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Master Chef talks ingredients for a strong Wakefield economy

Utilising locally sourced ingredients to whip up a recipe for success, MasterChef quarter finalist, Chris Hale will show Bondholders an alternative way to support the local economy, when he delivers a cooking demo at Bondholders’ next First Friday event on July 6, at Wakefield College. As Founder of catering business Pop Up

CPP secures region’s two biggest lettings of the year

Commercial Property Partners (CPP) has facilitated the letting of a 310,000 sq ft industrial warehouse Doncaster South to Daher, the world leader in engineering and aircraft technology. This announcement follows news that fashion retailer PrettyLittleThing will now occupy an industrial warehouse, marketed by CPP as the ‘largest empty warehouse in the

NGC Networks saddles up for charity

Business communications specialist NGC Networks has invested in a promising Yorkshire racehorse. Wakefield based NGC has donated £7,500 to become joint owner of Aelius, a four-year old chestnut gelding trained by Mick Easterby at his yard at Sheriff Hutton, York. NGC’s donation will go to the County Air Ambulance Trust’s HELP Appeal

Long servers rewarded at Wakefield company

Group Rhodes, the Wakefield-based engineering company, is celebrating the dedication of a number of its staff, after introducing a 10 year long service award. Twenty four employees were presented with a certificate and gift for achieving 10 years+ long service, with one employee, Gwyn Jones receiving a reward for achieving a

“On track” to a world record ticket-collecting teen attracts attention from rail supplier

While many parents will be complaining that their teenagers are ‘going off the rails’, one 18-year-old student from Huddersfield is using the train track to his advantage, after deciding he wants to break a new world record by collecting the highest number of used magnetic train tickets. Hearing of the challenge

Hallamshire Engineering Services wins major quarry equipment project

Wakefield-based Hallamshire Engineering Services, a manufacturer of materials handling equipment, has won a major new contract with Roltech Mechanical Ltd in Newcastle-under-Lyme, to supply pulleys for conveyors on a new ballast washing system for a major UK quarrying company. Roltech Mechanical, which operates in the design, installation and manufacture of turnkey

Group Rhodes moves ahead in fundraising drive for Wakefield charity

Group Rhodes, the Wakefield-based engineering company, has raised £2,600 for Move Ahead, the local charity that provides help and long term care for brain injury sufferers and their carers. A team of six Group Rhodes employees raised the money by tackling the gruelling Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge, which saw the team

Leeds construction site recognised as “considerate” at national award ceremony

A Yorkshire construction site managed by Knottingley-based business, Caddick Construction has been recognised at the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s National Site Awards. A new Evans Halshaw Hyundai dealership, located on the corner of Gelderd Road and Lowfields Road in Leeds, was handed a silver award at a ceremony at Manchester’s Lowry Hotel. These

Cedar Courts Hotels Yorkshire makes grand gesture to support children of achievement

Cedar Court Hotels Yorkshire has confirmed that it will become headline sponsor, donating an impressive £10,000 to the Children of Achievement Awards, which is the only event dedicated to celebrating the bravery and talents of young people from across the Wakefield District. Becoming first ever headline sponsor for the event, Cedar