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Former chapel almost fully let after £1.5m conversion

A former chapel in Harrogate that was converted into state-of-the-art serviced offices is 90 per cent let - just 12 months after completion. Entrepreneur Robert Fearnley spent £1.5m developing 55 Grove Road after spotting a gap in the market for high-end, contemporary office space in the spa town. The site has filled

Assistive technology means disabled trainees don’t need to ask “How Do I?”

A pioneering app, which one of the world’s best-known furniture stores is helping to further develop, is assisting disabled people in Harrogate to complete tasks without the need for constant supervision. “How Do I?” – which delivers instructional videos to people with learning difficulties - is being used by trainees at

Cyber crime and connectivity on the agenda in Harrogate

Cyber crime, connectivity and the economy are to come under the spotlight at a new series of round table events for business leaders. The Institute of Directors (IoD) has unveiled a string of business breakfasts to be held at the West Park hotel, Harrogate, starting on 13 September. The first speaker will

Three Peaks success helps hospital buy vital equipment

A team from Synergy Automotive has risen to the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge in soaring temperatures to help boost the quality of life for sick children. The achievement was a first for 8 of the 9 walkers from the award-winning car and van leasing provider who tackled and completed the 24.5

Joe Manby Limited wins world’s leading annual ocean energy event

Event services specialist Joe Manby Limited has been appointed to provide services to Ocean Energy Europe 2018 (OEE2018) – the world’s leading annual specialist conference and exhibition on renewable energy ocean technologies. The Harrogate-based company will provide integrated event services to the annual event being staged at the Edinburgh International Conference

Amnesty announced after Winston’s iconic cigar goes walkabout

The mystery of a missing cigar belonging to a bust of Britain’s most iconic wartime leader has prompted an amnesty in the hope it will be returned. A head-and-shoulders model of Winston Churchill, created from more than 2000 LEGO bricks, has taken pride of place at the Royal Hall in Harrogate,

Jones Myers in final line up of prestigious legal awards

Niche family law practice Jones Myers - which has offices in Leeds, Harrogate and North London - has been shortlisted in high-profile legal awards. Judges in The Yorkshire Legal Awards shortlisted the firm in the Family Law category on criteria which included demonstrating a strong track record, making an impact and

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

Synergy continues community role as bike donation station

Synergy Automotive will continue to be a bicycle donation station after a highly successful campaign with Welcome to Yorkshire which saw almost 100 unwanted bicycles delivered to its Harrogate headquarters. The preferred vehicle leasing, contract hire and rental provider to Welcome to Yorkshire, Synergy is the 63rd bike donation station in

Rudding Park invests in a green transport future with EV charge points from ENGIE

ENGIE, an energy and services company with operations in Leeds, has partnered with luxury Yorkshire hotel Rudding Park to install electric vehicle charge points for guests.  Visitors to the award-winning hotel in Harrogate will now be able to charge their electric vehicles free of charge thanks to the addition of newly