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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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20th June 2024

East Midlands Recruiter Celebrates Success of Mobile Recruitment Branch One Year On

One of the UK’s leading HR and recruitment specialists, Gi Group, is celebrating the positive impact of its mobile recruitment branch one year on, successfully expanding its reach beyond its bricks-and-mortar branches and bringing opportunities directly t
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20th June 2024

Construction experts herd together for Matlock Community Regen

Supporting local need, volunteers at complete construction partner Stepnell have donated their time to help deliver a major community regeneration project in Matlock, Derbyshire.
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20th June 2024

IT consultancy teams up with local businesses for marketing success

Independent IT consultancy, 3RS IT Solutions, has teamed up with fellow local businesses, Ballyhoo PR and Say Something Video, to support in their drive to further raise its profile.
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20th June 2024

Celebrate the rhythm of Leicester at Highcross this weekend

Highcross Shopping Centre is set to shine a light on the musical talent of Leicester as it prepares to showcase live acoustic performances in St. Peter’s Square on Saturday 22 June.
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20th June 2024

Free three day festival returns to Leicester for 2024

Brew Beat will take place in Jubilee Square from Friday 30 August to Sunday 1 September 2024. The free festival is returning for its fourth year, offering a fantastic line-up of live music, craft beers, cocktails, street food, and entertainment for all th
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20th June 2024

Freeths bolsters corporate team as service line growth soars

National law firm Freeths has appointed Ania Vernon as Corporate Partner in the East Midlands. Ania joins the firm from Shoosmiths.
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20th June 2024

Employee-owned electrical contractor awards extra shares for Employee Ownership Day

Lincolnshire-based electrical and maintenance contractor, Brook & Mayo is awarding its entire team £22,000 worth of shares in the company for Employee Ownership Day (21st June).
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20th June 2024

Leicester College launches metal fabrication workshop

Leicester College has launched a cutting-edge metal fabrication workshop to train apprentices and students for careers in the advanced manufacturing engineering sector.
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20th June 2024

From sauces to courses – Michael’s found success

An apprentice from West Nottinghamshire College is celebrating being named as the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire branch’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD) student of the year.
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19th June 2024

Allison Homes donates £500 to Leicester LGBT charity to celebrate Pride Month

This Pride Month (June), housebuilder Allison Homes has donated £500 to Leicester LGBT Centre for the second year in a row.
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19th June 2024

PLANS TO TRANSFORM DERBYSHIRE GOLF CLUB INTO LIFESTYLE DESTINATION

CHARJEN Capital has purchased the 19th century Horsley Lodge Golf Club in Derbyshire for an undisclosed sum – with long-term, multi-million pound plans to transform the 200-acre site into one of the UK’s outstanding golf and lifestyle destinations.
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19th June 2024

Leicestershire business leaders join forces to support industry growth

TEN leading organisations across Leicestershire have partnered to launch a new, exclusive gathering aimed at enhancing business growth across the region.
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19th June 2024

Building Communities, Sustaining Futures: Morro Partnerships Teams Up with Bakers Environmental Solutions to Redefine Construction Sustainability

Leading affordable homes developer, Morro Partnerships, formerly Jessups, has built a groundbreaking partnership with waste management experts, Bakers Environmental Solutions, to revolutionise sustainability practices in the construction industry.
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19th June 2024

Northampton Housebuilder donates £1,500 to local foodbank

Towcester Foodbank has received a £1,500 donation from David Wilson Homes South Midlands to support its vital work.
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19th June 2024

East Mids law firm selected for major housing consortium’s relaunched legal panel

Following a competitive tender process, East Midlands law firm Shakespeare Martineau has secured a place on the Communities and Housing Investment Consortium (CHIC) legal services framework.
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19th June 2024

Sleaford Quality Foods launches partnership with The Natasha Allergy Research Foundation

Sleaford Quality Foods has entered into a three year strategic partnership with The Natasha Allergy Research Foundation, the UK’s food allergy charity, helping to support the organisation’s goal to Make Allergy History.
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19th June 2024

East Midlands scale ups attracted more than $36 million in Q1 2024

Innovative businesses in the East Midlands attracted $36 million across 13 deals in venture capital (VC) funding in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest KPMG Private Enterprise Venture Pulse report.
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18th June 2024

New Chair appointed to Leicester and Leicestershire Business Board

Andy Reed OBE has been appointed to chair a new Business Board tasked with helping to shape economic strategy in Leicester and Leicestershire.
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18th June 2024

