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Brick maker’s £78k school deal

York Press: e new Art and Design Technology Centre at Pocklington School

10:00am Thursday 17th August 2017

YORK Handmade Brick Company has played a role in the creation of the new Art and Design Technology Centre at Pocklington School through a £78,000 contract.

Investment cut costs

York Press: From left, Arthur Asquith (relationship director, Lloyds Bank), David Sharp (chief executive, North Yorkshire Youth), Alan Kur (regional manager, Lloyds Bank)

9:01am Thursday 17th August 2017

Activity centre to improve facilities through cost savings on energy

Tax credits buy site for growth

York Press: Workhaus MD Jim Ibbetson (right) with Garbutt + Elliott's Simon Palmer and Angela Mikola

6:00am Thursday 17th August 2017

A MUSEUM display manufacturer is set to purchase one of the buildings in which it operates thanks to tax credits from its research and development programme.

Mushroom grower creates 100 new jobs

York Press: A CGI of the new Hughes facility at Holme on Spalding Moor

6:00am Wednesday 16th August 2017

MORE than 100 jobs are being created as an Irish mushroom supplier invests in a new multi-million pound growing and packing facility in the region.

160 million expamles of the greatest show on turf

York Press:

11:30am Wednesday 16th August 2017

A TURF supplier on the outskirst of York has harvested and delivered its 160 millionth roll of turf.

Employees take ownership of vegetable supplier Riverford

York Press: Guy Watson of Riverford Organic Farmers

10:25am Wednesday 16th August 2017

TWO milestones are being celebrated by farming and produce venture as it celebrates its 10th anniversary in Yorkshire and 30 years of farming in the UK.

Work starts on £1m warehouse

York Press: Steven Meyer, managing director of Cod Beck Blenders

9:00am Wednesday 16th August 2017

WORK is underway on a four month project to create a new £1 million warehouse facility creating ten new jobs.

Latest appointments

York Press: David Scott of Hethertons

8:00am Wednesday 16th August 2017

DAVID Scott has been appointed as a senior associate within Hethertons employment team.

Plans for new city centre York offices

York Press: Hudson House. Picture : Garry Atkinson (53053325)

6:00am Tuesday 15th August 2017

A REDEVELOPMENT plan that could see new high-quality office space built in York city centre is due before planners this week.

Awards nod for Wold Top's gluten free beer

York Press: Wold Top Brewery's Alex Balchin

2:46pm Monday 14th August 2017

A POPULAR beer from an East Yorkshire brewery has impressed judges in the Great British Food Awards.

Arrow Self Drive help Saint Michael's Hospice

York Press: Saint Michael's volunteer driver John Heptonstall with the Arrow Self Drive van

2:33pm Monday 14th August 2017

HARROGATE based Saint Michael's Hospice has received a boost from the county's largest independent vehicle-hire firm.

Deadline looms for Press Business Awards

York Press: Press Business Awards

9:00am Friday 11th August 2017

ONLY one week remains to submit your entry for The Press Business Awards 2017.

Visit boosts ale ties with India

York Press: Department for International Trade has brought over several key delegates in the beer sector from India to the Great British Beer Festival  (l-r),Jackie Matai ,Dipankar Chakraborty , Anuj Kushwar, Ruhul Singh, Stephen Noblett, Dept International Trade and

6:00am Friday 11th August 2017

YORK’S burgeoning brewing industry welcomed a delegation of Indian beer industry professionals as part of a drive to boost ale exports to the east.

Warning over 'limited' benefit of a Channel 4 move to York

York Press: Paul Swinney of the Centre for Cities

4:00am Thursday 10th August 2017

CITY bosses are being warned not to over-estimate the benefits of a national broadcaster coming to York.

Are you in our Business Awards Hall of Fame?

York Press:

12:13pm Thursday 10th August 2017

AS entries continue to come in for the 2017 Press Business Awards we take a look at the some of the past winners from our long established celebration of enterprise in our region.

40 jobs at restaurant

York Press: Herbert Todd and Son new Monks Cross premises.

9:00am Thursday 10th August 2017

A SHEFFIELD based franchise operator is to open its first restaurant in York creating 40 new jobs.

Autumn open date for Hilton

York Press: Graham Usher, general manager of the Monkbar Hotel and sales manager Nikki Brannan tuck into the trademark Hilton cookies

6:00am Thursday 10th August 2017

YORK’S first DoubleTree by Hilton will open its doors this autumn as the £3 million transformation of an existing hotel in the city sees the completion of a crucial phase.

Special pie marks150 years for butcher

York Press: PIE MAN: Appleton's Butchers owner Anthony Sterne marks 150 glorious years of the firm Picture by Sarah Mason

3:35pm Wednesday 9th August 2017

APPLETON’S Butchers is marking its 150th anniversary by creating a special edition celebration pie using York ham and rose veal.

Bank funds fifth vessel for Mainprize

York Press: Bob and Sharon Mainprize, directors of Mainprize Offshore Ltd.

10:00am Wednesday 9th August 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire shipping business has expanded its fleet after securing a £2 million funding package.

New device to combat thirst

York Press: thirsti's Puck and App

9:00am Wednesday 9th August 2017

AUNIVERSITY of York student start-up is looking to take on wearable fitness trackers such as Fitbit and Apple after creating the world’s first personal hydration coach.

Clubbing together in 30th year

York Press: York Against Cancer's Ralph Magee receives a donation from Cellhire's Martyn Stevens

8:00am Wednesday 9th August 2017

A YORK mobile communications specialist has pledged its support to one of the city's local charities as they both celebrate 30 years in operation.

Microsoft picks York firm for partnership

York Press: From left, Steve Beaumont and Phil Mercer from PowerOn.

6:00am Wednesday 9th August 2017

GLOBAL software giant Microsoft has selected a York based IT specialist to help it develop new and existing products.

Club appoints accountants

York Press: TEAM: York City Knights players with Garbutt + Elliott’s team of Julie Gunnell, Jeremy Oliver, Chris Blackburn and Sarah Ashton

2:07pm Monday 7th August 2017

YORK City Knights has appointed Garbutt + Elliott to provide the rugby league club with accountancy and business services.

Shops transformed

York Press: Hunter House

9:30am Monday 7th August 2017

YORK developer S Harrison has started work on the final phase of a mixed use residential and retail development in the city centre.

Funding power for expansion

York Press: Power Body Nutrition, from left, Ian Atkinson, Bart Ratus, Agata Milewski, Sean Hutchinson and Martin Bell1

8:00am Monday 7th August 2017

A YORK based distributor of nutrition and sports supplements has secured a £200,000 grant to grow the business amid increased customer demand.

Firm’s role in B&M bid

York Press: Andrew Jackson's Andrew Funnell

9:00am Thursday 3rd August 2017

A PARNTER in a York law firm has advised on a £153 million in which B&M subsidiary EV Retail acquired Heron Food Group.

Bike shop is set to close

York Press: Bicis Y MÃ ¡s - Bikes and More, York Picture Frank Dwyer.

8:00am Thursday 3rd August 2017

A BIKE shop and cafe in York city centre is to close.

Strong & stable year for Karro

York Press: Di Walker, Executive Chair of Karro

6:00am Thursday 3rd August 2017

THE parent company of Malton’s bacon factory has reported its first year of “significant commercial growth” in which turnover surpassed the £500 million milestone.

Plans to demolish power station are revealed

York Press: eGGBOROUGH POWER STATION: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire.

5:00am Wednesday 2nd August 2017

PLANS have been submitted to demolish a major power plant in North Yorkshire.

Latest appointments

York Press: Jacky Burton

1:00pm Wednesday 2nd August 2017

YORK law firm Ware & Kay has appointed Jacky Burton to its rapidly expanding commercial department.

Distillery to begin production

York Press: Abbie Neilson and Chris Jaume, founders of Cooper King

10:00am Wednesday 2nd August 2017

A NEW distillery on the outskirts of York is set to produce its first gins in the autumn and start whisky production in the winter as backers continue to show support for the project.

York property firms in merger deal to form new agency

York Press: Charles Harrison of Colenso

8:00am Wednesday 2nd August 2017

TWO York property firms have merged in a deal creating an agency with more than 30-years combined experience.

Continuing expansion with new attraction

York Press: Greenwood Forest Park which has been acquired by York-based Continuum Attractions

6:00am Wednesday 2nd August 2017

A YORK tourist attraction operator has announced the completion of one of the biggest acquisitions in its 30-year history.

Heritage fears on North Yorkshire sugar plant plan + 50 photos of the former York British Sugar factory

York Press: An artists impression of the new Al Khaleej International sugar processing plant

4:08pm Monday 31st July 2017

A MAJOR sugar beet processing plant which could be built less than 15 miles from York is facing opposition on heritage grounds.

£3m waste station is launched near York

York Press: Lord Mayor of York Cllr Barbara Boyce officially opens Yorwaste's new £3million waste transfer station at Harewood Whin, watched by Yorwaste MD Steve Barker. Picture by Stuart Boulton.

5:00am Tuesday 1st August 2017

A £3 MILLION waste transfer station has been officially opened near York, capable of handling 75,000 tonnes of rubbish a year.

