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Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara (55051320)

Share placing secures £1 million for product development at Optibiotix

The Press Business Awards 2015. New Business of the Year Award winner Podfit. Neil Owen receives the award from Tracey Smith of York Science Park. Picture David Harrison. (55036503)

Trio of new businesses vying to retain York's crown in national competition

The Rattle Owl restaurant and shop in Micklegate Picture: David Harrison

Restaurant owner launches legal bid against new pub in Micklegate

Kleen-Kar has moved from Foss Islands Road after 30 years into bigger premises in Layerthorpe and has taken on three new members of staff after being taken over in October last year by new owners (l-r) Billy , James , Matthew Pirrie (Manager), Muzzy Altin

Car valeting business moves after 30 years as part of expansion under new ownership

Jonathan Shepherd, co-founder of Yorkshire Wagyu (54895724)

Beef breeder hoping to tuck into mentoring and advertising opportunity to grow the Yorkshire Wagyu brand nationwide

York 'the original city adventure' in city's biggest tourism drive

'York - the original city adventure' - new £1 million tourism campaign unveiled

Keith (left) and Marcus Boardall (54777411)

Frozen food distributor ready to move forward with 110,000sq ft extension plans

David, left, and Gareth Atkinson, founders and directors of The Yorkshire Meatball Co. (54753552)

Meatball firm rolls in for a chance of Dragons Den mentoring

From left, Simon Crack, Head of Hethertons Business Support Unit and Jessica Roberts, Head of Corporate Law at Hethertons, have helped Fabrice Villoutreix acquire Fiesta Latina. (54628108)

French businessman buys city centre Mexican restaurant

Youth in Romsey chairman, Councillor Ian Hibberd; Hampshire County Council leader, councillor Roy Perry; and leader of Test Valley Borough Council, councillor Ian Carr. (54546049)

New life in Hampshire for York-built Portakabins

niel bentinck skosh (54471989)

York chef prepares for first restaurant opening in home city

Marcus Brew (54622933)

Promotion sees new MD take the reins at shredding specialist in move towards £10 million sales

Royal York Hotel general manager Richard Mansell, left, and food  beverage manager Will Harper in the hotel's new Garden Room (54597782)

Latest appointments

Chancellor George Osborne unveiling the Northern Powerhouse plan in May last year.

Engagement is needed to ensure tangible benefits from Northern Powerhouse claims York's business leaders

Yorkon Pyrford School artists impression (54437521)

Portakabin lands £5.6 million contract for first phase of a seven-school construction project

Vice-Chancellor of York University Professor Koen Lamberts.

York professor takes leading role in Northern research partnership

York travel business The Group Company is celebrating its 10th anniversary by taking all its staff to Barbados  Picture Frank Dwyer. (53462860)

"We're going to Barbados" - workforce treated to Caribbean trip to mark firm's anniversary

Patisserie Valerie (54390958)

Boutique bakery opens third site in York

Left, Prof Wyn Grant of the Farmer Scientist Network, and right, Nigel Pulling, chief executive of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society (54252637)

Leaving EU would be a "leap in the dark" for agricultural industry

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall take a seat on stage during their visit to Wilton's Music Hall in London, which has been restored by York-based William Anelay. Photo credit: Alastair Grant/PA Wire

Prince hosted at two historic buildings brought back to life by York firm

The Fusco family – left to right, Raymond Fusco, Stuart Fusco, Adrian Fusco, Maria Sheldon (sister), Alex Fusco (Stuart’s son), and Carol Fusco (54138692)

Fusco family nets another site for expanding fish and chip shop portfolio

Construction is underway at Taishan Nuclear Power Project in China, using cleats supplied by Ellis Patents at Rillington (54130229)

Business urged not to shy away from China as York firms flourish in the far east

Rudding Park

Work starts on hotel's £9.5 million spa extension

From left, Peter Cowling, professor of Computer Science at the University of York; Jae Beavers, Digital City Assistant at City Of York Council; Stuart Goulden of York City of Media Arts; Mark Fordyce, managing director of York Data Services; Emma Brassing

York logs in to TechNorth initiative

Hunters chairman Kevin Hollinrake, front, and director Glynis Frew with members of staff at their headquarters in Heworth, York

