More than 500 jobs to go as rescue funding for Kellingley Colliery is refused

York Press: RUNNING OUT: Campaigners claim Britain's coal reserves - including at Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire - will run out within five years

3:48pm Thursday 26th March 2015

THE final nail in the coffin has been dealt to Kellingley Colliery after the Government announced it will not provide funding to keep the coal pit open for a further three years.

Search begins for architect to design transformation of the Guildhall

York Press:

10:45am Thursday 26th March 2015

THE proposed £9.3 million redevelopment of York's historic Guildhall is moving forward as architects are invited to bid for the project.

Report reveals York has some of the healthiest high streets in the UK

York Press:

10:24am Thursday 26th March 2015

YORK has some of the healthiest high streets in the UK, according to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health.

Economic development firm set target of creating 700 jobs

York Press: View from York Minster

12:28pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A NEW company which is being created to boost economic development in York is being tasked with creating 700 jobs, supporting 500 businesses and attracting 250 investment enquiries over a three year period.

The Fort is named UK's best hostel for a second year

York Press:

12:13pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A BOUTIQUE hostel in York's city centre has been voted the best hostel in the UK for a second consecutive year.

Earthmill powers on with wind turbine installations

York Press:

12:09pm Thursday 26th March 2015

THE planning team of a Yorkshire wind turbine specialist is celebrating after securing consent for three separate farm-scale installations worth more than £1 million in just one week.

Record year for tourism in York - Updated

York Press:

11:03am Wednesday 25th March 2015

A RECORD year for hotel occupancy has been reported in York as 2014 saw the city enjoy its best summer and a strong festive finish to the year.

First aid supplier sees revenues rise

York Press:

12:11pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A TADCASTER-based first aid training provider says it is on course to double its turnover this year.

Estate agent branches into property management

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12:06pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A YORK based estate agency group which has grown to be the sixth largest in the UK has added a property management firm to its portfolio.

Mentoring now on offer as part of business show

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12:03pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A MENTORING scheme will be on offer for the first time at Yorkshire Business Market this year.

Cheesemakers on a roll as diary exports hit record highs

York Press:

12:37pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

NORTH Yorkshire cheese producers are growing their presence overseas as figures reveal UK diary exports have hit a record high.

'No convincing case' for HS2 rail project

York Press: The Birmingham and Fazeley viaduct, part of the proposed route for the HS2 high speed rail scheme

9:38am Wednesday 25th March 2015

THE Government has yet to make a convincing case as to why the £50 billion HS2 high-speed rail project is necessary, a highly critical report by a House of Lords committee has said.

Accountants society counts 50 years with anniversary dinner

York Press:

12:38pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

FORMER athlete and broadcaster Steve Cram was guest of honour at the 50th anniversary dinner of the York Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Creating new homes in former water properties

York Press: Yorkshire Water

11:31am Wednesday 25th March 2015

A COMPANY set up to sell former Yorkshire Water properties is spearheading three new developments in North Yorkshire.

Research agency celebrates 25 years with new HQ move

York Press:

10:06am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A RESEARCH agency which has helped to shape Government, local authority and business policies has celebrated its 25th anniversary with a move to new offices in York.

York law firm appointed to insurer's national legal panel

York Press: David Thompson, managing partner at Langleys

10:03am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A YORK firm of solicitors has been appointed by national insurer NFU Mutual to its main legal panel for England and Wales.

Bolts falling from Cheesegrater building cost business nearly £1 million

York Press:

9:44am Tuesday 24th March 2015

TALKS are being held to establish who is liable for work to replace bolts on London’s second-tallest building which has so far cost a North Yorkshire firm nearly £1 million.

Top speakers at Optix event

York Press:

9:36am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A CONFERENCE originally founded by a York business to help customers understand its software has this year attracted more than 300 delegates and a line-up of high-profile speakers.

MP celebrates region's business successes

York Press: Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams, who backs the Chance To Be Chancellor scheme

9:33am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A TRAINING and interpretation business set up with support from the Government’s Enterprise Allowance Scheme has been visited by Selby MP Nigel Adams.

Co-op to reopen in Acomb following £360k refurbishment

York Press: Mr Jenner is banned from Co-operative Food stores

10:00am Tuesday 24th March 2015

CONVENIENCE store operator Co-operative Food is unveiling its new-look store in Acomb this week following a £360,000 refurbishment project.

Businesses share ideas on what needs to be done to boost York's economy

York Press: York Minster

11:43am Tuesday 24th March 2015

ECONOMIC priorities for York have been laid out after more than 60 representatives from city businesses and organisations met to discuss what needs to be done to boost investment and job creation.

Tesco sells its stake in Clifton Moor retail park

York Press:

11:48am Monday 23rd March 2015

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has sold its shares in Clifton Moor retail park as part of a shake-up of its property portfolio.

Dog groomer wins top scholarship prize

York Press:

12:16pm Monday 23rd March 2015

A FISH and chip shop owner turned dog groomer has won a scholarship place with a German clipper brand.

Wicked Coffee Company serves new package for retailers

York Press:

12:05pm Monday 23rd March 2015

A WETHERBY-based coffee company is looking to grow its number of outlets with a new package for prospective retailers.

Bringing talent together to promote Ryedale attractions

York Press:

12:09pm Monday 23rd March 2015

THE history and culture of Ryedale is to be promoted by a marketing and business development consultancy based in the same area.

Optare provide custom bus for London Transport Museum

York Press: Optare logo

12:14pm Monday 23rd March 2015

A CUSTOM built bus made by a North Yorkshire manufacturer has been given to the London Transport Museum as part of a new feature.

Local authorities win new powers over running of York rail services

York Press:

9:07am Saturday 21st March 2015

LOCAL authorities are being given more say in how rail services in the north are run - as Transpennine Express agrees to continue running trains between York and cities such as Manchester and Liverpool for another year.

