Following on from the hugely popular Sentinel 100 list of the most influential local people, The Sentinel Hot 100 businesses supplement has been published this week. Companies were chosen for a number of reasons - because of their current performance, a great innovation, their importance to the local economy, or perhaps what a firm or its management and staff put back into local communities. We are proud to showcase the companies - just as we're proud of the people, teams, organisations and firms we feature in the Our Heroes Awards, Stoke-on-Trent Sports Awards and Sentinel Business Awards. So, in alphabetical order, here are our Sentinel Hot 100 businesses.... Addmaster (UK) Ltd Location: Stafford Founded: 2000 Number of employees: 10 What they do: Addmaster is Europe’s leading supplier of technically innovative additives for the plastics, textile, paper, paints and coatings industries. It provides additive masterbatches, liquid or powder dispersions for any application … [Read more...] about Who’s who in our Sentinel Hot 100 businesses
Lose 30 pounds in 6 weeks
We all know that to lose weight you need to exercise more and eat less – but the question is, how? Research suggests there are dozens of tricks when it comes to shedding the pounds. From acupuncture helping you to lose an extra 10lb in three months, to why carrot juice should be part of any slimmer’s daily diet, try some of these tips to get you back in shape in time for summer… 1. Take a calcium supplement. You’ll lose 2.6% more fat than people who don’t. Calcium provides small increases in the body’s core temperature. This boosts metabolism, prompting our bodies to burn more fat. 2. Red meat can help you lose weight. It contains a lot of proteins that help you maintain muscle mass – and muscle burns four times as many calories as fat. 3. People who have acupuncture once a week lose an extra 4.5 kg (10lb) in three months. Applying needles at pressure points is thought to trigger electrical pulses that suppress appetite. 4. Sprinkle … [Read more...] about 50 fantastic weight loss tips to get you in shape for summer
LISA Riley has wowed her supporters with her weight loss progress in recent years. But how did the former Emmerdale star lose 12 stone? By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz / Published 22nd May 2018 Lisa Riley recently took to her Instagram to reveal she is engaged to her “soul mate” Al.The TV personality has been a proud role model for plus-sized girls.But a few years ago Lisa decided to become healthier, and as a result started shedding the pounds.Lisa lost a whopping 12st in less than two years – but had to put in a lot of hard work to get there.In April she marked the one-year anniversary by having her excess skin removed in surgery. GETTY / ITV LISA RILEY WEIGHT LOSS: The former Emmerdale star shed 12st “Never for one single second did I think I would achieve the weight loss, body and mind changes I went through!” Lisa Riley At the time she said: “It’s a year ago today that I had my 2nd operation to complete my body and remove all the … [Read more...] about Lisa Riley weight loss: How did former Emmerdale star lose 12st in 18 months?
SAINSBURY’S and Asda rocked the retail world this week by announcing plans for a £12billion megamerger. But could two more supermarkets be about to follow suit? Well, that’s what some have joked after a Tesco lorry was spotted pulling a Waitrose trailer yesterday. The unlikely alliance took place in Godalming, Surrey. It’s understood the Tesco driver came to the aid of the Waitrose lorry after it broke down - leaving its trailer blocking a road. Photos of the scene sparked much mirth after they were shared on Facebook. One user wrote: “Are Tesco and Waitrose merging? Now all you need now is pound stretchers and Marks and Spencers to merge and it will be called stretch marks”. Another commented: “Every little helps”. While another said: “Good on the old boy for helping out.” It comes as the deal between Sainsbury’s and Asda triggered fears it will lead to pricier groceries, store closures and job losses. The proposed deal … [Read more...] about Tesco and Waitrose in ‘shock merger’ as lorry cab from one supermarket spotted pulling its rival’s trailer
Acne. The nightmare of virtually all teenagers, and even some unlucky grown-ups as well. (I’ve been in those shoes, oh, I’ve been there.) Sometimes it seems that no matter what fancy product you try, it does not help much. Sometimes it feels as if the problem isn’t going anywhere soon, if going anywhere at all. Sometimes it seems as if there’s no cure to the matter. However, there are quite a few natural ways to alleviate acne without resorting neither to some heavy chemical magic nor cosmetic procedures that cost a fortune. The approach I’m talking about is an inside-out one: delicious FOODS that fight acne. And (what a coincidence!) the same foods help in losing weight. Excited to put them into your menu? We’ll get to it, but first let’s do a quick recap on what acne is to begin with. You know what they say: know your enemy! What is acne? Also known as acne vulgaris, this long-running disease of the skin takes place when the pores of … [Read more...] about 5 powerful foods that help clear acne away AND help in losing weight