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Latest From The Blog

All the latest news and views from Cucumber PR and our clients

May 2018

Heavenly ale on tap as Beer Festival set to raise money for crucial church restoration work

May 20th, 2018|

Parishioners in a Shropshire village are turning ‘to drink’ to help raise money for a crucial restoration project.

St Mary Magdalene Church in Albrighton will be hosting its 5th annual Beer Festival this weekend (25th-26th May) in a bid to secure much needed funds to restore the stunning Chancel East Window.

Hundreds of real ale and cider […]

Shield aims to build on record-breaking £80m year with ‘energy saving’ drive

May 20th, 2018|

A leading tier one supplier of castings and machined components has tapped into specialist support to manage its energy costs after seeing sales rocket by £15m.

Shield Group, which operates from six different manufacturing divisions across Coventry, Leicestershire, Northampton and Oldham, has just hit £80m for the first time in its 69-year history after securing new […]

UK’s first ‘whale of pods’ arrives in Milton Keynes

May 20th, 2018|

The UK’s first ever ‘whale of pods’ has arrived in Milton Keynes thanks to the efforts of a Coventry-based autonomous vehicle specialist.

Aurrigo, a division of RDM Group, has delivered 10 ‘Pod Zeros’ for use in the next stage of UK Autodrive that will shortly see self-driving vehicles taking to the pavements and streets of the […]

April 2018

‘Every little helps’ as Nim’s signs major Tesco deal  

April 2nd, 2018|

Nim’s Fruit & Veg Crisps has capped a major year of expansion by sealing its largest ever listing with a UK supermarket.

The company, which produces air dried fruit and vegetable crisps, will now be stocked by Tesco, a deal that comes hot on the heels of agreements with Co-Op and online specialist Ocado.

More than 1,500 […]

New ‘Chiron’ technology signals the next phase of development for Bowmill’s £3.5m machining centre

April 2nd, 2018|

A new £3.5m state-of the-art machining facility in Tewkesbury has taken the next step in its development after installing the latest CNC technology.

The Bowmill Group, which provides precision engineering, grinding and surface processing services to the aerospace sector, has installed a Chiron FZ12 FX Magnum Vario single spindle, 5-axis simultaneous vertical machining centre to help […]

‘Unsung’ local heroes to be recognised at UK Roofing Awards 2018

April 2nd, 2018|

A nationwide search is on for the ‘unsung’ local heroes of the roofing profession after a new award was revealed for this year’s UK Roofing Awards 2018.

The National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC), the host for the awards, has teamed up with headline sponsor SIG Roofing to celebrate all the good things that roofing contractors […]

TotalKare champions vocational learning with another apprentice appointment

April 2nd, 2018|

The UK’s number one provider of heavy-duty vehicle lifting solutions has reinforced its commitment to developing its own staff by taking on another apprentice.

TotalKare, which works with commercial vehicle workshops and bus and coach operators across the UK, has recruited Joe Snipe as its latest employee meaning that 10% of the firm’s current workforce have […]

Upcycling TV star opens Wood Saints in Wolverhampton

April 2nd, 2018|

One of the UK’s best known ‘upcyclers’ is adding his support to a new community wood recycling business in Wolverhampton.

Local entrepreneur and TV star Jay Blades joined the Deputy Mayor of Wolverhampton Phil Page to officially open Wood Saints yesterday and immediately praised the social enterprise’s commitment to providing training, volunteering and employment opportunities for […]

£3m Technical Academy opens to future-proof West Midlands manufacturing

April 2nd, 2018|

The West Midlands has received a major productivity boost today, with the launch of a new £3m Technical Academy that will help bridge the skills gap and get the region ready for the next industrial revolution.

In-Comm Training unveiled the 24,000 sq ft training space in Aldridge recently, which has been a true employer-led collaboration with […]

January 2018

Albrighton & Cosford Community First Responders motor forward with £25k fundraising appeal

January 22nd, 2018|

A group of medically trained volunteers that save lives in Shropshire have kick-started a major fundraising drive to purchase a new response vehicle.

The Albrighton & Cosford Community First Responders, which have been operating since 2004, are looking to local individuals, community groups and businesses to back an appeal that could help them deliver more lifesaving […]