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Langley’s appoints apprentice

Langleys Solicitors has appointed 18-year-old Rhianne Nurse to its apprenticeship scheme. Rhianne joins the law firm as a trainee risk and compliance auditor. She will study Business Administration Level 3 with her training provided by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. Rhianne, a former business studies student at Selby College, said: “I

DoubleTree by Hilton York to host “Afternoon Light Bites” fundraiser in aid of The Alzheimer’s Society

A York city centre hotel is encouraging customers to “grab a sandwich, slice of cake and a hot drink” this month to help support people with dementia. On Friday, October 26, The Doubletree by Hilton York is hosting its Afternoon Light Bites fundraiser, with proceeds going to The Alzheimer’s Society. Taking place

Spotlight on Yorkshire firms at Family Business Conference

Yorkshire based companies will feature at the Family Business Conference 2018 which is being staged in Kendal on Thursday. The conference follows the launch earlier this year of the Yorkshire Family Business Network, a partnership between Langleys Solicitors and The Family Business Network which organises the Family Business Conference. Dave Clarkson, business

York Design Awards appoints new chairman

York Design Awards, which promotes and rewards excellence in building design and conservation, has appointed Rebecca Thompson as its new chairman. Former Lord Mayor of York Janet Hopton MBE stepped down as chairman after 12 years at the helm of the awards which she founded in 2006. Rebecca is managing director of

York lawyer appointed trustee of older people’s charity

Solicitor Chelsea Martin has been appointed a trustee of Older Citizens Advocacy York (OCAY). Chelsea is a member of the private client team at Langleys Solicitors, York. She advises on all aspects of private client work including inheritance tax planning, the preparation of wills, trust documents and lasting powers of attorney. OCAY

New owner for “outstanding” York nursery bought through Christie & Co

Polly Anna’s Daycare Nursery, a high quality childcare setting in Haxby, a popular northern suburb of York, has been sold through specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co to an experienced local operator. The Ofsted rated "Outstanding" nursery, which has maintained its rating since 2015, offers capacity for up to 60

Newby sponsors York race meeting to celebrate its tenth anniversary

North Yorkshire developer, Newby, has sponsored last weekend’s York Race meeting to coincide with the company’s tenth business milestone. Founded in 2008 by Nick Moody and Simon Hepden, Newby marked ten years of design, development and construction work creating luxury residential homes and apartments across Yorkshire with The Newby Races. In recognition

Expansion at the double for independent Yorkshire estate agent

A Yorkshire estate agency has completed the next major stage in its multi-million-pound expansion programme with the acquisition of two fellow independent rivals. Linley & Simpson, which has a network of 11 branches across North and West Yorkshire, has taken over the letting portfolios of both Leeds-headquartered Hitchen & Co and