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21st August 2019

Lee Sharpe kicks his way into The Derby Conference Centre before taking part in new ITV2 show

One of the most popular figures of modern football, Lee Sharpe, will be appearing to a select audience at The Derby Conference Centre ahead of his starring role in a new ITV2 show.
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21st August 2019

Stirlin begin work on Access Lincoln Transport Hub improvements

As part of the masterplan for their latest commercial development, Leafbridge, Stirlin Developments have recently started making enhancements to the Access Lincoln Transport Hub in North Hykeham, which is directly adjacent to the site.
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21st August 2019

Frozen food distributor Central Foods branches out into authentic cocktails

Frozen food distributor Central Foods is adding another string to its bow by offering a range of exquisite frozen, ready-made alcoholic cocktails.
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21st August 2019

Hinckley & Rugby customers happier than those of banks

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society customers are more likely to recommend it to friends and family than would customers of banks and other providers.
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21st August 2019

Business confidence rises but remains below pre-referendum levels, survey finds

With the October Brexit deadline only a matter of weeks away and the UK’s future relationship with the EU still unclear, business confidence is largely subdued as firms scale back on investment, according to new research by financial and business advisers
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21st August 2019

EORI auto-enrolment a win for smaller traders preparing for No Deal Brexit

Responding to the Government’s announcement that it will be automatically issuing UK Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) numbers to VAT registered businesses that trade exclusively with the EU, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Cha
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21st August 2019

ASSISTED. take on the Hadrian’s Wall Walk.

The ASSISTED. team are well versed with putting themselves through their paces for charity, and in July they tackled their biggest challenge yet for Heartlands Cystic Fibrosis Centre.
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21st August 2019

Key appointment will deliver world class digital innovation at Opus Trust

Former Head of Customer Communications Management (CCM) Solutions for Communisis, Chris Green, is joining Opus Trust Communications to take on the strategic role of Head of Group Solutions and Pre-Sales as the business looks to deliver on its digital solu
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21st August 2019

Director's pedal power helps to raise more than £20,000 for charity

A director at one of the UK's leading compressed air solutions providers put her pedal power to the test during a gruelling 300-mile bike ride to help raise more than £20,000 for a range of children's charities. 
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21st August 2019

Spectacular summer for Cooper Parry Corporate Finance

Cooper Parry Corporate Finance have continued their strong summer, completing four deals in the last two months.
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21st August 2019

New recruits bolster Macildowie's East Midlands team

Award-winning recruitment consultancy Macildowie has made 18 new appointments in its Leicester office and at its Nottingham headquarters, after a successful first half of 2019.
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20th August 2019

Recruitment firm expands with five new appointments

Over the last six months, Place Recruitment has grown by 140% leading to geographic expansion and the appointment of five new recruitment consultants. Originally founded to meet the demand for secretarial recruitment within the finance and investment sect
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20th August 2019

Northampton General Hospital hosts ‘Qualified Nursing Open Day’

Northampton General Hospital (NGH) is holding a Qualified Nursing Open Day on Saturday 7th September 2019, for registered nurses looking for a fresh challenge to find out about career opportunities across Medicine, Paediatrics and Theatres, meet staff and
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20th August 2019

200 Degrees opens its new coffee shop in Birmingham city today

Speciality coffee roaster 200 Degrees has opened a second coffee shop in central Birmingham today (Tuesday 20 August), offering handcrafted coffee and delicious food to the bustling area surrounding Birmingham New Street station.
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20th August 2019

Frank Key Shoots for Success with Arnold Town Football Club

A long-standing relationship between the football club and the Daybrook branch of Frank Key stretches back a decade. For the last five years Frank Key has been the main stand sponsor, support that is valued from the club.
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20th August 2019

Burton Chamber gains two new patrons

Britsec and Growth Partners have joined Burton and District Chamber of Commerce as its first local patrons.
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20th August 2019

Belmayne calls on advisers to aid expansion

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are inviting qualified advisers to join them and extend the services they offer to local residents.
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20th August 2019

East Midlands Railway launches

The prestigious launch of the new East Midlands Railway franchise was held yesterday at one of the world’s most iconic railway buildings, Bondholder Derby College’s Roundhouse.
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20th August 2019

