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Persimmon building futures with Team GB

Persimmon building futures with Team GB

Groups working with under 18’s in Leicestershire could be in with a chance of winning a share of £1,000,000 thanks to a major scheme launched today by a leading housebuilder. Persimmon Homes is launching its national Building Futures programme in partnership with Team GB, the British Olympic Association. The scheme, being run regionally by Persimmon Homes North Midlands, aims to support community groups across three categories: sports, education and arts, and health. Persimmon Homes is …

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Business

Nottingham home improvements company urges homeowners to reinforce properties with robberies at an all-time high

Nottingham home improvements company urges homeowners to reinforce properties with robberies at an all-time high

With UK robberies on the rise, homeowners looking to increase the security of their homes can look to tips from experts at Nottingham-based home improvements company Stormclad. The latest crime survey figures for England and Wales highlighted a 17% increase in robbery offences* and experts are urging homeowners to protect abodes and secure entry points to stop homes being a target for thieves. From simply moving valuable items out of sight to upgrading windows to …

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Construction

Planning permission granted for new £15m Beeston care village

Planning permission granted for new £15m Beeston care village

Planners have paved the way for the development of a £15m care village at a key site in Beeston, Nottingham. Broxtowe Borough Council has approved the scheme by Charterpoint Senior Living, Peveril Securities and care provider Belong. Featuring a 75-bedroom care facility, 30 supported living apartments and village centre amenities, including a bistro, which will be open to the public, a hair salon, exercise studio and function rooms, the development will be on part of …

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PASKETT PR CELEBRATES 10 YEARS AT FRIAR GATE STUDIOS

PASKETT PR CELEBRATES 10 YEARS AT FRIAR GATE STUDIOS

Gardening and horticultural public relations specialists Paskett PR is celebrating its tenth anniversary at Friar Gate Studios, the managed workspace scheme for the creative industries. The firm, which was founded in 1976 by Graham Paskett, relocated to Friar Gate Studios in 2008 from 50/51 Friar Gate – a space dubbed the ‘most haunted offices’ in England by one TV programme. Paskett PR became specialists in the gardening world due to Graham’s personal love of gardening …

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Business

John Pye Auctions secures new Birmingham site as part of UK expansion

John Pye Auctions secures new Birmingham site as part of UK expansion

The UK’s asset valuer and auctioneer of the year for the last four years running has announced the opening of a new Birmingham office, servicing turnaround, restructuring, insolvency and finance markets. The new site is open for business at Cheltenham House, 14-16 Temple Street in Birmingham and will serve as a bigger base, replacing one of the company’s satellite serviced offices, to accommodate its growing list of clients in the region. John Pye currently works …

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Property

LAST CHANCE TO SECURE YOUR HOME AT THE SPINNEY WITH A RANGE OF OFFERS

LAST CHANCE TO SECURE YOUR HOME AT THE SPINNEY WITH A RANGE OF OFFERS

Leicestershire homebuyers are being urged to act quickly if they want to reserve one of the remaining properties at The Spinney in Burbage, following the announcement it’s more than 95% sold. Nestled in a leafy spot surrounded by trees, open spaces and farmland, the Welbeck Avenue development has available the final four and five bedroom homes that have been expertly crafted to meet the needs of modern house hunters. The Spinney offers residents the best …

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Architecture

Planning Granted for 23 Apartments in Nottingham

Planning Granted for 23 Apartments in Nottingham

Rayner Davies Architects and Zenith Planning have been granted detailed planning permission for the redevelopment of the former Red Cross site on the corner of Gregory Street and Abbey Bridge in Lenton Nottingham. 23 high quality one and two bed apartments are to be built in a single block over two and four storeys. The external envelope curves around the site, enveloping a private central courtyard garden and residents parking. The project was complex as …

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Property

Open day announced to mark completion of premier Beeston development

Open day announced to mark completion of premier Beeston development

One of Nottingham’s premier residential developments, Mulberry Close in Beeston, will be open to prospective homebuyers and interested parties on 9th February to mark its completion and celebrate the first purchasers moving in. The high-end scheme, which has been developed by Nottingham-based North Sands Developments comprises of seven five-bedroom detached properties, ranging from 1,850 – 2,200 sq. ft. Four of the seven properties have already been snapped up, and the open day will give potential …

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Architecture

COMPETITION COMMENDATIONS FOR RG+P

COMPETITION COMMENDATIONS FOR RG+P

Multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p has received acclaim for its work in three architectural competitions, including one international Incentive Award. Architects, 3D visualisers and architectural trainees from the practice’s Leicester office entered the ‘Latvia TabFab’ competition to develop designs for a new cultural quarter in the Latvian capital of Riga; the ‘LAKA: Architecture that Reacts’ competition to devise an innovative solution to a social or environmental issue; and the reTh!nking competition for a new Global Warming …

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Boutique bridal retailer secures historic spot for second location

Boutique bridal retailer secures historic spot for second location

Nottingham-based bridal retailer Dressplace has unveiled a new store in the iconic Courtaulds Building on Haydn Road with help from Fraser Brown Solicitors. Dressplace was founded back in 2009 by owner Helen Dickson following numerous negative bridal shopping experiences whilst accompanying her three daughters as they searched for their dream dresses. Based on the service she wished her daughters had received, she set up a dress agency in Southwell selling pre-loved gowns and offering stellar …

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