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Capital B Media nominated for a hat-trick of prestigious awards

A South Yorkshire public relations and communications agency has been nominated for a hat-trick of prestigious industry awards. Capital B Media has been shortlisted in all three categories it entered for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards, for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The annual PRide awards, judged by a team

Strong growth at historic engineering firm

Historic Sheffield sub-contract engineering firm PCT has created a new welding team to meet growing demand from the construction industry. The five-strong team are working a split shift system as orders continue to increase for the engineering sub-contractor which now employs 70. Earlier this year PCT invested more than £550,000 in new

Law firm joins rush of entries for charity paint pelting challenge

Lawyers and paralegals from hlw Keeble Hawson’s Leeds office will be pelted by "colour snipers" during a 5km run to boost funds for Sue Ryder. The team is taking part in the second Manorlands PaintRush in Keighley on July 23 where obstacles also include a colour mountain and cargo nets. Participants are

Insurance experts buck the trend by founding new brokerage

Two ambitious insurance professionals from South Yorkshire have bucked the trend in the insurance industry and launched what promises to be an exciting new insurance brokerage. At a time when face-to-face broker advice is increasingly hard to find for commercial clients and high net worth private clients, Sam Leeder and Paul

Trio of centenarians is a record for Sheffield care home

Birthday messages from the queen at Buckingham Palace have been arriving thick and fast at Broomgrove Nursing Home of late. In fact the Sheffield-based care home is celebrating a trio of ladies that have reached the grand old age of 100 - a record for them! Betty Richardson, 101 years-old; Lucille Burnand, 100

Sheffield children benefit from £40,000 investment in sporting activities

Sheffield City Trust (SCT) has announced a huge investment in initiatives to get the city’s children active this summer.   SCT’s operating arm, SIV, will offer free swimming and skating lessons as part of a £40,000 fund aimed at getting hundreds of children playing sports and learning a new life skill.  With

Help shape the future of your Region – apply to be a LEP Board member

Dynamic individuals with an understanding of business and a taste for a challenge are being sought to help drive forward the work of the Sheffield City Region (SCR). Four members of the board of the Local Enterprise Partnership – or LEP - have reached the end of their three-year term and

AME Group recognised among world’s best product designers

A Yorkshire product development specialist has collected an international design award for an innovative device that fits door handles in under five minutes.  Sheffield-based AME Group won a Red Dot award for JigTech Pro, which it developed in partnership with Ossett-based Dale Hardware.  AME senior mechanical designer Ben Wilkinson and Dale Hardware

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