Apprenticeship Provider EMA Training Limited Leicester Hub Launch

Derby-based apprenticeship provider, EMA Training Ltd, is set to swing open the doors to its city centre Leicester Hub on 1st July, welcoming students and business partnerships from across the county.
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18th June 2024

Alfreton 'in the market' for community recognition with new gong

Alfreton Indoor Market has been announced as a Love Your Local Market Champion for 2024, after the market florist coordinated a trader focused project.
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18th June 2024

GLOBAL TELECOMS COMPANY CHOOSES TANK AS AGENCY PARTNER

Digital marketing and PR agency, Tank has been appointed by a global communications specialist, Esendex, to fuel its marketing and communications activities in the UK and other key territories.
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18th June 2024

Charity Highlights ‘Briight’ Future For City Centre Building

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, has teamed up with Derby-based visual marketing agency, Briight, to document the charity’s journey of creating their new city centre premises.
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18th June 2024

Ford & Stanley hires talented trio as growth continues

Ford & Stanley Talent Services Group has welcomed three new team members into the company’s pool of in-house talent, as the East Midlands-based organisation accelerates its ambitious growth goals.
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18th June 2024

Trio steps up at Nelsons with new legal director appointed

Leading Derby law firm Nelsons has promoted three employees within its personal injury, residential property and dispute resolution teams. 
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18th June 2024

Firm unveils new study package for aspiring accountants

The next generation of aspiring accountants is being given a huge boost by an established accountancy firm in Northamptonshire.
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17th June 2024

Nottinghamshire Homebuilder donates £1,500 to domestic abuse charity

A Nottinghamshire charity has received a £1,500 donation from David Wilson Homes to support its services for women and families who have been affected by domestic abuse.
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17th June 2024

Leicestershire Philanthropist Receives Uganda Red Cross Society Award

The Chairman of a Leicestershire based charitable foundation has received the Henry Dunant Award from the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS).
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17th June 2024

AXS ROLLS OUT NEW TECH TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBLE TICKETING

The introduction of the Nimbus Access Card, which launches first at The O2, will improve the buying experience for disabled customers
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17th June 2024

Allison Homes East gets into the team spirit by volunteering at Mini Olympics in Grantham

Regional housebuilder Allison Homes East has got into the team spirit as 10 members of staff volunteered their time to support the running of the inspire+ Mini Olympics, which was held in Grantham near its The Orchards development.
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17th June 2024

NG lands prestigious Nottingham city centre office management deal

NG Chartered Surveyors, the property people, have landed a deal to provide management services to one of Nottingham’s most prestigious office addresses.
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17th June 2024

Amazon team volunteers with food distribution charity

Employees from Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Kegworth have volunteered with the largest food distribution charity in Nottingham.
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17th June 2024

Joanne Marriott Appointed to Russell Scanlan Board of Directors

Chartered insurance broker Russell Scanlan has appointed former Nottingham Insurance Institute (NII) President, Joanne Marriott, to its Board of Directors. Joanne will head up the commercial and small to medium enterprise (SME) operations of the business,
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17th June 2024

Browne Jacobson achieves record financial results with turnover of £118m

Browne Jacobson increased its year-on-year turnover by 12% for the year ending 30 April 2024, leading to record revenues in excess of £118m.
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17th June 2024

Work placements celebrated by students and employers

Employers have been formally recognised for their contribution to equipping students at West Nottinghamshire College with the skills and experience to pursue their career ambitions.
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14th June 2024

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE CHAIR OF GOVERNORS RECOGNISED IN HM THE KING’S BIRTHDAY 2024 HONOURS LIST

The Chair of Governors from Nottingham’s award-winning further education college has been recognised in HM The King’s Birthday Honours List 2024.  
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14th June 2024

Derbion announced as headline sponsor of Vic Handley's World's Toughest Row

Derbion has revealed it will be the headline partner of Derby adventurer Vic Handley’s upcoming challenge to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean in what is known as, The World’s Toughest Row.
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14th June 2024

International growth at the forefront of James & James Fulfilment rebrand

The company formerly known as James and James Fulfilment has confirmed it has rebranded to J&J® Global Fulfilment to support its ambitious growth plans.
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14th June 2024

LHP Celebrates Double Shortlisting in Women in Housing Awards

Lincolnshire Housing Partnership (LHP) is celebrating after two of its team members were shortlisted in the prestigious Women in Housing and Housing Hero Awards.
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14th June 2024

