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Yorkshire vape entrepreneur shortlisted in Asian Business Awards

Imran Ismail, the founder and CEO of Dewsbury based e-liquid manufacturer, Doozy Vape Co, has been shortlisted in the English Asian Business Awards. The awards, which are in their seventh year, acknowledge and celebrate the hard work of individuals and businesses from the Asian community who contribute significantly to the UK

Shire Beds and Leeds Rhinos to continue partnership

The Shire Bed Company launched the second year of its sponsorship deal with top professional rugby league team and Super League champions 2017, Leeds Rhinos.  The partnership, was officially launched at the club's Emerald Stadium Headingly. It will allow the Dewsbury-based bed manufacturer to continue its Sleep4Sport project and further develop

Dewsbury scheme continues to transform the town’s appearance

After three successful projects, Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is set to further transform more of the town’s shop fronts. Originally a five-year plan, it has been extended for another 18 months up until the end of 2019, to continue to regenerate the Northgate area of the town. The Heritage

Industry VIP’s attend The Shire Bed Company’s new HQ open event

More than 100 industry VIPs attended the grand opening of The Shire Bed Company's new headquarters in Dewsbury.  Fara Butt, sales and marketing director of Shire Beds, said: "It was a fantastic day to celebrate our milestone. It was a great turnout and we saw a number of local dignitaries attend

CMS Vocational Training celebrates apprenticeship milestone

Pictured are James Turton and Hadyn Luke   Batley-based CMS Vocational Training (CMS VOC) is celebrating placing over 30 apprentices with Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL) in the last two years, of which 50 per cent are aged 16-18 years old, providing a boost to local youth employment. CMS VOC became an approved apprenticeship

Chance for homebuyers to purchase a piece of Yorkshire history

IT was built in the same year that Oliver Cromwell and the Roundheads were taking on the Royalists in the English Civil War, King Louis XIV was being crowned King of France, and explorers were setting foot on the Fiji islands for the first time as part of their voyages of discovery. Now, four centuries later, one of Dewsbury’s

Dental group takes a bigger bite of the market with support from Yorkshire Bank

An ambitious Yorkshire dental group has acquired its third practice thanks to a £1.6 million funding package from Yorkshire Bank. Shaikh and Latif, established by dentists Arif Shaihk and Mudasser Latif, recently added Johnson and Whitehouse Dental Surgery in Chester to their growing chain. The pair, who went into partnership in

New Dewsbury care home to create 70 jobs

A brand new purpose-built care home will open its doors in May, creating up to 70 full and part-time jobs for the West Yorkshire economy, thanks to a £3m development package from Yorkshire Bank.  Oak Park care home will specialise in care for the elderly, and once complete, will host a

Rugby giants show their gentle side

Sheffield Eagles players swooped into Rotherham Hospice to bring cheer to patients and staff. The rugby league giants have named the hospice their 2016 charity of the year - and are already proudly displaying its logo on their playing kit. A chunk of the proceeds from their April 29 game against Dewsbury