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2013-12-10 23:03:38

World of Mortgages is a FCA regulated firm based in Leicestershire who provide advice and recommendation on all types of regulated and unregulated property related finance throughout the UK. Leicestershire (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Leicestershire based firm World of Mortgages has recently launched a new type of loan to its portfolio, as well as announcing their own investment into their staff members. The company has steadily increased its product offering over time, and now has schemes...

2013-12-02 08:32:12

WALTHAM ON THE WOLDS, England, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New research suggests the presence of pet dogs may help to control hypertension in older adults. The presence of a pet dog can significantly lower the blood pressure of its owner as they go about their day-to-day activities, new research by the University of Maryland has shown. The study, which was supported by funding from the WALTHAM(R) Centre for Pet...

British Judge Opens Judicial Review On Richard III Reburial Location
2013-08-17 06:49:00

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A British high court has allowed a judicial review of a decision to rebury the remains of King Richard III at either of two distinct locations. The University of Leicester, which has backed the unearthing and analysis of the remains of Richard III, has claimed them as its own and is planning to rebury the remains in Leicester Cathedral later this year with the support of the government. The British public, however, want their say...

King Richard III To Be Honored With Burial In Raised Tomb
2013-07-29 09:46:29

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The remains of King Richard III, which were unearthed in a car park in Leicester, UK last September, and found to be hastily buried in an unmarked grave with neither shroud nor coffin, will be reburied with honor beneath a raised tomb within a specially-created area in the Leicester Cathedral. The Cathedral is planning to spend about $1.5 million US on the re-interment, which will include alterations to the building, preparations...

Archaeologists To Open Stone Coffin Found With Richard III
2013-07-23 17:03:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UK archeologists said they plan to lift the lid on a stone coffin this week that was found at the same Grey Friars archeological site as the recently discovered remains of King Richard III. Experts said they expect the coffin to contain either a medieval knight or one of two eminent Franciscans who lived at the nearby friary. The unusual coffin was discovered in September, but the archeological team said they weren't able to get to...

2011-10-26 08:00:00

LUTTERWORTH, England, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To further demonstrate its commitment to meeting the complex and unique requirements of the global aerospace industry, Simrit - the industrial sealing products division of Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies and a supplier of customized material and technology solutions for the aerospace industry - today announced that its Lutterworth, Leicestershire, U.K. facility has been certified with the expanded AS9120 quality management system...

2011-10-13 03:00:00

BARDON, England, October 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Group, one of the UK's leading privately owned carton printers, played host to the International Packaging Group's annual meeting, October 3rd to 5th, at its Benson Box, Bardon, Leicestershire headquarters, and Stapleford Park Hotel, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. The International Packaging Group (IPG) is a worldwide association of folding carton producers. A total of 28 members, including partners, visited the UK...

2009-07-13 02:00:00

BARDON, England, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its inclusion in The Sunday Times "Profit Track 100" listing back in April of this year, carton packaging manufacturer Benson Group celebrated again this week when the Bardon, Leicestershire company was named the Customer Service Company of the Year at the Profit Track 100 awards night. The invitation-only awards event for the owners and directors of companies featured in the latest Profit Track 100 table took place on June 16th at...

2009-03-12 09:00:00

BARDON, England, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Group, headquartered in Bardon, Leicestershire, the UK Packaging Company of the Year, has announced details of its newly acquired "ISO 12647 Proficient Printer" status, as awarded by colour specialists Mellow Colour, for its Benson Box printed carton operation. Benson Box, Bardon, specialises in the production of printed folding cartons for the food industry. Work on the colour standard is now underway at the three other Benson Group...

2008-12-11 14:04:38

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to eat Cropwell Bishop Creamery-brand blue Stilton cheese due to possible bacterial contamination. The CFIA said the cheese product imported from England might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The cheese is sold nationally through Costco Wholesale stores. All sizes of the Cropwell Bishop Creamery Finest Blue Stilton Cheese bearing a Best Before date 08/DE/12 are affected by the warning. Food contaminated with Listeria...