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29th February 2024

Retail giants commit long-term to revitalised shopping centre

The Nottingham-based owner of Sailmakers shopping centre in Ipswich has secured a trio of renewal deals to secure the long-term commitment of three flagship retail brands.
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28th February 2024

Nottingham business partners with British Touring Car champions

An innovative partnership allowing NAPA Racing to record what the driver sees on track is set to revolutionise testing ahead of the new season.
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28th February 2024

PADEL COMPLEX PLANS APPROVED IN THE MIDLANDS TO HELP GROW GAME

One of the world’s fastest growing sports is set to continue its growth in England, with unanimous approval of plans for a new £1 million padel complex in Mansfield, Nottingham.  
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28th February 2024

NG helps key NHS supplier grow in Castle Donington

An independent manufacturer of hospital beds is expanding after taking additional space in Castle Donington.
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26th February 2024

Planning decision gives green light for 25 apartments in Burton town centre

An East Midlands property investor, which has pledged to revive the country’s high streets, has been granted planning permission to convert the top two floors of a former job centre in Burton on Trent.
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26th February 2024

Planning given for ‘Exceptional Paragraph 84 new house’ in countryside in Rutland

Construction partners are celebrating a successful planning application for a unique new home in the open countryside in Rutland.
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23rd February 2024

New owners for Peak Pharmacy branches in Derbyshire and Staffordshire

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of a pair of Midlands pharmacies trading as Peak Pharmacy.
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22nd February 2024

Major hospital project ‘in the pipeline’ for pneumatic tube firm

A Nottingham firm has landed a deal with Bristol Royal Infirmary, sustaining its position as the key supplier of pneumatic tube systems to the NHS. 
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22nd February 2024

Trio of Derbyshire day nurseries sold as founding owner retires after 20 years

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of three established Derbyshire day nursery settings trading as Kingfisher Day Nurseries.
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21st February 2024

Mark Hill Hair hits the road for GK Barry's Saving Grace podcast tour

Mark Hill Hair has signed a first-of-its-kind deal with social media sensation, GK Barry, to style her hair for the duration of her sell-out Saving Grace podcast tour, this month.
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21st February 2024

Long Service Legacy Reflects Sustainability Credentials

Burton-based concrete roof tile manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles, recently presented long service awards to its team with a sustainable twist.
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21st February 2024

Spin-out raises £7.5m to develop novel treatment for blocked arteries

IsomAb - a University of Nottingham spin-out pioneering a new treatment for diabetics at risk of amputation - has raised £7.5m (US$9.4m) in a funding round led by Broadview Ventures and backed by MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund, which is managed
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21st February 2024

Hortons’ Estate Ltd acquires 207,000 sq ft industrial unit near Derby

Independent property company, Hortons’ Estate Ltd, has completed a deal for a vacant 207,000 sq ft industrial/warehouse unit at an established commercial park in the East Midlands.
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19th February 2024

Bright Hope in North West Leicestershire gets keys to new purpose-built day centre

Local charity Bright Hope in North West Leicestershire (formerly Hospice Hope) has taken possession of Bright Hope House, its new, purpose-built daycare centre.
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16th February 2024

East Midlands Funeral Director Partners with World’s First ‘Ashes in Space’ Service

Award-winning East Midlands based funeral directors, A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service has been partnering with the world’s first and only service that scatters cremated ashes in space.
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12th February 2024

Nottingham-based Retail Assist joins leading Derby tech firm Barron McCann group of companies

NOTTINGHAM-based Retail Assist – a renowned provider of managed services and IT solutions that works with the likes of Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and Vue International - has been acquired by local businessman Alan Watson, executive chairman and owner of l
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12th February 2024

Brackley Property Developments gains approval for light industrial scheme in Leicester

Planners have granted consent for a new scheme in Leicester that will deliver c.30,400 sq ft of light industrial accommodation.
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8th February 2024

TRIO OF LETTINGS SECURED AT ARMSTON FARM

Three Leicestershire businesses have secured new industrial premises at Armston Farm, Cosby after award-winning Property Consultancy, Wells McFarlane negotiated a trio of lettings.
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7th February 2024

