Interiors business moves into new home

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12:39pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire interiors specialists has opened its second show room following a £50,000 investment marking two years of trading.

FlyMeNow sees take off of new division

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12:38pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A YORK-based company which specialises in providing private jets and helicopters is launching a new music and entertainment division.

Yorkshire enjoys £68 million funding injection

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12:37pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ALMOST 3,000 jobs have been created across the region thanks to investments totalling £68 million from Finance Yorkshire.

Glass industry leaders meet MEP

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8:41am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ONE of the country’s leading glass makers has held talks with a politician about the impact of rising energy costs and other environmental pressures on Yorkshire jobs.

Updated: York to be fastest broadband city

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YORK is set to enjoy the fastest city wide broadband in the country thanks to a new partnership.

Praise for help to buy housing scheme

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12:37pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

LOCAL housebuilder Barratt Developments Yorkshire East has confirmed the sale of its 200th property under the Help to Buy scheme.

Order sets bus firm on the road for successful year

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12:36pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BUS manufacturer Optare has received a £3.5 million order to supply 16 new vehicles to Manchester.

Hotels signs up to the CORE

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12:36pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A YORK hotel has become the latest business to sign up to the York CORE superfast broadband project.

John Lewis sells 20,000 items in first three days

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3:46pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

YORK's new John Lewis store sold more than 20,000 items in its first three days as customers flocked to £15 million store.

York confectioner launches hot cross bun flavoured fudge

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1:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A YORK sweet manufacturer has created fudge which tastes like hot cross buns - just in time for Easter.

Community company seeking help

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1:21pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

YORK’S new community interest company, Be Independent Community Equipment and Response Service, is looking for customers and their relatives to join its advisory board.

Anna Murray in semi-finals of Fitness Professional of the Year contest

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1:20pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A YORK fitness professional is in the running to win a national competition.

Job seekers would go on course to improve projects

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1:18pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MOST jobseekers would go on a training course to improve their chances of being employed amid increasing competition for work, according to a new study.

New look post office opens

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1:18pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A POST office in a York suburb has been modernised and now opens for longer.

Independent boutique Swirl opens in Fossgate

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10:51am Tuesday 15th April 2014

WHILE stores at Vangarde Shopping Centre opened their doors this week, the city centre saw a new independent boutique open in Fossgate.

Cycle shop adds a second floor at Monks Cross store

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12:54pm Monday 14th April 2014

EVANS Cycles at Monks Cross Shopping Centre has reopened after a refurbishment that has added a second floor to the store.

York company's Corrie tour set to be in UK's top 20 high grossing attractions

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12:52pm Monday 14th April 2014

A YORK-based visitor attraction company says it is expecting sales to top £5 million for its latest soap opera based tour.

Former shopkeeper who preserved historic Osmotherley store dies aged 87

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12:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

A WOMAN whose family ran a village store for more than two centuries and who secured its future for the community has died at the age of 87.

Kings Square works hitting trade - shopkeeper

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8:33am Monday 14th April 2014

A RETAILER claims work on revamping Kings Square in York has caused him to suffer a drop in business of up to 30 per cent.

Plans move forward for new power plant near Selby

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12:40pm Friday 11th April 2014

A NEW wave of public consultation is being held into proposals for a new power station near Selby as plans are being prepared for submission later this year.

Superfast broadband voucher advice for businesses

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12:38pm Friday 11th April 2014

AN event is being held to help businesses in York find out more abut super fast broadband vouchers.

Help for commercial property searches

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12:35pm Friday 11th April 2014

A NEW service is being launched for businesses looking to relocate in North Yorkshire.

Study into better airport access due to be ready by end of year

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8:40am Friday 11th April 2014

TRANSPORT chiefs are moving ahead with a project designed to make Leeds Bradford Airport easier to get to, which could ultimately benefit North Yorkshire residents.

Works gets underway on town centre development

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12:39pm Friday 11th April 2014

CONSTRUCTION has started on a new £6 million hotel and gym facility in Harrogate town centre.

New look for travel agency

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9:11am Friday 11th April 2014

A YORK travel agency has undergone a rebranding.

Old mill given new lease of life

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10:35am Thursday 10th April 2014

A NEW city centre office development is welcoming its first tenants following the £750,000 renovation of an historic granary mill.

Apprentice challenge approaches half way point

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9:28am Thursday 10th April 2014

AN apprentice challenge to create 100 vacancies in York in 100 days has almost reached the half way point as businesses in the city support the scheme.

Software firm receives £300k boost from Finance Yorkshire

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12:29pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A YORK based software company's horizons are widening after it received a £300,000 investment from Finance Yorkshire.

