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Jobs saved at Staveley engineering firm

Jobs saved at Staveley engineering firm

All 18 jobs have been saved at a Derbyshire engineering firm after it was bought out of administration by an existing director. D.C. Steelfabs specialised in metal fabrications for customers in the energy, mining, transportation and construction industries. The company, based on Speedwell Industrial Estate in Staveley, called in administrators from Sheffield-headquartered Wilson Field after experiencing problems with cash flow and had accumulated arrears with HMRC and other creditors. Andy Wood and Robert Dymond were …

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Architecture

Paul goes back to school for D2N2

Paul goes back to school for D2N2

Our first session was in support of careers week at local school, The Newark Academy. Paul went back to school for the afternoon as a local business ambassador. Paul shared his workplace experiences and gave a brief outline of his job as a Senior Landscape Architect and the route he took to get there, after taking his GCSE exams. Paul acted as a guide and mentor for a table of five students during an ‘apprentice …

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Business

Fastest growing UK auctioneer appoints Nottingham-based deputy marketing manager

Fastest growing UK auctioneer appoints Nottingham-based deputy marketing manager

Nottingham-based John Pye Auctions has further expanded its marketing team with the appointment of Natalie Seebaransingh in the newly created role of deputy marketing manager. John Pye Auctions holds more than 650 online auctions a year and sells a vast range of stock and assets from sofas and cars, to properties and rare gem stones. Due to the substantial growth of the firm over the last 12 months the marketing team, which is led by national …

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Business

Derbyshire rail engineering firm assets up for sale

Derbyshire rail engineering firm assets up for sale

Land and buildings belonging to an Alfreton engineering firm, specialising in machined and fabricated goods for the railway industry, are up for sale after the company ceased trading. Rowlescourt Engineering Limited, which was originally established in 1977 by John Lynegar and Ronald Collis, manufactured specialised point fittings, trackside furniture, signal equipment and rail vehicle components for the transport sector. Yorkshire-based insolvency specialists Wilson Field were called into the firm after it experienced increasing pressure and …

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J Tomlinson builds nine commercial units on regeneration site

J Tomlinson builds nine commercial units on regeneration site

Steel frames have gone up on a £1.6m commercial development project being built by J Tomlinson. The Nottingham-based company has been appointed by St. Modwen to build the nine commercial units as part of St. Modwen’s £150m Littlecombe Business Park in Dursley, Gloucestershire. The new units, developed speculatively in partnership with St. Modwen and Stroud District Council, will offer occupiers 18,350 sq ft of additional business space in accommodation sizes ranging from 1,300 sq ft …

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Architecture

News/Events

The Autumn Seminar was a great success. If you attended and would like to review the seminar slides you can find them here; and if you didn’t make it this time have a look at the material we discussed and we hope you can make it next time. If in the meantime you would like to discuss any aspect of the topics covered at the seminar, or have any other planning queries please contact a …

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Construction

Caledonian ‘SMART’ choice for academies

The UK’s leading offsite building solution provider, Caledonian, will be exhibiting at The Academies Show Birmingham 2017, 22 November, NEC. Visitors to stand B34 will be able to find out how a number of schools and academies around the UK have partnered with the company to deliver their estate requirements. Featuring prominently will be the recently completed £2.5m sports complex for Ashville College, a leading independent day and boarding school in Harrogate. Also showcased will …

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A string of promotions at Nottingham law firm Fraser Brown

A string of promotions at Nottingham law firm Fraser Brown

Nottingham-based Fraser Brown Solicitors has announced the promotion of four of its lawyers. Joanne Soar, Chris Chan, Peter Abel and Liam Wilkinson have been promoted to associates. Joanne Soar, associate in the licensing team, joined Fraser Brown in 2005 and has over 26 years of experience in the industry. Joanne, who is a member of the Institute of Licensing, is a specialist in alcohol and entertainment licensing law. Chris Chan, associate and commercial recoveries manager …

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Business

SPECIALIST CONSULTANCY CHOOSES NOTTS FOR HQ

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. The company also has offices in East Sussex and the move will establish the Nottingham office as the main headquarters. This central location means the company is well placed to service its UK wide client base. Founded in 1996, this Director team have been working together for almost …

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Business

The Key Health Club comes under new ownership

The Key Health Club comes under new ownership

The Key Health Club on Bunny Lane in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, which was due to close, is under new ownership and has had a major refurbishment. Liz and Phil Gabriel, who own a Puddle Ducks franchise, which offers high end swimming lessons to children, have acquired the 900 m sq privately-owned health and fitness club, saving six existing jobs and providing a further three jobs for the local community. Nottingham-based solicitors Fraser Brown assisted Liz and …

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