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News from October 2017


30th October 2017

CHILDREN INVITED INTO MAGICAL CHRISTMAS WORLD AT LINCOLNSHIRE SHOWGROUND’S ANNUAL FOOD & GIFT FAIR

THE MAGICAL World of Fingley, a series of five children’s storybooks, is coming to Lincoln as part of Santa’s Workshop at the Lincolnshire Showground’s popular Food & Gift Fair, taking place on 2 and 3 December 2017.
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30th October 2017

New Appointment Boosts Private Client Services for Nottingham Firm

The city’s largest independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has bolstered its growing team of experts with a new appointment to its private client division.
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30th October 2017

MANSFIELD BANK TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER AT ONLINE AUCTION

A MANSFIELD high street bank valued at around £1.1 million will be brought to the commercial property market this month (15 and 16 November) as part of a multi-million-pound UK-wide auction by Nottingham-based online auctioneer John Pye Property.
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30th October 2017

CARING COMPANY MAKES A SPLASH

On Monday (October 30) Sarah and Aldrin Caines – who are the brains behind Navigation Support & Care Services – are throwing open the doors on their newest venture, Navigation Hydrotherapy.
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30th October 2017

Leicestershire manufacturer aims for growth with new £900,000 etching facility

A leading Coalville printing and labelling technology specialist is targeting new contracts after completing a £1.4m extension.
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30th October 2017

PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE EXPERT JOINS DERBY LAW FIRM

SPECIALIST professional negligence solicitor Daniel Brumpton has joined the Derby office of Nelsons Solicitors as a partner.
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30th October 2017

Accountants help get local entrepreneur’s show on the road

A young Leicester entrepreneur who started a bike accessories business from scratch at age 17 has launched his latest venture, with the help of local chartered accountants Newby Castleman.
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27th October 2017

HOMEBUILDER BRIGHTENS UP PUPILS’ WALK TO SCHOOL BY DONATING HI-VIS BAG TAGS

Pupils from Sketchley Hill Primary School in Burbage will be joining thousands of children across the UK to take part in a walk to school week during International Walk to School Month, with help from local homebuilder David Wilson Homes East Midlands.
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27th October 2017

European Capital of Culture 2023 - Nottingham reveals theme of bid: Breaking the Frame

Nottingham will draw on its heritage of rebellion, social justice and innovation in its bid to become the next UK European Capital of Culture in 2023.
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27th October 2017

MILLER HOMES SET TO BRING 170 NEW HOMES TO THE EAST MIDLANDS

Plans have been revealed by Miller Homes Midlands to build 170 new homes in the region.
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27th October 2017

SPECIALIST CONSULTANCY CHOOSES NOTTS FOR HQ

Specialist consultancy, theGrogroup has moved offices from the Lace Market to the newly opened Business Hub, which is part of the Landmark Business Centre in West Bridgford.
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27th October 2017

CARTWRIGHT EXPANDS AGAIN WITH NEW ACCOUNT MANAGER

GROWING Midlands PR agency Cartwright Communications is continuing to expand, with its latest hire of Ash Dhindsa as account manager.
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27th October 2017

Pendragon to Take on 40 Telesales and Retention Team Members

Nottinghamshire, 26 October 2017 – Pendragon PLC, Nottingham’s second biggest retailer, is recruiting for ‘franchise geniuses’ to join its fast-paced Telesales and Customer Retention Centre, following implementation of a new customer contact strategy.
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27th October 2017

Major Event to highlight how innovation works for business

Businesses from across the East Midlands are invited to find out how innovation can help them innovate and boost the economy.
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27th October 2017

intu makes £300 million impact on Nottingham economy

NOTTINGHAM’S intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh contributed £314.7 million to the local economy last year* according to a new report by owner intu.
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27th October 2017

Westerby Group take part in the Leicester Legends Football Match to raise funds for The Y Charity

Westerby Group teamed up with other Leicestershire based companies and The Y Charity, based in Leicester, to take on the mighty Leicester Legends for a charity football match on Sunday 22nd October.
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27th October 2017

EXPANSION FOR ENCORE WITH DERBY OFFICE MOVE

NATIONAL recruitment firm Encore Personnel has announced the expansion of its Derby branch with a new city centre office and several jobs created.
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27th October 2017

