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Vanilla Storm News
29 June, 2013
The website has been developed to provide useful information to existing members and to encourage new memberhips and associationss. It is fully responsive, … Continue reading →
23 April, 2012
We’re in! The Vanilla Storm team now resides at
Tel: 0161 212 1460
The telephones are now switched on and Courtney is ready to take your call.
Thank you for your patience.
Pictured: … Continue reading →
23 April, 2012
Toot toot, beep beep. We are now on route to our new office in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester.
Please make a note of our new address :
We’re hoping the phones will … Continue reading →
20 April, 2012
We’re in the process of packing in preparation for our move on Monday. The phones are currently switched off but we’re hoping to be up and running again by 11.00 on Monday morning (23 April).
Please note that your web … Continue reading →
17 April, 2012
Exciting news! Vanilla Storm is moving next week. We’re packing up our offices in Heaton Chapel and moving to Piccadilly Gardens.
We will be contacting clients today with new contact details and timings but for now here’s what you need … Continue reading →
4 January, 2012
Christmas goes too quickly doesn’t it? All of a sudden we’re back in the midst of it and those cosy days spent curled up watching box sets and eating speciality cheeses are quickly forgotten. The bells signal the start of … Continue reading →
15 November, 2011
Well don’t they look grand.
We’re the proud sponsors of Shaw Cubs Under 8s. The junior football team was formed at the beginning of the season and are part of the North Wilts FA Minor League.
It looks as … Continue reading →
3 November, 2011
So, we changed our website. In fact we’ve changed just about everything – the logo, the design, the structure, the content.
It’s been a long time coming but we’re thrilled with the results and have received lots of positive feedback. … Continue reading →
16 August, 2011
The office is very quiet this week and certainly less tuneful. Our project and community coordinator, Torrill Bainbridge (pictured left), is taking part in a coast to coast bike ride.
The four day cycle ride started yesterday in Whitehaven and … Continue reading →
19 April, 2011
You may have noticed we have a few public holidays coming up.
Vanilla Storm will be closed on the following days:
Friday 22 April (Good Friday)
Monday 25 April (Easter Monday)
Friday 29 April (Royal Wedding)
Monday 2 May (Bank … Continue reading →
22 October, 2010
We went along to the opening of the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair last night to judge the prize for best stand.
The competition was fierce, with a very high standard of work on display and some very creative exhibitions. … Continue reading →
19 October, 2010
We’re delighted to be sponsoring the prize for best stand at this year’s Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair.
Doors open to the public on Friday, where they can browse and purchase contemporary craft from a selection of talented designer-makers. … Continue reading →
16 July, 2010
Judges commented on the intimacy of the site and noted … Continue reading →
20 May, 2010
Last night Richard Hudson was voted onto Manchester Digital council for the fourth year running.
Over the last few years Richard has been actively involved in developing the MD events programme and preparing for the rebuild of the MD website … Continue reading →
13 May, 2010
My View of London launches today through the Evening Standard and through their website www.myviewoflondon.org.uk.
Eye research charity, Fight for Sight has joined forces with the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel to launch a photography competition with the chance … Continue reading →
5 May, 2010
Scientist John Greenwood, Actor Lloyd Hutchinson, and Jeweller Alex Monroe will take on a 1000 mile Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle ride later this year, to raise funds for Fight for Sight. They will be joined by a … Continue reading →
18 January, 2010
And so it’s January. A month for resolutions, new beginnings and for looking forward. It’s also an opportunity to look back on the past year, to rethink, review and to take stock.
2009 was a great year for Vanilla Storm. … Continue reading →
10 August, 2009
On Friday afternoon Richard and I went along to TEDx Liverpool. If you haven’t encountered these events before it’s all about ‘ideas worth spreading’. This is their slogan. TED stands for ‘technology’, ‘design’ and ‘education’ but as the events … Continue reading →
16 April, 2009
We’re feeling pretty chuffed today. Vanilla Storm has been shortlisted for the Big Chip Awards in the category of Best Freelancer / Micro Enterprise. The judging panel will be making their decisions over the next few weeks and the winners … Continue reading →
9 April, 2009
We’re closing today for the Easter weekend and will be back again on Tuesday.
Enjoy the Bank Holiday!… Continue reading →
6 April, 2009
The latest addition to the Vanilla Storm team is PHP Developer, Clair Shaw.
A graduate of Lancaster University, Clair has a number of years commercial experience developing CMS and online shopping sites. Clair will be joining our development team to … Continue reading →
15 December, 2008
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 →
15 December, 2008
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 →