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New HR Manager at Mick George kick-starts recruitment drive
21/09/2018
As the growth of local construction business Mick George Ltd continues, the Group’ has welcomed a new Senior Manager to the helm of its Human Resources department.
The Supervet will see you now! Prof Noel Fitzpatrick heads to Peterborough
20/09/2018
With a brand new series of The Supervet back on our TV screens this month – there is a chance for fans to see the man himself telling his story live on stage for the first time.
A leading translation service provider offers the latest solutions in multi-national workplace innovation
19/09/2018
On Friday 7 September, PAB Languages Centre Ltd, experts in the workplace and cultural diversity, launched the New Workplace Dynamics - New Rules event at the Allia Future Business Centre in Peterborough.
Businesses to ‘unpack’ the plastic crisis at bi-annual food breakfast
19/09/2018
Professionals working across the food industry will discuss the latest trends in packaging and how businesses are working to meet both present and future challenges at an upcoming event organised and hosted by Roythornes Solicitors on 15 November.
Gold Award for St Ives in Bloom
19/09/2018
The annual ceremony which celebrates the floral flourishes of towns and villages across East Anglia took place this week, with many tributes being payed to efforts of the plantations nearby.
Solar carport system completed in South London on behalf of Sutton Council
19/09/2018
FlexiSolar and Campbell & Kennedy are delighted to announce the completion of a design, manufacture and construction project to produce a bespoke solar carport solution for a large multi-storey car park in Sutton, South London.