Hunters to net 32 per cent rise in turnover in first public annual results

Norman Whyte and Mike Everitt of the then York, Selby and Malton Business Advice Centre, pictured in 2006

New challenges ahead for business support as 30 year anniversary is celebrated by former York Business Advice Centre

Colin Newbury (53829502)

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Antony Odell, chief executive of Tissue Regenix (53855261)

Medical technology created in York closer to global brand status following German joint venture

Shaun Binns of the Lowther, pictured on December 29. Picture Frank Dwyer

FLOODS: How York businesses are fighting back

Richard Hatfield, pictured when working for York fashion brand Coggles in 2007

Digital entrepreneur hires fashion specialist to boost new retail focussed venture

The Chris Clubley team at the Relocation Network Agent awards (53611772)

Estate agent unlocks the secret to national award success

Dillan Thornton and Adam Orton (53680837)

Building preservation specialist backs new training programme for apprentices

Monkbar Hotel general manager Graham Usher and Monkbar Hotel sales manager Nikki Brannan

Hotel reaches four-star status for first time in 25-year history

: Jayne Mason, owner of Fancy Dance and Jessica Roberts, Head of Corporate Law at Hethertons, celebrate their successful transaction at Fancy Dance’s new York store. (53437391)

Dance wear retailer sells secondary shop to expand York business

From left, Richard Flanagan, Flanagan James Property Consultants, Maureen Brandon, Caenby Ltd, Andy Atkins-Krüger, Webcertain Group Ltd.  In the background to the left: Acer House - Webcertain’s New Customer Services Building; to the right Webcertain

Global marketing firm takes on fourth property to house expanding York headquarters

The aftermath of the floods in Walmgate in December

FLOODS: York businesses to get share of £5m pot

Council leader Chris Steward, right, and deputy leader Keith Aspden, who are both to join the York BID board. (53343872)

BID's £50,000 loan awaits final rubber stamp

Portakabin Group National Apprenticeships Award (53366526)

Portakabin builds on reputation for apprenticeships with awards hat-trick

The Rhino enclosure at Flamingo Land, which underwent a £160,000 investment in the same year the resort posted profits of £2.26 million

A year of more ups than downs as family theme park Flamingo Land posts £2.26 million profits

Tissue Regenix managing director Antony Odell.

Woundcare product developed in York hits $1 million sales mark in the US

The Q&A panel as part of Visit York's annual conference, hosted by BBC Look North Presenter Phil Bodmer, left, with panelists Tom Pearcy owner of York Maze, Martin Witts ounder of Great Yorkshire Fringe, Reyahn King chief executive of York Museums Trust,

Tourism goes digital for 2016

Iain Meneer, chief executive of Animalcare (53114457)

Investment increases by 300 per cent as Animalcare looks to grow its portfolio

Part of the Nuffield Health York Hospital team celebrating achieving long service awards, with hospital director Matthew Lamb, third from left, and Trish Hilton, NHS administration manager at Nuffield, third from right.

Staff clock in for 130 years service at private healthcare provider

PROTECTION BID: Four-finger KitKat bars, which have been produced in York since 1935

Nestle loses bid to protect four-finger Kit Kat

Hudson House. Picture : Garry Atkinson (53053325)

Third time lucky for Hudson House apartment plans?

Lee Underwood, front, managing director of Autohorn Ltd, with James Brennan, head of Marketing and Sponsorship at York Racecourse and William Derby chief executive and clerk of the course at York Racecourse alongside the Skoda Yeti which has been leased t

Autohorn races ahead with sponsorship deal at York's largest sporting venue

Peter Stubbs of Renu TPS (left) pictured with Alex McWhirter (left) and Graham Davies (centre) of Finance Yorkshire. (52893367)

York paint inventor to make its mark on car market following £175,000 investment

James Sweetzer of Hethertons (52889316)

Latest appointments

James Newman (52989518)

Former Yorkshire LEP chairman takes reins of York's Venturefest event

York's Unesco City of Media Arts first anniversary event at Hiscox where the Guild was promoted to potential members. Picture by Jim Poyner Photography.

York's first modern guild reaches 100 member milestone

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