Business

John Pye Auctions gears up for rare ‘barn find’ classic car auction

John Pye Auctions gears up for rare ‘barn find’ classic car auction

A rare ‘barn find’ collection of classic cars will be up for grabs in an online auction held by John Pye Auctions starting this Friday 12th April. A total of six vehicles will go up for auction from Marchington after being previously stored in a farmland barn by a private owner who is selling them due to relocation. The collection consists of rare vintage cars and modern classic motors including the best of British, American …

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Business media

Businesses combine skills to help company celebrate 60th Anniversary

Businesses combine skills to help company celebrate 60th Anniversary

An engineering business, which can trace its roots back to 1898, is celebrating its 60th anniversary of becoming a Limited Company and has appointed full-service marketing agency Purpose Media to develop its future marketing growth strategy. Cullum Detuners based in Heanor, was originally founded in London to supply specialist acoustics to the building trade. Their growing expertise in acoustics and the noise generated by aircraft engines led to their appointment to design a silencer for …

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leisure

First Poké bar in the region opens in Nottingham

First Poké bar in the region opens in Nottingham

East Midlands foodies looking for a taste of the tropics can enjoy fresh Hawaiian cuisine from the region’s first Poké bar which opened in Nottingham city centre on Sunday 7th April, creating 10 new jobs in the city.   Pokéwaves specialises in serving up Hawaiian Poké cuisine (pronounced poke-ay) at its venue on the first floor of the intu Victoria Centre’s Clock Tower Dining area, and is the first Poké bar with seating in the …

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Construction

£2.6m university M&E contract for J Tomlinson

£2.6m university M&E contract for J Tomlinson

J Tomlinson is working on a £2.6m million contract to provide mechanical and electrical engineering services for a new development at Keele University. The company has been appointed by main contractor Bouygues to undertake the M&E work for the university’s multi-million-pound, state-of-the-art Smart Innovation Hub facility, which will house both Keele Business School and incubated companies. This is the second project that J Tomlinson has undertaken for the university, and follows the refurbishment of Lennard …

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Legal

Senior solicitor retires after 43 years

Senior solicitor retires after 43 years

One of north Derbyshire’s most established senior solicitors will retire at Easter, after a rewarding career serving the local community for 43 years. Michael Tunbridge started his legal career in Sheffield in November 1976 as a newly qualified assistant solicitor at Wake Smith, spending the rest of his working life at the company with clients across Derbyshire and Sheffield City Region. Initially doing all manner of non-contentious work, he quickly found his feet in the …

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Construction Property

HOMEBUYERS ARE IN SAFE HANDS WITH SITE MANAGERS NAMED AMONG THE BEST IN THE COUNTRY

HOMEBUYERS ARE IN SAFE HANDS WITH SITE MANAGERS NAMED AMONG THE BEST IN THE COUNTRY

Leading developer David Wilson Homes East Midlands, based in Bardon Hill in Coalville, is singing the praises of eight of its award-winning Site Managers after they celebrated national success in a renowned competition to find the best in the trade. The Site Managers have received Pride in the Job Quality Awards from the National House Building Council (NHBC), which recognise the best run sites in the country and are the highest industry accolade a site …

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Business

Fleet services giant appoints new chief executive

Fleet services giant appoints new chief executive

One of the UK’s leading providers of specialist commercial vehicles has appointed a new chief executive. Graham Hale has taken up the reigns at Go Plant Fleet Services, which has headquarters in Ibstock, Leicestershire. It has revenue of around £85 million and employs around 850 staff across 48 depots and service centres nationwide. The 53-year-old takes over from Vaughan McLeod, who switches to a non-executive position on the Board of the company. Mr Hale, who …

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Property

LEADING HOUSEBUILDER BRINGING NEW HOMES TO FLECKNEY

LEADING HOUSEBUILDER BRINGING NEW HOMES TO FLECKNEY

A leading UK housebuilder is set to deliver 290 new properties to a new development in Fleckney. Persimmon Homes North Midlands is expecting high levels of interest in its Appleyard Park development which will feature a range of two, three and four-bedroom homes. The first houses are due to go on sale later this month. The much-anticipated collection of homes in the popular village is ten miles south east of Leicester and offers residents an …

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Business

A decade of celebrating family business Midlands Family Business Awards 2019

A decade of celebrating family business  Midlands Family Business Awards 2019

Midlands Family Business Awards, the only independent and not for profit awards of its kind, is celebrating its tenth year as it launches for 2019. Organised and backed by The Wilson Organisation, a Nottingham-based third-generation family business, the awards celebrate and recognise the success, achievements and innovations of family run businesses and raise funds for local charities at its awards dinner. With 10 free to enter categories including Family Business of the Year, Fastest Growing …

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Construction Consultants

BSP Consulting wins Professional Services Award

BSP Consulting wins Professional Services Award

Civil and structural engineering firm BSP Consulting has triumphed at the East Midlands Business Masters Awards, winning top slot in the Professional Services Award category. The Nottingham-based company, which also has offices in Derby, Leicester and Sheffield, was presented with the award at a ceremony in front of 270 guests from across the East Midlands at the Crowne Plaza in Nottingham. BSP Consulting business development director Jef Todd said: “BSP Consulting prides itself on the …

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