KH Hair celebrates top achievers at annual awards ceremony

The KH Hair Awards have become the biggest night of the calendar for the salon group’s 20 East Midlands salons.
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14th June 2024

Charlie Horner joins Connected Data as Head of Data

Data driven technology company Connected Data is pleased to announce that Charlie Horner has joined the team as Head of Data.
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13th June 2024

Double Victory: Derbyshire College Team Wins Top Award at Gardener's World and Lifetime Recognition

Derby College Group (DCG) is delighted to announce that its garden design team has won the Platinum Garden Award at the prestigious Gardeners’ World Live, with their creation beautifully capturing the rich history of Derbyshire.
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13th June 2024

New sales negotiator joins the Belvoir team

A leading estate agency in Corby has welcomed a new sales negotiator onboard.
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13th June 2024

Derby Museums announces partnership with Vaillant to build industry skills for the future

Derby Museums has today announced a new partnership with Vaillant, bringing new investment to develop future engineering skills in the region.
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13th June 2024

Digital marketing agency goes back to school

A prestigious private school has hired the services of a digital marketing agency on its own doorstep to help raise awareness of its world class facilities and ‘all-through’ education.
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13th June 2024

Save the Date: Leicester Restaurant Week Returns to Tantalise the City’s Taste Buds for the Fourth Year Running

Get ready to indulge in a culinary extravaganza, as BID Leicester proudly announces the return of Leicester Restaurant Week. Taking place from Monday 21 October to Sunday 27 October 2024, this highly anticipated event promises a delectable experience for
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13th June 2024

Rothera Bray announces nine promotions across the firm

East Midlands based law firm Rothera Bray has announced nine promotions across a range of key practice areas, including the elevation of two professionals to partner and four individuals to senior associate roles across four office locations.
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13th June 2024

Local hospice offers opportunity to remember loved ones this Father’s Day

Beaumond House is inviting people to share memories through MuchLoved, an online dedication page
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13th June 2024

Northampton charitable fashion show to promote sustainability

Wannabe designers and models in Northampton who have learning disabilities, Autism or a complex mental health condition are coming together to host a charity fashion show.
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13th June 2024

Student opportunities at the EMCRC

Here at the East Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre, we support and help businesses become more cyber secure.
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12th June 2024

Next major phase of town centre regeneration work set to start in July

The next phase of the regeneration of Chesterfield town centre is set to start in July – with experienced contractor, Thomas Bow, now appointed to take the project forward.
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12th June 2024

A summer of festivals in Leicester and Leicestershire

From rock music to opera, beer, food and drink, history, Pride and even a yarn bomb!
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12th June 2024

Leading lab distributor signals major expansion

Laboratory equipment supplier Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS) has opened the new SLS National Distribution Centre (NDC) at the Fairham Business Park, Nottingham, as it looks to kickstart its next phase of growth.
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12th June 2024

Howes Percival adds high profile Partner to award winning Corporate team

Howes Percival has appointed Partner Gareth John to its award winning East Mids Corporate, Commercial and Banking (CCB) team. 
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12th June 2024

University of Nottingham ranked among world’s top higher education institutions tackling global challenges

The University of Nottingham has been recognised alongside the world’s top higher education institutions that are driving positive global change and helping to tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems including poverty, climate change and social
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12th June 2024

The D2N2 LEP staff team joins the East Midlands Combined County Authority (EMCCA)

We are pleased to announce that the D2N2 LEP staff team has joined the East Midlands Combined County Authority (EMCCA).
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12th June 2024

Building His future: DCG Student Secures Double Wins in Bricklaying Competitions

Jack Hadfield (20) showed off his impressive skills at two UK-wide bricklaying competitions and took the top spots. He now will represent his college in industry national finals.
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12th June 2024

Loughborough's BRUSH acquires Scottish M&E building consultancy Rybka

UK energy engineering solutions provider BRUSH Group has announced its acquisition of Rybka, one of Scotland’s leading mechanical and electrical building services and sustainability consultancies.
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12th June 2024

World-leading chemist elected President of the Royal Society of Chemistry

A world-leading chemist from the University of Nottingham has been elected as the future president of the Royal Society of Chemistry. (RSC)
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12th June 2024

East Midlands venue business to expand with corporate events this summer

An East Midlands-based business best known for its Tipi weddings is extending its offering into the corporate world.  
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11th June 2024

Double hire for fast-growing IDT

Ilkeston managed service provider IDT is expanding again after hiring a business administrator and a new account manager.
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11th June 2024