Ford & Stanley announces two-year Gemini Rail partnership

Talent services specialist, Ford & Stanley Group is pleased to announce it has been awarded the exclusive recruitment partnership for Gemini Rail Services, one of the UK’s leading rolling stock maintenance and overhaul businesses.
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7th February 2024

LCFC Hospitality Team To Showcase The Foxes’ Matchday Experience At Love Business EXPO 2024

Leicester City Football Club is pleased to confirm its representation at this year’s Love Business EXPO, with its experienced hospitality team on hand to provide insight and answer queries on the Club’s diverse matchday hospitality options for the current
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6th February 2024

Nottingham Developer targets hotel chain for iconic Blackpool building

A Nottingham property developer famed for breathing life into disused segments of the UK’s highstreets has acquired one of the most prominent buildings in Blackpool town centre. 
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31st January 2024

DSP INTERIORS COMPLETES MAJOR DESIGN AND FIT-OUT PROJECT FOR AMS HAYLEY

Award-winning design, refurbishment, and fit-out specialists DSP (Interiors) Ltd have completed the bespoke design and fit-out of a new 16,000 sq ft office and warehouse facility for industry supply specialists AMS Hayley Derby at Dunstall Park in Derby.
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31st January 2024

Study to decarbonise East Midlands Airport “takes off”

A decarbonisation study looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities toward achieving zero carbon emissions at airports is now under way.
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30th January 2024

Work starts on Major New UK Tech Learning Hub at Loughborough College

Work has started on a new Institute of Technology (IoT) building at Loughborough College, advancing the East Midlands as a major tech learning hub.
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29th January 2024

New property deal checks out as supermarket giant commits to Nottingham city centre

NG Chartered Surveyors, the property people, have shown their commitment to city centre retail once again after they worked as part of a Nottingham-based team of professionals to ensure a supermarket giant extends its stay in the city.
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29th January 2024

Derbyshire IT firm signs ‘stratospheric’ deal

IT service provider True MSP has entered a partnership with global cloud solutions firm Pax8 that will change the face of IT service and support provision for SMEs. 
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29th January 2024

Planning Permission Granted for New Mixed-Use Scheme in Glen Parva, Leicester.

IMA Architects is pleased to announce that it has successfully secured planning permission for a new mixed-use development in Glen Parva, Leicester.
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24th January 2024

Leicester City Hockey Club and The Gresham Aparthotel agree ‘exciting partnership’

Leicester City Hockey Club has announced a new partnership that will see The Gresham Aparthotel named as Preferred Accommodation Provider for 2024.
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22nd January 2024

Secure Retail completes acquisition of Smart Technology Solutions (STS)

Secure Retail is pleased to announce the acquisition of STS, a market leading UK-based payments acceptance software specialist
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19th January 2024

Midland Lead Launches New Customer Focussed Logistics Partnership

Lead manufacturer Midland Lead, based in Swadlincote South Derbyshire, has embarked on a new partnership with logistics specialists Walkers Transport Ltd to contribute to their commitment of providing exemplary customer service, efficiency, and sustainabi
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18th January 2024

Alltruck becomes the only commercial vehicle leasing company accepted as a corporate member of The Furniture Makers’ Company

Alltruck plc, a leading provider of commercial transportation solutions, is the only business in the transport sector to be admitted as a corporate member of The Furniture Makers’ Company, the City of London livery company and charity for the furnishing i
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17th January 2024

Charterpoint sells care home scheme to Octopus Healthcare Fund

Senior living developer Charterpoint has sold a 66-bed care home scheme in Leicestershire to Octopus Healthcare Fund.
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17th January 2024

Heron Foods hungry for growth in Nottingham with new store

Some 24 jobs have been created in the Bulwell area of Nottingham with the opening of a new Heron Foods supermarket.
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16th January 2024

Leicestershire-based Bramble Foods acquires The Bay Tree Food Co

Leicestershire-based Bramble Foods Group, a leading manufacturer and distributor of fine foods to independent, local retailers, garden centres, farm shops and holiday parks, has acquired The Bay Tree Food Co, an award-winning manufacturer of branded chutn
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16th January 2024

East Midlands liquid vitamin, nutrients and minerals manufacturer is marking a year of success with a brand-new office in Nottingham.