NOTTS ACCOUNTANTS BREW UP SUPPORT FOR MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

NOTTINGHAM-based accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young enjoyed a ‘Tea & Talk’ event this month (23 October) – raising awareness and £262 for The Mental Health Foundation (MHF).
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26th October 2017

Beeston Hockey Club go Live on Air thanks to ICT Partner

Beeston Hockey Club has strengthened relations with its fans by bringing the club’s official ICT provider and sponsors, Air-IT on board as their live broadcast partner for the 2017/18 season.
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26th October 2017

Rainbows boosts Board of Trustees

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People has announced it is to boost its Board of Trustees following its recent Annual General Meeting.
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26th October 2017

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE LEADS ‘LITERARY GREATS’ CAMPAIGN TO ATTRACT VISITORS FROM ACROSS THE POND

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE is set to lead a new project to attract more American visitors to the area in partnership with Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, Visit Hampshire and Shakespeare’s England.
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26th October 2017

Consultancy's work on regenerating old brownfield sites reaps triple success

ENGINEERING consultancy Rodgers Leask is celebrating after a triple success for its work on major regeneration schemes involving brownfield sites
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26th October 2017

Silverstone Technology Cluster confirms high-profile speakers for Advanced Engineering Show

Senior engineering figures Stephen Ball, Roger Atkins, Kieron Salter and Rob Lewis have been confirmed as guest speakers as part of the Silverstone Technology Cluster’s sponsorship of the VIP Lounge at the Advanced Engineering Show (Wednesday 1st to Thurs
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26th October 2017

AWARD WINNING RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY’S GROWTH TRIGGERS MOVE TO NEW NOTTINGHAM HEADQUARTERS

Macildowie is significantly expanding its presence in Nottingham, by moving to a brand new, purpose-designed headquarters, which is over 40 per cent bigger than its current office.
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26th October 2017

Keep Calm and Curry On!

Ashiana Indian Restaurant near Newark wins two national food awards
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26th October 2017

DOUBLE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS FOR NOTTINGHAM COUPLE

KH Hair franchisees mark 50 and 25 years of salon success
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26th October 2017

Free investment summit to unlock investment opportunities in Chesterfield

With £1 billion of developments underway and an HS2 stop and maintenance depot set to be built in Chesterfield by 2033, businesses across the region that want to capitalise on the town’s growth trajectory are being invited to attend the Chesterfield Inves
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26th October 2017

Bakery Supports the Royal British Legion with Poppy Cakes

A family bakery of 100 years is to create specially decorated cupcakes to raise money for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.
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25th October 2017

Delta-Simons Midlands team welcome new Principal Consultant

Delta-Simons Midlands team are pleased to welcome Geo-environmental Principal Consultant, Hellen Maiden, to the company.
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23rd October 2017

We want to shout it from the tree tops

Field Sport UK is a family run business and we are so very proud to announce our achievements so far this year
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23rd October 2017

Business Mentors Required - Wednesday 11 October 2017

Derbyshire Education Business Partnership are currently looking for volunteers from the world of work to become Business Mentors. The programme involves working one to one with a young person in Year 11 and getting them thinking about their future aspira
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23rd October 2017

Porsche Centre Nottingham hosts successful Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Preview Evening

On Friday 13 October Porsche Centre Nottingham hosted a preview event of the new Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo.
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23rd October 2017

BUSINESSES LEARN ABOUT THE SECRETS OF HIGH GROWTH AT SUMMIT

The High Growth Summit welcomed over 220 ambitious business leaders from across the UK looking to uncover the strategies to help them reach the next level, with a further 550 accessing the summit online.
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23rd October 2017

SUCCESS FOR WILLMOTT DIXON WITH NATIONAL AWARD WIN

CONTRACTOR Willmott Dixon was again crowned the ‘Best Main Contractor to Work For (Over £250m)’ at the Construction Enquirer Awards in Birmingham last week (10 October).
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23rd October 2017

BUILDERS SWAP USUAL HIGH VIS FOR PINK GEAR TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR BREAST CANCER

Construction staff at David Wilson Homes East Midlands are dressing to impress for wear it pink this Friday 20th October, to help raise awareness for Breast Cancer Now.
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23rd October 2017