New storage firm reports brisk trade in Selby

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12:26pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A NEW business is reporting "brisk" trade after it opened its doors in Selby Business Park.

Weather mast is step forward for proposed wind farm

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12:25pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A PLANNED East Yorkshire wind farm came a step closer to completion with the erection of a meterological mast.

Triple delight for York design agency

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8:26am Wednesday 9th April 2014

YORK design agency The Beautiful Meme has walked away with a trio of awards from a European brand design competition.

Jobs and growth targets outlined for the region

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2:43pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

PLANS to create 20,000 jobs in and around York and deliver £3 billion of growth have been outlined as key priorities for the region's Local Enterprise Partnership.

Estate agents prepare to welcome Le Tour

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2:44pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

RESIDENTIAL properties on the market in York will be embracing the Tour de France spirit as a Yorkshire estate agent prepares to welcome the Grand Depart.

York makes top ten for best UK destinations

10:14am Tuesday 8th April 2014

YORK has been placed sixth in a top ten list of best rated UK destinations.

Students set to give export boost to businesses

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12:48pm Monday 7th April 2014

UNIVERSITY students in York are being offered to businesses across the region to help firms break into international markets.

Earthmill powers ahead with expansion

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12:48pm Monday 7th April 2014

WIND turbine installation firm Earthmill is creating new jobs at is moves into a new head office in Wetherby.

Cookshop named best in the North

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12:47pm Monday 7th April 2014

A YORK houseware retailer has been named Britain's Best Cookshop in the North.

Healthy eating business teams up with gym for seventh store

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10:58am Monday 7th April 2014

HEALTHY eating company Filmore & Union has joined forces with Roko Health Club in York to open its seventh outlet in Yorkshire.

Green grass of York is planted in Scottish capital

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10:57am Monday 7th April 2014

TWO of Edinburgh's most famous city centre gardens feature turf grown on the outskirts of York.

Event to offer advice on crowdfunding finance

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12:46pm Monday 7th April 2014

ADVICE on how to pitch for investment on crowdfunding sites is being offered at an event in York this week.

York's decade of fair trade recognised in the House of Commons

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7:56am Saturday 5th April 2014

TEN years of York supporting fair trade across the world has been celebrated in the House of Commons.

Bike business to open new store

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9:48am Friday 4th April 2014

A YORKSHIRE business dating back more than 100 years has announced it is investing £1 million in a new store in Wetherby.

Antonio Carluccio excited about Fenwick's restaurant

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9:45am Friday 4th April 2014

TELELVISION chef Antonio Carluccio has spoken of his excitement over bringing his branded restaurant chain to York as he opens the new Harrogate eatery.

Purple Frog Text present new system to lawyers

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9:47am Friday 4th April 2014

LAWYERS across York are being invited to an event showcasing the latest system designed by knowledge management technology company Purple Frog Text.

York scheme given radio support to tackle crime

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8:04am Friday 4th April 2014

A NEW scheme has been launched to help York businesses tackle crime.

Growth grants grow in popularity

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9:53am Friday 4th April 2014

A PROGRAMME to support business growth has been welcomed by a York accountant who is urging local firms to take advantage of the grant scheme.

Selby council offers assistance to struggling businesses

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9:17am Friday 4th April 2014

BUSINESSES in Selby will benefit from a new scheme aimed at giving them the support they need to survive.

Marketing agency celebrates decade of success

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9:40am Thursday 3rd April 2014

DIGITAL marketing agency Emailmovers is looking to grow turnover by 15 per cent as it celebrates ten years of business in Scarborough.

York supermarket group signs Jersey deal

9:19am Thursday 3rd April 2014

YORK-based supermarket group Costcutter has expanded into Jersey for the first time as 18 more stores join the brand.

Grade A boost for Clifton Park business park

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9:18am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A YORK commercial property agent has welcomed the Grade A mark given to an out of town business park amid fears over a lack of high class office space in the city.

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Women’s equality: unfinished business in the 21st century

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3:22pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

THE “great unfinished business of the 21st century” These were the words spoken by Hillary Clinton at an International Women’s Day event last month, talking about equality for women.

Beware when HMRC call!

York Press: Tony Farmer

3:20pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

HMRC has the right to investigate any tax return submitted by any taxpayer.


John Walker of Guest Walker & Co Solicitors

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2:22pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

John Walker is senior partner of Guest Walker & Co Solicitors, which is based in Shambles in York's city centre.

Justin Bartlett, owner and managing director of Treske

York Press: Justin Bartlett, owner and managing director of Treske

10:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014

Justin Bartlett has worked around the world before settling to take over the reins at bespoke furniture and kitchen manufacturer Treske, in Thirsk.


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