YMCA Lincolnshire Chief Nominated for Leadership Award

YMCA Lincolnshire Chief Executive Caroline Killeavy has been shortlisted as a regional finalist at the 2019 Forward Ladies national Awards & Summit for her ongoing work with and for Lincolnshire’s community.
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20th August 2019

FIRE & SECURITY SPECIALISTS APPOINTED BY DIY GIANT

Nottingham based fire and security specialists Tecserv UK has been appointed by DIY giant B&Q.
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19th August 2019

Langley's Solicitors officially launches new Manchester office

Lincoln-based Langleys Solicitors has announced the launch of its new Manchester office, in a move which will see the firm further expand its reach across the UK.
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19th August 2019

Leicestershire-headquartered Alltruck receives prestigious Investors in People Platinum accreditation

Leading East Midlands truck rental and contract hire company, Alltruck plc, has joined the elite top two percent of Investors in People (IIP) accredited organisations in the UK by being awarded the IIP’s highest Platinum Standard.
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19th August 2019

Pattonair signs billion-dollar Wesco Aircraft Merger deal

Derby-based Pattonair has further strengthened its credentials in the global aerospace market after reaching a $1.9 billion agreement to merge with US-based Wesco Aircraft Holdings.
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19th August 2019

Ollerton flue firm names new MD

The UK's market leader in the design, manufacture and installation of commercial and industrial chimney, flue and exhaust systems has appointed John Hamnett as its new managing director. 
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16th August 2019

'Hod' Gives The Nod To 168 New Homes In Fantastic Start To The Year

A Derby based construction boss has announced that the first half of the year has been 'epic' as he laid the foundations for 168 new homes - including 16 at a brand new site in Ripley.
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16th August 2019

Nottinghamshire Haulage Firm Sends Truck on Charity Tour

Colwick-based haulage company, Fusion Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), has been helping others share in its commercial success by dispatching one of its new trucks on a fundraising tour for charity. 
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16th August 2019

Chesterfield's 2019 Food Producer of the Year finalists announced

The finalists for the 2019 Chesterfield Food Producer of the Year title have been selected after a special tasting event held at Casa Hotel.
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16th August 2019

PLM Global sponsor 6 weeks of tennis sessions for families and young adults with special needs

Local Business PLM Global are pleased to be sponsoring Avon Tennis for the 5th year running, collaboratively working with Access Sport to supply additional funding this year that will go towards the inclusive tennis initiative.
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16th August 2019

Affordable housing on the way for Branston

Leading Midlands housing association, Midland Heart, is celebrating gaining planning approval for its third development of affordable housing with Partner.
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16th August 2019

Love Business News backs huge charity quiz night

Love Business News has given its backing to a huge charity quiz night in Leicester in support of children safeguarding charity, Warning Zone Life Skills Centre.
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16th August 2019

Bawdon Lodge Farm - Thursday, 5th September

Bawdon Lodge Farm, Nanpantan Road, Nanpantan, Loughborough, Leicestershire. LE12 9YE.
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16th August 2019

Risk celebrates double awards nomination

The whole team here at Risk is celebrating after learning we’ve been nominated for two prestigious business awards for our new online ecommerce platform.
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16th August 2019

IT firm goes continental in four-country challenge

Employees from award-winning IT solutions provider RDS Global are set to take on the gruelling Pavestone Rally next month – with the aim of raising £2,000 for the Rally’s chosen charities
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15th August 2019

Ball2 Marketing fly flag for Derby at 2019 PRide Awards

Allestree-based marketing agency, Balls2 Marketing, will be flying the flag for Derby as the city’s only representative in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Midlands PRide Awards 2019, having been named as finalists in not one but three c
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15th August 2019

Apprenticeships Funded Thanks to Generous Businesses

Two prestigious Lincolnshire businesses have donated a portion of their apprenticeship levy to fund apprenticeships for six members of staff from YMCA Lincolnshire. 
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15th August 2019

Promotion triumph for Chattertons trio

The workforce at a leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors has been strengthened following the promotion of an ambitious trio.
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15th August 2019

