Pair Granted Chance to Carve out a Future
Byline: Sarah Probert
A father and daughter who carved out their future in a furniture business had high hopes for the ten-year partnership until foot and mouth threatened to crush the family firm.
Louise Morrey and her father John, who established the quality wooden furniture and hand-painted crafts business in Staffordshire, were devastated by the crisis after agricultural shows, which they relied on to sell their products, were cancelled.
But The Brockwood Collection at Audley near Stoke-on-Trent has enjoyed a second chance after receiving a rural recovery grant as part of an aid package from regional development agency, Advantage West Midlands.
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Publication information: Article title: Pair Granted Chance to Carve out a Future. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: April 2, 2002. Page number: 4. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.