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Belmayne kicks off grassroots links

Two north Sheffield community sports organisations have received a financial boost, thanks to Dronfield-based Belmayne.

Miller Homes Invests in the Future By Appointing Apprentices And Trainees

As the demand for new homes continues, with 20,000 new homes being the cited requirement in Yorkshire over the next decade, one housebuilder has made a committed investment in its future by appointing a raft of apprentices and trainees.

International digital growth executive joins Panintelligence as chair

Data visualisation, reporting and analytics software developer Panintelligence has appointed Howard Bell, a seasoned commercial and technology growth specialist, as chair.

New design appointment for Yorkshire-headquartered brand consultancy

Yorkshire-headquartered strategic brand consultancy The Engine Room has bolstered its team ahead of projected 2020 growth. Bailey Waterhouse is the Mirfield-based firm’s newly-appointed junior designer....

Travel for business in style – Grand Central announces completion of £9m Adelante fleet...

Business travellers can benefit from a wide range of useful features including free WiFi, extra legroom, table seating and electrical charging points, as Grand Central announces that the refurbishment of its Adelante trains is now complete.

Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019 a “huge success” as results more than double previous year

Organisers and participants of Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019 are heralding the initiative a “huge success” as final figures show a 73% increase in manufacturing...

Managing director of The iNNiTi Effect appointed to board of trustees for renewable energy...

Alexandra Poole, Managing Director and founder of The iNNiTi Effect has been appointed to the board of trustees for Renewable World, an international charity...

Two new deals at Leeds Marshall’s Mill

Two new deals have been secured at Marshall’s Mill, part of The Round Foundry and Marshall’s Mill estate on the South Bank of Leeds....

North Yorkshire gastropub and boutique hotel put on the market for £1.2 million

Licensee of the Year 2019 asks Blacks Business Brokers to find a new owner for the Wyvill Arms in Constable Burton to enable him to retire.

Woven Agency appointed by Legal & General-backed £2bn start-up, Guild Living

Woven announced as the lead strategic and creative partner to Guild Living to revolutionise later living.

£200k loan helps fast-growing metals firm to bridge the gap

A fast-growing specialist metals supplier has secured a £200,000 loan from NPIF - Mercia Debt Finance, which is managed by Mercia and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Banner Jones Wealth Management LLP welcomes new financial planner

Derbyshire and South Yorkshire based Wealth Management firm, Banner Jones Wealth Management, has expanded their team with the appointment of Financial Planner, Simon Dickinson...

Sheffield financial planners recruit new paraplanner

Sheffield based Future Life Wealth Management has appointed a new financial paraplanner as part of the company’s growth plans.

Manufacturing appointment makes an impact at James Heal

Manufacturing expert Kevin Diskin has joined leading Halifax engineering firm James Heal as Manufacturing Manager. Mr Diskin brings over a decade of experience to his...

West Yorkshire band releases version of popular Christmas song to support the homeless

West Yorkshire band, Flat Cap Brass has launched a Christmas appeal, producing their own version of the Christmas classic 'Fairytale of New York' to raise funds for West Yorkshire based homelessness charity Simon on the Streets.

Guiseley Funeral Director’s Book Sales Result In Significant Charity Donation

More than £1,500 has been shared by several West Yorkshire charities after a Guiseley based funeral director wrote a book about funeral planning and vowed to donate the proceeds from it to deserving causes.

Approved Food’s double donation to feed the hungry this Christmas

Food bank and street kitchen to benefit from provisions

Quiz app firm sees record growth

SpeedQuizzing, the York-based tech company that’s revolutionising the pub quiz through its industry leading app, recorded its strongest ever trading month in November, as it remains on track to become a £1m business within the next couple of years.

J&C Joel Ltd appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Sowerby Bridge based worldwide manufacturer of stage and theatre drapes are announce the appointment of new Chief Financial Officer, Lauren Kellett.

