extensive colour variety The word ‘Tourmaline’... Read More


The Buzz of the Worker Bee, #WeStandWithManchester

Just over 3.5 months after the horrendous bombing at Ariana Grande’s Manchester Arena concert, the venue is due to re-open later this week on Saturday, September 9 with a . Statutory Deputy Leader of the Council, Sue Murphy, said recently, “we welcome the re-opening of the Arena, a major venue which attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors, as a powerful symbol of this defiant and resilient spirit.” We could not agree more with Councillor Murphy, as members of the Manchester community, we have experienced first-hand the generosity, spirit and loyalty of... Read More