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Volunteers from Duncan & Toplis  have helped to raise more than £1,300 at an open day for the International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) in Lincoln.   Among the volunteers lending a hand were Duncan & Toplis team members Sandy Jarratt, Alistair Main, Sarah Davey, Rachel Barrett, Martin Kirk and David … Continue reading

An election debate aimed at students is set to take place at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln next week.  Lincoln’s parliamentary candidates will go head to head in a hustings event at The Venue on Thursday 25th May at 8pm. The event will be an opportunity for students and staff … Continue reading

Two dementia specialists have joined the Friendship at Home team in Cleethorpes thanks to funding from HMT St Hugh’s. Grimsby-based St Hugh’s Hospital is non-profit-making and part of The Healthcare Management Trust (HMT), a registered charity which has invested £1.1m in 11 dementia PhD research projects. Ashley Brown, Hospital Director … Continue reading

Back in February The Elite Fish & Chip Company asked for assistance in finding its hidden fisherman in Lincoln. Now it seems the fish have gone missing too and Elite is asking for customers’ help to seek them out in its restaurants this half term!  The mischievous trio need to … Continue reading

The Employment and Skills Board, part of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership, is looking for two new private sector members to bring their knowledge and expertise to support the organisation’s work. The ESB is a business-led board which enables employers to influence how public funding for skills training is … Continue reading

Chartered accountants Duncan & Toplis are set to offer some reassuring financial advice as they prepare to deliver an advice seminar at COPA, Europe’s leading event for rehabilitation professionals. The East Midlands-based firm is exhibiting for the first time on 7th and 8th June at ExCeL in London. The COPA … Continue reading

What do the next generation of business people dream about? Chartered Accountants Duncan & Toplis have been finding out for their new promotional video being premiered tomorrow. Filmed by Lincoln video specialists Epix Media, the short film features children and relatives of Duncan & Toplis team members. The video promotes … Continue reading

The act billed as the world’s number one Michael Jackson tribute is aiming to provide a ‘Thriller’ for fans at Bishop Grosseteste University on Friday (19th May). Navi is the only Michael Jackson tribute to have worked for Michael Jackson for 17 years (from 1992 until 2009), promoting albums and … Continue reading

Eight hundred years ago this week one of the most important battles of mediaeval times was fought in Lincoln. To mark the anniversary, author and historian Dr Sean McGlynn will give the Annual History Lecture at Bishop Grosseteste University tomorrow (Wednesday 17th May) and shed light on the dramatic events … Continue reading

Recruitment specialists Evo Services Ltd are lifting the lid on the secrets to effective recruitment and staff retention during the next Boston Business Club. Run by Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, the May meeting of Boston Business Club will be hosted by Evo Services Ltd at its offices in Mayflower House, … Continue reading

The art of fitting a square peg into a round hole was the focus of one of the talks at the fifth annual Building a Better Business event at The Showroom conference centre in Lincoln. This year the event was themed around improving performance to achieve growth and delegates heard … Continue reading

James Hillier and the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team had a strong day’s racing at the International North West 200 on Saturday where, despite some challenging conditions, the Hampshire rider claimed a trio of top ten finishes. Overnight rain had left the 8.9-mile circuit damp and after a delayed start the … Continue reading

A Lincoln-based director of a family building firm has been named the LABC Warranty Site Manager of the Year in the LABC South Yorkshire Building Excellence Awards. Barrie Truelove, a Director of Truelove Property & Construction, won the award at a ceremony at Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort in … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s James Hillier was in sparkling form at the International North West 200 on Thursday evening. He claimed a brilliant third in the Supersport race following a close-fought battle with Ian Hutchinson for second place, and sixth in the Superstock. With glorious conditions all day on the Causeway … Continue reading

Around 50 hopefuls queued up for a job at Boston’s newest supermarket on Wednesday (10th May). Fifteen new jobs will be created when mint opens for business on the Boston Shopping Park on Saturday 27th May. And there was lots of interest in the positions available from local people who … Continue reading

Are you looking for your next career move? HMT St Hugh’s is on the lookout for new staff to fill a range of positions throughout the hospital. St Hugh’s Hospital in Grimsby is inviting healthcare professionals who are interested in working at the hospital to attend its first recruitment open … Continue reading

