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King’s Ely student qualifies for National Junior Sailing Squad
King’s Ely Senior student Ted Pepper has made a splash by qualifying for the International Topper Class Association (ITCA) 5.3 National Squad.
Businesses in Peterborough are preparing for the city’s eighteenth annual B2B exhibition
Over 70 exhibitors have already confirmed they’ll be attending the annual event to showcase their products and services and with an expected 600 visitors through the doors on the day, there will be unlimited opportunities to make new business connections.
Cambridge named ‘Station of the Year’
Cambridge rail station has been crowned ‘Station of the Year’ at the National Transport Awards 2017.
Cambridge STEM outreach programme launches with a bang
On Thursday 12 October, leading science and technology organisations from across Cambridgeshire gathered at Churchill College to kick off this year’s Cambridge LaunchPad programme.
Further success for members of King’s Ely Equestrian Team
Three King’s Ely riders qualified for the National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA) Championship Plate.
Half Term fun at Peterborough Cathedral
There are activities in store for all ages at Peterborough Cathedral during October Half Term week.
Joe Peake welcomed to King’s Ely’s Board of Governors
A new governor has been appointed at King’s Ely.
Relationship statistics show importance of ‘pre-nups’ for pensioners
If you think that wedding pre-nuptial agreements are primarily for the rich and /or famous – then think again, as figures show a rise in older people tying the knot and protecting their assets.
Success for local law firm, Hunt & Coombs Solicitors, as the prestigious Legal 500 UK 2017 rankings results are announced
Hunt & Coombs Solicitors in Peterborough are extremely proud to have once more received top tier recommendations in the Legal 500 UK 2017.
Virtual bike ride to raise funds for charity
Beacon Wealth Management Ltd and Jeffrey Mills solicitors are doing their bit to raise cancer-fighting cash for Stand Up To Cancer.
Arthur Rank Hospice's 1st birthday plans
Join the party and help raise £20,410.96 - enough to run Arthur Rank Hospice for a day.
First homes for sale for Flagship unveiled
As part of its commitment and drive to diversify its housing portfolio and meet the housing supply shortage, Flagship Group is unveiling its first ever homes for sale and the first scheme of its kind in South Cambridgeshire this week at a special event (Thursday 12 October).
Mick George Ltd team with BBC for a great cause
Mick George donate skips worth £6,000 to the forthcoming DIY SOS project for Cambridge United FC fan, Simon Dobbin.
Mick George shortlisted once again
The annual Sustainability and Resource Awards held by the Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) is firmly insight, with the ceremony set to take place in early November at the Grosvenor Square Marriot hotel, London.
PAB Languages Centre and REC partnership results in benefits for REC Members
Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with PAB Languages Center to establish a long-term relationship.
Pure brings region's PAs together for an interactive session on stress and wellbeing
Pure brought together Personal Assistants (PAs) from across the region for a breakfast seminar focussed on providing top tips on managing stress and improving wellbeing.
Stamp out hate crime in Peterborough
Cross Keys Homes (CKH) and the SaferPeterborough Partnership will be supporting National Hate Crime Awareness Week (NHCAW) with a series of Pop Up information events across the city.
Dame Fiona Reynolds inspires students and guests at King’s Ely
Dame Fiona Reynolds was guest speaker at King’s Ely’s James Bowman Lecture this year.
Join PECT for a new season of Forest for Peterborough tree planting events!
The project Forest for Peterborough, run by the environmental charity PECT, may have just planted its 100,000 tree, but it’s still got a way to go to achieve its ambition of planting one tree for every person living in the city.
Kershaw Contracting Services are going for gold with their latest training award
Kershaw Contracting Services are delighted to have been awarded the 'Gold Training Award' from ARCA (Asbestos Removal Contractors Association) in recognition of attaining the Gold ARCA training standards 2016/17.
Athene Communications named as Region’s Outstanding PR Consultancy at Industry Awards
Peterborough based communications consultancy, Athene Communications, took home the Outstanding PR Consultancy award at last week’s Anglia, Thames & Chiltern CIPR PRide Awards and were runners up in two other categories.
Cellbond announces new deal for ATD sales in Korea
Cellbond, the world-renowned designer and manufacturer of vehicle passive safety test equipment, has announced an agreement with their existing crash test barrier agent, A&G Technology Co. Ltd, to market Cellbond ATD products in Korea.
East Cambridgeshire local plan approved for consultation
Last night, East Cambridgeshire District Council voted to proceed to the next stage in preparing the Local Plan for the area, though the officer recommendation to include a 720 home site on the edge of Witchford was rejected and will not form part of the Plan.
Forest for Peterborough plants its 100,000th tree in the city!
The environmental charity PECT launched the project Forest for Peterborough in 2010, with the aim of planting over 180,000 trees in and around the city and surrounding countryside by 2030 – one tree for every person living in the city.
King’s Ely Junior goes the extra mile for National Poetry Day and European Day of Languages
European Day of Languages and National Poetry Day were celebrated in style at King’s Ely Junior.
Learn how to motivate and reward your colleagues
Employee benefits offer a way to motivate employees and contribute towards improving well-being and enhancing engagement.
