Wonderful Women Trade Directory

Welcome to our trade directory!

Here you will find details of the wonderful women in our network and their businesses. Click on a listing to find out more!

If you’re an entrepreneurial woman and would like to be added to our trade directory, there are 3 levels of membership to choose from:

Level 1, just £1 per month: you get a listing in the directory including your name, business name, phone number, email address and website link.

Level 2, just £3.50 per month or £40 per year: you get everything included in the Level 1 package PLUS a photo and a short paragraph about what your business does (we can help you to write this if you would like us to) and a mention in one of our weekly Wonderful Women posts on our social media feeds.

Level 3, just £4.50 per month or £50 per year: you get everything included in the Level 1 & Level 2 packages PLUS we feature one wonderful woman per month across our social media feeds and you will be invited to an exclusive entrepreneurs group with monthly training, top tips and advice for business.

If you would like to be a part of our wonderful community, please email us at inspiretradedirectory@gmail.com and we will get back to you as soon as we can! Can’t wait to hear from you!

Nadia Karmazyn-Wall

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Helen Christina Kelly

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Rocking Chair Crafts Work Cobalt Business Exchange Newcastle Upon Tyne NE28 9NZ Work Phone: 0191 2805084

Rocking Chair Crafts & Gifts specialises in personalised items such as clothing, toys & home-ware.

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Cobalt Business Exchange Newcastle Upon Tyne NE28 9NZ

Lou Laggan

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Coaching and Development Lou Laggan Coaching and Development Website: http://www.loulaggancoaching.co.uk

I’ve been trading for approximately 18 months. I’ve been a Professional Coach for over 25 years. So, yes, I’m highly experienced and skilled however, what I love about coaching is that there is always something more to learn. I’m skilled in Performance Coaching, Executive & Leadership Coaching, Life and Personal Coaching, Transformational coaching…. the list goes on. I draw on my experience of NLP, Mindfulness, Clinical Hypnotherapy, a vast array of coaching techniques to develop a programme that bespoke to my client; a programme that helps them get from where they are to where they want to be quicker and more effectively than if they did this alone. I use all that experience, skill and knowledge to support my clients in turning their dreams into goals and their goals into reality.

Janet Lanre

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facilities management services Sparkplus Services Limited Website: https://www.sparkplusservices.co.uk/

We provide essential property support services and solutions to both corporate and private organisations across different sectors in the UK. By developing bespoke and long-lasting cleaning solutions that translate into a reduced operating and maintenance costs.

Marie Larkin

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Pandora’s Box Beauty and Skin Rejuvenation Website: Website

Jo Law

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Belmont Foot Care Work Inside Mirror Image Hair and Beauty Unit 3 Cheveley Park Shopping Centre Belmont Durham DH1 2AA Work Phone: 01429 682259

I’m a HCPC registered podiatrist undertaking all aspects of foot care including nail cutting, hard skin and corn removal, ingrown toenail treatments, general foot pain, aesthetic foot care for a real pampering and toenail reconstruction for fungal, misshapen or damaged nails.

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Inside Mirror Image Hair and Beauty Unit 3 Cheveley Park Shopping Centre Durham DH1 2AA

Rae Lowe

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Ironing at the Coast

Emma Lowery

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ColourLine Hair and Beauty Mobile Phone: 07933575555

Here at ColourLine, I am a solo stylist working with you from start to finish for your hair and beauty needs.

I pride myself on helping individuals express themselves.

The salon is based within Springwell Community Hub. The salon is currently up for a English Hair and Beauty Award for Best of the North East.

Beth Marsh

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Marsh Family Landscapes

Laura Mathieson

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Selling on eBay UK Ltd Work 32 Rydal Mount Newbiggin by the Sea NE64 6TL Mobile Phone: 07595456127

Providing analysis and advice to businesses selling on eBay, services include research and training, shop set up through to a managed facility which supports small and medium sized companies to flourish on eBay.

Initially selling on eBay as a Powerseller, Laura has been providing expert consultation since 2007, working with more than 1000 companies and helping them build their businesses. In addition, as a business adviser working with several local councils, Laura brings a practical and focused approach to eCommerce problems.

