Member news round-up: June 2020

Kew Little Pigs announce their reopening date and launch two competitions; Whiffaway Group joins Sir Andrew Strauss on leadership podcast.

Kew Little Pigs reopening on 1st July

Kew Little Pigs have shared an update on their reopening plans:

“We are officially reopening on 1st July. Following guidelines, we are adhering to strict social distancing measures. We are an outdoor experience, by appointment only.

“We will be reducing our opening hours, reducing the sizes of our groups, and increasing the distance between customers to ensure everyone is safe! Our guidance to visitors is below:

  • Make sure you have a spare pair of shoes for the farm that are closed-toe
  • Use our handwash and sanitisers regularly, including using foot disinfectant
  • Do not stay past your allotted time
  • No food to be consumed on-site
  • Card payments only - if buying merchandise
  • Respect social distancing measures, arriving on time for your safety talk
  • Listen to KLP staff, keep safe and be responsible.”

KLP is running two great new competitions for you to get involved with!

Design a poster or some bunting for Kew Little Pigs’ reopening. The winning design will be made up professionally and become a permanent fixture on the farm, while the winners will also win a handmade KLP hamper. See this flyer for more information.

Kew Little Pigs is also asking for predictions on how many piglets will be born via their pigs Peanut, Freida and Simone. Guess how many piglets they will each have, how many of each sex and their due dates. Winners will get a bronze adoption package which includes a visit for two to the farm! See this flyer for more information.

WhiffAway Group appears in Leaders Council podcast alongside Sir Andrew Strauss

Sebastian Marshall from WhiffAway Group appears in the Leaders Council podcast alongside Sir Andrew Strauss.

The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is currently in the process of talking to leadership figures from across the nation in an attempt to understand this universal trait and what it means in Britain and Northern Ireland today.

Sebastian Marshall from WhiffAway Group was invited onto an episode of the podcast, which also included an interview with Sir Andrew Strauss. Host Scott Challinor asked both guests a series of questions about leadership and the role it has played in their careers to date.

Scott Challinor commented: “Hosting a show like this, where you speak to genuine leaders who have been there and done it, either on a national stage or within a crucial industry sector, is an absolute honour.”

Lord Blunkett, chairman of The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, said: “I think the most informative element of each episode is the first part, where Scott Challinor is able to sit down with someone who really gets how their industry works and knows how to make their organisation tick. Someone who’s there day in, day out working hard and inspiring others. That’s what leadership is all about.”

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