New Apprenticeship Academy offers job opportunities in Huntingdon
A new apprenticeship academy has been launched in Huntingdon to provide great new job opportunities for young people.
Skills Fair to return to Ely Cathedral
Following from the success of last year’s event the East Cambs Careers & Skills Fair is returning to Ely Cathedral on Tuesday 10 October.
Today marks the launch of the Greater Cambridge Travel Survey 2017!
The Greater Cambridge Travel Survey is being carried out by Travel for Cambridgeshire on behalf of the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP).
Businesses to hear from China experts at Global Business Network
This month the Chamber will offer a unique insight into China and offer help and advice on how to enter and grow your business in the Chinese market.
Cambridge team expansion and firm promotion
Woodfines is pleased to announce two new additions to the Cambridge office.
Google and Microsoft to visit Ely for East Cambs Business Boost 2017
Global giants, Google and Microsoft, will be in Ely on 10 November to talk to local businesses for the first East Cambs Business Boost event.
Share festive messages with Addenbrooke’s charity Christmas cards
Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT), the only dedicated charity for Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals, is once again selling festive cards to help transform patients’ lives at the hospitals.
Bircham Dyson Bell further strengthens Cambridge office with double appointment
Leading law firm, Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB), is pleased to announce that it has further expanded its Corporate and Commercial Team in Cambridge with the appointment of Partner, Duncan Walker.
Business communications provider Excell Group plc hoping to win its seventh Comms National Award for industry leading enterprise UC solution
Once again award-winning united communications provider, Excell Group, have been announced as a finalist for the Comms National Awards.
East Cambridgeshire welcomes more tourists than ever to district
Latest figures released shows that the total number of visitors to East Cambridgeshire increased to nearly four million in the last three years.
Focus on clever marketing at Celebration of Communication
Businesses in and around Peterborough will be able to learn from a range of industry experts at a new marketing event next month.
Relationship statistics show importance of ‘pre-nups’ for pensioners
If you think that wedding pre-nuptial agreements are primarily for the rich and /or famous – then think again, as figures show a rise in older people tying the knot and protecting their assets.
New Sales and Estimating Director appointed
T R Freeman, the roofing division of Kershaw Group, have welcomed Stephen Walker into the role of Sales & Estimating Director.
Business community gets taste buds tickled at food networking event
The East of England Arena and Events Centre welcomed around 50 business and media contacts to tuck into a visual and mouthwatering tasting menu at a recent networking event.
Cambridge & Counties checks in with Study Inn
The niche property bank Cambridge & Counties has made its largest loan to date, refinancing Study Inn’s Cambridge accommodation.
Cellbond awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade 2017
Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Julie Spence OBE QPM, and Deputy Lieutenant John Bridge OBE DL, visited Cellbond’s Huntingdon headquarters to present Managing Director Dr Mike Ashmead with the coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise after exports grew to over 90 per cent of total output.
Do you have the HR professional support you need to take your business forward?
The past 24 months have certainly seen a dramatic change in the economy. Brexit, the unexpected General Election, indeed the unexpected General Election result, and shifts in earnings, employment and inflation, have all impacted on how we manage our businesses.
New appointment announced at Cellbond
Cellbond, the world-renowned designer and manufacturer of vehicle passive safety test equipment, has announced a new appointment within their specialist ATD team, to enhance and develop the product range and increase capability.
Why should every employer care about the culture of their business?
MAD-HR answer the question 'Why be concerned with your culture? Because very simply, the organisation's culture is the foundation of its success.
Bircham Dyson Bell supports young local rower through SportsAid
Local solicitors firm Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) presented GB rower Zoe Adamson with a sponsorship cheque when she joined members of staff at their offices on Hills Road.
Join Forest for Peterborough as it plants its 100,000th tree in the city!
The environmental charity PECT is leading the way nationally with its innovative, locally-focused tree-planting project: Forest for Peterborough.
King’s Ely student invited to star in Young Furniture Makers’ Exhibition
King’s Ely Sixth Form student Oliver Hutchinson has been invited to showcase his Design and Technology work at a prestigious exhibition in the capital.
More communities to benefit as YMCA charities merge
YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and YMCA Suffolk celebrate their new joint identity as YMCA Trinity Group, following a successful merger.
Weekend volunteers needed for Cathedral Visitor Centre
Peterborough Cathedral is recruiting friendly and outgoing volunteers to welcome people who come to see its new Visitor Centre.
Go Glass shortlisted for G17 trade awards
Go Glass shortlisted for Glass Company of the Year and Unsung Hero at G17 Awards.

Forthcoming Events

October 18 2017 / 9.00am-4.00pm
Peterborough B2B Exhibition
October 19 2017 / 5.00-7.00pm
Free networking at Metro Bank, Cambridge
October 20 2017 / 12.30-2.30pm
Peterborough Construction Networking Lunch
October 24 2017 / 5.00-7.00pm
Global Business Network
October 25 2017 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Fenland
October 27 2017 / 7.45-10.00am
Peterborough Safari Business Breakfast
October 31 2017 / 9.30am-12.00pm
LinkedIn as a Sales Tool - Cambridge
November 1 2017 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Stamford
November 1 2017 / 9.0am-4.00pm
Stansted Meet the Buyers