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Leeds agency joins Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme

Leeds-based Creative Marketing Services has joined a network of like-minded organisations promoting the regional economy as part of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme. The agency has signed up to a joint effort to proactively highlight and publicise Northern successes in support of the government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative. Partners are committed to advocating

Special edition Grand Central train celebrates York’s Shakespearian summer

People travelling by train this summer may well have caught a glimpse of Grand Central’s William Shakespeare train – in celebration of the company’s title sponsorship of Europe’s first pop-up Shakespearian Theatre. Grand Central named one of its newly refurbished Adelante trains after the Bard, one of the world’s greatest playwrights,

JCT600 adds Jaguar and Land Rover to portfolio of prestige car marques

Bradford-based JCT600, one of the UK’s largest privately owned motor retailers, has expanded its choice of luxury car brands with the acquisition of two Jaguar and Land Rover businesses. The Doncaster Jaguar and Doncaster Land Rover dealerships have been purchased from Pendragon, owner of Stratsone, for an undisclosed sum.   All staff

Grand Central rated Britain’s best train company

Grand Central has once again taken top honours for passenger satisfaction in a national survey of rail users. Transport Focus released figures for its twice yearly National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS) for Spring 2018. Grand Central was ranked top for overall satisfaction, and best value long distance train operator for the

Another year of record sales and increasing profits for Yorkshire motor retailer

Bradford-head quartered car retailer JCT600 is marking another year of record turnover with revenues reaching £1.251 billion, a two per cent rise from £1.226bn the previous year. The family business’ strong performance comes in the face of challenging market conditions with fierce competition continuing. Despite falling demand for new vehicles in the

Trade Skills 4U set for expansion with new £1m Yorkshire site

Electrical training course provider, Trade Skills 4U (TS4U), has announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art training facility in Leeds, as it looks to target aspiring electricians in the Yorkshire and North East regions. Established in 2005, the Gatwick-headquartered business specialises in electrical training, delivering courses to over 3,000 students per