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Voices of Remembrance ring out for Armistice centenary

Fifty schoolchildren from Worcestershire raised the roof at a sell-out charity fundraising concert at Worcester Cathedral on Saturday, November 10 to commemorate the centenary of the World War One Armistice. Voices of Remembrance was the culmination of a special partnership project between Worcestershire Symphony Orchestra, Worcester Cathedral and the Rivers C of E Academy Trust schools and was sponsored by Worcestershire Ambassadors.  In the first half of the concert Hymn…

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Soul Business talk and networking event – December 5

CGM’s innovative Soul Business talk will provide inspiration and motivation to change your thinking about marketing and communications. A 10-step guide based advocating character marketing to build and develop a winning business, Soul Business will encourage you to place trust and ethics at the heart of your communications in order to truly connect with your audience(s) and win buy-in rather than fruitless selling and same-old marketing. Our next Soul Business…

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CGM Business Media Club – November 30

Inspiring Worcestershire businesses to develop and grow, the CGM Business Media Club meets on the last Friday of each month at the CGM Media Centre, Blackpole East, Worcester. The club, which celebrated its fifth birthday in September 2018, is a structured programme of learning and development offering: – Media, communications and marketing training – Professional development – Quality networking in a sharing setting The theme of our meeting on Friday,…

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Villagers unite to stage moving memorial to WWI fallen

A specially commissioned play to commemorate the centenary of the World War One Armistice is to be performed by members of the community of Areley Kings, near Stourport, next week. The play, entitled Lest We Forget, has been written by villager Mary Arden-Davis and will be performed at St Bartholomew’s Church on November 8 and 9 at 7.30pm.   Based largely on records of the time, including parish magazines edited…

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BMC blog: Thought leadership – four potential benefits

Don’t look back in anger. Great song, eh? But it’s also a stark warning if ever there was one. Too many people look back in anger and envy because they missed out. Correction, because they often fail to create opportunities others had the ingenuity to seize. And so it is with thought leadership. Thought leadership is all about influencing and inspiring – and sometimes shaking up the status quo. But…

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Business Media Club reaches five year milestone

The Mayor of Worcester Jabba Riaz was among those joining the celebrations at the Business Media Club’s fifth anniversary meeting. Current and past members shared experiences with visitors of how the club had shaped their approach to marketing and Worcestershire’s poet laureate emeritus and club member Maggie Doyle recited a specially written poem.    The club’s continued success is due to blending listening with learning and our ‘all egos are left…

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Voices of Remembrance ring out to mark WWI Armistice

Worcester Cathedral is the setting for a charity fundraising concert blending Worcestershire Symphony Orchestra, the Worcester Cathedral Choir and the voices of 70 schoolchildren from across the county. Voices of Remembrance, which is being held on Saturday, November 10 at 7.30pm, is the culmination of a special project that has been central to Worcestershire’s commemoration of the World War One Armistice. The first half of the concert is made up…

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Two become one as accountancy firms merge

Worcester-based CB Chartered Accountants has merged with Haines Watts as part of the national accountancy firm’s ongoing expansion plans. The deal will see Haines Watts welcome a new partner, CB Chartered Accountants founder and Managing Partner John Painter, and his team of ten. Chris Hobbs, CB’s former Tax Partner, will take on the role of Tax Consultant. CB’s offices in Worcester and Tewkesbury will be rebranded with the office in…

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The BMC & me: Tim Clarke

“The club encourages a culture of sharing best practice and good ideas that anyone can benefit from.” Tim Clarke, Consumer Council for Water  The CGM Business Media Club is five and to mark our anniversary we’ve been talking to members about how the club has helped to improve their marketing and communications skills.  Be part of our celebrations at CGM Media Centre on Friday, September 28 by booking via Eventbrite….

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