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Plans submitted for new £25m city hotel

York Press:

6:04am Wednesday 1st March 2017

YORK developer Northminster has submitted its final plans for a new £25 million hotel and apartment scheme in York city centre.

Selby firm secures deal with £30m casino

York Press: Pictured from left are in Victoria Gate Casino, The Headrow, Leeds, are Victoria Gate Casino head of food and beverage, John Davies  and Upton Group sales director, Darren Carter.

8:00am Wednesday 1st March 2017

NORTH Yorkshire vending machine and refreshment specialist Upton Group has secured its first ever contract to supply its entire product range after signing the UK’s third biggest casino as its latest customer.

50-year-old farm shop in new hands

York Press: Emma and Ben Mosey

12:00pm Wednesday 1st March 2017

HUSBAND and wife team Ben and Emma Mosey have purchased a farm shop and egg production business in North Yorkshire.

New image to celebrate 30th

York Press: Pictured at ISF Materials Handling & Process Solutions are from the left Anthony Lawson, Derrick Harris, Tim Allison, David Hukins, Steve Cruwys, Simon Manock and managing Director Iain Scott. Picture David Harrison.

9:00am Wednesday 1st March 2017

THREE decades in business are being celebrated by a York engineering firm which has grown its turnover to £2 million with a team of more than 20 staff.

Barratt’s breakfast

York Press: Barratt staff and subcontractors at the breakfast meeting in York

6:00am Tuesday 28th February 2017

PAINTERS, electricians and plumbers headed to Barratt Yorkshire East’s Monks Cross headquarters for a breakfast meeting with the company.

Persimmon announces £782.8m profits

York Press:

4:00am Tuesday 28th February 2017

THE latest financial results from a North Yorkshire-based homebuilder show they “continued to perform strongly”, with revenue up by eight per cent.

£3m expansion plans for food company

York Press: £3m expansion plans for food company

5:00am Monday 27th February 2017

AMBITIOUS expansion plans at a North Yorkshire food company have won the praise of a local MP.

Well-known Selby caterer retires after 40 years

York Press:

5:00am Monday 27th February 2017

A SELBY caterer who has served receptions for hundreds of Selby brides has finally retired.

Profits boost for top housebuilder

York Press:

10:06am Monday 27th February 2017

HOUSEBUILDER Persimmon saw its profits grow by nearly a quarter in 2016.

See all 77 of Hambleton council's hygiene ratings so far in 2017

York Press:

8:42pm Sunday 26th February 2017

The entries above show all of the hygiene inspection ratings issued so far this year by Hambleton District Council.

York firm says it is £750k out of pocket after collapse of famous business

York Press:

6:37pm Friday 24th February 2017

A STEEL fabrication business near York says it has been left hundreds of thousands of pounds out of pocket now that a company it was working with has entered administration.

Big modernisation planned at York sweet factory after dispute ends

York Press: Striking workerson the picket line  at the Tangerine sweet factory in York Picture Frank Dwyer.

6:01pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017

A LONG-RUNNING pay dispute at a York sweet factory has been settled - as it emerged the complex is set to be modernised to help keep it competitive.

National retailer lined up for old Starbucks premises in York

York Press:

11:41am Thursday 23rd February 2017

A NEW occupant looks to have been lined up for a prominent building in York city centre.

Academic takes on Trust top job

York Press: (l-r) Current York Archaeological Trust  Chair, Terrence Suthers, with new Chair, Professor Anthony Robards OBE, together at one ofYork Archaeological Trust visitor attractions, DIG. Picture Frank Dwyer.

6:00am Thursday 23rd February 2017

THE former head of a cancer charity has been named as the new chairman of the York Archaeological Trust.

The Press's online readership soars again

York Press:

5:19pm Thursday 23rd February 2017

The Press's online readership is among the fastest-growing in the country, new figures have confirmed.

Restaurant reveals plan for former town hall

York Press:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

MALTON'S old town hall - which has stood empty for nearly five years - could be transformed into an upmarket bar and restaurant.

Plans submitted for York street food hub

York Press:

8:16am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

PLANS have been submitted to create a street food and social enterprise hub on a derelict site in York city centre.

Wanted: Someone to help make the York Central vision a reality

York Press: York Central “teardrop” site

4:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

YORK council is looking for someone who can help shepherd ambitious development plans for 72-hectares of old railway land in the city centre into reality.