Nutrivitality Limited has relocated from Derby to an 80,000-square-foot facility on Sherwood Business Park, which is shared by its sister company Surescreen Diagnostics and its beauty and collagen brand SKINGLO.
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11th January 2024

WILLSHEE’S WINS TOP CLASS WASTE CONTRACT

East Midlands based Willshee’s Waste & Recycling has been appointed by ground-breaking construction company TopHat to undertake a major waste management contract that showcases market-leading sustainability in practice.
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10th January 2024

Relocation for award-winning construction consultancy

An award-winning construction consultancy has relocated to a newly refurbished two-storey office space in Northampton.
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9th January 2024

Morningside Arena Leicester announce Take Me Group as Official Taxi Partner

Take Me Group is an award-winning taxi service, bringing local companies together to compete with multi-national ride-sharing apps, powered by local taxi companies.
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9th January 2024

Aggregate Industries acquires Eco Readymix

Aggregate Industries, a member of the Holcim Group, has acquired Eco Readymix Ltd, a leading producer of mortar and concrete in the north-west.
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9th January 2024

Green means go for Decorum Park - new high-quality light industrial scheme to be built in Nottinghamshire

Nottingham developer Decorum Estates has been given the green light to begin work on a new light industrial park in the Nottinghamshire town of Cotgrave.
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4th January 2024

Hydroscand UK Announces the Acquisition of Leicester Hose & Hydraulics Limited

Hydroscand Ltd is delighted to announce the acquisition of Leicester Hose & Hydraulics Limited.
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4th January 2024

The British Hamper Company lands major European retail listing

British gifting business The British Hamper Company has secured a new listing with premium European retailer, the Rohlik Group.
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4th January 2024

Accountancy firm ups roots in new office move

A leading Derby accountancy practise has taken steps to modernise its working environment by moving its HQ into new offices on one of the city’s established business parks.
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4th January 2024

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CHILDCARE PROVIDER ACQUIRES NEW NURSERY WITH SUPPORT FROM HSBC UK

A Nottingham business providing childcare for children aged two to five has acquired a 2,000 sq. ft. nursery and hired two additional childcare specialists, with financial support from HSBC UK.
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3rd January 2024

Recognition Express Book Stand R10 at the 2024 Love Business Expo

Recognition Express branding expert, Matt Hopper looks forward to meeting you on the 15th February at Holywell Park, Loughborough
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2nd January 2024

Smart move for water efficiency and sustainability specialists

Acting on behalf of Private Landlord clients, Salloway Property Consultants are pleased to announce that they have successfully let a modern business unit located at the heart of the Parker Centre, off Mansfield Road, within Derby.
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21st December 2023

TRAMLINK SECURES FUTURE OF NETWORK WITH SUCCESSFUL FINANCIAL RESTRUCTURING

Tramlink, which operates Nottingham Express Transit (NET), has completed a successful financial restructuring project which has secured the future of the network for the next ten years. 
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20th December 2023

Major new Leicestershire development takes step forward

A new shopping centre that will form part of Leicestershire’s New Lubbesthorpe development has taken a step forward after law firm Shakespeare Martineau completed on a multi-faceted transaction.
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19th December 2023

Platform agree new deal with Vistry for 117 affordable homes in Nottingha

More affordable homes will be available near Nottingham thanks to the latest deal between Platform Housing Group and Vistry Homes.
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19th December 2023

Barwood and Premcor reach practical completion for major new Nottingham logistics scheme

Construction of a significant new logistics facility in Nottingham has reached practical completion, delivering 362,289 sq ft of warehouse and distribution space.
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15th December 2023

