Yorkshire Times RSS Feed RSS news feed from the Yorkshire Times https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk n10 in 10: Victoria Hicks, director The City & Capital Group Victoria Hicks, director of Leeds-based The City & Capital Group is the latest regional business professional in the hot seat as The Yorkshire Times gives just 10 minutes to answer our 10 burning ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:54:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/10-in-10-3 nKixx Offering Life After The Game Children’s football academy franchise, Kixx, is becoming an attractive business option for footballers, reaching the end of their playing careers. Recently, Kixx announced Doncaster Rovers ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:27:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Kixx-Offering-Life-After-The-Game nEnlightened Hovingham Yorkshire is a big county and Ryedale but a small part of it, but this beautiful parcel of North Yorkshire certainly has a place of prominence in the cultural landscape. Hot on the heels of the York]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:26:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Enlightened-Hovingham nNew Leeds Office Expansion For Weru UK German windows and doors manufacturer, Weru, is to set up a regional office in Leeds City Centre to strengthen its UK operation. Weru UK, the distributor for Weru, will locate its Leeds office in the]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:01:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/New-Leeds-Office-Expansion-For-Weru-UK nPizza Express Launch New Summer Menu Hopefully the summer will be good to us again this year. Thankfully Pizza Express have launched a new summer menu which includes some light, tempting variations that fit in far better with July or ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Pizza-Express-Launch-New-Summer-Menu nSGP delivers on London Elizabeth line glass contracts Specialist Glass Products Ltd, the Huddersfield-based structural glass manufacturer specialising in annealed, laminated and toughened curved and flat glass, has delivered on three contracts to produce]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:15:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/SGP-delivers-on-London-Elizabeth-line-glass-contracts n'Perfect Storm’ Facing Yorkshire High Streets Continues In Quarter Two Latest research from insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 shows that the level of bricks-and-mortar shops at higher than normal risk of insolvency in Yorkshire and the Humber in June remained ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:12:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Perfect-Storm-Facing-Yorkshire-High-Streets-Continues-In-Quarter-Two nHappy St Swithin’s Day When is St Swithin’s Day? St Swithin’s Day is celebrated on 15 July every year, his feast day marking the date that his body was moved to the new basilica of influential Saxon bishop Aethelwold ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Happy-St-Swithins-Day nMusic Of The Heavenly Spheres: Gesualdo Six At Harrogate Festival An annual pilgrimage to the opulent setting of Harrogate’s St Wilfrid’s Church yielded, in the very best sense, no surprises; the bar for the near-institution of choral performances here is ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:13:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Music-Of-The-Heavenly-Spheres-Gesualdo-Six-At-Harrogate-Festival nHM Johnsen - An Ear For New Sounds Aged 22, HM Johnsen has already developed an extraordinary style of guitar playing and song writing. He grew up with the guitar as his closest friend and playing has been his passion since the age of ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:11:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/HM-Johnsen--An-Ear-For-New-Sounds nTUC Skills And Training Warning The TUC is warning that the UK faces a looming skills crisis after new analysis revealed a sharp drop in workplace training. The TUC says that with automation and new technology changing the way ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/TUC-Skills-And-Training-Warning nCng And Sound Leisure Hit The High Note With Custom Jukebox The UK’s only manufacturer of classic jukeboxes, Leeds-based Sound Leisure, has built a custom-made jukebox for Harrogate-based, CNG (Contract Natural Gas). Taking over six weeks to design and ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:15:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Cng-And-Sound-Leisure-Hit-The-High-Note-With-Custom-Jukebox nAshville College Launches International Business School Students from around the world have headed to Harrogate to attend Ashville College’s new International Business School. Being held on the school campus for the next two weeks, the venture is ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:14:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Ashville-College-Launches-International-Business-School nScotts Fish And Chips Hosts Coach Party With A Difference! A North Yorkshire chippy has hosted a coach party with a difference when it partnered with a national business organisation staging a series of networking events. Scotts Fish and Chips on the A64 at]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Scotts-Fish-And-Chips-Hosts-Coach-Party-With-A-Difference nLaw Firm Launches New Business Support Service To Fellow Professionals A new business support service is being launched to the professional sector by a Yorkshire law firm. Hull-based SJP Law believe there are many owner managed business in the professional sector that ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Law-Firm-Launches-New-Business-Support-Service-To--Fellow-Professionals nSheffield Law Firm Expands Estate Planning Outfit The tax, trusts and estates team of national law firm Irwin Mitchell has recruited a new solicitor to its home office in Sheffield. Rachel Williams joins the leading national team from Co-Op Legal ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:14:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sheffield--Law-Firm-Expands-Estate-Planning-Outfit nThe Business Interview: Sonia Saxton MD Saxton Partners It was Agatha Christie who coined the phrase “little grey cells” with the creation of her fictional Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, who solved puzzling crimes with, as it turns out, using only ]]>Mon, 15 Jul 2019 06:06:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Business-Interview-Sonia-Saxton-MD-Saxton-Partners nBack To Business As Usual As Mercedes Dominate At Silverstone Following Max Verstappen’s brilliant victory for his Red Bull team at the beautifully located Austrian Grand Prix just a fortnight ago, the F1 circus moved on to the