Clarke Willmott retains and expands work on multi-million pound housing panel

Clarke Willmott LLP has retained and expanded its position on a panel of leading housing specialist law firms as part of a £50 million legal services framework agreement.
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11th June 2024

HR consultancy launches new website for improved customer experience

Award-winning people experts HR Solutions has launched a brand-new website to improve both its online presence and customer experience.
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11th June 2024

Net zero firm devises way to save NHS millions in energy bills

A company that helps organisations reduce their carbon footprint and energy costs has become the first to design a method of harnessing waste heat from MRI machines.  
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11th June 2024

Fire-hit Leicestershire charity receives £500 donation from Bellway

A Leicestershire drug and alcohol addiction recovery charity whose residential centre in Six Hills was severely damaged by fire has received support from local homebuilder Bellway.
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11th June 2024

Coalville Town FC scores big with donations from Aggregate Industries

Grassroots football team, Coalville Town Youth Football Club, has a new, full size 3G pitch and extended car park thanks to a significant monetary and material donation from leading construction supplier, Aggregate Industries.
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11th June 2024

A united approach to delivering growth in the East Midlands

Work to boost inclusive growth across the region has taken an important step forward this week following the incorporation of the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) into the new East Midlands Combined County Authority (EMCCA). 
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11th June 2024

Recruitment consultancy makes public pledge to support Armed Forces community

An award-winning recruitment consultancy based in Kettering has publicly pledged its support to the armed forces community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.
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11th June 2024

Five Star stand as Scotts marks 60 years at Chelsea Flower Show

Northamptonshire-based timber building specialists Scotts of Thrapston has been recognised with a five-star award for its stand at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. This year marks 60 years since Scotts first exhibited at the event to showcase its luxury summe
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11th June 2024

Lewis comes back to his roots at Refined

A former trainee chef at West Nottinghamshire College has returned to the kitchens for an evening of great taste and to show current students his success in the sector.
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10th June 2024

Cloud security remains critical

Over the last several years, there has been an unyielding growth in cloud adoption.
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10th June 2024

More than 500 exhibitors get ready for 139th Lincolnshire Show

Final preparations are being made across Lincolnshire and beyond for one of the most successful and longest-running agricultural shows in the country.
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10th June 2024

‘As responsible businesses, we need to support the city where we operate’- major employer switches to local

McDonald’s staff will be rewarded with the city’s local gift card. Cards can be spent with over 170 businesses in Leicester.
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10th June 2024

Derbyshire Business Community Pledges Support For Star Trust

Six Derbyshire businesses are amongst the first to pledge support for a new fundraising initiative launched by leading East Midlands charity, Star Trust – The Charitable Entrepreneurs.
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10th June 2024

Furnley House Foundation FiveAthlon Challenge raises over £11,000 for local Leicestershire charities

From Wednesday 5th to Sunday 9th June, Chief Executive Officer Stefan Fura, Head of Culture Kevin Dunn and Protection Specialist Darren Bradbury, joined forces for the FiveAthlon Challenge. This event aimed to raise funds for three Leicestershire based ch
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10th June 2024

Smith Partnership Helps Secure Derby Business Games Return

Smith Partnership Solicitors have been confirmed as the main sponsor of Derby Business Games which returns to the city this summer.
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10th June 2024

Two promotions announced at East Midlands civil and structural engineering firm BSP Consulting

East Midlands civil and structural engineering firm BSP Consulting has made internal promotions to create two new associate directors.
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10th June 2024

Prestigious aerospace training facility now open in Newark

The eagerly anticipated Air and Space Institute (ASI) in Newark has now received its first intake of students. The £15.4m state-of-the-art facility provides world-class educational opportunities for future generations of the aerospace industry.
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10th June 2024

Want to follow England at EURO 2024? Be careful of ‘too good to be true’ deals

With the men's football team having qualified for the EURO 2024 tournament in Germany this summer, England fans may be tempted to look for unofficial deals for cheap tickets, flights and hotel packages to avoid extortionate costs.
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8th June 2024

Stud Brook Business Park takes major step forward as construction kicks-off

Clowes Developments’ 20-acre Stud Brook Business Park in Castle Donington has taken a major step forward
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8th June 2024

New Online Fashion Store Supports Fundraising To End Homelessness

To support its work with homeless and vulnerable people the charity Framework has launched Framework Fashion – a new online fashion store selling a bespoke range of T-shirts, hoodies, jumpers and bags.
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7th June 2024

