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BBC Breakfast Reporter Steph McGovern pictured when she was in York last year reporting on the Christmas markets

BBC presenter signed up as guest speaker for Chamber dinner in York

Adele Ashely, founder of Filmore and Union

Healthy eating brand to open ninth restaurant ahead of expansion into the north west

Launching this year's JORVIK Viking Festival, and also Campaign Canute, the post-floods fundraising initiative for JORVIK Viking Centre, (l-r), Ragnar, played by Narhan Wade, King Canute, aka Ross Taylor and Stylaug, Steff Richter  Picture: Frank Dwyer

Jorvik to remain closed for a year and launches £2m campaign

Gepetto's Italian restaurant in Helmsley which has re-opened under the new management    Picture: David Harrison

Italian restaurant re-opens under new management

Flintoft's Ironmongers in Pickering have a new apprentice. Pictured is apprentice James Fenwick, left, with John Flintoft and the key for Thornton-le-Dale parish church that James hand cut. Picture: David Harrison.

Ironmonger finally finds his apprentice

wistow twins dream realised when they open a new childrens nursery in the village next month. Picture by eric foster (55332327)

Sisters fulfil career dream with opening of new nursery

Iain Meneer, chief executive of Animalcare (55600980)

Veterinary medicine specialist targets overseas growth after rising revenues surpass the £7 million mark

Staff shot of  ChocAffair in York as it reaches its 10th anniversary       Picture Frank Dwyer. (54857668)

York chocolate maker celebrates 10 years in business

Rose portfolio - York (55436251)

York city centre retail units sold in £24 million deal

Sumo Heavy Haulage (55427574)

Couple take over haulage firm in management buy out deal

From left, Nigel Adams MP and Frederic Landtmeters (55364393)

Brewery visit in support of calls for beer duty cuts

The new £19 million Hiscox building in York which is offering office space to businesses in the city through the Hiscox Business Club.

250 business apply for workspace in Hiscox's new £19 million offices

Carolynn Peace (right) welcomes Michelle Crowhurst and Jo Randall to Berwins (55403643)

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Eggborough power station.

Delight at news of reprieve for 235 power plant workers after Eggborough signs back-up power deal

New report: French and German visitors help drive York tourism surge

New report: Increased visitor numbers from France and Germany drive York tourism surge

La Tasca

York restaurant shuts... to make way for new eatery and cocktail bar

Nestle is today publishing its "Productivity in Practice" report to help drive up UK productivity rates

York factory held up as leading light in drive to boost UK productivity

Steve Lee receiving the ‘Parts Manager of the Year’ award from Vertu Motors CEO, Robert Forrester (55253115)

Sales manager in line for double awards after success at Group wide event

Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity (55256500)

York to host UK's largest tourism conference in latest boost to flood-hit industry

Eggborough power station

235 power plant workers receive year of reprieve in new deal for Eggborough

Angus Houston (55054632)

York law firm named as one of only 20 in UK to receive accreditation for staff training

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)

Portakabin division gives new life to recycled buildings

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

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