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Leeds football firm’s record year of growth

A start-up sports business, specialising in children’s football coaching, has increased revenue by nearly 300 per cent in its third year in business. Established in 2015, Foot-Tech Academy has reported a record year of growth, having increased revenue from £14,000 to £55,000. The firm has also expanded into East Leeds and

The oldest hotel in the UK seeks new owner

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has brought to the market The Lowther Hotel and The Drake Inn, both located in the heart of the historic town of Goole, in East Yorkshire. The Grade II listed Lowther Hotel was built in 1824, operating as a hotel since its inception. It

Yorkshire coast sister companies launch combined tours

Two Yorkshire coast businesses have collaborated to offer people a taste of two locally produced drinks.  Wold Top Brewery and its sister company, Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery have launched a combined tour that runs every Tuesday afternoon.  Starting at the Hunmanby Grange brewery at 2pm, visitors enjoy an hour long behind

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park recognised with prestigious national design award

The unique Olympic legacy project took the honours in the Landscape Architecture of the Year category at the 2018 AJ Architecture Awards. The Awards, at The Roundhouse Camden London, recognise excellence in UK architecture across a range of categories, from school project of the year to housing project of the year. Sheffield

Mercure Leeds Centre Hotel now officially open

The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Coun Graham Latty, and Lady Mayoress, Coun Pat Latty, officially opened the new Mercure Leeds Centre Hotel at a launch party organised by general manager Ruslana Yarmolyuk. Elegant cocktails and canapés were served to attendees including Splendid Hospitality’s Chairman Shiraz Boghani, vice chairman Nadeem Boghani, CEO

The DoubleTree by Hilton York recogmnised for social responsibility

The DoubleTree by Hilton York has been recognised for its ethical business practice and support of charity. The four-star hotel was one of three organisations shortlisted in the Social Responsibility Business category at the York Press Business Awards, which was held at York Race Course and attended by more than 250

Keebles acts for Vacation Rentals UK in Mulberry Cottages acquisition

Keebles has represented Vacation Rentals UK - which has strengthened its grip on the UK self-catering sector - by taking over Mulberry Cottages for an undisclosed sum. Canterbury-based Mulberry will join Vacation Rentals UK’s existing cottage holiday brands including English Country Cottages, Salcombe & Dartmouth Holiday Homes, Cumbrian Cottages, Blue Chip

Upmarket home furnishings retailer signs for 8,000 sq ft in central Harrogate

The Cotswold Company, the Norwich-based furniture and home furnishings retailer, has committed to the take a lease of a newly configured 8,000 sq ft store on Station Parade in Central Harrogate, with a spring 2019 opening planned. CEG is managing the creation of the new space by combining four existing units

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