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Event offers funding for first steps on the retail ladder

York Press: Shambles trader Phil Pinder.Pic Nigel Holland.

3:00pm Wednesday 21st February 2018

YORK Retail Forum is staging a dinner during which start-up retailers will be given the chance to pitch for funding.

Ryeburn scoops award in 30th year

York Press: David Otterburn with his award winning mint choc chip icecream.

12:00pm Wednesday 21st February 2018

North Yorkshire’s ice cream maestro David Otterburn has found the perfect way to celebrate 30 years in business - winning another national award.

New MD at Yorkshire developer

York Press: Tim and Justin Garnett

11:00am Wednesday 21st February 2018

JUSTIN Garnett has been appointed as the managing director of North Yorkshire property developer and investor, The Ogden Group of Companies.

City’s developments make awards shortlist

York Press: Nelsons Yard, off Walmgate

10:00am Wednesday 21st February 2018

THE Residential category of this years Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Yorkshire and Humber Awards is dominated by projects from York and North Yorkshire.

Takeover deal at accountants

York Press: Nadeem Ahmed

7:00am Wednesday 21st February 2018

A HISTORIC York accountancy practice has been taken over by a Leeds and Sheffield firm as it seeks to grow its footprint in North Yorkshire.

Morrisons flies in for Flaxby egg supplier

York Press: Nick Chippindale in the packing centre

6:00am Wednesday 21st February 2018

A NORTH Yorkshire free range egg supplier and its team of 54 staff has been acquired by big four supermarket Morrisons.

Biofuel breakthrough by scientists at University of York

York Press: University of York

5:00am Monday 19th February 2018

SCIENTISTS from the University of York are part of a team of researchers which has discovered enzymes in fungi capable of breaking down one of the main components of wood.

Committee sees farming future

York Press: Image from  Fera-Science Limited. Awaiting caption

4:00am Monday 19th February 2018

WORK being undertaken on the outskirts of York to increase the UK’s competitiveness in international agri-food export markets was under review during a visit from a Government select committee.

Angels fly in to York

York Press: Dave Clarkson business development director at Langleys Solicitors

9:00am Friday 16th February 2018

A NETWORK of angel investors covering the North of England has launched its services in York.

Funding boosts build project

York Press: From left Sean Harrison (David Harrison Group) Steve Luty (Together) Russell Jowett (Russell Jowett Commercial Property Finance)

6:00am Friday 16th February 2018

A NORTH Yorkshire business park is set for further expansion after its developers secured a £2.1 million cash injection.

Job potential at Sherburn2

York Press: Pictured from left, are Paul Nolan and Jeremy Nolan of Glentrool Estates, David Kerfoot new chair for the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP, Jake Berry MP, Cllr Mark Crane Leader of Selby District Council, Nigel Adams MP for Selby and Councillor A

9:00am Thursday 15th February 2018

A NEW £105 million business park in North Yorkshire has been visited by the Northern Powerhouse Minister.

Mine shafts build deal

York Press: PLANS: Chris Fraser,managing director and chief executive at Sirius Minerals	Picture: Tony Bartholomew

8:00am Thursday 15th February 2018

THE company behind the York Potash project has entered into a design and build contract with a mine shaft specialist after ditching a notice of award issued to another firm last year.

Bonus to fund charity trust

York Press: Jeff Fairburn, new chief executive of Persimmon plc..

6:00am Thursday 15th February 2018

THE chief executive of York-headquartered house builder Persimmon has announced he is setting up a charitable trust amid controversy surrounding his record £110 million bonus.

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York Press: Sherburn2

10:00am Wednesday 14th February 2018

A DELEGATION from Heathrow Airport has visited sites across the region as part of nationwide search for an offsite construction centre for Heathrow’s expansion.

£2.3m twist in firm’s finances

York Press: Twisted has secured a £2.3m finance facility

9:00am Wednesday 14th February 2018

MORE than £2 million in finance has been secured by North Yorkshire vehicle engineering firm Twisted as it moves towards its final production run of Land Rover Defenders.

Powering the North on gas

York Press: L-R Will Gardiner (Drax Group CEO) Jake Berry, Nigel Adams, Andy Koss (Drax Power CEO)_

8:00am Wednesday 14th February 2018

PLANS to secure the future of power generation at North Yorkshire power station Drax were under review during a ministerial visit surrounding the plant’s gas proposals.

Stage One continues its Olympic profile

York Press: The Stage One team working on the opening ceremoy for the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang

6:00am Wednesday 14th February 2018

STAGE One Creative has continued its 14-year association with the Olympic Games after providing its expertise for the opening ceremony of this year’s Pyeong Chang Games.

Business park boost as national retailer moves in

York Press: National retailer Screwfix will be opening at Malton Enterprise Park next month

12:11pm Monday 12th February 2018

A NATIONAL retailer is to open a store in Malton.