SPRINT partners with FAIR-SPACE hub to grow UK space sector

Will provide UK businesses in space, robotics and AI sectors with access to funding and expertise from network of universities and industry partners
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15th August 2019

Plastic-free demand drives growth for Loughborough manufacturer

Increasing public demand for plastic-free products is supporting the growth of Loughborough-based brushware manufacturer, Charles Bentley & Son.
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15th August 2019

Renowned architects appointed to help save UK’s last major bellfoundry

An award-winning architecture practice is gearing up to begin work to help save the UK’s last remaining major bellfoundry, located in Loughborough, Leicestershire.
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15th August 2019

Grantham law firm achieves gleaming accreditation

Grantham-based law firm JMP Solicitors has received a silver Investors in People accreditation for investment in its staff – an accolade which is awarded to just five per cent of those assessed.
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15th August 2019

Derby agency set for office move to accommodate growing team

A Derby creative agency is on the lookout for new recruits ahead of a move to bigger premises.
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14th August 2019

Hartshorne housing development progresses ahead of summer launch

Construction work on two new housing developments in Hartshorne is progressing well, ahead of their launch later this summer.
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14th August 2019

Interior fit-out expert joins Blueprint Interiors

An industry renown expert in interior fit out and design has joined Blueprint Interiors as a Business Development Manager (BDM) to further help the company expand.
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14th August 2019

Local property firm sponsors Leicestershire County Show

Local property professionals Andrew Granger & Co Ltd has sponsored the upcoming Leicestershire County Show for the fourth year in a row.
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14th August 2019

Amy can offer advice on Apprenticeships and Training

If you run a business in South Kesteven and you’d like to find out about the benefits of hiring an apprentice, then Amy Clark would like to hear from you!
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14th August 2019

Midlands firm invests £1 million to boost capacity.

A Midlands-based interior fit-out specialist has invested around £1 million to ensure customers have the perfect finish.
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14th August 2019

Local businesses join forces to support Lincoln City Women FC

Ahead of Lincoln City Women Football Club’s first home game on the 25th August, Stokes Tea & Coffee and Visual Print and Design, have joined forces to support the women’s team with the design and print of their football programmes for the up and coming se
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14th August 2019

Marketing suite now open at Louth development

Property seekers in Lincolnshire should look no further than the beautiful homes available to purchase at Lovell Homes’ Tennyson Fields development in Louth, where the brand new marketing suite is now open.
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14th August 2019

New Melton accountant sets out to help startups thrive

Duncan & Toplis’ new senior manager in Melton is looking to connect businesses and help startups “grow and thrive”.
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14th August 2019

Mansfield ActionCOACH to host free business growth seminar

Business growth specialist Rod Fuller is hosting a free workshop this Friday (16 August) to show local firms the six steps to achieving massive results. 
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13th August 2019

Films, food and fun increase footfall at the Cornerhouse

More and more of us are visiting The Cornerhouse, to catch the latest Hollywood blockbuster, enjoy sky-high views of Nottingham while sipping cocktails or challenging our friends to a round of golf.
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13th August 2019

Northampton Sea Cadets receive £1,000 donation from leading developer

Northampton Sea Cadets has received a £1,000 donation from a Northampton based homebuilder that will enable the club to help enrich the lives of young people in the area.
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13th August 2019

Nottingham Trent gives new HR and Payroll system top marks

Nottingham Trent University has successfully undertaken a digital transformation of its payroll and HR function in collaboration with industry experts MHR.
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13th August 2019

J Tomlinson appointed on £2.6m M&E project

J Tomlinson has been appointed by VINCI Construction UK to undertake £2.6m of mechanical and electrical engineering (M&E) work on a new motorway services area development.
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13th August 2019

Document and software solutions company relocates to new Cardinal Business Centre Headquarters

Midlands-based document and software solutions company Docuflow has relocated its head office to Cardinal Business Centre, the new serviced office scheme based at Cardinal Square in the city.
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13th August 2019

Leading Leicester businesses donate blood in support of #BleedForHayley

At age 35, Leukaemia Warrior Hayley Perks was diagnosed with leukaemia in March 2018.
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12th August 2019

