Archive for 2005

Posted by Jon Whiten on November 3, 2005 in Uncategorized

Swadlincote company signals success

A Swadlincote company is proving a beacon of success thanks to a management buy out and a business review carried out by Business Link Derbyshire. Established in 1967, beacon and sounder company D. G. Controls Ltd, was bought out in June 2003 by Jon and Wendy Whiten and now employs 15 people. It designs and […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on September 6, 2005 in Uncategorized

Never too old to learn!

Swadlincote-based Beacon Lamp manufacturer D.G. Controls Ltd is celebrating the achievements of three of their Manufacturing Team, who have been awarded National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs). These qualifications formally recognise the employees’ skill levels in carrying out their day-to-day work, and also included aspects such as Health & Safety at work, and productivity improvement. Working on […]

Posted by Jon Whiten on June 14, 2005 in Uncategorized

2005 Meningitis Trust Lands End to John O’Groats 72 Hour Non Stop Cycle Challenge

  On Friday 10th June 2005 a gruelling cycle ride came to an end.  However it was worth the 950 miles in 71 hours and 31 minutes, as it was all to raise money for The Meningitis Trust.  A grand total of over £6000 was raised.  deegee was delighted to help the team out, by […]