Saturday, January 22, 2022

South Yorkshire

Sheffield-based Mechan is helping to reduce carbon emissions at a Scottish rail depot after introducing an electric shunter. The rail depot equipment specialists are supplying a Rotrac E2 shunter to Direct Rail Services’ (DRS) Motherwell facility, following a 14-month trial to prove it can replace a diesel-powered locomotive. The battery powered...
STEPS Rehabilitation has won “Rehabilitation Provider of the Year” at the prestigious Personal Injury Awards 2021. This is the third time that STEPS has won this award in the last four years, which recognises the positive impact that their work is having on those who have sustained serious injuries. The...
Sheffield-based Mechan is extending its longstanding relationship with London Underground, by supplying a bespoke bogie press to its Stratford Market depot. The rail maintenance specialists’ equipment will enable London Underground to set up the 96 stock tube bogies used on Jubilee line trains. A bogie press mimics the loads imposed by...
Rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, has completed its first installation for the rail freight sector, equipping a new multi-million-pound logistics park in Northamptonshire. The Sheffield-based firm has added five powered derailers to protect a state-of-the-art rail traverser, which is critical to operations at Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT). Zonegreen was commissioned...
A national food product developed by a renowned Yorkshire chef has just been shortlisted for an award on a popular parenting website. Real Good Ketchup has been shortlisted in the Mum Choice Awards 2021, an annual competition run by UKTVMums, the number one site for mums. Real Good Ketchup was...
Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne, have donated £6,000 to four local charities, with more on the way. The firm has handed over the money raised through its Belmayne Foundation in the first half of this year to Helen’s Trust, Pathways of Chesterfield, FareShare Yorkshire and Nenna Kind. Each organisation received an...
Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are teaming up with homelessness charity, Pathways of Chesterfield, to provide practical assistance to those who sleep on the streets. The independent advisers are inviting local residents to bring donations of clothing, food or toiletries to their Chesterfield Road office by Friday December 10 to be...
A recent £750,000 investment into Sheffield-based product design consultancy, AME Group, has enabled the design side of the business to make two key appointments. Aaron Seager, previous Sales Manager of Pudsey-based health communication experts, Luto, joins AME Group as new Commercial Manager. Aaron’s sales and communications experience will play a...
Leading full service law firm Shakespeare Martineau – which has an office in Sheffield – has launched a free legal health check for farming families and their businesses. The interactive, online questionnaire, which should take users no longer than 20 minutes to complete, aims to identify and highlight any potential...
A Barnsley-based business which is giving youngsters the chance to reach for the sky in their future careers is setting a course for expansion after securing support from a grant scheme created to improve business productivity across the region. Launched in 2019 by former lawyer-turned-entrepreneur Rebecca Hutchinson and her business...