Coffee roaster creates new blend for tourist attraction

York Press:

12:37pm Friday 20th March 2015

A YORK artisan coffee roaster has won a contract to create and supply a specially blended coffee for an East Yorkshire tourist attraction welcoming 60,000 visitors every year.

Accountants team up with brewery after beer festival meeting

York Press:

12:35pm Friday 20th March 2015

A TEAM of business advisors from a York accountancy firm has assisted with the launch of a new real ale brewery in Darlington.

Record year for creative industries

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12:32pm Friday 20th March 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire creative construction and manufacturing company has been praised by Government for nurturing future talent as the industry reports record breaking spend on UK film production.

Travel company continues investment after move to York

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12:30pm Friday 20th March 2015

THE company behind the opening of a new travel shop in York has taken delivery of the latest addition to its fleet, following a £300,000 investment.

Breweries expand to meet real ale demand

York Press:

12:53pm Thursday 19th March 2015

BREWERIES across North Yorkshire are reporting expansion plans as the industry enjoys its “most exciting time in the last 100 years”.

Ex-Army corporal joins York housebuilding company

York Press: Praise for team after £330m profits

12:51pm Thursday 19th March 2015

YORK-based housebuilding firm Persimmon has welcomed one of its first former army recruits after pledging to offer employment to up to 500 ex-armed forces personnel.

York business woman turned author shortlisted for award

York Press:

12:50pm Thursday 19th March 2015

A YORK businesswoman has had her book shortlisted for a US award.

Restoration firm scoops Civic Trust Award

York Press:

12:45pm Thursday 19th March 2015

A YORK-based building restoration specialist has won the only Civic Trust Award to be presented to a Yorkshire winner.

Budget boost for savers and buyers

York Press:

9:00am Thursday 19th March 2015

The Chancellor has this afternoon delivered the 2015 Budget - his last for the current Government ahead of the general election in May.

Boom times for York properties

York Press:

10:40am Thursday 19th March 2015

YORK has been highlighted as being home to one of the best performing property markets in the North of England.

Work starts on new Primark store

York Press:

9:43am Wednesday 18th March 2015

THE first pictures of how York’s new Primark store will look have been released as work gets under way on the Monks Cross site.

Businesses call for long term tax measures rather than short term fixes

York Press:

1:01pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

BUSINESS organisations across York have been outlining their hopes for today’s Budget announcement – calling for a number of measures to boost the city’s economy.

New funding paves the way for garden centre extension

York Press:

1:00pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

A FAMILY-RUN garden centre is preparing for a period of new growth with the construction of a major extension.

Council's West Offices host conservation conference

York Press: West offices.Nigel Holland. (16999257)

12:58pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

MORE than 100 city planners, landscape architects and conservationists from across the UK are meeting in York today.

Estate agents breaks £20 million sales mark in first year

York Press:

12:56pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

A YORK estate agent is reporting a growing property market in the city after breaking the £20 million sales mark in its first year.

Michelin-starred restaurateur opens new eatery in York

York Press:

11:01am Wednesday 18th March 2015

A MICHELIN-starred restaurateur has opened a new venue in York.

Volunteers look for £40k to buy village shop

York Press:

9:56am Wednesday 18th March 2015

VILLAGERS have joined forces to safeguard the future of their only local shop and post office by taking it over themselves.

Boost to bioeconomy

York Press:

1:01pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

THE bioeconomy has been highlighted by the Government as an important source of high-value jobs and green economic growth, with an estimated market worth of £100 billion per annum.

Contractor named for York Theatre Royal redevelopment

York Press:

11:18am Tuesday 17th March 2015

THE contractor who will carry out major redevelopment work at York Theatre Royal has been named.

Department store invests £3.5m

York Press:

11:43am Tuesday 17th March 2015

ONE of North Yorkshire’s most well-known department stores is to invest £3.5m in expanding one of its sites – saying consumer spending is now on the up.

Creating employment opportunities for Apprenticeship Week

York Press:

1:44pm Monday 16th March 2015

"EARN while you learn" has been the message of the moment as businesses and training providers across York and North Yorkshire marked National Apprenticeship Week.

Laura Ashley store to close after restaurant plan is approved

York Press:

8:17am Monday 16th March 2015

A MAJOR retailer is set to leave York city centre after permission was given to turn its rented shop unit into a restaurant.

Shaping the future of Harrogate's economy

York Press: Harrogate Borough Council

1:41pm Monday 16th March 2015

BUSINESS owners in Harrogate are being invited to give their views on proposed priorities for supporting the local economy over the next five years.

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Why graduation needs to come with a guarantee

York Press: Fay Treloar, director of Enterprise, Employability and Business Engagement

2:28pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A decade ago, we welcomed a boom in graduate recruitment, with the number of vacancies for university leavers increasing annually by more than ten per cent.

New legislation gives parents time with baby

York Press: Brian Harrington

2:20pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

IF there was ever a good time to be an expectant parent, this must be it. Parents whose new baby is due on or after 5 April this year will have much more flexibility over who looks after their child during its first year of life.


Steve Waud, director of Business Enterprise Fund

York Press:

12:04pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

STEVE WAUD is the fund director for the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF). Based in Bradford,the organisation last year celebrated its tenth anniversary, and next month will mark the first anniversary of its office in York.

Daniel Sowden, Partner BHP Chartered Accountants

York Press:

11:53am Tuesday 3rd February 2015

WITH the announcement that the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding (YNYER) Local Enterprise Partnership has secured an extra £12.1 million to be invested in the area between 2016 and 2021, in addition to the £110.1 million in its original deal, things are looking good for home-grown businesses with growth ambitions.


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