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32 Rydal Mount Newbiggin by the Sea NE64 6TL

Kim McKelvie

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Custom ballet tutus DO TUTU Website: DO TUTU

I created Do Tutu in 2014.  To be honest, I didn’t intend to start a business; I think it found and created me!

I had made dance costumes since 1987 for my children and a few others.  I even had a go at a full troupe of baby ballet tutus; that was a ‘Never again’ lesson learned!   I was a self-taught seamstress but had created wedding and prom dresses previously, but then lost my sewing motivation.


In early 2014 personally, I had a really bad year and lost my dad. I was in desperate need of some R&R and a bit of me time.  A series of events fell into place at just the right time.  My boss gave me back a week leave, and Aunty Pat gave me a cash gift.    I booked onto the Tutus That Dance workshop, initially as a week away in a hotel with strangers, just sewing and learning new skills.   I thought it might be a bit like ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’ but hopefully without the option to get voted out.


I met a great bunch of other mad tutu ladies and had a fabulous time with plenty of wine and gin.  I realised that I had known all the sewing skills, but the course gave me the reasons behind the designs and how a professional ballet tutu should be created with a bit of business advice.  That built up my self-confidence again.




That very first structured ballet was bought by a local dancer who went on to win Double world Ballet championships wearing it. From then on customers were knocking at the door!  Named after my granddaughter who we all called Daisy Do, then Do Tutu was created from my home studio.


From then on, demand has grown until I had to give up the ‘day job’ and make tutus full time.  I love what I do and enjoy the delight on the customers faces when they collect their tutu.


Collected my daughters tutu today and it’s absolutely stunning, my daughter went with ideas of how she wanted it to look and Kim worked hard to make it even better than what my daughter wished for, lovely lady and very talented. Thank you so much” – Denise


5 stars is not enough for the service we received was first class. Kim made the process of ordering the tutu so easy and finished product is amazing!!! Kim you are one talented lady!! Thank you so much x” – Karen


We travelled up to Hartlepool 3 times in total. I love how friendly and how welcoming she is and even found us really nice places to visit up there.as well as we live in West Yorkshire.  Kim is so in touch with young dancers and what they want. My little lady loves her and the incredible experience of having a one of a kind tutu made. I will and have recommended do tutu to my dance mum friends. and we will be using her again in the future. Xx”  -Kirsty


“Just collected a tutu Kim made for my 9-year-old daughter, we only told her the colour we wanted and left her to the design! Both myself and my daughter were blown away with what she created, we absolutely loved it! Kim is one very talented lady and I will definitely be using Do Tutu again in the future. Thanks again x” – Michelle

Grace Mckenzie

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Fantasy Fairytales Mobile Phone: 07525096311 Website: http://www.fantasyfairytales.co.uk%20

Fantasy Fairytales provides magical entertainment for the whole family, across Tyne and Wear. We offer a wide range of packages to suit any party or event and have a variety of different characters who can’t wait to visit and add a bit of sparkle to your day!

We pride ourselves on a cast of fully trained performers, high quality costumes and consistent 5* reviews.

So if you want to make your event extra special, why not get in touch and see what we can offer you?

Lorna Moore

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Beach Access North East Website: Website

Valerie Palmer

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Graphic designer Vanila Design & Print Mobile Phone: 07976 392173 Website: Vanila Design & Print

I am a freelance Graphic Designer with over 28 years experience, I use all the industry standard software to produce Logos, Branding, Stationery and all printed products. Vanila has been running for over 11 years now and my aim is to be your first point of call when looking for branding, stationery, brochures, flyers, signage, vehicle graphics and wraps or labels, and of course anything else!

Lucy Patterson

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Business & Personal Development Coaching. Lucy Patterson – Flourish Website: http://www.lucypattersonflourish.co.uk

I offer a human-centred, holistic approach to personal and executive female coaching, voluntary and community sector development, and women’s networking. As a Changemaker, I specialise in enabling voluntary and community sector organisations, small business’ and start-ups to sustain and grow; embedding a culture that is not afraid of change or failure, but one that ‘fails forward’ and embraces a growth mindset as a bold route to success. I apply these same principles to my work with executives and individual females; paying particular attention to the need to accept ‘failing forward’ as a vital part of your journey to improved overall well being, self-acceptance, confidence, career progression and personal development. I also facilitate women only networking events and opportunities; designed to empower women to become comfortable with the concepts of self promotion, collaboration, business development and growth. Finally, I facilitate a range of wellness workshops; designed to increase individual happiness levels, improve workplace well being, and reduce anxiety and stress levels associated with modern-day living.

