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Flood management schemes backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Two flood alleviation schemes backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee will help reduce the risk of flooding for hundreds of homes and businesses across Leeds City Region, protect land for new development and provide a refuge for endangered animals. The Natural Flood Management Programme and Wyke Beck Valley Project

High voltage specialist Smith Brothers appointed to energise eleven wind turbines

Two wind farms in Scotland are closer to completion following the appointment of Elland-based high voltage electrical engineering firm Smith Brothers. Spread across two adjacent sites, eleven wind turbines will provide a combined output of 23.55MW to the SSE network once energised. 14.35MW of this will be delivered by seven turbines

Leo Group’s £273k Ravenscliffe School Christmas present

Calderdale’s only special school has been given an early Christmas present, thanks to the fundraising efforts of a Boothtown-based environmental company. Leo Group chairman Danny Sawrij was the guest of honour at Ravenscliffe High School’s end of term assembly, where he handed over a cheque for £273,284.09, which will go towards

Electrical engineering experts boost tendering team with new hire

Elland-based power engineering firm Smith Brothers has enlisted a new tendering engineer, as it prepares for further continued growth in 2018. Marc Hildreth joins the high voltage experts from Schneider Electric, bringing 12 years of electrical engineering experience to the five-strong tendering team. As team leader of the 11kV project division in

Power engineering specialist announces festive fundraising venture

High voltage electrical engineering firm Smith Brothers has announced it will be hosting a week-long fundraising event, in an ambitious bid to raise more than £1000 for three different charities. Set to take place in December at the company’s Elland HQ, the main event of the charity week will be an

New ultra-fast internet scheme open to West Yorkshire businesses

A new £2 million Gigabit Voucher Scheme is being launched to help businesses to invest in their digital infrastructure. Yorkshire is one of six locations chosen to pilot the UK Government funded scheme which offers SMEs in Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield and York Council areas vouchers worth up to £3,000

Citivale Partners with Investcorp to develop £40m portfolio

Yorkshire-based property investment and asset management company, Citivale, has partnered with US property investor Investcorp to manage and develop a multi-million pound property portfolio. Investcorp, which is seeking to expand its real estate activities beyond the US, has just acquired seven industrial properties across the UK, including two in Yorkshire, for

Walker Singleton’s own Halifax heritage to become part of The Piece Hall’s future

Calderdale chartered surveyors, Walker Singleton, are the latest business to show its support for the recently restored Piece Hall in Halifax by becoming a corporate member. Alongside this, the company – which was founded in Sowerby Bridge in 1889 is donating to The Piece Hall Trust an original handbill from 1826,

Smith Brothers powers up the UK’s biggest battery

Power engineering specialist Smith Brothers has contributed its high voltage expertise to powering up the UK’s largest standalone battery storage site. Acting as the Independent Connections Provider (ICP) for the 15MW Lockleaze Fast Frequency Response (FFR) facility in Bristol, the Elland-based firm was enlisted by contractor Metka-EGN to carry out the

Vantage conquers Yorkshire’s Three Peaks for the Prince’s Trust

Knaresborough-based Vantage Motor Group has raised £10,000 for The Prince’s Trust, the UK’s leading youth charity which has helped 825,000 people into work education or training, by conquering the demanding Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks Challenge. Vantage founder and managing director Mark Robinson led a team of seven employees on the expedition

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