Christmas events announced for Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire

Derbyshire-based farm shop Croots has unveiled a Christmas cracker of events leading up to the festive period.
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23rd October 2017

Business events programme announced for Made in Chesterfield

Engineering and manufacturing businesses in Chesterfield and North Derbyshire are being urged to ensure that they have the workforce in place for the town’s investment and development boom.
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20th October 2017

Forward Ladies Celebrates the Success of Business Women in the Midlands

Forward Ladies has announced the winners of the National Awards for 2017, sponsored by HSBC. The Awards took place last Friday at a celebration lunch at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, before an audience of senior and influential business leaders.
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20th October 2017

Building Society staff on the march for charity

A group of staff from Earl Shilton Building Society have taken part in a sponsored walk in the Leicestershire countryside, raising over £480 for the Stroke Association.
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20th October 2017

ROYTHORNES APPOINTS LEGAL HEAVYWEIGHT TO SUPPORT COMPANY GROWTH

ROYTHORNES Solicitors has appointed a heavyweight private client specialist to lead its Nottingham-based team of legal experts.
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20th October 2017

Newby Castleman Gazelles gallop to the finish for charity

Four staff from chartered accountants Newby Castleman are celebrating after winning the prize for fastest women’s team in the Cummins Relay Challenge at the Leicester Half Marathon.
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20th October 2017

HORIBA MIRA and Coventry University Secure Grant Funding for the Creation of World Class Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Testing Facilities

Government to co-invest with industry to establish £80m globally leading centre of excellence
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20th October 2017

MANSFIELD CHOSEN AS CHINESE COMPANY’S FIRST UK BASE

A CHINESE company employing more than 600 workers will create 20 jobs when it sets up its first UK base in Nottinghamshire, after a deal overseen by commercial property agency Innes England.
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20th October 2017

Leicestershire firms to put Christmas Toys on the Table

Leicestershire and Rutland business members of Leicestershire Cares are to ensure thousands of children who might otherwise face a Christmas without presents do receive toys and other gifts.
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20th October 2017

LINCOLN TO BENEFIT FROM £1MILLION INVESTMENT

LINCOLN is one of twelve historic cities which has secured a £1m investment from the Discover England Fund for an innovative new project to encourage more US visitors to explore regional England.
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18th October 2017

£7m Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel to be added to Imago Venues portfolio from 2018

Loughborough University is creating a dedicated 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) comprised of 44 bedrooms. The facility will be run by Imago Venues – Loughborough University’s dedicated hotel, conference and events provider.
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18th October 2017

CHARITY SKY DIVE FOR FRAMEWORK

When Kate Bradshaw, purchased a sky dive as a birthday present for her father’s 69th birthday, little did she expect to also be completing the dive at the same time.
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18th October 2017

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE LAW FIRM AIMS TO SMASH FUNDRAISING EFFORTS FOR WILL AID

A LAW firm based in Mansfield and Newark is aiming high this year in an attempt to beat their previous fundraising efforts for charity.
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18th October 2017

NEW NOTTINGHAM BAR BOTTLES SELF-SERVE CULTURE

More details have been revealed about Nottingham’s first ever self-serve wine bar, which is set to open its doors later this month.
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18th October 2017

NEGLECTED NOTTINGHAM SITE TO BECOME 35 APARTMENTS

PLANS to transform a derelict site in Nottingham into 35 luxury studio apartments with three commercial units has been given the go ahead, subject to section 106 agreement and conditions, thanks to support from Knights 1759.
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17th October 2017

Award Hopes for Family Business of More Than Five Decades

A global packaging firm based in Nottingham has made the shortlist in the Midlands Family Business Awards.
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17th October 2017

Document Network Services announce GDPR Awareness Workshops

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25th May 2018, Derby based firm Document Network Services are giving businesses the opportunity to learn about technology that could help to achieve compliance with the new legislati
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16th October 2017

Investment in Elumatec saw doubles manufacturing capacity at DPI

East Midlands manufacturer DPI (UK) Limited has invested in a brand new, automated Elumatec DG104 twin headed mitre saw costing over £45,000, to support growing demand for its tensioned fabric displays from the large format printing trade and creative age
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16th October 2017