GPs and medical practice managers were told to prepare for another challenging year when they attended the latest financial update staged by Duncan & Toplis. An audience gathered at the Urban Hotel in Grantham on Thursday 27th April to hear from a host of speakers giving financial advice to GPs … Continue reading

With just 10 days to go until nominations close, the SPARKies have revealed their line-up of expert judges and the name of the comedian who will host the award ceremony. The fifth annual SPARKies awards, headlined by Gradwell Communications, will shine a light on the best in tech across the … Continue reading

Teenage showjumping star Holly Truelove will be representing Great Britain at the Opglabbeek Nations Cups in Belgium this week. Holly (13), who lives in Worlaby near Brigg, has been selected as one of six riders in the Children section of the British Showjumping Team NAF Youth Squads. She is sponsored … Continue reading

Sign and vehicle livery specialist Allen Signs has welcomed a new recruit to support its busy sales and production teams. Amanda Barnett, from Bassingham near Lincoln, has joined the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire-based family-run business as Sales Administrator. Amanda (38), who has worked in the travel industry for over 20 years, … Continue reading

Lincolnshire firms looking to take their business to the next level are being invited to the fifth annual Building a Better Business event on Thursday 11th May. Organised by the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, Streets Chartered Accountants and the Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub, the focus of this year’s event is … Continue reading

Butlins, Doddington Hall, the National Trust, Lincoln Cathedral, Visit Lincoln and the Lincolnshire Showground are amongst the organisations represented on a new group which aims to boost Greater Lincolnshire’s visitor economy. The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has brought together 20 public and private sector leaders to sit on its … Continue reading

As Hedgehog Awareness Week draws to a close, Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, has released one of its more unusual residents – Burt the blonde hedgehog. Burt is a rare blonde hedgehog who was handed into Wellpets in Worle by a member of the public and admitted … Continue reading

With their 2017 British Superbike Championship campaign up and running in superb style, the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team are heading to Northern Ireland for the first of the international road races, the North West 200 – and James Hillier will again be challenging for the race wins. Situated on the … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, is urging the public to be more mindful with their waste after a heron died as a result of getting its beak trapped in discarded netting.   Harry the heron’s fate gripped the community around Eastville Park in Bristol for over a … Continue reading

BrewDog-backed distillery LoneWolf has chosen a Beatson Clark bottle originally intended for pharmaceutical products for its new craft gin. The Scottish distillery, backed by craft beer pioneers BrewDog, launched its first spirits into the industry last year with its V1 and V2 prototypes. In January 2017 it launched its V3 … Continue reading

The substantial growth at Saxilby software specialist OrderWise shows no signs of slowing down as the company welcomes nine new starters. Having officially moved into its brand new £1.3m extension, the firm has made room for another round of new recruits across several of its departments. The newly formed Internal … Continue reading

The Elite Fish & Chip Company on Grantham Road in Sleaford has been named as one of the top 50 takeaways in the country. The competition, run by Fry Magazine, means the Sleaford takeaway has made the prestigious list after independent mystery diners visited to assess a range of criteria. … Continue reading

The health and care sector is one of the top priorities for the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership – which is why the LEP is looking for a health expert to join its board of directors. The LEP is looking for a private or public-sector leader from the Greater Lincolnshire … Continue reading

Maria Costello MBE and Kirsty Hauxwell got their first laps in as a team at the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship at Oulton Park at the weekend. As the newest members of the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team, Costello / Hauxwell made their debut as the first all-female sidecar pairing … Continue reading

British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood secured their third second place of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship at Oulton Park at the weekend. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood from Dover, raced at the Oulton Park circuit in round two … Continue reading

Selectec, a British software developer and distributor, has today been appointed as an Authorised Solution Center (ASC) for PaperCut MF in the Nordic region. Selectec, which was established 35 years ago, has decided to expand its activities in the EMEA region. This new distribution agreement with PaperCut in Sweden, Norway, … Continue reading

Over thirty of the county’s leading property and construction businesses will be exhibiting at the Property and Investment Show, which returns to Lincoln next month. Lincolnshire business people are being invited to secure the last places at the networking event, which takes place at the Bentley Hotel in Lincoln on … Continue reading

It was a mixed bag for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team at Oulton Park this weekend with Leon Haslam winning race one in spectacular style before crashing out in equally dramatic fashion in race two. Haslam’s weekend got off to a promising start on the opening day at Oulton Park; … Continue reading

