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Alpha Rail play part in new Spider-man film

21st August 2018

Alpha Rail play part in new Spider-man film

Products from Huthwaite based metal railings and gates manufacturer, Alpha Rail are about to take a backstage role in the new Spider-man film.
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Wynbrook appoint new BD Manager/Assistant to Directors

21st August 2018

Wynbrook appoint new BD Manager/Assistant to Directors

Building and design company, Wynbrook, which specialises in care homes and exclusive residential design and build projects, has appointed Karen Watson as Business Development Manager and Assistant to the Directors.
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Counselling charity can continue support with £2k donation from Star Trust

21st August 2018

Counselling charity can continue support with £2k donation from Star Trust

NOTTINGHAM-BASED charity We R Here, can continue to fund support to young adults and families thanks to £2,025 donation from Star Trust.
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Lincoln Cathedral set to host its last ‘monster’ family fun day before school starts

21st August 2018

Lincoln Cathedral set to host its last ‘monster’ family fun day before school starts

Lincoln Cathedral is hosting a monster family fun day before the summer holidays draw to an end.
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Businesses receive £1,000 helping hand to set up in empty shops and boost streets

21st August 2018

Businesses receive £1,000 helping hand to set up in empty shops and boost streets

FOUR new businesses have opened in Ilkeston and Long Eaton with a helping hand from a scheme to revive empty shops.
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Living Wage Employer title for Central Foods

21st August 2018

Living Wage Employer title for Central Foods

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has officially become a Living Wage Employer.
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Double delight as Croots Farm Shop scores success in the Great Taste Awards 2018

21st August 2018

Double delight as Croots Farm Shop scores success in the Great Taste Awards 2018

Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire is celebrating after two of its products were hailed as ‘outstanding’ at the annual Great Taste Awards.
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Innovative invisible mould agent helps retailers to solve plastics problem

21st August 2018

Innovative invisible mould agent helps retailers to solve plastics problem

As retailers face increasing pressure to reduce the use of plastics in their packaging, the UK company behind ‘freshness agent’ Micro-Fresh® is offering a quick and simple way to boost consumer credentials.
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HSBC UK funding feeds Hyperama's expansion plan

20th August 2018

HSBC UK funding feeds Hyperama's expansion plan

Nottingham headquartered wholesaler secures £15m finance package
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Hyperama, a Nottingham-headquartered cash and carry wholesaler and food distributor, has secured a £15 million finance package from HSBC UK to refurbish its warehouse, increase its importing capabilities and support its growth ambitions.       The food an

20th August 2018

Hyperama, a Nottingham-headquartered cash and carry wholesaler and food distributor, has secured a £15 million finance package from HSBC UK to refurbish its warehouse, increase its importing capabilities and support its growth ambitions. The food an

Pendragon Vehicle Management (PVM) has launched Let’s Lease – an innovative employee car scheme that allows employees of businesses the provision of a new car with no financial risk to the employer and no BIK liability to the employee.
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Stephen celebrates half a century of working for Red Bank

20th August 2018

Stephen celebrates half a century of working for Red Bank

Stephen Betteridge (65), of Measham, in Leicestershire, started working at the local clay chimney and ridge tile maker on Monday, 8th July 1968, after leaving Ashby Ivanhoe School the previous Friday. In the five decades since, he has made many thousands
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From Engineer to Engineering Manager – Paul-Simon Brown’s progression with One Connectivity

17th August 2018

From Engineer to Engineering Manager – Paul-Simon Brown’s progression with One Connectivity

One Connectivity’s new Engineering Manager Paul-Simon Brown first joined the company as an engineer back in February 2017. Just 18 months on, he has developed his skills and progressed through to his current role.
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Derbyshire accountancy firm helps IT company ‘secure its largest financial investment’

17th August 2018

Derbyshire accountancy firm helps IT company ‘secure its largest financial investment’

A Derbyshire accountancy firm has successfully helped another company complete “one of the biggest financial commitments” it has ever made.
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University Arms Hotel leads Ibstock Brick nominations for Brick Awards 2018

17th August 2018

University Arms Hotel leads Ibstock Brick nominations for Brick Awards 2018

Ibstock Brick has received 23 nominations for this year’s Brick Awards.
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New appointment for world-class automotive skills centre

17th August 2018

New appointment for world-class automotive skills centre

The launch of a £9.5m Midlands-based skills centre for the automotive sector, developed with the help of government growth funding via the LLEP, has been brought a step closer with the appointment of an operations director.
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SDL Group celebrates its 2000th tenant

