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Special edition Grand Central train celebrates York’s Shakespearian summer

People travelling by train this summer may well have caught a glimpse of Grand Central’s William Shakespeare train – in celebration of the company’s title sponsorship of Europe’s first pop-up Shakespearian Theatre. Grand Central named one of its newly refurbished Adelante trains after the Bard, one of the world’s greatest playwrights,

Airport masterplan consultation results reveal overwhelming public support

Following the launch of its draft Masterplan and subsequent public consultation, Doncaster Sheffield Airport revealed early results of the consultation which show overwhelming public support for the development plans and desire to see an East Coast Mainline station at the airport site delivered. More than 90 per cent of respondents expressed

Newby to complete residential scheme in Ripon

North Yorkshire developer Newby is to complete the transformation of its residential rental development, The Station, a former two-storey public house and hotel in the cathedral city of Ripon. The rental scheme is due for completion in September 2018. Closed and neglected for many years, the property which is situated on the

One Big Day Harrogate returns for 2018

One Big Day Harrogate is returning next weekend to offer disabled motorists and their families the chance to discover worry-free motoring with the Motability Scheme. The extensive display of vehicles for disabled people will set up home at the Yorkshire Event Centre on Saturday 11 August following last year’s hugely successful

Nexus Vehicle Rental bought for £142m

Phoenix Equity Partners (Phoenix), one of the UK’s leading independent private equity investors has acquired the majority shareholding of Nexus Vehicle Rental from Bowmark Capital. Established in 1999, Nexus is the UK’s leading tech-driven business mobility provider, offering clients access to the UK’s largest supply chain of daily rental vehicles. Connecting

Social enterprise sows seeds for growth at Unity Business Centre

A Leeds-based social enterprise which promotes better mental health through growing fresh produce is going from strength to strength after establishing an indoor farm at Unity Business Centre in Chapeltown. Using a process known as hypoponics in which plants are grown in sand, gravel, or liquid rather than soil, Growing Better

Beal launches recruitment drive to boost workforce during landmark year

Housebuilder Beal Homes has launched a major recruitment drive as it delivers a series of prestigious developments in a landmark year for the business. The family-owned company is aiming to hire up to 50 new staff, across all departments, by the end of 2018, with some new recruits having already joined. This

Helmsley Group embarks on luxury homes development

York based The Helmsley Group has started work on a new residential development featuring luxury family homes at Fulford, York.   A total 14 four, five and six-bedroom houses will be built at Connaught Court off St Oswalds Road, with some stunning aspects over the Ings and the River Ouse.   The first three properties are

West Yorkshire driver comes third in FTA Van Excellence Driver of the Year

Kriss Asenov of Keighley, is celebrating after achieving third place in the Van Excellence Driver of the Year 2018 contest, following a rigorous assessment day at the headquarters of Mercedes-Benz Vans UK, sponsor of the nationwide competition.  Kriss also secured first place in the manoeuvring test. Mark Cartwright, head of

Joint investment provides a warmer welcome to Yorkshire at DSA

Yorkshire’s award winning Doncaster Sheffield Airport will be giving passengers an even warmer welcome to the region from today (Tuesday 24 July) following the installation of the iconic Welcome to Yorkshire branding in the terminal and a revamped tourist information centre. The refurbishment is a joint investment between the airport and