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News from March 2017


31st March 2017

Encouraging Nottingham Girls into Property

NOTTINGHAM girls were given the opportunity to learn more about what the future could hold at the fourth bi-annual Nottingham Girls’ High School career fair.
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30th March 2017

Armed Forces get extended helping hand onto the property ladder in Leicestershire

Leading developer Westleigh Homes is encouraging the UK’s servicemen and women in Leicestershire to take advantage of the exclusive Help to Buy package on offer to them, after it was announced the government-backed scheme would be extended until 2018.
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29th March 2017

Building society and community group bringing flower power to Burbage

Earl Shilton Building Society is sponsoring a community project in Burbage which aims to get green-fingered residents planting flowers in colourfully-decorated wellies, to be displayed across the parish.
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29th March 2017

Work begins on Mercia Marina’s ‘Piazza’ development

Mercia Marina has begun work on a new £3m retail, restaurant and office development.
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29th March 2017

J Tomlinson begins building work on a new specialist supported housing development in Coventry

Building services company J Tomlinson has started work on a new multi-million pound specialist supported housing development for adults with learning and physical disabilities.
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29th March 2017

Focus Consultants project manages Gilbert White and The Oates Museum redevelopment

After supporting a successful Round 2 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) bid in Spring 2016, Focus Consultants are pleased to announce that the renovation of the museum housing The Gilbert White and the Oates Collections in Selborne, Hampshire, has begun constru
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29th March 2017

Guttridge Appoint New Area Sales Manager for the UK West

Guttridge Ltd, a leading UK manufacturer of bulk materials handling machinery based in Spalding, Lincolnshire, are delighted to welcome Roger Leonard to the team who will be joining the Sales Department as Area Sales Manager for the UK West region.
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28th March 2017

Thomas Bow Celebrates 150 Years In Business

FROM airports to rugby pitches, construction specialist and one of Nottingham’s oldest family firms, Thomas Bow, is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.
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28th March 2017

SockMine lends support to local homeless project

Nottinghamshire sock manufacturer SockMine is working with homeless support organisation the Beacon Centre to provide fresh, clean socks to its users.
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28th March 2017

NOTTS Contact Centre Rings In Donations for Comic Relief

Domestic & General, in Talbot Street Nottingham, was one of 11 contact centres across the country taking donation calls as part of the annual event on 24 March - which raised more than £71 million on the night.
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28th March 2017

AIM Awards move to Pride Point as successful year continues.

Derby based AIM Awards have moved to new offices on Pride Point following a successful year of growth and recognition.
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27th March 2017

Spatial Global Exhibiting at MultiModal 4th - 6th April at The NEC

You can visit Spatial Global on Stand Number: 7087 within the Logistics Leaders Network Pavilion. Co-located with Internet Retail Expo and the e-Delivery Expo. Making MultiModal a ‘must attend’ event for any person with an interest in international freigh
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27th March 2017

Intu Inspires NOTTS Students to Develop Skills for Employment

NOTTINGHAM shopping centres, intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh, are further strengthening their relationship with Nottingham Academy through the launch of a four-year mentoring programme.
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27th March 2017

Home improvement company to transform showroom into pop-up cafe for charity

Staff at Nottingham-based home improvement company KLG Rutland will swap business suits for chef aprons as its showroom is transformed into a pop-up cafe to raise money for charity.
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27th March 2017

Derbyshire Charities to Receive Egg-Stravagent Easter Donation

Miller Homes Midlands is encouraging Derbyshire residents to buy an extra treat this Easter with the launch of its Easter Egg Drop campaign.
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24th March 2017

Building Dreams

The National Construction Academy in Derby is now firmly in place. They have been training the next generation of skilled bricklayers and working closely with some of Derby’s leading construction companies.
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24th March 2017

Teams race to sign up for the Nottingham Riverside Festival Dragon Boat Challenge!

