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People invited to have their say on plans for an Elland Road rail station

Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on plans for the proposed new rail station in Elland. From Monday , people will be able to have their say online about the planned station that will improve connections to and from the Calderdale town, and provide opportunities for people

Accreditations build trust and drive growth at Companion Stairlifts

Guiseley-based stairlift and easy bathing solutions company Companion has become a member of Trading Standards' Buy With Confidence approved trader scheme, as part of its strategy to reassure customers of its commitment to quality standards and excellent service. June is Scams Awareness Month and many organisations are issuing advice about how

Insurance broker invests in new offices for newly formed “centre of excellence”

Insurance broker and risk management specialist Gallagher has relocated to new offices in the heart of the business district in Leeds, as it looks to create a new corporate client ‘centre of excellence’ in the city. Gallagher has built a specialist team of 20 executives which will exclusively handle mid-to-large corporate

G3 pledges to donate a further £40k to The Prince of Wales Hospice

Car auction specialist G3 Remarketing has pledged to cover the cost of employing a Prince of Wales Hospice nurse – for the second year in a row. The £40,000 donation will help the charity to continue supporting people with life-limiting illnesses and their families. This is the latest in a series of

Full house as companies raise vital funds for charity

Two Leeds companies have helped to raise a total of £3,000 for the Leeds-based charity Candlelighters following a charity poker night. Victoria Gate Casino hosted 135 guests from Sky Betting & Gaming, as well as four professional poker players, who took part in poker games and tournaments throughout the evening to

Diet and mental health conference provides food for thought

More than 60 dieticians, mental health specialists and NHS clinicians came together at the James Graham building, in Headingley, for a conference themed as Dietitians do Prevention in Mental Health Service and Learning Disabilities. The two-day event hosted by Well Met, the conference department for Leeds Beckett University, looked at the

Unity chief executive honoured by inclusion in BME Housing Leaders list

The chief executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has been included in the inaugural Inside Housing BME Leaders List which has just been published. Ali Akbor, who has led Unity for more than 19 years, received special praise for his work in supporting people in starting their own

Banking specialist to lead team of fifty

Irwin Mitchell banking & finance partner, Paddy Sturman, has been appointed to head up the firm’s Business Legal Services (BLS) division in Leeds. Paddy, who joined Irwin Mitchell from Gordons LLP over two years ago, specialises in advising institutional lenders, corporates and real estate investors and developers on all aspects of

Law firm celebrates 40 years of success by supporting 40 local causes

Law firm Ison Harrison, which was established in Leeds in 1978, is commemorating 40 years of legal services by making a commitment to 40 deserving good causes. The firm will celebrate four decades in the region by giving back to the communities in which it operates. Ison Harrison has launched the