Inspirational Woman


Inspirational Woman


Diane Price
In Di Go

In Di Go works with children and young people living in Blackburn with Darwen with a disability and their families including siblings.

Paula Gamester
The Sewing Rooms

The Sewing Rooms social enterprise is a business that trades to tackle social problems.

Faye Atherton
Blackpool Carers Centre

Blackpool Carers Centre is the single point of access for unpaid family carers living in Blackpool.

Jane Hugo

Streetlife is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. They support over 400 vulnerable young people aged 16 - 25 each year. Streetlife operates an emergency night shelter open 365 days a year, which has 8 beds and an inspirational day centre which is open 5 days a week. They help young people to identify the reasons why they are in their situation and to develop an action plan to address their issues.

Chantel Morgan and Nicola Griffin
The Park Hair Room

The Park Hair Room Chorley, a new luxury salon, that meets the cool and shabby chic. The decision to open a flagship salon in Chorley, was to provide a boutique salon theme where clients enjoy the finest hairdressers that Chorley has to offer including cutting, colour and speciality treatments. Complete with luxurious comfortable seating, tall gilded mirrors with a beautiful Chorley – Vintage shabby chic feel throughout.

Caroline Stevenson

Foodinate is an innovative social enterprise, teaming-up with restaurants to create a sustainable impact on food poverty in the UK. It’s a simple meal-for-meal program: for every Foodinate-branded meal enjoyed in a restaurant, a local food-giving charity provides a meal for someone in need in the same community.

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Every stage of entering the EVA's has been fantastic for my business; I'm focused, implementing quickly, and really  thinking about what I want and where I am going now....

Eleanor Postlethwaite, Photobaby, Small Business 2013

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