AXBRIDGE REVIEW: Get ready for the Progressive Supper on Saturday – and here’s a few helpful tips
By November 14, 2019 Read More →

AXBRIDGE REVIEW: Get ready for the Progressive Supper on Saturday – and here’s a few helpful tips

Progressive Supper is nearly here!  We’re so excited for this years event, the biggest we’ve organised in recent years – but HELP! at the last minute a couple of couples have dropped out due to unforeseen circumstances – if you can help out at the last minute with a starter that would be so helpful. […]

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HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE FEATURES: Curse of the phoenix firms who rip off their suppliers by closing down and reopening under a slightly different name – all in ICSM News Issue 1
By November 13, 2019 Read More →

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE FEATURES: Curse of the phoenix firms who rip off their suppliers by closing down and reopening under a slightly different name – all in ICSM News Issue 1

News and views on company failures and liquidations Issue one of ICSM News is out – written and designed by Harry Mottram. It covers the rise of phoenix firms – those who us legal methods to dump their debts and reopen under a slightly different name. There’s also a listing of the many firms who […]

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AXBRIDGE REVIEW NEWS: Axbridge Pageant appeal for models for a photo shoot to promote the pageant and for the programme cover (all ages welcome)
By November 12, 2019 Read More →

AXBRIDGE REVIEW NEWS: Axbridge Pageant appeal for models for a photo shoot to promote the pageant and for the programme cover (all ages welcome)

To mirror the final scene of the pageant the programme will have an ensemble shot of a small number of people in period dress to reflect the centuries. We will need people of different ages but are keen on an emphasis on youth and children. If you are interested the shoot will be on a […]

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HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE FEATURE: Clintons on the brink as talks open with landlords to save the greeting card giant from collapse (but could a CVA save them?)
By November 11, 2019 Read More →

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE FEATURE: Clintons on the brink as talks open with landlords to save the greeting card giant from collapse (but could a CVA save them?)

A potential blow for the paper, card, envelope and printing industries has been announced with the news Clintons (formerly Clinton Cards) are seeking survival talks with their landlords with possibility of a CVA to save it. Founded in 1968 by Don Lewin the High Street greetings card store known for its wrapping paper, Christmas and […]

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RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Feature: Jane Austen loved Christmas but she was pleased when the relatives went home and she could return to normal
By November 10, 2019 Read More →

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Feature: Jane Austen loved Christmas but she was pleased when the relatives went home and she could return to normal

Christmas starts in August and ends on Christmas Eve about tea time – or so it would seem if you studied the festive aisles of some supermarkets. In the last 50 years the season has shifted forwards and ends in effect for many on New Year’s Day just seven days later. Traditionally Christmas began on […]

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AXBRIDGE REVIEW NEWS: David Hare’s play SKYLIGHT set to be performed in Axbridge Town Hall this month (and here’s the video that tells you all about it)
By November 3, 2019 Read More →

AXBRIDGE REVIEW NEWS: David Hare’s play SKYLIGHT set to be performed in Axbridge Town Hall this month (and here’s the video that tells you all about it)

Axbridge Community Theatre (ACT) present the play David Hare SKYLIGHT by arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. It runs from Wed-Sat, 27-30 November, 2019, in Axbridge Town in Somerset at 7.30pm nightly. Tickets and info from www.axbridgecommunitytheatre.org.uk Video by Harry Mottram www.harrymotrram.co.uk Follow Harry on Facebook, Twitter and God knows where else.

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AXBRIDGE REVIEW NEWS: the Axbridge Pageant Tapestry Calendars go on sale at Ripley Antiques, Vintage in the Square and the Post Office – perfect Christmas presents
By November 3, 2019 Read More →

AXBRIDGE REVIEW NEWS: the Axbridge Pageant Tapestry Calendars go on sale at Ripley Antiques, Vintage in the Square and the Post Office – perfect Christmas presents

Just in case you have missed this on Facebook, the Axbridge TapestryCalendars are now on sale at Axbridge Post Office and Ripley Antiquesand Vintage in The Square.  They they come with a cardbacked envelope for posting.  The tapestries are on display in the town hall showing a number of the scenes from the Saxons in […]

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RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE: November Issue
By November 1, 2019 Read More →

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE: November Issue

The occasional magazine edited by Harry Mottram…

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RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – opinion: Get ready for a minority Labour Government – my predictions for the result of the General Election on December 12
By November 1, 2019 Read More →

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE – opinion: Get ready for a minority Labour Government – my predictions for the result of the General Election on December 12

Jeremy Corbyn will be living at 10 Downing Street this Christmas. That’s my prediction based on how I see the election campaign panning out over the next few weeks. There is no science behind my guess work, no opinion polls to back up my view or a personal wish for this to happen. It’s entirely […]

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RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Feature: Jeremy Corbyn isn’t tilting at windmills in this election – he’s tilting to win it. How Labour could surprise everyone and win the December General Election
By October 29, 2019 Read More →

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE Feature: Jeremy Corbyn isn’t tilting at windmills in this election – he’s tilting to win it. How Labour could surprise everyone and win the December General Election

It’s an unfashionable opinion but Harry Mottram believes there’s a very good chance Labour will win the December election. There’s form he says with surprise wins in 1970, 1974 and 1992 when the odds were upset Immediately after the 2017 election I wrote a piece for a trade magazine that Brexit would never happen – […]

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