PUBLISHED: 17:04 17 August 2019 Steve Russell How the news was broken, back in the summer of 1989 Picture: STEVEN RUSSELL Archant In 1989 a farmer sought permission to build a new Ipswich Airport on fields near Henley. The day after that news broke, villagers also faced clamours for an Ipswich northern bypass Ipswich Airport, when the sky was the limit Picture: OWEN HINES/ARCHANTIf you lived in a village or hamlet north of Ipswich, you might not remember what topped the UK pop charts 30 years ago but will probably recall a very anxious August. For summer delivered a double-whammy in the most jittery of weeks.Shock number one was news of a bid to build an airport three miles north of Ipswich, on farmland at Akenham. Its backers dreamed of passenger flights to and from Europe, as well as "shuttle" services to some of Britain's biggest airports.Shock number two came the following day. Campaigners scared by the number of new houses earmarked for land on the … [Read more...] about Do you remember this double-whammy for villages near Ipswich?
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By Katherine Feser Published 2:51 pm CDT, Friday, July 19, 2019 Model homes are shown in The Woodlands Hills. Since the community's inception over 100 new home sales have occurred, according to The Howard Hughes Corp. Model homes are shown in The Woodlands Hills. Since the community's inception over 100 new home sales have occurred, according to The Howard Hughes Corp. Photo: The Howard Hughes Corp. Photo: The Howard Hughes Corp. Image 1 of / 10 Caption Close Image 1 of 10 Model homes are shown in The Woodlands Hills. Since the community's inception over 100 new home sales have occurred, according to The Howard Hughes Corp. Model homes are shown in The Woodlands Hills. Since the community's inception over 100 new home sales have occurred, according to The Howard Hughes Corp. … [Read more...] about Howard Hughes Corp. marks milestone in The Woodlands Hills
Kettle on as kitchen firm settles into new home Staff at McEvoy & Rowley are settling into life at their new home after the company opened a showroom in Furze Platt. The kitchen and domestic appliance retailer, founded in 1967, opened a purpose-built facility at 2 St Peters Road last month after more than 50 years of trading in Cordwallis Road. The showroom features the latest freestanding and built-in appliances from leading brands including Bosch, Siemens, Smeg and Rangemaster. It will also allow customers to choose everything they need for their dream kitchen, with McEvoy and Rowley supplying sinks, taps, waste disposals, water softeners and boiling water taps. Director Catherine Rowley said: “The new showroom has already been well received by our customers with its updated new look, extended range of appliances and plenty of off-street parking.” The new facility will supplement the firm’s existing kitchen showroom in Furze Platt Road. Services on offer at the … [Read more...] about Informing Business (July 11)
There are 22 companies in Kent where women earn more than men, according to data analysed by KentOnline.The figure represents less than 9% of the 253 companies across the county who have reported what they pay men and women.It comes as leading business figures in Kent call for more action on addressing the gender pay gap. Scroll down for video Only establishments with more than 250 employees were included.The firms where the mean average hourly wage of women is higher than men are listed below.Swanstaff Recruitment Crossways Business Park, Galleon Boulevard, Dartford Established in 1997, Swan Staff is now one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the UK.Both permanent and temporary recruitment services are offered, including within the healthcare, logistics, pharmaceutical and commercial sectors.With 150 staff across 17 locations and more than 900 clients, women earn a substantial 26.3% more than men.Tonbridge And Malling Leisure Trust Martin Square, Larkfield, Aylesford … [Read more...] about The 22 places in Kent where women are paid more than men
ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS Public relations and government affairs firm MZA+Co, St. Paul, announced that Melissa Lesch will be joining the firm as senior vice president-state & local government affairs. … CNH Architects, Apple Valley, has hired certified interior designer Ashley Klis. AGRICULTURE Zinpro Corp., an Eden Prairie-based livestock nutrition company, announced that Chris Reinhardt has joined the company as technical beef feedlot nutritionist. ARCHITECTURE/ENGINEERING NewStudio Architecture of St. Paul has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz, a platform for home renovation and design. … Engineering consulting firm Terracon Consultants announced it has relocated its White Bear Lake office to the St. Paul Beacon Bluff Business Center, which was recently completed by the Opus Group. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT The Entrepreneur Fund, Duluth, announced the addition of Andrew Finco, client support specialist; Dawn Hagen, credit analyst and Janie Moore, development … [Read more...] about Business People: Sunday, March 3