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16th November 2018

Rilmac support George's garden

George Tempest is 17 years old, has cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and severe learning difficulties, and spent seven weeks in the Navenby Ward at Lincoln County Hospital.
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16th November 2018

Ward takes on a further 10,000sq ft for textiles recycling in Ilkeston

Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist has signed a five year lease on its fourth site in Ilkeston. The 10,000 sq ft warehouse will be home to latest initiative from the fourth-generation family business - WARDRobe, a new textile r
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16th November 2018

How BSD met grade II* listed challenges to create £1.8M boutique hotel

A SUITE overlooking cathedral gardens, original fireplaces and character windows are just some of the features included in a new £1.8m boutique hotel in a historic location in Leicester.
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16th November 2018

Nottinghamshire packaging firm packs a punch with new machinery

Surepak Limited, a Nottinghamshire manufacturer of flexible packaging for foodstuffs, has invested in a new printing press and lamination unit after securing a £1.31 million loan from HSBC UK.
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16th November 2018

Don’t be boring, be bold!

Not all business shows are stuffy and boring full of middle-aged men in grey suits. There’s now a new generation of shows with vibrant presentations, great keynote speakers and opportunities to network and do business in ways that didn’t happen just a few
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16th November 2018

Derby lettings agents, Blue i Properties has moved offices to Ashbourne Road.

After more than 12 years at the old butcher’s shop on Stanley Street, Blue i has relocated to a brand new home on Derby’s popular Ashbourne Road.
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16th November 2018

Wilson Vale appears on Top 20 listing for the sixth consecutive year

Wilson Vale is one of only two companies to appear on the Foodservice Growth Report for six consecutive years since the listing was introduced in 2013.
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16th November 2018

£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

Government funding of £1million has been given to Nottingham to get more people into construction training and jobs.
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16th November 2018

Planning granted for Leicestershire riverside scheme

Plans to transform a former warehouse located within the heart of the Leicestershire countryside into an exclusive residential development have been approved.
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16th November 2018

Nottingham agency inspires the next generation of digital marketers

To help close the skills gap in the industry, leading Nottingham digital agency Hallam Internet partnered with the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) and delivered the BIMA Digital Day 2018 at Nottingham Girls’ High School on Tuesday.
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15th November 2018

Big mission underway to raise Lincoln's game

Businesswoman Sarah Loftus is on a mission to make Lincoln even more vibrant and successful – and she’s going to get the ball rolling by having some “BIG conversations” with city businesses.
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15th November 2018

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service launch '12 Donations of Christmas' appeal

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service would like to share a warm and fuzzy story with you.
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15th November 2018

Family business brings its name to Lincoln

An expanding family footwear specialist is investing in another “bricks and mortar” move, after deciding that Lincoln is a great fit for its business.
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15th November 2018

Former HSE Inspector joins Merritts

Heavy machinery moving specialists Joseph Merritt Group Plc has announced the appointment of Lincoln Marks as Health & Safety Manager.
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15th November 2018

Leicestershire law firm celebrates 125 years of serving the community

One of Leicestershire’s largest independent law firms is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year.
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15th November 2018

LBV goes Christmas crackers with Leicestershire's creative community

Festive Christmas business networking event to be held at LCB Depot in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter on 14 December 2018
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15th November 2018

Marketing Derby launch its search for 2019’s Rising Star

Marketing Derby is delighted to announce it is starting its search for the Rising Star of 2019.
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15th November 2018

Students tackle conflict in flight

Students from West Nottinghamshire College have been learning about how to handle the more challenging aspects of working in the travel industry.
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15th November 2018

I'll drink to that! National recognition for Leicester food & drink writer

Thirst Media's Laura Hadland has been selected as one of three finalists for Best Beer Writer: Corporate Communications in the British Guild of Beer Writers Awards 2018.
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15th November 2018

New Prep School Head at Loughborough Amherst School

A new Head of the Preparatory School at Loughborough Amherst School has been announced, intent on leading a number of changes as part of a major refurbishment and a move towards full co-educational status.
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15th November 2018

