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Simon Bailes Peugeot supports Lilian to achieve a UK first

Pensioner Lilian Pearce has waited seven months to become the first person in the UK to drive away in an all-new Peugeot 308, collecting...

The Rug Seller Limited becomes LHDG (Luxury Home Design Group)

The Rug Seller Limited has taken on a new company name to reflect its evolution into a multi brand home accessory retailer. The Luxury Home...

Entrepreneur coaches others to make over £100,000 selling products online

Successful business owner, Kevin Blackburn is on a mission to inspire and support fellow entrepreneurs from across the globe. To help others achieve their...

Williams Fundraising Commitment to Maggie’s

£21,000 Raised in 2021 for the Charity by Leading Automotive Retailer

MCR Services experiences an 88 per cent revenue boost as shift to online shopping...

MCR Services is forecasting further growth over the coming year after it saw revenues soar by 88 per cent during 2021/2022 as consumers shifted...

Leeds Barbers welcomes first customers back after horror crash

A Leeds barber shop whose premises were wiped out by a drunk driver has opened its doors again after a ten-month rebuild and refurbishment. Phil...

LSH Auto trains 23 more Mental Health First Aiders

The automotive retailer now has more than 50 accredited Mental Health First Aiders across its Mercedes-Benz dealerships in the North West and the Midlands.

Main sponsor Simon Bailes Peugeot welcomes return of Northallerton 10k

Simon Bailes Peugeot is celebrating the return of Northallerton 10k after an enforced two year absence by once again agreeing to be main sponsor. The...

Bob & Berts brews up North West expansion plans

Independent coffee and food chain Bob & Berts has set its sights on further growth in the North West of England for the next...

M&S’s New Flagship Stevenage Store Unveils Striking Exterior Signage

A six-figure project to install striking exterior signage at a newly opened Marks & Spencer store in Stevenage has been completed.

York-based Creative Independent behind the Successful Coney Street Heritage Project is on the Move

Fabrication Crafts have been based on Coney Street, York since November 2018, when they took on a 4 month pop up on the street,...

Ten years on since jobless TV appearance led to successful motor dealership career

Determined jobseeker James Collingwood, who was offered a job at Bristol Street Motors by Chief Executive Robert Forrester after a TV appearance ten years...

TheRugSeller.co.uk owner buys homeware business loved by Mrs Hinch

Daniel Prendergast, the entrepreneur behind successful online retail store TheRugSeller, is giving Shabby Store a new lease of life after it went into administration...

Arighi Bianchi launches new showroom experience as popularity for outdoor furniture soars

Macclesfield-based luxury interiors retailer, Arighi Bianchi has for the first time created a dedicated in-store garden furniture showroom experience as the trend for decorating outdoor living areas soars.

£1,500 Cash Boost for Bury Hospice

BURY HOSPICE has received a generous a donation from local car supermarket group Cartime, thanks to the used car retailer's partnership with Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Stockport Solar Company Conducts Research Revealing Electricity Price Hikes Lead 62% of UK Residents...

The leading installer and retailer of solar panels in the UK, Project Solar UK, has undertaken research around the impact of the increasing cost of electricity revealing increasing interest in moving to solar energy.

Vertu Motors adds Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club to portfolio of sporting partnerships

Vertu Motors, the Gateshead-based motor retail brand with dealerships across the country, is expanding its partnerships in sport after signing a two-year deal with...

Major growth for Vertu Motors plc since first acquisition

Vertu Motors plc has demonstrated significant growth since its first acquisition, Bristol Street Motors, 15 years ago. In 2007, Vertu Motors plc bought 32 Bristol...

New Workshop Concept Opens in Shipley

Entrepreneurial couple launch Tyro studios - a retail and studio space hosting a curated range of creative workshops and lifestyle events

Widnes car dealership recognised for Motability excellence

Motability Scheme customers at Bristol Street Motors Widnes Nissan can be sure they are receiving award-winning customer service after the dealership was acknowledged in...

National recognition for Carlisle car dealership

Bristol Street Motors Carlisle CUPRA has been named as runner up in the manufacturer’s Dealer of the Year Awards. The award is based on the...

