Yorkshire’s largest pet care service, The Dog Walker, is celebrating success after annual turnover at its Ilkley franchise increased by 600 per cent to £30,000. Benjamin Barlow took over the struggling Ilkley franchise two years ago, and has since built up the business by expanding the daily dog walk, pet boarding
Thomas Black, a well-known West Yorkshire businessmen, has made a George Formby-inspired anti-litter film, following the astonishing success of his first anti-litter campaigning film three years ago. Mr Black, the former joint chairman of the Keighley-based Peter Black Holdings, a major supplier of a wide range of products and services to
Mike Davies, the founder and chairman of the Principle Healthcare Group and founder of The Principle Trust Children's Charity, both based in Skipton, North Yorkshire, has been honoured with an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. The Honour has been awarded, and the Citation in The London Gazette reads for "Services
Footsore staff from a Yorkshire estate agency have broken new ground – quite literally - in the way they are raising £20,000 to help children with life-limiting illnesses. Linley & Simpson marked its 20th anniversary by setting staff the gruelling non-stop challenge of hiking 20 miles across 20 Lake District peaks in
A former religious retreat situated in almost four acres of picturesque grounds and overlooking the dramatic expanse of Ilkley Moor is being sold for redevelopment. Myddelton Grange, which is being marketed by national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH), is owned by the Diocese of Leeds and was previously a
Leeds Law firm Ison Harrison has appointed Sarah Laughey to head up and help expand the family law department at its Ilkley branch. Born and bred in Ilkley, Sarah joins the firm from Switalskis Solicitors in Bradford where she worked for 12 years. Sarah has more than ten years’ experience as a family solicitor after qualifying in 2007.
As over 750,000 employers face new responsibilities this year to contribute to their staff pension pots, small business owners across the region are being urged to act now to avoid hefty fines and potential prosecution. Julia Forrester who owns TaxAssist Accountants in Ilkley said: “A record number of businesses reach their