The team at Tonic just keep on giving

The team at Tonic put a lot of effort in each year to sponsor great causes and give back to the community. 
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15th November 2018

LCB Design Season 1 Hailed a Success

This autumn saw the city celebrate its first Design Season, as Leicester city centre’s creative hub, LCB Depot, hosted DS1 across an 8 week period.
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15th November 2018

PKF Cooper Parry’s new Board line-up

PKF Cooper Parry is all about embracing change. In a fast-moving business landscape, it lives to lead and loves to disrupt.
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14th November 2018

Two Nottingham entrepreneurs feature in list of UK’s most inspiring leaders

The founding duo of Nottingham business Think for the Future have been named amongst the UK’s 100 most inspirational and innovative individuals and progressive leaders from across the private, not for profit and public sectors.
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14th November 2018

National construction company supports Leicestershire charity

Management trainees from national construction company, Willmott Dixon, have created an accessible summer house for children and adults with learning disabilities in Leicestershire as part of its annual trainee challenge.
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14th November 2018

Lincs adult learning facility to have bright future thanks to £35k grant

Thistles Market Garden Ltd, a day service for adults with learning disabilities, will save over £3,000 on its energy bills annually thanks to the support of specialist renewable energy consultants Greenio.
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14th November 2018

Russell Scanlan’s Annual Charity Quiz is a Sweet Success

Leading Nottingham insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, raised a whopping £1,790 at its Annual Charity Quiz Night in aid of Forget-Me-Notts, Operation Orphan’s UK based project to help vulnerable children across the East Midlands.
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14th November 2018

Entrepreneur Awards Win for County Businessman

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards have named a Leicestershire businessman as Innovation Entrepreneur of the Year.
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14th November 2018

Bingham development pays homage to World War One centenary with [painted poppy bricks and street names

Leading developers Barratt Homes North Midlands and David Wilson Homes East Midlands are paying homage to the fallen of Bingham in a ceremony that honoured the recent World War One Centenary.
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14th November 2018

Business Centre Manager appointed for new Ednaston Park managed workspace scheme

Lucy Delaney has been appointed business centre manager of the new Ednaston Park managed workspace scheme, located off the A52 between Derby and Ashbourne.
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13th November 2018

Women owned businesses contribute a staggering £105bn to UK economy

Women owned businesses contribute a staggering £105bn to UK economy, but female entrepreneurialism in manufacturing and other high growth sectors remains more elusive
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13th November 2018

Leicester gears up for World Diabetes Day

Cyclists from a professional team will be visiting a Leicester estate to promote the benefits of physical activity ahead of World Diabetes Day.
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13th November 2018

Solicitor at Leicestershire law firm acquires prestigious professional membership

Leicestershire law firm Bray & Bray is celebrating the news that their Head of Wills, Trusts and Probate has satisfied the requirements for full membership of a leading worldwide professional body.
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13th November 2018

Business leaders come together to discuss the gender gap in the construction sector

Female leaders in property and construction from across Leicestershire and the wider Midlands region came together last week (7 Nov) for Inspiring Leicester – a Women in Construction roundtable event hosted by De Montfort University at the Leicester Busin
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13th November 2018

Coventry University to Host Digital Partnerships Conference

An event aimed at helping businesses harness the benefits of digital technology is being held at Coventry University next month.  
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13th November 2018

Rilmac's support of pancreatic cancer turns landmark purple

Every year Pancreatic Cancer Awareness encourages local communities to light up a local landmark purple to raise awareness and gain support in the fight against this disease.
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13th November 2018

Former engineer sparks regional business growth to make ActionCOACH top 50

An electrical engineer from Leicestershire who traded the toolbox for sparking growth in regional firms has been recognised as one of the top 50 ActionCOACHes in the world.
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13th November 2018

Riders star becomes Sports Ambassador for local cancer research charity

Leicester cancer research charity Hope Against Cancer is proud to announce Leicester Riders player Harrison Gamble as its new Sports Ambassador.
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13th November 2018