Fifteen new jobs will be created at a revolutionary new supermarket which will open its doors in Boston next month. mint is set to open opposite the former Morrisons premises off Horncastle Road promising quality branded products at affordable prices. The new store will officially open on the Boston Shopping … Continue reading

Staff at St Hugh’s Hospital are hoping the three-day Tour de Yorkshire will encourage people in the neighbouring county of North East Lincolnshire to get on their bike and boost their brain health. St Hugh’s Hospital in Grimsby is not for profit and part of The Healthcare Management Trust (HMT), … Continue reading

Smoky the hedgehog, who was found hiding in one of the fire engine buildings at the Weston-super-Mare fire station last October, has just woken from hibernation and is getting ready to head back to his home just in time for Hedgehog Awareness Week. Smoky was found hiding in a carrier … Continue reading

Round two of the 2017 Cool FAB Racing Championship took place at Red Lodge, Bury St Edmunds at the weekend. The three-day event began on Friday 21st April with practice sessions followed by two full days of racing on Saturday and Sunday. Fresh from his double victory in the British … Continue reading

It must be award season as The Elite Fish & Chip Company has netted a whopping four nominations in two different national business awards!    The Lincolnshire-based chain of fish and chip restaurants and takeaways has been nominated for three National Family Business Awards and has also been revealed as … Continue reading

Motorcycling legend Maria Costello MBE is pairing up with Kirsty Hauxwell for her sidecar debut at the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship at Oulton Park this weekend. The Costello / Hauxwell pairing will be the first all-female sidecar team to join the British championship and they will be hoping … Continue reading

With four wins from the first four races, and placed first and second in the early title table, it’s been a perfect start to the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship season for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team. Leon Haslam currently leads the way on 86 points after backing up his … Continue reading

British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood squeezed in a practice round at Oulton Park this weekend which gave them some much needed confidence ahead of round two of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship on the very same circuit. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens from Portsmouth, and … Continue reading

Pupils at Cranwell Primary School welcomed some special guests from leading food producer Freshtime as part of the school’s health day. More than 160 children aged between seven and 11 spent part of the day learning about vegetables and how to prepare them thanks to three members of staff from the … Continue reading

It was a morning of banking, breaches and bacon rolls when Lincolnshire-based IT specialists Datcom hosted a cyber security breakfast seminar in Spalding. Delegates gathered at the Springfields Events & Conference Centre on Wednesday 19th April for the event, organised by Datcom, chartered accountants Duncan & Toplis and Barclays Bank. … Continue reading

Leading food producer Freshtime has scored a hat-trick of nominations in The Grocer Own Label Food & Drink Awards for three salads it produces for the Co-op.  The Co-op’s Irresistible King Prawn, Mango and Coconut Noodle Salad, Irresistible Supergreen Salad and Moroccan Chicken Couscous Salad are all nominated in the … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, opened its doors to the public this Easter weekend and launched its new Jubilee Pathway. Founded as Bluebell Sett in 1992, the wildlife rescue charity kicked off its silver jubilee year celebrations with sunshine and an impressive crowd of visitors. David Foulds, … Continue reading

For the first time in its 27-year history, you can now have Damon’s famous rack of ribs delivered to your door! In line with the growth in the takeaway market and the public’s appetite for more healthy options, fans of Damon’s Restaurant in Sheffield can now enjoy their favourite dishes … Continue reading

Reigning champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood enjoyed a positive start to the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship at Brands Hatch this Easter weekend. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood from Dover, secured position two on the grid during the qualifiers on Saturday. Just … Continue reading

The Elite Fish and Chip Company is sending out a small army of volunteers into the community and it wants you to decide on where they could help! Following its ‘Heart of The Community Award’ win last year the Elite is keen to continue supporting local communities in Lincolnshire and … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki celebrated another double win in the 2017 MCE BSB Championship this weekend after Luke Mossey clinched not only his first ever win but his first ever double race victory! Mossey, from Royston in Cambridgeshire, gave a hint of things to come on the Kawasaki ZX-10R after setting … Continue reading

A partnership of students, housing and construction professionals has launched a report which identifies the future of extra care housing for older people in Lincolnshire. Architecture and design, business and health and social care students from the University of Lincoln have been working with LACE Housing and professional partners to … Continue reading

The 2017 Hyundai Heavy Industries British F1 Sidecar Championship kicks off this weekend and double winners Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood are all set to defend their title. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood, from Dover, will head to Brands Hatch Indy ahead of the … Continue reading

The new OrderWise marketing module will allow businesses to create contact lists and automate subsequent marketing campaigns.

