Audiologist Alison goes back to her business roots as Ridgways Hearing Care takes on a second building to ensure customer care and protect jobs in the wake of the coronavirus crisis

A hearing centre is taking on a second premises as it overcomes the challenges of coronavirus social-distancing and protects jobs. Ridgways Hearing Care has solved the search for new space and are set to open a second base at Station Buildings, Station Road, Endon, on 1 July. For business owner and audiologist Alison Ridgway, an Endon resident, it will be …

Cheshire-company Qualkem Brands delivers groundbreaking Electrosan sanitiser free of charge to care homes and a hospice to support the fight against Covid-19

A Crewe-based company which has worked flat out during the Covid-19 pandemic supplying its revolutionary non-alcohol based santiser spray has delivered around £18,500 worth of stock to care homes and hospices in Cheshire and Staffordshire. Electrosan, from Qualkem Brands, is scientifically stabilised electrically modified water and is proven to kill 99.9999% of germs, including Covid-19 and similar enveloped viruses, most …

Ability to adapt adds up to 10 years of growth for training provider Stepping Stones

With pic: Stepping Stones Directors, (l to r) Annetta Talbot, Andy Talbot, Beccy Miller. An ability to adapt has been the hallmark for Stepping Stones Education and Training which celebrates 10 years in business this spring. The Lymedale Business Park based company has worked in almost all business sectors, from prisons to large corporate companies, and helped hundreds of young …

Carly’s Help, I’m Now Home Schooling! group proves a major Facebook hit and she’s helping keep key workers supplied with face masks too

A North Staffordshire parent has attracted thousands of Facebook followers having set up a group to support parents who are home schooling their children due to the coronavirus shutdown. More than 5,500 people are following Help, I’m Now Home Schooling! run by Carly Twigg of Newcastle-under-Lyme. The Facebook platform gives daily updates including helpful tips, cooking demonstrations and instructional webinars …