Armsons Barlow raises £2,700 for Derby Food 4 Thought alliance at Annual Charity Golf Day

Derby-based project managers, construction cost consultants and building surveyors Armsons Barlow have raised £2,700 for their charity of the year, the Derby Food 4 Thought Alliance, at their annual golf day.
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7th June 2024

Trio step up at Nelsons as three promotions are announced

Leading Nottingham law firm Nelsons has promoted three employees within its Court of Protection and family teams.
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7th June 2024

Youth charity CEO departs after 6 years

Jo joined Base 51 in 2016 as Deputy CEO under Janet Lewis, who was the CEO of Base 51 for over 25 years.
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7th June 2024

Russell Roof Tiles Goes the Distance with Race Across Europe 80 hours, five countries, one big challenge

Burton on Trent based roofing manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles is going the distance to raise money with its ambitious ‘Race Across Europe’ fundraiser.
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7th June 2024

Leicester academics called on to help advance Space science in Europe

Universities Space Research Association (USRA), a non-profit organisation which is advancing knowledge through Space and aeronautics research, has elected the University of Leicester as one of the newest members of its association.
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7th June 2024

Jude and Charlotte go back to school to help create the property superstars of the future

As part of National Volunteer Week, NG Chartered Surveyors have been continuing their advisory work with the students at the Garibaldi School in Mansfield.
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7th June 2024

Octavian Security UK sets sail for growth with new Maritime Security Consultant

Nottinghamshire-based security protection firm Octavian Security UK has expanded with the appointment of Pete Terry as Maritime Security Consultant.
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7th June 2024

Deal not sealed for small business votes, as poll reveals more than half could still be swayed in election campaign

Millions of voters who run their own businesses are still to make a final decision on who they will back on polling day, according to a snap general election survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
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7th June 2024

Outdoors buildings firm Roundpeg brings relief to charity users as it builds them somewhere to go

A charity which gives people the chance to enjoy gardening and experience sustainable living has made their participation more rewarding – thanks to a Midlands outdoors building supplier.
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6th June 2024

Bartlett Tree Experts Expands in the United Kingdom with Acquisition of Canopy Tree Services

Bartlett Tree Experts, the global leader in scientific tree and shrub care, is pleased to announce it has expanded in the East Midlands of England with the acquisition of Canopy Tree Services.
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6th June 2024

Aaron Services donates equipment to Leicester College to train next generation of heating and plumbing apprentices

Leicester College has announced a new partnership with plumbing and heating company, Aaron Services, which operates across the East of England and the Midlands.
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6th June 2024

East Midlands Recruiter Funds 49hrs of Specialist Care in Memory of Colleague

Peddling to success Gi Group, one of the UK’s leading HR and recruitment specialists, which has branches across the East Midlands, has tackled charity fundraising head on to show its support for a worthy cause with a personal connection.
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6th June 2024

Nottingham's Altia unveils ‘game-changing’ platform to improve investigations

Nottingham-based investigative technology firm, Altia, has launched an innovative, first-of-its-kind cloud native platform designed to streamline and accelerate the crime-solving process.
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6th June 2024

22-Year-Old Funeral Arranger Starts Career with Final Farewell for her Great-Grandmother

A 22-year-old from East London has started her career as a Funeral Arranger with a very personal farewell – conducting her great-grandmother’s funeral after she passed away aged 103. 
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6th June 2024

Chesterfield Golf Mad Dad Launches New Retail Range just in time for Father's Day

Andy Hone, a talented and self-taught golfer from Chesterfield and founder of the Golf Mad Dad YouTube channel has announced the launch of his new retail range.
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6th June 2024

Leicestershire homebuilder employees rally together to ramp up volunteering

In recognition of Volunteers’ Week (3rd to 9th June), David Wilson Homes is celebrating its employees increasing their volunteering efforts in 2023 and 24.
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6th June 2024

Calling for volunteers for fundraising events

Cynthia Spencer Hospice is encouraging the Northampton community to consider donating time to help out at its popular fundraisers to mark Volunteers’ Week (3rd-7th June).
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6th June 2024

Sowing the seeds: Local nursery children delighted by Broadnook sunflower planting competition

Children at Charnwood Nursery and Pre-School in Rothley were delighted this Children’s Gardening Week to get their hands dirty planting their very own sunflowers as part of a new competition launched by Davidsons Homes at Broadnook Garden Village.
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