Customers of business intelligence and software specialists OrderWise will be able to add even more flair to their future marketing campaigns thanks to the software platform’s latest addition. The Lincolnshire company’s new marketing module is designed to seamlessly fit alongside recent additions to its services. These include Business Intelligence (BI) … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s Leon Haslam, who secured a double race victory in the opening round of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship, will be looking for a repeat performance at Brands Hatch Indy this weekend (14th to 17th April). Haslam stormed to the top of the championship table with … Continue reading

Are you prepared for an egg-cellent Easter? Kids feeling peckish? Then Ethan’s Steakhouse & Sushi Bar could be the perfect place to eat this Easter holiday! Not only do children eat free with a paying adult, Lincoln’s only sushi and Japanese steak restaurant is offering a free Easter egg for … Continue reading

Nominations for the fifth edition of the SPARKies, also known as the South West’s ‘tech Oscars’, open today, Friday 7th April 2017. The SPARKies awards shine a light on the leading people, products and companies that make up the ever-growing tech industry cluster across Bristol, Bath, Somerset, Wiltshire and South … Continue reading

The Elite Fish and Chip Company is celebrating again after winning the regional title of Family Business of the Year in the FSB & Worldpay UK Business Awards. Following two awards in 2016, the Lincolnshire-based chain of fish and chip restaurants and takeaways seems to still be on a winning … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a Silver Easter Bonanza weekend from 14 to 17 April 2017. Founded as Bluebell Sett in 1992, the wildlife charity has planned a number of events throughout its silver jubilee year. The open weekend at Easter … Continue reading

A new app that promises to revolutionise the way students find and choose rental properties launched a crowdfunding campaign today and by close of play had already raised 82% of its £215,000 target. SPCE can be described as the AirBnB of student accommodation and the long-term rental market. It brings … Continue reading

Four fast-paced staff from Lincolnshire-based IT specialists Datcom took part in the Loughborough Half Marathon Team Relay Challenge to raise money for the homeless of Grantham. Hannah Birdsall, Hannah Sang, Andy Maddison and Harry Gresham each volunteered to run a leg in the 13.1-mile race on Sunday (2nd April) in … Continue reading

A new housing development in Nettleham near Lincoln is to be named after a former Bishop of Lincoln. Bishop John Dalderby was the first Lord of the Manor of Nettleham and was Bishop of Lincoln from 1300 until his death in 1320. House builders Truelove Property & Construction secured planning … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki has made an impressive start to the 2017 season thanks to a double race win by Leon Haslam at the opening round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Donington Park. Haslam, from Derbyshire, started race one in pole position but slipped back into second behind James … Continue reading

Software specialist OrderWise has rewarded two of its members of staff with promotions. Dave Collins has been promoted to Internal Improvement Manager and Karl Blakesley has made the move from Marketing Consultant to Manager. Dave heads up the new Internal Improvement Team which gives employees the opportunity to progress in … Continue reading

A family-owned Lincolnshire house builder is celebrating after being shortlisted for a regional property construction award. Truelove Property & Construction, which has been building homes in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire since 1968, has been nominated for a prize in the East Midlands LABC Building Excellence Awards 2017. The company’s recent development … Continue reading

Lincolnshire businesses are being invited to celebrate and encourage investment in the county at a networking event that’s returning to Lincoln after four years. The Property & Business Investment Show, organised by the Business Shows Group, takes place at the Bentley Hotel in Lincoln on Wednesday 10th May. The show … Continue reading

A new board is being set up to promote the manufacturing sector in Greater Lincolnshire – and the call has gone out for ambassadors from the sector to play their part. The Manufacturing Board is the latest group to be set up by the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership, which … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki will be looking for podium points this weekend at the opening round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at Donington Park. Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey will be looking to build on the success the team has enjoyed during pre-season testing, having broken lap records in … Continue reading

Award-winning PR and marketing agency Shooting Star is expanding again after securing nine new clients in the first quarter of 2017. Lincoln and Bristol-based agency Shooting Star has won contracts with several firms including SPCE, JG Speedfit Kawasaki, Heritage Upholstery and Truelove Property. The surge has followed a push to … Continue reading

