Month: May 2017

Diver gets his life back after attack of the bends leaves him in a wheelchair

A diver has learned to walk again at a top Wirral private hospital after a life-threatening attack of the bends left him paralysed from the waist down. Now Steve Hallett has called at Spire Murrayfield Hospital to say thank you to the physiotherapy team who put him back on his feet. Steve, 52, from Ravenglass, […]

Construction in North West faces a skills time bomb warns leading builder

The North West construction industry faces a skills time bomb as an aging workforce heads towards retirement, a leading building industry figure has warned. Tom Anwyl, Director of The Anwyl Group, which has over £100 million of projects in the area, is concerned for the future of one of the region’s key economic sectors. Construction […]

Major refurb underway at pet hospital

A HARTFORD animal hospital is undergoing a major redevelopment to create a new state-of-the-art facility for pets across Cheshire. The transformation of Willows Veterinary Hospital, run by the independently-owned Willows Veterinary Group, will add four new jobs to the existing 40-strong team and will invest in the latest veterinary technology and equipment. Head Vet Bruce […]

Award-winning former Salford student’s new Stand-up @ The Seaside comedy club

Award-winning comic Dave Rothnie has got them rolling in the aisles after setting up a regular comedy night at a venue dedicated to Monty Python star Terry Jones. Dave, who picked up the North West Comedian of the Year award while still a student in Salford, has performed alongside Peter Kay and  Caroline Aherne. A financial […]

Work starts on major rebuild project of Wirral vet surgery

WORK has started to rebuild a Wirral veterinary surgery as part of a major modernisation project to create a state-of-the-art facility for pets across the region. The transformed Acorn Veterinary Centre in Acacia Grove, West Kirby, run by the independently-owned Willows Veterinary Group, will employ 19 people, which will include the creation of two new […]