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Northern Powerhouse Minister: ‘Government determined to address’ challenges facing the North

Northern Powerhouse Minister Andrew Percy is calling on businesses in the North to tackle the “massive” challenges facing the region. The MP for Brigg and Goole spoke of the issues facing…

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25 new jobs created as £2m Mediterranean restaurant officially opens in Leeds

25 new jobs have been created as a new £2m Mediterranean restaurant has officially opened in Weetwood, North Leeds. Over 150…

Harrogate’s Stowe Family Law to expand national footprint with Livingbridge investment

Livingbridge, the mid-market private equity firm, has invested in Stowe Family Law LLP, the largest family law firm in the…

Local workforce targeted as work begins on new homes development at Swanland Park in Helmsley

Work is now underway on a new housing development at Wharfedale Homes’ Swanland Road site in Helmsley. The development, which will…

Hull engineering firm signs framework on transport vessels for Siemens’ turbine blades

A Hull-based electrical engineering firm has signed a framework agreement to provide maintenance work on vessels transporting Siemens’ turbine blades…

Mixed-use Bradford city centre development site launched to market

A 2.59-acre mixed use development site at George Street in Bradford city centre has been launched to market. Keyland Developments Ltd…

Vintage boutique to open new store at retail centre of Hull’s £80m Fruit Market

Poorboy Boutique, the independent vintage fashion brand, is set to open in Hull’s Fruit Market area. Poorboy Boutique will be the…

Sheffield specialist engineering firm signs five year service deal with Hitachi Rail Europe

Street CraneXpress (SCX), the Sheffield-based specalist engineering firm, has signed a new five-year maintenance contract with Hitachi Rail. The company is…

North Yorkshire food producer to create 50 new jobs as sausage factory nears completion

HECK, the North Yorkshire food producer, has announced that 50 new jobs will be created once its sausage factory in…

Yorkshire town centre retail buildings see ‘great deal of interest’ from property investors

Dacres Commercial has announced the sale of two prominent retail-led buildings in Ilkley and Thirsk to property investors. In addition, the…

Leeds architect draws up plans for residential scheme on £160m Alderley Park masterplan

Leeds-based Brewster Bye Architects has been appointment to work on part of a £160m masterplan at the 400-acre Alderley Park…

Asda reports decline in rate of sales slump

Asda, the Leeds-headquartered supermarket chain, has reported a 2.9% sales decline for the fourth quarter to 31st December 2016. Although Asda…

The Harrogate Brasserie acquired by family-run Keighley brewer

Keighley-based brewer Timothy Taylor’s has completed the acquisition of The Harrogate Brasserie for an undisclosed sum. Located on Cheltenham Parade in…

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I’m often asked what ‘good’ social media practice is. But… can…

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