First anniversary for Phoenix Futures Scotland’s Harper House Specialist Family Service featured as Ayrshire service of the month

Kiana GreenanGeneral News

Phoenix Futures Scotland is celebrating the first anniversary of its specialist family centre, designed to provide dedicated support for families affected by a parent or carer’s mental health, drug and alcohol problems. Harper House has also just been featured as Ayrshire Community Trust’s service of the month. Formally opened on the 21st of November 2022, in a partnership with the …

Hundreds attend London International Cruise Terminal Community Festive Fair

Hundreds attend London International Cruise Terminal Community Festive Fair

Declan BarbourForth Ports, Port of Tilbury

As Christmas fast approaches, the London International Cruise Terminal in Tilbury held its Christmas Fair for the community at the weekend (19 November). The event, which is in its third year, has grown from strength to strength showcasing the talents of over 50 stall holders, each contributing to the festive atmosphere with an array of beautifully handcrafted items. The Christmas …

Macfarlane Packaging launches its most sustainable stock box range ever

Macfarlane Packaging launches its most sustainable stock box range ever

Declan BarbourMacfarlane Group, Macfarlane Packaging

Macfarlane Packaging has relaunched its standard single and double wall “stock box” range in its most sustainable offering yet. With 55% of consumers in its own 2023 Unboxing Survey* now demanding that retailers focus on using recycled packaging materials that can be reused or recycled, the move is designed to help Macfarlane’s customers to meet that consumer demand. Details are …

Caledonia Housing Association Celebrates being named as one of Scotland's best companies to work for

Caledonia Housing Association Celebrates being named as one of Scotland’s best companies to work for

Declan BarbourCaledonia Housing Association

Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) has been recognised by Best Companies in not just one but two significant employee engagement categories. CHA, one of Scotland’s largest Registered Social Landlords, with 200 staff across the country, was named in 16th place in the top 25 UK housing associations to work for and were recognised as the best placed Scottish based landlord in …

Kelso Pharma initiates European expansion with acquisition of Italian specialty pharma company, Velit Biopharma

Kiana GreenanKelso Pharma

Kelso Pharma (Kelso), the growing UK-based specialty pharma business, has taken its first step in its European expansion strategy by agreeing to acquire Italian specialty pharma company, Velit Biopharma (Velit). With more than 100 partnership agreements in place with pharma companies in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Velit has a portfolio of more than 50 pharma products and a …

Dame Susan Rice appointed Chair of Forth Green Freeport to lead the delivery of Scotland’s green growth ambition

Dame Susan Rice appointed Chair of Forth Green Freeport to lead the delivery of Scotland’s green growth ambition

Declan BarbourForth Green Freeport

Dame Susan Rice DBE has been appointed as the inaugural independent Chair of Forth Green Freeport to oversee the delivery and governance of the consortium’s ambitious vision to deliver a green growth strategy for Scotland’s industrial corridor. Dame Susan is a highly respected chartered banker who has had a distinguished career in finance as the former Chair and CEO of …

Caledonia Housing Association welcomes Scotland's Housing Minister to Perthshire 

Caledonia Housing Association welcomes Scotland’s Housing Minister to Perthshire 

Declan BarbourCaledonia Housing Association

Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) welcomed Housing Minister Paul McLennan MSP to Perthshire this week to showcase its £6.1m development of over 40 homes, now fully occupied, in Guildtown, Perthshire, which benefitted from £2.7m Scottish Government funding. The Minister met with Tim Goddard, the newly appointed Chair of CHA, Andrew Kilpatrick, Director of Assets, along with members of the development team …