NOTTINGHAM LAW FIRM APPOINTS FOUR NEW PARTNERS

NELSONS Solicitors has promoted four employees to partners in its Nottingham office.
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16th October 2017

THERE’S ‘MORTAR’ THIS GARDEN THAN MEETS THE EYE: HOMEBUYER PUTS STAMP ON NEW PROPERTY IN COALVILLE BY LAYING BRICK

A Coalville homebuyer has put her stamp on a brand new David Wilson Homes property after placing an engraved brick in her garden wall during the early build stages.
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16th October 2017

Talk Staff Group announces expansion into Nottingham creating new jobs

Following on from the recent successes as the winner of the ‘Commitment to People Development’ award and finalists for the ‘Best Company to Work for’ at the National IRP Awards, Talk Staff Group announce that they are opening an office in Nottingham City
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16th October 2017

PALL-EX KICKS OFF COALVILLE TOWN FC SPONSORSHIP

Coalville Town FC has scored a new major sponsorship deal in a partnership with Leicestershire-based palletised freight distribution network, Pall-Ex.
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16th October 2017

INNES ENGLAND ACCREDITED FOR CYBER SECURITY

COMMERCIAL property agency Innes England has been recognised for its commitment to preventing cyber attacks.
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16th October 2017

CEDAR HOUSE DEVELOPMENT OF CLIFTON TRIANGLE GETS UNDERWAY

CLIFTON’S most talked about development scheme has now started on site and received a visit from Lilian Greenwood MP for Nottingham South this week (16 Oct) following the demolition of the existing buildings.
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13th October 2017

Free Growth Workshop for Manufacturing Businesses

This FREE workshop is for manufacturing businesses to gain an insight into developing their customer engagement strategy to meet the demands for faster product development and more agile manufacturing.
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13th October 2017

BIRCHOVER NAMED AS SOLE AGENT FOR NEW OAKLANDS DEVELOPMENT BY MEADOWVIEW HOMES

Birchover Sales and Lettings have been appointed as the sole selling agent for an exciting new development of nine homes on Duffield Road in Derby. Oaklands is the latest construction of high quality homes by Derby-based developer Meadowview Homes.
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13th October 2017

OCTOBER 2017 Winners of the East Midlands fbe Awards 2017 announced

The refurbishment of the Engineering Building at the University of Leicester has been crowned the overall winner at the East Midlands fbe Awards 2017.
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13th October 2017

Coffee morning raises charity cash

Luxury property developer Harron Homes has raised an impressive total of £220.41 for Macmillan Cancer Support, after taking part in its annual World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
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13th October 2017

LEGAL TEAMS SEAL A DEAL AS DEMAND FOR SERVICES GROWS

Working together, two of Nottingham’s leading law firms will deliver a wider range of services to businesses across the East Midlands.
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13th October 2017

CONSTRUCTION WORK IS WELL UNDERWAY AT REDROW HOMES’ EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENT IN STRETTON.

Construction work is well underway at Redrow Homes East Midlands’ new Knights Keep development in Stretton, near Burton-on-Trent.
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13th October 2017

NEW TEAM TO LAUNCH NEW HOMES IN DERBYSHIRE

Miller Homes Midlands has appointed sales adviser Lucie Flewitt to take the reins at its Dales View development in Brailsford as it launches the highly anticipated second phase of properties.
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12th October 2017

R&D funding isn't just for scientists, says Grant Thornton

East Midlands businesses could be missing out on valuable financial support because they don’t realise their activities are eligible for research and development (R&D) funding, according to financial and business advisory firm Grant Thornton.
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12th October 2017

Work starts on new doctors surgery in Brixworth

Construction work has commenced on a new doctors surgery in Brixworth at Barratt Homes’ Saxon Rise development on Northampton Road
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12th October 2017

Game On - £400k investment breathes life into listed building

ROXY Ball Room, the latest bar to open in Nottingham’s thriving food and drink scene, has invested £400,000 in transforming 10 Thurland Street which has been sat empty for eight years.
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12th October 2017

TV series explores alternative finance to high street banks

TWO businesses, which are going from strength to strength after receiving financial support from ethical loan provider Enterprise Loans, are set to feature in the BBC documentary series A Matter of Life and Debt.
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12th October 2017

