: ' Derbyshire'

Chris Timmins returns to Lovell to drive East Midlands expansion

Chris Timmins has been appointed by expanding partnership homes developer Lovell as area director for the East Midlands. The newly-created role will see Chris spearhead the Midlands region’s planned growth across Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. He [...]

The winds of change are an opportunity for Midlands manufacturers

Brexit, economic uncertainty and Industry 4.0 are all challenges facing the UK’s manufacturing industry… but now is not the time to hide, it’s the time to make your mark.  By Helen Duncan, managing director of FIG [...]

Creed cooks up a recipe for carbon-busting success with Gray & Adams

Independent wholesaler Creed Foodservice is slashing CO2  emissions by more than 300 tonnes per year after turning to Gray & Adams for its first twin-deck semi-trailer. Family-owned Creed, which is currently celebrating its 45th anniversary, enjoys [...]

Record turnover and national award as A1 Comms celebrates 20 years

Record turnover, an industry award and special recognition for staff have marked the 20th anniversary of Derbyshire-based A1 Comms Group. The company has grown from a single shop in Alfreton to become one of the UK’s [...]


Morley Hayes, one of Derbyshire’s best-loved leisure facilities, has been shortlisted for two awards at this year’s Midlands Family Business Awards 2017. The hotel, restaurant and golf venue on Main Road in Morley is the only [...]

Funeral buyers urged to check their pre-payment plan to avoid family heartache

A Nottinghamshire funeral directors is warning people to check the small print of their pre-payment funeral plans after a survey found that some people are dying without covering the cost of their send-offs. Gillotts Funeral Directors, [...]