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We're here to share good news, great ideas and FREE resources, because there's enough doom and gloom reported by the other media channels. The East Midlands is full of good business news stories and we want to shout them from the rooftops.

Love Business News is delivered by the team behind the Love Business Expo, with a highly experienced business writing team, and Business Editor Jon Smart leading the way! Love Business News is a powerful B2B marketing and publicity platform which can get your brand in front of thousands of senior business leaders, executives and decision-makers across the region. 

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24th May 2024

Rudd Awards Honour the Best of Ruddington

The winners of the second Rudd Awards were announced at a special ceremony this month, with 19 Ruddington favourites celebrated for their contribution to the local community
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24th May 2024

DSP Interiors completes bespoke design and fit-out project for MasterMover

Award-winning design, refurbishment, and fit-out specialists DSP (Interiors) have completed the bespoke design and fit-out of a new 8,400 sq ft commercial unit for material handling specialists MasterMover at their headquarters in Ashbourne.
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23rd May 2024

Relocation to Elder Way a recipe for success for Bottle &Thyme

Chesterfield’s award-winning bar and restaurant, Bottle & Thyme, is expanding to bigger premises in the town centre later this year.
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23rd May 2024

D2N2 LEP Chair, Elizabeth Fagan, launches £8m Early Stage Angel Investment Fund at UKREiiF

D2N2 LEP Chair Elizabeth Fagan announced the launch of D2N2 LEP’s Early Stage Angel Investment Fund at the UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) in Leeds yesterday.
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23rd May 2024

Nottinghamshire local lands position at prestigious London law firm

Evan Lord, from Mansfield, is one of five successful applicants out of 500 across the whole country, to secure a Solicitor Degree Apprenticeship with a top international law firm.
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23rd May 2024

Octavian Security UK rewards loyal staff member with director role

Octavian Security UK, the Nottinghamshire-based accredited security protection firm, has promoted Nickie Hume to Operations Director.
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23rd May 2024

Opportunities to sponsor this year’s Moonlight Walk with Treetops Hospice

The Moonlight Walk with Treetops Hospice is Derby city’s biggest night-time charity walk. More than 500 people are anticipated to take part on Friday 6 September, raising much-needed funds to help local people receive end-of-life nursing care.
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23rd May 2024

East Midlands company introduces new leadership team to help promote fire safety

Steering Firechief® Global Towards a Brighter Future: Introducing A New Senior Leadership Team
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23rd May 2024

A historic 19th century Derbyshire hospital building has been sold to a residential developer.

Newholme Hospital, in Bakewell, which originated as a workhouse in 1841 and is now being decommissioned by the NHS, has been sold by leading property consultancy Fisher German to an undisclosed residential developer.
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23rd May 2024

The Dairy’s Digital Marketing Apprentice scoops Nottingham College’s Creative Industries Apprentice of the Year award

It was a night to remember for Nottingham-based creative agency The Dairy on Tuesday 21st May, as its Digital Marketing Apprentice, Elise Quirk, was presented with the Creative Industries Apprentice of the Year award at Nottingham College’s highly anticip
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23rd May 2024

Milestone House new artwork from Artcore becomes an instant talking point

Derby’s leading Art Charity, Artcore’s new art installation at Milestone House has become an instant talking point with the team and customers, and the image of the French bulldog is already the clear favourite.  
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23rd May 2024

East Midlands businesses partner to offer alternative funeral option

East Midlands Funeral Directors Help Family Grow Diamond from Ashes
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22nd May 2024

Multi-million-pound car retail centre set to open its doors to the Nottingham community

The people of Nottingham will soon be able to purchase and service their cars in true Scandinavian style with the opening of a two-million-pound refurbished store.
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22nd May 2024

Renowned folk singer helps Derbyshire recycled plastic furniture company celebrate prestigious King’s Award

A Derbyshire company which has so far saved from the environment enough plastic bottles to fill the Albert Hall 16 times over has celebrated being officially presented with a highly coveted King’s Award for Sustainable Development.
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22nd May 2024

Collaboration with business is a win-win for Nottinghamshire Hospice.

