2008

15 December, 2008

Christmas Opening Times

This year, rather than sending Christmas cards, we will be making a donation to a local charity. The Heatons Animal Rescue Group provides a sanctuary and finds new homes for homeless cats and kittens. For more information visit www.tharg.org.uk.… Continue reading →

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15 December, 2008

Sponsoring Craftacular

Tour de Force and Gemma Lister Jewellery

Vanilla Storm’s design blog, Indie Quarter, was delighted to sponsor BUST’s Craftacular last week.

Craftacular is a great opportunity for indie designers to sell their products and for shoppers to find something handmade and unique. And what an event … Continue reading →

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30 October, 2008

Great Northern Winners

Great Norther Contemporary Craft Fair

3 rooms, 130 cutting edge designers, 1 exciting event! 23rd October saw the preview of the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair. Indie Quarter (Vanilla Storm’s design blog) was delighted to sponsor the prize for best stand. The event was … Continue reading →

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2 September, 2008

Google Launches New Browser

Details of the development of a new internet browser were hurriedly announced by Google yesterday after an employee “accidentally” sent a comic book about the new browser to a third party blog.

Information released by Google confirmed that the browser, … Continue reading →

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29 August, 2008

On the Move Again

Yep, we’re on the move again. We’re packing up our ice cream van and moving up the road to Heaton Chapel.

The move will take place on Friday 5th September and the office will be closed from 3.00pm on Thursday … Continue reading →

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29 July, 2008

Temporary Project / Admin Assistant Vacancy

This position has now been filled.

We are currently looking for a temporary Project / Admin Assistant to assist the team over the next couple of months. This would be an ideal holiday job for a student looking to work … Continue reading →

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25 June, 2008

Google Desktop Sidebar Feature

One thing we have all started using in the office recently is the Google Desktop Sidebar. As well as the built in search feature, which in my opinion is better than the standard search you get in Windows, you … Continue reading →

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7 June, 2008

Bronze Award for Vanilla Storm

Environmental Business Pledge Bronze Award

We love Levenshulme and are proud to be part of a vibrant and diverse community. We care about our surroundings and want to do our bit to continue to make Levenshulme a thriving and exciting place to live and work. … Continue reading →

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5 June, 2008

‘Web Users Getting More Ruthless’

I was interested to read a post on the BBC website about web users becoming more ruthless.

Web guru, Jakob Nielsen’s annual usability report shows that people are becoming much less patient when they go online. Instead of looking around, … Continue reading →

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27 May, 2008

In the MEN

Thank you to the Manchester Evening News for publicising our new Website Surgery. It’s in the Business section of Tuesday’s newspaper.

You can read the full article at www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk.

If you have any web-related questions, we can offer … Continue reading →

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22 May, 2008

Free and Easy Image Editing

We’ve had a number of enquires recently from customers wanting to know the best way to edit photographs and images to upload to their web sites. In most cases we usually point them in the direction of Piknik, an … Continue reading →

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12 May, 2008

Web Design South Manchester

Web Design South Manchester Surgery

We’re delighted to introduce our new ‘Web Design South Manchester’ service, a unique ‘web site surgery’ covering everything you’ve always wanted to know about web design but were afraid to ask.

The surgery is open each Thursday evening from 6.00pm … Continue reading →

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12 May, 2008

Vanilla Storm Website Reloaded

Vanilla Storm Ice Cream Van

Welcome to the new look Vanilla Storm. We’re proud to introduce our brand new website. A new look for a new era.

We’ve been working on some exciting projects which you will find featured throughout the site. The portfolio and … Continue reading →

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