Amy Purdie

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Founder/ Brand Designer Whiteacres Mobile Phone: 077315 82379

I’m Amy, and I love love LOVE helping business owners just like you create compelling brand identities which captivate your audience and help you to feel confident about how your business looks. If your brand lacks sparkle then throwing glitter at the problem won’t help. It’s about creating something that attracts the right people and gives them an idea of what you’re all about. 

Since I started Whiteacres’ in 2010 I’ve been fortunate to work with some amazing people, not just over here in the North East UK, but internationally. My favourite thing to do is brand design – which is creating not just a logo, but a visual package for your whole business which includes your brand colours, typefaces, brand elements, illustrations, photography style and then implementing all of these across every touchpoint of your business so that you not only LOOK the business, but GET business by having a consistent image which speaks to your ideal customer and gives them a burning desire to work with you.

Are you looking for a brand identity that captures what you do, communicates that clearly and compels your ideal client to buy from you?

Brand identity is my thing. If you are a solo entrepreneur looking to raise your game then I’m here for you.

Maybe your offering has changed and you need your business image to reflect that? Perhaps your values have altered, or you are serving a different audience – or you may even want to improve how you look to help you reach a new one? It may be that you’ve been using the same DIY graphics since you started out and you know that they just don’t cut the mustard. You need to try harder to look professional, exude confidence and ensure that your business shows just how great you are – not taking anything away from the amazing business that you have.

Whatever your reason for wanting to work on your brand identity then I’d love to help you out.

Do you need a logo, a brand identity, a magazine or brochure design, a website or some illustrations?

Let me know. I can’t wait to help you out.

Nancy Radford

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Mobile Phone: 07980 920 078 Website: Website

Are you heading for conflict? Not communicating?
Is a dispute or disagreement tying you in knots, and making you feel trapped and resentful?
Are relationships at work driving you to distraction?
Customers not paying on time, but you don’t want to have a fight about it?

I offer expert, affordable help with personality clashes, awkward customers, director disagreement and family business disputes. Initial confidential telephone consultation free.

Options  Telephone, online & face to face  

  • Mediation: Getting off the Conflict Roundabout. Work it out with my help instead of going to court    https://nancyradford.com/what-is-mediation/
  • Early Intervention Even if the other person doesn’t want to talk (or you don’t want to involve them), I can coach you through the conflict https://nancyradford.com/conflict-first-aid-preserve/
  • The Knowledge: Managing Emotions & Reactions Coaching and training to cope with complaints, personality clashes & tricky conversations.  https://nancyradford.com/changing-people/

Yvonne Ramsden

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Tyne Fire and Safety – fire extinguishers in the north east

Harriet Randall

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Science Tutor H J Randall Tutoring Mobile Phone: 07827779480

Harriet has taught science for over sixteen years in all disciplines – Chemistry, Biology and Physics. She has been successful in raising achievement in groups ranging from high ability GAT students to classes with a high proportion of SEN. Harriet has been regularly praised for her positive relationships with students.

Alongside teaching Harriet runs a successful tutoring business which was fully booked for the academic year 2017/18.  She offers one to one sessions in the students homes or tutoring via online platforms. She works with school attenders and home educated students and has extensive experience of the main exam boards.

Harriet also worked as an exam marker so is experienced in the requirements of examiners. During school holidays Harriet offers fun science themed activities to groups.

Dionne Slater

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Mobile Phone: 07932 848521 Website: Website
I am a UK based Virtual Assistant and I help busy individuals and small businesses manage their time and workload. I do this all from my home office, so you don’t have to worry about making any more room in your current space.
I have seven years of Office Managerial experience and I now run my own VA business full time (and I LOVE it!). Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur setting up a new business or an established business owner, I can help give you more hours in the day by helping you with anything from your daily admin tasks, to blog writing, newsletters, email management and more.
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