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18th January 2019

EverythingBranded.co.uk Brings the Great British Seaside to Love Business 2019

EverythingBranded.co.uk sponsors of the Love Business Expo in 2019, will be bringing the seaside and all the fun of the fair we know and love to the East Midlands on 27th February 2019.
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18th January 2019

What is the correct thing to say?

Richard is speaking at Love Business on 27th February - Workplace Diversity and your legal obligations - how not to get it wrong, however well intended you are.
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18th January 2019

Armsons start work on new Barton veterinary hospital

Derby-based Armsons have been appointed as quantity surveyors and project managers on a project to construct a new veterinary hospital in Barton-under-Needwood, Staffordshire.
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18th January 2019

Family-run Lincolnshire hotel brightens horizon with HSBC UK support

An eighteenth-century country hotel in Stallingborough, North East Lincolnshire, has expanded its operations after securing a six-figure business loan from HSBC UK.
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18th January 2019

College duo are national awards finalists!

Two individuals from West Nottinghamshire College will celebrate in style at the end of this month as they feature as finalists in the British Education Awards 2019.
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18th January 2019

From earning £7 a day to £9.4 million turnover - family business celebrates 25th year

A family run business, which has been responsible for changing the face of the Nottingham city skyline, has just celebrated its 25th year in business, from what once started in very humble beginnings.
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18th January 2019

Drama at Rilmac annual training day

After the success of the first annual, Group wide training day held at the end of 2017 Rilmac were looking forward to improving the event for 2018. 
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17th January 2019

How to ‘out-think’ your competitors - Limited Places Book Now

Book your FREE place and hear Andy Gilbert explain how he helps big businesses ‘out-think’ their competitors and improve their productivity and performance - and more importantly how you can apply these simple tools in your business.
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17th January 2019

Flooring manufacturer invests £4m on new machinery project

Forbo Flooring based in Ripley Derbyshire has invested £4.1m in a new project which will increase manufacturing capacity and efficiency following the purchase of a new £3m Double Belt Thermofix laminating machine that makes floor coverings.
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17th January 2019

Croots Farm Shop continues support for Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre

More than £600 has been raised by customers and staff at Croots Farm Shop over recent weeks in aid of Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre.
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17th January 2019

Deborah Meaden announced as guest speaker at MHR’s HR Directors Club Event

Dragons Den investor to share entrepreneurial insights and stories from her unparalleled business experience with HR Leaders at an exclusive breakfast event at Claridge’s
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17th January 2019

Purpose Media kicks off 2019 with two new faces

Derbyshire Marketing agency Purpose Media has strengthened its creative and account management teams with two appointments.
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17th January 2019

Lincolnshire Agricultural Society toasts to 150 years

MORE than 250 past, present and future Lincolnshire farmers raised a glass to mark 150 years of the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society (LAS) last week (7 January) at a celebratory farmers’ lunch, hosted at the Lincolnshire Showground.
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17th January 2019

East Midlands finance community to be recognised in launch at new awards

A Nottingham-based recruitment agency has announced the launch of the first edition of the East Midlands Finance Awards.
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17th January 2019

Affordable health & safety courses to be offered to small businesses and charities around the Midlands

Castle Donington-based health & safety specialist Harrier has announced its latest programme of health & safety training courses, with a particular focus on charities and small businesses.
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17th January 2019

Firm expands Leicester office with three new Partners

Hat-trick of Spearing Waite hires creates the largest corporate finance team in Leicestershire
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17th January 2019

The Ed teacher of money for Dorothy Goodman pupils

Dorothy Goodman School pupils learned how to open a savings account during a day of financial education sponsored by Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.
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17th January 2019

Newby Castleman helps Leicestershire bakery gear up for the future with new £15m facility

Leading chartered accountancy firm, Newby Castleman, has helped one of Leicestershire’s fastest-growing family businesses to open a new state-of-the-art facility.
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17th January 2019

