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At the end of the first section of the Kingstone Press Championship Rovers have got off to a great start with four consecutive wins following the opening day 22-12 defeat at Bradford Bulls. Home victories against league leaders Batley Bulldogs, Oldham and Dewsbury Rams plus Sunday’s win at Swinton Lions see the side sit in fifth place, two points...
A Huddersfield mum has been commissioned to hand craft 800 paper roses for the Hay Festival in May for the second year running. Karolina Cornwall, owner of Karolina Rose, up-cycles vintage books, newspapers and maps to turn them into intricate paper roses. The Hay Festival – which brings writers and readers together to share stories and ideas in sustainable events on...
This February, Kirklees College launched an employer-led campaign to explain how Apprenticeships are working for thousands of businesses across the region. The college currently trains around 2,800 apprentices across 30 subject areas and is one of the largest Apprenticeship providers in Yorkshire. As demand grows, the number of Apprenticeship programmes that the college delivers is growing on a weekly basis. Working...
Ramsdens have set themselves an epic challenge in aid of Sport Relief. Their challenge is a 65 mile relay across their 11 offices in West Yorkshire which will see staff #running #cycling #walking over hilly terrain. 33 members of staff will be participating in the hope of raising £500 for Sport Relief. Sinead Sopala, Director of Marketing at Ramsdens comments: “As a...
Commercial property developer Bruntwood has appointed Harrogate-based strategic creative consultancy, SoVibrant, to design the business lounge, meeting/event space, studios and co-working elements of City House – Leeds’ biggest collaborative workspace, to date. SoVibrant is one of the UK’s leading independent strategic creative consultancies, transforming organisations intellectual, physical and visual environment to create successful spaces that connect and inspire. Design work is...
Barnsley accountants Gibson Booth are holding their annual post-Budget breakfast briefing to explain how the changes may affect local businesses. The briefing will take place on Friday 18 March, two days after the Budget, and will feature expert talks and presentations from senior managers and directors at Gibson Booth. Gibson Booth managing director Robert Watson and senior tax manager Rob Howard...
A Brighouse-based business owner will speak to delegates of Kirklees Business Conference about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leading to successful business growth. Martin Haigh, founder of training and development company Lattitude7, will present to 100 delegates as the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce celebrates the fourth year of conference in Kirklees. The conference, which expects hundreds of business leaders in attendance,...
By Colin Crerar, Director of City Virtual Hub Soho http://www.cityvirtualhub.com/ There are many places, particularly around London, that are trying to promote themselves as the ‘trendy’ places to establish creative businesses. They will boast of one or two famous names as evidence of that. But there is one place in London that doesn’t take part in that game – Soho. It simply...
Regional ŠKODA Retailer, D. M. Keith, has extended its support to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance for a ninth year by supplying two vehicles for the rapid response emergency charity. They have provided Kerry Garner, West and South Yorkshire regional fundraiser, with a new ŠKODA Rapid. D.M. Keith also provides an award winning ŠKODA Octavia Hatchback for Paul Gowland, Director of...
I wasn’t sure I would write anything to coincide with International Women’s Day as I am of the view that success should be earned not given as part of a quota. I feel I must explain that statement a little; while I wholly support the driving force behind International Women’s Day, the #pledgeforparity and women achieving equality in all areas...
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