Famous Thirsk hotel to close for £1m refurb

York Press: The Golden Fleece, Thirsk

12:05pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire hotel which boasts the title of one of England’s oldest coaching inns is to undergo a £1 million refurbishment programme.

Team advises £130m deals

York Press: G+E'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 (Director).

10:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

A BUSY year for corporate deals has been reported in the region as York accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott reveals it advised on deals totalling £130 million.

Holiday home spend hits park’s profits

York Press: One of Flamingo Land's new holdiay cottages The Gate

8:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

FLAMINGO Land has seen pre-tax profits drop after ramping up expenditure by more than 50 per cent as part of a drive to reposition the park in the holiday market.

Enterprise Cafe places available

York Press: Selby Civic Centre.

6:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

PLACES are available for the next Selby Enterprise Cafe.

Legal directors to leave board

York Press: Lupton Fawcett management changes (l to r) James Richardson Nigel Broadbent and Richard Marshall

6:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

THE two highest ranking board members of one of Yorkshire’s largest law firms who between them lead the acquisition of a York-based practice are stepping down from the company.

Nestlé reveals a new flavour for KitKat Bites

York Press:

6:00am Tuesday 21st February 2017

A NEW flavour of the bite-sized version of York’s famous KitKat chocolate bar has been launched.

MP in plea forshop rates help

York Press: Rachael Maskell Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

6:01am Tuesday 21st February 2017

A YORK MP has raised concerns about the Government’s impending changes to business rates, and says much more needs to be done to help shop owners.

Cafe up for top tourism award

York Press: Colin and Jo Barnes from Smile Cafe

6:00am Monday 20th February 2017

A DELIGHTED couple who own an East Yorkshire cafe are raising a cuppa in celebration after it was nominated for a prestigious tourism award.

Pavers shoe shop founder dies aged 88

York Press: Catherine Kinloch Paver

6:00am Monday 20th February 2017

A VISIONARY retailer who set up a popular York shoe shop has died aged 88.

SOLD! Landmark York building changes hands for £7 million

York Press:

5:00am Sunday 19th February 2017

AN OFFICE block in York city centre has been sold for £7 million.

Warehouse expansion plans approved

York Press: 2016 Jaguar XF (logo, badge).

6:00am Monday 20th February 2017

A WAREHOUSE on the outskirts of York will be expanded and retain 400 jobs.

Decision day set for town's new restaurant, after 10 complaints

York Press:

6:00am Monday 20th February 2017

PLANS for a new bistro restaurant in Beverley will be considered by councillors next month, following a series of objections from local people.

Advice for employers on helping carers

York Press: Advice for employers

8:00am Sunday 19th February 2017

YORK Carers Centre is working to raise awareness of the efforts of unpaid carers with employers in the city.

York-based soap firm hails best ever year and plans more shops

York Press: Yorkshire Soap

6:00am Thursday 16th February 2017

A SOAP business with a flagship shop in York has announced plans to expand - and has predicted a turnover of £5 million.

Master butcher ends term

York Press: Sarah-Jane Trueman presents Alexandra Weighell with the £600 she raised during her year as Master of the York Gild of Butchers.

6:00am Friday 17th February 2017

A BUTCHER, who was the first female Master of the York Gild of Butchers in its 700-year history, has marked the end of her term with a presentation to a hospice.

Expanding website firm rallys to help community

York Press: Andrew Paine and Andrew Rouph, of Web Site Made Easy, who have designed a new website for the memorial hall      Picture: David Harrison

4:39am Friday 17th February 2017

AN expanding company is supporting the community by creating a website for Pickering Memorial Hall.

‘Make money stack up’ plea for city site

York Press: Lord Shipley on the York Central site

4:00am Friday 17th February 2017

KEEPING the community involved in the York Central plans is key to making sure the ambitious project can be realised, according to a former government cities advisor.

Drax earnings fall as its renewable power generation soars

York Press:

9:37am Thursday 16th February 2017

NORTH Yorkshire power giant Drax has seen its earnings drop 17 per cent to £140million, but the amount of renewable electricity it is generating has soared, latest figures show.

Animalcare revenues up

York Press: RESULTS: Animalcare's chief executive Dr Iain Menneer

6:00am Thursday 16th February 2017

A VETERINARY company with a base in York has reported a “very strong” first half-year.