17th August 2018

SDL Group celebrates its 2000th tenant

Nottinghamshire-based property services company, SDL Group, celebrates letting their 2000th new-build home, working in partnership with Sigma Capital Group plc.
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Midland Heart helps to grow Leicester's future

17th August 2018

Midland Heart helps to grow Leicester's future

Midland Heart’s new £18.2m housing development on Old Saffron Lane, Leicester has welcomed its first tenants.
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Derbyshire Entrepreneur celebrates partnership with not on the high street

17th August 2018

Derbyshire Entrepreneur celebrates partnership with not on the high street

Derbyshire Entrepreneur of the Year finalist is celebrating launching a storefront on notonthehighstreet.com, the world's leading curated modern marketplace, connecting the best creative businesses with the world.
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Employees in the East Midlands reveal truth about company culture

17th August 2018

Employees in the East Midlands reveal truth about company culture

Strong employee views urge managers to live by company values and keep staff engaged, research by MHR reveals
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Major deal sealed with tech giant

17th August 2018

Major deal sealed with tech giant

Innovative plans to create hundreds of jobs and generate £1.6 million for frontline County Council services were unveiled by the Secretary of State for Communities during a visit to the Midlands on 16 August.
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Barker Ross to build Kent-based modular construction team

17th August 2018

Barker Ross to build Kent-based modular construction team

As Berkeley Modular, the volumetric modular construction arm of Berkeley Group, commences works on its purpose-built modular homes manufacturing facility, the company has tasked Leicester-based Barker Ross with recruiting a talented workforce to build new
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Derby City Mission - Homeless Report

17th August 2018

Derby City Mission - Homeless Report

Derby City Mission (DCM) is a Christian charity with nearly 30 years of experience.
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Gala Tent lining up for success with new venture

16th August 2018

Gala Tent lining up for success with new venture

Gala Tent, one of the UK’s leading marquee manufacturers, has embarked upon a new business arrangement with Marshall’s Marquees in South Normanton, Derbyshire, to manufacture and sell its own marquee linings.
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Leicester Nursery Judged to be ‘Outstanding in All Areas’

16th August 2018

Leicester Nursery Judged to be ‘Outstanding in All Areas’

Staff, parents and children at a popular children’s nursery in Leicester, located on Tarragon Road, are celebrating the results of its latest Ofsted inspection.
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Miller Homes Midlands scores sponsorship with Ashby Rugby Club Minis

16th August 2018

Miller Homes Midlands scores sponsorship with Ashby Rugby Club Minis

Miller Homes Midlands has secured a try-winning sponsorship with Ashby Rugby Football Club’s Under-12 team.
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Clegg Construction secures place on £240m regeneration programme

16th August 2018

Clegg Construction secures place on £240m regeneration programme

Clegg Construction has been awarded a place on a new Construction Framework that is expected to deliver £240m of regeneration projects in Leicester.
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Planning submitted for new Peveril Homes development in Kirk Langley, Derbyshire

16th August 2018

Planning submitted for new Peveril Homes development in Kirk Langley, Derbyshire

Derbyshire-based housebuilder Peveril Homes has submitted a reserved matters planning application for a new development in the village of Kirk Langley on the outskirts of Derby.
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Giant Ball Pit creates waves at intu Victoria Centre
 New Partnership brings in the cash for  The RU Group’s clients

16th August 2018

New Partnership brings in the cash for The RU Group’s clients

New cash management service offering ensures client savings are providing the best possible returns.
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Chesterfield Hospital signs Armed Forces Covenant

16th August 2018

Chesterfield Hospital signs Armed Forces Covenant

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has signed the Armed Forces Covenant pledging support for current and future employees who are members of the military community.
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It's a hat-trick as Russells kicks off Burton Albion sponsorship

16th August 2018

It's a hat-trick as Russells kicks off Burton Albion sponsorship

It is a hat-trick for burton-based Russell Roof Tiles, as the roofing tile manufacturer announces that it will once again be supporting Burton Albion for a third consecutive year.
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Brokenshire launches £200m pilot to boost social home ownership

16th August 2018

Brokenshire launches £200m pilot to boost social home ownership

Thousands of social housing association tenants are being given the opportunity to realise their dream of home ownership, as the Midlands Voluntary Right to Buy Pilot launches today.
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Leicester law firm announces associate promotions

15th August 2018

Leicester law firm announces associate promotions

Leading Leicester-based law firm Nelsons has promoted three employees to associates in its children and family, commercial property and medical negligence teams.
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African hospital praises support of Leicestershire Business

