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Three more leading businesses partner with Ron Dearing UTC to open up exciting opportunities...

Three more leading businesses have teamed up with Hull’s employer-led school to open up further exciting opportunities for students and help shape their potential future employees.

EdTech firm SoundbiteLearning honoured with prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

EdTech firm SoundbiteLearning - the company behind the award-winning GCSEPod digital content and revision platform - has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2021: International Trade, recognising the company's work on the global stage.

Eddisons staff get festive to raise money for homelessness charity

Property consultancy Eddisons is raising money for the homeless-support charity Shelter this Christmas by encouraging staff to donate cash or get themselves sponsored for wearing festive jumpers to work.

Huddersfield peace poet and author ‘Rappaman’ releases 4th children’s book

Huddersfield based performance peace poet and author, Donavan Christopher aka ‘Rappaman’ has released his fourth children’s book “Read Aloud Proudly”. The latest book from his...

Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd director raises almost £2,500 for homeless charities

Stephen Dunn has raised almost £2,500 for local homeless charities after taking part in a CEO Sleepout. The 48-year-old, who is Compliance and People Director...

A not-for-profit start-up marketing agency based in Stockport announced two new client wins!

Six Town Housing and Stockport Credit Union turn to Marketing by Home for the full service marketing, comms & PR.

Wilton Universal Group partners with Stephenson Harwood, HKA and Teesside University for the UK’s...

Wilton Universal Group chief executive Bill Scott OBE is part of a collaboration with Stephenson Harwood LLP, HKA and Teesside University to launch the...

Manufacturing careers initiative has positive impact on local pupils

New figures in from Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2021 show that in four years, the initiative has cumulatively brought more than 15,000 manufacturing experiences to...

Leeds Wellbeing Charity Finally Receives Queen’s Sustainability Award

Leeds' Phoenix Health and Wellbeing finally receives its Queen's Award for Sustainability from the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire

Growing College Moves Into Restored Flemingate House

Flemingate House in Beverley, which is almost 200 years old, has undergone major refurbishment and restoration work to enable Linkage College to expand its operations in the East Yorkshire town.

Northern Grant Applications Open for ‘Weston Charity Awards 2022’

Applications for the Weston Charity Awards 2022 are officially open thanks to a partnership between The Garfield Weston Foundation and charity partner, Pilotlight. The awards offer a package of leadership support and mentoring worth over £22,000.

Stockport Credit Union Records Busiest Month Ever Resulting in Local Investment

Stockport Credit Union (SCU) has recorded the busiest month its ever had, helping more people than ever before on the run up to Christmas.

Northwest school is now paying is no fuel bills this winter – thanks to...

As the government seeks to reduce emissions from schools, North Wales-based, Niche Renewables, has just completed its first project at a Chorley school saving it £10,000 a year. It’s the first of its kind in the whole country.

Scott Bros recycles fun playtime at School of Sanctuary

Youngsters at Abingdon Primary School & Children’s Centre are really enjoying their ‘rubbish’ lunchtime play sessions, thanks to recycling specialists Scott Bros. For the pupils...

Belmayne collects for homeless

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are teaming up with homelessness charity, Pathways of Chesterfield, to provide practical assistance to those who sleep on the streets.

Belmayne delivers first installment of charity cash

Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne, have donated £6,000 to four local charities, with more on the way.

Bellway helps the homeless with Wirral Ark

With a number of developments across Wirral, Bellway has made a monetary donation to Wirral Ark to help the homeless in the region in...

Lancashire firm commits to planting 250 trees as part of sustainability push

Nursery management software specialist Connect Childcare has announced a sustainability drive – seeing the firm commit to planting 250 trees – to help futureproof...

Poynton community come together for showhome opening

With a new ‘ice-cream’ themed showhome at Bellway’s Copperfields development, on Dickens Lane in Poynton, the housebuilder wanted the opening event to be a...

