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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

Workshop launched to help northern family businesses grow

Strategic brand consultancy The Engine Room has launched a new workshop aimed specifically at helping family businesses from across the North thrive. The creative specialists will open the doors of their freshly-converted York Mills HQ in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, on 20 November, to hold this practical half-day session. Inviting mid-senior level decision

Batley and Spen MP opens fire vehicle manufacturer factory

Batley and Spen MP, Tracy Brabin, has officially opened a new factory at Angloco, Britain’s longest-established manufacturer of fire engines – doubling the company’s production capacity. The 12,000 sq ft site on Alexandra Road, Batley, is now up and running, alongside Angloco’s 30,000 sq ft headquarters, meaning it can now turn