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How Rew is surviving during Covid19 & Storm Damage

COVID 19 We'd shut our shop 1 week before national lock down, this is so we could co-ordinate the local volunteers with those isolating and vulnerable, we organised shopping, prescription collections our phone lines became the local helpline. Some of you will have seen back in August our shop was badly effected by a freak storm.  Just as we'd planned to open, the shop was flooded, we lost a percentage of our stock and lots of personal items amongst all my old college portfolio, it really has been trying times. Our basement, which is where we create, pattern cut and store our stock is finally being ripped out to start the re-fit after all the damage. With no more room...

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Welsh adventure

I won't lie since the flood at the beginning of August, things have been very difficult for us at Rew. We lost a lot of stock and our shop has been taken over by all the remaining stock , thus meaning we can not open our shop, right now we don't have enough room to swing a cat !!! A weekend away is just what I need right now - since moving to North wales 18 months ago, I have had little or no time to explore my new home. So with the prospect of not opening the shop before Christmas ,I have decided to take advantage of a few weekend get aways, I may only be going down the road...

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Welsh adventure

I won't lie since the flood at the beginning of August, things have been very difficult for us at Rew. We lost a lot of stock and our shop has been taken over by all the remaining stock , thus meaning we can not open our shop, right now we don't have enough room to swing a cat !!! A weekend away is just what I need right now - since moving to North wales 18 months ago, I have had little or no time to explore my new home. So with the prospect of not opening the shop before Christmas ,I have decided to take advantage of a few weekend get aways, I may only be going down the road...

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Why I created the new MAScarf©

Since the start of covid19 back in January, I have been following the various decisions made by those around the world be it scientific or government advisory. I researched the great pandemic of 1918. The 1918 influenza pandemic was the most severe pandemic in recent history. It was caused by an H1N1 virus with genes of avian origin. Although there is not universal consensus regarding where the virus originated, it spread worldwide during 1918-1919.  This happened without the luxury of the general public able to fly and hop from country to country like we can in 2020. In the United States, it was first identified in military personnel in spring 1918. It is estimated that about 500 million people or...

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