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Council appoints adviser to create masterplan for Harrogate Convention Centre

Harrogate Borough Council has appointed a property adviser to develop a business case and masterplan for the future of the town’s convention centre site.

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John Power MBE, chief executive of convenience food manufacturer Symington's.

Symington’s poised to sell oodles of noodles to China

A convenience food manufacturer is making surprising move on the Far East as it prepares to sell noodles to the Chinese.

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Mike Heydecke, director of Sterling Capitol, a property developer and investor. Picture Scott Merrylees

Sterling Capitol reveals plans to double size of its estate

Developer Sterling Capitol has revealed plans to more than double the size of its estate as it prepares to expand three major employment sites in Yorkshire.

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The 2.59 acre site in Bradford sold by Keyland Developments in Bradford

City centre car park bought in £2.2m deal

A city centre car park has been snapped up in a £2.2m deal.

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Winner of the Fastest Growing Business Overall in 2017. Howard Grindrod, of Hisense.

Search is on to find Yorkshire’s fastest growing private firms

Today the search begins to find the fastest growing privately-owned companies in Yorkshire as we launch the Ward Hadaway Yorkshire Fastest 50 for 2018.

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110816  David Hartley Managing Director of Wensleydale Creamery amongst the cheeses  made at the Wensleydale Creamery at Hawes. for Vision.

Wensleydale Creamery back in profit

The makers of Wensleydale cheese returned to profit last year after strategic investments started to yield ‘major benefits’.

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Seabrook crisps have been produced in Bradford for more than 70 years.

Pre-tax profits grow at Seabrook Crisps despite ‘challenging’ year

Profits at Seabrook Crisps grew last year despite a ‘challenging’ year, according to new figures.

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Jason Greenwood, chief executive of Mamas and Papas

Losses deepen at Mamas & Papas

Falling turnover and the weakening of Sterling led to deeper losses at nursery brand Mamas & Papas last year.

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Polar Bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Wildlife park approval expected next week

A MAJOR expansion of one of Yorkshire’s biggest tourist attractions is recommended for approval when plans go before councillors next week.

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The Duke Street block will be transformed as part of the 21m redevelopment project.

Arup to transform council block into £21m heritage venue

Engineering consultancy Arup has been appointed to transform a block of flats it originally designed over 60 years ago into a £21m arts centre.

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Pictured in front of the historic Red Tower in York are  (L to R) chairman of Red Tower CIC, Barry Beckwith, and managing director of Croft Farm Construction, Phil Gledall.

New lease of life for Red Tower caught up in medieval murder

It was the scene of a medieval murder during its construction 500 years ago but now The Red Tower in York is being transformed into a new cafe and community centre in a more peaceful development after centuries of dereliction.

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John Sutcliffe, chief executive of Henry Boot PLC, Simon Carr managing director of Henry Boot Construction, and Jamie Boot chairman of Henry Boot PLC, with a portrait of founder Henry Boot in the background. Picture Scott Merrylees.

Henry Boot marches on into its 130th year in business

It has survived two world wars and some of the deepest recessions in history. Now Henry Boot is celebrating its resilience by marking its 130th year in business.

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One of Leeds city centres most prestigious addresses, Park Row House.

Fund snaps up city centre offices for £8.7m

A prominent city centre building has been snapped up by an investment fund for £8.7m.

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Oulton Hall Golf Club & Spa

QHotels dominates golf resort rankings

QHotels is celebrating a full house after all ten of its four-star golf resorts, including two in Yorkshire, were named in a list of the UK and Ireland’s top 100.

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Fergus Bailie CEO of Leeds-based digital services company CDS (left) with Cabinet Office minister Caroline Nokes.

Yorkshire sees seven per cent rise in small firms

The number of small businesses in Yorkshire has risen by more than 27,000 in the last year, according to new figures.

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The Magpie Cafe is set to reopen this month after two fires in May this year. Photo: Ceri Oakes

Magpie Cafe in Whitby set to reopen this month following two fires

It’s been seven months since two fires severely damaged the famous Magpie Cafe in Whitby but owners are hoping to reopen this month after a £450,000 restoration project completes in the next few days.

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British Land's �60m Meadowhall revamp includes lighter and brighter shopping malls.

British Land completes £60m Meadowhall refurbishment

A huge two-year £60m refurbishment of Meadowhall has officially been completed.

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Susanna Lawson winner of the Business Women of the Year at the Forward Ladies National Awards. Picture by Simon Hulme

Inspiring women honoured at national awards

The co-founder of a company which provides learning software for vocational training was crowned as the overall business woman of the year at a national awards ceremony today.

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Emma Bennett - director at Ralph Capper Interiors in the Green Sand Foundry in Leeds.  Picture Tony Johnson

New office designed to boost employee wellbeing

They have designed some of the most innovative office interiors in the North but two interior design companies have completed their most challenging project to-date after they were handed an empty heritage building for their new Yorkshire base.

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23 November 2017......    CEO of developer Bruntwood - Chris Oglesby. He's also part of the Northern Powerhouse Board  Picture Tony Johnson.

Property boss questions Government’s ‘bandwidth’ to deal with Northern Powerhouse

Worrying question marks remain over how much time and money the Government is able to commit to the Northern Powerhouse, according to one of the North’s most influential business leaders.

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