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Cross Hills-based Airedale Chemical has promoted a manager to procurement director, joining the five strong board of directors at the family owned firm. Tony Howell, who joined the chemical manufacturer in 2010 and worked in sales prior to launching the procurement department in 2015 to help re-structure the business, has joined the board to further support the company’s diversity strategy and strengthen supplier relationships.
Walkers Garage, based in South Otterington near Northallerton, is celebrating after being named the national winner of the Ring Golden Bulb Grand Prize, which will see the company receive more than £1,000 worth of workshop equipment and accessories. The Ring Golden Bulb Campaign, hosted by Ring, the leading vehicle lighting, workshop equipment and vehicle accessories supplier to the aftermarket, launched in August and attracted hundreds of entries from workshops and garages throughout the country.
Amber Butchart visits Hainsworth’s historic mill to learn about the milling process