Carpet maker receives royal approval
A carpet company based in Kidderminster will today be awarded The Royal Warrant on behalf of the Queen.
Victoria Carpets, which employs around 200 people, received royal approval when they were asked to lay carpets in Westminster Abbey for the Royal Wedding in 2011.
Royal Warrants are issued to businesses who have supplied goods to the royal household for over five years.
There are 800 Warrant holders nationwide.
"Royal" Pub Up For Sale
A pub in Kibworth, Leicestershire, famous for the celebrations it organised for the Diamond Jubilee and Royal Wedding last year, is up for sale.
For the Diamond Jubilee, the landlord of the Coach and Horses transformed his pub into a boat.
One of the biggest Royal Wedding street parties in the country was held in Kibworth and organised by Andrew Southerden, the pub landlord.