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Halifax engineering firm gets boost from Made in Britain campaign

Halifax-based James Heal, a leading manufacturer of premium quality textile testing instruments and consumables worldwide, has joined the prestigious Made in Britain initiative. With a 1000-strong membership including manufacturers of all sizes, making hundreds of different kinds of products, Made in Britain is the official collective mark for British manufacturers and

Sauce spices up home heating market with smart tech

A smart tech specialist which has grown tenfold in just three years is working with one of the UK’s leading home heating providers to revolutionise its business. Sauce has become the outstanding success story of Hull’s Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI) tech hub, growing from a loose collection of three friends

North Yorkshire malt whisky distillery wins second VisitEngland Tour accolade

The team at Yorkshire's first malt whisky distillery is celebrating after winning its second coveted VisitEngland award. Hunmanby based Spirit of Yorkshire has been awarded the accreditation of VisitEngland Quality Assured Tour for the distillery tours they have offered since they opened their visitor attraction in April 2017. Spirit of Yorkshire director

East Yorkshire grower embarks on multi-million-pound expansion

Mill Nurseries in Keyingham is preparing a multi-million-pound project which will expand its greenhouse growing capacity by 25 per cent. The successful family business, established in 1962, is already East Yorkshire’s biggest grower and fifth largest in the UK, supplying over one hundred million tomatoes a year to supermarkets Cooperative, Waitrose, Morrisons and Lidl. The latest build project, which will

Leeds enterprise behind new Angry Birds PlayStation®VR game

A Leeds-based games business has helped bring the new Angry Birds PlayStation®VR game to life. XR Games, in collaboration with Sony Pictures Virtual Reality and Rovio Entertainment, is behind ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2: Under Pressure VR’ game for PlayStation®VR’ which launched this month alongside the film. The game leverages the PlayStation

EU funding scheme boost – Yorkshire firms have already claimed £1.2m

The window for Yorkshire firms to benefit from European funding has been extended, allowing hundreds more companies to benefit. The move has prompted the free peer-to-peer export mentoring service for the Leeds City Region, ExportExchange.co.uk, to urge businesses to make applications in order to take advantage of the funding. With more than

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