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Ashtons Legal creates 21 senior associate roles
Ashtons Legal is proud to announce that 21 associates from across the firm have been promoted to new senior associate roles.
Cambridge Regional College Student supports Youth Project in Africa
A student from Cambridge Regional College has taken her talents to Africa to support a charity aimed at educating children in developing countries.
Greater Anglia receives award for innovation
Greater Anglia has achieved a Silver Accreditation for Innovation - for the way it focuses on innovation to improve its service to customers.
Greater Anglia’s free water fountains are runner up at international ideas awards
The installation of free water fountains at Greater Anglia rail stations has been named runner-up for the ‘Idea of the Year 2018’.
All of a sudden it's soup weather
First development secured for innovative housing partnership
Evera Homes, a ground-breaking joint venture to deliver new homes in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough combined authority area, has just announced its first development scheme.
Meet Cambridge celebrates 20 successful years and raises over £2,000 for regional mental health charity
A celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of the conference and events bureau for Cambridge and the region was attended by more than 90 people, raising £2,160 for a mental health charity.
FREE MAGNET assessment from PAB Languages Centre
Award-winning languages business PAB Languages Centre are introducing the Worker Language and Cross-Cultural Business Assessment – MAGNET.
Greater Anglia introduces ‘Offer Me A Seat’ badges following overwhelming customer support
Train operator, Greater Anglia, has introduced ‘Offer Me A Seat’ badges after the idea received thousands of comments of support on social media.
Sports Fund Announcement
One year on since the creation of the dedicated ‘Sports Fund’ scheme, a collaborative grant offering from local construction specialist Mick George Ltd and Living Sport charity, and sport facilitators in Cambridgeshire have certainly taken full advantage of the programme.
Stocks in Focus: Associated British Foods PLC
This week NW Brown look at Associated British Foods (ABF), a UK-listed food, ingredients and retail group with a well-diversified portfolio of international brands.
Vintage vans delight hungry customers at Cambridge railway station
Passengers at Cambridge station now have a choice of Kumpir, coffee and French hot dogs thanks to three new colourful food trucks.
Greater Anglia introduces Automatic Number Plate Recognition at Cambridge station car park
Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) is now live at Cambridge rail station car park.
Increased probate court fees to finally hit bereaved families
A banded system for probate court fees, which is tantamount to 'a tax on the bereaved' according to leading law firm Roythornes Solicitors, is back on the agenda for the government following its 'U' turn on this topic in the run up to the last general election.
Jonnie Peacock MBE to Trip The Light Fantastic at the Big Christmas Switch-On Event 2018
Cambridge-born double gold medalist, Jonnie Peacock MBE will switch on a stunning new LED lights display at the Big Christmas Switch On event in Market Square next month.
MHFA England two day Mental Health First Aider Training
Become certificated Mental Health First Aiders when you attend this open training course in Cambridge on 18 and 21 January 2019.
Show that you care this Christmas, with a personalised letter from Santa
Arthur Rank Hospice - and the Charity’s mascot, Arthur Bear - are teaming up with the North Pole to bring the magic of Christmas to Cambridgeshire this December with ‘Letters from Santa’.
Buckles Solicitors chairman recognised in industry rankings
Colleen Gostick, chairman of Buckles Solicitors LLP, has been recognised as an Eminent Practitioner in the 2019 Chambers & Partners rankings, a leading guide for the legal sector.
Buckles Solicitors hit the heights in Legal 500 rankings
Buckles Solicitors LLP are celebrating after achieving their highest ever number of leading individuals to be featured in the Legal 500 rankings.
Greater Anglia staff lay wreaths to commemorate WW1 heroes
Greater Anglia staff will lay wreaths at rail station war memorials at London Liverpool Street and Shenfield this week.
Scrutton Bland signs partnership with leading farming app
Scrutton Bland has signed a preferred partner agreement with leading financial software company Figured, making the East Anglian based financial services firm the first to offer this app to clients in the South East.