Y/Our Future Recruitment campaign welcomes health and social care professionals to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Y/Our Future is a new recruitment campaign launched today that unites five major health and social care employers - University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, LOROS Hospice, Rutland County Council and Leicester City
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17th January 2019

Green-fingered community comes together for ‘allotmenteering’ project

Derby-based special educational needs (SEN) sixth form students have joined Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson, Ashbourne Road District Allotment Association (ARDAA) and BBC Radio Derby’s ‘Potty Plotters’ on a community volunteering project at Ashbourne Ro
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17th January 2019

Chilli festival set to heat up Wellingborough

Tasty tacos and beautiful burritos will fire up Wellingborough foodies next month when the popular ChilliFest returns to tantalise the town’s taste buds.
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16th January 2019

Come and see Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) on Stand R5 at Love Business EXPO

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) is your local network and support team for physical activity and sport across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. We want to be the most active place in England, building a healthy and vibrant future for our commu
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16th January 2019

East Midlands law firm welcomes new partner

Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the appointment of Erin Vickers as partner within the commercial property team.
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16th January 2019

Senior promotion at CPW Leicester office

NATIONAL M&E consultancy Couch Perry Wilkes (CPW) has announced the promotion of Jim Frisby to associate director.
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16th January 2019

BHW Makes High Profile Partner Appointments

Leading independent Leicester law firm, BHW Solicitors, has continued its expansion with the hire of two high profile Partners.
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16th January 2019

Derby County at forefront of football pitch revolution

Derby County Football Club is at the forefront of the biggest change in sport surfaces in over 20 years.
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16th January 2019

2019 promises to be extra exciting for county dancers

More aspiring dancers will get the chance to fulfil their dreams, thanks to a county business which has choreographed a smart move to new premises.
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16th January 2019

Derby business, Irongate Group, writes about staff welfare

Adam Noble, managing director at Irongate Group Ltd, the Derby-based business services and supplies company, talks about welfare at work and how to create a happy team.
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16th January 2019

Ashbourne-based business development specialists take space at Ednaston Park managed workspace scheme

Dragonfly Directors are the latest business to take space at Ednaston Park, the new managed workspace scheme located off the A52 between Derby and Ashbourne.
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16th January 2019

UK Tech Startup - TxtSync

TxtSync Limited launches new cloud-based SMS platform to enhance customer communication and engagement
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16th January 2019

Blueprint Interiors aim high with new team appointments

Ashby based commercial office design and fit out specialists Blueprint Interiors is heading into 2019 firmly intending to grow its Midlands presence having recruited a new BD Manager for the West Midlands as well as appointing external professionals to ma
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16th January 2019

J Tomlinson completes £1m refurbishment of Milton Keynes retirement village

J Tomlinson has completed a four-month refurbishment project at a 258-bedroom retirement village in Milton Keynes.
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16th January 2019

Upcoming STEM Women events in London and Birmingham are targeted at STEM students and graduates

The community events are hosted across the UK, with events planned to take place in London on 20th February 2019 and Birmingham on 6th March 2019, respectively.
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15th January 2019

Visit My HR Hub on Stand B29 at Love Business EXPO

My HR Hub is Nottingham’s leading outsourced HR consultancy service, providing human resource support for start-up, small and fast-growing businesses.
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15th January 2019

Say hello to Loughborough College on Stand B37 at Love Business EXPO

This will be our fourth time exhibiting at Love Business. It has been a great event for us to meet companies who would like assistance and advice about Apprenticeship programmes.
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15th January 2019

Come and see Arch Communications at Stand T14 at Love Business EXPO

Arch Communications is an award-winning PR and marketing agency based in Nottinghamshire, but operating nationally.
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15th January 2019

Chris Timmins returns to Lovell to drive East Midlands expansion

Chris Timmins has been appointed by expanding partnership homes developer Lovell as area director for the East Midlands.
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15th January 2019

Double Director Promotion at Regional Property Agency

Commercial property surveyors Innes England have promoted associate directors Rahul Saini and Paul Rogers to directors.
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15th January 2019

