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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy welcomed The Queen to Hull

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to its offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory at Alexandra Dock, Hull. On arrival at the site, Her Majesty drove the full 75 metre length of the turbine blade that featured as an art installation in the Queen Victoria Square, in

Biomass supplier secures £200k to fuel growth

A fast-growing Yorkshire company, which has become one of the region’s leading suppliers of biomass wood pellets, has secured £200,000 to support its further growth from NPIF – Mercia Debt Finance, which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. VerdEnergy supplies customers throughout the North of England from its headquarters

City Region business leaders in joint Budget call to Hammond

The leading figures of the business world in the Sheffield City Region today wrote to Chancellor Philip Hammond to set out their expectations of what should be included in next week’s Budget. In an unprecedented move, the heads of the City Region, the Company of Cutlers, the Federation of Small Businesses,

NGC Networks grows education portfolio

Business communications specialist NGC Networks has implemented a new telephony solution at a leading Yorkshire independent school. NGC Networks has completed a project for Silcoates School in Wakefield to replace a legacy Alcatel telephone system with a new Avaya IP based telephony solution. The investment by Silcoates School has delivered improved internal

Westfield Health welcomes Duke of Gloucester to new HQ

One of Sheffield’s best-known businesses has welcomed a special Royal visitor to its new headquarters. The Duke of Gloucester looked round Westfield Health’s state of the art offices, in Charter Row, met staff and was briefed on the work of the Westfield Health Charitable Trust with local and national charities. His Royal

New-look Costcutter store joins Bishopthorpe Road celebrations

As "Bishy" Road officially turns on its Christmas lights this Saturday, York shoppers will also be treated to a day of family fun at the unveiling of the new-look Costcutter convenience store. The family run Costcutter store which has been situated on Bishopthorpe Road for over 20 years, has undergone a

Multinational investment secured and jobs created at Sheffield City Region

A huge vote of confidence has been demonstrated in Sheffield City Region (SCR) with the creation of new jobs, new businesses, and major international investment over the last three years. Figures show that, since 2014, the local economy has gained 37,000 jobs, with 16,000 created due to activity led by the

Inventor receives £500k backing for toy robots that teach kids to code

A Yorkshire entrepreneur who has launched a new range of ‘smart toy’ robots which teach children to code, has secured a £500k investment from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). BinaryBots™ is the brainchild of software developer Chris Burgess. The range features characters including