Tributes are paid to charity boss by Ramsbottom fashion designer
Ramsbottom fashion designer Charlotte Rowntree remembers how much she learned from her former boss while working at the charity.
Rowntree worked for many years with Elizabeth Fraser, founder and director of Sheba Haus where local women who have been through a difficult experience can find work making clothes to sell on market stalls around Ramsbottom and Bury.
“I don’t think I would be in business now if it wasn’t for Liz,” says Rowntree as tributes pour in after Fraser’s death aged 60 last week following complications during surgery . “She was just so ahead of her time.” Fraser set up Sheba House more than 30 years ago when such initiatives were rare, offering dozens of disadvantaged mothers training courses that
An award-winning Ramsbottom fashion designer has paid tribute to the CEO of a local charity.
An exciting and innovative person, Victoria Hardy was awarded an honorary degree by Edge Hill University last year for her work in supporting young entrepreneurs with disabilities or who are socially isolated through their company Rewired Fashion Ltd. The talented businesswoman’s design philosophy is underpinned by excellence across all aspects – from materials used to craftsmanship, professional advice on how clothes can be worn most successfully as well as support services that provide confidence building opportunities throughout the process.