New appointment to shine spotlight on order processing

The quality and efficiency of Pellacraft’s order processing is about to come under the spotlight following the appointment of Luna Marcius, who joins the business gifts and promotional merchandise company as an order processor.
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13th November 2018

Solicitor to represent children in cases following accreditation

Specialist family law associate and solicitor Gareth Protheroe has become a member of the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation scheme – a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing children in legal proceedings.
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13th November 2018

Hundreds of students inspired by local businesses

Nearly 300 students from Leicester and Leicestershire schools and colleges networked with 150 employers at an exciting speed networking careers event, which took place at Leicester Racecourse on Friday (9 November).
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13th November 2018

New Director of Art Out Loud for Chatsworth

Chatsworth House Trust is pleased to announce that Beki Bateson has been appointed as the new Director of Art Out Loud, Chatsworth’s festival of arts based talks and workshops which take place each year in September at Chatsworth.
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13th November 2018

Inchcape UK is proud to sponsor Love Business for seventh year

Inchcape UK’s Toyota and Lexus East Midlands retail centres are delighted to support Love Business, a business to business networking initiative in the East Midlands. Inchcape UK will sponsor Love Business’s exhibition for the seventh year.
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12th November 2018

BJD plot new future for the Nightingale Quarter

BJD Investors and Developers have submitted plans for a revised Nightingale Quarter on the site of the former Derbyshire Royal Infirmary.
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12th November 2018

Annual Notts fundraising event sizzles with record turnout

More than 700 of Nottingham’s property and construction professionals came together last night (8 November) to raise money for PASIC, a childhood cancer support charity.
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12th November 2018

PKF Cooper Parry appointed at national pension advisers

The appointment sees the Midlands-based business appointed on to the audit panel of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
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12th November 2018

Be ‘whiter than white’ says Entrepreneur who sold business for millions

Steve Rawlinson, Chairman of Oakhouse Foods was the guest speaker at an entrepreneurs forum event organised jointly by Chartered Accountants Saffery Champness and Barclays Bank.
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12th November 2018

New workspace specialist joins East Midlands fit-out firm

Leading East Midlands fit-out firm Butler & Willow has announced the appointment of Luiza da Silva as its new workspace specialist.
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12th November 2018

BG Engineering reaches for the skies with AS9100 accreditation

A leading subcontractor of precision machined components, BG Engineering, based at Williamthorpe Industrial Estate, Holmewood in Chesterfield, has secured AS9100 accreditation, the international management system standard for the Aircraft, Space and Defen
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12th November 2018

Road surfacing firm on track to lay 70,000 tonnes of asphalt on Lincolnshire’s roads in 2018

Minster Surfacing, which works alongside Lincolnshire County Council and Kier to resurface and repair roads across Lincolnshire, is thanking road users for their patience as it nears the end of a very busy year of work.
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12th November 2018

Community centre 'topped out' at the Brackens

A topping out ceremony for the new community centre on Radstone Fields in Brackley was recently held to mark the final phase of its build before launching.
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12th November 2018

World-leading UK drum case manufacturer celebrates most successful year to date

Chesterfield-based Hardcase International Limited has celebrated its most successful year to date just over a year on from a Management Buyout by former Sales Manager - now Managing Director - Dave Eyre.
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12th November 2018

Focus Consultants completes eight-year PM role at key museum

An eight-year redevelopment at St Fagans National Museum of History, project managed by Focus Consultants, has successfully completed and been topped with a highly commended accolade at the RICS 2018 Grand Final Awards.
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12th November 2018

Escape Time - Award winning escape room to form charity partnership with The Buddy Bag Foundation

Escape Time to buddy up with The Buddy Bag Foundation to bring a few smiles back this Christmas!
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12th November 2018

Central England Co-op announces the appointment of its first ever female chief executive

Central England Co-operative appoints Debbie Robinson as new Chief Executive
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12th November 2018

Cranfield's AIRC Centre stays on top with win at LABC Grand Finals

CPMG Architects’ multi-award-winning project - the Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) at Cranfield University - has scooped another award at the LABC Grand Finals.
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12th November 2018