Agency's First Client Says ‘You're Hired’ Once Again

Derbyshire based Poppy-PR has proved its relationships are built to last by once again joining forces with its first ever client.
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12th October 2017

Ibstock Brick hosts Uzbekistan Ambassador visit

Ibstock Brick, the UK’s largest brick manufacturer, hosted a visit from the Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the United Kingdom last week (Friday 6 October).
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12th October 2017

Albion Centre welcomes CEX and Shoe Zone

TWO high street retailers have committed to new stores at the Albion Centre in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, in deals overseen by commercial property agency Innes England.
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12th October 2017

Back to school for Russell Roof Tiles

Leading roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles is investing its time and commitment into encouraging the next generation into manufacturing, by rolling out a series of local school talks.
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12th October 2017

Exclusive Laurent-Perrier Gourmet Night Returns To Seven

Laurent-Perrier expert, John Cleary is set to return to Derby next month with an exclusive evening of gourmet dining, which is expected to be an immediate sell out.
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12th October 2017

Just for Pets back in business following acquisition by Pedigree Wholesale

The future of specialist pet retailer Just for Pets has been secured following the acquisition of the business on 10 October 2017 by newly formed company PSR Trading Limited, a sister company to established pet sector business Pedigree Wholesale.
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12th October 2017

Cartwright makes a move on home-town Lincoln

LEADING Midlands PR and marketing agency Cartwright Communications has opened an office in Lincoln
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12th October 2017

Hallam rewards staff with company trip to Dublin

Nottingham based award-winning digital marketing and web design agency Hallam Internet, has celebrated a rapid period of growth by recently sending 44 staff for an all-expenses paid trip to Dublin.
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12th October 2017

FOUR QUALIFY AS LEGAL ADVISERS USING DIFFERENT STUDY METHODS

Four legal advisers from East Midlands law Firm Sills & Betteridge LLP have passed their final qualifications.
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12th October 2017

LEISURE ON THE MENU FOR PROPERTY AND CONSTRUCTION IN NOTTS

MORE than 20 people gathered for a property and construction lunch to talk about sport and leisure developments in the East Midlands.
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12th October 2017

Nottingham Nursery Finalist in Coveted National Awards

Children 1st @ Plumtree shortlisted for Indoor Learning Environment Award at the Nursery Management Today Awards 2017
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12th October 2017

Leading franchise company heads to the NEC to launch UK expansion

A leading franchise company is heading to the National Franchise Exhibition, in the hope to find passionate entrepreneurs to help them expand across the country.
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12th October 2017

ROYTHORNES NAMED IN TOP FIVE FIRMS FOR LAW TRAINEES

LEADING law firm Roythornes Solicitors has been named by The Lex 100 Survey as one of the top legal practices for trainee solicitors, winning six categories and ranking in fifth place overall out of 165 firms nationwide for overall job satisfaction.
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12th October 2017

Nottingham’s British GT Champion, Rick Parfitt Junior Celebrates his win with Local Sponsor

Fresh from his British GT Victory, race car driver Rick Parfitt Junior met up with the team at VIA to thank them for their support as a key sponsor.
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12th October 2017

OWNER OF KINGSWOOD RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FEATURED IN NEW PROPERTYMARK NATIONAL TV ADVERT

Propertymark, the go-to consumer organisation which helps people buy, sell, rent and let their homes, launches its first national television advertisement to highlight the importance of using an agent who is ‘Propertymark Protected’.
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12th October 2017

Care Awards Finals for PerCurra

Three employees from Nottingham-based care at home provider PerCurra Ltd have been selected as finalists for the Great British Care Awards in the East Midlands Region.
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12th October 2017

Mi360 Virtual Tours awarded 2 year contract with Leicester County Council Registration Services

Mi360 Virtual Tours has been awarded a 2 year contract to work as the preferred supplier of photography, virtual tours and video production services for the Leicestershire Registration Service (www.celebrateinleicestershire.co.uk)
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12th October 2017

PAB Languages Centre and REC partnership results in benefits for REC Members

Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with PAB Languages Center to establish a long-term relationship.
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12th October 2017

Students to learn business of performing arts through new partnership

Curve – one of the UK’s leading producing theatres – has partnered with Leicester Castle Business School, at De Montfort University, to provide industry-based experience to students of a new MSc module.
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12th October 2017

THE BOTANIST SOWS THE SEEDS FOR SUCCESS IN WEST BRIDGFORD

The Botanist has now arrived in West Bridgford and is already taking root in the area’s vibrant food and drink scene.
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12th October 2017

MORLEY HAYES SHORTLISTED AS A FINALIST AT MIDLANDS FAMILY BUSINESS AWARDS

Morley Hayes, one of Derbyshire’s best-loved leisure facilities, has been shortlisted for two awards at this year’s Midlands Family Business Awards 2017.
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12th October 2017

Derbyshire firm smashes fundraising target for Alzheimer’s Society

Staff at Derbyshire leadership and development firm Awbery, have smashed their fundraising target for their charity of the year, Alzheimer’s Society.
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12th October 2017

Stylish show home opens its doors at Melton Fields

Westleigh Homes has opened an elegant four bedroom show home at its Melton Fields development in Melton Mowbray, offering potential buyers a chance to envisage how their new home could look.
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12th October 2017

Housebuilder appoints Director to its timber frame division

Leading developer of affordable and open-market housing, Westleigh Partnerships Ltd, has promoted the head of its timber frame division, David Thacker, to the position of Westframe Director.
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12th October 2017

Pride of Wellingborough finalists announced

The finalists in a town centre retail competition have been announced.
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12th October 2017

Local Businesses Get Quizzy in Aid of Nottingham Stroke Charity

Leading Nottingham insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, brought together businesses from across the City and the Midlands on Friday to take part in its Annual Charity Quiz Night at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, in aid of the Nottingham Stroke Club, a charity
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12th October 2017

David Wilson Homes' newly appointed design manager puts customers at the forefront of every development

David Wilson Homes South Midlands’ recently appointed Design Manager Lucy Walden has revealed how she puts customers at the forefront of each development she plans for the division.
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11th October 2017

Free Business Festival seminar on Making Tax Digital announced

Leading firm of chartered accountants, Newby Castleman, has announced that it will be running a free-to-attend seminar in Leicester on the Government’s Making Tax Digital plans.
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11th October 2017

Arrow Solutions celebrates 40 years of Norwegian sales with £1m target

Arrow Solutions is celebrating 40 years of selling its industry-leading cleaning and maintenance chemicals in Norway by strengthening its partnership with a key distributor.
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11th October 2017

New £2 million gym set to open in Derby

A STATE-OF-THE-ART gym will bring its stylish but affordable concept to Derby later this year, following a deal overseen by commercial property agency Innes England.
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11th October 2017

Church changes hands but remains a place of worship

Worshippers are about to breathe new life into an East Coast church, which was closed last year as part of a re-organisation exercise
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11th October 2017

Derby Firm on a High as it Completes Work on Popular Tourist Attraction

Derby stonework company Blanc de Bierges has completed its latest project of building a large open plaza next to the British Airways i360 tower in Brighton.
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11th October 2017

Intu welcomes thousands of Nottingham students at exclusive event

MORE students than ever descended upon Nottingham’s intu Victoria Centre on Wednesday night (04 October) for an exclusive event in partnership with Three and Capital Radio.
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11th October 2017

Derby business sets its sights on growth with new hires

DERBY-based recruitment agency Astute Recruitment has expanded its team with the addition of three new hires to support the business’ plans to diversify.
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11th October 2017

IT Firm 'Gets Ball Rolling' In Attracting More Women to The Sector

A company that has doubled in size over the past year has sponsored a Derby County Ladies player as part of a push to attract more women into a career in IT.
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9th October 2017

PEOPLE SEEKING HELP FOR DEBT ‘MORE OPEN’ ABOUT THEIR MENTAL HEALTH

A personal finance expert says that the recent publicity around mental health problems has been instrumental in helping those in debt to talk about the challenges they face.
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6th October 2017

BLUE CASTLE EXPANDS TEAM

Energy and waste management consultancy, Blue Castle Group has expanded further following two new appointments.
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6th October 2017

INTU SURPRISES NOTTS SHOPPERS WITH ‘LUNCH ON US’