15th August 2018

African hospital praises support of Leicestershire Business

A Leicestershire business has received a letter of thanks from an African hospital after donating thousands of pounds of medical supplies to help treat patients being cared-for there.
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Chartered quantity surveyor strengthens the team

15th August 2018

Chartered quantity surveyor strengthens the team

Lincoln-based chartered surveyor Banks Long & Co has appointed its fifth Director.
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'Never A Rainy Day' As The Wilkins Group Secures LEED Accreditation in Sri Lanka

15th August 2018

'Never A Rainy Day' As The Wilkins Group Secures LEED Accreditation in Sri Lanka

The Wilkins Group is celebrating enormous success at its Sri Lankan hub after receiving LEED Gold Certification for one of the most sustainable packaging units in the region.
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215 Homes Confirmed for Castle Donington

15th August 2018

215 Homes Confirmed for Castle Donington

An East Midlands housebuilder has confirmed the development of 215 homes in Castle Donington.
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Newark Indian restaurant shortlisted for major national food awards

15th August 2018

Newark Indian restaurant shortlisted for major national food awards

An Indian and Bangladeshi Restaurant from Newark hopes to curry favour with judges at the Annual Curry Life Awards after being shortlisted again for an accolade.
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Trudi showcases her creative talents

15th August 2018

Trudi showcases her creative talents

Professional Lincoln quilter Trudi Wood is poised for a surge in business and planning to showcase her work “across the Pond” after attending a major textiles show.
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Ex-Veolia General Manager to handle waste and logistics at Ward

15th August 2018

Ex-Veolia General Manager to handle waste and logistics at Ward

Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist, Ward, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Jim Wainwright as General Manager for Waste and Logistics.
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Family find their dream home in time for new addition

15th August 2018

Family find their dream home in time for new addition

A Warwickshire couple found their dream family home at David Wilson Homes’ Long Itchington development, Spinney Fields.
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Mitre delighted to become CIMSPA Skills Development Partner

14th August 2018

Mitre delighted to become CIMSPA Skills Development Partner

Derbyshire based training company Mitre Group who recently celebrated its 25th anniversary continue its season of success by becoming a Skills Development Partner of CIMSPA (The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity).
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8 in 10 small firms shun zero-hours contracts while employment costs surge

14th August 2018

8 in 10 small firms shun zero-hours contracts while employment costs surge

The overwhelming majority of UK small businesses are not using zero-hours contracts, and more than half were paying all staff the new NLW before it was introduced in April, according to the latest findings from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
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RAF Falcons centenary parachute display to grace Market Harborough next weekend

14th August 2018

RAF Falcons centenary parachute display to grace Market Harborough next weekend

Next weekend will see the Leicestershire County Show return to Market Harborough for the annual celebration of rural and family life.
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Brilliant RAF100 Weekend

14th August 2018

Brilliant RAF100 Weekend

We know how to put on a “good do!” Lincoln’s RAF100 Weekend more than lived-up to its promises, attracting an estimated 50,000 people to the city during the event!
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Pictures to Paint a Thousand Words at LEP Conference

14th August 2018

Pictures to Paint a Thousand Words at LEP Conference

They say a picture paints a thousand words, which is why the annual Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership conference in September will be live-illustrated for the first time!
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East Midlands struggling to retain young talent

13th August 2018

East Midlands struggling to retain young talent

Less than one-fifth of the students studying at East Midlands universities say they plan to stay in the region after they graduate, according to the findings of a new study by business and financial adviser, Grant Thornton UK LLP.
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New law firm on the block expands its Lincoln conveyancing team

13th August 2018

New law firm on the block expands its Lincoln conveyancing team

Fraser Brown Solicitors, which opened its Lincoln office on Kingsley Office Park in June, has expanded its conveyancing team in the city by three.
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Focus Consultants completes project management role at home of pioneering naturalist

13th August 2018

Focus Consultants completes project management role at home of pioneering naturalist

A £2.8 million redevelopment scheme at Gilbert White and The Oates Collections, the former home of pioneering naturalist Gilbert White – projected managed by Focus Consultants – has now been completed.
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Encore reaches new heights raising £9,000 for charity

13th August 2018

Encore reaches new heights raising £9,000 for charity

Staff at leading recruitment agency Encore Personnel have gone above and beyond, raising a whopping £9,000 for its three charities, by climbing the highest mountain in the UK, Ben Nevis.
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