Andrew & Co Solicitors’ charity law specialist Catriona Wheeler, who is also a member of the Charity Law Association, has been involved in a working party tasked with reviewing a new code of practice for the sector. The charity governance code was originally created in 2005 to help charities strengthen … Continue reading

Leading glass manufacturer Beatson Clark will be showcasing its new beer bottle design at BrewExpo America next month. The champagne-style 500ml Skittle bottle will complement a similar 330ml bottle which is already in Beatson Clark’s general sale range. Export Sales Manager Jan-Willem Ridt and Marketing Manager Charlotte Taylor will be … Continue reading

Staff at OrderWise have picked the colour scheme and rearranged the desks and are finally settling into the company’s brand new 14,000 square foot extension. The business intelligence and software specialist has almost doubled the floor space at its Newton Court premises just outside Saxilby. Staff from their sales, marketing, … Continue reading

Freshtime Futures Trust is set to host a star-studded annual gala to raise awareness and funds to support young people in Lincolnshire. The Night with the Stars Gala will take place on Saturday 28th October 2017 at Springfields Event Centre in Spalding, Lincolnshire and promises to be a night to … Continue reading

Scottish craft beer innovator BrewDog has upped the ante with its latest powerfully hopped product: a 22% miniature hit of hops sold in 100ml bottles designed and manufactured by Beatson Clark.   Hop Shot is described by BrewDog as “a high-velocity hop hit” and is achieved through ice distillation, which … Continue reading

Long-established Lincolnshire house building firm Truelove Property and Construction has appointed Shooting Star to raise its profile as it nears its 50th anniversary. Truelove Property has built around 2,200 high-quality homes and apartments in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire since it was founded in 1968. It also farms around 5,000 acres of … Continue reading

Two long-established South Yorkshire businesses have worked together to create a lighter, more environmentally friendly glass bottle for a famous food brand. Henderson’s Relish – known locally as Hendo’s – has been made in Sheffield since 1885, and now the family-owned firm has teamed up with Rotherham-based glass manufacturer Beatson … Continue reading

The team at Duncan & Toplis are toasting its success after being named as Large Accountancy Firm of the Year 2017 for the first time. The prize, awarded by the East Midlands ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales), comes after the firm’s previous reign as Medium Accountancy … Continue reading

Chocoholics are in for a treat next time they head to their local fish and chip shop as a Lincolnshire-based chain is bringing back a cracking treat all the way up until Easter. The Elite Fish & Chip Company is serving up battered Cadbury Creme Eggs, which will be available from all … Continue reading

A new app that promises to revolutionise the way students find and choose rental properties has been brought to market this month. SPCE is described by its founders as the equivalent of AirBnB for student accommodation and the long-term rental market. It brings together students and landlords on one platform … Continue reading

A pair of talented artists from Birmingham are putting Lincoln on the map by featuring the city’s iconic skyline on the knight sculpture being sponsored by Bishop Grosseteste University. Kieron Reilly and Lynsey Brecknell have called BGU’s statue ‘Knight and Day’, and it is one of 35 knights which will … Continue reading

As part of its charity of the year fundraising efforts, 13 representatives of LACE Housing are gearing up to take part in the Asda Foundation City of Lincoln 10K. The charitable organisation, which provides specialist housing and support services for older and vulnerable people in the county of Lincolnshire and … Continue reading

Chartered accountants Duncan & Toplis has rewarded three team members with promotions at its Grantham office from 1 April. Graeme Hills makes the leap from Director to Equity Director. Julia Sells, HR Manager, will become an HR Associate Director, and Clare Hulme is to be promoted from Manager to Associate … Continue reading

Award-winning PR and marketing agency Shooting Star has welcomed a former Nottingham Trent University graduate on to its Rising Star internship scheme. Nikhita Keshwara from Metheringham near Lincoln, who graduated with a first-class honours degree in broadcast journalism in 2015, is the latest intern to join the company. Since graduating … Continue reading

Looking for a volunteering opportunity that will make a real difference? Then leading offender rehabilitation charity Lincolnshire Action Trust wants to meet you! On Thursday 16th March, Lincolnshire Action Trust (LAT) will host an open day to search for new volunteers for its mentoring scheme, which aims to reduce offending … Continue reading

