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Hungate Community Fund Awards £14,390 to good causes in York

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Eight York based good causes found out this week that they have been awarded grants following the first round of The Hungate Community Fund grants scheme. The Fund was launched in September 2016 by Lendlease and Evans Property Group as part of the Hungate (York) Regeneration Limited commitment to the local community. The panel met in December and awarded a

Written on 27th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Father and son bricklayers team up with Barratt Developments to combat housing shortage

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Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, which encompasses the David Wilson Homes and Barratt Homes brands, has been working with father and son bricklayers, Sean Atkinson Snr and Sean Atkinson Jnr from Doncaster, on housing projects across the region as part of meeting the Government’s pledge to boost the housebuilding industry by building more homes. With 58% of SMEs finding it difficult

Written on 27th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Yorkshire accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott promotes new director

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Yorkshire accountancy practice Garbutt + Elliott has announced the promotion of Laura Masheder to a director role. Laura, a specialist in the charities and not-for-profit accountancy sector, joined the firm’s York office in 2003 as a trainee. During her time at the practice Laura also received the prestigious Diploma in Charity Accounting (DChA), recognising her expertise in the sector. In

Written on 26th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Charity week at Pocklington School raises £3,000

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Pupils and staff at Pocklington School rounded off the Lent Term with a very successful Charity Week, which raised £3,000 for four chosen charities.    Events held during the lively and busy few days included auctions for the privilege of deluging brave staff volunteers with bucketsful of gunge; and for the services of Sixth Formers as Minions for the day.    Teams

Written on 26th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

The RFCA invite Employers to join Exercise Executive Stretch

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Exercise Executive Stretch is an event based on the training undertaken by Reservists and designed to bring out the best in your employees. It is a three-day transformation that: Develops leadership and teamwork skills that can be applied in the workplace. Improves self-confidence and enhances communication skills. Calls on a whole range of physical skills to overcome a series of

Written on 25th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Media opportunity, Free events to help York businesses prepare for emergencies

City of York Council’s emergency planning team is helping businesses in York prepare for all types of emergencies from flooding to fires. Experts will be on hand to offer their support and advice during a number of free sessions taking place throughout May and June. It’s hoped the sessions will enable more businesses to be as prepared as possible for

Written on 24th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

St Wilfrid’s Walk show home opens after development sees sales success

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With the demand for new homes in the Selby area increasing, Barratt Homes Yorkshire East has launched the showhome at its new St Wilfrid’s Walk development on Friday 21st April, having seen a surge in sales since launching earlier this year. Brayton is proving popular with local buyers wanting to get a foot up the property ladder in Selby. Located

Written on 24th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Yorkshire accountancy firm appointed by business network Connect Yorkshire

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Yorkshire accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott has been appointed to provide accountancy and tax advice services to small business network Connect Yorkshire. The non-profit organisation aims to help businesses in the region grow by learning from some of the most successful companies and entrepreneurs already operating in Yorkshire. Connect Yorkshire has been operating for 15 years, supporting growing companies and

Written on 20th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

York business owner takes on the London Marathon

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York business owner Dan Taylor is raising money for Cancer Research UK at this weekend’s London Marathon after having his stomach totally removed to prevent cancer, and later finding out that he did have the early stages of the disease. Back in 2011 Dan, founder of web development company See Green in Clifton Moor, discovered that he carried the mutant

Written on 19th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News