Stobart profit rises after ‘difficult year’

Michael Hunt

Stobart said the group has strengthened in all aspects of the business despite the tough trading year, following the announcement of its preliminary results.

Plans for rail freight interchange in St Helens resubmitted

Michael Hunt

Astral Developments has submitted new proposals for a rail freight interchange on the site of the former Parkside colliery site to St Helens and Warrington Borough Councils. The new application, which is now open to consultation for a further...

Stobart sells 7.1% stake to American firm

Michael Hunt

Stobart Group has today announced Amercian firm Ameriprise Financial has purchased a 7.1% stake in the company. The Warrington-based transport and logistics provider said its stake had risen above 5% after the purchase was made on 11 February, which...

Stobart to feature in TV documentary

Michael Hunt

Eddie Stobart, part of the Warrington-based Stobart Group, a transport and logistics provider, is featuring in an hour long television documentary this week. A television crew has followed millionaires William Stobart and Andrew Tinkler for the digital channel ITV4,...

Stobart gains £110m contract with Nestlé

Michael Hunt

Eddie Stobart has signed a ten-year contract to provide warehousing facilities to Nestlé UK worth around £110m. The firm, part of the Warrington-based Stobart Group, a transport and logistics provider, said the contract will incorporate the seasonal and export...