Nottinghamshire Hospice is celebrating a one-year collaboration with a business that provides free mental health first-aider training for its staff and volunteers.
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22nd May 2024

Forthcoming Connect Receptions

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22nd May 2024

Celebrating excellence at Nottingham College Apprenticeship Awards

More than 150 local businesses, apprentices, assessors and their guests gathered for a special black-tie event at Nottingham’s Crowne Plaza Hotel on 21st May, to mark Nottingham College’s third annual Apprenticeship Awards.
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22nd May 2024

Alfreton business boosts team with new recruits

Leading provider of innovative product solutions PermaGroup has appointed two new members to its senior team.
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22nd May 2024

Chef Jorge is aiming to bring a taste of the world to Grantham with his gourmet delicatessen

A classically trained chef who has worked at some of the top restaurants in London’s Mayfair says he will use inspiration from his travels abroad to make his delicatessen a success.
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21st May 2024

Loughborough tech consultant helping children to read

A tech consultant from Loughborough has used the benefits package at the company she works for to help support a number of local charities. 
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21st May 2024

Logistics company makes an impact with special delivery

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week last week (13 – 19 May 2024), Northampton logistics company Xtra Express Logistics supported The Frank Bruno Foundation in its plans to create a new sensory room.
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21st May 2024

Leicester Fashion District Joins Forces with FU Media to Further Ignite Leicester’s Fashion Scene

Fraser Urquhart Media (FU Media) – one of the most established independent PR, media and publishing specialists in the Midlands – is proud to announce its partnership with Leicester Fashion District Community Interest Company (LFD CIC).
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21st May 2024

Housebuilder’s multi-million-pound investment helps create thriving communities across East Midlands

An East Midlands housebuilder has pumped more than £3.5million into improving local communities.
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21st May 2024

Leicester Riders and Leicester Arena Partner with Cyferd to Propel Sports Operations into the Future

Leicester Riders Basketball Club and Mattioli Arena, Leicester, proudly announce a new partnership with Cyferd, a leading innovator in artificial intelligence and digital solutions.
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21st May 2024

Transforming Accessible Travel in Aviation: Transreport Partners with East Midlands Airport

Transreport, a pioneering tech company specialising in inclusive travel solutions, is thrilled to announce its partnership in the aviation industry with East Midlands Airport (EMA), part of the MAG Group and one of the UK’s leading airports in accessibili
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21st May 2024

Leading Leicester firm supports city’s students

A top UK provider of advanced geospatial and hybrid intelligence is helping to develop Leicester’s brightest young talent.
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21st May 2024

Trio of appointments as Rothera Bray launches new licensing team in Nottingham

Rothera Bray, one of the East Midlands' fastest-growing law firms, has recently expanded its services with the launch of a dedicated licensing team at its Nottingham office.
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21st May 2024

Roxy expands into the Lace Market following multi million pound refurbishment

Nottingham's popular Roxy Ball Room entertainment venue is bringing their sister brand Roxy Lanes to the city following a multimillion pound refurbishment.
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21st May 2024

Northamptonshire homebuilder sponsors comedy night for local charity

David Wilson Homes recently sponsored a comedy night in Northampton for £500 to support local charity, Team Daisy.
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21st May 2024

May Pte John Smith - Rorkes Drift

The Royal British Legion Ashby Branch would like to thank Laura Hughes Director of LH Financial Planning based at Ashby's Old Cottage Hospital for generously sponsoring the rededication of the burial of Pte John Smith at Ashby Cemetery on 18th May
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20th May 2024

Leicester College to build new aeronautical skills centre at Abbey Park Campus

Leicester College has received planning consent to build a new, state-of-the-art aeronautical and advanced technological education and training facility at its Abbey Park Campus in the city. The new facility will enable the College to deliver Level 4 and
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20th May 2024

Homebuilder helps charity give comfort to Nottinghamshire children with cancer

David Wilson Homes has donated £1,500 to PASIC Cancer Support, a Nottingham-based charity which provides practical, social, emotional and financial support for over 450 families of children and young people with cancer in the East Midlands.
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20th May 2024

Nottingham venue shortlisted for international design award

Home to Binks Yard, Cleaver & Wake and the Binks Terrace, 1 The Island Quarter has been shortlisted for a World Architecture News (WAN) Award in the category of commercial projects for the EMEA region.
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20th May 2024

Northamptonshire Scout Group secures £1,500 donation from homebuilder

Glendon District Scout Council has received a £1,500 donation from David Wilson Homes towards its annual Glendon Gang Show.
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20th May 2024

Nottingham's Beloved Welch is recognised as a finalist in the Midlands Family Business Awards

Nottingham's landscape has been infused with beauty and tradition for over a century, thanks to the exemplary service of Welch the Florist.
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20th May 2024

Workspace hub celebrates one year of supporting businesses in Northampton

Vulcan Works, providers of office space and business support for companies and individuals working in creative and digital industries, marked its first anniversary on Wednesday, May 15 with a VIP event.
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20th May 2024

Digital marketing agency has more than a million reasons to celebrate

Three friends who launched their own business during lockdown are celebrating after doubling their turnover in the last 12 months surpassing one million pounds for the first time.
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20th May 2024

Fundraisers Take Leap of Faith For Safe and Sound

Representatives from a range of local businesses are planning to take a leap of faith next month to raise money for Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound.
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20th May 2024

Derbyshire’s Carfulan Group receives £175,000 order boost

Carfulan Group has heralded MACH 2024 as its best yet after sealing more than £175,000 of orders and securing over 800 more leads to explore after the event.
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20th May 2024

Derby College Group Students Embrace Diversity in Spectacular Showcases!

