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27th November 2017

Business Profile: Imperium Plymouth Gym

Imperium Gym has only been in operation since March this year, but it is already going from strength to strength. After speaking to Ben Wadham, Ben […]
30th October 2017

Business Profile: KB Security and Training

From a local security guard job in Tesco Metro, to a self made business man with over 120 staff members .The founder of the business, Kenyon […]
30th October 2017

Business Profile: Bowen in Devon

Austin Burn-Jones once had little faith in Holistic Medicine. He now runs two clinics in Devon after being one of the first in the South West […]
30th October 2017

Business Profile: Richardson’s Legal Services

Established in 2007, Richardson Legal Services are a client friendly firm with experience in a range of specialist Legal Services and Estate Planning Services. We speak […]
30th October 2017

Business Profile: David Cater

With over 30 years experience in the financial industry, it’s safe to say that David Cater has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to advising. […]
11th October 2017

Original Style: How a house was reborn into a home for a growing family

Bob Duffield and his family now live in this beautiful 19th century villa-style house – here’s his story of how they uncovered its best features and […]
11th October 2017

Business Profile: G P Service

A year after our first visit, we catch up with Geoff and Carolyn, owners of G P Service, about their appliance-repair business and its success. This […]
6th October 2017

Business Profile: DCL Vehicle Hire

The DCL Group consists of Devon Couriers, DCL Vehicle Hire, and most recently, Plymouth Taxi Van. Rupert Wills, the owner, originally set up his business from […]
6th October 2017

Business Profile: H.M Williams

Ashley Smith took over H.M Williams Chartered accountants in January 2015, a natural progression from his starting point as an employee. A year after our first […]
6th September 2017

Business Profile: Signs Express

20 years ago, Chris Reilly left the Navy and opened the Plymouth branch of Signs Express. He’s part of the largest signs company in the UK […]
4th September 2017

Global Firm Generates Exciting Employment Opportunities

Sitel UK, part of the Acticall Sitel group; originated in the US 30 years ago. Since then, their rapid growth plan has led to the Company […]
30th August 2017

Target Set for LightUp Plympton 2017

The Plympton Chamber of Commerce have been responsible for the Ridgeway Christmas Lights, aptly names Lightup Plympton- for the past 7 years, and it’s safe to […]
30th August 2017

Business Profile: Oakley’s Coaches

Paul Oakley, with the help of wife Michelle has a business to be proud of. With an impressive fleet of 20 vehicles and multiple contracts including […]
31st July 2017

Ed Buckingham- 7 Summits

Imagine having the chance to climb the highest mountain in the world. Imagine being the First and only Cornishman to date to climb Everest. In 2011 […]
3rd July 2017

Business Profile: M.H.Associates

It’s been a year since OM last visited Malcolm Harrison and the team at M.H Associates. We’re invited back to the offices above the Tudor Rose […]
3rd July 2017

Not Your Usual Campsite!

Now the sun has decided to (hopefully!) make a permanent appearance, you might be thinking of ways in which you can make the most of it. […]
29th June 2017

Business Profile- Inch Recycling Solutions LTD

Mark Hinchliffe, Owner of Inch Recycling Solutions Ltd clearly loves what he does. Walking around the 9,000 sq ft warehouse in Filham, Ivybridge- there is definitely […]
31st May 2017

Operation Henry- Pancreatic Cancer Charity

Any cancer diagnosis is incredibly difficult to hear, a truly life changing moment for both the individual diagnosed and their family, but for those diagnosed with […]
31st May 2017

Plymouth’s Lighthouse History

Everyone knows of the iconic Smeaton’s Tower standing proud on Plymouth Hoe, but did you know that it is the third of four Eddystone Lighthouses? These […]
27th April 2017

Mortgages4Plymouth – Business Profile

Mortgages4Plymouth are seen as the number one choice for people looking to buy or remortgage a home, based on the huge number of glowing testimonials they […]
27th April 2017

The Buzz around Bees!

Love them or fear them, bees are a significant force behind UK agriculture. But this increasing reliance on bee polination for crop production is becoming a […]
27th April 2017

Plymouth Estates – Business Profile

Plymouth Estates are a letting agent covering Plymouth and the surrounding areas. Having been established for over 11 years, we visit the owner, Michael Mann at […]
27th April 2017

Chris Kallis Solicitors- Business Profile

With Chris Kallis gradually tapering down his involvement within his solicitor’s firm in order to enjoy a well-earned retirement, it’s up to his son, Abe Kallis […]
28th March 2017

Autism Awareness

The ninth annual World Autism Day is 2nd April 2017, but what is autism, and how can you participate? Read on to learn more about the […]
28th March 2017

National Pet Month

National Pet Month is a registered charity dedicated to encouraging animal lovers to celebrate their beloved furry friends. Throughout April, the charity organises events around the […]
27th March 2017