Olympic legend Lord Sebastian Coe opens Loughborough’s pioneering Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel

Double Olympic champion Lord Sebastian Coe officially opened the new Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel at Loughborough University on Friday 9th November.
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12th November 2018

Ibstock Brick celebrates best of brick at Brick Awards

Ibstock Brick is celebrating the success of architects and brick contractors at this year’s Brick Awards.
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12th November 2018

Meeting Tomorrow’s Engineers

As part of their anniversary celebrations, the Institution of Civil Engineers (celebrating their bicentenary) partnered with Arup (celebrating 50 years in the Midlands) and Engineering UK to deliver a Big Bang @ B7, which took place at the National Colleg
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12th November 2018

Business bosses get clued up on recruitment and retention

How do you attract the best staff to your company and then how do you keep hold of them? They’re the questions recruitment experts will be answering at a series of workshop for Leicester business bosses.
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12th November 2018

Festive Forest brings family fun to intu Derby this Christmas

Festive family fun is coming to town this Christmas, as intu Derby welcomes the return of its popular Festive Forest play area.
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9th November 2018

Prosecco & Italian Patisserie for boutique business connecting - come as our free guest.

Wednesday, 14th November, 6-8pm Pera Business Park Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. LE13 0PB
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9th November 2018

Formpipe celebrating World Digital Preservation Day with support of Digital Preservation Coalition

Formpipe, specialist provider of enterprise content management software, is delighted to be participating in the upcoming World Digital Preservation Day, as part of its continued commitment to help preserve business assets.
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9th November 2018

Box Property secures Birmingham site for Clean Cut Kitchen

National retail and leisure commercial property agent, Box Property, has secured Nottingham based Clean Cut Kitchen’s third premises at the heart of Birmingham’s Colmore Business District, Snow Hill.  
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9th November 2018

Nottingham call answering firm on the up

A LEADING national call centre service is on the up after increasing its revenue growth and topping the UK’s Trustpilot business review list. 
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9th November 2018

Find out how to run your business 'The Toyota Way' at the iHub with the Managing Director of Toyota UK

Anyone looking to improve their business is invited to attend a special event at the iHub on Infinity Park with Marvin Cooke, managing director of Toyota UK.
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9th November 2018

Nottingham architects expand presence with new office move and rebrand

Nottingham-based Acres Architects, a multi award-winning RIBA Chartered Practice specialising in the residential sector, has recently relocated to a larger office, unveiled a new brand, and launched a new website all in the space of a week.
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9th November 2018

New club aims to raise profile of Leicestershire corporate finance community

A new Club, which aims to develop, promote and nurture a successful corporate finance community in Leicestershire, will hold its inaugural meeting on 13 November 2018.
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9th November 2018

Win Afternoon Tea with Mark Gatiss

SHERLOCK HOLMES script writer and lead in Nottingham Playhouse’s production The Madness of George III, Mark Gatiss - alongside co-star Adrian Scarborough (best known for his role as ‘Pete’ in Gavin and Stacey) - are offering to take a fan out for afternoo
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9th November 2018

Space for Growth event highlights stellar development opportunities

Sir John Peace, Chair of the Midlands Engine, revealed how investment opportunities will support our local and regional economy to thrive at the Leicester: Space for Growth event earlier this week.
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9th November 2018

Active accountants claim second in mixed Marathon challenge

Four staff from chartered accountants Newby Castleman are celebrating after coming second in the Cummins Mixed Relay Challenge at the Leicester Marathon.
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9th November 2018

Polypipe helps Siemens in car park construction

Polypipe’s geocellular water management systems have been installed across a new 500-space car park that will service an expanding science park complex in Manchester.
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9th November 2018

West Bridgford Junior School scores a new sports pitch thanks to local businesses

West Bridgford Junior School's dream of an all-sports grass pitch for its students has been made a reality thanks to four local businesses and a parent-backed crowdfunding campaign.
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9th November 2018

West Bridgford based care at home company, PerCurra, is celebrating success once again following last night’s Great East Midlands Care Awards.