Companies, clubs and organisations from across the region are getting their teams together and signing up to take part in this year’s eagerly anticipated Nottingham Riverside Festival Dragon Boat Challenge. Now in its ninth year, the Dagon Boat Challenge
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24th March 2017

Lincolnshire business expands to Nottingham

One of the UK’s leading environmental consultants, Delta-Simons, has announced the opening of a Nottingham office which is part of the firm’s Midlands expansion strategy, bringing with it several new jobs for the city.
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24th March 2017

Housebuilder Donates £100 to Local School Library to Celebrate World Storytelling Day

Five star housebuilder David Wilson Homes has donated £100 to a local primary school library to help celebrate World Storytelling Day (Monday 20th March).
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24th March 2017

MP Opens Alpha Rail’s New Manufacturing Facility

Gloria de Piero, Member of Parliament for Ashfield and Eastwood has officially opened Alpha Rail’s new manufacturing facility in Huthwaite.
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23rd March 2017

More than 4000 new jobs set to be created in Chesterfield

More than £700million of key developments in Chesterfield will enter the delivery phase in 2017, creating more than 4,000 new jobs over the next five years.
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23rd March 2017

Baro Vehicles selects the UK to Develop Compact Autonomous Vehicles

Baro Vehicles Ltd, developer of semi-autonomous compact vehicles, has set up its business in the UK as it prepares to develop its prototype vehicle BARO One Golf Car.
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23rd March 2017

Gleeds Birmingham commended for retaining its IIP Gold Standard Status

Birmingham based property and construction consultancy, Gleeds, has been awarded Gold Standard by Investors in People (IIP) for the third time in a row.
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23rd March 2017

Defence College signs the Armed Forces Covenant

Welbeck, The Defence Sixth Form College has signed the Armed Forces Covenant, ensuring all of their employees are treated fairly if they are currently serving with the Armed Forces as a reservist or have completed previous military service.
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22nd March 2017

Recent appointment at Sturgess Jaguar Land Rover Leicester

Leicester based Sturgess Jaguar Land Rover has recently welcomed a new Corporate Business Manager to the team.
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22nd March 2017

Landmark Buildings in Heart of Lacemarket Converted To Luxury Apartments In £5m Investment

PERRYMEAD Estates has released for rental the first eight apartments in its ongoing £5 million renovation of buildings around St Mary’s Church in the heart of Nottingham’s Creative Quarter.
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22nd March 2017

Sturgess Motor Group Celebrates 120th Anniversary

2017 sees the 4th generation family business Sturgess Motor Group celebrate its 120th anniversary.
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17th March 2017

Ex-Asda Director Joins Nottingham Retail Giant

Nottingham-based Solutions for Retail Brands (S4RB) has announced the appointment of its new non-executive retail director.
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17th March 2017

Branston Gets To The ‘Heart’ Of Village Safety

A Lincolnshire village has welcomed a new life-saving medical device for local residents to use, thanks to a donation from local business, Branston Ltd.
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17th March 2017

Award Winning Site Managers at David Wilson Homes Recognised For Construction Excellence

Two hard working site managers at David Wilson Homes East Midlands have been recognised for their outstanding work at developments across Leicestershire.
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16th March 2017

Bake Off star Val extends range of bakes at Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire

Derbyshire farm shop Croots has added to its range of bakes created by Great British Bake Off star Val Stones.
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16th March 2017

Miller Homes in the Midlands Helps Raise over £228,000 for Habitat for Humanity

A massive fundraising effort by Miller Homes has seen the company more than double its fundraising target for global development charity Habitat for Humanity GB’s Hope Builders Campaign, raising almost quarter of a million pounds in just 12 months.
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16th March 2017

Russell Scanlan Going for Gold with Museum Sponsorship

Nottingham’s largest independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has announced it will be a gold sponsor of the city’s Galleries of Justice Museum’s major annual fundraising event of the year.
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16th March 2017

Local Nursery Children Reach For the Stars with Miller Homes

Talented youngsters from Busy Bees nursery in Telford have been testing out their artistic skills in a Miller Homes Midlands competition.
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16th March 2017