134-year-old signage company expands team with new senior hire

One of the oldest signage businesses in the UK is expanding its team with a new senior hire. 134-year-old Widd Signs has appointed Dan Mallin as head of projects as it continues to grow its 70-strong team across its bases in Leeds and St Helens.

PAM Health shaping up for major expansion

A raft of new recruits and a six-figure IT investment are helping PAM Health to shape up for major expansion this year. PAM Health is the specialist muscular skeletal retail division of preventative healthcare specialist PAM Group.

Bristol Street Motors supports expansion plans of Washington radiator firm

Bristol Street Motors Nissan has supported the expansion plans of Washington-based Advanced Radiators, one of the UK’s largest engine cooling and climate control specialists. Advanced...

MotorVise Automotive handles record number of car dealership sales as trend towards consolidation continues

MotorVise Automotive has highlighted the growing trend towards consolidation within the industry after handling a record number of dealership sales since the start of...

GMI Construction Group starts work on 430,000 sq. ft sustainable logistics centre for Tritax...

GMI Construction Group has started work on a 430,000 sq. ft seasonal warehouse and distribution centre, which is to be leased by DIY giant...

Mum is muse for launch of Secondhand Styling UK

Lucy Norris, from Altrincham, has launched Secondhand Styling UK, a sustainable fashion venture that aims to transform the shopping habits of consumers and make...

Chris Gensmantel Joins LSH Auto as Chief Information Officer

LSH Auto has announced the appointment of Chris Gensmantel as Chief Information Officer. Chris joins the business with more than 23 years’ experience in the...

One of the world’s oldest taxi companies invests in Hybrid vehicles

Whiteside Taxis, which operates in Blackpool, Wolverhampton and Fylde, and is one of the world’s oldest taxi firms, has brought its fleet into the...

LSH Auto delivers record performance for Mercedes-Benz Vans

Sales of Mercedes-Benz vans and aftersales support services for Vans customers are going from strength to strength at LSH Auto. The business has doubled its...

Prestigious National Awards for Williams Rochdale

Top performer beat off competition from BMW retailers across the country

Perfume Retailer Reports Record Sales Ahead of Valentine’s Day

Consumer’s love for fragrance continues to grow in 2022 as Perfume Retailer Reports Record Sales Ahead of Valentine’s Day

Chic Boutique Dresses To Impress For Flemingate Opening

Independent fashion store, Jo Ja Be Boutique, has opened at the Flemingate centre in Beverley, East Yorkshire, offering stylish and affordable womenswear, jewellery and accessories.

International Leisure Group Partners with Carly Booth

International Leisure Group (ILG) Ltd, incorporating American Golf and Online Golf has secured a two-year partnership with LET & LPGA pro, Carly Booth.

North East Company Supports Thousands of Homes

Storm Arwen, quickly followed by Storm Barra, saw winds peaking at 100 mph, causing devastation, and leaving 135,000 homes across the North without power....

Success at Leeds Jaguar Land Rover dealership triggers recruitment drive

Vertu Jaguar Land Rover Leeds is holding a recruitment event following a surge in business. The dealership on Gemini Business Park, Sheepscar Way, is looking...

North Yorkshire contractor takes over construction to complete Treadmills scheme

Local contractor Moody Construction has taken over the final phase of the Treadmills development in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, having been appointed to complete the scheme.

North Durham Retail Park on track for completion, says GMI Construction Group

The steelwork of three retail units that form the core of a new Durham retail park has been completed by GMI Construction Group. Work will...

Richard Grafton Interiors moves finance operation in-house with appointment of financial controller

Elizabeth Stenson of Harrogate is the latest recruit to join the 23-strong team of fast-growing Yorkshire interiors, architecture and design business Richard Grafton Interiors, which has showrooms in Harrogate, Ilkley and Wetherby.

nibnibs Not Too Naughty Announces Booths As First Retail Stockist

A brand-new line of healthy cookies is coming to Booths this January. With less than 90 calories per pack, nibnibs ‘Not Too Naughty’ cookies...

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