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Luxury bed manufacturer fells its first responsibly-grown trees from Yorkshire forest

Leeds-based luxury bed manufacturer, Harrison Spinks has felled its first trees from its wholly owned and responsibly managed forest in Sand Hutton, Yorkshire. The timber, felled from Corsican Pine, Sycamore, Scots Pine and Mixed Broadleaves trees, will be used in its luxury divans and headboards. The bed maker – which was

Yorkshire law firm builds for future with hire of new construction specialist

A Yorkshire law firm has further strengthened its litigation team with the recruitment of a leading name in construction dispute resolution. Mark Lawton joins Leeds-based Milners as a senior solicitor, bringing with him 30 years of specialist expertise acting for contractors, developers, housebuilders and consultants. His legal CV includes many of the best-known names in the industry,

Trade Skills 4U set for expansion with new £1m Yorkshire site

Electrical training course provider, Trade Skills 4U (TS4U), has announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art training facility in Leeds, as it looks to target aspiring electricians in the Yorkshire and North East regions. Established in 2005, the Gatwick-headquartered business specialises in electrical training, delivering courses to over 3,000 students per

More than 4,000 businesses across the region benefit from LEP support to grow

Over 4,200 businesses across the region have received a boost from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Growth Service since it launched in 2015 providing a single point of contact for businesses in the region that want to grow. This includes investment totalling £20.8 million in grant funding for new

Transport planning apprentices pen award winning success

Two transport planning apprentices from Leeds College of Building will have their work published in a national magazine having each won a coveted award from the UK association for the promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS-UK). First year student at Leeds College of Building, Daniel Johnson, took first place in the

New contractor set to maintain Unity’s high standards

Unity Homes and Enterprise has appointed a new contractor tasked with ensuring that the Leeds-based association’s highly-rated properties are maintained to the lofty standards tenants rightly expect. GTD Painting and Property Maintenance, based in Crossgates, emerged successfully from a rigorous tendering process and will formally take up responsibility in April for

Leeds tech start-up to host new business freshers’ fair

 A Leeds-based technology business is to host a new business freshers’ fair for the region’s exciting growing businesses and entrepreneurs. LightStart Apps will be hosting the NewBiz Freshers’ Fair at its Platform offices in Leeds city centre on Friday 23 March. The New Biz Freshers’ Fair will run from 9.00am

Linley & Simpson homes in on triple acquisition as part of Yorkshire growth journey

A Yorkshire estate agency has completed a hat-trick of acquisitions in the next stage in its journey of natural growth. The three deals clinched by Linley & Simpson propel its letting portfolio past the milestone of 5,500 managed properties across North and West Yorkshire. They also add homes that are on the