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Business fundraiser lunch smashes record total

Businesspeople from across Kirklees and Calderdale have together raised a fantastic £32,446 through a Christmas lunch in aid of local children’s charities – a record breaking amount contributing to the £100,000 KACCL has raised over the last four years. The fourth annual Kirklees & Calderdale Annual Christmas Lunch (KACCL) was held

Howarths raises more than £10,000 to get homeless back into employment

An annual fundraising event founded by a West Yorkshire company has raised more than £10,000 to help place homeless and recently re-homed people from Leeds and Kirklees back into employment. Cleckheaton-based HR, employment law and health and safety consultancy, Howarths, raised the funds at its fifth Music Extravaganza at the John

Vacant school for sale in West Yorkshire

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has been instructed to market the former Rastrick School and nursery in Brighouse, West Yorkshire. Formerly educating up to 482 pupils and having operated for over 25 years, the school, which is now closed, is located in a predominantly residential area and provides excellent

Hospice partners with Brighouse paytech specialist to launch contactless giving

A West Yorkshire hospice has partnered with a Brighouse based payment technology firm to modernise the way it collects charitable donations. Overgate Hospice, based in Elland, has introduced contactless donation points from Yorkshire Payments for use at fundraising events and at its Elland headquarters. Laura Golding, director of income generation at Overgate

Work begins on £800,000 restoration of 19th Century Holmfirth mill

Leeds specialist contractor, Priestley Construction, has commenced the £800,000 restoration of Green Lane Mill in Holmfirth, into 11 luxury, two-bedroom apartments. Priestley Construction was awarded the contract to carry out a six-month construction programme on behalf of the developer, Green Lane Mill Developments Ltd. The project will see the contractor transform the

New LEP initiative to support digital businesses in Leeds City Region

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) has launched a new initiative to support digital businesses at Halifax Digital Festival this week. The region is becoming an increasingly established digital community and with the imminent arrival of Channel 4’s national HQ, including a Digital Content Unit, the spotlight is on