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The Heath’s Darren Scott retains European Masters title in epic 200m final (8/9/2017) - Press Release The Heath’s record-breaking sprinter Darren Scott retains his European Masters title in epic 200 metre final Runcorn: August 8, 2017: Veteran sprinter Darren Scott won the toughest race of his life when he successfully defended his M45 200 metre title at the European Masters Athletics Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. Darren, 48, who is […]
Londoneast-uk business wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prize (6/27/2017) - Londoneast-uk business wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prize Dagenham: June 22, 2017: Sensor Coating Systems (SCS), a technology company based at SOG’s sister site Londoneast-uk Business and Technical Park, in Dagenham, east London, has won a prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry award. SCS which specialises in thermal paints and coatings won second prize in […]
Election success for Halton’s Derek Twigg and Weaver Vale’s Mike Amesbury (6/9/2017) - 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 (5/18/2017) - 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 (5/17/2017) - 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 (3/20/2017) - 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 (3/9/2017) - 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 (3/9/2017) - 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 (3/2/2017) - 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 (3/2/2017) - 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 (2/27/2017) - 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 (2/24/2017) - 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 […]
The Heath’s Paul Le Pinnet receives MBE from Prince of Wales (2/9/2017) - Paul Le Pinnet, The Heath Business and Technical Park’s former Chief Scientific Glassblower, received his MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) medal from The Prince of Wales at an Investiture Ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday. Paul’s honour had been announced among The Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition of his services to […]
The Heath shop plan receives outline approval (12/7/2016) - Halton Borough Council Planning Committee has granted outline planning permission for a small retail unit at The Heath Business and Technical Park. The proposal, which was considered at a planning meeting on Tuesday, December 6, is for a small convenience store intended primarily to complement the services and facilities provided on the site by SOG […]
Mayoral candidates say Liverpool and Manchester can become ‘the engine room of the Northern Powerhouse’ if the cities forget rivalry and work together (11/24/2016) - By working together the Liverpool and Manchester regions can become the “engine room at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse”, a conference on the devolution of power to big city regions heard at Runcorn’s Heath Business and Technical Park. The event, on Thursday, November 24, featured Labour MPs Steve Rotheram and Andy Burnham who are […]
Cal Sameday announced as main sponsors for Super League club Leigh Centurions (11/23/2016) - Nationwide same day courier service and Heath Resident Cal Sameday are the main sponsors for Super League club Leigh Centurions. The deal was announced on November 5th, and will mean that the Cheshire-based courier will be the main shirt sponsor of the club’s new home kit. Mark Johnson, Managing Director of Cal Sameday said: “As a […]
Halton residents invited to Christmas celebrations at The Heath Business and Technical Park (11/20/2016) - The Heath in Runcorn is getting into the festive spirit by staging a Christmas Market at the business and technical park on Thursday, December 8, which local residents are invited to attend along with the numerous businesses located on the Park. Visitors to The Heath’s Christmas Market will be able to purchase produce and gifts […]
Exciting Space Opportunity at The Heath Leisure Suite (11/18/2016) - A private consulting/treatment room is now available to hire in The Heath Leisure Suite gym and is ideal for health and fitness organisations, holistic therapists or any other businesses that would benefit from being based within a thriving local gym in a business park environment. Situated in the heart of The Heath Business and Technical […]
Limited places still available for ‘An Audience with Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram at The Heath’ (11/16/2016) - On Thursday morning, November 24th Andy Burnham (Greater Manchester) and Steve Rotheram (Liverpool City Region) will appear together at The Heath Business and Technical Park to outline their vision for the North West with keynote speeches to an invited audience of business leaders from across the region. The event is free to attend and limited […]
