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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

New ultra-fast internet scheme open to West Yorkshire businesses

A new £2 million Gigabit Voucher Scheme is being launched to help businesses to invest in their digital infrastructure. Yorkshire is one of six locations chosen to pilot the UK Government funded scheme which offers SMEs in Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield and York Council areas vouchers worth up to £3,000

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

Success for Yorkshire property development team in national awards

A team of Yorkshire businesses led by York-based developer Northminster Ltd., has won national acclaim at the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Awards 2017 Grand Final. Clementhorpe Maltings, a development of six contemporary town houses in York, beat tough competition from around the UK to scoop the coveted Residential Award. The

Miller’s Fish and Chips highly commended in Yorkshire tourism awards

Miller’s Fish and Chips is celebrating after being highly commended in the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards The Haxby-based fish and chip shop was shortlisted in the Taste of Yorkshire Award following a rigorous judging process and six weeks of mystery shopping. Shortlisted entrants had to demonstrate creativity in their

BHP bolsters its team with 20 new recruits

Chartered Accountancy firm BHP has reinforced its commitment to training the next generation of accountants, by recruiting 20 apprentices, graduates and placement students to work across five of the firm’s departments in Sheffield, Leeds, Cleckheaton, Chesterfield and York. The Apprentices will work within the Audit and Accounts Department, the Tax Department,

England’s first self-built distillery set to begin gin production

A boutique Yorkshire-based gin and whisky distillery is nearing completion, with 75 per cent of the build finished and gin distillation set to begin early in the new year. England’s first self-built whisky and gin distillery, Cooper King Distillery, will commence production of its juniper-led gin and open its doors to

Law firm Rollits appoints employment specialist

Law firm Rollits has appointed employment law specialist Caroline Neadley to its existing team of employment law experts. Solicitor Caroline joins Rollits from Humberside Police and brings with her over 15 years’ experience in both the public and private sector. She will use her expertise to advise business clients on employment legislation, tribunal