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Story, songs and animation helps children with eczema care for the ‘dragon’ in their skin

Derby-based Sinfonia Viva, the orchestra of the East Midlands, has brought together a creative team to work with health experts from Birmingham City University and the University of Nottingham to produce The Dragon in My Skin – a new book, animated film and songs to help children with eczema cope with the condition. Writer Hazel […]

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Lallemand chooses Musk Process Services to undertake upgrade at Malvern production site.

Lallemand Animal Nutrition, a global leader in yeast and bacteria production, has chosen EJ Musk Process Services to undertake a £2m expansion of its Malvern site. The investment will see the installation of new larger capacity fermentation vessels, increasing production capacity and underlining Lallemand’s commitment to UK production. Musk, part of the Edwin James Group, […]

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Nottingham property investor sets sights on mills boon

Nottingham-based ALB Group has completed the purchase of Bridge Mills, one of Long Eaton’s most visible and historic landmarks.    The 0.7-acre mill site, in Derby Road, boasts a 1902-built former lace factory with prominent 110ft-high brick chimney.  Purchased by ALB from Baco Investments, the mill was the last multi-storey tenement factory to be built in England. Located next to […]

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Wathall’s and Colleague Box Team Up To Offer Bereavement Comfort and Support

Wathall’s – Derby’s longest established independent funeral directors – have teamed up with personalised giftbox designers Colleague Box to create ‘A Hug After Loss’ that people across the UK can send to their family, friends and colleagues who have lost a loved one.Wathall’s have been established since 1858 with branches in Derby, Ashbourne, Burton-on-Trent, Borrowash […]

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Edwin James Group supports wellbeing with the introduction of mental health first aiders

Midlands headquartered engineering firm, Edwin James Group, is supporting staff wellbeing with the introduction of ten mental health first aiders.  The ten people from across the business have been specially trained, taking part in an intensive two-day course with St Johns Ambulance. They come from a diverse range of locations and departments to ensure that […]

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Derbyshire Property Expert Urges Reluctant Landlords to Let, Let, Let Following Local Rental Boom

A leading East Midlands Lettings and Estate agency is experiencing an unprecedented rental boom and is urging local landlords to help service the demand by bringing new rental properties to market.  As the impact of Covid-19 continues to take its toll on the supply of rentals, Castle Donington-based Marble Property Services has seen numerous properties being rented out within 24 hours.  And in light of the growing […]

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Derby business introduces COVID testing to protect workforce as they return to the office

Derby IT expert Neuways is supporting its employees as they return to the office, by enrolling on the NHS’ COVID-19 testing scheme. The government-backed scheme sees employers able to order large quantities of lateral flow testing kits for their employees to use. Before each scheduled shift in the office, Neuways employees who sign up to the scheme […]