Engineering takes silver for Shu Racing Team

BG Engineering, a leading subcontractor for precision machined components, is proud to announce the company is the silver sponsor of the 2019 SHU (Sheffield Hallam University) Formula Student Racing Team.
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15th January 2019

Loughborough University partnership is weaving new products for Lurex

A partnership between Loughborough University and Leicestershire-based Lurex® is helping the company to develop innovative yarns and enter new product markets.
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15th January 2019

Growing trend for timber car barns, says manufacturer

A Northamptonshire manufacturer predicts a growing trend in 2019 for luxury housing developers to remove the traditional brick-built garage from their plans in favour of bespoke timber car barns.
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15th January 2019

Medilink East Midlands will continue to inspire life science companies in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Life science companies in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire can become ‘inspired’ with their business operations, thanks to a project delivered by Medilink East Midlands and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
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15th January 2019

Customer service drives up Pall-Ex corporate growth to over £14.5M

Pall-Ex has accelerated its success over the last 12 months by growing its corporate revenue to over £14.5 million.
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15th January 2019

Blood Bikes will fly with latest £6k donation

Local lifesaving charity, Shropshire.Staffordshire.Cheshire Blood Bikes (SSCBB) has received a £6k donation from Burton-based pitched roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles.
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15th January 2019

Pressac secures first UAE order for building sensor technology solutions following TRA approval

UK smart building sensor technology manufacturer, Pressac Communications, has secured its first order in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply its wireless building sensor technology, following approval by the UAE radio communications governing body, t
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15th January 2019

Find A+G architects at Stand B31 at Love Business EXPO

A small and dedicated team based in Loughborough, A+G architects are design driven and customer focussed, utilising the latest 3D and BIM software to communicate our designs.
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11th January 2019

Duncan & Toplis are delighted to be supporting Love Business for a second year by sponsoring the VIP Lounge.

Love Business is a great exhibition bringing together people from all over Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, to network and make new connections.
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11th January 2019

Marketing Derby's Marathon Man

Marketing Derby's very own 'Marathon Man' Andrew Lowe is running this year's London Marathon in aid of Bondholder Derbyshire Children's Holiday Centre.
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11th January 2019

“Improving Productivity & Performance” – How to out-think your competitors during change. - Andy Gilbert, Go MAD Thinking Limited - 12:50pm - 13:10pm @ Love Business EXPO 2019

Global leadership and change coach, Andy Gilbert has worked with over 200 companies in 40 countries to develop their thinking and productivity. He shares the simple framework the Global brands have paid £millions for him and his team to implement.
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11th January 2019

Exponential growth for PAL International

When PAL International wanted information on how the manufacturing sector is evolving and where the business should focus in order to grow they reached out to the Leicestershire Collaborate for Growth business support project.
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11th January 2019

Knockout £1,000 donation for Leicester boxing club

A Leicester boxing club has hit a knockout donation after being gifted £1,000 from one of the UK’s biggest housebuilders.
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11th January 2019

Pegasus Group promotions recognise ambitious growth plans

National consultancy Pegasus Group has welcomed in the new year with a series of internal promotions.
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11th January 2019

Nottingham Packaging Manufacturer 'Seals The Deal' With Litter Pick

Plastic - which has been harming seals and polluting the Lincolnshire coastline - has been collected by one Nottingham-based packaging manufacturer, who is keen to display it at an industry exhibition.
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11th January 2019

Pattonair volunteers answer Derby charity’s ‘DIY SOS’ call

A team of volunteers from aerospace supply chain specialist Pattonair put their DIY skills to the test by completing a fast-paced transformation of a local charity’s new HQ.
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10th January 2019

EverythingBranded Welcomes New Group Commercial Director

EverythingBranded are delighted to welcome their new Group Commercial Director, Rob Hayes.
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10th January 2019

Free Employability and Skills Conference to be held to ensure school leavers are work ready

