Monthly Archives: June 2017
Posted: June 23, 2017
There’s a universal belief among its organisers that Glastonbury is for all ages. Indeed many of those behind the scenes at the Glastonbury Festival are over 55, and of course Michael Eavis, the festivals facilitator is himself over 80.
Lovers of music from across the generations congregate at the site in Somerset to enjoy 5 days of music, and the action is not just focused on one stage, there’s plenty to see and do for all music lovers! From acoustic bands to headline acts that have previously included Coldplay, Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Wonder through the years, there really is something for everyone.
Having started in 1970, these days the Glastonbury festival attracts global attention, with exclusive TV coverage by the BBC.
Glastonbury 2017 has headline acts lined up including the Foo Fighters, Radiohead and Ed Sheeran.
So whether a TV watcher or a true festival goer, we’ve compiled a few casual classics to suit the occasion.
Posted: June 19, 2017
Thursday 15th June 2017 was a proud moment for all of us at Double TWO, as our long serving chairman was presented with a Lifetime Achievement in Business Award!
The award was presented at the Wakefield Business Awards, organised by the Wakefield Express, which celebrated the many successful businesses the city of Wakefield has to offer.
Chairman of the family owned Double TWO, Mr Richard Donner was regrettably absent from the ceremony due to undergoing a hernia operation, but sent along a speech to be read out on his behalf. In the speech he expressed his gratitude to the people of Wakefield.
“In many ways I feel I should be giving Wakefield an award rather than the other way around,” stated Richard Donner, “When my family arrived in England in 1939 as refugees from Nazi Austria, Wakefield was the first city to offer us sanctuary and a home.”
After arriving in London in 1939, the family were evacuated out to Oxford where Richard was born. W