Top Tips for Spring Gardens with Barratt and David Wilson Homes

Barratt and David Wilson Homes, in partnership with the RSPB, are encouraging residents of new homes in Leicestershire to put a spring in the step of local wildlife this season.
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15th March 2017

Motorhome dealer hopes new 'glamping' tent will boost lifestyle market success

A Derby area based motorhome supplier is firmly in the driving seat of a growing lifestyle market, with sales up by a third in a year.
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15th March 2017

MP praises "fantastic example of teaching people practical skills"

A Derby MP has congratulated Access Training for the building blocks it provides to more than 60 people a week looking for a job in construction.
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15th March 2017

CSY and Photo-Me Bring EPOS into 191 Asda Stores in 1 Day

In just one day, Nottingham company CSY Retail Systems helped Photo-Me to go live with 191 EPOS terminals into in-store photo centres at branches of Asda nationwide.
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14th March 2017

Company’s Lorry Load of Eggs for Worthy Causes

Hundreds of chocolate eggs will be donated to worthy causes by a Derbyshire company this Easter.
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14th March 2017

Focus Consultants appointed as energy consultants on retirement village scheme

Experts at Focus Consultants have been appointed as the consultants on a 260-home retirement village being built in Buckinghamshire.
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14th March 2017

New Employees Recruited To Avoid Workforce Shortages

NOTTINGHAM-BASED recruitment firm, Encore Personnel, has invested in a new team of specialists to ensure companies do not suffer from employee shortages during their peak trading times.
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14th March 2017

Charity effort by friends and firm raises £1,200 to give holidays to families with sick children

A Christmas charity effort by an Ilkeston factory worker and her friend has resulted in a £1,200 bonus for a local good cause.
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14th March 2017

Race Night Raises Over £4,000 for Nottinghamshire Good Causes

A 15 year old Olympic hopeful and babies at the Neonatal Baby Unit at the Nottingham City Hospital are to benefit from a share of £4,225 following a successful fundraising event organised by The Frank Key Group.
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13th March 2017

Innes England Crowned For a Decade of Deals

MIDLANDS property consultancy Innes England has been crowned the region’s Most Active Agent for the tenth consecutive year.
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13th March 2017

Eden Appointed To Lead On Dino-Mite National Campaign

The world-exclusive Dinosaurs of China exhibition has appointed Nottingham-based agency, Eden Public Relations to lead on its national PR campaign.
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13th March 2017

College careers event gets students thinking about their futures

Students and school pupils have been inspired for their futures following the success of New College Nottingham’s (ncn) Your Future careers and employability event.
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13th March 2017

Historic Nottingham Guildhall Place Set For £120m Development by Miller Birch

MILLER BIRCH is to deliver a major £120m development on the 2.31 acre site of the former Central Fire and Police stations and adjacent Guildhall Place.
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10th March 2017

Flagship Nottingham Mixed Use Scheme Up For Grabs at MIPIM

THE DEVELOPER behind one of Nottingham’s most significant regeneration projects will be showcasing what it could offer potential occupiers at MIPIM, the world’s largest property show held in Cannes every year (14-17 Mar).
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10th March 2017

Triple Nomination for UK’s Largest Recruitment Bash

A BEESTON-based project services consultancy is eyeing glory at the UK’s biggest recruitment industry awards event.
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9th March 2017

Massive Energy Boost for Local Business Women

At the third anniversary of its Women in Business programme, the Chamber of Commerce and its three event partners were delighted to host a sell-out event on Tuesday 7th March, with fitness expert Kathryn Williams, who provided a massive motivational energ
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9th March 2017

Blueprint Celebrates Prestigious National Award Shortlisting

Nottingham-based property developer Blueprint, which specialises in creating sustainable homes and workspaces, is celebrating after being shortlisted for a prestigious national industry award.
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9th March 2017

Reunion for Futures' apprentices

Apprentices past and present shared their experiences yesterday at a reunion in Ripley to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week.
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9th March 2017

Futures secures skills and employment award

A skills and employment programme that has helped nearly 100 people in under a year has scooped an industry award.
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8th March 2017

New Hire Boosts Innes England Building Consultancy Team

MIDLANDS property consultancy Innes England has appointed Dave Seymour as an assistant building surveyor.
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8th March 2017

Arrow opens its doors to Port Health SIG to tackle Zika threat

Tackling the threat of the Zika virus was on the agenda recently, when Arrow Solutions hosted one of the Port Health Special Interest Group’s quarterly meetings.
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8th March 2017

6,000 DERBY STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM E4E’S PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES

Over the past 12 months, a Derby-based initiative, which links businesses with schools and students in order to raise aspirations and improve employability skills, has supported almost 6,000 young people, four times as many as in the previous period.
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8th March 2017

Artificial grass team enjoys continued success in the Midlands

The UK’s leading supplier of artificial grass is delighted to be expanding its business in the Midlands following its 31st year of business success as Britain gets swept up in artificial grass fever.
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7th March 2017

Delight as Winners of Regional Care Home Award Make National Finals

A chef and nurse who work for Milford Care have made it through to the national final of the Great British Care Awards.
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7th March 2017

Show Home Interior Design at the Spinney Inspired By Stunning Leicestershire Countryside

David Wilson Homes has enlisted the help of one of its top interior designers to capture the essence of Leicestershire at its latest show home The Spinney in Burbage.
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7th March 2017

Everyone’s a winner with Listers!

2017 is already in full swing and with cold winter days and dark mornings greeting us, many of us are counting down the days till the summer kicks in. Lister Trade Frames of Stoke on Trent have made sure however, that the winter months still bring plenty
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7th March 2017

Hinckley & Rugby achieves year of strong growth

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has revealed strong growth in its mortgage lending and its savings balances in its annual results published today [February 24].
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7th March 2017

“You’re hired!” BSP Consulting takes on third apprentice

Civil and structural engineering company BSP Consulting has taken on its third apprentice administration assistant, who follows in the footsteps of two colleagues who have since climbed the career ladder after being hired as apprentices themselves.
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6th March 2017

Housebuilder on the Hunt for New Apprentices in Nottinghamshire

Barratt Homes North Midlands is continuing its positive work to support local employment, by creating three new roles to develop talent across Nottinghamshire in the construction industry.
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6th March 2017

Copley Scientific Celebrate 70th Anniversary with Expansion at New Colwick Site

Copley Scientific, based on Colwick Quays Business Park (in the Colwick area of Nottingham), has agreed the purchase of a new 10,000 sq. ft. facility to be built close to their existing site.
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6th March 2017

J Tomlinson gas engineer a winner in the Building Communities Awards 2017

J Tomlinson gas engineer Macauley Shaw has won the title of Apprentice of the Year (16-24) in the Building Communities Awards 2017.
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6th March 2017

Two Connect Buildings Receive Prestigious Awards

Two of the latest buildings to join the Connect Derby portfolio of managed workspaces have received prestigious awards from the Derby Civic Society.
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6th March 2017

Miller Homes Launches Interior Design Competition

Miller Homes Midlands has joined forces with South Staffordshire College to launch an interior design competition for its Creative Arts students.
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3rd March 2017

Love Business to again host Chamber's Business Awards launch

Following the success of last year’s launch, the annual quest to celebrate business excellence in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire is once again being launched at Love Business.
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1st March 2017

Hundreds Attend Showground’s Conference to Discuss Farming Post-Brexit

A CROWD of over 400 gathered yesterday (28 February) at Lincolnshire’s only Farming Conference to discuss the future of farming and how to manage risk following the UK’s exit from the European Union.
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1st March 2017

Just 10 Homes Left for Sale in Phase One of Trent Basin

After a bumper month (Feb) of sales and reservations of homes at Nottingham’s new waterside neighbourhood, there are now just 10 plots left in Phase One at Trent Basin.
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