Hiking with a Viking to encourage sustainable school travel

Burton school children have been encouraged to walk to school with a Viking in a bid to ease congestion and reduce pollution. For Walk to School Week Outwoods Primary School, in Harehedge Lane, took part in a series of activities to encourage families to ditch the car and get active while walking to school. DesignedContinue reading “Hiking with a Viking to encourage sustainable school travel”

Burton garage goes green as it celebrates record year

Crescent Motors, in Wetmore Road, is leading the way in service and repairs for electric vehicles following investment in greener technology as they celebrate a record year for the family firm. After installing new equipment and training staff, the independent garage is now home to one of only 6.5% of mechanics in the UK currentlyContinue reading “Burton garage goes green as it celebrates record year”

Celebrating 60 years of print as company sets to expand

Momentous year for Birmingham print company as they mark 60 years in business with ambitious plans for growth. LG Davis, in Kings Heath, specialises in print, branded merchandise and office supplies and work with a variety of leading national companies, local SMEs and NHS Trusts. A family run second generation firm, they have now outlinedContinue reading Celebrating 60 years of print as company sets to expand

Driving passion for STEM with eco-inspired racing car

Leading engineering firm Briggs of Burton backs youngsters bid to race at the iconic Goodwood track as part of a community project to encourage more young people into the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Hilton Formula 24 is an innovative  project run by local science and technology company STEM Venturi, giving youngstersContinue reading “Driving passion for STEM with eco-inspired racing car”

Four new jobs for AI tech company as it expands in Staffordshire

Perfect Virtual, which specialises in making data and Artificial Intelligence software simpler to increase a business’ profit margins, has launched a base in Staffordshire and is now looking to take on 4 new members of staff. Run by Rohit Parmar-Mistry the firm has been supporting businesses around the world for the last two years helpingContinue reading “Four new jobs for AI tech company as it expands in Staffordshire”

Derby Tech Company recognised as ‘NHS hero’ for its support during the pandemic

Derby communications and telecoms specialist EVAD receives national recognition for its role in supporting the NHS during the pandemic. EVAD’s Think Healthcare service has made access to healthcare simpler for patients by freeing up time and capacity at busy GP surgeries across the country. The company, which has seen its innovative integrated telecoms service nowContinue reading “Derby Tech Company recognised as ‘NHS hero’ for its support during the pandemic”

Briggs leading new sustainable Scottish distillery

Briggs of Burton PLC is to start work on a new multi-million pound greenfield Scottish distillery which is leading the way for sustainable production in the whisky industry with an innovative new modular design. Global turnkey engineering firm Briggs of Burton, which provides solutions for leading blue-chip companies across the world, will lead the processContinue reading “Briggs leading new sustainable Scottish distillery”

Training hub opens as firm expands with global accreditation

A new health and safety training hub has opened in Staffordshire after receiving the ‘Gold standard’ of health and safety accreditations from NEBOSH to offer a dedicated training facility for everything from construction and manufacturing to mental health and suicide prevention. Gaskell Safety, which is now based in Eastern Avenue, Burton, has secured international healthContinue reading “Training hub opens as firm expands with global accreditation”

Printers supporting next generation

Birmingham print, stationery and office supplies specialists LG Davis has received national recognition for their support in helping apprenticeships in the industry. The family run firm was chosen to feature in The Guardian’s recruitment report on supporting students for their work with helping young people to join an industry with an aging population. Speaking toContinue reading “Printers supporting next generation”

Indulgent spa products as good for the planet as they are your body

Sit back and relax with a luxury new eco focused botanicals home spa range from FFS Beauty which is already winning awards for its greener thinking. One of the most eco-friendly products on the market Good for mind, body and soul the indulgent Botanicals Range is created with 100% organic, natural ingredients and handcrafted inContinue reading “Indulgent spa products as good for the planet as they are your body”