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East Yorkshire poultry business’s expansion plans will create 15 new jobs

Plans to increase capacity at Middleton on the Wolds based chicken specialist Soanes Poultry will result in 15 new jobs.  The £1.6million poultry factory extension project will increase capacity by 20 per cent from June 2019 and will create employment in the sales and marketing, processing and distribution departments.  Soanes Poultry's general

Chemicals firm secures investment from PHD Equity Partners

A Goole-based chemicals business which supplies own-label products to industry has secured a significant investment from PHD Equity Partners to help to drive its growth. Technikraft produces over 800 different formulations including cleaners, fuel additives, anti-corrosion and lubrication products. The company serves clients in the UK and overseas including multinational oil

Beal makes it a Yorkshire Housebuilder of the Year hat-trick!

Family-owned Beal Homes has been crowned Yorkshire Housebuilder of the Year yet again. Beal claimed the prize at the prestigious Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards and the accolade means the company has been named as the county’s top housebuilder in major awards for three consecutive years. The latest award came at a

Chocolate poppy sculpture up for auction to raise cash for veterans’ charity

Remembrance poppies have long been associated with military servicemen who have died during conflict. The humble flower has been famously depicted in many forms from paper, to ceramic and even knitted, to symbolise the fallen and help raise funds to support veterans and their families. Now, Beverley-based White Rabbit Chocolatiers has taken

Beverley Racecourse reveals plans for new £4.8m grandstand

Beverley Racecourse has revealed plans for a new grandstand – the largest single investment in the history of the venue. The racecourse has submitted an application to East Riding of Yorkshire Council for full planning permission for the £4.8m development which will provide an enhanced customer experience and additional hospitality opportunities

Beverley skincare specialist launches second product in signature range

An East Yorkshire skincare expert has launched a specialist eye and lip serum based on her own research into skin feel. ‘9' is an anti-ageing serum for tired, dehydrated eyes and lips that is inspired by Beverley based Dr Katerina Steventon's 20 years' scientific research and professional expertise and refined by

Sixty outlets in first three months for Yorkshire start-up distillery

A Yorkshire-based start-up gin and whisky distillery has partnered with more than 60 outlets across the country in its first three months since releasing its inaugural gin Based in Sutton-on-the-Forest, North Yorkshire, Cooper King Distillery released its pioneering product, Cooper King Dry Gin in spring this year. The company, which was

Taste of the Yorkshire Coast impresses beer judges

Two beers from the Yorkshire Wolds have been voted amongst the best in the world after winning medals at the International Beer Challenge 2018. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery's first gluten free beer, Against the Grain, impressed the judges in blind taste tests and was awarded a silver medal in

Yorkshire Wolds brewery and events business raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support

A Yorkshire Wolds brewery and events business are raising valuable funds for a leading cancer charity.  Hunmanby based Wold Top Brewery and sister company Muddy Souls Events are supporting Macmillan Cancer Support as their chosen charity of the year.  The charity provides practical, emotional and personal support to people affected by cancer

Firms find room to grow at vibrant Flemingate

A flagship office development in Beverley is now fully occupied after two more businesses moved in. Armstrong House is the town’s first “Grade A” office building and is located at regeneration leader Wykeland Group’s fast-growing Flemingate centre. Now, two successful local firms, independent financial advisor Ashley Phillips and software developer Garage Data