Month: August 2018

Self-storage giant completes major expansion at its Chester area site

A fast-growing self-storage company has carried out a major expansion at its Chester area hub at Saltney. Lock Stock Self-Storage is the UK’s biggest containerised storage company and they have increased the number of containers on their site at River Lane by almost 30 per cent to 360. The £150,000 redevelopment has involved the acquisition […]

Peninsula’s grand design to create 50 new jobs

A fast-growing home improvements company is aiming to create 50 new jobs thanks to the success of TV programmes like Grand Designs. Ambitious Peninsula Home Improvements, based in Gaerwen, on Anglesey, have already taken on two staff in Cheshire where they are planning to open a second showroom as part of their expansion. The company […]

Former soldier marks a decade of volunteering with Shopmobility

A FORMER soldier whose ill health left him unable to work and battling depression has told how he turned his life around by volunteering, and is now celebrating ten years with a Shopmobility charity. Phil Simmons, who is chairman of Trafford Shopmobility and is based at Stretford Mall in Manchester, says being involved with the […]

Work starts of exciting £2m redevelopment of Stretford Mall

WORK has started on an exciting £2m redevelopment of Stretford Mall, to create a more vibrant shopping environment and attract more retailers to the area. An image from inside the site shows demolition works underway to remove a section of the Mall and create a modern new entrance facing Chester Road. Stretford Mall’s managers say […]

Hays Travel is moving to Bootle creating six jobs

A NEW branch of the UK’s fastest-growing independent travel agency is set to open in Bootle creating six new jobs. Bosses at Hays Travel North West have confirmed they have signed a lease for a new store in Strand Shopping Centre in the heart of the Merseyside town. Work is about to start on a […]

Alsager vet surgery to host dog show to help dogs like ‘shutdown’ Lester

AN ALSAGER vet surgery is hosting a dog show to raise money for a charity which has spent four years helping a lurcher recover from abuse which caused him to ‘shutdown’. Lester the lurcher arrived at canine rehabilitation charity Greyhound Gap back in 2014 as a distressed and anxious stray, but thanks to their love […]

Britain’s Got Talent ballroom stars to launch summer season of dance classes at Stretford Mall

Two young ballroom stars who wowed Britain’s Got Talent audiences with their dazzling routines are to help launch a summer season of dance classes at Stretford Mall. Latin ballroom duo Lexie Joinson and Christopher Buttle, both aged eleven, are the faces of Stretford Mall’s ‘Little Stars’ dance programme being run by local studio Topaz Dance. […]