HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of the inaugural Bears’ Lair Stafford, Ben Popple from Mr Popple’s Chocolate. A worthy winner in a keenly contested competition where the three runners-up also did themselves very proud, so many thanks go to SwiftPeople, Blossom & Tied and Stafford Herald for also setting the bar incredibly high for 2019! The competition, which culminated in a wonderful Grand Final at The Moat House Acton Trussell, raised £3K for Katharine House Hospice. Our five Bears from Carthy Accountants, Bespoke Creations, Nowell Meller Solicitors, Verso Creative and Stafford Railway Building Society were delighted with the whole occasion and have pledged their support for 2019 too.

2019 – WIN A PRIZE WORTH OVER £10,000!

Whether you want to start a new business, expand a current one or just need direction for a new idea – so long as it’s local, we want to hear from you! Interested? Just submit an application form and pay the £20.00 donation to Katharine House Hospice to be in with a chance of winning professional legal advice, accountancy support, branding advice and a business buddy for a year plus more…!*

The competition is open to anyone aged eighteen years or over who is an individual registered as living in the Stafford Area or a business registered in the Stafford Area. Proof of address is required to validate the application. For the avoidance of doubt, for the purposes of this competition the Stafford Area is defined as the catchment area in our downloadable Competition Rules – use the link below.

There is no limit to the number of entries an individual can submit. Any person connected with the competition including employees and immediate family of the Bear Companies and Katharine House Hospice staff are prohibited from entering. By entering the competition the Applicants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and that their full name/name of their business may be used by the competition for future promotional purposes.

Full details for 2019 to be unveiled in the New Year

2019 application forms will be available soon!

We will shortlist four applicants for the Grand Final

Our 2nd Grand Final Event will be in October 2019

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All proceeds raised from The Bears’ Lair Stafford will be donated to Katharine House Hospice. Special thanks go to our partners: