Put Your Skills at The Heart of the Local Skills Strategy

We’d like to include your organisation’s needs in Halton’s Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) Getting our local skills strategy right is vitally important to all organisations, as good people with the right skills are key to business success. ‘The Department for Education (DFE)’ has commissioned the local Chambers of Commerce...

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Christmas 1stuesday networking lunch

We’re so excited that Steve Rotheram will be joining us for Festive 1stuesday networking lunch at The Heath and we would like to invite all Heath based businesses to attend. It’s a great opportunity for businesses to hear from the Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and ask their questions. We’ll also...

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FREE STOP SMOKING HYPNOTHERAPY SESSIONS

Are you dreaming of a smoke-free Christmas? If so, act fast and book your free hypnotherapy session with Phil Noone. All donations are being made to Halton Haven Hospice.

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North-West needs more science parks with facilities like The Heath, says CEO of pharmaceutical research business

Press Release North-West needs more science parks with facilities like The Heath, says CEO of pharmaceutical research business Runcorn: October 24th, 2022: The leader of a flourishing pharmaceutical research company which has relocated its R&D operations to The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn has called on the Government...

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Heath Park ‘Port Sunlight’ masterplan is submitted for planning approval

PRESS RELEASE:   Runcorn: October 17th, 2022: SOG Group has submitted a planning application to Halton Borough Council in the next step of their ground-breaking proposals to transform The Heath Business and Technical Park into ‘Heath Park’, a 21st century version of Port Sunlight*. Heath Park evolved from a global competition...

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New customers at The Heath underpin Park’s popularity

Press Release Runcorn: October 18th, 2022: The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn has attracted a host of new customers recently to underpin the site’s popularity as a location for both established and start-up businesses. The Heath, renowned for the highly specialised support services it offers to cutting-edge science...

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Business Growth Programme

Monday 26th September lunchtime, pop down to Heath Cafe to speak to the team and discover what support is available for businesses.

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Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

John Lewis MBE and the staff of SOG Group send their heartfelt condolences to Your Majesty King Charles III, HM The Queen Consort and the Royal Family on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch. We thank Her Majesty The Queen for 70 glorious years of remarkable...

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Hypnotherapy clinic opens at The Heath

Hypnotherapy clinic opens at The Heath and can help to take the stress and anxiety out of life at home or in the workplace Following successful careers as a senior nurse and then a secondary school teacher, mother-of-two Phil Noone from Widnes is embarking on a new adventure as a...

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – Stealth Cheshire

From Summer Camps and beginners courses to parent and toddler classes Stealth Cheshire, based at The Heath Business & Technical Park, have lots to offer this summer. See promotional posters within this post. Contact: Alex on 07538 716697 for details.

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JOB VACANCY: Lab Steward

ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER WITH LIVERPOOL CHIROCHEM LTDJoin an innovative chemical technology innovator, and an international team with variousbackgrounds in a culturally diverse environment. All employees have a voice and opportunities todevelop their careers. What are your expectations? Due to the success of our rapidly growing company, we are looking for...

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JOB VACANCY: Purification Chemist

ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER WITH LIVERPOOL CHIROCHEM LTDJoin a chemical technology innovator, and an international team with various backgrounds in aculturally diverse environment. All employees have a voice and opportunities to develop their careers. What are your expectations? As part of a recent company expansion, we are currently hiring chemists at...

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JOB VACANCY: Laboratory Technician

ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER WITH LIVERPOOL CHIROCHEM LTDJoin a chemical technology innovator, and an international team with various backgrounds in aculturally diverse environment. All employees have a voice and opportunities to develop their careers. What are your expectations? As part of a recent company expansion, we are currently hiring chemists and...

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JOB VACANCY: Research Chemist

ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER WITH LIVERPOOL CHIROCHEM LTDJoin a chemical technology innovator, and an international team with various backgrounds in aculturally diverse environment. All employees have a voice and opportunities to develop their careers. What are your expectations? As part of a recent company expansion, we are currently hiring chemists at...

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Heath Energy Breakfast Invitation

As we are all aware global energy costs have been rising for some time as demand soars and businesses return to work post the pandemic. Unfortunately the invasion of Ukraine has pushed prices still higher and, ultimately, it is the consumer who ends up paying the price. It is fair...

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JOB VACANCY HEATH GYM

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR Are you a Level 2 Fitness Instructor looking for part-time hours in a friendly, local gym? Heath Gym are looking to recruit a professional and energetic fitness instructor who can add to their existing team. Job Title: Fitness Instructor Job Purpose: To work on a flexible basis within...

