Consumers to lift the lid on unboxing experiences in 7th annual Macfarlane Packaging survey

Mark McIntyre Macfarlane Packaging

Macfarlane Packaging, the UK’s leading distributor of protective packaging, is today (4 July 2022) asking consumers to lift the lid on their packaging experiences as it launches its 7th annual unboxing* survey. The annual survey provides valuable insights into consumer opinion of e-commerce packaging and the impact it has on their online shopping experience. This information is important to retailers …

Riverside Station at Tilbury

Tilbury’s Historic Riverside Railway Station to be Transformed for the Community as Heritage Fund secured

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Tilbury on the Thames Trust in Partnership with Forth Ports has today (30 June) secured major funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to deliver its ambitious plans to fully refurbish Tilbury’s Grade II listed historic Riverside Railway Station. The £340,050 development grant was awarded to the Trust to develop its ‘Back on Track’ proposal which will reinvigorate the important, well-known …

Port of Tilbury welcomes hundreds to its community Open Day celebrations

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

The Port of Tilbury’s community Open Day, held on Saturday 25 June was a big success with hundreds of people coming along to the London Cruise Terminal for a day of celebration. The programme of events which were free for all the family, proved very popular throughout the day including the vintage bus tours of the port which were fully …

The Port of Tilbury’s Asset and Site Director, Paul Dale, and Commercial Director and Transport Minister Robert Courts MP, on a tour of the Port of Tilbury

Transport Minister visits Port of Tilbury to see scale of investment & Thames Freeport opportunities

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

The Port of Tilbury welcomed the Transport Minister, Robert Courts MP to the port today (27 June) for a briefing and tour of the UK’s fastest growing port which has, through a multimillion-pound investment programme and by achieving freeport status, created an unrivalled operation for the rapidly growing logistics sector. The Minister was given an in-dock boat tour accompanied by …

The Port of Tilbury marks National Windrush Day 2022

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

On National Windrush Day, the Tilbury on the Thames Trust in partnership with Forth Ports and the Port of Tilbury held a celebration in the London Cruise Terminal to mark the official day where 74 years ago on the 22 June, the port played a significant role for the Windrush generation as their arrival point into the UK from their …

Fishers re-opens Perth laundry

Mark McIntyre Fishers

Fishers, Scotland’s largest commercial laundry and textile rental company, is re-opening its Perth laundry which was closed in May 2020 as a result of the impact on the hospitality sector of the first Covid 19 lockdown. With the re-opening of the hospitality sector and high demand being experienced by hotels, guesthouses and restaurants across Scotland, Fishers anticipates washing, drying and …

Bullet Express

Bullet Express growth story continues with new logistics centre at Westway Park

Mark McIntyre Bullet Express

Bullet Express, one of the UK’s fastest-growing logistics, distribution and storage businesses, has opened a new 67,000 sq ft logistics centre at Westway Park, Renfrew, Scotland’s largest fully enclosed industrial distribution and office park. The new logistics centre will see Bullet Express increase its storage and distribution capacity by 14%, creating job opportunities for warehouse and inventory personnel within the …

NnG offshore wind farm under construction off the coast of Fife

NnG takes huge step forward with first substation in place offshore

Mark McIntyre General News

Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, under construction 15km off the coast of Fife, has achieved a major milestone as the first of its two offshore electricity substations was installed at the site of the project. This milestone means NnG can be fully connected to the National Grid ahead of the project’s 54 wind turbines being installed in 2023. …

HALO Kilmarnock and Israel share net zero vision

Mark McIntyre HALO Kilmarnock

The HALO Urban Regeneration Company continues to forge strong relationships with Israel following an international hybrid event held today (1st June) in Kilmarnock. Marking the start of the HALO’s summer programme the hybrid event, ‘Energy Transition to Net Zero – UK & Israel Perspectives’ saw representatives of Israel visit the HALO Enterprise and Innovation Centre to explore a future collaboration …

HALO lights up to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Mark McIntyre HALO Kilmarnock

To mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Lord Malcolm Offord, the UK Government’s Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland, has switched on the HALO Kilmarnock’s light in purple – a nod to the official colours of this week’s celebrations. This year, Her Majesty the Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. …

Harbour 31 aerial - red fill and outline

Forth Ports unveils plans for a new waterfront development in Leith

Mark McIntyre Forth Ports

Forth Ports has submitted a Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) to The City of Edinburgh Council for Harbour 31, an exciting mixed-use development on a 10-acre waterfront site at Leith. The development has the aspiration to create a vibrant new neighbourhood for Leith. The plans for the waterside location include: 700 – 800 residential apartments, a hotel, local retail, flexible …

Smart Alert Earplug usage at construction site

Reactec and Minuendo form unique collaboration using Smart Alert ear plugs to tackle preventable noise exposure

Mark McIntyre Reactec

Reactec and Minuendo form unique collaboration using Smart Alert ear plugs to tackle preventable exposure to excessive noise in the workplace Over 2 million workers are exposed to damaging noise levels* Workplace health risk prevention expert Reactec has teamed up with hearing protection tech specialists Minuendo to help companies actively prevent hearing damage in their workforce. Norway-based Minuendo has developed a …