Field Care Supervisor, Sarah Wilde, was presented with the Home Care Frontline Leader Award at the Gala Dinner held at the East Midlands Conference Centre on 8th November. As a category winner, Sarah will now go forward to the national finals in Birmingha
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8th November 2018

GraceMachin reveals new Nottingham office

Planning consultant GraceMachin has announced the opening of a new office at 2 Hollowstone in Nottingham city centre.
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8th November 2018

Godwin to develop prominent commercial site in Rushden

Godwin Developments, the Birmingham-based residential and commercial developer, has exchanged contracts to buy a prominent commercial site in Northamptonshire.
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8th November 2018

Bubble tea shop pops open under new ownership

Popular bubble tea shop, Chatime, has reopened its doors on Long Row in Nottingham after being bought by one of its regular customers.
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8th November 2018

Geo-environmental and air quality graduates join Delta-Simons

We are pleased to welcome the latest graduates to the company, Siobhan Goodman joins the Air Quality team, whilst Alex Hunter joins the Midlands geo-environmental team.
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8th November 2018

Air IT launch new website and rebrand following MBC integration

IT and Communications provider Air IT has announced the launch of a new company website and refreshed branding following the full integration of its communications division, Managed Business Communications (MBC).
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8th November 2018

Diwali celebration at Howes Percival

Businesspeople from a variety of backgrounds in and around Leicester had an opportunity to celebrate Diwali recently at Howes Percival's Leicester office. 
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8th November 2018

History in the making – transformation works start at Nottingham Castle

Works have officially begun to transform Nottingham Castle into a world-class heritage destination, as Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson breaks ground on the £30m Castle Transformation Project.
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8th November 2018

National honour for Matt Hampson's rehab centre

It was the brainchild of disabled rugby player Matt Hampson – to deliver a rehabilitation centre in Leicestershire for injured athletes and their families where they can spend time and receive physical therapy.
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8th November 2018

John Pye makes award history with fourth year win

The UK’s largest independent auction house, John Pye, has been crowned Asset Valuer / Auctioneer of the Year for the fourth consecutive year at the UK Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency (TRI) Awards.
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8th November 2018

Local business jumps at the chance to help this Christmas

Local trampoline park, i-Jump, has announced its partnership with national charity, Family Action, this Christmas.
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8th November 2018

Ex Servicemen ‘Buckle Up’ to transport 5000 young people to Games of Remembrance

A leading coach travel company from Nottingham, which is passionate about keeping the Remembrance Day message alive, is sending its very own ex servicemen to transport over 5000 young people to this year’s ‘Games of Remembrance’.
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8th November 2018

Chesterfield care provider nominated for National Apprenticeship Award

Chesterfield-based care provider, Heathcotes Group, has been nominated as a finalist in the Learning Unlimited National Apprenticeship Awards 2018.
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7th November 2018

Double Celebration at Nottingham Lettings Specialist

Third Awards Finals of 2018 and Industry Exam Success at Kingswood Residential Investment Management.
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7th November 2018

Derby beauty innovator highlights importance of skin health

Neo Elegance to open training centre at brand-new Alfreton premises
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7th November 2018

HORIBA MIRA appoints new Chief Commercial Officer

HORIBA MIRA – a world-leader in advanced automotive engineering, research, development and testing – has appointed Miller Crockart as its new Chief Commercial Officer.
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7th November 2018

Friar Gate Studios hosts Connect Derby Open Evening

Anyone who runs a business and is thinking about expanding or moving to new office space is invited to a special event to find out more about the Connect Derby scheme, which supports new, developing and established businesses at its seven managed workspac
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7th November 2018

The Cornerhouse to 'give back' to Nottingham this winter

Nottingham’s leading leisure and entertainment complex, The Cornerhouse, is teaming up with Old Basford Primary School’s very own food bank to encourage us all to give generously this winter.
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7th November 2018

Reynolds drives growth with significant truck investment

Nottingham-based Reynolds Recruitment has invested significantly in 16 brand-new Renault trucks, as part of a large expansion and upgrading programme.
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