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Wake up to Lyme: Lyme Disease awareness month

2 May 2024
Wake up to Lyme: Lyme Disease awareness month
This month, Classic Canes is supporting Lyme Disease UK's Wake Up To Lyme campaign.  Lyme Disease is a tick-borne bacterial disease that can result in very debilitating symptoms.  If caught early, it can be easy to treat but many people do not know what to look out for, so greater awareness is needed.

Our founder, Diana Porter, has suffered from this disease for some time and is keen to help others avoid the same health problems she has experienced.  Ticks are common in woodlands and moorlands but also parks and gardens so everyone needs to know about this increasingly common disease.

We are delighted to have teamed up with our neighbours at AH Warren Trust who have selected Lyme Disease UK as their nominated charity for their Coombe Farm Sporting Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot on 11th May 2024.  Pictured here are Diana Porter (left) discussing the need for Lyme Disease awareness with Guy Coleman, joint managing director of AH Warren Trust.

The Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot is an important local event and we are very grateful to the Trust for joining us in supporting Lyme Disease UK.


Product nomination for Classic Canes

12 Feb 2024
Product nomination for Classic Canes
We are delighted that Classic Canes' walking sticks have been nominated in this month's THIIS magazine walking aids feature.  Stockist The Ability Superstore kindly nominated us, saying "The sticks are renowned for both style and quality, redefining the perception of walking aids.  Their range of walking sticks is as far away from the standard grey NHS stick as you can get.  The collection boasts stylish, elegant and vibrant walking sticks making a real statement.  In fast so much so, that they are also seen as a fashion accesory as well as a walking aid.  At Ability Superstore, we proudly showcase Classic Canes' diverse range, featuring a delightful array of canes that cater to many variesd tastes, including folding and non-folding walking sticks, wooden canes and sticks with different shaped handles. In fact the range is so comprehensive that there's a style to fit most tastes and our customers love them!"
What lovely comments!  We are so grateful; thank you very much!

Final despatches and holiday dates

7 Dec 2023
Final despatches and holiday dates
As Christmas approaches, we would like to advise our stockists of the following:

Final recommended despatch dates:
UK - Wednesday 20th December 2023
Europe and rest of world: Monday 13th December 2023

The Classic Canes office will be closed from Thursday 21st December 2023 (12 noon) and will reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2023 (8.30am).  However, there will be people on site at all times in case of emergencies.

The 2024 price list will take effect on 1st February 2024.  All despatches made before then will be at 2023 prices.

We wish all our customers, suppliers and other friends a very happy Christmas and a prosperous new year.

Spotted: Stephen Fry with a Classic Canes amber-effect orthopaedic cane

7 Dec 2023
Spotted: Stephen Fry with a Classic Canes amber-effect orthopaedic cane We love a good celebrity-spotting at Classic Canes and so we are delighted to see actor Stephen Fry out and about in London with a Classic Canes left-handed amber-effect orthopaedic cane.  He is a great favourite in the Classic Canes office, where we are very partial to an old Jeeves and Wooster episode.

New collection of Classic Canes patterned walking sticks

29 Sep 2023
New collection of Classic Canes patterned walking sticks We are delighted to launch our latest collection of patterned canes, which will arrive in stock during the week of 2nd October 2023.  Designed in-house by Charlotte Gillan, they will suit a variety of tastes and occasions.  Snakeshead Fritillaries, Lavender and Oak Leaves are more traditional in feel, whilst Modernist Cosmos, Magic Circles, Surrealist Symbols and Folk Flowers are derived from modern and folk art and will appeal to those who love to make a statement with their cane.  All designs are exclusive to Classic Canes and will be available via our stockists shortly.

New umbrellas from Classic Canes

31 Jul 2023
New umbrellas from Classic Canes We have two elegant new umbrellas launching on 1st August 2023: this ladies' model with a burgundy canopy ref 2004 and a similar gentlemen's model with a grey canopy ref 2005.  Please see Our Products: Umbrellas for further details.  They are in stock ready for stockists to order via our website or the Classic Canes sales office: Tel +44 (0)1460 75686.  Members of the public should contact a Classic Canes stockist to place an order.
 
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Classic Canes Limited
Warren House
Hinton St George
Crewkerne
Somerset TA17 8TQ
England
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