Business leaders and the education sector in North Derbyshire are being urged to come together to address employability and skills in the area at a free conference next month.
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10th January 2019

New sponsorship deal is a boost for Trent Sports Teams

Nottingham Trent University’s sports teams head into the New Year in a strong position and with another year of continued support from sponsors, FHP Student Living.
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10th January 2019

Veganuary off to a flying start for Leicestershire hair salon

An environmentally-aware hair salon in Leicestershire has seen sales of their in-house produced vegan friendly hair range soar as more people take part in Veganuary and turn to plant-based diets.
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10th January 2019

Heathcotes Group becomes a Chesterfield Champion

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, is backing a campaign to support the development of the local economy after joining the Chesterfield Champions network.
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9th January 2019

Hallam helps save lives by supporting Nottingham Samaritans

Nottingham-based digital marketing agency Hallam is proud to announce it has selected Nottingham Samaritans as its 2019 charity of the year aiming to help it in its mission of saving lives.
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9th January 2019

An inspirational and incredible year for Leicester cancer research charity

2018 was a year to remember for Leicester-based Hope Against Cancer. Not only was it the charity’s 15th anniversary but 2018 has seen significant growth for the Hope Clinical Trials Facility.
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9th January 2019

NHS upskill their workforce with support from Nottingham College

With nursing staff shortages at an all-time high, it’s never been more crucial to get NHS healthcare workers fully-trained and qualified to help tackle the situation, which the experts are describing as at risk of becoming a “national emergency”.
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8th January 2019

Heritage Lottery funding success for Focus Consultants project

Ambitious plans for a Grade I-listed museum, art gallery and library redevelopment scheme – project managed by Focus Consultants – have received initial National Lottery support.
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8th January 2019

Purpose Media wins Marketing Derby video brief

Creative agency Purpose Media has been appointed to provide a year’s worth of video marketing support to inward investment and place promotion organisation Marketing Derby.
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8th January 2019

Stafford and Rural Homes partners with local HR & payroll experts MHR to update its HR system

Social housing provider consolidates its people processes by investing in MHR’s cloud HR and payroll solution, iTrent.
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8th January 2019

MHRA Inspection success for Nottingham’s Upperton Pharma Solutions

Upperton Pharma Solutions’ new pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities at Nottingham Science and Technology Park have successfully passed inspection by the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
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8th January 2019

Derby business, Irongate Group Ltd, talks about safety in the workplace.

Pam Wakefield, facilities supplies specialist at Irongate Group Ltd, the Derby-based business services and supplies company, talks about hazardous cleaning cupboards and how to keep them safe in the workplace.
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8th January 2019

Leading housebuilder invests in the West Midlands

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes Mercia, based in Solihull, Birmingham, has built 609 homes in its operational area during the past year and contributed over £99.5m to the UK’s economic output.
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7th January 2019

Ibstock Brick recognised at Jewson Awards

Ibstock Brick has been recognised as the Best Overall Supplier at Jewson’s annual conference and supplier exhibition Jewson Live.
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7th January 2019

Coalville Football Team scores sponsorship with David Wilson Homes

The Heather St John’s Under 10 team the Pumas kicked off the new season in style with a new kit sponsored by David Wilson Homes East Midlands.
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7th January 2019

Two promotions at leading Leicestershire property agency

A leading property agency has made two promotions at its Ashby office as the firm experiences a continued period of growth.
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7th January 2019

200 Degrees to open in Lincoln

Speciality coffee roaster and wholesaler, 200 Degrees, will open its doors at 34 Sincil Street in Lincoln this March, bringing handcrafted fresh food and artisan coffee to the city.
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7th January 2019

Performers welcome the professionals

Performing arts students put the spotlight on creative professionals in the Create theatre and studios - learning more about the sector and Higher Education during their industry week in December.
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7th January 2019

J Tomlinson drives ahead with 200 vans

Building services specialist, J Tomlinson, is driving ahead into 2019 with a record number of vans in its fleet.
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7th January 2019

