Archive for the ‘Business’ Category
Fifty-two years after they sold a Cotswold farm, rural land agents Moore Allen & Innocent returned to the same field to auction the farm machinery of the man who bought it.
John Peel purchased the 1,000 acre Dudgrove Farm, near Fairford, at the sale in 1961. And when he decided to contract out his land, he asked Moore Allen & Innocent to conduct the sale of 84 pieces of farm machinery – ranging from ploughs and cultivators to tractors and a combine harvester – from the very same field. Read the rest of this entry »
A popular firm of physiotherapists is celebrating its 10th anniversary by increasing the capacity at its Marlborough practice by 50 percent.
The addition of a third treatment room at James Hatt & Associates means even more patients can have their aches and pains treated by its top class clinicians.
Two thirds of veteran comedy troupe The Goodies swapped their famous three-seat ‘trandem’ for an Austin Healey and drove into Cirencester during a Antiques Road Trip on Friday.
Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor who, along with Bill Oddie, ruled the airwaves during the 1970s with their surreal sketch show were filming for the popular BBC antiques show, which sees rival celebrities paired up with industry experts to buy antiques and turn the greatest profit at auction. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the most important events in the Cotswolds agricultural calendar attracted hundreds of farmers to an abandoned airfield this week.
The 850 lot collective machinery auction at Southrop Airfield, between Lechlade and Fairford, is a chance for farmers to buy and sell implements, tools and requisites – anything from a wheel barrow to a flat bed lorry. Read the rest of this entry »
A Marlborough business coach has helped a niche manufacturing company scoop a major European business award.
Herefordshire-based aerospace specialist Midas-NDT Systems was a finalist in the Manufacturing category of the 2013 ActionCOACH Business Excellence Awards, after business coach Nigel Scott helped the company to put in place strategies to manage soaring sales. Read the rest of this entry »
Two Devizes law firms, which pride themselves on traditional values and high professional standards, are to merge.
Solicitors from Morris Goddard & Ward (MGWLaw) will join forces with Wansbroughs on Friday, May 17. Read the rest of this entry »
A Marlborough filling station could be demolished to make way for a prestige housing development that will “enhance the gateway to the town,” under ambitious plans unveiled by its owner this week.
Alex Dean, who owns Bridge Fuels on London Road, plans to flatten the filling station – one of two serving the town – to create a riverside housing development. Read the rest of this entry »
Bristol-based action sports goods distributor Shiner has scooped a major European business award for customer service.
And the importer of skateboards, roller skates, scooters and BMX bikes is on a roll – having bagged two trophies in as many months.
The company’s success is also good news for Wiltshire business mentor Nigel Scott, of ActionCOACH, who has been helping Shiner to ramp up its operations over the past three years. He’s been presented with the ActionCOACH award for Best Client Results. Read the rest of this entry »