STAFF at intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh have been treating customers this week in celebration of National Customer Service Week (3 – 7 Oct), carrying out random acts of kindness to make Nottingham’s shoppers smile.
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6th October 2017

‘TOP OF THE NOTTS’ BUSINESSES LAUNCH CHARITY EVENT

NOTTINGHAM Hot Property (NHP) officially launched last night (05/10) announcing Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People as its charity of the year and unveiling the 2017 event theme: Top of the Notts.
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6th October 2017

World-leading drum case manufacturer acquired in MBO

Chesterfield based Hardcase International Limited, one of the world's leading manufacturers of rigid plastic drum and percussion cases, has completed a management buyout of the business. Led by the company's former Sales Manager, the business is now on co
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5th October 2017

BLUE CASTLE STAFF STEP OUT FOR CHARITY

September was a busy month for fundraising by staff who work at energy and waste management consultancy, Blue Castle Group. The company encourages employees to take part in a variety of initiatives to support charities for which they have a particular aff
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5th October 2017

Hard Work is Recipe for Award Success at Hucknall Care Home

Staff at Hazelgrove Care Home in Hucknall have won awards for their hard work and dedication.
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5th October 2017

BRANSTON CYCLES 100 MILES TO RAISE THOUSANDS FOR CHARITY

MORE THAN 50 keen cyclists put their best foot forward in a 100 mile, or 50 mile, bike ride raising thousands for local charities.
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4th October 2017

Warning of increase in Van 'Spot Checks'

Van fleets ‘to face compliance crackdown’ with tightening van compliance legislation Warning of a more aggressive stance in the proactive 'spot checking of vans’ and significant rise in fines and penalty points for any non-compliant vehicles
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4th October 2017

Karren Baroness Brady of Knightsbridge CBE to Speak at MHR's HR Directors Club Event

The first lady of football to talk to HR Leaders about harnessing their assets at an exclusive breakfast event at Claridge's
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4th October 2017

MORLEY HAYES’ DOVECOTE RESTAURANT FLIES THE FLAG FOR THE EAST MIDLANDS AT THE 2017 FOOD AWARDS ENGLAND

It was a night to remember for Derbyshire-based Morley Hayes at the 2017 Food Awards England after its two AA rosette Dovecote Restaurant scooped the titles of Restaurant of the Year - East Midlands and the overall Restaurant of the Year award.
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4th October 2017

DERBY FIRM MAKES £950,000 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY INVESTMENT

EAST MIDLANDS investment firm Derbyshire Investments (UK) Ltd has grown its industrial rental property portfolio by 18%, in a deal worth almost £1million.
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4th October 2017

LEONARD DESIGN EXPANDS INTO AUSTRALIA

LEADING international and AJ 100 architecture firm Leonard Design has expanded into Australia with a new base in Sydney and a number of exciting projects on the horizon.
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4th October 2017

Europa Gears up to Double in Size in Nottingham

Leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has strengthened its base in the Midlands by investing in a new, larger office for the business to grow in to in Nottingham.
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4th October 2017

High Quality Images- Boom or Bust As Hours Promotion Is Launched

Gavin Kemp is a lingerie and fashion photographer based on the edge of Nottingham. With a wealth of experience working with both high-street and luxury brands, here Gavin reveals the challenges faced by emerging brands in today’s changing marketplace and
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4th October 2017

Mayor of Dudley Visits Midlands Interior Fit Out and Display Specialist

The Alan Nuttall Partnership, leading interior fit out and display specialist, are the 50th organisation in the region hosting the Mayor of Dudley, Cllr Dave Tyler supporting his electoral pledge to visit 100 businesses in the area.
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3rd October 2017

SOLUTIONS FOR RETAIL BRANDS (S4RB) PICKS UP NATIONAL RETAIL AWARD

Nottingham-based private brand grocery retail specialist Solutions for Retail Brands (S4RB) picked up The MIQ Logistics Collaboration Award at last week's Retail Week Supply Chain Awards in London.
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3rd October 2017

Consultative Focus hailed by Excellence in Customer Service Award

Our consultative approach to recruitment is now an award-winning, industry-leading standard for customer service.
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3rd October 2017

