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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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Property

Open day announced to mark completion of premier Beeston development

Open day announced to mark completion of premier Beeston development

One of Nottingham’s premier residential developments, Mulberry Close in Beeston, will be open to prospective homebuyers and interested parties on 9th February to mark its completion and celebrate the first purchasers moving in. The high-end scheme, which has been developed by Nottingham-based North Sands Developments comprises of seven five-bedroom detached properties, ranging from 1,850 – 2,200 sq. ft. Four of the seven properties have already been snapped up, and the open day will give potential …

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Charity Investment leisure

Taller than the Angel of the North – Magnificent Lancaster Bomber sculpture with a wingspan of 31 metres to be erected in the East Midlands

Taller than the Angel of the North – Magnificent Lancaster Bomber sculpture with a wingspan of 31 metres to be erected in the East Midlands

Work to construct a giant steel sculpture of a Lancaster Bomber on the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire border is underway thanks to corporate and public donations, but funds are still needed to complete the project in 2019. The life-size sculpture, ‘On Freedom’s Wings’, is set to become an iconic national landmark, rivalling the Angel of the North in both size and status. The vision has been brought to life by The Bomber County Gateway Trust – …

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Investment Property

New home owners choose Mulberry Close, Beeston

New home owners choose Mulberry Close, Beeston

Four of seven properties at one of Nottingham’s premier residential developments have been snapped up by buyers keen to secure their place on the new leafy Mulberry Close. The high-end scheme, which is being developed by Nottingham-based North Sands Developments and is due for completion in January, will create seven five-bedroom detached properties, ranging from 1,850 – 2,200 sq. ft. The three-storey homes each offer a modern twist on classic Victorian architecture and the three …

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Construction

Charterpoint Senior Living submits plans for Bingham care home

Charterpoint Senior Living submits plans for Bingham care home

Plans have been lodged with Rushcliffe Borough Council to build a new 70-bed care home on the site of the former police station in Bingham, Nottinghamshire. The proposal has been put forward by Edwalton-based Charterpoint Senior Living – specialists in delivering purpose-built senior living accommodation. The scheme for the 1.4-acre site includes a 70-bed residential care home featuring residents’ lounges, a hair salon, cinema room and other facilities – mostly over two storeys, with one …

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Construction Property

LEADING HOUSEBUILDER INVESTS IN THE EAST MIDLANDS

LEADING HOUSEBUILDER INVESTS IN THE EAST MIDLANDS

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes East Midlands, based in Bardon, Leicester, has built 736 homes in its operational area during the past year and contributed over £127.2m to the UK’s economic output. The achievements are highlighted in a new report which measures the housebuilder’s social and economic contribution to the Midlands over the past financial year (1st July 2017 – 31st June 2018). The five star housebuilder covers Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Warwickshire. Included …

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Construction Property

SITE MANAGER HENRY SEALS THE DEAL WITH RECOGNITION FOR EXCELLENCE

SITE MANAGER HENRY SEALS THE DEAL WITH RECOGNITION FOR EXCELLENCE

A Leicestershire Site Manager has been recognised for his construction excellence after winning a prestigious Seal of Excellence award in the National Housebuilding Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job Awards.   Henry Patecki, a Senior Site Manager at David Wilson Homes East Midlands, has been celebrated for his excellent work at the developer’s now sold out development in Leicester Forest East, Forest Chase.   He has been working for the developer’s East Region division, which …

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Construction

J Tomlinson appointed on four-year Nottinghamshire responsive repairs framework

J Tomlinson appointed on four-year Nottinghamshire responsive repairs framework

J Tomlinson appointed on four-year Nottinghamshire responsive repairs framework Building services company J Tomlinson has been awarded a place on a Nottinghamshire-based 24/7 responsive repairs framework. Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) is one of the largest housing associations in the East Midlands, managing over 9200 homes across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. J Tomlinson has been appointed on lot one of NCHA’s Responsive Repairs Framework – a four-year contract that will see the …

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Business

Tecserv UK Appointed as an Approved Partner

Tecserv UK Appointed as an Approved Partner

Fire, security alarm and CCTV specialists, Tecserv UK has announced that it has been appointed as an approved partner and is now an official distributor of fire alarm systems manufactured by Siemens. Tecserv UK already holds distributor agreements with most of the leading manufacturers of fire alarms, intruder alarms, CCTV systems and access control equipment. Becoming an approved Siemens partner has enabled the company to add another leading brand to our product portfolio. This means Tecserv …

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