Apprentice makes finals

York Press: www.jimpoyner.co.uk Jim Poyner Photography, The York Photographer, York College, Education, York,

6:00am Thursday 16th February 2017

YORK College hairdressing apprentice, Edita Matuleviciene has won the regional final of the AHT UK trainee competition 2017, held in Gateshead, and will be going on to compete at the national competition in Blackpool next month.

Ryedale tour operator scoops travel award

York Press:

4:30am Thursday 16th February 2017

A RYEDALE tour operator has scooped a travel award from the German Tourist Board (GNTB).

York developer's profits soar

York Press: Hunter House

4:00am Thursday 16th February 2017

YORK developer S Harrison has enjoyed its best financial year since 2007, with its annual profit growing by more than 40 per cent in 2016.

Old York pub & curry house to reopen as steak restaurant

York Press: The Bumper Castle changing ownership again.Pic Nigel Holland

6:00am Tuesday 14th February 2017

A STEAKHOUSE is gearing up to open on the site of a former pub and Indian restaurant.

York jobless rate falls again

York Press: York Liberal Democrat leader, Keith Aspden   Picture Frank Dwyer.

4:38pm Wednesday 15th February 2017

UNEMPLOYMENT has fallen again in York - particularly among young people.

Brick maker cements £150k job

York Press: Yorl Handmade's bricks at the new John Lewis in Oxford

2:01pm Wednesday 15th February 2017

THE £440 million refurbishment of an Oxford shopping centre is being completed with more than 100,000 bricks from North Yorkshire.

Law friends’ employment service

York Press: Tiggy Clifford, left, and Emma Whiting of Torque Law

12:01pm Wednesday 15th February 2017

TWO friends from university who went on to acquire 30 years of combined legal experience have joined forces to create York’s newest law firm.

Tenancy deals at £1m offices

York Press: 20 George Hudson Street

10:02am Wednesday 15th February 2017

A BUS operator and a coffee shop chain are the latest businesses to have agreed tenancy contracts within a new city centre office offering, following its six-figured refurbishment.

£50k is right touch for firm

York Press: Left to right, Ian Atkinson of Finance Yorkshire, Martin Bell of Red Sky and Terry and Rachel Lightfoot of ToughRight Software

9:00am Wednesday 15th February 2017

A YORK-based software developer has become the first business to benefit from a new £5 million regional fund after securing £50,000 to grow its customer base in the property sector.

Spotlight on tourism stars

York Press: Award winners at the Visit York Tourism Awards

6:00am Wednesday 15th February 2017

THE stars of York’s tourism industry will be recognised for their exceptional work at a prestigious annual awards ceremony.

Drax powers on with £340m takeover deal

York Press: Drax chief executive Dorothy Thompson

6:00am Wednesday 15th February 2017

NORTH Yorkshire power giant Drax has completed its £340 million deal to acquire Opus Energy after shareholders gave their backing to the move.

Drinks firm clinches contract

York Press: Havelock Europa's fit-out for Holland & Barrett

6:00am Tuesday 14th February 2017

A HARROGATE health drinks company has won a major contract with high street store Holland and Barrett.

First time buyers must be clued up

York Press: First time buyers must be clued up

6:00am Tuesday 14th February 2017

FIRST time buyers are being urged to become more familiar with the process of buying a home.

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What defines self employed?

York Press: Denison Till, York.

8:00am Wednesday 1st March 2017

The Court of Appeal recently grappled with the tricky question of whether a plumber really was self-employed.

Importance of Health & Safety

York Press: Gordon Linford

10:52am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Training staff is a statutory requirement and an essential part of managing risk within any organisation. The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 emphasises the importance of health and safety training, stating that employers must provide suitable information, instruction and training for all employees.


Insuring expansion

York Press: David Fryer, managing director JMG Townends

12:02pm Wednesday 1st March 2017

AS MANAGING director of JMG Townends insurance brokers, David Fryer is leading a mission to focus on local business growth after the joint venture between Townends Chartered Accountants and insurance broker JM Glendinning, relocated to York in 2015 from headquarters in Guiseley.

Boss unlocks terror

York Press: Stuart Jarman, General Manager – The York Dungeon

3:47pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Stuart Jarman, general manager – The York Dungeon