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Wilkinson Woodward recognised for charitable work

West Yorkshire solicitors Wilkinson Woodward have reached the shortlist in the 2017 Calderdale Community Spirit Awards. In recognition of their ongoing support for local charity The Next Step Trust, the Halifax based law firm has been shortlisted in the Corporate and Community Partnership category. Organised by The Community Foundation for Calderdale, the awards

Halifax lawyer swaps suit for boots in marathon charity trek

Halifax lawyer James Bell is swapping his suit for boots in a marathon distance trek to raise funds for The Alzheimer’s Society. James, who works for solicitors Wilkinson Woodward, is taking part in Trek 26, a gruelling 26 mile walk along the ancient Roman paths of Hadrian’s Wall. The event, which takes

School’s hall project quarter-of-a-million pounds nearer, thanks to Leo Group

A Calderdale school’s ambitious plans for a new sixth form and community centre are more than quarter-of-a-million pounds closer thanks to the fund-raising efforts of a local firm.  Boothtown-based environmental company, The Leo Group, has raised a staggering £265,000 in under one week for the Ravenscliffe Spring Hall project, via a

New chair announced for The Piece Hall Trust as transformation nears completion

Roger Marsh OBE has been appointed to the role of chair of The Piece Hall Trust, leading the independent charity tasked with operating the transformed Grade I Listed building into a dynamic new chapter.   The Piece Hall will reopen on Yorkshire Day, August 1, following an extensive multi-million pound renovation. Roger

Halifax firm celebrates HRLFC’s 1987 winning “band of renegades”

Halifax-based chartered financial advisors, Investing For Tomorrow, will welcome the town’s 1987 champion rugby league team to The Shay stadium, 30 years after their victory at the Challenge Cup final at Wembley. A weekend of celebrations for the Halifax Rugby League team will kick-off on July 1. A reunion dinner with fans

GRAHAM Construction sparks a Eureka! moment for children’s museum

GRAHAM Construction has started work on the installation of Spark Gallery, a new exhibition space at Eureka! the National Children’s Museum in Halifax, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. As a gift to Eureka!, the contractor has donated more than £10,000 worth of materials and labour to the space

Calderdale business people urged to support special charity lunch

Tickets are now on sale for business people to support a special celebration and raise money for two worthy causes. Nearly 250 people helped to raise an impressive £18,000 for the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice at last year’s first-ever Kirklees and Calderdale Charity Lunch (KACCL). However, the fantastic fundraisers want to

Halifax-based financial advisers host HRLFC networking lunch with rugby legend

Halifax-based chartered financial advisors, Investing For Tomorrow, has teamed up with The Halifax Rugby League Football Club to sponsor its "Doing the Business" Networking Club. Being held at the Shay Stadium on June 22, the event will welcome former New Zealand rugby player, Robbie Hunter-Paul, who also captained Bradford Bulls in 1996 and became the