BGEN boosts capabilities, headcount and ESG performance with Derby facility move

Derby’s BGEN, one of the UK’s largest engineering firms driving the energy transition, has relocated to new premises in the city. It’s one of 11 UK sites, which are part of an international network.
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14th December 2023

EDGE REAPPOINTED TO £6M UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM FRAMEWORK

Leading multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy EDGE has been appointed to the new University of Nottingham (UoN) Small Works Capital Projects framework, which as an anticipated consultancy spend of £6 million over a three-year period.
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14th December 2023

IWG ADDS IMPRESSIVE NEW REGUS OFFICE IN NOTTINGHAM AS THE DEMAND FOR HYBRID WORKING RISES

IWG, the world’s largest provider of hybrid working solutions with brands including Spaces and HQ, is opening a state-of-the-art flexible Regus workspace in Nottingham as the demand for hybrid working rapidly accelerates. 
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13th December 2023

Chesterfield Borough Council and the University of Derby sign new partnership agreement

Chesterfield Borough Council and the University of Derby have signed a new strategic partnership agreement to establish a closer working relationship and recognise shared ambitions between the two organisations.
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12th December 2023

FIRST-TIME BUYERS SNAP UP PICTURESQUE DERBYSHIRE VILLAGE CARE HOME

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of The Firs Residential Home in Derbyshire.
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11th December 2023

Future looking good for aesthetics company as it moves onto NG2 Business Park

A fast-growing company which provides high quality dermal fillers and aesthetic products has opened a new base at one of Nottingham's most prestigious addresses.
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7th December 2023

LAUNCH EVENT CELEBRATES OPENING OF CUBO AT STANDARD COURT NOTTINGHAM

Business leaders, entrepreneurs, commercial property agents and representatives from the local business community turned out in force to celebrate the opening of the new Cubo flex office space at Standard Court in Nottingham.
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5th December 2023

Landmark Nottingham educational schemes given green light for construction

Midlands contractor, G F Tomlinson, has successfully secured two major builds for Nottingham College.
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5th December 2023

Glowfrog Video Production Expands Operations to Nottingham

Glowfrog, a renowned video production company based in Derby, is delighted to announce the expansion of its operations with the opening of a new premises in Nottingham.
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4th December 2023

Rotherhill completes lease re-gear for Meggitt Plc

Midlands-based property developer Rotherhill has announced the completion of a lease re-gear for UK aerospace manufacturer Meggitt Plc’s facility in Shepshed, Leicestershire.
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30th November 2023

Leicester Riders join forces with Trophies Plus Medals as Official Trophy Partner

Leicester Riders are thrilled to announce their partnership with Trophies Plus Medals as the club’s official trophy supplier. 
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30th November 2023

CLARKE WILLMOTT APPOINTED TO LEGAL PANEL OF SHOE GIANT CLARKS

Leading law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has been appointed to the panel of legal advisors for footwear manufacturer and retailer, Clarks, to support the management of their national retail portfolio and is one of the two firms dealing with legal matters thro
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29th November 2023

Derby Cathedral Quarter BID celebrates Small Business Saturday with multiple new businesses opening this year

A raft of new businesses have opened in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter this year - with more set to begin trading in 2024.
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28th November 2023

UK leading leisure management software supplier Gladstone Ltd announces multi-million-pound deal with Everyone Active

Gladstone Ltd, the leading supplier of leisure management software in the UK & Ireland, has today announced a multi-million-pound deal and long-term investment with leading UK leisure operator, Everyone Active.
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28th November 2023

Derbyshire manufacturer celebrates 20-year partnership with local logistics firm

As Pallet-Track looks to celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2024, one of its founding members is marking twenty years of service in 2023 to one of its customers. 
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27th November 2023

Exclusive partnership revealed between Nottingham City Business Club and Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Nottingham City Business Club has revealed an exclusive new partnership with world-class entertainment venue, Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, as the club sets its sights on achieving its growth ambitions ahead of its centenary in 2024. 
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22nd November 2023