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Heath Park masterplan wins top national urban design award

Runcorn: July 11th, 2022: The masterplan for Heath Park has won a prestigious national award in the UK’s ‘Festival of Place: Pineapple Awards’ celebrating the urban life of places and recognising developments where people seek to live, work and play. The Heath Park masterplan has been produced by the site...

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Heath Park team to speak at Real Estate Live UK roadshow

Runcorn: June 28th, 2022: SOG Group owner John Lewis MBE and his Vertical Farming advisor Dr Paul Myers, the co-founder of Farm Urban, are both speaking at the Real Estate Live UK roadshow being staged in Liverpool. Mr Lewis, the inspiration behind the vision to transform The Heath Business and...

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Iconic community landscapes on display at The Heath Café

Runcorn: June 21st, 2022: Andy Young works for specialist engineering services company Engenda Group at The Heath Business and Technical Park, but away from his day job he is a highly accomplished amateur photographer.   Now, thanks to Andy, The Heath’s Café and Bar areas have been transformed with large...

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SOG Group win ‘Commitment to the Community’ accolade at 2022 Halton Business Awards

Runcorn: June 13th, 2022: SOG Group won the ‘Commitment to the Community’ Award at the 2022 Halton Business Awards in recognition of Eat@TheHeath’s initiative programme which combats loneliness among the over 50s. Eat@TheHeath is a weekly club run by SOG staff and Runcorn Police Community Support Officers which supports elderly...

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Party time for local community as The Heath hosts special celebration to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Runcorn: June 1st, 2022: Around 200 local residents from the Borough of Halton attended a tea party hosted at The Heath Business and Technical Park on Wednesday, June 1st to commemorate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The event was part of site owner SOG Group’s community programme aimed at combating loneliness...

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SOG boss John Lewis meets Minister for Investment Lord Grimstone

SOG Group boss John Lewis MBE met with Minister for Investment Lord Grimstone yesterday on the opening day of the inaugural UK Real Estate Investment & Infrastructure Forum. Mr Lewis was introduced to the Minister in the Department for International Trade’s Pavilion shortly before Lord Grimstone officially opened the UKREiif...

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The Heath to stage Queen’s Jubilee community celebration

The Heath Business and Technical Park is to stage a special community event on June 1st to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee as part of its ‘Eat@TheHeath’ programme to combat loneliness and isolation for the elderly and those who live alone. Eileen Miller, The Heath’s Site Charter and Community Manager,...

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Heath Park Runcorn can be global ‘Centre of Excellence’ for Vertical Farming

Business leaders, scientists, academics and representatives from local & central Government joined a Round Table session at The Heath Business and Technical Park yesterday for exploratory discussions on proposals to create a world-leading Centre of Excellence for Vertical Farming at the location owned by SOG Group. The meeting was chaired...

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All of a twirl as Runcorn Pied Pipers celebrate 40th anniversary with successes at national Classic Championship

A mum and her daughter have both scooped top awards with Runcorn Pied Pipers majorettes at the Great Britain Baton Twirling Association’s Classic Championship in Blackpool. Pied Pipers Troupe Leader Tracy Whitlow, SOG's Conference Centre Manager, twirled her way to two titles in the ‘Military Freestyle’ and ‘Pom Leader’ categories...

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RJH MOTORBIKE TRAINING

New Heath resident RJH Motorbike Training held their open day over 12th and 13th March which provided visitors the opportunity to meet with the RJH team and get a free taster session riding a motorbike. Held in Ash Car Park Rob Howitt and Sophie Utley were on hand to greet...

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‘Eat @ The Heath’ 2022

Do you have a busy social calendar or are you stuck at home with time on your hands? Our 'Eat @ The Heath' meetings are aimed at over 50's who are interested in getting out of the house to enjoy some social time - a great opportunity to meet new...

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Community events at The Heath help to combat loneliness

Runcorn: December 16th, 2021: The Heath Business and Technical Park has hosted a Community Christmas Lunch for 250 local residents as part of its Eat@TheHeath campaign to combat loneliness and isolation for the elderly and those who live alone. Eileen Miller, The Heath’s Site Charter and Community Manager, says: “The...

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Heath Café customers can pick their own greens from healthy Edible Wall

Runcorn: November 23rd, 2021: The Heath Business and Technical Park has partnered with Merseyside social enterprise Farm Urban’s Greens for Good campaign to bring healthy, locally grown greens to people in the Liverpool City Region. Farm Urban has created an ‘Edible Wall’ for the Heath Café where customers can pick...

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‘Heath Park’ vertical farming model can be a climate change game-changer, says Dr Paul Myers

Runcorn: November 4th, 2021: A world first pilot study has demonstrated that vertical farms powered by hydrogen can be a game-changer in the battle to halt climate change, according to renowned vertical farming expert Dr Paul Myers. Vertical farming is a central feature of Heath Park, a Liverpool City Region...

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SOG’s Heath Park vision features in Government’s new Global Investment Atlas of Green Innovation Projects

Heath Park, a Liverpool City Region ‘Beacon Project’, has been selected as one of 35 ‘Green Innovation’ schemes to be showcased to top international investors when the UK host a one-day Global Investment Summit (GIS) in London today (Tuesday, October 19th). Runcorn: October 19th, 2021: The world’s leading businesses and...

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The Heath to host North West region’s ‘Powering the Green Industrial Revolution’ COP26 roadshow

The Heath to host North West region’s ‘Powering the Green Industrial Revolution’ COP26 roadshow The Heath Business and Technical Park, Runcorn, is to host a one-day conference on ‘Powering the Green Industrial Revolution’ as part of an official programme of COP26 events being staged by the North West Region. Runcorn:...

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Premier Aquatics owner advises Sir David Attenborough

Runcorn aquarium owner is advisor on Sir David Attenborough’s new BBC 1 nature epic The Mating Game. Steve Chester, who owns an aquarium at The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn, has supplied tropical fish for BBC1's epic new nature series The Mating Game presented by Sir David Attenborough. The...

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Mountain trek for Heath Gym members helps to ease the stress of Lockdowns

Runcorn: August 3rd, 2021: Nineteen members from The Heath Gym have completed a gruelling trek to the summit of Mount Snowdon in the first of a series of ‘Away Day’ events. Mark McGrath, manager of the popular gym at The Heath Business and Technical Park in Runcorn, has launched the...

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The Heath marks ‘Freedom Day’ by lowering COVID memorial flag

Runcorn: July 20th, 2020: A special ‘rainbow’ memorial flag commemorating the battle against COVID-19 was lowered at The Heath Business and Technical Park on Monday, July 19, to mark ‘Freedom Day’. The flag had been constantly flying over The Heath for the past year to signify the local community’s battle...

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Small businesses rising to the pandemic challenge take space at The Heath

Runcorn: May 21st, 2021: Despite many firms around the UK struggling because of the Covid-19 pandemic, The Heath continues to see a flurry of new small businesses taking space at the award-winning business and technical park. Lesley Banks, The Heath Business and Technical Park’s Sales and Marketing Manager says: “Everyone...

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Halton Borough Council -Business Growth Programme Fully Funded Specialist Support

Are you looking for some specialist support for your business?  Not sure how the support could help you? Join our webinar and meet some of our specialists who can provide you with an insight into the support available.  Fully funded specialist support is available for SME’s in the Halton Area...

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The ‘Heath Park’ vision for future living must happen says Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram

PRESS RELEASE The ‘Heath Park’ vision for future living must happen says Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram Runcorn: May 17th, 2021: Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram has been told that the world’s first pilot project using clean hydrogen energy to power a vertical farming system would be a...

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SOG announce collaboration with HyNet North West

SOG Group has announced a collaboration with HyNet North West to explore how the hydrogen and carbon capture initiative can help to power Heath Park. SOG, owner and operator of The Heath Business and Technical Park, last year unveiled plans to transform its site in Runcorn, Cheshire into Heath Park,...

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JOLLY HOLLY HEATH RUN

Heres the runners and riders that completed 6 laps of The Heath to support “Stick n Step” charity. We’re pleased to announce we have raised nearly £300.00 from the run and any further donations can be sent as per the links below. All donations will be much appreciated by the...

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RAINBOW OF STONES – UNVEILING

The day finally arrived when lockdown measures eased sufficiently for us to celebrate the spirit of community excellently captured by our winning slogan. Heres a short video of the unveiling ceremony and the full story below. A special ‘rainbow’ memorial commemorating the ongoing battle against COVID-19 was unveiled at The...

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LONELINESS OF THE LOCKDOWN RUNNER

It has been a challenging few months during the lockdown restrictions for us as a running group; going from 3 ability groups runs in September, smaller groups of 6 runners for the Rule Of 6 restrictions in November, to the current Paired Running Buddies since January. But we have still...

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