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Trade Skills 4U set for expansion with new £1m Yorkshire site

Electrical training course provider, Trade Skills 4U (TS4U), has announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art training facility in Leeds, as it looks to target aspiring electricians in the Yorkshire and North East regions. Established in 2005, the Gatwick-headquartered business specialises in electrical training, delivering courses to over 3,000 students per

Barnsley-based vehicle-hire firm partners with local hospice

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has entered into a long-term partnership with Barnsley Hospice. Arrow Self Drive will provide the charity with exclusive use of a Luton tail lift van, for use across the hospice’s nine retail sites in the region.   Arrow Self Drive’s contribution will allow the charity to

Budding engineers across Yorkshire invited to get careers on track

Budding engineers in Yorkshire are invited to visit the brand new National College for High Speed Rail on Carolina Way, for its open day next week, where they can find out about the training opportunities and employer connections offered at the largest of five new government-backed, employer-led national colleges. 2018 is

Transport planning apprentices pen award winning success

Two transport planning apprentices from Leeds College of Building will have their work published in a national magazine having each won a coveted award from the UK association for the promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS-UK). First year student at Leeds College of Building, Daniel Johnson, took first place in the

Grand Central applies to run additional services on its North East and West Riding routes

Grand Central, an open access train operator and part of the Arriva Group, has begun consultation with other train companies and the infrastructure operator Network Rail to operate more trains per day. The new services would run on its current routes as well as offer new direct journey opportunities for passengers

Suttons Tankers acquires waste and fuels specialist Bullard

Suttons Tankers has acquired the trade of Bullard Ltd, a UK transport company specialising in the chemical waste and fuels sector. The deal sees the equipment, drivers and company’s customers, being managed by Suttons with the company’s founder Simon Bullard remaining in a key account management role. The company based in Dinnington

Wates Residential commit to community

Wates Residential, the national developer currently building the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust’s (JRHT) £24m extra care development, New Lodge, in the garden village of New Earswick, York, has pledged to support important local causes in the area. Next month, Wates will host its two-week accredited training programme, Building Futures. Beginning on

Cushman & Wakefield acts on Leeds’ largest ever warehouse deal

Cushman & Wakefield has advised technology distributor, Premier Farnell on its pre-let of 360,000 sq ft at Logic Leeds, the largest ever warehouse development in Leeds. Located in a Leeds City Council Enterprise Zone, the deal will retain £650m in revenue and jobs in the Yorkshire region. Logic Leeds, a Muse

ABP crane investment set to lift booming Port of Hull to new heights

The arrival of two state-of-the-art cranes worth £10.5 million will enable ABP’s Hull Container Terminal to handle double the volume of trade by increasing capacity to more than 400,000 units per year. The giant 600 tonne and 50 metre high ship-to-shore gantry cranes made an impressive entrance as they arrived fully

Expert planner responds to Local Government Association accusations of land banking

Stuart Natkus, planning director at planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore, responded to a report published by the Local Government Association which claims a significant number of new homes with planning permission are not being built. He said: “This was a table-top exercise with accusations highlighted in this report that don’t