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Business can cut carbon by upgrading existing boilers, says heating experts

Businesses can easily reduce their carbon emissions by upgrading existing heating systems without the need for expensive replacements, says North East-based Commercial Maintenance Services...

Local Residents Back Banks Mining’s Bradley West Surface Mine Plans

Residents in some of the closest houses to the Bradley surface mine in County Durham have backed plans for a small extension to the site.

Marrtree Business Park fully occupied following sale of final unit

CPP advises on the sale of warehouse in popular Doncaster location. Marrtree Investments Ltd have just completed the sale of the final available warehouse unit...

Building work underway to improve Scarborough academy facilities

Specialist education construction consultancy MAC to deliver £3.5m project. Building work on Scarborough’s Graham and George Pindar School is now underway as part of a...

New Grey Street Newcastle home for youngsRPS

Chartered surveyors and property consultants, youngsRPS have moved to 23 Grey Street, bolstering their presence in the city’s property market.

Scott Bros. prepares to invest £3m in Teesside’s circular economy

Recycling experts Scott Bros. are preparing to make a major £3m investment in Teesside’s circular economy. The family-run firm is looking to install a second...

Ison Harrison Appoints New Commercial Property Partner

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed a prominent property partner to head up its commercial property division. Chris Waddingham joins Ison Harrison’s expanding regional...

Miller Homes Strengthens North West Team With Two Appointments

Leading UK housebuilder, Miller Homes, have recently made a new senior appointment to their North West Land team, alongside hiring another Degree Apprentice. Both...

‘BME communities must have role in rebuilding public trust in the political process’ –...

The chief executive of Bradford-based Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has called on politicians to fully involve BME communities in the task of rebuilding public...

Acquisition of Gus Robinson kickstarts Thirteen’s ambitious housebuilding programme

Twelve months since its acquisition by Thirteen work is underway by Gus Robinson Developments Limited on a new housing development of 89 affordable two...

Squad unveils new position for leading property consultancy

The brand-building firm who specialise in position, Squad, today announced they are behind the new brand position and identity for GCW.

Homelessness service expands in Northumberland

A new partnership has been formed between landlord Karbon Homes and homelessness charity StopGap Supported Housing to help expand its homelessness service in the Tynedale area of Northumberland.

Bellway buys land in Lymm for 64 new homes

Bellway is pleased to confirm its latest land acquisition, having recently purchased more than four hectares on Rushgreen Road in Lymm. The housebuilder will transform...

Market-leading bathroom company acquires site in Leeds

Innovative bathroom and tile product specialist Cubico Bathrooms has signed a three-year lease on Townagte PLC’s Unit C, Scheme 3 at Copperworks, Haigh Park...

Next step for tech success as work starts on Hull’s C4DI sister building

The 20,000 sq ft building developed by regeneration company Wykeland Group will expand Wykeland’s @TheDock tech campus in the Fruit Market creative quarter

Annual Civil Engineering Awards open in the North West

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is inviting engineering firms and organisations from across the North West to showcase their work as it gears up for its annual awards.

Byker Community Trust strengthens Board with more female appointments

Byker Community Trust (BCT) housing association has just appointed their sixth and seventh female Board members giving a gender representation on their Board of 58% female / 42% male.

Birtley Group helps to bridge skills gap in Newcastle

Birtley Group has been working with a local college to support the students studying vocational construction courses by offering free building materials.

What are the key legal dates for property landlords in 2020?

As the big build up to Christmas begins, many landlords will be hoping for some much-needed downtime over the festive period. But, according to Paul...

Teesside joiner Bailey scoops national Apprentice of the Year Award

An apprentice joiner from Billingham has been named best in the UK by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF). Bailey Donkin, aged 20, took home the...

Preston’s Winckley Square property acquired by growing Wrkspace

A landmark property on Preston’s Winckley Square has been acquired by a growing operator of serviced office spaces.

RMG moves North East office into The Hub Washington

National property management company, the Residential Management Group (RMG) has moved its business operations to The Hub in Washington. The company, part of the Places...

Teesside joiner Bailey scoops national Apprentice of the Year Award

An apprentice joiner from Billingham has been named best in the UK by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF). Bailey Donkin, aged 20, took home the award at the 2019 BWF Awards in London for his outstanding work, creativity and importance to the

Economist and Author Liam Halligan highlights challenges facing UK housing sector at Newcastle event

Respected economist and journalist Liam Halligan showcased his last book, ‘Home Truths’, to a group of property sector specialists at an event hosted by...

Siemens helps Hallé Orchestra go green

Siemens has created an integrated digital solution for the Hallé orchestra which will cut its costs by 35% through energy reduction.

Caddick Construction move into residential sector

Caddick Construction has been appointed onto the EN:Procure Affordable and Mixed Tenure New Building Housing Framework for Yorkshire and Humber which is led by Efficiency North.

New Opportunities Available at Metro Rod West Yorkshire

Drainage experts, Metro Rod West Yorkshire, require several engineers to join the team to cover the Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford and Huddersfield areas.

Private landlords benefit from North East rent rises, says My Property Box

Home rental agency My Property Box says private landlords in the North East are benefitting from rent increases of almost half a percent. Whilst property...

North East local heroes making a difference shortlisted in new community awards judged by...

Five local North East heroes have been shortlisted for a special award recognising the positive impact they make in their local communities. Created by housebuilder...

Utilities specialist Steve Parker joins Fulcrum as Head of Operations for the North

Fulcrum has announced the appointment of multi-utility specialist Steve Parker as its new Head of Operations (North). In his new role, Steve will be responsible...

JPM takes assets under management to £160m with Hawkley Brook hire

Manchester-based property consultancy, JPM Real Estate (JPM), has been appointed by Quidnet REIT to manage Hawkley Brook Trading Estate, taking its total property assets...

North Shields Fish Quay Transformation Continues as Smith’s Dock Declares Development Now Over 90%...

The regeneration of a former North Tyneside shipyard is continuing apace, following the announcement that properties at the Smith’s Dock development on North Shields Fish Quay are now over 90% sold.

Sheffield’s Lord Mayor opens new Skills Academy that will ‘change lives’

A new skills academy that will provide practical, hands on construction training aimed at getting unemployed people from across the region back into work...

Large corporates driving growth in Manchester’s Workplace

A buoyant Manchester office market has led to a six figure refurbishment investment for Workplace.

New Development Company Launches To Revive Northern Cities

HomeServe Founder and GMI Property Join Forces To Launch Urban Life Developments

Multimillion Pound Residential Scheme in Morpeth Converts Listed Buildings into High-end Apartments

The design and renovation of a former grammar School and Old Registry office, both of which are listed buildings, is approaching completion and has been led by architectural practice GRADONARCHITECTURE.

Hudson Contract questions new enhancements to HMRC CEST tool

Hudson Contract has questioned whether enhancements to HMRC’s Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool will be enough to remove doubt from determinations. The online...

MEPC Enriches Youth Community in Leeds

Companies based at Wellington Place are enriching the lives of the next generation in Leeds, having hosted the first ever Enrichment Festival which was...

Opening of Beamish Museum’s new bus depot to preserve transport heritage

The new Northern General Transport Bus Depot has opened its doors at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North on Friday (22nd November) – helping to preserve transport heritage and engineering skills, along with the century-old Northern name.

Barratt Developments PLC reports continued strong performance

Barratt Developments PLC recently held it's Annual General Meeting in London and issued a trading update for the 15 week period from 1 July...