Long standing British business

Survey reveals Leicestershire residents associate Barratt with being a long standing British business
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7th January 2019

New Year, New Recruit for Shooting Star

PR, marketing and digital specialist Shooting Star has taken on a new team member.
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7th January 2019

Tick off your first New Year’s resolution at Sketchley Grange

It’s that time of the year when people start to ponder what their New Year’s resolutions will be and more often than not, these resolutions revolve around health and fitness.
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7th January 2019

Mercia boosts Midlands SMEs with over £13m invested in 2018

Mercia invested £13.3million in Midlands businesses in 2018, up from £11.3million the previous year, highlighting its role as one of the UK’s most active investors and a key source of funding for regional SMEs.
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7th January 2019

Landmark town hall project “wouldn’t have got off the ground” without Woodhead

A project to build a brand new Town Hall in a Derbyshire town has been made possible thanks to the commitment of a local construction company, which was determined to see a Council’s vision come to fruition.
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7th January 2019

intu appoints contractor for intu Broadmarsh redevelopment

This latest news from the shopping centre owner comes after Nottingham City Council’s announcement that it has confirmed its approval to the award of the contract for the intu Broadmarsh redevelopment.
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7th January 2019

Lincolnshire agriculture and Brexit to be discussed by experts at Lincs Farming Conference

Brexit and the future of Lincolnshire agriculture on the table at Lincs farming conference
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4th January 2019

New Sponsor Announcement: Translation Services, PAB Languages

PAB Languages Centre will kindly provide interpretation services at the Love Business EXPO 2019. Breaking potential language barriers and opening up communication for businesses to get the full benefit of the event on the Wednesday 27th February 2019
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3rd January 2019

New Year new talent - Franklin Ellis Architects strengthens interiors and architectural teams with new appointments

Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects has announced the appointment of two new recruits to the team.
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2nd January 2019

Northamptonshire residents associate Barratt brand with old helicopter adverts

As this year marks the 60th anniversary of Barratt Developments, a recent survey has revealed 36% of people in Northamptonshire say they associate the well-known brand with the renowned 1970s helicopter advert.
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2nd January 2019

Announcing - Lincoln Fashion Week 2019

Be part of our fabulous extravaganza
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2nd January 2019

Hinckley & Rugby duo graduate as mutual masters

Two senior managers from Hinckley & Rugby Building Society have graduated in the first cohort to study a pioneering new Masters degree developed for financial mutuals.
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2nd January 2019

Self-builders may be owed a hefty tax rebate, suggests Newby Castleman

Accountants Newby Castleman are encouraging self-builders to see whether they can claim back VAT spent on building materials used in the construction of their own home.
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2nd January 2019

New company set up after TAB Derby advice

A member of The Alternative Board Derby has been recognised for achieving her 2018 ambition of setting up her own company.
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2nd January 2019

Central England Co-op customers and members donate enough food to create over 30,000 meals for people in need following Christmas Food Bank Appeal

Central England Co-operative has said ‘thank you’ to customers and members after they donated over 75,000 items in support of the Christmas Food Bank Appeal – helping to create over 30,000 meals for people in need.
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2nd January 2019

Steve Turner joins Mount Cook as Chief Executive

The Derbyshire-based Adventure Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Turner as the new CEO.
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2nd January 2019

Charity donations on the house in new initiative

Burton based, Russell Roof Tiles has launched a pioneering new fundraising initiative – ‘Pitching for Pennies’ – pledging to match fund the amount of money its staff raise for charity.
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23rd December 2018

Auction Estates fulfil Christmas wishes of children at Queen's Medical Centre

Property Giant Sports 'Santa Spirit' With Hospital Drop Off
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22nd December 2018

Muberry Homes spreads Christmas joy at Northampton General Hospital

Spreading the festive cheer, Northampton-based developer Mulberry Homes has donated a collection of Christmas presents to the children’s wards at Northampton General Hospital
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