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Harrogate development site sold to Persimmon

A development of 600 homes on land off Penny Pot Lane in Harrogate will commence shortly following the sale of two adjoining sites to national housebuilder, Persimmon Homes. Property agents, Cushman & Wakefield, on behalf of Woodard Corporation and Hallam Land Management, and Carter Jonas, on behalf of Mealia Partnership, have

G3 survey reveals dealers’ 2018 reliance on auctions

New statistics from Leeds-based independent car auction brand G3 Remarketing suggest that dealers still prefer purchasing stock from auctions in person, despite increasing digital alternatives. The company’s findings reveal that physical auctions still hold the appeal that they always have done – and predict that traders will still want to see,

The Car People acquired by Sytner

The Car People has been acquired by the Sytner Group, the UK’s leading dealer group. Established in 2000, The Car People operates from four supermarkets in Wakefield, Sheffield, Manchester and Warrington, selling 18,000 vehicles a year. The news follows Sytner’s acquisition of The Car Shop in January 2017. The acquisition of The Car

Architects cycle ride raises £2,300 for Disability Action Yorkshire

A Harrogate architects’ practice sponsored bike ride has raised £2,300 for Disability Action Yorkshire. The ride’s distance – 80km – was chosen to coincide with the number of years the charity had been existence, and was completed by a team of 23, including the Disability Action Yorkshire Chair, Neil Revely and

Development in “class of its own” as former Wakefield school is transformed

Developers are breathing new life into the site of one of Wakefield’s oldest schools by transforming it into a boutique £2.5m collection of new homes. Ten years since the century-old Walton Junior School closed its gates for the final time, a new chapter is now being written in village history. After standing

Tech innovation readies G3 Group for big 2018

Leeds-headquartered motoring brand The G3 Group has invested heavily in a number of internal innovations, as the company prepares for further growth in 2018. An app developed by G3 Remarketing’s own technical team will improve the security of vehicles on site, not to mention the efficiency with which cars, bikes and

Self-hire companies, fleets and hauliers need to act on 2017’s warnings

Motor fleet insurance specialist, Gauntlet, is encouraging fleet operators and fleet managers to focus on the risk areas that affected the world of fleet management in 2017 and get the right protection in place in 2018. The first scenario affected the self-hire market, where hired vehicles were tragically used to kill

Original Park Hill engineering firm in £21m Sheffield council block transformation

Arup Sheffield, the engineering consultancy that designed the original Park Hill complex over 60 years ago, has been appointed to transform a block in the council estate into a £21m creative hub, including Sheffield's largest art gallery. Park Hill Art Space will see the Duke Street block in the city centre turned into a new

York tour operator launches absolutely fabulous new TV advertising campaign

Great Rail Journeys, the UK’s leading escorted rail holiday operator has launched a new nationwide TV advertising campaign, which will run until February 18.   The York-based tour operator specialising in rail holidays around the world showcase some of the best-selling destinations in the 30 second promotion.   Destinations featured in the advert include

Yorkshire advisors drive Darlington haulier out of administration

Advisors from Yorkshire's Wilson Field have saved 12 jobs at a Darlington low load haulier after it was bought out of administration. Transcar Trading Limited specialised in collecting and delivering motor vehicles nationwide with its main clientele including major car dealers Bristol Street Motors, Lookers and Knaresborough Vauxhall. The company, which traded

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