Charlotte McMurray, MD and Owner of Cameo Digital

People of the North: Charlotte McMurray, MD & Owner of Cameo Digital

Charlotte McMurray is an award-winning digital marketer who previously held the role of Digital Performance Director at Silverbean, a leading digital agency based in...

Experienced Estate Agent Moves To Guiseley

An experienced property professional has been appointed to manage the Guiseley office of leading Yorkshire estate agent, Dacre, Son & Hartley.

Leeds Property Investors Launch £40 Million Unique Private Rental Scheme

Pickard Properties, the longest established private rental scheme (PRS) provider based in the Leeds area, has launched the first phase of a luxury £40m PRS located on a secluded six-acre site at the at the heart of the Far Headingley Conservation Area.

Unity on show as partners and students join local MP at Leeds affordable housing...

Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves has joined senior representatives of Unity Homes and Enterprise, councillors and other project partners as construction work gathers pace at the housing association’s new £2 million affordable homes development in Armley. The scheme, which includes six houses and eight flats, is on the site of the former Ancester public house at Armley Ridge Road. 12 students from the School of Built Environment and Engineering at Leeds Beckett University were also invited to take part in the site visit.

Energy employees raise over £1,300 through breast cancer fundraiser

Employees at one of Wearside’s largest employers have raised over £1,300 in a fundraiser for a national breast cancer charity. Kind-hearted customer service staff at...

New Management Appointment Fuels Y Pellets’ Continued Growth…

Premium, biomass wood pellet supplier, Y Pellets, has appointed Chris Wilson as General Manager having seen continuous growth within the renewable energy sector and unveiling ambitious expansion plans including a recent announcement to invest more than £10m this year alone constructing a new state-of-the-art wood refinery in Goole, East Yorkshire. Chris brings over 17 years of operations management, logistics as well as import and export experience to Y Pellets which supplies high quality, sustainably-sourced, biomass wood pellets to homes, private and public sector businesses across the UK. He will play a vital role in the company’s strategic growth, establishing maximum distribution capability nationally as well as working closely with the company’s European pellet manufacturing plants to coordinate transportation and delivery of thousands of tonnes of sustainable wood pellets direct to a dedicated 5,000 tonne storage facility at the Port. Y Pellets Managing Director, Neil Holland, commented, “Chris is an integral part of the management team and brings a very professional and high level of expertise in terms of coordinating, organising and managing the supply of wood pellets from initial transportation through to overseeing deliveries and final customer distribution. His logistics and operational experience is second to none and as we continue to develop and expand the business, his knowledge will allow Y Pellets to provide a unique, all-encompassing level of service to its UK clients.” Chris, from Hull, has worked for various national and European companies at management level including timber import organisations, transportation and logistics companies as well as supply chain service providers operating worldwide. He commented, “Y Pellets is one of the fastest growing companies within the UK’s renewables energy and biomass fuel sector so to be part of the company from the start and play a dedicated part in its growth and continued success, is a great position to be in. The team brings the very highest level of expertise across all areas of the business and this, along with our drive and exceptional standard of product, sets us apart from the rest of the industry so I’m delighted to be part of it.” Y Pellets delivers premium quality, EN Plus, biomass wood pellets to private homes and businesses including hotel venues, care homes, manufacturers and public sector organisations throughout the UK. For details, contact 01405 840095 or go to www.ypellets.com

Philosophy PR secures UK brief from Devour Tours

Spain-based Devour Tours has appointed Philosophy Public Relations to raise awareness of its award winning small group food and culture tours with consumers in the UK.

Scriba PR wins business of the month award

Huddersfield-based technical B2B PR firm, Scriba PR, is the latest company to scoop up Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award.

Crystal Maze Live Advertising Campaign Awarded to Media Agency Group

Media Agency Group (MAG) has been appointed to deliver a 12-month multimedia plan to build and drive ticket sales for the Manchester and London Crystal Maze Live Experience, after a competitive pitch. MAG devised a strategic plan to use a mix of traditional advertising (TV/Radio/out-of-home) and integrated digital campaigns via its division ‘Click Tap Media’, to engage audiences and drive footfall to the immersive experience, based on the exciting 90s TV show.

Dentsu Aegis Network Newcastle bolsters leadership team

Dentsu Aegis Network has bolstered its management team in Newcastle as the business continues to invest in the North East following a period of significant growth. Steve Underwood has been promoted to the role of Managing Partner of Dentsu Aegis Network Newcastle while Ed Ammon takes on the newly created role of Group Business Director. Steve was previously Director of iProspect Newcastle, the network’s digital performance agency, and was pivotal in the defining and implementing the direction, positioning and strategic growth of the business.