Micklegate Bar closure for restoration works – as part of £1.5m scheme

With thanks to the City of York council As part of a £1.5 million restoration scheme to preserve and protect York’s medieval city walls – announced by City of York Council last month – road closures will be needed in Micklegate to allow the restoration works to be carried out safely.  For the full story please visit the website here.

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

£1 Makes a Huge Difference In York & North Yorkshire

York & North Yorkshire’s number one commercial radio station, Minster FM, is on a mission to collect old pound coins on Friday 26th May. The old coins will cease to be legal tender by the end of October so the station is asking us to ‘ditch’ an old coin as they take a cue from Harry Potter with a fundraising

Written on 23rd May 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Charities thank Chamber for fund-raising

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York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has raised more than £3000 for its nominated charities The money was raised at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner; and has been handed over to St Leonard’s Hospice in York and Saint Catherine’s Hospice, Scarborough. The charities were chosen by York Chamber President Ed Everard. Annie Keogh, Corporate fundraiser for Saint Leonard’s Hospice, said:

Written on 18th May 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News

Prioritising line improvement and making it stick workshop

At the Manufacturing Management Show, last November, our Prioritising Line Improvement – and making it stick workshop was heavily oversubscribed. By popular demand we have agreed to rerun the workshop and you are cordially invited to attend for free. “When it comes to implementing Manufacturing Improvement programmes, it’s vital that Front Line Managers are equipped with the skills to successfully

Written on 5th May 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members' news, News

Law firm strengthens family team with promotion

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Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP announces that it has strengthened its growing family law team with the promotion of Claire Ward to associate. Said Richard Hoare, partner and head of private client services at the firm: – “Claire is a very talented lawyer who demonstrates high levels of service, commitment and sensitivity to her clients. Having joined Andrew Jackson over 20

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

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

Audio Visual entrepreneur John Sills to retire

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One of the AV industry’s leading innovators is to step down after almost fifty years of success. Chairman and managing director of Saville Audio Visual, John Sills has announced he is to retire in April after a career spanning 48 years with the company. Born in Nottingham, he joined the family-owned business in 1968, setting up an AV department at

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