East Midlands housebuilder puts best foot forward

An East Midlands housebuilder has announced it is supporting a local hospice this year – and has already raised over £4,500 for the charity.
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12th August 2019

Russell Scanlan welcomes new appointment

Nottingham’s largest independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has welcomed a new appointment to its growing team.
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12th August 2019

X-Factor star joins Retford for a party in the square

Two weeks to go until X-Factor star joins the party in Retford
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12th August 2019

Notts-based finance company secures new office thanks to law firm Nelsons

Finance company secures more office space in Nottingham - due to growing demand
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12th August 2019

East Midlands' Coworking Collaboration Forges Ahead with 'Future of Work' Vision

Contemporary coworking, shared office and event space, Works Social, has announced a collaboration with flexible-working membership network Dispace to progress their collective vision for the future of work and offer an on-demand co-working hub in Notting
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12th August 2019

Lincoln-based APSS completes transformation of motorcycle insurance giants’ office space

Commercial interiors, fit out and construction firm, APSS, has finished fit out works on the conference, training and storage centre for national motorcycle insurance company MCE
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12th August 2019

Sponsorship packages available for fbe East Midlands Awards 2019

Sponsorship packages are available for this year’s fbe East Midlands Awards – giving sponsors the chance to raise their profile within the construction, property and development sectors.
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12th August 2019

You’re Hired! Retail Assist Announces 12 New Apprentice Roles

This summer, Retail Assist are delighted to announce the further development and recruitment on to their apprenticeship scheme.
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12th August 2019

Focus Consultants appointed by the CITB to evaluate grant-funded projects

Focus Consultants has been appointed by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction industry, to evaluate a suite of grant-funded projects worth nearly £3.5 million. 
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12th August 2019

Derbyshire company celebrates 50 years of working with councils, businesses and Britain in Bloom

A family run company in Derbyshire that manufactures and supplies self-watering planters and litter bins is celebrating 50 years in business during 2019.
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12th August 2019

UK employment outlook hits lowest level in more than a year

The outlook for employment in the UK has fallen for the third consecutive month following half a decade of near sustained growth, according to a new report from accountants and business advisors BDO LLP.
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12th August 2019

Diversity Conference for business and community leaders

Leading figures from business and the community will come together to look at engaging with diverse populations.
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12th August 2019

Nottingham's Adare SEC is first in UK to use 100% recyclable and biodegradable window envelopes

Nottingham-based Adare SEC has become the UK’s first postal services provider to commit to using window envelopes that are 100 per cent recyclable and biodegradable.
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12th August 2019

Morley Hayes Gin & Fizz Festival 2019

Morley Hayes to host new week-long Gin and Fizz festival
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9th August 2019

Business leaders encourage people to speak up about the future control of Wellingborough

Business leaders in Wellingborough are encouraging people to make sure they speak up about the future control of their town.
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9th August 2019

Sheriff of Nottingham officially launches Nottingham Vaults

THE Sheriff of Nottingham, Cllr Patience Ifediora has officially opened Nottingham’s first safety deposit box facility, Nottingham Vaults.
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9th August 2019

Miller Homes invests almost £700,000 in Kibworth community

Miller Homes Midlands has pledged to invest almost £700,000 into the local community of Kibworth, as part of its new Harcourt Grove neighbourhood in the village.
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9th August 2019

Quiet Storm celebrates awards nominations treble

Business solutions provider Quiet Storm is celebrating after learning it’s been nominated for a hat-trick of business awards, for its commitment to the community and its work for its client, Risk Health & Safety.
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9th August 2019

Reach thousands with the all-new KuKu Connect Almanac & Annual Birthday Reception!