SIGNED. SEALED. DELIVERED. SIXTH DEAL DONE IN 2023

Today mark’s a truly game-changing moment for Cooper Parry (CP). After exchanging in September, they’ve now completed the deal with Haines Watts.
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21st November 2023

WBR Group strengthens SSAS lending options as it partners with Commercial Sense Limited

WBR Group (WBR), the SSAS and tax experts, has announced its partnership with Commercial Sense Limited, a commercial finance brokerage. This partnership will enhance the range of lending services that WBR are able to offer advisers and their clients.  
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20th November 2023

Derbion continues momentum and secures global cosmetics and lifestyle brands

Expanding Midlands’ retail and leisure destination, Derbion, has announced a string of new lettings including luxury beauty and wellness brand, Rituals, and global family lifestyle retailer, MINISO.
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16th November 2023

Remarkable Speed as Health & Safety Training Provider snap up prime Pride Park location

Salloway Property Consultants have successfully let a prime, off market industrial unit on behalf of long-standing clients, Ivygrove. The successful letting of the prime commercial property on Pride Park, Derby makes testament to Derby’s enduring populari
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16th November 2023

Focus joins new Centre for Sustainable Construction and Retrofit as a partner.

Focus has become an official partner of Nottingham Trent University’s School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment (ADBE), with its newly launched £1.5m Centre for Sustainable Construction and Retrofit.
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15th November 2023

Review site snapped up by Defaqto-owner Fintel in £7.5m deal

VouchedFor, the UK's leading review site for financial advisers and mortgage advisers, has been snapped up by Fintel, the leading provider of business and regulatory support services to the UK retail financial services sector, with the help of Shakespeare
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15th November 2023

Notts, Derby, and Leics triangle industrial hub launching by Innes England

INNES ENGLAND is launching a new 51,000 square foot industrial hub located directly adjacent to the M1. 
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14th November 2023

Leicestershire building society on point with forward thinking office move

Market Harborough Building Society (MHBS) has announced plans to move to a new head office as part of its ambitious growth plans, and in a show of its ongoing commitment to its community is pledging to offer meeting and event space to local groups and cha
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13th November 2023

Cool new tenant as NG reveals next company in at Stanton Forge

A fast-growing Derbyshire supplier of commercial refrigeration equipment has been revealed as the latest occupier at the second phase of the Stanton Forge industrial scheme, near Ilkeston.
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12th November 2023

Second acquisition in only weeks for Nelsons as it continues its unstoppable growth

Nelsons, a Lawfront firm, has acquired Nottingham-based Cleggs Solicitors as part of its ongoing drive for growth.  
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10th November 2023

Recruitment Company Chooses Oberoi Business Hub For Next Step

A recruitment company which specialises in industrial and commercial job roles has chosen Oberoi Business Hub in Pride Park as its springboard office premises.
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10th November 2023

UK's largest tissue mill set to be designed by leading Nottingham architects CPMG

National award-winning architecture and interior design practice CPMG Architects has been appointed to design Metsä’s planned new tissue paper mill in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire. 
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8th November 2023

cope&co the new name for thriving Derby property business

Three family businesses have merged to create one of Derbyshire’s largest independent property brands, cope&co.
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7th November 2023

NG provides new office solution for fast-growing CBS

A Derby company that helps SMEs become more efficient and successful through the use of new digital technology and techniques is expanding after moving onto the city's prime business location.
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6th November 2023

BRUSH Group acquires European transformer windings specialist Co.Bo.T

Energy engineering solutions provider BRUSH Group has acquired renowned European transformer windings specialist Co.Bo.T srl for an undisclosed sum.
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1st November 2023

Freeths Nottingham advises on completion of EG Group’s UK sale to Asda

National law firm Freeths has advised on completion of EG Group’s £2.07bn sale of its UK operations to Asda.
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1st November 2023

Cooper Parry completes fifth acquisition of 2023

Cooper Parry (CP) has welcomed financial planning firm, Chamberlyns, to the Cooper Parry Wealth (CPW) team, accelerating the group’s £250m growth ambitions. 
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1st November 2023

A family-owned Nottingham care home operator is set to expand across the UK with the support of a £10.65m funding package from HSBC UK.

