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Roofing manufacturer expands with new Yorkshire base

A designer and manufacturer of roof trusses, joists and tiles has crossed the Irish Sea to lease a 10,000 sq ft warehouse in West Yorkshire as it expands to meet demand from customers in England. Rafferty Roof Trusses, headquartered in Coleraine, County Londonderry, has secured a modern warehouse unit with office

Costcutter raise over £1,000 to support families with sick children in

Nationwide convenience store operator Costcutter Supermarkets Group has raised over £1,000 for The Sick Children’s Trust to keep families with seriously ill children together in free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation. The Sick Children’s Trust runs ten ‘Homes from Home’ across the country, three of which are located at specialist paediatric hospitals

Vapour Cloud invests in in-house service desk

Elland headquartered Vapour Cloud has invested in a new service desk to support the technology firm’s ever-increasing client base. The GDPR-compliant facility – which has been designed in line with ITIL best practice – has been launched this month following a five-figure investment, six months of planning and a further two

Leo Group “tackles” thriving Halifax junior football club’s parking woes

A thriving Halifax junior football club’s lack of parking facilities has been successfully “tackled” by a Calderdale environmental company. Boothtown-based Leo Group, along with the help of Leeds-based waste management company Associated Waste Management Ltd, has created a brand-new car park for Beacon Rangers – which plays in the Huddersfield Junior

SNF enlists Smith Brothers for prestigious Billingham connection

Yorkshire power contractor Smith Brothers has been appointed by world-leading polymer provider SNF, to carry out large-scale electrical engineering works at its first UK-based manufacturing facility. Having been enlisted as the Independent Connections Provider (ICP) by SNF, high voltage specialist Smith Brothers will be responsible for the 66kV load connection of

Gin and tunes for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance fundraiser at Pocklington Farm Shop

Gin lovers are being given the chance to taste locally distilled spirits as they enjoy live tunes from popular singer Chris Berry in the name of charity.  Following the success of the first G & T (Gin and Therapy) event that raised over £200 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance in November,

Flood management schemes backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Two flood alleviation schemes backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee will help reduce the risk of flooding for hundreds of homes and businesses across Leeds City Region, protect land for new development and provide a refuge for endangered animals. The Natural Flood Management Programme and Wyke Beck Valley Project

High voltage specialist Smith Brothers appointed to energise eleven wind turbines

Two wind farms in Scotland are closer to completion following the appointment of Elland-based high voltage electrical engineering firm Smith Brothers. Spread across two adjacent sites, eleven wind turbines will provide a combined output of 23.55MW to the SSE network once energised. 14.35MW of this will be delivered by seven turbines

Leo Group’s £273k Ravenscliffe School Christmas present

Calderdale’s only special school has been given an early Christmas present, thanks to the fundraising efforts of a Boothtown-based environmental company. Leo Group chairman Danny Sawrij was the guest of honour at Ravenscliffe High School’s end of term assembly, where he handed over a cheque for £273,284.09, which will go towards

Electrical engineering experts boost tendering team with new hire

Elland-based power engineering firm Smith Brothers has enlisted a new tendering engineer, as it prepares for further continued growth in 2018. Marc Hildreth joins the high voltage experts from Schneider Electric, bringing 12 years of electrical engineering experience to the five-strong tendering team. As team leader of the 11kV project division in

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