Hunter Heywood Ltd, Newcastle-under-Lyme’s newest recruitment agency, has joined Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce. “It’s been a bit of a whirlwind for us since launching just over three weeks ago, but joining the Chambers of Commerce was a priority for us from day one,” said Ashley Heywood, Co-founder and Marketing & Tech Director. “In addition to

JCB has announced an exciting partnership with a new British motor racing team as the company continues to expand its presence in global markets. The partnership with SportPesa Racing Point F1 team (formerly Force India) will see prominent JCB branding on the two cars driven by Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez from the first Formula

Save Money and Monkey Around

Our favourite furry friends are back as Staffordshire’s Trentham Monkey Forest reopens its doors for another season. The locally loved attraction reopens on the 16th February, just in time to entertain your little ones over half term. As well as seeing the monkeys for the first time this year you can also save money with


Mental health campaigners say an e-book in which they share their stories could be ‘life-saving.’ In the free e-book, customers of not-for-profit Brighter Futures, based in Hanley, discuss their first-hand experiences of mental health conditions and offer inspiring advice. In Staffordshire, more than 82,000 people aged 18-64 are predicted to have a mental health problem


A spectacular aerial photograph of Festival Park has been donated to Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce by professional Drone Pilot, Nigel Woodcock. Nigel, of The Sky Cam North Staffordshire, teamed up with print, design and signage specialists Graphix to cover a large expanse of wall at Commerce House with the 3,975mm x 2,300mm image. Nigel said:

Former RAF Regiment Gunner, Gary Peake, received the Mental Health Star individual award at the Thrive Mental Health Commission Awards, organised by West Midlands Combined Authority. Gary works for  Acacia Training where he trains staff to become ‘mental health first aiders’ – supporting colleagues and customers with issues affecting their mental health or wellbeing. He

On 10th July 2019, Staffordshire County Council will be hosting the fifth Annual Dignity Awards at Newcastle-under-Lyme College. This is a wonderful opportunity to recognise and reward those who provide care and support with dignity at the heart of everything that they do, and whose actions make a difference and serve as an example to


Employees at Michelin in Stoke-on-Trent are joining forces to raise funds for their selected 2019 charity partner, the Dougie Mac. Michelin staff carry out extensive fundraising activities each year and comfortably exceeded the £10,000 target for their 2018 charity partner, the Donna Louise, also based in Stoke-on-Trent. Now colleagues are gearing up to help the

Adrian Lowe joins Keele University Events and Conferencing in the new position of General Manager, leading the team at Keele Hall, as part of the senior team within Events and Conferencing. Keele University Events and Conferencing manage University events as well as the commercial business throughout the year at Keele Hall and in vacation time