Taking on the online giants at their own game

Builders’ merchant Inter-Line is showing how to beat the online giants with a best-in-class digital operation that has just won the prestigious website of the year title.

Online giants such as Amazon and Screwfix have been eyeing up the builders’ merchant sector and are taking business...

Mike Page

Mike Page


Devon NHS worker wins Christmas Community Award

Authored by News Desk

Cult cleaning product maker SPh2ONGE is delighted to crown the first-ever winner of its Community Award: Summer Taylor, a young NHS healthcare assistant from Plymouth.

The SPh2ONGE Community Award was launched in Autumn 2019 to highlight remarkable individuals who demonstrate selflessness, generosity and kindness in their lives and make others’ lives better.

Summer, 20,...

Salcombe Brewery Co's Island Street Porter named Champion Beer

Authored by kath@raw

Salcombe Brewery Co gained a new accolade for its award-winning Island Street Porter last week when it was named Champion Beer by Taste of The West, at their award ceremony in Exeter. Island Street Porter (ABV 5.9%), is a rich velvety porter that was launched earlier this year and has gone on to win a multitude of awards in its short history.

Brewer Sam Beaman comments: “ We created...

Devon-based GripHero takes silver in prestigious national health & safety awards

Authored by Lily Geary

GripHero Ltd, the developer of the world’s first fuel nozzle-mounted hand-protection dispenser, has won silver at the prestigious Tomorrow’s Health & Safety Awards 2019, which honour services and products that have had the biggest impact on the health and safety industry over the past year.

Winning second place is seen as an outstanding achievement for the Devon-based business,...

Plymouth Company K F Kitchens nominated for national kitchen award

Authored by NewsPlymouth

Local kitchen manufacturer and showroom K F Kitchens has been nominated for a prestigious national trade award. The Plymouth- based company is up for the highly coveted ‘Studio Partner of the Year’ prize at this year’s Häfele Studio Partner Awards, which it won last year.

The Häfele Studio Partner Awards celebrate the successes and achievements of Häfele’s Studio Partners- an elite...

PSP companies shortlisted or prestigious business awards

Authored by Duncan Little

Top business accolades potentially await four prestigious Plymouth Science Park based companies which have been shortlisted for the annual Plymouth Business Awards, being held at the Plymouth Pavilions on Friday, 17 May.

Scores of companies were nominated for the accolades which are eagerly awaited by the corporate world as they cover more than 15 categories.

Moortec and Sponge...

Plympton Academy student wins award for being a good citizen

Authored by ClareG

A Plympton Academy student is the first young person to win a new award created by the Plympton Stannator. To mark the centenary of the end of World War I, the Plympton Stannator, Natalie Harrison, decided to create an annual award, The Citizenship award, to recognise students who support others and are active citizens.

The Stannator then asked staff at Plympton Academy to nominate...

Warrens Bakery crowned ‘Company of the Year’ at Devon & Cornwall Venus Awards

Authored by Danielle Camp

Warrens Bakery is delighted to have been recognised as ‘Company of the Year’ in the 2018 Devon & Cornwall Venus Awards.

The most inspirational women and businesses across the Southwest came together, with more than 250 guests attending the awards ceremony that took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Plymouth, on Friday 27th April.

The World’s oldest Cornish pasty maker and...

Babcock Devonport employees win APM Challenge Competition 17/18

Authored by BeckyMorris

A team of Babcock employees from Devonport has been crowned winners of the Association for Project Management (APM) Project Management Challenge 2017/18.

Tom Roden, Adam John, Alistair Ham, Harriet Prior, Ryan Hart and Luke Friend were announced the South Wales and West of England (SWWE) winners at the final in Bristol and saw off tough competition from companies across the region....

IU Energy ‘does the double’ which includes Regional Energy Consultancy of the Year

Authored by Martyn King

IU Energy had a double triumph at the South West Energy Efficiency Awards ceremony held at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Bristol.

In what was one of the most competitive categories in years, the team who are based at Drake Mill Business Park in Plymouth stole the show with what’s generally regarded as the top prize of the evening, Regional Energy Consultancy of the Year.


SW creatives host new interior design show at Plymouth's Royal William Yard

Authored by shelleyhartley

A team of second-year BA (Hons) Interior Decoration, Design & Styling students from Plymouth College of Art recently welcomed interior design traders and guests from associated industries to the first dedicated interior design trade show at Ocean studios, in Royal William Yard, Plymouth.

The event, which was planned and delivered entirely by students of the college, featured...