You could say it’s starting to get rather crowded at OrderWise, where 11 more new faces have been recruited. Thankfully, the company’s £1.3 million extension is just about ready, so staff at the Saxilby-based software specialist can breathe easy! Director at OrderWise David Hallam said: “As our substantial growth in … Continue reading

Communities and Local Growth Minister Andrew Percy MP will be in Lincoln today (Thursday 9th March) to view the developments taking shape on and around the University of Lincoln campus. His visit will coincide with the announcement by the Communities Secretary Sajid Javid of almost £30 million of further funding … Continue reading

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today announced a cash boost of £29.45 million to help Greater Lincolnshire create jobs, support businesses and encourage growth. The latest round of Local Growth Funding (also known as the Growth Deal) provides money for a new Centre for Health Science at the University of Lincoln, … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki is returning to the UK on a high after breaking not one but two lap records during testing in Spain. On day three of the MCE British Superbike test in Cartagena, Luke Mossey broke the lap record set by his team mate Leon Haslam in 2013 by … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in Somerset has teamed up with Wards Solicitors for its first ever Make a Will Week from 3 to 7 April 2017. Three solicitors at Wards in Weston-super-Mare and Worle are donating their time to write wills for the general public in exchange for a donation … Continue reading

A new centre to promote innovative approaches to learning and teaching is set to open tomorrow at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. The Centre for Enhancement in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be officially opened by the university’s Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Jayne Mitchell, at 10am on Thursday 9th March. … Continue reading

Looking to do some charity fundraising in 2017? Then the Children’s Bereavement Centre wants to hear from you.   The charity, which offers free support to children and their families when they have suffered the loss of someone close to them, is urging people to consider fundraising for the cause … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is giving its backing to a national campaign to address a shortage of specialist RE teachers.  The university is supporting a campaign by the Religious Education Council of England and Wales (REC) to encourage graduates and career changers to train as RE teachers. The ‘Beyond … Continue reading

Heritage Upholstery, which specialises in furniture components and upholstery supplies, is launching a new 3D prototyping service in partnership with Designblok at the University of Lincoln. The firm, which was first established in 2011, provides legs and castors for tables, chairs, cabinets and sofas to the furniture industry as well … Continue reading

Leading glass manufacturer Beatson Clark has invested almost £3 million in the latest upgrade at its South Yorkshire glassworks. The company has installed Bottero individual section (IS) machines on two of its manufacturing lines to improve production of glass bottles. The IS machines form glass containers for well known food … Continue reading

An Irish craft brewery has chosen eye-catching beer bottles from Beatson Clark as the UK glass manufacturer continues to make inroads into overseas markets. 9 White Deer started brewing in County Cork in 2013. Its owners Gordon Lucey and Don O’Leary set up the brewery to try to introduce a … Continue reading

Saxilby-based software specialists OrderWise recently welcomed a distinguished guest from West Lindsey District Council. The Chairman of West Lindsey District Council, Cllr Roger Patterson was welcomed by Director David Hallam and his management team to take a tour of the company’s recently expanded premises. Cllr Patterson heard about the success … Continue reading

A charity that helps homeless people in Grantham has inspired Lincolnshire IT specialist Datcom to set themselves a fundraising challenge during 2017. The company, which has offices in Grantham and Lincoln, has nominated Grantham Passage as its charity of the year, with the aim of raising as much money as … Continue reading

Chartered accountants Duncan & Toplis have teamed up with Roythornes Solicitors, Brown & Co and Lloyds Bank to tackle the big questions Brexit brings farmers and landowners. The seminar is set to delve deep into the burning issue of Brexit and the implications triggering Article 50 will bring to our … Continue reading

Protecting land and property from flooding and ensuring homes, businesses and amenities have enough water are two challenges being tackled by the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership. The LEP brought together over 70 water professionals, business people and academics at the launch of its new Water Management Plan at the … Continue reading

An ambitious sign making and vehicle livery firm based in the East Midlands has invested over £100,000 in a new piece of kit to expand the range of printing services offered to clients. Allen Signs, based in Lincoln and Nottingham, and its sister company Double Red Print can now print … Continue reading

For the first time in its 29-year history, you can now have Damon’s famous rack of ribs delivered to your door! In line with the growth in the takeaway market and the public’s appetite for more healthy options, fans of Damon’s and sister restaurant Ethan’s Steakhouse & Sushi Bar can … Continue reading

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