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Businesses dig deep for charities


York & North Yorkshire Chamber’s Annual Dinner, held at National Railway Museum has raised nearly £4,000 for two hospices which provide specialist palliative care and support for local people with life limiting illnesses. Chamber President, Ed Everard chose St Leonard’s Hospice in York and St Catherine’s Hospice in Scarborough as Chamber charities which will be supported during his presidency. The Annual

Written on 15th April 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News, News story1

Views sought on bus subsidy changes

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City of York Council is seeking views from residents and commuters on a number of changes to council subsidised bus routes in York, following agreement to make £350k required savings at Budget Council in February. Members of the public will have the opportunity to give their views on the services proposed for withdrawal or alteration between Monday 11 April and

Written on 4th April 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Economy, News story1, Transport

Please take our survey to improve the economy


Fieldwork is now underway for the Chamber’s Quarterly Economic Survey. We ask that you spare a few minutes to tell us about your current business conditions and help the Chamber’s lobbying activity. Please click here to complete the survey. The Chamber is regularly asked for data by MPs, Civil Servants and the Bank of England and by completing the QES

Written on 22nd February 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Current Issues, Economy, News, News story1, Skills, Survey

Richard Flanagan in the spotlight

Richard Flanagan

Property expert Richard Flanagan plays an active role in York’s business community, representing the property sector on a wide range of boards. He is a past-president of York & North Yorkshire Chamber and currently on the Chamber Leadership Group. Richard was recently interviewed by the York Press. Born in Leeds, Mr Flanagan has lived in York for more than 40

Written on 4th February 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News story1, property

Financial support for flood victims

Businesses get the latest updates at the next York Property Forum

York residents and businesses could receive up to £5,000 to support the resistance and resilience of their property as part of a package of financial support available. The Government is providing the funding to enable local authorities to provide grants of up to £5,000 to homeowners and businesses that have been flooded as a result of Storm Desmond and Storm

Written on 18th January 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News, News story1

Spending Review: Chamber Reaction


A summary of the highlights of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement can be found here.  Reaction from the Chamber President are below. An alternative document breaks the announcements down into categories here. York & North Yorkshire President Ed Everard said: “The announcements made need to be backed up with delivery mechanisms, of course, and that will rely on those OBR (Office for

Written on 26th November 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in Economy, Lobbying, News story1