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Venari Group invests £400k in machinery

Emergency vehicle manufacturer, Venari Group – based in Brighouse – has invested £400,000 in new machinery in an effort to advance its manufacturing quality, ability and capacity.   Following a successful launch into the emergency services market in early 2020, Venari has bought the automated equipment in a bid for growth, amid

Affordable homes scheme boosts Cleckheaton regeneration

A former derelict site close to Cleckheaton town centre has been transformed into an impressive affordable housing development by Unity Homes and Enterprise. Seven brand new two-bed homes have been built at the location previously occupied by the Albion Works and Northgate Mills complex, which had been purchased by Tesco. After Tesco’s

Divine Gin to triple production and target major retailers with SALSA accreditation

An independent gin distillery in West Yorkshire has become only the second gin brand in Yorkshire to be awarded a prestigious food and drink safety certification recognised by major retailers including The Co-op, Sainsbury's and Waitrose. Divine Gin, based in Holmfirth, has achieved SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval) certification; a robust food and

Double awards delight for Brighouse PR agency

A Kirkles PR and communications agency has been shortlisted for two industry awards. Faith PR, based in Thornhill Beck Lane, Brighouse, is one of the finalists in the PRmoment Awards 2020, which seek to celebrate excellence and recognise and reward outstanding campaigns and exceptional talent in the UK PR and Communications

Forward-thinking manufacturers welcomes duo of experienced operators

Sheet metal manufacturers Salamander Fabrications has further bolstered its growing workforce with the additions of two highly qualified recruits. Mohammed Zub has joined the Slaithwaite-based firm as a quality engineer and Nick Horn has come in as a manufacturing engineer. The duo of appointments sees Salamander’s workforce rise to 50-plus, as the

West Yorkshire dental practice sold

Specialist business property advisor, Christie & Co has sold 57 Dental Care, a large mixed dental practice in Cleckheaton, to local first-time buyers. Set in a large, detached character property, the well-established practice comprises four well-equipped surgeries renovated when the previous owners took ownership in 2008. The site is surrounded by

Craggs Environmental doubles in size with acquisition

Kirlees-based fuel and tank infrastructure servicing company, Craggs Environmental Ltd, is doubling its size, coverage and operational capacity after acquiring the business and assets of LCM Environmental Ltd. The deal, which completed on 18th December 2019, was supported by a team of Yorkshire advisers including Estelle Brown and Charlotte O’Connor of

Two new faces join the team at Faith PR

West Yorkshire based communications agency Faith PR has welcomed two new faces to its award-winning team. Senior account manager Lauren Mackenzie joins the Brighouse-based business from Welcome to Yorkshire, where she promoted a variety of organisations and events including the Tour de Yorkshire and the Great Yorkshire Show in addition to

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