Reach thousands of businesses across the East Midlands - Thursday, 3rd October
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9th August 2019

Risk celebrates double awards nomination

The whole team here at Risk is celebrating after learning we’ve been nominated for two prestigious business awards for our new online ecommerce platform.
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8th August 2019

Royston & Lund celebrate 25 years in business

25 years ago, in 1994, John Major was prime minister, Forrest Gump was the biggest blockbuster and Wet Wet Wet were the nations favourite with number one hit ‘Love is all around’.
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8th August 2019

Classroom development completed at Primary School next to Sir Christopher Wren masterpiece in Leicestershire

Following completion of a contemporary offsite modular project in its historic grounds, pupils at the Sir John Moore C of E Primary School in Appleby Magna, Leicestershire, are enjoying lessons in a new state-of-the-art classroom.
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8th August 2019

First development underway following partnership agreement to deliver 1,000 new homes

Midland Heart housing association and home builder Countryside have started work on their first joint development following the recent signing of a partnership agreement.
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8th August 2019

Historic Nightingale Quarter Developers make Derby agent appointment

The developers of the historic Nightingale Quarter have appointed a Derby-based agent to put hundreds of its luxury homes on the map.
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8th August 2019

Macildowie appoints Head of Talent

Midlands-based recruitment consultancy, Macildowie, has welcomed a new head of talent to its Nottingham headquarters.
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8th August 2019

Willshee’s named in Top 1000 British League Table – again!

The London Stock Exchange has named Willshee’s Waste & Recycling in its Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain - for the second year running.
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8th August 2019

Morley Hayes appoints new golf manager

Derbyshire hotel, restaurant and golf complex Morley Hayes has boosted its golf team with the appointment of Max Howard as golf manager.
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8th August 2019

Pall-Ex delivers a mountain range of pallets for Tile Mountain

Pall-Ex is reaching great heights with Tile Mountain by transporting almost 35,000 pallets of tiles annually – the equivalent height of Mounts Everest, Kilimanjaro and McKinley combined.
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8th August 2019

Scarecrow festival receives funding boost from housebuilder

A local scarecrow festival in Leicestershire has benefitted from a housebuilder’s donation for the second year running.
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8th August 2019

Project Wins Start Sizzling Summer

String of Project Wins Start Sizzling Summer for Purpose Media
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8th August 2019

Accountancy firm welcomes new Associate Director

When Antony Voakes decided it was time for a new challenge – he made a beeline for the accountancy firm with the “famous” red door!
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7th August 2019

Ibstock Brick’s apprenticeship programme shortlisted for two prestigious awards

Ibstock Brick has been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards which recognise its world-class apprenticeship programme.
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7th August 2019

Lovell posts improved results from renewed momentum in the business

Partnership housing specialist Lovell, which has its Midlands regional office in Quinton, has contributed positively to the results released today by Morgan Sindall Group plc for the half year ended 30th June 2019.
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7th August 2019

Leicester Sea Cadets offering more and more to the young people of Leicester

Leicester Sea Cadets has opened its doors to more local young people and their parents, enabling even more young people to gain the resilience, self-belief and social confidence needed to thrive in modern day life.
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7th August 2019

Nottingham Based Apprentice Turned IFA Becomes One of the Youngest Chartered Financial Planners in the UK

The RU Group’s ‘High Achiever of the Year’ Receives Chartered Status in Record Time
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7th August 2019

Confidence in Lincoln's rising economy

A Lincolnshire investor’s confidence in building a speculative industrial scheme – which could create up to 450 jobs – is about to be rewarded.
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7th August 2019

Ward invests another £0.5million to increase metal processing capacity with brand new Sennebogen crane

Ward, the Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling specialist has invested another £0.5 million in expanding its metal processing capabilities with a new Sennebogen crane at its Immingham site.
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7th August 2019

“Your gender should never be a barrier to what you can achieve” - says inspirational engineer Melissa

Electrical engineer Melissa Britchford might be in the minority but has never let her gender hold her back.
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7th August 2019

Lancaster bomber flypast set to boost a town's popular classic vehicle event - UPDATE

Ilkeston's biggest one-day event will hit new heights this year when a historic plane will salute vintage vehicles on show - UPDATE
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6th August 2019

Imago Venues signs pledge to reduce single-use plastics

Imago Venues at Loughborough University has signed a pledge committed to reducing single-use plastics.
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6th August 2019

New factory for Wolds Manufacturing thanks to LEP Grant

Lincolnshire fragrance specialist Wolds Manufacturing Services has started building a new facility in Louth with help from a grant from the Greater Lincolnshire Enterprise Partnership.
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