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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

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

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

Two West Yorkshire van drivers nationally recognised as industry stars

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the largest membership body in the UK logistics sector, has announced two West Yorkshire van drivers - Garry Walker of Wakefield and Kriss Asenov of Keighley - have been selected as finalists in the Van Excellence Driver of the Year contest. Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd,

Car dealership under new ownership with plans to double turnover and create jobs

The new owner of well-established North Yorkshire dealership, Darren Allick Cars, has announced plans to increase stock, create jobs and drive up turnover to £10m over the next two years. Businessman and car enthusiast Simon Hannah - who started out in the motor industry more than 30 years ago -

Lookers help Leeds public breathe easy for Clean Air Day 2018

Lookers Nissan helped visitors to Leeds City Centre go green by showcasing their leading electric vehicles as part of Clean Air Day. The event, which was held at Briggate in the city centre and organised by Leeds City Council with support by Radio Aire, was part of a national network of

Technology fuels record rentals for Nexus

Pudsey-based Nexus Vehicle Rental, the UK’s leading tech driven business mobility provider, has continued its period of sustained growth, processing a record number of bookings in the first half of 2018, six months after the firm reported its fourth consecutive year of double-digit growth. On a single day in June, Nexus