Derby College Group (DCG) have just held a Culture Week where the campuses came alive with colour, music and tastes from across the globe.
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19th May 2024

30-year-old Derbyshire day nursery sold as owner retires

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of The Lanes Day Nursery in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.  
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19th May 2024

Baker Hughes Launches New Druck Combined Pressure and Temperature Sensor for Motorsport

Druck, a Baker Hughes business and industry leader in pressure measurement technology and instrumentation, announced today the launch of its durable, high accuracy and reliability combined pressure and temperature motorsport sensor, the 4400T.
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19th May 2024

Specialist Logistics Recruiter Invests in Team Growth

Specialist recruiter, Innovate Freight Talent has expanded its team with a recent graduate, helping to bring the younger generation into logistics.
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19th May 2024

Kings Office Supplies - 10 Year Celebration

Based in Willington, Derby, Kings Office Supplies are celebrating their 10th Anniversary as a leading supplier of business supplies, office stationery and print to the local community. 
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19th May 2024

Medilink Midlands hosts regional life sciences showcase for City of Brampton, Canada delegation

Life sciences industry association Medilink Midlands welcomed the City of Brampton, Canada delegation to the Midlands on 15 May to showcase some of the leading life sciences and medtech facilities based in the region.  
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19th May 2024

13th century Leicestershire gem gearing up for huge multi-arts festival which will welcome dozens of household names

A stunning 13th century Leicestershire estate will celebrate art in all its forms next month when scores of famous names and acclaimed productions stop by for a three-week festival.
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19th May 2024

West Bridgford conveyancers acquired by another law firm

As part of a carefully planned succession strategy, well respected West Bridgford conveyancing firm Michelle O’Shea & Co has been acquired by AG Corporate Law.
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19th May 2024

Timms Solicitors Back Burton’s Brewing-Inspired Arts Trail

Timms Solicitors have continued their support for the local community in Burton by sponsoring the town’s latest arts trail this summer.
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19th May 2024

Browne Jacobson delivers O Shaped training to Government Legal Department teams

Lawyers who advise the Government, and their professional support staff, are being encouraged to adopt an O Shaped mindset after learning about an innovative movement that aims to drive positive cultural change across the legal industry.
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19th May 2024

Computer scientist elected Fellow of Royal Society

Computer Scientist and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, Professor Tom Rodden has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of sciences.
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18th May 2024

NCSC & IASME re-open applications of the Funded Cyber Essentials Programme

The NCSC have announced that they are re-opening applications for the Funded Cyber Essentials Programme to small organisations in the legal and charities sector that meet certain criteria.
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18th May 2024

Why Accessibility MUST Be a Priority for Industries to Unlock an Underserved Market in 2024

Accessibility has finally become a top priority for progressive customer-facing industries in their 2024 strategies.
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18th May 2024

£3.1 million loan to acquire student accommodation site in Nottingham

A £3.1 million loan has been provided to facilitate the acquisition of a 210-studio purpose-built student accommodation site just north of Nottingham City Centre, specialist development finance lender Atelier has today announced.
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18th May 2024

Cartwright supports college with latest ESG Campaign

Full-service marketing agency Cartwright Communications has continued its strong start to meeting its 2024 environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments by supporting Nottingham College’s latest innovation project.
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18th May 2024

Croots Farm Shop hosts spring and summer events including Open Farm Sunday

Popular Derbyshire farm shop Croots is once again taking part in Open Farm Sunday, giving visitors the chance to find out more about life on the farm.
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18th May 2024

Introducing Cyber PATH: A partnership between NCRCG, the CRC network and academia

Cyber PATH is an elite talent pipeline for the next generation of specialists in cyber resilience; it's an excellent way for students to engage in the commercial aspects of the sector and gain vital experience whilst helping SMEs with their cyber resilien
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18th May 2024

Street art festival with UK’s largest artist lineup set to transform Leicester next week