Plymouth Garden Machinery- Business Profile

Plymouth Garden Machinery is a family-run business dedicated to the sale, service and repair of garden machinery in Plymouth, the South Hams, West Devon and East […]
27th March 2017

Swaye Electrical Services – Business Profile

We speak to Ashley Ward, the owner of Swaye Electrical Services to find out more about his background and how his business has grown. Ashley Ward […]
27th March 2017

K9 Meals on Wheels & K9 Splash Hydrotherapy- Business Profile

It is obvious that K9 Meals on Wheels and K9 Splash Hydrotherapy are dedicated and compassionate. We speak to Tracy and Shane at their impressive hydrotherapy […]
27th February 2017

Halo Hairdressing – Business Profile

Julie Wotton and Sarah Jury, owners of Halo Hairdressing located in Crownhill Village, are now coming up to their 8th year of ownership since taking over […]
27th February 2017

Westward Trust – Business Profile

When they met in 1992, Derek worked for Scottish Widows and John was an IFA in the City of Plymouth. Fast forward 24 years, multiple business […]
27th February 2017

Business Profile – Original Style

For over 30 years Original Style has been manufacturing tiles using a combination of raw materials, traditional techniques and a skilled and dedicated workforce. They have […]
27th February 2017

Mortgage Advice Bureau – Plymouth’s Best Businesses and Entrepreneurs

It’s not every day you get to meet one of the country’s best mortgage advisors, and yet, I’ve just shaken hands with a man who is […]
26th January 2017

A Guide to Buying a Second Hand Car

Buying a brand new car might come with lots of perks, but they lose on average more than 27% of their value in the first 12 […]
26th January 2017

Business Profile – Beacon Electrical

Beacon Electrical proudly serves the local area with a huge range of home appliances and fantastic customer service to match. We speak with Mark Higgins, one […]
26th January 2017

Business Profile – Jump

Struggling for ideas on how to keep the kids busy? Why not take them to Jump? The exciting soft play area, based at the Christian Mill […]
26th January 2017

Business Profile – Evans Harvey Solicitors

Standing proudly at the top of Crownhill village is a solicitor’s firm which has served its community for almost 40 years. The team at Evans Harvey […]
26th January 2017

Right Price Windows – Plymouth’s Best Businesses and Entrepreneurs

To take a company and triple its turnover is no mean feat. To do it in four years and keep a good sense of humour is […]
6th January 2017

Take the Plunge at Marjon Sports Centre

Did you know that the Sports Centre at University of St Mark & St John is open to all? The impressive centre, situated near Derriford Hospital, […]
30th December 2016

Westcountry Tile and Bathroom

Westcountry Tile & Bathroom, based in Christian Mill Business Park, has 25 years experience in supplying and fitting bathrooms and wet rooms. No job is too […]
28th December 2016

Business Profile – Tech Surveys

This month we interviewed the owner Tech Surveys, headed by Plymouth-born, Mick Quick. Mick carries out Energy Performance Certificates and Legionella risk assessments. This is not […]
30th November 2016

Business Profile – Bowen Therapy Devon

Austin Burn-Jones once had little faith in complementary therapy, but when he started suffering with ME it was the holistic approach that turned his life around. […]
30th November 2016

Best Businesses & Entrepreneurs – Print Copy Scan

We last spoke to Karl Welburn of Print, Copy, Scan in February this year, and a lot has changed since. As 2016 draws to a close, […]
30th November 2016

Business Profile – The Reluctant Salesman

The Reluctant Salesman – Creating the freedom to sell. We speak with Martin Miller about how he’s pulling apart the stereotypical, pushy salesperson image, and how […]
31st October 2016

A Day at Gaia Spa

On the beautiful grounds of Boringdon Hall, nestled on the edge of Dartmoor, lies an oasis of tranquility. The Gaia Spa is the perfect place to […]
31st October 2016

Business Profile – Russells Flooring

In this issue we managed to catch up with one of Plymouth’s biggest and best hard flooring specialists, Andy Russell of Russell’s Flooring. We were invited […]
4th October 2016

Turning Back The Clocks

Remember! The clocks go back at 1am on Sunday 30th October We know what you’re thinking – we’ve only just put them forward! But Winter-lovers can […]
4th October 2016

A Fresh, Autumn Stroll

Most of the summer tourists have left, so we can enjoy a walk or a drive without bumping into caravans and large groups of excited children. […]
4th October 2016

Business Profile – GP Service

We got chatting with Geoff and Carolyn, owners of GP Service, about their appliance-repair business and its success. This “proper husband-and-wife business” is now in its […]
4th October 2016

Business Profile – Greenfield Kitchens

This issue we caught up with Greenfield Kitchens owner Joe Grünleitner. As the surname suggests, Joe is originally from Germany – Nürnberg, Bavaria to be precise, […]
30th August 2016

Barry W.P. Bennett – Business Profile

Barry W.P. Bennett & Sons is the successful Yelverton based branch working with Raymond James Investment Services Ltd. We speak to Barry Bennett about his past, […]