Saturday, July 24, 2021

South Yorkshire

You won’t find a mint on the pillows and the rooms don’t contain a minibar, but with round the clock care and plenty of cuddles on hand, a Barnsley-based landscape gardener has successfully laid the foundations for the purr-fect retreat for pampered pussycats. Jennifer Ryder started developing plans for her...
The Sheffield-based digital marketing agency has had a very exciting year so far, adding more prestigious awards to its trophy cabinet as well as more than a dozen new hires. At the recent UK Digital Growth Awards, they achieved a fantastic double-win, first securing the prestigious ‘SEO Agency of the...
Future business leaders and high-flying entrepreneurs from the South Asian community in Yorkshire are being urged to enter an inspirational awards scheme. The Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards – known as The YAYAs – are open to any young person of South Asian heritage (Pakistani, Indian, Bangladeshi etc) who was...
Sheffield-based rail depot equipment specialist, Mechan, has been called upon by Midland Metro, the operator of West Midlands Metro, to keep its tram maintenance programme on track. The manufacturer has produced three bespoke accommodation bogies for the Wednesbury depot, to enable carriages to be stored outside whilst the trams’ bogies...
Rail safety specialists, Zonegreen, have successfully concluded a two-year installation of their flagship Depot Personnel Protection System (DPPS) at the Crown Point maintenance facility in Norwich. The Sheffield firm returned to the depot last month to equip a final two roads with its innovative safety system, taking the total number...
A former immunologist turned maths teacher who nearly saw her entrepreneurial ambitions dashed by Covid-19 has hit on a winning formula by moving her fledging tuition business online after calling on help from a unique programme designed to help new entrepreneurs across the Sheffield City Region. Belgian-born Marijke Walters launched...
Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is playing a pivotal role in a forthcoming sponsored walk to raise funds for local legal advice services. Clinical negligence solicitor, Samantha Sims, is part of the organising committee for the 2021 Sheffield Legal Walk and she is being joined at the event by around 20 of...
Engineers from Sheffield-based Mechan have installed a bespoke bogie drop as part of the largescale development of Norwich’s Crown Point rail depot. The depot equipment specialists have designed and built the custom-made unit, which enables bogies to be changed without decoupling trains, saving valuable servicing time. The bogie drop will be...
A Doncaster telecommunications company is hoping to gain recognition as being one of the UK’s best family businesses after being shortlisted for a trio of national and regional awards. KAT Communications, which is headquartered at the Apex Business Centre, has been successfully shortlisted in three categories at the Family Business...
Rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is expanding the services it offers to Nottingham’s Eastcroft depot, following the installation of its Points Converter technology. The East Midlands Railway facility is the latest to benefit from the system, which automates the traditional manual levers that alter the course of a rail track. Zonegreen has...