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Leon Haslam’s bid for the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship ended in heartache at Brands Hatch earlier today when bad luck saw him finish the season with a broken wrist and ankle and third place overall in the championship standings. In what proved to be a disappointing weekend, Haslam posted … Continue reading

The craft spirits sector is booming in the UK – and more and more artisan distillers are turning to Beatson Clark’s apothecary range of bottles to ensure their product stands out on the shelf. Forty-five more distilleries opened in 2016, taking the total to 273, as consumers develop a taste … Continue reading

Nature-loving children from Bristol have been foraging seeds and nuts for the animals at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in Somerset. Greenbank Forest School Childminding was founded in 2014 by Mike Williams and Charissa de Zeeuw. The couple operates a childminding practice with a forest school ethos which means they take … Continue reading

Lincolnshire’s Olympic gold medallist Georgie Twigg MBE will be the guest speaker at a dinner hosted in London later this month by the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership. The LEP is to host its annual property dinner on Thursday 19th October at the Mayfair Hotel in London during MIPIM UK, … Continue reading

Washingborough Hall near Lincoln has been shortlisted for Hotel of the Year in the Best Loved Hotels Awards 2017/18 after winning the East of England category. Best Loved Hotel Awards are designed to celebrate and showcase excellence across Best Loved properties throughout Britain and Ireland. Nominations opened in June 2017 … Continue reading

LACE Housing Chief Executive Nick Chambers has been announced as a finalist in the Business Person of the Year category of the Lincolnshire Media Business Awards. Nick, who has worked at LACE Housing for more than 25 years, was nominated for the accolade by his colleagues and peers in recognition … Continue reading

An archive tracing the Lincoln Mystery Plays back to their modern revival in 1969 has been launched at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln. The Lincoln Mystery Plays Archive (incorporating the Keith Ramsay Collection) has now been preserved, catalogued and curated by Susan Rodda, Collections Librarian at BGU, and Claire Lamb. … Continue reading

They say there’s not much that can’t be solved with a good cup of tea and a chat. So that’s just how Lincoln-based counselling service Supporting Minds celebrated World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10th October) as it reached its third birthday. To coincide with World Mental Health Day 2014, owner … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, has planned a series of events to entertain animal-loving children and their parents this October half-term. The wildlife charity will be opening its doors for three days during the school holidays and providing lots of fun for children who want to explore … Continue reading

A Cleethorpes choir, which is supported by HMT St Hugh’s Hospital in Grimsby, is appealing for more volunteers so it can continue to help people living with dementia. The Memory Lane Choir, run by North East Lincolnshire community group Friendship at Home, was inspired by the Musical Memories Choir in … Continue reading

Lincoln-based Truelove Property & Construction is set to pop the champagne corks as it opens the doors of its latest housing development in Colwick, Nottingham this weekend. The company is unveiling 15 new four-bedroom homes at open day events on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October. The homes, at Daleside … Continue reading

Adding to its already impressive year of award nominations and wins, Saxilby-based software company OrderWise is continuing its long-running trend of expansion with four more new recruits. In line with the company’s nomination for the Education, Training and Skills Award at this year’s Lincolnshire Media Business Awards, and the announcement … Continue reading

Leon Haslam and the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team are preparing for the title fight of their careers this weekend (13th to 15th October) as they head to Brands Hatch for the final round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship. The Derbyshire rider has finished second in BSB three times … Continue reading

Visitors to LEP Business Live on 20th October will get a glimpse of a high-tech future as robots and high-tech machines take over the EPIC Centre at the Lincolnshire Showground. Star of the show at the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s annual conference and networking event will be Titan the … Continue reading

“It’s time for fish and chip shops to become more sustainable!” That’s the message for National Seafood Week from The Elite Fish & Chip Company, the Lincolnshire-based and family-run fish and chip chain that currently runs four out of the five sustainable chippies in the county. The Elite is Marine … Continue reading

A rare grey long-eared bat has been rescued by Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset. Secret World recently admitted the young bat that had been found grounded by a member of the public and handed over to a vet in Williton. Upon closer inspection, the bat was found … Continue reading

Sidecar duo Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood crashed out of Sunday’s race in dramatic fashion, putting an end to their dreams of a Dutch win. The double British F1 Sidecar champions were racing at the TT circuit in Assen in the Netherlands this weekend in the penultimate round of the … Continue reading

