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Life by the River Trent – how homeowners can benefit from waterside living

In close proximity to nature, with water-based activities including kayaking and rowing and beauty spots such as Holme Pierrepont in walking distance – the banks of the River Trent offer a host of waterside living benefits for residents to enjoy. The developers behind...

West Drayton station transformed for customers as extended ticket hall opens and step-free access introduced for first time

West Drayton station has been transformed for customers ahead of the Elizabeth line opening next year, with a revamped ticket hall featuring a striking new glass and steel extension, opening yesterday (Tuesday 20 July), alongside two new lifts enabling step-free...

Aggregate Industries Backs Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme

Leading construction materials supplier Aggregate Industries is delighted to announce it has signed up to the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme in a move to offer better assistance to staff and customers in need of additional support.  Launched in 2016, the...

As restrictions ease, CICV Forum issues new health and safety guidance and urges construction industry to keep focusing on hygiene

As Scotland moves towards further easing of restrictions, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum has issued more timely guidance and sounded a cautionary note, urging the sector to focus on health and safety to protect colleagues, customers and families....

IDH launches IDH Bahrain to service Middle Eastern market

Independent Design House (IDH), (https://www.idh-design.co.uk), today further expands globally with the launch of IDH Bahrain in the Middle East. With an expanding order book and bases in the UK and Poland, the engineering design consultancy already employs 40 people...

Unique engineering pre-apprenticeship welcomes new educational partner

A leading engineering firm is set to the launch the next phase of its innovative pre-apprenticeship scheme. And the move builds on a highly successful model to date which has generated over 60 skilled pre-apprentice placements in five years. Birmingham-headquartered...

Isuzu UK’s Competition Winner Announced – Driven To Do-ugh

Isuzu UK’s Driven To Do competition has ended after choosing a winner from over 500 entries. Isuzu were looking for a driven entrepreneur who would be given the chance to boost their pandemic-born business through winning the loan of an All-New Isuzu D-Max for one...

LIVING BY LENDLEASE CHOOSES ROOMSERVICE by CORT TO FURNISH FIRST BUILD TO RENT COMMUNITIES

The UK’s largest furniture rental business, Roomservice by CORT, has begun a new partnership with build to rent operator Living by Lendlease through which it will supply high quality rental furniture to their first build to rent communities in the UK, offering a...

Major step closer to British Library site at Temple Works in Leeds

The British Library’s ambitions for a major new public-facing centre for audiences and users in the north of England will take a significant step forward next week when senior councillors in Leeds are asked to back plans to inject up to £5m of funding into the...

THE JR GROUP RAISES £800 FOR BEATSON CANCER CHARITY DURING OUTDOOR EVENT AT POLLOK GOLF CLUB

Scotland’s leading construction group, The JR Group, has raised over £800 for Beatson Cancer Charity during an outdoor networking event. The Paisley-based firm collected cash for the good cause during the event at Pollok Golf Club – which took place outside and with a...
Isuzu UK’s Competition Winner Announced – Driven To Do-ugh

Isuzu UK’s Competition Winner Announced – Driven To Do-ugh

Isuzu UK’s Driven To Do competition has ended after choosing a winner from over 500 entries. Isuzu were looking for a driven entrepreneur who would be given the chance to boost their pandemic-born business through winning the loan of an All-New Isuzu D-Max for one...

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