environmental leisure

TV Flower Expert Jonathan Moseley to Make Return to Morley Hayes

TV Flower Expert Jonathan Moseley to Make Return to Morley Hayes

Jonathan Moseley, one of the nation’s best loved TV flower experts, is making a return visit to Derbyshire hotel and leisure complex Morley Hayes on Thursday 25 July to host an exclusive flower demonstration.   Jonathan, a national demonstrator who appeared on the popular BBC 2 series ‘The Big Allotment Challenge’, is known for his humorous and friendly approach which captivates audiences up and down the country.   After enjoying an elderflower and prosecco cocktail, …

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Construction Development Property

Armsons Appointed To Work on Luxury Student Accommodation Scheme in Derby

Armsons Appointed To Work on Luxury Student Accommodation Scheme in Derby

  Derby-based Armsons have been appointed cost consultants on the scheme to create new luxury student accommodation on Lodge Lane in Derby.   The scheme, which will be known as Urban Lofts, is being developed by Urban Sister, which was established in 2018 by Gillian and Ruth Hobbs. They have been working together for 18 years on residential and buy to let refurbishments predominately in the SE and SW areas of London and have now …

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Business council leisure

Riverside Chambers Welcomes Derby Sales & Information Centre Ahead of Assembly Rooms Refurbishment

Riverside Chambers Welcomes Derby Sales & Information Centre Ahead of Assembly Rooms Refurbishment

Derby’s Sales & Information Centre, the combined frontline service for Visit Derby, Derby LIVE and Derby Active, has relocated from its current home in the Assembly Rooms on the Market Place to a temporary base, just seconds away at Connect Derby’s Riverside Chambers building.   The move comes ahead of the forthcoming £24 million refurbishment of the Assembly Rooms.   In the spirit of collaboration, Connect Derby and Derby’s Sales & Information Centre will now …

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Business leisure

Triple TripAdvisor Success for Anoki Restaurant

Triple TripAdvisor Success for Anoki Restaurant

Anoki has reinforced its reputation as one of the UK’s leading fine dining restaurants after all three restaurants were inducted into TripAdvisor’s coveted Hall of Fame.   The restaurants in Derby, Nottingham and Burton have received the accolade after being awarded the prestigious Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years.   Now in its ninth year, The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence celebrates hospitality businesses that are consistently excellent – having earned great traveller reviews on …

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Architecture Construction

Birch View residential scheme completes

Birch View residential scheme completes

Works to create a new apartment complex located on Mill Hill Lane in Derby have now completed. Designed and delivered by architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon in partnership with Bailey Construction, the new Birch View residential scheme offers 14, one and two bed apartments with parking. The site, which previously belonged to neighbouring St Joseph’s RC Church, required a major change of level and careful consideration was taken in order to maximise the space …

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Property

APARTMENT LIVING NOW AVAILABLE WITH BARRATT HOMES AT NEW LUBBESTHORPE

APARTMENT LIVING NOW AVAILABLE WITH BARRATT HOMES AT NEW LUBBESTHORPE

Barratt Homes North Midlands has revealed a rise in demand for apartments at its Leicester development New Lubbesthorpe and is urging first time buyers and downsizers to act quickly to avoid missing out on their dream home. The housebuilder has recognised the growing need for apartments at its development – as the popularity of them continues to increase – and is expertly crafting a range of two bedroom apartments on the second phase from just …

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Architecture

Firm turns green waste to brown goodness and donates £1000 worth so gardens bloom

Firm turns green waste to brown goodness and donates £1000 worth so gardens bloom

GREEN waste from households across two Derbyshire boroughs which has been turned into soil improver by an Ilkeston company is being used to boost local gardening projects.   Stanton Recycling has given the product to help three schools, a hospice care scheme and horticultural students.   It is to help green-fingered gardeners pack a punch of nutrients when they prepare displays that give pleasure to others.   Stanton Recycling, based at The Old Iron Works, …

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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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Finance

Finance Advice Centre spreads its wings as it sets up in Castle Donington

Finance Advice Centre spreads its wings as it sets up in Castle Donington

Fast-growing UK mortgage advisers Finance Advice Centre has continued its ambitious expansion programme by opening its third franchise in one of the country’s most up and coming towns. The new franchise, in Castle Donington, Leicestershire, will enable the Derby-based company, which primarily operates online and by telephone across the UK, to reach customers in a new location and recruit new staff. Based at the Millhouse Business Centre, Station Road, it has been opened by business …

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Construction Development

DERBY RESIDENTS TURN OUT IN FORCE AT PUBLIC CONSULTATION FOR BECKETWELL DEVELPOMENT PLANS

DERBY RESIDENTS TURN OUT IN FORCE AT PUBLIC CONSULTATION FOR BECKETWELL DEVELPOMENT PLANS

  Hundreds of Derby residents and members of the business community attended a public consultation event in Derby’s intu Centre to give their views on plans to regenerate the Becketwell area of the city.   Visitors were able to examine the development plans in detail, meet members of the project team and ask questions before being invited to give their views in a questionnaire. Public feedback was overwhelmingly positive, with 95% of respondents throwing their …

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