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Election success for Halton’s Derek Twigg and Weaver Vale’s Mike Amesbury

Congratulations to Derek Twigg from all at SOG and The Heath. Labour have held the seat of Halton with Derek Twigg taking 72.9% of the vote which is a 10.1% increase from 2015. Conservatives came in second with UKIP third, Lib Dems fourth and Vic Turton (Independent) fifth. The Labour party also gained its target […]

Success for Heath-based firms at Halton Business Awards 2017

Companies located at The Heath Business and Technical Park have been recognised for excellent performance in the Halton Business Awards 2017, organised by Halton Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise. Two businesses won awards outright while three more finalists included The Heath’s own Conference Centre Team of Tracy Whitlow, Joanne Burns and Claire Henry (pictured left) […]

Prize Guys Scoop Marketing Excellence Award

A fast-growing digital marketing agency is celebrating after winning a business award. Aqueous Digital, based in Runcorn, won the marketing excellence prize at the Halton Business Awards. Founder and managing director Jonathan Guy and his wife Emma, the firm’s director of sales operations, collected the accolade. More than 300 people attended the 10th annual awards dinner, held at the […]

The Money Carer Foundation introduces The Carers Shopping Card Service

Heath Resident The Money Carer Foundation has launched The Money Carer Shopping Card that provides a convenient, safe and secure way for carers to access smaller amounts of money that they will need to undertake food shopping and other everyday items for the vulnerable person they are caring for. Protecting Carers Is As Important As Protecting The […]

Science firm at The Heath Business and Technical Park awarded grant to fund cutting-edge research that will revolutionise hip-joint operations

SpheriTech, a leading life science company based at The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn, has been awarded a £174k grant towards pioneering work to develop technology that will revolutionise the way physicians repair joints, with a particular focus on repair of hip lesions. SpheriTech are responsible for the laboratory-based polymer development for the […]

Sir Ken is ‘highly tickled’ by Knighthood as he celebrates honour with his family

SOG’s Managing Director John Lewis and his wife Linda were at Buckingham Palace last week to see John’s uncle, the legendary comedian Ken Dodd, receive his Knighthood from the Duke of Cambridge. The 89-year-old comic, who has been entertaining audiences for more than 60 years, had his most important audience of all with HRH Prince […]

SOG attends Merseyflow launch on Tuesday 28th February

Merseyflow, the information campaign created to let local residents, commuters and businesses know how the tolling system for the Mersey Gateway Project, was launched on Tuesday 28th February and SOG were invited to attend. The event included the unveiling of the Merseyflow brand and a new website – www.merseyflow.co.uk – and a series of animations that […]

Heath Resident SpheriTech is to develop ground breaking innovations in healthcare for 2017-18

SpheriTech is to develop ground breaking innovations in healthcare, expanding its medical device portfolio, supported by grants already approved for 2017-18. SpheriTech is a Research and Development based company working in a range of markets including the healthcare industry, personal care & homecare through to agrochemicals. The company is currently working on a wound dressing, […]

SOG’s John Lewis is tickled for Sir Ken Dodd’s appointment with The Queen

SOG’s Managing Director John Lewis and his wife Linda will be tickled pink when they go to Buckingham Palace to see John’s uncle, the legendary comedian Ken Dodd, receive his Knighthood. The 89-year-old comic, who has been entertaining audiences for more than 60 years, has his most important audience of all with Her Majesty The […]

Older But Wiser group bowls them over at The Heath

The Older But Wiser group is launching weekly indoor bowls sessions at The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn. The organisation, formed by business advisor Alan McKie in 2012 to encourage more activity among older people, has been staging regular tea dances at The Heath with the support of the business park’s owner John […]