Wearing novelty jumpers and baking cakes aren’t normally part of the day job for a solicitor, but staff at Andrew & Co Solicitors have done all this and more in aid of the Children’s Bereavement Centre in Newark. They have raised £2,500 for the charity which provides support to hundreds … Continue reading

Leon Haslam and the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team edged one step closer to the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at TT Circuit Assen earlier today (Sunday). The Derbyshire rider claimed first and third place finishes to extend his lead in the title race from 22 to 32 points with just … Continue reading

As Lincolnshire Day approaches (1st October), East Lindsey District Council has today launched three new films to help boost tourism in the area.  The short films, made by Lincoln-based video production company Electric Egg, were premiered at a private screening at the Kinema in the Woods, Woodhall Spa in front … Continue reading

An animal carer from Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, is currently hand-rearing three orphaned rabbits which were found on a construction site in Yeovil. While working on a National Grid Valve project in Yeovil, a JN Bentley crew found some baby rabbits close to where they were … Continue reading

Ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell CBE will be passing on some dance tips to trainee teachers at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln on Monday (2nd October). Darcey will be visiting the university to promote DDMIX for Schools – a full-body aerobic workout for children based on a … Continue reading

An injured swan that was found by chance and brought into Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, has earnt herself the nickname Serendipity. Serendipity, which means ‘events happening by chance in a beneficial way’, was found alone in the middle of a road in Glastonbury at around 7am … Continue reading

Bournemouth Kawasaki Racing (JG Speedfit Kawasaki) has today (27th September) announced that Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey will remain with the team and spearhead its assault on the 2018 British Superbike Championship.  2016 BSB runner-up and current leader of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship Leon Haslam has signed … Continue reading

This weekend the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team make their annual overseas visit to Assen, Holland for the penultimate round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship. Fresh from his win at Oulton Park, Leon Haslam will be looking to increase his 22-point lead at the top of the championship table … Continue reading

Lincoln is to host its first ever TEDx event next month – and two academics from Bishop Grosseteste University will be among the speakers. The theme of TEDx Brayford on 28th October will be Past, Present and Future, and the event will take place at The Collection and Usher Gallery. … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood will be heading overseas to the TT circuit in Assen in the Netherlands for the penultimate round of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship. Sidecar driver Ricky, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan, from Dover, may have failed to … Continue reading

Leading food-to-go and fresh produce business Freshtime has been recognised for its extensive work in the community at the 10th annual Co-op Pioneer Awards. The Boston-based company was awarded Pioneer in the Community at the ceremony, which was held at Manchester Central Convention Complex on Thursday 14th September. Over the … Continue reading

The Lincoln Book Festival is ‘Going Gothic’ this year and Bishop Grosseteste University is sponsoring a variety of events during the week from 25th to 30th September.  The festival invites visitors to explore the Gothic at events celebrating the genre throughout the city. Literature, history, art and architecture are all … Continue reading

Lincolnshire’s outstanding childcare group Mon Ami Children’s Nurseries is in line for another raft of awards. The company has been shortlisted in three categories in the Nursery Management Today National Nursery Awards 2017: Nursery Group of the Year, Nursery Nurse of the Year (Julie Crowther) and Operations / Regional Manager … Continue reading

A librarian at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is in line for a prestigious Gay Times award for her work to raise the profile of LGBT people working in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and maths). Dr Beth Hellen, who took up her role as Systems Librarian at BGU last … Continue reading

Washingborough Hall near Lincoln has opened a new six-bedroom extension at its Grade II listed country house hotel taking the total number of rooms from 14 to 20. In response to growing demand from leisure and business travellers, owners Edward and Lucy Herring decided to transform their former private residence … Continue reading

The founder of Bristol-based loneliness charity Marmalade Trust, Amy Perrin, has been shortlisted for the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Entrepreneur for Good category. Amy said: “I’m really honoured to have been nominated for these awards and with over a 1,000 entries across categories, I am truly … Continue reading

Leon Haslam and the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team reignited their MCE British Superbike Championship challenge at Oulton Park this weekend with first and second place finishes reinstating the Derbyshire rider at the top of the championship table.  The changeable weather conditions at the Cheshire circuit again played a major role, … Continue reading

Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill will be holding an extra special charity ball in October to mark its silver jubilee. The annual event, this year themed as The Ugly Bug Ball, will celebrate 25 years of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation work and guests are being encouraged to come … Continue reading

An international expert in robots will be talking about exciting new developments in robotics, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) at LEP Business Live next month. Mike Wilson, Sales and Marketing Manager for ABB Robotics and Chairman of the British Automation and Robot Association (BARA), has been announced as one of the … Continue reading

Andrew & Co Solicitors has strengthened its Corporate & Commercial team with the appointment of three new legal experts. Paul Simpson has joined the team as Associate Solicitor along with paralegal Elliot Varnam and Natalia Fryda, who started working at the firm in 2014 as a trainee and is due … Continue reading

Record breaking multi-medallist athlete Declan Bennett has partnered with The Fitness Space, Lincoln to train for his next set of challenges. Declan recently won eight medals at the World Transplant Games and another eight at the British Transplant Games while smashing several world records in swimming and track events. Savvas … Continue reading

Specialist Lincolnshire-based housing provider LACE Housing has officially opened its brand new £2m affordable housing development, which includes its first ever holiday apartment. Chapman Court, comprising 17 affordable retirement apartments and a holiday home for older people, is situated on Scarbrough Avenue in Skegness and was formally unveiled today (Tuesday … Continue reading

Lincoln-based vehicle specialist VisionDrive is moving up a gear by hiring five new members of staff. VisionDrive, the brainchild of directors Ian Smith and Jack Davies, was founded in August 2016 and operates a vehicle transportation fleet specialising in single vehicle movements. The new recruits are Terri Lamb, who joins … Continue reading

North Kesteven Academy in North Hykeham near Lincoln celebrated the launch of its new name and new branding today (Monday). Students returning to the former North Kesteven School last week were welcomed with a new logo and bright new signage. The academy has a new motto – ‘Think excellence’ – … Continue reading

A group of young people dealing with the loss of someone close to them enjoyed a well deserved break at the Children’s Bereavement Centre’s residential bereavement camp. On Friday 28th July 21 children and young people aged between six and 18 arrived at the White Hall Outdoor Education Centre in … Continue reading

The ninth round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship proved to be bittersweet for JG Speedfit Kawasaki with Leon Haslam securing his Showdown position but Luke Mossey agonisingly missing out. With three races over the course of the meeting at Silverstone, qualifying for Saturday’s race saw Haslam qualify in … Continue reading

Four Lincolnshire businesses are celebrating after hearing they have been nominated for the prestigious Midlands Family Business Awards. Software specialist OrderWise has been shortlisted for two categories – Family Business of the Year and Employer of the Year – and Lincoln-based sign, print and vehicle livery specialist Allen Signs is … Continue reading

Schools have opened their doors this week after the summer break, and students in North Kesteven are coming back to find a fresh new look in the classroom. North Kesteven School has now rebranded as North Kesteven Academy, and students returning to school this week have been welcomed with a … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s Luke Mossey is hoping to return to racing in the MCE BSB British Superbike Championship this weekend (8th to 10th September) with the aim of securing a position in the Showdown. For the first time in the history of the championship, there is not a single rider … Continue reading

Lincoln-based Truelove Property & Construction will open the doors of its latest housing development in Barton-upon-Humber this weekend. The company is revealing five of its new homes at open day events on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September. This follows the sale of the first phase of four luxury homes … Continue reading

Select Technology Ltd (Selectec), an award-winning software developer and distributor, has announced it will be distributing Foldr, a hybrid cloud application developed by Minnow IT, that allows unified access to files and folders whether on-premise or in the cloud. Selectec will be promoting the product throughout Europe, the Middle East … Continue reading

To add to an already award-winning year, software specialist OrderWise is celebrating once again as Managing Director and founder David Hallam has been nominated for a Tech Leaders Award. David has been shortlisted for Business Leader of the Year alongside companies such as FDM Group, Semaphone and Adthena. The award … Continue reading

When Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset, put an appeal on social media, the team at IKEA in Reading decided to come to the rescue. On 24th August Secret World put a post on its social media pages asking if their supporters had any IKEA blue bags they … Continue reading