A family-owned Nottingham care home operator is set to expand across the UK with the support of a £10.65m funding package from HSBC UK.
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1st November 2023

Kegworth-based world-leading engineering firm Slack & Parr stronger and more resilient following industry acquisition

The Managing Director of Kegworth-based engineering firm Slack & Parr – a world leader in the manufacture of precision metering pumps – says that becoming part of a larger engineering group has made the company stronger and more resilient.
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1st November 2023

RIGBY & CO ACHIEVES MILESTONE TRANSACTION AT PRIDE PARK

Leading regional commercial property consultants Rigby & Co have completed one of the largest office-based transactions in Derby in recent years on Pride Park in the city.
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1st November 2023

“IT FEELS LIKE COMING HOME”: PATTERSONS COMMERCIAL LAW BECOMES LEADING EAST MIDLANDS LAW FIRM’S LATEST ACQUISITION

Nelsons, a Lawfront firm, has made its latest move in its bold growth strategy by acquiring Leicester-based Pattersons Commercial Law.
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1st November 2023

NG Chartered Surveyors sparks growth for electrical contractor with move to Stanton Forge

A fast-growing electrical contractor is relocating after 33 years in its Nottingham headquarters.
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31st October 2023

Eagle Lab has landed in Northampton

A new Barclays Eagle Lab has landed at Vulcan Works, following a launch party on Thursday 19th October.
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29th October 2023

My Delhi launches Leicester restaurant following success of North East venues

A multi award-winning restaurant has expanded into the East Midlands as it opens its first venue outside of the North East, thanks to support from Newcastle-based law firm Mincoffs Solicitors.
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26th October 2023

Six-month turnaround for Newark industrial unit acquired by Rotherhill Developments

Midlands property developer Rotherhill has announced the sale of Brunel House, located within Brunel Drive Industrial Estate in Newark, following its acquisition of the unit in March 2023.
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26th October 2023

Node4 Teams Up With Zadara To Deliver More Direct Control of Managed Offsite Backups for Channel Partners

Node4, the cloud-led digital transformation Managed Services Provider (MSP), has made it even easier for channel partners to deploy its N4Backup Veeam® Cloud Connect solution.
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26th October 2023

Businessman’s £5 million vision to transform landmark Oakham hotel

Rutland-based businessman Ryck Turner has unveiled his £5 million plan to create the quintessential English country inn located in the heart of Oakham.
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25th October 2023

WB Power Services Expands Portfolio with Acquisition of Wiltech Acoustics Ltd

WB Power Services (WBPS), a leading provider of critical power solutions, proudly announces its strategic acquisition of Wiltech Acoustics Ltd, solidifying its commitment to innovation and customer-focused growth.
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25th October 2023

Loughborough University’s cutting-edge sports research with adidas wins best UK industry-academia partnership

Loughborough University’s twenty-year partnership with global sports brand adidas was announced the winner of the 2023 Royal Academy of Engineering Bhattacharyya Award in recognition of their stellar academia–industry collaboration.
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24th October 2023

Clean fuel pioneers join forces in bid to make 150-strong hydrogen bus fleet a reality

An ambition to deploy 150 zero-emissions hydrogen powered buses on UK routes by 2024 could be a step closer, thanks to a partnership between Nottingham-based Luxfer Gas Cylinders and global engineering consultants Ricardo.
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21st October 2023

Asian street food brand, Chi, has officially opened its doors and joined Derbion’s wide-ranging food offering.

After much anticipation, Chi opened on Monday 16th October, offering shoppers the chance to enjoy a jam-packed menu that features signature Asian street food with a modern twist. 
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20th October 2023

Innovative Leisure extends strategic partnership with Haven Holiday Parks

Local employer, Innovative Leisure, the UK’s leading supplier of free-roaming high ropes courses, has extended their strategic partnership with Haven Holiday Parks, with the launch of 3 new projects and a new Service Contract in recent months, representin
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