Nottinghamshire-based architects expand team with new appointment

AM2 Architects has welcomed a new technical associate to its growing Newark team; senior lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, Jason Bierton.   Having graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with an HND in Business Information Technology and a BSc (Hons) in Architectural Technology,

YMD Boon celebrates senior team member promotion

Midlands-based architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon has announced a senior promotion at its Derby office. Steve Day has been promoted to associate architect after joining the multi-disciplinary company just over a year ago. With more than 25 years’ experience in the

Chellaston football club score cash donation

Young footballers in Chellaston have netted a £1,000 cash donation from a leading regional housebuilder. AFC Chellaston Cougars U12s scooped the funding from Persimmon Homes North Midlands. The donation comes courtesy of the housebuilder’s monthly Community Champions scheme, where a £1,000 donation

Derby Company Wins Prestigious Locomotive Engineering Award

Composite Braiding, a manufacturing firm specialising in thermoplastic composite braiding technology, has won a prestigious award at the Global Light Rail Awards 2019.   The firm, which is based at the iHub on Infinity Park, alongside a consortium of manufacturers, has won


Aluminium extrusion machinery has been installed ready for commissioning at Garnalex’s new production facility at Nether Heage in Derbyshire. The new £9m facility will begin manufacturing later in 2019, supplying trade extrusions. Garnalex is then looking to launch an aluminium window system

Optimism of UK businesses hits seven-year low

– Business confidence plummets to its lowest level since 2012 – – Declines witnessed across the manufacturing and services sectors – – Manufacturing output falls for a thirteenth consecutive month – A fall in optimism in both the services and manufacturing sectors has

Former Trainee Returns to Derby Firm in Senior Role

Leading Derby-based project managers and construction cost consultants Armsons have welcomed back a former trainee into a senior role. Josh Toon joined the firm in 2011 as a trainee quantity surveyor, during which time he also studied for a five-year part-time degree

Finch Consulting Announce Further Senior Hires

Expansion plans are continuing at Finch Consulting as it announces the appointment of two senior hires. Martin White and Julia Thomas are part of Finch’s continued growth strategy to strengthen and broaden its capabilities in key areas alongside recent significant investment in

Derby architect makes senior promotion

Derby’s oldest architectural practice, Morrison Design Limited has promoted Anthony Page to Associate Director. Anthony joined the firm in February 2004 and has 15 years’ experience working in the commercial, science and technology, blue light, public and predominantly hotel sectors. He has