Polar explorer and motivational speaker Ann Daniels will be the keynote speaker at the annual LEP Business Live conference in October. One of the first women in history to reach the North and South Poles as part of all women teams, Ann is a world record holder and one of … Continue reading

Continuing its trend of expansion, Lincolnshire-based software company OrderWise has hired five new recruits to join the team. The ever-growing company is one of the UK and Ireland’s leading suppliers of dedicated business management software and its high rate of employment is a testament to its increasing demand within the industry. … Continue reading

North Kesteven Academy students have achieved excellent GCSE results once again. Over 66% of all students achieved five A* to C GCSE passes or their equivalent in the new grading system. English remains a huge strength at NK and, once again, students have performed well above national averages. They achieved … Continue reading

Manufacturing in action will be the theme for the Greater Lincolnshire Manufacturing Conference taking place at the University of Lincoln on Friday 15th September. Bookings are now being taken for the event, which is expected to attract 200 business leaders from the manufacturing and engineering sector across Greater Lincolnshire and … Continue reading

Motor law expert at Andrew & Co Solicitors Michael Pace is advising bikers not to become another road accident victim by improving their rider skills. In 2015, 16 motorcyclists were killed on Lincolnshire’s roads which is an increase from 10 the previous year. So far this year, seven people have … Continue reading

Five of the products created for Spar by leading food-to-go and fresh produce business Freshtime have been nominated in the national Local Shop Quality Food Awards. Spar’s Falafels & Spicy Houmous have been nominated in the Chilled category and its Sweet Potato Wedges have been nominated in the Fresh Produce … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood were to race for the first time at Cadwell Park for round eight of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship this weekend but their endeavours were cut short. Sidecar driver Ricky, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan, from Dover, … Continue reading

The JG Speedfit Kawasaki team experienced both ups and downs at Cadwell Park – the venue for round eight of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship – with Leon Haslam winning the first race but crashing out of the second. With team-mate Luke Mossey sitting out the meeting owing to … Continue reading

OrderWise’s first charity quiz night proved a success, raising over £180 in aid of Lincolnshire-based charity LIVES. The Saxilby-based software specialist welcomed over 50 guests to its newly launched staff café inside the company’s £1.3 million premises for its charity quiz night, which raised over £180 for LIVES through quiz entries, … Continue reading

MotoNovo Finance is now an official sponsor of the JG Speedfit Kawasaki British Superbike (BSB) team.  The market-leading independent financer was keen to join forces with the Bournemouth Kawasaki-owned team in recognition of its commitment to the motorcycle industry. Julian Oliver, MotoNovo’s National Motorcycle Manager, said: “We are excited to … Continue reading

Planning permission has been granted for three new developments by Lincolnshire housing and support service provider LACE Housing. After securing a £2.6m bid from the government’s Homes and Communities Agency as part of its Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme earlier in the year, the association is progressing with contracts … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s Leon Haslam will be looking for another double podium when the team travels to Cadwell Park this weekend for round eight of the MCE BSB British Superbike Championship (18th to 20th August). Haslam dominated the round at Cadwell Park in 2016, coming second in race one and … Continue reading

With A-level results day looming, Bishop Grosseteste University’s admissions team is poised and ready to guide students through the Clearing process. If you haven’t quite achieved the grades you need for your first-choice university or if you’ve done better than expected, it’s not too late to apply to through Clearing. … Continue reading

Whether its walking, cycling or enjoying the surrounding unspoilt landscapes, it seems more people than ever are visiting the Lincolnshire Wolds. A visitor report recently commissioned by East Lindsey District Council, has revealed the huge impact of tourism in the Wolds and surrounding market towns. From 2014 to 2016, the … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood will be racing for the first time at Cadwell Park for round eight of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship this weekend. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood, from Dover, have tested at the … Continue reading

The next generation of cycling pros are racing ahead in their careers with help from HMT St Hugh’s Hospital in Grimsby. Keiran Hotson (18) and Joe Laverick (16) are among the latest graduates of the NE Lindsey Go-Ride Club heading for the next level in their cycling careers. Since 2014 … Continue reading

Swimmer and track and field athlete Declan Bennett from Woodhall Spa has brought home an abundance of medals after triumphing at this year’s British Transplant Games. On the back of his eight-medal success at The World Transplant Games last month, Declan Bennett (18) is celebrating once again after winning another … Continue reading