Award delight for Mumtaz restaurants ahead of UK expansion plans

Leading Asian food brand plans seven figure investment in new restaurants outside Yorkshire. Mumtaz restaurant in Bradford has been awarded the prestigious Restaurant of the Year title (North East region) for the second year running in the British

Politicians must recognise importance of ‘green steel’, says Materials Processing Institute

The inclusion of the fledgling ‘green steel’ industry into the current political debate has been welcomed by Chris McDonald, chief executive of the Materials...

Eddisons delivers warmer, greener school for Knaresborough primary pupils with £500,000 project

Property consultant Eddisons has completed a £500,000 structural improvement project for the Elevate Multi Academy Trust’s Aspin Park Academy in Knaresborough, which has equipped the 400-pupil primary school with a new roof and fire safety system.

Force24 announces collaboration with young fast-growth agency

Yorkshire-based digital agency Dark Cherry Creative has entered into a partnership with UK marketing automation platform Force24, as the young business gears up for...

Reward Finance Group announces new regional managing director in Leeds

Reward Finance Group has promoted Gemma Wright to regional managing director for Yorkshire and the North East.

New appointment for Leeds engineers supports growth

Leeds civil and structural engineering specialist RWO Associates has appointed a civil engineer as it gears up for expansion in the face of strong...

DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa specifies SpringBond

The newly rebranded DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa, which has just opened in the historic spa town, has specified SpringBond as the underlay of choice in its transformed spa facility.

North East’s largest Building Society makes North Yorkshire acquisition

Newcastle Building Society’s financial advice subsidiary, Newcastle Financial Advisers Ltd, has purchased the advice firm, Fidelis Financial Solutions, based in the bustling market town of Pickering in North Yorkshire.

Huddersfield Golf tour operator sponsors new UK equal gender pro golf tour

The Golf Travel People are delighted to announce their sponsorship of the all-new 2020protour – the first equal gender pro tour in the UK...

Lancashire Waste boosts SRF production capacity with new UNTHA shredders

Alternative fuel production specialist Lancashire Waste Recycling has halved plant wear costs and further boosted manufacturing capacity with an investment in its sixth UNTHA...

CNG Managing Director scoops national Corporate Leader Award

Jacqui Hall, Managing Director of Harrogate-based energy supplier CNG, has been awarded the Corporate Leader Award at the Forward Ladies National Awards and Summit in Leeds.

Extreme strengthens FMCG portfolio with Billington win

Yorkshire-based agency Extreme, has won the multi-channel marketing account for The Billington Group, a privately-owned group of six businesses behind brands such as Glorious! Soups and the English Provender Company.

The perfect Partners for Made in Yorkshire

Yorkshire PR and digital agency, The Partners Group, has joined leading business advisers from across the region in becoming a Made in Yorkshire patron. Made...

TfGM & Mobilleo work in partnership to power a MaaS solution for Greater Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is working in partnership with Fleetondemand’s award-winning Mobility as a Service (MaaS) application Mobilleo to power its ground-breaking IMOVE project.
Bluehoop Digital - Website Design

Tired of paying too much for website design? The Yorkshire agency that’s putting great...

Yorkshire's website design agency, Bluehoop Digital, have launched a brand new service designed to put great website design within the reach of small businesses,...

Recruitment specialist champions workers as “People Ambassador” for Leeds

A Leeds recruitment specialist is calling for the city’s businesses to put their workers first, as part of his new role as an Inclusive...

Taylor&Emmet reviews year in employment law

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is helping local businesses keep up to date with the latest changes in employment law.

Hull Trains Hero Scoops National Industry Award

A Hull Trains’ employee who has been instrumental in rolling out the £60 million Paragon fleet has been recognised as the best rail project...

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...

Metro Rod West Yorkshire kicks off their Christmas fundraising

With Christmas and The New Year just around the corner, after winning the 2019 Spirit of Metro Rod Award at the Annual Conference, Metro Rod West Yorkshire are getting into the Christmas spirit.

Growth prompts relocation for York patent attorneys

A growing firm of patent attorneys headquartered in York has relocated to the Old Fire Station development in the city centre to continue its...

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