Weaving into greetings market

York Press: The Weavey team, from left, Cathertine England, Tim Bleszynski, Herny Turner, chief executive Suzy Edward, Abhimanyu Bose, and chief technology officer John Osborne

6:00am Monday 12th February 2018

A TECHNOLOGY and media company in York has launched a new smartphone app that developers believe will rival the likes of SnapChat and WhatsApp.

New boss at Yorwaste

York Press: Sandy Boyle, the new managing director of the Yorwaste Group.

9:00am Friday 9th February 2018

THE FINANCE director of Yorwaste has been promoted to managing director at the waste management company.

Funds fuelling new innovation

York Press: David Best of Mercia, left, and Max Smith of Hydrotherm.

6:00am Friday 9th February 2018

ALMOST half a million pound has been invested in York business as it looks to bring its water heater technology to the market.

Frank is a hotel jewel

York Press: Frank Caulfield, Front of House Porter at Dean Court Hotel, second left, receiving the Jewel of the Year Award

9:00am Thursday 8th February 2018

THE front of house porter at York’s Dean Court Hotel has won a national award from Best Western.

Logo to unite food sector

York Press: The Yorkshire Mark created by Mat and Debi Lazenby

6:00am Thursday 8th February 2018

A NEW provenance logo has been created for Yorkshire’s food and drink industry by a York designer seeking to unite the industry.

National award for “outstanding” first year in business

York Press: Carrie Ann Donohue collects her award from Jeremy Neale (Driver Hire Managing Director-UK), left and Chris Chidley (Driver Hire Chief Executive), right

11:00am Wednesday 7th February 2018

YEAR on year sales growth has seen a York franchisee win a national award.

Vine to give speech for Chamber

York Press: Jeremy Vine

11:00am Wednesday 7th February 2018

BROADCASTER Jeremy Vine is heading to the National Railway Museum after being signed as the guest speaker at this year’s York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.

Engineering skills for a future workforce

9:00am Wednesday 7th February 2018

AN organisation which trains engineering apprentices in Malton is celebrating its 30th birthday this year.

Brick maker’s return to wall

York Press: York Handmade Brick chairman David Armitage and the Allerton Park

8:00am Wednesday 7th February 2018

A NORTH Yorkshire brick manufacturer is helping to rebuild an historic two-mile estate well near York.

Clean start for duo’s growing soap brand

York Press: : Clara Challoner Walker, founder and CEO of Cosy Cottage Soap Company (left) with Kate Boyd, operations manager at Cosy Cottage Soap Company (right).

6:00am Wednesday 7th February 2018

A START-UP soap maker is reporting threefold monthly increases in turnover after moving to new laboratory facilities in York.

Car club deal is a boost for environment

York Press: Joshua Stewart-Tilling of Enterprise with Redrow's Lisa Watson at The Granary

6:00am Monday 5th February 2018

A DEVELOPER and a vehicle rental company have teamed up to offer residents at two York developments free club car hire membership and £50 driving credit.

Rural firms bid for part of £5m

York Press: Roger Marsh, chairman Leeds city region  LEP.

1:36pm Monday 5th February 2018

RURAL businesses around York with expansion plans for 2018 could get their hands on a share of more than £5 million from Leeds City Region to help realise their ambitions.

Hovingham’s 100th market

York Press: Organisers, traders, and villages looking forward to Hovingham’s 100th market. Picture David Harrison.

8:00am Friday 2nd February 2018

HOVINGHAM is celebrating its 100th market tomorrow.

Wine specialist closes venture

York Press: Gareth Morgan

6:00am Friday 2nd February 2018

A WINE education business is to close after more than 17 years in York as its owner fears the consumer market in the UK will be hit by the affects of Brexit.

£1.5m deal retained

York Press: Gill Mulroe and Mark Clough at the University of York.

9:00am Thursday 1st February 2018

NORTH Yorkshire’s largest waste management company has retained a contract to handle waste generated by one of the UK’s top 20 ranked universities.

Award wins in Ryedale

York Press: The winners of the Ryedale Business Awards

9:00am Thursday 1st February 2018

THE winners of Ryedale’s second business awards were announced this week at a ceremony at the White Swan in Ampleforth.

Sirius joins PM in China talks

York Press: Chris Fraser at UK-China CEO Council

6:00am Thursday 1st February 2018

THE Prime Minister’s trade mission to China this week featured the chief executive of York Potash as he sought to add North Yorkshire’s mining potential to the UK’s trade offering.

New event to promote food

York Press: Stephanie Moon ran demonstrations and tasting sessions all day at the Thomas of Helmsley opening event

12:00pm Wednesday 31st January 2018

YORK is staging a new event next week aimed at encouraging the region’s hospitality, restaurant and consumer businesses to buy local when sourcing produce.

Japanese researchers visit York firm

York Press: From left, Hiroto Dogauchi, Harumi Ishiwata, Hugh Thompson, Masami Okino and Elizabeth Webb.