Saxilby-based software specialists, OrderWise has recently unveiled its newly developed and feature-rich Store EPOS (electronic point of sale) software. The latest version of the software boasts a new user interface and up-to-the-minute technology, allowing users to benefit from cutting-edge till point implementation, improved cashflow and an all-round easier-to-use system. Director … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood secured another podium finish at round seven of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship this weekend. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood, from Dover, had hoped to repeat last year’s double win on their … Continue reading

There were mixed fortunes for the Bournemouth-based JG Speedfit Kawasaki team this weekend as they resumed their challenge for the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at their local Thruxton circuit. It proved to be a challenging meeting with Luke Mossey ruled out due to injury following a heavy crash in … Continue reading

Sue Wells, a long-standing volunteer at Secret World Wildlife Rescue, has raised £515 for the charity by walking the famous Inca Trail in Peru. Sue Wells became a Secret World volunteer eight years ago after attending the Healing Weekend. She started as a response driver then five years ago, as … Continue reading

Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has appointed a professor and four readers from among its academic staff in recognition of their research work. Dr Kate Adams in the university’s Research and Innovation Centre becomes a professor, while Dr Jack Cunningham and Dr Sibylle Erle in the School of Humanities and … Continue reading

Pupils at Carlton Road Academy in Boston have enjoyed a summer term of foodie fun thanks to leading fresh and chilled food producer Freshtime UK. The company’s Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Agronomy Mel Miles, Development Chef Luke Pearson, and Managing Director Steve Evans have delivered five sessions throughout … Continue reading

An emphasis on standards, service and ambitious growth plans have sealed the deal as Lincoln’s VisionDrive has signed a prime partner agreement with international logistics company GEFCO, global player in industrial logistics. VisionDrive is the brainchild of directors Ian Smith and Jack Davies. Founded in August 2016, it operates a … Continue reading

A former health and social care professor has been recruited as a health sector expert to the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership board. Dean Fathers will bring knowledge and expertise of the health and care sector to the LEP, a private sector-led organisation which works to create sustainable economic growth … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki are aiming to get their season back on track at Thruxton this weekend (4th to 6th August) with Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey intent on securing some more podium finishes. With Mossey and Haslam currently second and third in the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship standings, behind … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood are on their way to Thruxton for round 7 of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship with one goal in mind: to finish on the top step of the podium. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger … Continue reading

A tiny harvest mouse from Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, Somerset is living up to its impressive nickname by ensuring his species continues. The ‘Big Daddy’ is the smallest and rarest mouse found in Britain, and weighs so little that the stems of the flowers it likes to … Continue reading

Three new members of staff have joined the Secret World Wildlife Rescue team this month. Gemma Clark has been appointed as the Fundraising and Events Coordinator, Laura Durrant as the Community and Regular Giving Fundraising Officer and Ellie Wallace as the Learning and Engagement Officer. Samantha Hannay, Head of External … Continue reading

With several developments nearing completion throughout the county, leading Lincolnshire housing provider LACE Housing has appointed Anne Graves as its new Operations Manager. Having worked in social housing for almost a quarter of a century, Anne joins the team following her role as Head of Tenancy Services for Midlands housing … Continue reading

The Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership has secured more than £307 million to support major growth initiatives across the area since it was set up in 2011. The Greater Lincolnshire economy has grown in the past year by £200 million in real terms, with 80,000 businesses generating almost £21 billion … Continue reading

Six brave men and women from OrderWise are set to get dragged through the mud in one of the UK’s toughest obstacle courses, in a bid to raise money for charity. The ‘Curlo’s Heroes’ Simon Flood, Lou Viner, Phil Curling, Carl Newboult, Denise Ward and Jordan Parker will head to … Continue reading

A Lincolnshire-based online upholstery business is hoping to become the first in the UK to offer a 3D modelling and prototyping service to furniture manufacturers and restorers worldwide. Heritage Upholstery has been awarded an innovation voucher worth £3,780 by the University of Lincoln, as part of the ERDF (European Regional … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood were competing in round 6 of the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship, and despite a rocky start the pair had bounced back by the end of the weekend. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood, … Continue reading