Strong year at Gear4Music

York Press: Andrew Wass, chief executive officer of Gear4music.

1:48pm Tuesday 1st August 2017

YORK headquartered musical instrument retailer Gear4Music is on track for “another year of good progress” as it moves to larger offices in the city.

Tour hit for economy

York Press: Stage 3 Tour de Yorkshire 2017. Crowds at the Tour of Yorkshire 2017. Picture: SWPix.com

3:37pm Monday 31st July 2017

THE 2017 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the economy by almost £64 million, according to a study by Leeds Beckett University.

Baker turns to dried meat

York Press: James Costello at Costello’s salumeria

9:00am Monday 31st July 2017

A FOURTH generation baker has branched out with the opening of a new salumeria.

National award for Lauren

York Press: National Young Person's Award Win for Ryedale Group’s Lauren Sharples

4:00am Monday 31st July 2017

AN employee at a Ryedale printing company has been presented with a national industry award at the House of Lords.

Funding boost for software firm

York Press: Star Compliance at York Science Park

11:30am Friday 28th July 2017

THE global growth strategy of a US based software firm which has its development division in York, has been bolstered by a private equity investment.

Warehouses full at park

York Press: Escrick Business Park

9:00am Friday 28th July 2017

ESCRICK Business Park’s warehouses are now fully occupied after developer S Harrison sold the last unit to a York electrical firm.

Work starting on York horror

York Press: A promotional picture from Dark Rift's latest film Book of Monsters

6:30am Friday 28th July 2017

A YORK film company which saw its last movie released on DVD around the world is starting work on its next project.

York probiotics sold in Germany

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

12:03pm Thursday 27th July 2017

LIFE science business Optibiotix has reported the sale of its probiotic capsules to pharmacies in Germany.

Sylatech wins defence deal

York Press: Some of the Sylatech team, from left, Ian Walker, Lucy Coulson, Pete Fairbairn and Tim Richardson

6:00am Thursday 27th July 2017

A RYEDALE engineering firm is on track for double-digit growth after securing a multi-million pound contact with a European defence contractor.

York restaurant to stay shut two years after floods + gallery of 2015 flood photos

York Press: FLOODED: The Blue Bicycle in York

5:32pm Wednesday 26th July 2017

ONE of York’s top restaurants is expected to remain closed beyond the second anniversary of flooding which devastated the building.

Animalcare sees revenues rise to £16m

York Press: Iain Meneer, chief executive of Animalcare (53114457)

4:50pm Wednesday 26th July 2017

A YORK veterinary medicine and animal healthcare group has seen an eight per cent rise in sales to almost £16 million ahead of acquiring a Belgian-based counterpart.

Restaurant shops local for chairs

York Press: Treske's furniture for the Black Swan

3:07pm Wednesday 26th July 2017

NORTH Yorkshire furniture maker Treske has been enlisted by a neighbouring Michelin-starred restaurant to supply its refurbished dining room.

Bakery boost from e-store

York Press: George Welton and Lucy Mardon of Brown and Blond

9:00am Wednesday 26th July 2017

A YOUNG bakery business is expanding into e-commerce to meet demand from a growing UK wide customer base.

It’s a family affair at estate agents

York Press: Gary Romans John Romans take over Hunters in Bishopthorpe Road

6:00am Wednesday 26th July 2017

A FATHER and son duo have taken over at the Bishopthorpe Road branch of Hunters estate agents.

MBO fuels expansion plans at laboratory

York Press: From left, Seb Wilkinson of Key Capital Partners; Neil Guilder, CFO of YorkTest Laboratories; Rachel Jansen, chief executive of YorkTest Laboratories; and James Hall of Key Capital Partners

12:51pm Tuesday 25th July 2017

A YORK based food intolerance testing laboratory is under new ownership following a private equity backed management buyout.

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Managing digital revolution

York Press: Alastair Byrne.

10:25am Wednesday 16th August 2017

Making Tax Digital (MTD) will mean most businesses and taxpayers access their tax affairs online through digital tax accounts in the near future. But what impact will MTD have on your business?

The dangers of no insurance

York Press: Zach Gray, director DE Ford

9:00am Wednesday 9th August 2017

How many of us can answer ‘yes’ honestly to the question of whether we check the small print of our insurance policies.


Twisting a classic

York Press: Charles Fawcett, founder and managing director of Twisted Automotive

9:00am Wednesday 19th July 2017

A TRUE champion of the “anti ordinary”, Charles Fawcett is the owner and managing director of Twisted Automotive, based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

Put your trust in Sally

York Press: Sally Greenaway, head of Visit York

9:00am Wednesday 12th July 2017

THE year started for Sally Greenaway with a new post - head of York’s tourism body Visit York.