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Our Bron is a Virgin Business Cover Girl #Model!!!

  You know when you Google yourself to see what comes up? Well we were doing that the other night and got a bit of a shock. No we aren't a Harvard Professor of Law or an Australian Equine Dentist, master criminal or even a local dance team finalist. Go on try and guess what we found.... We found our Chief Canine Officer (Bron) featured as a face of Virgin Businesses VOOM 2016 and our product getting a name check as one of the excellent entries they've had for the competition.  Well now we don't want to let that go to our Bron's head, though we have to say she is special and very pretty. It's just brilliant to know people like...

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We won the Theo Paphitis #SBS Award!

We are delighted to tell you all that on Monday 28th March 2016 Rovernighter got named by the experienced entrepreneur and ex-Dragon, Theo Paphitis as one of the companies he has awarded with his Small Business Sunday #SBS Award.  The award recognised businesses and products that the entrepreneur finds worthy of note. It also means that we have been invited into the #sbs winners club.  We are delighted to have won this honour and to have Theo's endorsement for our fabulous product and brand.  As you can see our Chief Canine Officer (CCO) @bron_lucas is taking it all in her stride and just resting in her Rovernighter after all the excitement of our win.   

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Virgin Startup of the Week

Rovernighter selected as the Virgin StartUp of the Week. Here, courtesy of VirginStartUp.org, is their article: Many of the greatest ideas come from frustration and a subsequent spark of an idea. That’s the case for the brilliantly-named Rovernighter - a bag that doubles up as a dog bed, allowing you to travel with your canine companion in way that’s convenient for you, and reassuring for your pet. Rovernighter is supported by our delivery partners Airedale Enterprise Services. We caught up with founder Ruth over a cuppa. Business name: Rovernighter Ltd Founder(s) name: Ruth Lucas Loan funds received: £25,000 Based in: Sheffield, Yorkshire Website: www.rovernighter.co.uk Twitter: @Rovernighter Facebook: www.facebook.com/Rovernighter/   1. Explain your business in the time it would take the...

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Woofing Up the New Year at the New Moon Inn

Happy Woofing New Year to all my friends, especially the four legged amongst you. Hope you all had a fabulous time and your staff made sure you got lots of treats and toys.  I got treated like a princess of course, cos well I am, so obviously I was and had lots of time with the staff who had extra time to spend with me. Love time with my humans, what else are they for if not to make a fuss of me?!?!We welcomed the New Year in in-style (as you would expect for the fabulous me). The MD/Mother had some friends up in the Peak District for the New Year break and we meet them for walkies in Eyam,...

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