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RUSSELLS’ ENVIRONMENTAL POWERHOUSE

RUSSELLS’ ENVIRONMENTAL POWERHOUSE

With the 18-month anniversary of its CHP unit, leading pitched roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles is investing even further in sustainability. Combined Heat and Power (CHP) units are a more sustainable option that using power from the national grid. Generating electricity when needed, a CHP unit uses excess heat for heating and hot water, unlike power stations which constantly burn fuel and waste excess heat. Since the unit’s installation at the start of 2018, …

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Northamptonshire business makes announcement at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Northamptonshire business makes announcement at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

A Northamptonshire summerhouse manufacturer started RHS Chelsea Flower Show with an announcement that it will now be manufacturing its range of summerhouses in an ethically sourced hardwood. The move means Scotts of Thrapston is the only manufacturer in the UK to produce an entire standard range of traditional hardwood summerhouses. Scotts has exhibited at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for over 40 years and has listened to customers’ demands for sustainable materials with high life …

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MORLEY HAYES NAMED EAST MIDLANDS WEDDING VENUE OF THE YEAR

MORLEY HAYES NAMED EAST MIDLANDS WEDDING VENUE OF THE YEAR

Derbyshire hotel, wedding and leisure complex Morley Hayes has been named East Midlands Wedding Venue of the Year at the 2019 I Do Wedding Awards.   The venue on Main Road in Morley beat off fierce competition from venues across the region to win the coveted award, which was presented at a special awards evening at Sheffield City Hall.   Now in their fifth year, the I Do Magazine Wedding Awards celebrate success and recognise …

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NEW OWNERS FOR POPULAR HIDE BURGER BAR AT RIVERSIDE CHAMBERS

NEW OWNERS FOR POPULAR HIDE BURGER BAR AT RIVERSIDE CHAMBERS

The popular HIDE burger bar located in Connect Derby’s Riverside Chambers on Full Street has new owners.   Mother and daughter duo Sarah and Olivia Pritchard have sold their business to Martyn Daykin and his partner Vanessa Jones, who will continue to run the business under the HIDE brand.   HIDE was established by Sarah and Olivia in 2014 after creating the successful Bean Caffe at Connect Derby’s Friar Gate Studios and since then has …

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Imago Venues receives Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence and Hall of Fame Award

Imago Venues receives Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence and Hall of Fame Award

Imago Venues at Loughborough University is celebrating after two of its venues have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The Link Hotel and Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel have received the Hall of Fame Award, which recognises consistently excellent businesses and those who have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.   To be entered the Hall of Fame, businesses must have received a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive …

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UK Pasta Manufacturer tells growth story since Rank Hovis McDougall buy-out

UK Pasta Manufacturer tells growth story since Rank Hovis McDougall buy-out

The owners and directors of food and agri businesses will have the opportunity to hear how the only scale manufacturer of pasta in the UK has grown and developed since it was bought from Rank Hovis & McDougall.   Simon Webber (Chairman) and Gordon Chetwood (Managing Director) of Pasta Foods Ltd and Snack Creations Ltd, are to be the guest speakers at the next Saffery Champness food & agri forum which is being held on …

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ABL BOOST EUROPEAN SALES TEAM

ABL BOOST EUROPEAN SALES TEAM

ABL has increased the size of its European sales team following the appointment of Gordana Martac and Milan Avramovic. The appointments are part of the company’s strategy to increase the number of appointed ABL distributors across Northern and Eastern Europe.   ABL manufactures desk top power modules and also supplies monitor arm and cabling solutions. In the UK it operates from a wholesale sales and distribution centre based in Wellingborough and has a production facility …

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ANOKI CHARITY DINNER RAISES £55,000 FOR KASHMIR ORPHAN RELIEF TRUST

ANOKI CHARITY DINNER RAISES £55,000 FOR KASHMIR ORPHAN RELIEF TRUST

A fundraising dinner staged at Anoki fine dining Indian restaurant in Derby has raised an incredible £55,000 for the Kashmir Orphan Relief Trust (KORT).   More than 200 guests from across the area attended the event to raise funds for the charity, which was established in 2005 following the devastating earthquake which hit the Kashmir region of Pakistan, taking the lives of 87,000 people.   Since then, the charity has dedicated itself to rebuilding and …

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AWARD-WINNING IT SUPPORT AND TELECOMS SPECIALISTS RELOCATE TO EDNASTON PARK MANAGED WORKSPACE SCHEME

AWARD-WINNING IT SUPPORT AND TELECOMS SPECIALISTS RELOCATE TO EDNASTON PARK MANAGED WORKSPACE SCHEME

Award-winning IT support and telecoms specialists Wytech have moved their head office from Derby city centre to the impressive new Ednaston Park managed workspace scheme situated between Derby and Ashbourne.   Wytech was established in 2004 and provides businesses of all sizes with a complete tailored solution, including fully managed IT solutions and bespoke systems and networks.   The team has decades of expertise in IT and telecoms, including extensive experience working with software providers …

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Northamptonshire business clocks up decades at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Northamptonshire business clocks up decades at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

A Northamptonshire summerhouse manufacturer will once again be exhibiting at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show meaning it has had a presence at the world-famous horticultural event for more than four decades. Scotts of Thrapston manufactures, supplies and installs timber summerhouses and garden buildings. Scotts will be exhibiting five summerhouses at Chelsea, showing the main standard models; Burghley, Newhaven Corner Summerhouse, Sun Ray Garden Room, Baltimore and Balmoral. Scotts of Thrapston is a family business established …

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