JG Speedfit Kawasaki continued their assault on the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship with Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey in action on the iconic Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. Haslam secured a valuable podium in race one and, with both riders scoring some solid points, Mossey and the ‘Pocket … Continue reading

Teenage showjumping star Holly Truelove will be representing Great Britain at the European Showjumping Championships next month. Sponsored by Lincoln-based building firm Truelove Property & Construction, Holly (14), from Worlaby, near Brigg and her 11-year-old horse Golly Girl will compete in The Children and Junior European Championships in Slovakia. The … Continue reading

The Residential Property Team at Andrew & Co Solicitors have won a prestigious national award. The firm, which has offices in Lincoln and Newark, secured the title of Property Team of the Year at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards 2017. They were up against five other practices from across the … Continue reading

Seventy key figures from business, the utilities sector, national government and local councils came together on Tuesday (18th July) for the first Utilities Summit organised by the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership. Access to utilities like water, gas and electricity is one of the main issues facing businesses in Greater … Continue reading

Some would say it’s getting a little crowded at Saxilby software specialist OrderWise, but the company would beg to differ as it welcomes seven new starters.   Having turned over a record-breaking £7.6m during 2016 / 2017, and with a new on-site café now open, the firm continues to revel … Continue reading

Chartered accountancy firm Duncan & Toplis has underlined its commitment to staff development by promoting a Senior Manager at its Loughborough office to Director. Niall Kingsley, who has been with the firm for nearly 15 years, has been assisting in the management of the Loughborough office since April 2016. Niall … Continue reading

The Elite Fish & Chip Company is celebrating after winning the Big Heart category at this year’s National Family Business Awards. Staff from the family-run fish and chip chain headed down to Wembley Arena for this year’s NFBAs on Saturday night (15th July) after being named as finalists in the Best … Continue reading

The undulating arena of the full Brands Hatch GP circuit in Kent is the challenge for JG Speedfit Kawasaki this weekend (21st to 23rd July) as the team looks to get back to winning ways. Current championship leader Luke Mossey has historically performed well at the legendary circuit having claimed … Continue reading

Double British F1 Sidecar champions Ricky Stevens and Ryan Charlwood have had a difficult Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar Championship so far, but are refusing to let technical difficulties and injury dampen their spirits. Sidecar driver Ricky Stevens, from Portsmouth, and his passenger Ryan Charlwood, from Dover, are heading to … Continue reading

A Lincoln woman who spent over two decades in the Royal Air Force before retiring and returning to education will graduate with a degree from Bishop Grosseteste University next week. After moving to the UK from the Caribbean, Amanda Betts (47) joined the RAF and served as an Aerospace Systems … Continue reading

A mature student who left school with very few qualifications and chose to put her family first, will graduate with a degree from Bishop Grosseteste University at Lincoln Cathedral on Wednesday 19th July. Clare Swiffen (38) from Helpringham near Sleaford began her course in Education Studies and Special Educational Needs … Continue reading

TV Presenter Nicholas Crane will receive an honorary degree from Bishop Grosseteste University at a graduation ceremony next week. Mr Crane, best known for his work on BBC Television as the presenter of BAFTA-winning TV series Coast, will receive an honorary degree in recognition of his work as a geographer, … Continue reading

The CEO of online recruitment business RedWigWam has welcomed the findings of the government’s long-awaited employment review and says the gig economy has been unfairly painted as the black sheep of the labour market.   Lorna Davidson says the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices is a welcome roadmap for an … Continue reading

The Healing Weekend returns for the ninth time at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in Somerset and is expecting to welcome over 5,000 visitors over three days. The Healing Weekend is now firmly established as one of the major holistic festivals of its kind in the UK. With over 180 exhibitors, … Continue reading

Leading food-to-go and fresh produce business Freshtime UK welcomed the next generation of food industry specialists as part of Boston High School’s Challenge Week. During the week-long agri-food industry research project, year 10 and 12 pupils were encouraged to find out more about the employment opportunities and pathways into the … Continue reading

A brave project manager from Saxilby-based software specialists OrderWise will be putting her fitness levels to the test when she completes a marathon walking challenge next week. Jodie Archer (31) from Lincoln will begin the first leg of the challenge on Friday evening (21st July) by walking six miles on … Continue reading

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