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Opera North launches new initiative

Opera North is launching a new initiative in Leeds city centre next month to give people the opportunity to get creative together at the start of the working week. Styled as the Monday evening antidote to Christmas carols and festive tunes, After Hours will run at Headrow House from the end of September until 10 […]

First Bus achieves industry milestone with national contactless completion

An industry milestone has been achieved today (17th September), as First Bus has successfully completed the rollout of new Ticketer machines across its 5,800 fleet, with all its 14 operations now offering contactless as a payment option. Today’s announcement makes First Bus the first bus operator of its size to offer contactless nationally. Since June […]

Foodie focus for garden centre’s Taste event

  A major showcase of food and drink businesses is set to celebrate Yorkshire produce as a Bradford garden centre plans an event in its Food Hall. Tong Garden Centre’s Big Food Tasting weekend is scheduled to take place just a week before British Food Fortnight begins and will shine the spotlight on the artisan […]

Bradford firm wins sole distribution rights

Bradford-based concrete admixtures specialist Oscrete has been appointed the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for Stikloporas JSC, a Lithuanian producer of expanded glass granules. The deal, signed last month, will see Oscrete own the rights to distribute the full range of Stikloporas products across the UK and Ireland Stikloporas is a manufacturer of high quality […]

Chemicals specialist grows apprentice numbers

Christeyns, who manufacture and supply detergents and supporting chemicals for the UK laundry sector, has taken on four new apprentices, bringing the total of talented youngsters on their scheme up to ten. Bradford based Christeyns has been recruiting apprentices for the last six years and takes its role as mentor for tomorrow’s talent very seriously. […]

Waggy tailed welcome at Bradford brokers

There was a warm welcome for Sydney, a trainee guide dog, when he visited the Saltaire offices of Packetts’ insurance brokers. Staff at Packetts had selected Guide Dogs as their chosen charity 12 months earlier and the money they raised is paying for Sydney’s training. “We’d aimed to raise £5,000,” says Packetts’ MD, Marshall Sugden. […]

B&M Waste Transition to New ISO Standards

With their continued commitment to prioritising safety, a happy working environment and quality of service, B&M Waste Services has successfully transitioned to the new standards for ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 and continued with OHSAS 18001. Ann McMurrie, EQHSC Manager for the Carbon Neutral, family-run company, said “Transitioning to these new standards is testament to the hard […]

Bradford garden centre renews partnership with UK’s leading tourism body

The team at Tong Garden Centre has renewed its partnership with Welcome to Yorkshire’s prestigious Y30 group of Yorkshire-based businesses who work with the UK’s leading tourism agency to achieve more together for the county. In the course of the last three years, Tong’s owners Mark Farnsworth and Tom Megginson have invested over £2 million […]

Saville Group signals the start of a new era

Saville Audio Visual, the leading AV integrator and live event specialist, is set to launch three new visual identities and revamped websites after enjoying a period of strong growth. Saville Group has been revealed as the new parent brand. It will be joined by Sparq and Visavvi as the company’s live events business and the […]

RLB shortlisted for prestigious Yorkshire Property Industry Award

Leading independent construction, property and management consultant, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB UK) has been shortlisted for Consultant of the Year at the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2018.  RLB recently moved its expanding Leeds business to a new office at Platform, New Station Street. Matt Summerhill, Managing Partner for RLB Yorkshire and Humber, said: “We […]