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It’s a double! Ripley Close celebrates two new settings

The Leeds offices of property consultancies Knight Frank and Gent Visick have brokered two deals at Ripley Close, Normanton, a prime West Yorkshire industrial estate. Medical Gas Supplies and Hey Safe Cleaning have both taken just under 5,000sqft on a five- year lease. The two deals follow the letting of Unit

NGC Networks at Go Digital – Live!

Business communications specialist NGC Networks is among the companies featuring at this month’s ‘Go Digital – Live!’. The event, at Harrogate Convention Centre this Friday, is hosted by the Digital Knowledge Exchange, part of the Digital Enterprise Business Support Programme. Wakefield-based NGC Networks is exhibiting at Go Digital – Live! and its

Cushman & Wakefield acquires two sites for Euro Car Parts

Acting on behalf of Euro Car Parts (ECP), Cushman & Wakefield has successfully completed the acquisition of two trade counter units in Scarborough and Normanton in Wakefield. The property in Scarborough is located on Seamer Road and will open between existing trade counter occupiers, Howdens and Toolstation. The new site in

New homes development is in a “class of its own”

Construction work has begun to transform one of Wakefield’s oldest schools into a boutique £2.5m collection of new homes. As Yorkshire developers Berkeley DeVeer moved onto the site of the former Walton Junior School, it marked the milestone with a “ground-breaking” ceremony. It is now ten years since the century-old school closed

West Yorkshire restaurateur set to get temperatures soaring for Valentine’s Day

A Yorkshire restaurateur is hoping he's found the recipe for success as he gets curry lovers hot under the collar with a new dish packed with aphrodisiac ingredients. Valentine's Day diners can enjoy a steamy taste sensation if they order the specially created dish called ‘Jalfrezi in Love’ at the Balti House

Law firm gears up for growth with technology upgrade

One of Yorkshire’s fastest growing commercial law firms has fuelled its expansion with an investment in technology. Lupton Fawcett, which has offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York, has partnered with Wakefield-based business communications specialist NGC Networks to rollout a hosted business telephony solution that can be scaled up in line with

Successful restaurateur dishes up a dining milestone

A popular West Yorkshire eatery run by restaurateur Rob Rahman is toasting success after taking its 250,000th booking. Tingley Balti House opened in 1996 and its speciality authentic Bengali and North Indian cuisine has proved to be a big success with diners over the years. To mark the milestone, Rob rewarded loyal customers Duncan and Allison Innes

The Car People acquired by Sytner

The Car People has been acquired by the Sytner Group, the UK’s leading dealer group. Established in 2000, The Car People operates from four supermarkets in Wakefield, Sheffield, Manchester and Warrington, selling 18,000 vehicles a year. The news follows Sytner’s acquisition of The Car Shop in January 2017. The acquisition of The Car

GSM invests in communications

A sheet metal company and a fascia specialist are supporting their expansion with investment in integrated communications technology. Wetherby-based GSM Valtech and GSM Graphic Arts in Thirsk are part of the GSM Group. GSM Valtech specialises in the design, manufacture and assembly of bespoke sheet metal enclosures and precision sheet metal work.

Lockyers new board has eyes on continued growth

2017 has been a record year for insurance brokers Lockyers, with 27 per cent year on year growth. With ambitious plans to double the size of the business over the next three years organically, Lockyers has announced the appointment of a new board of directors to lead the company. Jon Newall, who