Lisa’s vision brings national Café Design of the Year Award home to Derby

Oliver’s café on Friar Gate has won the Café Design of the Year Award from the Café Life Association for its innovative and commercially viable design.
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3rd October 2017

HOME IS WHERE THE ART IS AT THE MILLSTONES

Six mosaic sculptures have been installed at David Wilson Homes’ Queniborough development The Millstones on Melton Road.
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3rd October 2017

Sills & Betteridge Solicitors in HSBC Football Tournament Win to benefit West Lincolnshire Domestic Abuse Service

A number of organisations invited by HSBC competed in the Bank's annual charity football tournament which was held at Lincoln City's home ground, Sincil Bank to raise money for local charities.
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3rd October 2017

Budding entrepreneurs headhunted for the chance to run their own business and help charities in the process

A charity clothing collection group is calling for passionate entrepreneurs to come forward and help them expand across the country.
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3rd October 2017

LUNGFISH: A SOLID START TO BUSINESS

IN CELEBRATION of a successful first 18 months in business, Nottingham-based architectural practice Lungfish held an event in the city centre to thank its clients, employees and suppliers for their hard work and contribution to the firm’s pivotal first ye
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3rd October 2017

USB2U Celebrates 15 years of Operations

On 2nd October 2017, USB2U, a global supplier of promotional technology, celebrated its 15 year anniversary with numerous events held at its Northampton HQ including a buffet meal and roller skating party for its staff!
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2nd October 2017

New mobile app video gives customers the power of instant credibility in reviews

A BUSINESSMAN hopes that his new mobile app will revolutionise the way that customers give reviews and comments on services they have used.
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2nd October 2017

Manufacturing Growth Challenges 2018 – Are You Ready for Industrie 4.0?

FREE Event - Norton Motorcycle’s (UK) Ltd have kindly offered Donington Hall to host this workshop and you will have the opportunity to hear Stuart Garner, CEO talk about how the Norton brand was developed with the customer in mind.
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2nd October 2017

AUCTION STARS!

The 36 “stars” of the Lincoln Knights’ Trail passed their toughest test with flying colours by raising nearly £180,000 in a thrilling auction in Lincoln Cathedral.
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2nd October 2017

LOCAL CHARITIES TO RECEIVE YEAR LONG SUPPORT FROM NELSONS

LEADING East Midlands law firm Nelsons Solicitors has announced its chosen charities for the coming year.
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2nd October 2017

Local Derby optical practice shortlisted for new national award

A Derby based optical practice has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Richard Petrie Optometrists has been announced as one of three finalists in the new category of Health and Wellbeing Practice of the Year in the AOP Awards 2018, run by
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2nd October 2017

Delta-Simons introduces Noise & Air Quality service with hire of new manager

Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants is expanding its Environmental Planning division with the addition of two new technical services: Noise and Air Quality. To support this, we are pleased to welcome Noise & Air Quality Manager, Jonathan Mape.
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2nd October 2017

Hassle-Free Community Energy System to Cut Carbon Emissions at Nottingham Housing Development

Residents living at a new Nottingham housing development are set to see their carbon emissions slashed once they sign up to their neighbourhood’s revolutionary Community Energy System.
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2nd October 2017

Tasty new premium breads launched by Central Foods

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has unveiled a mouth-watering and eye-catching range of new breads for foodservice operators.
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2nd October 2017

MOCK TRIBUNAL TO RAISE AWARENESS OF CHANGES TO EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION

A Nottingham-based HR and employment law specialist is hosting a mock employment tribunal to raise awareness of legislative changes for businesses.
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2nd October 2017

BORIS JOHNSON’S CAREER AMBITIONS COULD SIGNIFICANTLY DAMAGE UK BUSINESSES

Ian Baxter is chairman and founder of Baxter Freight, a UK logistics provider which employs almost 60 staff and offers daily services covering all the main commercial centres in continental Europe. Ian has spoken out about Brexit on numerous occasions and
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2nd October 2017

Lightning Systems Debuts Zero Emissions Electric System for Ford Transit Series

System will be available for Ford Transit passenger wagon, van cutaway and chassis cab models
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2nd October 2017

Nottinghamshire’s Second Largest Retailer Launches New Team Benefits App

One of Nottinghamshire’s top companies is further improving benefits for its team members with the launch of a brand new app.
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