Wednesday, August 12, 2020

West Yorkshire

The Chief Executive and Chair of Bradford-based Manningham Housing Association (MHA) have criticised a Government proposal to scrap the mechanism which enables almost half of the country’s affordable homes to be delivered each year. Section 106 agreements currently compel developers to provide affordable properties as part of a new housing...
Creative digital marketing agency The Bigger Boat has bolstered its thriving workforce following the addition of a talented web developer – with further new recruits set to climb onboard soon. Vladislav Nikolov has become the 15th ‘crew mate’ at The Bigger Boat, having joined from Manchester-based firm Spotlight Studios. The...
With latest reports revealing that the property sector is yet to bounce back from the lockdown period, West Yorkshire based estate agents Bramleys has bucked the downward trend as it reports a 50% rise in sales on June last year. The property specialists, which has branches in Huddersfield, Halifax, Elland,...
HubRx has revealed plans for a multi-million pound investment in an advanced automated pharmacy facility in Yorkshire – being developed for use by independent community pharmacies across the country. Led by a team with decades of experience in pharmacy and digital healthcare, HubRx is a newly formed company, creating the...
Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has handed over the keys of 30 brand new properties for affordable rent in the north-east of the city. The scheme at Beckhill Grove in Meanwood includes 24 three-bed houses, two four-bed houses, two two-bed houses, and two two-bed bungalows. All homes have been...
The chief executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has expressed his disappointment that Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak did not include renewed investment in genuinely affordable homes in the Government’s package of economic measures announced today. Ali Akbor OBE said: “The Chancellor had the chance to...
£700 has been raised by Sheards Accountants for its charity of the year, Huddersfield-based The Welcome Centre, in place of the charity curry night. The funds were raised from tickets sales from the annual event, which was due to take place in April at popular Indian restaurant The Chilli Lounge,...
Leeds-based drainage contractor, Jet Aire Services, is investing £780,000 in its service fleet with the addition of three high-performance jet vac vehicles. The company has taken delivery of the first of three RCV ultra max combination units purchased from Barnsley-based road tanker specialist, RTN Clayton Vallely, with two more due...
Creative and digital agency Zeal have launched the ‘Strategic Springboard’, a strategic and creative support service for businesses. The Strategic Springboard is a free 2-hour strategy consultation with agency experts to discuss ideas, issues, questions, or problems businesses may be facing. The service is aimed at businesses thinking about the future. The...
A Bradford community initiative aimed at encouraging local women and girls of South Asian origin to become more active has been awarded almost £10,000 of Sport England funding following a successful grant application from Manningham Housing Association (MHA). ‘BAME Ladies Smashing Boundaries’ is a health and wellbeing project devised by...