11:00am Wednesday 31st January 2018

A YORK law firm welcomed three Japanese academics who were visiting the UK to research the use of wills

Concierge lands role as chairman

York Press: Stewart Reid Head Concierge at The Grand Hotel  Spa

10:00am Wednesday 31st January 2018

THE head concierge of York’s Grand Hotel & Spa has been appointed as chairman of The Society of the Golden Keys Northern Region.

York firm gets Nuffield boss

York Press: David Mobbs

9:00am Wednesday 31st January 2018

THE former chief executive of national private healthcare giant Nuffield Health has been appointed as the new chairman of YorkTest Laboratories.

New era at herb firm

York Press: Philip Dodd (front) who has been appointed MD of Herbs Unlimited with Trevor Bosomworth and Alison Dodd

8:00am Wednesday 31st January 2018

THE founder of North Yorkshire family business Herbs Unlimited has passed the baton on to her son as the business looks to drive growth and rise to the challenges of Brexit.

Deals topped £100m in busy year for team

York Press: Garbutt + Elliott's corporate finance team, from left, Mark Phillips (Manager), Amish Arya (Executive), Richard Feltham (Partner), Nick Barker (Manager), Tony Farmer (Partner), Steve Garbett (Manager), Tariq Javaid (Partner)

6:00am Wednesday 31st January 2018

A SIXTY per cent rise in the number of corporate deals completed year on year is being celebrated by a York firm of accountants.

Ellis wins power deal

York Press: Ellis doubles up – Centaur cable saddles securing Nexans and Silec HV cables in the Stevin project, Belgium

12:00pm Monday 29th January 2018

HIGH voltage cables in a Belgian power tunnel have been secured by cable saddles designed and made by North Yorkshire firm Ellis.

£250,000 investment means huge increase in capacity at Pickering firm

York Press: MD Simon Norris with Sales Manager Emma Wrigglesworth

11:27am Monday 29th January 2018

A £250,000 investment in new technology at a Ryedale manufacturer means they have been able to increase their capacity by 400 per cent.

SES duo win regional titles

York Press: Nick Darling and Emily Marner with their CIBSE Awards

9:00am Monday 29th January 2018

EMPLOYEES from York-based national engineering specialist SES picked up awards at a regional industry event.

New strategy for Saville AV

York Press: The Saville board, from left, Graham Carling, Andy Dyson, Ann Pickard, Colin Nixey, Colin Etchells

6:02am Monday 29th January 2018

YORK-based national audio visual specialist Saville is undergoing a re-structure eight months after the management buy out of the firm.

Research boost at Nestlé York

York Press: Nestlé's Product Technology Centre in Haxby Road, York

4:48pm Friday 26th January 2018

ALL of Nestlé’s confectionery research and development is to be carried out in York, following a decision to relocate some key work to the city from a base in Switzerland.

Vying to make gin and whisky green

York Press: LAUNCH: Cooper King Distillery co-founders Chris Jaume and Dr Abbie Neilson

6:00am Friday 26th January 2018

ENGLAND’S soon-to-be smallest gin and whisky distillery which is being built on the outskirts of York will be one of only three in the country to be run solely on green energy.

LBA’s record year

York Press: Leeds Bradford Airport terminal entrance

9:00am Thursday 25th January 2018

A RECORD number of passengers flew from Leeds Bradford Airport last year as 2017 marked the third consecutive year of annual growth.

Partners’ giveaway in 30th year

York Press: Partners directors Monica Green and Karen Tinkler

8:01am Thursday 25th January 2018

A YORK PR agency is celebrating its 30th anniversary by offering 30 free hours of services to a local charity.

New LEP boss has rural goal

York Press: The York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership’s new chair David A Kerfoot will be tackling rural growth

6:00am Thursday 25th January 2018

A BUSINESSMAN who turned a back bedroom operation into a global venture is vying to change the focus of Government policy as he takes the chairmanship of the biggest land area LEP in the country.

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Cyber and Crime policies are you clear on what they cover?

York Press: John Goodacre, Commercial Account Executive at D E Ford.

9:00am Wednesday 21st February 2018

In a world where we have become so heavily reliant on computers it is no surprise that criminals have turned to cyber-crime, where they can commit an act from the comfort of their own home, hiding in the anonymity of cyber space.

Tax planning for charity giving

York Press: Alastair Byrne.

9:00am Wednesday 14th February 2018

Incorporating charitable giving into your tax planning strategy can be a useful way to reduce both your income tax and the inheritance tax (IHT) that will eventually become payable on your estate.


Man of mystery

York Press: Edgar Andrews, Managing Director of Stamford Bridge based Consultancy Team

9:00am Wednesday 11th October 2017

IF you are looking for a local businessman with a history to match that of an International Man of Mystery - Edgar Andrews, managing director of Stamford Bridge based Consultancy Team, is your man.

Delivering Dine

York Press: Matt Jones managing director of Dine

3:09pm Wednesday 20th September 2017

MATT Jones, managing director of Dine which manages corporate hospitality, wedding celebrations and private parties at Howsham Hall, just outside York, is no stranger to hard work.