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Thousands of engineers and new recruits benefit from Openreach’s Bradford training centre

An Openreach training centre in Bradford is celebrating a successful first year with news that more than 5,500 engineers and new recruits have been trained at the facility since its official launch in March last year. More than 100 trainee engineers have already been recruited in the past year from across

Bradford garden centre partners with TV gardener for third year

A Bradford Garden Centre is continuing its collaboration with a Yorkshire gardener and TV presenter.  Tong Garden Centre has partnered with Leeds based garden designer and ITV's Love Your Garden presenter, Katie Rushworth, for a third consecutive year.  Of the renewed collaboration, Tong Garden Centre's marketing manager, Jo Dales said: "We're thrilled

Expect Distribution expands into refurbished Legal and General warehouse

Expect Distribution, the Bradford based logistics, haulage and distribution business, has expanded its operations by taking a 193,000 sq ft warehouse on the Euroway Trading Estate in Bradford. The unit has been comprehensively refurbished by owner, Legal and General. Rob Oliver of Avison Young, marketing agent for Legal and General, said: "We

Extended initiative aims to create 6,000 student manufacturing experiences in Bradford

An initiative which educates young people about career opportunities in the manufacturing sector is doubling its targets for 2019. Bradford Manufacturing Weeks, which celebrated a highly successful inaugural campaign in 2018 after creating 3,000 manufacturing work experiences during one week for young people in the district, has announced it is extending

Show stopping artwork for carnival programme

A brightly coloured musical montage will mark the front cover of this year’s Ilkley Carnival programme as the winner of the 2019 creative competition. This year’s vibrant entry is the masterpiece of 12-year-old Ilkley Grammar School pupil Loen Scott, whose design will feature on the front cover of the carnival programme

Leeds City Region secures success on the international stage at MIPIM 2019

A 100-strong delegation of public and private sector representatives from across Leeds City Region attended MIPIM earlier this month to showcase opportunities and encourage international investors, developers and occupiers to invest in the region.   MIPIM - the annual property investment conference - attracted over 26,000 delegates this year from 100

Yorkshire family firms celebrate 30 years of business partnership

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire company is celebrating a 30-year business partnership with Harrogate-based, logistics and exhibition services firm, Fishers of Harrogate. Founded in 1988, Arrow Self Drive’s Knaresborough depot has supplied Fishers with 7.5 and 18 tonne trucks since its inception. Formerly operating as Ready Drive in Knaresborough, Arrow Self Drive is

Three more deals for Pullans at historic Joseph’s Well

Three new deals have been concluded at Joseph’s Well in central Leeds. St George’s Crypt, digital agency Blue Mantis and recovery and insolvency specialist Lewis BRI have all agreed terms at the historic office building. These deals endorse the spectacular transformation of the 156,000 sq ft five-storey building in Westgate, which was