New venture cooks up a storm on Twitter


A FORMER Hucknall woman who created a recipe for success by launching a company focused on cookery events for children has won a prestigious thumbs-up from a top businesswoman.

Bernadette Lawley, who lived on Common Lane for 20 years before moving to Kimberley, is the founder of the BLUEBERRIES JUNIOR COOKING COMPANY.

The venture specialises in fun cookery parties, workshops and events for youngsters.

Now it has been praised by Jacqueline Gold, chief executive of the businesses, Knickerbox and Ann Summers.

Jacqueline invites female business owners to post on Twitter about their companies and every week, she chooses her favourite three as part of the Women On Wednesday (WOW) initiative.

Details of the top three are then re-tweeted to Jacqueline’s thousands of followers, which gives the chosen businesses priceless exposure in the business world.

Mum-of-two Bernadette, whose children, James and Alexandra, went to the National School in Hucknall, said: “We are thrilled that Jacqueline took the time to visit our website and loved what she saw.

“Since receiving Jacqueline’s endorsement, our number of Twitter followers has increased considerably, as has the number of visitors to our website.”

n OUR PHOTO shows Bernadette teaching a youngster how to cook.