An accountancy firm launched just three years ago is celebrating continued growth after more than quadrupling its team, and its turnover. Sempar, based in Newcastle under Lyme, has increased its turnover on average £180,000 year-on-year between 2016 and 2019, with the business appointing nine members of staff to support its growing client base. Set up

This summer the New Vic Theatre stages the world-first in-the-round production of classic comedy-drama Brassed Off, the powerful story about community spirit in a Yorkshire mining town. Director Conrad Nelson, whose Much Ado About Nothing – a co-production between New Vic and Northern Broadsides – is currently on tour across the country, returns to the

Totally Delicious has invested £40,000 in a bid to improve customer experience and makeover it’s food stores at a popular tourist destination. The investment at it’s Trentham Gardens venues will bring a range of benefits for customers. As well as a fresh new look, the company says visitors will also enjoy an improved service. The

Online registration for The Donna Louise’s 5k and 10k races closes this weekend (Sunday 12th May). Runners wanting to sign up for either distance, which will be held at Trentham Gardens on Sunday 19th May, can register online at www.thedonnalouise.org/run to ensure their place or call The Donna Louise on 01782 654444. Runners of all

With HM The Queen’s approval, Mr James Thomas Leavesley DL has been appointed as the new Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire. Mr Leavesley will support Mr Ian Dudson the Lord-Lieutenant in his duties. He will also stand-in for him when he is absent or otherwise unable to act. Mr Leavesley was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant in

In celebration of Staffordshire Day on 1st May, Freeths LLP were pleased to host a breakfast morning at Poveys Oatcakes who have been producing traditional Staffordshire Oatcakes for over 25 years, using a special secret family recipe. Staffordshire Day was the perfect opportunity to celebrate everything Staffordshire and what better way than to celebrate than

Trentham-based Acacia Training has funded the installation of an Auto External Defibrillator (AED) at a support centre for armed forces veterans in Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre. The life-saving equipment means that people visiting the Tri Services and Veteran Support Centre in Hassell Street, will have quicker access to urgent defib treatment in the event of a

James Eyre-Walker, Managing Director at Howsons, is proud to have been elected as an Associate of the Academy of Experts. Expert witnesses are used extensively by solicitors in court cases requiring expert evidence to assist the courts in understanding and resolving technical issues. Even when acting as a partly appointed witness, the expert’s primary responsibility

Vehicle management and supply specialists Adept Vehicle Management is forecasting potential “game-changing” business growth after winning acceptance onto the Crown Commercial Services framework for supply of Fleet Management Services. The successful tender gives the North Staffordshire company access to around 2,500 public sector car and commercial fleets in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland with