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Colmore BID appoints Nicola Fleet-Milne as new Chair
Colmore BID appoints Nicola Fleet-Milne as new Chair

Lettings and Estate Agency owner Nicola Fleet-Milne has been appointed the new Chair of Colmore Business Improvement District after receiving the overwhelming backing of the BID’s Board of Directors. Ms Fleet-Milne, who owns a residential property agency on Colmore Row, has been a Director on the Board for…

Strong start for IPP’s multi-million pound repair centre
Strong start for IPP’s multi-million pound repair centre

The multi-million investment in one of Europe’s largest pallet recycling centres tasked with the repair and repatriation of millions of sustainable wooden pallets is paying off for Coventry-based IPP. In January 2019, IPP committed more than £2.5 million to a new automated pallet inspection and repair service…

Dave Loveridge becomes first new BSA Tools apprentice for 20 years
Dave Loveridge becomes first new BSA Tools apprentice for 20 years

Phoenix from the ashes engineering company, BSA Tools Ltd, has taken on its first new apprentice in almost 20 years after being rescued from administration. Since its rescue in 2017, the new BSA Tools has created 15 new jobs and re-engineered its focus on fresh talent including Dave Loveridge, the first new trainee to…

Public speaking course for youngsters aimed at improving self-confidence is launched by ex-police chief
Public speaking course for youngsters aimed at improving self-confidence is launched by ex-police…

A Derby man who specialises in emotional intelligence will host a public speaking course in the city next month aimed at children between the ages of seven and 18. Kul Mahay, a leadership and emotional intelligence specialist who spent more than 30 years working for Derbyshire Constabulary, wants to create a…

Belvoir Castle opens its doors to local businesses
Belvoir Castle opens its doors to local businesses

From conferences and teambuilding to product launches and exhibitions, Belvoir Castle has launched its brand-new corporate offering for business across the East Midlands. As the ancestral home to the Duke and Duchess of Rutland since 1067, Belvoir Castle has stood in various forms throughout the centuries, with its…

Take a look inside Leicester law firm’s revamped office
Take a look inside Leicester law firm’s revamped office

Leading law firm Nelsons has reinforced its commitment to Leicester after investing heavily in a major refurb of its city centre premises. The office, in New Walk, has been transformed with an airy and spacious open plan setting, and social space – which includes a pool table, banquette-style booth seating and a bar…

How adjusting your driving could save a life
How adjusting your driving could save a life

Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, in partnership with M6toll, is urging road users across the region to drive to the conditions, following the recent bad weather warnings in relation to storms Ciara and Dennis, to help prevent further road traffic collisions (RTCs). The charity, which has attended over 670 RTCs in the…

Inspirational charity ball tickets on sale
Inspirational charity ball tickets on sale

Tickets have gone on sale for a charity ball celebrating the achievement of young people who have been faced with a life-changing accident or illness. The special event is marking the 10th anniversary of Climbing Out – a charity formed by Shropshire woman, Kelda Wood, who last year completed an epic solo row…

New Injection Moulding tolerance guarantees from Protolabs
New Injection Moulding tolerance guarantees from Protolabs

The world’s fastest digital manufacturer of custom prototypes and low-volume production parts is helping to make life easier for design engineers by guaranteeing specific dimensional tolerances for each type of plastic injection moulding resin. After extensive testing at its rapidly growing Telford facility, the…

Marriage can’t protect assets against dementia, couples told
Marriage can’t protect assets against dementia, couples told

Couples in the Midlands have been warned that just being married is ‘no protection’ for their assets or property if either the husband or wife suffers from dementia or a stroke. Peter Stephens, from Midlands law firm mfg Solicitors, has warned that married couples and unmarried couples must consider whether they…