Posts Tagged ‘ Michele Bishop ’

THINK arrives

Mar 7th, 2018 | By
Think retail shop

  A new shop has come to Gordonton. Nestled in the former Dairy Company, THINK will sell a range of homewares, fresh flowers and offer event management.  A collaboration between Michele Bishop and Maree Phillips, THINK opens this Wednesday, and celebrated with bubbles and canapes. Maree, who will be the ‘face’ of the shop, says

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Firepot farewells Michele

Nov 1st, 2013 | By

Fans and friends flocked to Gordonton’s Firepot Cafe to farewell Michele Bishop.  After eight years, Michele has sold the business to Emma Brown who takes over on Tuesday 11 November. The place was positively humming when N8N turned up – Michele was inside to greet everyone (almost 100 people came to the party!) – With

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Firepot’s Michele moves on

Oct 17th, 2013 | By

It truly has been a wonderful eight years, says Firepot cafe owner Michele Bishop, as she prepares to face new challenges. Last Friday the Gordonton café officially changed hands, with senior staff member Emma Brown becoming the new owner. “We’re just delighted it’s Emma who is buying it. She’s a really smart lady, she has

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Thai cooking classes coming soon

Aug 29th, 2012 | By

Thai cooking classes are on the menu at Gordonton’s Firepot Café, and owner Michele Bishop says places are filling up fast. “Bookings are going really well, and we’ll need to cap numbers. There’s been so much interest.” Thai food is very popular at the moment, says Michele who is just back from a trip to

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Happy Birthday Firepot

Nov 17th, 2011 | By

The Firepot café has just had its sixth birthday.  Well, it was a few weeks ago now, but owner Michele Bishop says six years on, she’s still loving it. “I still want to come to work every day, to be creative.  I thrive on it.” There’s been a lot of changes over that time, she

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