media

Purpose Media Warm up for Play on Pitch Day

Purpose Media Warm up for Play on Pitch Day

Staff at full-service marketing agency Purpose Media are warming up for their annual “Play on the Pitch’ tournament, which is taking place at the New York Stadium, home to Rotherham United FC. The event, which has been held in previous years at Derby County FC, is held to support the development of grass roots football. This year, an all-star team from Purpose Media will be taking on a team from Sleetmoor United, made up of …

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Business

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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Business

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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leisure

MORLEY HAYES TO HOST EIGHT DAY BEER AND GIN FESTIVAL IN MAY

MORLEY HAYES TO HOST EIGHT DAY BEER AND GIN FESTIVAL IN MAY

Derbyshire hotel and leisure complex Morley Hayes has announced the return of its popular Beer and Gin festival, with an eight-day event taking place over the May Bank Holiday.   The festival is taking place in the Old Stables Bar, a refurbished barn at the complex on Main Road in Morley, from Thursday 23 May to Thursday 30 May, with live music and entertainment on Bank Holiday Monday 27 May.   Visitors will be able …

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Leyton Orient Appoint Purpose Media

Leyton Orient Appoint Purpose Media

Building on their reputation for developing highly interactive and engaging sport websites for teams such as Derby County FC, Rotherham United FC, and Middlesex and Derbyshire County Cricket Clubs, full service digital marketing agency has now been appointed by Leyton Orient Football Club.   The need to communicate with fans, sometimes on a global basis, 24 hours a day has meant that many sports clubs are re-evaluating how they interact with fans at every level. …

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leisure

MORLEY HAYES LAUNCHES NEW ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING POINTS

MORLEY HAYES LAUNCHES NEW ELECTRIC    VEHICLE CHARGING POINTS

Derbyshire hotel, leisure and golf complex Morley Hayes has reinforced its commitment to sustainability after becoming one of only a handful of venues in the region to install a range of fast and rapid charging points for electric vehicles. Hotel guests who drive an electric or hybrid vehicle can now charge their cars free of charge during their stay thanks to the installation of two 7Kw Tesla charging points, which are located at the hotel …

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club renews marketing deal

Derbyshire County Cricket Club renews marketing deal

Derbyshire County Cricket Club has renewed its marketing partnership with Purpose Media for another two years. The full-service marketing agency was first appointed in 2015 to provide a range of marketing services. Initially this involved helping DCCC develop an improved web presence to promote the venue for corporate events, weddings and functions, as well as provide email marketing and other digital marketing services to enhance external communication. Over the last two years this has proved to be …

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Business

Securiscape’s easy-fit lifesaving pedestrian guardrail socket system flies through its industry crash test

Securiscape’s easy-fit lifesaving pedestrian guardrail socket system flies through its industry crash test

Derbyshire security products manufacturer Securiscape has successfully tested a new version of its hostile vehicle mitigation pedestrian guardrail which will help save lives in more locations. Called the HVM Socketed Guardrail, the product stood firm when it was deliberately rammed by a 2.5 tonne 4WD pick-up travelling at 30mph during the test, which took place at MIRA last month and earned the guardrail its coveted IWA-14 rating. The product is a new version of the …

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Legal

Senior solicitor retires after 43 years

Senior solicitor retires after 43 years

One of north Derbyshire’s most established senior solicitors will retire at Easter, after a rewarding career serving the local community for 43 years. Michael Tunbridge started his legal career in Sheffield in November 1976 as a newly qualified assistant solicitor at Wake Smith, spending the rest of his working life at the company with clients across Derbyshire and Sheffield City Region. Initially doing all manner of non-contentious work, he quickly found his feet in the …

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Construction Property

HOMEBUYERS ARE IN SAFE HANDS WITH SITE MANAGERS NAMED AMONG THE BEST IN THE COUNTRY

HOMEBUYERS ARE IN SAFE HANDS WITH SITE MANAGERS NAMED AMONG THE BEST IN THE COUNTRY

Leading developer David Wilson Homes East Midlands, based in Bardon Hill in Coalville, is singing the praises of eight of its award-winning Site Managers after they celebrated national success in a renowned competition to find the best in the trade. The Site Managers have received Pride in the Job Quality Awards from the National House Building Council (NHBC), which recognise the best run sites in the country and are the highest industry accolade a site …

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