The outfit recently won an RBS Award for its commitment to increasing female led enterprise in the North East via its 'Woopie
' ((W Women W Out Of Poverty into Enterprise) initiative.
The grant winners include Coventry & Warwickshire Co-op Development Agency for project 'Cascade'; Coventry and Warwickshire; Dungannon Enterprise Centre for project 'InnovateHer Mid-Ulster'; Mid Ulster; Millin Centre for project 'Local Women Local Enterprise'; Newcastle; Olmec for project 'First Steps in Social Enterprise'; London; Portobello Business Centre for project 'MyLifeMix'; London; Sustainable Enterprise Strategies for project 'Women Out Of Poverty Into Enterprise' (WOOPIE
); Sunderland; The Women's Organisation Ltd for project 'Promoting Opportunities for Women in Enterprise and Regeneration' (POWER); Liverpool; Works for Us for project 'Business for You'; Milton Keynes.
When we were ready for desserts, we feasted on a decadent summer berry cake, red-velvet mini woopie
pie, and a slice of the scone tart with a dollop of cinnamon cream from the buffet, as well as tucked into a selection of cheeses.