Spend Friday 14 December learning about and discussing drug-free antibacterial technology for medical applications with Lucideon
Infection has become one of the toughest problems in the medical world, with bacteria increasingly resistant to drugs. Can infection be controlled and managed using materials and surfaces instead?
The UK’s biggest business survey is back and it’s time to make your voice heard
Our Quarterly Economic Survey is back and once again we’re asking you to contribute to one of the UK’s largest and most reputable barometers of business opinion.
Author visits inspire budding writers at King’s Ely
Pupils at King’s Ely Acremont and King’s Ely Junior were in their element when two highly regarded authors paid them a visit.
Cambridge-based Flora-tec outsources its fleet management to Fleet Operations
Flora-tec, one of the UK’s leading horticultural services companies, has outsourced the management of its 55-strong car and van fleet to Fleet Operations.
Jeffrey Mills Solicitors and Winters Legal St Ives are now one
Jeffrey Mills Solicitors, and Winters Legal in St Ives, have joined forces to become Beacon Wealth Legal Ltd, following the acquisition of Winters Legal in September.
Mick George Ltd play role in Cambridgeshire’s largest road safety event
Last week (Friday 2 November), Cambridgeshire Constabulary held its biggest ever road safety event.
£300k local funding awarded
The final ‘Community Fund’ announcement of 2018 from local construction business Mick George Ltd is certainly one that will turn heads for all the right reasons.
Call for charities to receive support from The Cambridge Building Society
The Cambridge Building Society is looking for worthy local causes to benefit from its Community Partnership Programme in 2019.
Cambridge Regional College students feature in limited edition book
Art & Design students from Cambridge Regional College (CRC) have had their work featured in a new book following an exhibition held in Cambridge.
Employers and college showcase construction careers to local schools
Almost 500 students from local secondary and primary schools tried their hands at a range of construction skills during a have-a-go event designed to inspire the tradesmen and women of the future.
Greater Anglia hires new creative agency to promote new trains
Greater Anglia has just appointed a new creative agency, Atomic, to transform the company’s marketing in time for the arrival of brand new trains.
Netherhall School students step up to raise £1200 for Arthur Rank Hospice!
Students from Netherhall School in Cambridge are celebrating having raised £1,200 for their local adult hospice, after collectively walking 11,200 miles in a summer pedometer challenge.
Roythornes acquires 188 year old Warrens Boyes & Archer
Top 200 law firm Roythornes Solicitors has announced the acquisition of Warrens Boyes & Archer, a long-standing Huntingdon legal practice.
Roythornes excels in Legal 500
Top 200 national law firm Roythornes Solicitors is celebrating after seven of its key practice areas were named in the Legal 500.
Success for local law firm, Hunt & Coombs Solicitors, as the prestigious Legal 500 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 2018.
The College of Animal Welfare selects East of England Arena as congress venue
The East of England Arena and Events Centre (EEAEC) has been chosen by The College of Animal Welfare to host two multi-day congresses next year.
Councillors visit award-winning recycling centre
Members from East Cambridgeshire District Council (ECDC) were recently invited to visit an award-winning recycling company based in Lancaster Business Park.
CWA students battle against 10 other colleges for RAF Recruitment Challenge Cup
On Wednesday 17 October students from the College of West Anglia (CWA) participated in a wide range of competitions at RAF Witteringham for the Recruitment Challenge Cup.
Ely station buildings restored by Greater Anglia
Ely railway station buildings have received a £58,000 facelift by Greater Anglia, with funding from the Railway Heritage Trust.
Gold Investor In People status for Greater Anglia teams demonstrates commitment to improvement
Four Greater Anglia teams have just been awarded the prestigious ‘Investor in People’ (IIP) Gold status in recognition of the company’s progressive approach to business improvement through its people.
Incoming! New habitat expected at Ferry Meadows this Winter
Significant progress is being made on an exciting new project at Ferry Meadows aimed at ‘bringing nature closer’ through the restoration of Heron and Goldie Meadows, transforming the area back to wetlands.
Stocks in Focus: Smithson Investment Trust
This week NW Brown looks at Smithson investment trust, which recently broke the record for the largest initial public offer of an investment trust in the UK.

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