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Clarion helps Yorkshire fitness entrepreneur to launch global charitable foundation

Lawyers at Leeds firm Clarion have stepped in to help client Nick Mitchell, the world renowned trainer and founder of Ultimate Performance (UP) Fitness, by donating their services to incorporate his new charitable foundation which has been set up to promote health and fitness for underprivileged children. A former pupil of

East Yorkshire skin expert in demand as scientific speaker

A Beverley skincare doctor has been invited to address delegates at a meeting of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists in Dublin next month. A published author of several scientific skincare papers, Dr Katerina Steventon will share her research about facial massage techniques in different cultures. Dr Steventon, founder of independent skincare consultancy,

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm celebrates ten years in Barnsley

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm is celebrating the ten year anniversary of its Barnsley depot.   Arrow Self Drive opened its Barnsley depot in April 2008, following success in several other Yorkshire depots. The local celebration comes as the firm celebrates 30 years since beginning in Huddersfield. Barnsley depot manager, Louise Ramsbottom, is

The Yorkshire Society honours Jack Tordoff MBE and JCT600

Jack Tordoff, MBE, founder and chairman of Yorkshire-based motor retailer JCT600, is one of a select group of people in the region to be recognised by The Yorkshire Society for his outstanding contribution to the county. For many years, The Yorkshire Society has erected plaques to commemorate Yorkshire men and women

US market experts to visit Leeds to highlight potential of American export market

Several US-based market experts are visiting Leeds in May to share updates on export and trade opportunities. Harriet Cross, the British Government’s Consul General to New England, and Kirsten Chambers, Consul and Head of Trade & Investment at the British Consulate General, will be key speakers at the export event in

Summer flights to be increased from Humberside Airport to Bulgaria

New for the summer 2019 season, Balkan Holidays will increase frequency by introducing a second weekly service from Humberside Airport to Bourgas in Bulgaria. Bourgas is the gateway to the Southern resorts on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, which is a popular destination for holidaymakers and sun worshipers, particularly with its

Yorkshire & Humber food and drink exports soar in 2017

Exports of Yorkshire and the Humber food and drink rose by 11% in 2017 compared to the previous 12 months, the latest HMRC figures show.  The amount of food and drink exports from the region increased to £1.14bn in the year to December 2017. Best sellers overseas included meat (£157m), dairy/eggs

hlw Keeble Hawson acts in launch of new pilates studio

hlw Keeble Hawson’s latest raft of deals includes securing a six-year lease for a new pilates studio which has launched  in Hillsborough, Sheffield. Flex Pilates Studio has transformed a former fancy dress hire outlet into a 1,076 sq ft studio to teach Modified Pilates which helps to prevent the recurrence of

The Courtyard Dental Centre recognised for its national best practice in The Parliamentary Review

The Courtyard Dental Centre in Huddersfield has been showcased as an example of excellence in UK private healthcare in a key Government publication. The forward-thinking town centre practice has been featured in The Parliamentary Review – a series of documents, endorsed by Prime Minister Theresa May, with the aim of inspiring

Freemasons donation boosts funds for Barnsley Hospice

Barnsley Hospice has received a grant of £1400 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation, to help provide care for patients with life-limiting illnesses. This is just one of 245 grants to hospices around the country from Freemasons. In total £600,000 will be donated to hospices all over England and Wales this year. Contributions

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