The highly anticipated Bring The Paint festival will transform Leicester's streets from Monday 20th to Sunday 26th May 2024, turning the city centre into one of the world’s most impressive open-air galleries.
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18th May 2024

Hospice introduce sign language function to website

Cynthia Spencer Hospice has introduced a brand-new function to its website in order to better engage with the British Sign Language (BSL) community.
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18th May 2024

Nielsen McAllister launches sustainability communications advice for businesses

Derby-based PR agency Nielsen McAllister has launched a range of services to help businesses master their environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainability communications.
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18th May 2024

Cooper Parry Welcomes New Partner and Head of Indirect Tax

Cooper Parry (CP) has announced Simon Shaw will be its new Partner & Head of Indirect Tax.
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17th May 2024

Paragon Bank Supports Elevate Property Group with a £21.1m funding facility for the second phase of Derby development

Elevate Property Group has secured a £21.1m funding facility from Paragon Bank to support the second phase of its Silk Yard development in Liversage Street, Derby.
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16th May 2024

Branston supports Uganda community with training and investment

Branston, one of the UK’s leading potato suppliers, has donated £10,000 to an agricultural training college in Alito, Uganda, as part of a new joint venture. 
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16th May 2024

Three new partners in East Mids among five senior promotions

Leading regional law firm, Howes Percival has announced five senior promotions in the East Midlands. 
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16th May 2024

Leicestershire pub company creates burger to support hospice

A Leicestershire pub company has launched a brand new burger, which will help to raise money for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.
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16th May 2024

Works progressing on new £3.6m medical centre in Leicestershire

Midlands contractor, G F Tomlinson,  is progressing works on the new Barwell Medical Centre in Leicestershire.
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16th May 2024

Businesswomen Join Star Trust Board

Two notable regional businesswomen have joined the Board of leading East Midlands charity, Star Trust – The Charitable Entrepreneurs.
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16th May 2024

New Senior Commercial Appointment Announced at John Pye

National auction house John Pye & Sons Ltd has welcomed Giorgio Vitale back to the business in the newly created role of SVP of Commercial Partnerships.
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16th May 2024

Mindful construction consultants provide Mental Health Awareness Week programme

Bhangals Construction Consultants have prepared a programme of thoughtful team activities to mark Mental Health Awareness Week (13th-20th May).
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16th May 2024

Experienced Planner expands Belmayne Team

Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne, are enhancing the service they offer to clients with the appointment of an adviser who brings more than 30 years’ experience.
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16th May 2024

Recruitment tech companies link up to boost employers in their quest to fill roles

Recruitment marketplace Hiring Hub has struck an agreement with technology provider hireful to power growth for both companies and help more employers find the right candidates to fill job vacancies faster.
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16th May 2024

Homebuilder installs defibrillators across Leicestershire developments

To enhance the safety of local people, David Wilson Homes East Midlands has installed defibrillators across its communities in Leicestershire
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15th May 2024

The power of learning: Nottingham engineer and team lead offer career tips during Learning at Work Week 2024

A DHL team lead and a hardware test engineer from Nottingham are sharing their career stories during Learning at Work Week 2024 (13th-19th May) to celebrate the career progress they’ve made thanks to the lifelong learning programmes at Amazon.
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15th May 2024

Former Gordon Ramsey chef opens exclusive Nottingham private dining venue

A Nottingham born chef, who trained in the restaurants of Gordon Ramsey and Gary Rhodes, is set to open a bespoke dining experience in Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham city centre. 
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15th May 2024

Berry Group appoints new head of agriculture

Leading East Midlands property development company The Berry Group has continued its strategic expansion with the appointment of Leeven Fleet as head of architecture for its INCO Construction and Development Consultants division.
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15th May 2024

Derbyshire residential estate agent, Bennet Samways continue to grow at Ednaston Park

Ashbourne based residential estate agents, Bennet Samways have committed to another larger office at Ednaston Park Business Centre (EPBC) marking their fourth office upgrade as their business continues to thrive.
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15th May 2024

Specialist bird and wildlife company set to soar with Derby-based home and garden communications agency

Expert bird and wildlife company, Ark Wildlife, is set to soar following the appointment of Derby-based home and garden agency, Honest Communications.
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15th May 2024

Woodward Group strengthens leadership team with appointment of Fire & Security Project Manager

Burton-based mechanical and electrical contractors Woodward Group has appointed Steve Bullock as Fire & Security Project Manager in line with its ongoing expansion plans.
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15th May 2024

LBF 2024 proudly unveils key sponsors

In 2024, Leicester Business Festival (LBF) celebrates ten-years since it began.
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15th May 2024

