Former gymnast Adele set to bring a championship standard gymnastics facility to Stafford

19
May

[caption id="attachment_2398" align="alignleft" width="300"] Back2Back: Adele Booth and Kellie Thorne[/caption] A former junior international gymnast is to open a championship standard training school in her home town of Stafford. Adele Booth is to launch the Back2Back Gymnastics Club, with the aim of developing talented young able bodied and disabled gymnasts. Contract negotiations to acquire a large industrial building in the town and convert it into a high-specification gymnastics centre, are well underway. Adele will be working alongside fellow former international Kellie Thorne around 20 years after the friends trained with the Great Britain team.  Adele and ...

Building excellence sees Croft Architecture shortlisted for contrasting design projects

19
May

[caption id="attachment_2395" align="alignright" width="300"] QPS office[/caption] Staffordshire based Croft Architecture are celebrating a double success in the West Midlands Building Excellence Awards. Contrasting design projects, in the town and countryside, have been recognised by judges in the annual awards programme led by the West Midlands regional Local Authority Building Control teams. The awards celebrate excellence and assess how participants worked to meet building control standards against exacting standards in areas including compliance, innovation and problem solving. Croft Architecture has been shortlisted in the Best Change of Use of an Existing Building or Conversion and Best Small ...

Darren goes back to his old university to help plot a bright future for SyTech IT

19
May

Staffordshire tech- entrepreneur Darren Kirby has gone back to his old university to take part in an innovative project designed to help businesses and students. The Entrepreneurs in Residence programme at Lancaster University’s Management School allows companies to challenge business students to devise new growth strategies for their businesses while giving students the benefits of their own experiences. “The programme offers major opportunities for both the student and the entrepreneur,” said Darren. “Working with an entrepreneur allows students to gain real life business skills and, in turn, the entrepreneur can benefit hugely from ...