Amara Raise £147.05 for Macmillan

Last Friday, Amara took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event. Each department decided on a coffee morning treat to bake, resulting in both kitchens being filled with dozens of cakes, sweets and savouries to tuck into from 11am on Friday morning.


Never shy to embrace any food related event, eyes were definitely bigger than bellies as plates were piled high with home baked brownies, carrot cake slices, cheese twists and rocky roads to name a few. The Macmillan ‘guess how many spots on the cake game’ captured the attention of a few, as they painstakingly started mathematical calculations to work out the exact amount.

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Amara Cycle the Flitch Way

With the autumn air closing in quickly, Team Amara used the excuse of a sunny Sunday to explore the countryside surrounding the Amara offices and cycle the 20 mile length of The Flitch Way. A former railway line running between Bishop’s Stortford and Braintree, the well surfaced route was a perfect opportunity for the team to bond over some light cycling and of course some obligatory pub and café stops on route.


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Amara Gift Guide: October

With dark mornings and visibly shorter days, October is all about adjusting to the colder weather and preparing for cosy nights around the fire. We ask staff at Amara how they will be updating their home interior and lifestyle for a stylish change of seasons.

ameliaAmelia Waterson: Buying Admin Assistant

Scuffette UGG® Slippers

Mine October gift would have to be some Scuffette Chestnut UGG® Slippers. My house has a lot of tiled flooring so I love a nice pair of slippers and have been lusting after these for a while! These would be the perfect gift for the chilly winter months.


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Ivor Scores Seventh at Spa

Pro-am racing duo Amara board member Ivor and Johnny took on the penultimate round of racing last weekend at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, taking seventh position. Home of the Belgium Grand Prix, the circuit, opened in 1922 as a public road circuit, today stands as one of the most challenging yet favourite tracks anywhere in the world.



We caught up with Ivor to find out the twists and turns during the weekend:
“A very lively race on a beautiful sunny weekend in the hills around Spa. It nearly always rains here but not this time – glorious sunshine brought out the crowds to spectate which created a great atmosphere.

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The Amara Collection: Top Five

To celebrate the launch of The Amara Collection, we talk to Senior Buyer Kate. An instrumental individual in the creation of the collection, Kate talks us through her five favourite looks from the autumn winter season.

 Graphic Collection: Eve Bed Linen

 Part of the Graphic Collection, this elegant silk and cotton bed linen is guaranteed to add a touch of luxury to my bedroom. The metallic stripe design adds a statement pattern to a minimalist interior, creating a crisp appearance during the winter months.

GRAPHIC Eve Silk Stripe 1 (Medium)

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