Casting Out Of The Box

Founder of, a company dedicated to promoting angling as a sport for all genders, ages and abilities by providing products and coaching for angling, twenty-three year old Lucy Bowden recently took part in a workshop at Northumberland College to speak to students about entrepreneurship.

'Reaction', a community interest company who promote and facilitate entrepreneurship throughout Northumberland visited Northumberland College as part of an ongoing campaign to engage young people into entrepreneurship earlier this month.

The workshop that took place at both Berwick and Ashington campus' encouraged new first year students to apply their knowledge of enterprise to their new college surroundings.

The students had the opportunity to speak with two entrepreneurs who have started their own local businesses in the sectors that the students are studying.

Lucy BowdenLucy spoke with students in their first year of a qualification in travel and tourism about her business.

Lucy said;
"It was a pleasure and a privilege to have been asked to attend the 'Reaction' workshop as part of Northumberland College and to tell my story to the next up and coming entrepreneurs.

"Every one of us is different in the route we take into work and the work we do, and I hope that hearing my experience has inspired the students into thinking outside of the box."