Legal

Grantham-based lawyer selected for leading national legal role

Grantham-based lawyer selected for leading national legal role

A personal injury solicitor from Grantham law firm JMP Solicitors has been elected for a top national legal role as part of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). With 40 years of legal experience, Neil McKinley of JMP will join the APIL executive committee, leading the 3,600-member not-for-profit organisation in campaigning for justice of injured claimants. Having joined the organisation back in the early 1990s when it was formed, Neil is one of the …

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media

Adtrak Announces Sponsorship of Young Creative Awards

Adtrak Announces Sponsorship of Young Creative Awards

Nottingham-based digital marketing agency, Adtrak, have announced their co-sponsorship of the Creative Writing Award at this year’s Young Creative Awards (YCA) Nottingham, alongside Nottingham Library Service. The annual competition, now in its 11th year, shines a spotlight on all forms of creativity with 11 categories covering everything from Film, Design and Architecture to Dance, Fashion and Textiles. The competition was open to entrants from 7th January until the 1st April and received hundreds of entries …

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Charity

Europa fundraising is sky high

Europa fundraising is sky high

Taking to the air on 25th May, one daring Europa employee will be sky-diving to raise money for charity. Mitch Clarke, Branch Manager at Europa Road’s (European road freight) Northampton branch, will be taking on the challenge hoping to raise as much money as possible.   The jump, which is taking place in Langar at the Leicestershire Nottinghamshire border, is in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society, which campaigns for change, fund research and support people …

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Charity

Hemswell Court to host online live auction and black-tie dinner with one-of-a-kind lots to raise funds for iconic Lancaster Bomber landmark

Hemswell Court to host online live auction and black-tie dinner with one-of-a-kind lots to raise funds for iconic Lancaster Bomber landmark

Landmark will be taller than the Angel of the North The auction includes an original oil painting by renowned artist Tim O’Brien, signed by Dambuster George “Johnny” Johnson MBE, DFM, an authentic flying jacket, a 3D model of the Lancaster landmark and Dam Raider Gin signed by Rory Underwood All funds raised from the event will go towards making the landmark – ‘On Freedom’s Wings’ – a reality Hemswell Court in Lincolnshire will host a …

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Construction Property

SALES SOAR AT BERRY HILL AS MANSFIELD HOMEBUYERS SNAP UP PROPERTIES

SALES SOAR AT BERRY HILL AS MANSFIELD HOMEBUYERS SNAP UP PROPERTIES

Berry Hill in Nottinghamshire is proving to be a property hotspot with homebuyers flocking to the brand new David Wilson Homes development in Mansfield, the development has already sold nearly a fifth of its properties since launching in August. The development is situated on Lindhurst Lane and has two, three, four and five bedroom homes available. Whether you are a first time buyer or growing your family, David Wilson Homes has something for everyone.   …

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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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Charity Construction

LEICESTERSHIRE CHARITIES AND ORGANISATIONS TO BENEFIT FROM LAUNCH OF COMMUNITY FUND

LEICESTERSHIRE CHARITIES AND ORGANISATIONS TO BENEFIT FROM LAUNCH OF COMMUNITY FUND

Leading Leicestershire developer David Wilson Homes East Midlands has launched a Community Fund scheme to strengthen its ties with the areas in which it is building new homes.   The David Wilson Homes Community Fund will donate £1,000 each month to a charity or organisation within its operational areas, which include Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Warwickshire, supporting the activities carried out in the local area.   John Reddington, Managing Director at David Wilson Homes …

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Legal

Nottinghamshire Junior Lawyers Committee appoints Fraser Brown trio for top roles

Nottinghamshire Junior Lawyers Committee appoints Fraser Brown trio for top roles

Three members of Fraser Brown Solicitor’s Nottingham team have been appointed for honorary roles in the Nottingham Junior Lawyers Division (NJLD) to represent, promote and nurture the interests of young lawyers in the county. Trainee solicitor at Fraser Brown, Jay Singh, has been appointed as chairman of the division, Tiran Sandhu, a commercial property solicitor has taken the role of vice chair and commercial property paralegal Alicia Yilmaz has taken on the responsibility of student …

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Architecture Charity

Franklin Ellis sports red noses and raises money for Comic Relief challenge

Franklin Ellis sports red noses and raises money for Comic Relief challenge

Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects held a company running challenge last week to raise funds for Comic Relief ahead of Red Nose Day on 16 March. 25 members of the practice took part in the challenge, which took place at Holme Pierrepont Country Park in Nottinghamshire. Team members were encouraged to run, jog or walk a collective 100 miles around the park and had up to one hour to complete it. Their efforts saw …

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Business

trentbarton Derbyshire drivers #1 in the nation

trentbarton Derbyshire drivers #1 in the nation

trentbarton drivers in Derbyshire have been ranked the UK’s best in a national survey of almost 50,000 people which also found Derbyshire has the most satisfied bus customers in the UK. The latest Transport Focus survey of bus users heralds trentbarton in Derbyshire is the joint top operator in the UK for customer satisfaction. In Nottinghamshire, trentbarton’s drivers are hot on their colleagues’ heels – they are joint 4th in the country. And overall Nottinghamshire’s …

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