East Midlands Chamber has partnered with Loates Workplace Wellbeing

East Midlands Chamber has partnered with Loates Workplace Wellbeing, a leading HR, training, and wellbeing consultancy, to provide mental health courses accredited by MHFA England.
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15th May 2024

Newark school gets new sports kit thanks to Allison Homes sponsorship

Regional housebuilder Allison Homes East has sponsored a school based near its Kings Meadow development in Fernwood, allowing them to purchase a brand new sports kit.
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15th May 2024

Rotherhill announces new appointment

Midlands commercial property developer, Rotherhill, has announced the appointment of experienced surveyor, Stuart Waite, to its management team.
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15th May 2024

Node4 Announces New Senior Leadership Structure and Integrated Business Portfolio

Node4, a cloud-led digital transformation Managed Services Provider (MSP), has today announced a new leadership structure under which Hannah Birch will assume the role of Group Managing Director.
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15th May 2024

Baked Earth Bakery launches naan bites into Asda

Baked Earth Bakery has launched its authentic garlic and coriander naan bites into supermarket chain Asda.
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15th May 2024

A.W. Lymn Expands into Leicestershire

A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service, the Midlands’ award-winning independent family-run funeral directors, has expanded its extensive reach of care for the bereaved into Leicestershire with the opening of its latest funeral home in the centre of Bottesfo
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15th May 2024

Men United choir adds extra concert date for friends and family after overwhelming success

Nottinghamshire volunteer choir Men United has added an extra show to its schedule thanks to overwhelming demand following its successful debut at Southwell Minster.
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14th May 2024

Major research and technology organisation joins Space Park Leicester

One of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations has joined the University of Leicester’s £100 million science and innovation park – Space Park Leicester.
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14th May 2024

MHR recognised as one of the UK’s Best Places to Work

Nottinghamshire-based HR, payroll, and finance firm MHR is today recognised as one of the UK’s Best Places to Work 2024, according to The Sunday Times.
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14th May 2024

Loughborough Business Named Marketing, Advertising and PR Startup of the Year at the 2024 Midlands Startup Awards

Loughborough-based startup Altitude Marketing Ltd has been named as the Marketing, Advertising and PR startup of the year at the Midlands StartUp Awards 2024. 
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14th May 2024

New chairperson at Corby Foodbank has supportive future plans

The new chairperson at Corby Foodbank is planning to introduce a new voluntary management board for the community service.
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14th May 2024

Northamptonshire housebuilder lays the foundations for mental health discussions in the workplace

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week (13th – 19th May), Barratt Homes Northampton is encouraging open discussions about mental health in the workplace having trained several of its employees.
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14th May 2024

Associate director appointment at Innes England strengthens Midlands commercial offering

Continuing to strengthen its presence in the East and West Midlands markets, leading commercial property agency Innes England has appointed a new associate director.
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14th May 2024

Ultra Runners Go Above And Beyond For Local Families

Two Rolls-Royce employees are gearing up for an epic sponsored 100 mile run in 24 hours to enable local children who have faced extreme trauma in their young lives to enjoy a seaside holiday with their families this summer.
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14th May 2024

Derbyshire community group’s life-saving donation demonstrates local generosity

Community events group Love Castle Donington has raised a tremendous £3,200 for the Air Ambulance service. 
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14th May 2024

Derby-based medical technology manufacturer, Pennine Healthcare, celebrates Medilink Midlands Awards win

Pennine Healthcare, one of the UK’s leading, employee-owned medical device manufacturers, is proud to celebrate a win at the Medilinks Midlands Awards 2024.
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14th May 2024

Eden PR Signs the Mental Health at Work Commitment

Nottingham’s longest-standing female led public relations agency Eden PR has signed the Mental Health at Work Commitment in time for Mental Health Awareness Week.
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13th May 2024

Gi Group Appoints New Board Member to Lead on Digital Growth and Transformation

Gi Group, an award-winning HR and recruitment specialist which has a branch in every East Midlands city, is pleased to announce the appointment of Zak Harper as Group Marketing and Communications Director and member of its UK&I Executive Board.
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13th May 2024

Accessible Oriental Oasis to be Unveiled at RHS Chelsea

Groundbreaking Accessible Garden Experience Debuts in the Great Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show: May 21-25 2024.  The stand will be unveiled by Country File's Steve Brown on May 20.
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13th May 2024

Furnley House Foundation raises over £38,000 for local Leicestershire charities

Over 170 people attended the luxurious Furnley House Foundation Summer Ball on Saturday 11th May at Winstanley House, Leicester, raising over £38,000 for local Leicestershire charities. 
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