Month: August 2017

Motorsports fan lands dream career start with firm he began with at 14

A motorsport fan has had a dream start to his career after being taken on by the firm which first recognised his potential as a work experience student aged 14. Danny Martin, now 20, has just celebrated recruitment into a full time post with the Leigh family firm, Astley Hire whose bosses have long been […]

Top builder in line for slice of £335 million housing cake

Award-winning builder Anwyl Construction is in the running for affordable housing contracts across the North of England worth over a third of a billion pounds over the next four years. The Ewloe-based firm is on the list of approved builders for the JV North consortium of ten housing associations which has announced a £335 million, […]

Five star success for top fabric firm Simon Boyd

A local businessman who started out over 40 years ago has created a soft furnishings empire that is now believed to be the UK’s largest independent fabric retailer. Peter Grimes’s chain of four Simon Boyd shops now includes Premiership footballers, the top five star London hotel, The Corinthia and the world famous Gleneagles Hotel and […]