Marvellous londoneast-uk has key role in Dr Strange movie (10/31/2016) - Heath sister site londoneast-uk business and technical park features on the big screen once again after the location was used to film scenes for Marvel Comic’s movie of super-hero Dr Strange played by Benedict Cumberbatch. The Dr Strange production unit was based at londoneast-uk in Dagenham, east London, for four weeks in November last year […]
Mark Bass appointed Site Leader at Heath sister site londoneast-uk (10/28/2016) - londoneast-uk business and technical park has appointed Mark Bass as Site Leader. Mark takes up his new position in November which sees him returning to Dagenham, east London, where under his former role with Sanofi he spearheaded the regeneration process of the former pharmaceutical manufacturing plant which led to the creation of londoneast-uk. Mark (pictured […]
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan opens cutting edge scientific research & development facility at Heath sister site londoneast-uk (10/6/2016) - Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, has officially opened a high-tech scientific research & development building at londoneast-uk business and technical park. The Cube, a post-incubator science facility for small and growing companies, provides science-related businesses with access to specialist laboratories at the Park in Dagenham, East London.  It has been created by refurbishing facilities on […]
North West Consulting’s Andrew Langley to tackle impressive Memory Drive for the Alzheimer’s Society (9/20/2016) - Andrew Langley, Director of Heath resident company North West Consulting, is taking part in a memory drive in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society on 21st October where he will be driving from Warrington to Marktbreit in Germany without the aid of satellite navigation or maps. He will memorise the route and use the power of memory to […]
Heath Leisure Suite’s Dave Clamp has Double Deca Ultra Triathlon Success! (9/14/2016) - The Heath Leisure Suite’s Dave Clamp has recently won a Double Deca Ultra Triathlon Event In Buchs, Switzerland which involves completing 20 Iron Man events in 20 days! The Double Deca Ultra Triathlon is a race over a total distance of 4520 kilometres. The athletes have to complete one Ironman distance each day (3.8km swim, 180km […]
The Heath Business and Technical Park – Community Information (Issue 2 – 05th September 2016) (9/7/2016) - These editions of Heath Community News form part of an ongoing public consultation process as well as promoting some of the exciting business and community news The Heath has to share. Further information on SOG Group’s planning applications can be found below and members of the public can also submit their views on the proposals via our […]
Spheritech develop a range of biodegradable micro particles for incorporation into personal care, cosmetics and home care products (9/6/2016) - Often highlighted in the context of marine litter debate, the use of solid plastic micro particles in cosmetic and personal care products is considered to be contributing to the plastic soups in our oceans.  Many individual member companies of Cosmetics Europe have publicly stated that they will discontinue those uses in cosmetics that are most […]
New businesses move to The Heath Business and Technical Park (9/6/2016) - The summer has seen a number of new companies moving on to the award-winning Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn. The Heath, which offers space and support services to businesses of all sizes from start-ups to medium and large established companies, has signed agreements with firms including: Icare Group, the domiciliary care providers Torvik […]
The Heath Leisure Suite tackles Rough Runner this October (8/19/2016) - This October The Heath Leisure Suite is entering a team to take part in a Rough Runner event in Altrincham and invites you to take part! “Inspired by TV game shows like Wipeout, Gladiators, Takeshi’s Castle and Ninja Warrior, these challenges will bring all the nostalgia from watching these shows to life, and finally give […]
Decathlon Success for The Heath Leisure Suite’s Darren Scott! (8/2/2016) - The Heath Leisure Suite’s Darren Scott is known globally as a 200m World Masters Sprint Champion, but everyone was amazed when he turned up to compete in the Masters Decathlon Championships in Birmingham over the weekend. It was Darren’s first ever decathlon event at the age of 47, and he was in the lead going into […]
Heath resident Nanoco enters into Merck licence agreement (8/1/2016) - Heath resident Nanoco, which develops cadmium-free quantum dots used in LCD televisions and lighting at its production plant in Runcorn, has signed a deal with German pharmaceutical company Merck. The worldwide non-exclusive material supply and licensing agreement means that Merck will immediately start marketing Nanoco’s cadmium-free quantum dots made in Runcorn. The licence also allows Merck […]