New occupiers move into landmark Beverley building following £550,000 transformation

A landmark office building in Beverley, East Yorkshire, is now a bustling hub of business and learning following a successful restoration, remodelling and refurbishment programme.

West Yorkshire law firm beds down in support of homelessness charity

A West-Yorkshire based homelessness charity has announced the headline sponsor and corporate participants of an upcoming fundraising event.

Department for Education grant gives green light to Ron Dearing UTC expansion

Hull’s employer-led school, Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC), is delighted to have received approval and funding for exciting expansion plans.

Lancashire firm commits to planting 250 trees as part of sustainability push

Nursery management software specialist Connect Childcare has announced a sustainability drive – seeing the firm commit to planting 250 trees – to help futureproof the early years learning environment for upcoming generations.

Science alliance tackles skills gaps with new Careers Taskforce

A new Careers Taskforce to help combat widening skills gaps in industry is being launched by Warrington-based Science Industry Partnership (SIP), with support from Cogent Skills.

Ron Dearing UTC students equipped with cutting edge robotics skills to increase career opportunities

Student engineers of the future are learning crucial robotics skills to give them the edge for exciting career opportunities and fill an increasing national industry skills gap.

Celebrating 40 and with a focus on the decade to come

It’s nearly the end of the 40th anniversary year for Age Concern Central Lancashire, and they had little idea how the pandemic would shape the year or their future.

Bellway picks Prestwich charity for latest donation

With a development located in Prestwich, leading housebuilder Bellway wanted to give back to the local community, lending its support to a local charity. The...

Senior appointment for workplace wellbeing company

Sheffield-headquartered national workplace wellbeing company Champion Health has appointed a wellbeing lead to its growing team.

Care home supports staff career progression

A Tyneside care home has demonstrated its strong focus on staff development with one team member moving up the career ladder from care assistant...

Digital demand drives growth for public services technology provider

The remote, digital services trend of the pandemic has helped drive 90% growth for Voicescape and led to nine new hires at the public...

Bellway buys chromebooks for Melling Primary

Award-winning housebuilder Bellway has purchased two brand new chromebooks for Melling Primary School, located on Wheeler Drive, to be used by pupils during term...

Pure Innovations Launches Rebrand With Logo Reaching For The Stars – As Charity Encourages...

Stockport charity encourages people to reach to the stars with its new branding!

Cheshire Fisherman Reels In A Whopping £300k

A keen fisherman from Sandbach is celebrating today after reeling in a top catch of £300,000 on The National Lottery’s Jewel Smash Scratchcard. Graham Potts,...

Burnley FC in the Community shortlisted for football awards for mental health work with...

Burnley FC’s charitable arm has been shortlisted for two categories in next month’s 2021 Northwest Football Awards. The charity’s outreach work with local schools,...

Huddersfield community organisation launches Christmas card design challenge

With Christmas quickly approaching, Huddersfield based community organisation, Conscious Youth, has launched a Christmas card design challenge for primary and secondary school children across...

Leeds Charity looking for 10th anniversary Ball sponsors

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their annual Wear Red Day event with a celebrity-laden fundraising Ball on February 5th, 2022. And they are looking for local businesses to help sponsor the event.

Staff at HURST raise £4,000 for hospice on away day

Staff at HURST donned hiking boots, backpacks and aprons to help raise £4,000 for a Greater Manchester hospice through a series of sponsored away day activities.

Big increase in homelessness expected across West Yorkshire warns charity

West Yorkshire charity, Simon on the Streets is warning of an expected increase in people turning to our streets, blaming the end of the eviction ban, furlough, and Universal Credit uplift.

Taylor&Emmet lends a paw at Bears auction

A team of volunteers from solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, will be helping ensure the much anticipated ‘Bears of Sheffield’ auction runs smoothly.

Tech boss tackles 286km charity challenge in one week

Yorkshire-based tech boss Tim Mercer has today embarked on a gruelling 286km challenge in aid of the charity Borne. The five-day feat will see Tim...