The Cambridge hosts another First Time Buyer event
19/09/2018
The Cambridge Building Society strengthens its support for potential customers looking to own their own home, by hosting another informal evening event for First Time Buyers early next month.
Peer learning will benefit new managers
18/09/2018
Are you new to a management role or about to take on management responsibilities? Boost your confidence through collaboration with like-minded people in Cambridge Network's New Managers peer learning group - the newest cohort begins on Wednesday 3 October.
Sector in Focus: The Energy Sector Price Cap
18/09/2018
This week NW Brown is looking at the proposal by the energy regulator, Ofgem, to cap energy bills at £1,136 per year.
BCC: UK growth forecasts downgraded as Brexit uncertainty hits investment and trade
17/09/2018
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting GDP growth for 2018 at just 1.1% (down from 1.3%).
Mick George FD's 54-mile bike ride for charity
17/09/2018
Having conquered the wilds and exotic of the Costa Rican Jungle in 2017 Jon Stump, Finance Director at Mick George Ltd, found himself in slightly less desirable surroundings this weekend in his latest efforts to raise further charitable funds for the Lewis Moody Foundation.
Independent Commission stresses national importance of inclusive growth agenda in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough.
14/09/2018
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) has today published its final report.
Mick George Ltd tackle drought damaged Cambridgeshire roads
14/09/2018
An initiative which started late last year to repair more than 40 miles of drought damaged roads in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will enter its final stages this month, with multiple locations set for improvements.
Skills brokerage service boosts the local economy
14/09/2018
As students embark on a new academic year, The Skills Service is stepping up its mission to provide inspiration and raise aspirations for their future careers while also helping to meet the skills needs of the local economy.
The Agricultural Bill – a summary from MHA MacIntyre Hudson
14/09/2018
The long awaited Agriculture Bill, which was published on 11 September, gives the Secretary of State powers to introduce legislation by statutory instrument in order to implement the new post Brexit agricultural policy outlined earlier this year in the Health and Harmony consultation.
What’s On Guide: The Cambridgeshire Meeting 2018
14/09/2018
The Cambridgeshire Meeting returns to Newmarket Racecourses on Thursday 27–Saturday 29 September with world-class racing and an entertainment line-up that includes the annual Beer Festival, a new comedy offer from The Comedy Club and live music.
See work of creative young King’s Ely artists
13/09/2018
Talented Art and Design students at King’s Ely are exhibiting their work across the border in Suffolk this autumn.
Stocks in Focus: Melrose
13/09/2018
Earlier this year, Melrose acquired the much larger British manufacturing firm, GKN, in a controversial £8bn takeover.
Trinity Hall's new Autumn and Winter Dining Menu provides a seasonal feast for the senses
13/09/2018
Embrace the approach of Autumn and book a seasonal dinner at Trinity Hall.
2000 walkers explore Cambridge's Colleges and the stunning Museum of Zoology, as funds  raised by Bridge the Gap Walk hit half a million
12/09/2018
Over 2000 supporters of Arthur Rank Hospice and Romsey Mill Charity enjoy a unique insight and walk around the Cambridge Colleges whilst raising over £30,000 for the good causes.
Brie-illiant festival to be the big cheese in food show season
12/09/2018
Cheese, cheese and more cheese is coming to Peterborough later this year, in a food festival that’s feta than all the rest!
The one content marketing hack for accounting firms
12/09/2018
Discover how accounting firms can make the most of their blog posts and content marketing opportunities.
Cambridge Regional College students plant path to success
11/09/2018
Cambridge Regional College is continuing to support local schools in the Huntingdon and Cambridge area, providing work experience and social action projects for students across an extensive curriculum programme.
Local accountants raise over £3,500 for Macmillan Nurses
11/09/2018
Accountants and Tax Advisers, Bulley Davey, has raised £3,600 for its Charity of the Year, Macmillan Nurses, as well as a number of other charities – through quiz nights, coffee mornings and dress-down days.
Peterborough Skip of Gold Winner
11/09/2018
For the past two months, Mick George Ltd has been running its ‘Skip of Gold’ competition in Peterborough and surrounding areas, providing local sports clubs and community groups the chance to win £1,000.
Cellbond sponsor International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Injury 2018
10/09/2018
Cellbond are delighted to announce that they are sponsoring the International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Injury 2018 for the fourth year running.
Greater Anglia staff recognised for innovations that improve service for customers
10/09/2018
Greater Anglia has recognised staff who came up with innovative ways to improve the train service for customers.
New Heads of School, Deputy Heads, Prefects and Heads of Houses appointed
10/09/2018
Felix Hawes and Maria Campbell have been formally installed as King’s Ely’s new Heads of School.
Perplexed about property? Cambridge law firm to host free Wine Tasting Evening with expert guidance on property matters
10/09/2018
To help you navigate the property market minefield, Cambridge law firm Miller Sands is hosting a special Wine Tasting Evening at its offices in Histon on Thursday 13 September with the opportunity to hear from experts whilst sampling delicious top quality wines.
Event programme announced for Cambridge B2B Exhibition
07/09/2018
An inspiring seminar programme has been announced for the biggest B2B networking event in Cambridge which returns to Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, Cambridge later this month.
Global sales success leads to significant manufacturing milestone for Domino Printing
07/09/2018
A Cambridgeshire company and global leader in the development and manufacturing of coding, marking and printing technologies is celebrating a major milestone at its Bar Hill headquarters.
Roythornes celebrates 355 years of service from 20 dedicated staff
07/09/2018
Leading law firm Roythornes Solicitors has recognised 20 members of staff who are celebrating a significant milestone with the firm, dedicating between 10 and 30 years to the business - an incredible combined total of 355 years.
Mick’s brought it home… again!
06/09/2018
Where England may have come up just short in their bid to bring the World Cup home that certainly wasn’t the case for Mick George Ltd who for the second consecutive year managed to claim industry bragging rights, defending their Waste World Cup title.
Stocks in Focus: Vodafone
06/09/2018
This week NW Brown are looking at Vodafone following the announcement that the Australian division (Vodafone-Hutchison Australia) will be merging with the broadband operator TPG Telecom to create a new £8.4bn company.
The Cambridge give away over £12,000 to local groups and charities as part of their 2018 Cash for the Community Initiative
06/09/2018
Last night The Cambridge Building Society gave away over £12,000 to the 15 worthy beneficiaries that made it to the final of this year's Cash for the Community Initiative.
Meeting Room Required
05/09/2018
Can anyone help? Kidney Research UK is looking to rent a room.
Newmarket Racecourses celebrates our Emergency Services, NHS and Armed Forces with FREE entry for Dubai Future Champions Festival in October
05/09/2018
Newmarket Racecourses has today announced that all staff working in the Emergency Services, NHS and the Armed Forces will be granted free entry for advanced tickets for its autumn highlight, the Dubai Future Champions Festival, taking place Friday 12 - Saturday 13 October.
£10,000 rollover jackpot must be won by hospice lottery player this Friday!
04/09/2018
One lucky person playing Your Hospice Lottery will receive a nice post summer holiday boost to their bank account, as the rollover jackpot reaches the maximum of £10,000 on Friday 7 September.
Ashtons sponsors Bury Goes Biking
04/09/2018
Ashtons Legal is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the Bury Goes Biking event taking place on 30 September.
See the world in a medieval light
04/09/2018
Dr Janina Ramirez to speak at Peterborough Cathedral, Friday 21 September.
Visit the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show with Greater Anglia
04/09/2018
Aviation enthusiasts can visit the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show on 22 and 23 September for less this autumn, thanks to Greater Anglia.
Dragon boat spectacular returns to the River Cam in Fen Ditton this  Saturday
03/09/2018
More than 500 people will take to the waters of the River Cam in Fen Ditton this Saturday 8 September for the 14th annual Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival.
Greater Anglia focuses on innovation to drive improvements for passengers
03/09/2018
Greater Anglia is to hold its second Innovation conference tomorrow – bringing rail staff together to focus on innovative ways to improve services for passengers and the industry.
Local MP launches new family-friendly ideas festival
03/09/2018
The second Big Tent Ideas Festival will be held on Saturday 8 September at Babraham Hall Research Campus in Cambridge as ‘the first major political festival for all the family to enjoy’.



Forthcoming Events

September 25 2018 / 7.45-10.00am
Peterborough Safari Networking Breakfast
September 26 2018 / 5.00-7.00pm
Tour of Elgood's Brewery and Informal Networking
September 27 2018 / 8.30-10.30am
West Norfolk Business Breakfast
October 1 2018 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Huntingdon
October 2 2018 / 9.30-11.30am
Storm in a Teacup - Ely
October 3 2018 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Stamford
October 8 2018 / 5.00-7.00pm
Informal Networking Evening – Ely