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Funding Boost for Wakefield Tech Business Supports Immersive Learning

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What started out as a first-year university project for students at Backstage Academy (Production Park) in Wakefield, has transformed into a commercial spin-out, Interactive Immersive Classroom Ltd. as a partnership with Enquire Learning Trust and Production Park. Using £11,000 in match-funded grants from AD:VENTURE, the ERDF funded programme of practical… Read more
April 23, 2019 |

£8,000 Funding Encourages Skills Sharing in Sheffield

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Founded in 2010, Libre Digital has worked with some of the most deprived and socially isolated people within Sheffield and has provided them with access to technology and information to improve their media literacy and encourage digital inclusion. Thanks to a successful application for practical support and funding to the… Read more
April 3, 2019 |

Fish and chip business up for sale after 38-years trading

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For nearly four decades Ramsay’s Fish and Chip van has visited villages throughout the Yorkshire Dales delivering delicious suppers to hungry families, but after serving three generations the husband and wife team are hanging up their overalls and putting the business up for sale. Despite becoming a local icon, which… Read more
March 25, 2019 |

German Website Reiterates Commitment to Europe from Ring

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Ring, the leading lighting and automotive electrical specialist based in Leeds, has developed a bespoke version of its website specifically for the German market, reaffirming its commitment to growing its export sales across Europe. Following an initial investment of £30,000 in 2018, the website is now able to cater to… Read more
March 25, 2019 |

Yorkshire Family Business Celebrates 90 Years

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When Hervey Myers started his housebuilding supplies business in 1929 he had no idea that 90 years later it would be reporting a turnover of £50m and would employ more than 350 people from across the region. His journey was setting the foundations for one of Yorkshire’s leading independent family-owned… Read more
March 25, 2019 |

Ring Backs TyreSafe Charity to Help Raise Tyre Safety Awareness

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Ring, the leading European lighting and automotive aftermarket specialist, has become a supporter of TyreSafe, the UK’s charity dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of correct tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres. As a supporter, Ring will help spread the key messages of TyreSafe’s campaigns… Read more
March 25, 2019 |

Calderdale Celebrates Business During Enterprise Month

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A month-long celebration of business and enterprise in Calderdale is taking place with events throughout March. Organised and run by AD:VENTURE, the ERDF funded start-up programme, and with input from professional business and education support service providers including Leeds Beckett University, Halifax Business Improvement District, Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce,… Read more
March 4, 2019 |

Northern Max returns to Bradford to support potential growth

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Named as the best city in the UK to start a business in 2017 (Barclay’s SME Growth Factors Index) and with ambitions to build on its industry and sector strengths to drive innovation, increase productivity and create wealth, Bradford has a lot to shout about, not least the support it… Read more
January 22, 2019 |
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