less scenic but more challenging]]>Sun, 14 Jul 2019 22:59:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Back-To-Business-As-Usual-As-Mercedes-Dominate-At-Silverstone nVox Lumnis The York Early Music Festival, an outstanding success, came to a triumphant close with a visit from the world-class period music ensemble from Belgium, Vox Lumnis, with the Bach Family Legacy, a ]]>Sun, 14 Jul 2019 16:51:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Vox-Lumnis nMartyna Wren - The Collector Acclaimed British singer songwriter, Martyna Wren follows up her recent single ‘Bigger Things’ with brand new EP, ‘The Collector’. With a nod to her influences & peers, including Carole King, ]]>Sun, 14 Jul 2019 14:59:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Martyna-Wren--The-Collector nReady For Lift Off! Hen Harrier Chicks Take Flight From Yorkshire Grouse Moors Hen Harrier chicks bred on grouse moors in the North of England are ready and raring to go. The eight chicks were born and fledged on two grouse moors within Yorkshire, including three chicks raised ]]>Sun, 14 Jul 2019 11:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Ready-For-Lift-Off-Hen-Harrier-Chicks-Take-Flight-From-Yorkshire-Grouse-Moors n<i>Solem String Quartet</i>, Harrogate Festival Winner of the 2014 Royal Over-Seas League Ensemble Competition, the Solem Quartet was formed in 2011 at the University of Manchester. Taking its name from the university’s motto “arduus ad ]]>Sun, 14 Jul 2019 05:59:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Solem-String-Quartet-Harrogate-Festival nFinal Chance To See The Lost Words In Danby The countdown to the summer holidays has officially begun, with many of our Yorkshire children breaking up on Friday. And if I have one recommendation for what to do during the very first week of the ]]>Sun, 14 Jul 2019 05:50:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Final-Chance-To-See-The-Lost-Words-In-Danby nUK Aid’s Biggest Ever Single Direct Commitment To Tackle Climate Change In Africa A UK aid package to tackle climate change across Africa has been announced by the International Development Secretary Rory Stewart during a two day visit to Kenya. The support would help sub-Saharan ]]>Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/UK-Aids-Biggest-Ever-Single-Direct-Commitment-To-Tackle-Climate-Change-In-Africa nLes Misérables - Still An Emotional Tour De Force It is rare to see something as musically and theatrically complete as Les Misérables, great in every sense of the word and deserving of any critic’s ten out of ten. This latest production of the ]]>Sat, 13 Jul 2019 13:19:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Les-Misrables--Still-An-Emotional-Tour-De-Force nNow 100 Hits Car Songs (Sony Music, Universal Music) The school's are out and the summer holidays are here and this 5 CD compilation could make any long car journey more enjoyable, that is if you still have a CD player in your car as a lot of car ]]>Sat, 13 Jul 2019 09:30:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Now-100-Hits-Car-Songs-Sony-Music-Universal-Music nYorkshire Day Campaign Set To Showcase Leeds As A Thriving Hub For Business The Marketing Optimist has launched a unique campaign ahead of Yorkshire Day, in a bid to showcase why Leeds is the place-to-be when it comes to running a business. Breaking the mould of traditional]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 20:54:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-Day-Campaign-Set-To-Showcase-Leeds-As-A-Thriving-Hub-For-Business n‘Nest Banks’ Eco-intervention Ensures Sand Martin Return To River Don Ecology in action is ensuring that sand martins return to Sheffield in the summer after their winter migration. A number of organisations across the city have worked together to conserve what had ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 20:51:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Nest-Banks-Ecointervention-Ensures-Sand-Martin-Return-To-River-Don nYorkshire And North East Profit Warnings Fall Slightly But Uncertainty Bites Across The UK ​Yorkshire and North East quoted companies issued nine profit warnings between April and June this year, according to EY’s latest Profit Warnings report. This is down slightly on the ten profit ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 20:51:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-And-North-East-Profit-Warnings-Fall-Slightly-But-Uncertainty-Bites-Across-The-UK nInterview With Olly Alexander (Years And Years) Ahead Of Scarborough Open Air Concert UK pop superstars Years & Years are set to light up Scarborough Open Air Theatre this summer with their stunning live show. The chart-topping electro-pop group – fronted by Yorkshire-born singer ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:38:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Interview-With-Olly-Alexander-Years-And-Years-Ahead-Of-Scarborough-Open-Air-Concert nBradford And Leeds In Climate Coalition Last Wednesday saw the official launch of the Leeds City Region Climate Coalition, the latest move in the City Region’s effort to adapt in the face of the global climate crisis. The Coalition was ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 17:32:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Bradford-And-Leeds-In-Climate-Coalition n'Happenings' What began as a reflective, thought for the day opportunity for schools and colleges is gradually becoming a fixture in staff rooms, offices and businesses across the area. Peter Thomas and his ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 16:54:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Happenings nNear Record Attendance For 161st Great Yorkshire Show This year’s Great Yorkshire Show was one of the biggest in its 161-year history after 135,095 visitors poured through the gates over the three days. The figures are just behind the record set in ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:22:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Near-Record-Attendance-For-161st-Great-Yorkshire-Show nPlanned Roadworks In Yorkshire And The Humber – Summary For Monday 15 July To Sunday 21 July 2019 The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 12 July and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:16:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Planned-Roadworks-In-Yorkshire-And-The-Humber--Summary-For-Monday-15-July-To-Sunday-21-July-2019 nA Slice Of American Pie: Folk Rock Legend Don McLean Heads To Middlesbrough This Summer Singer-songwriter and folk-rock icon Don McLean is set to perform a one-off North East concert this summer when he rolls into Teesside as part of his current transatlantic tour. McClean, ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:07:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/A-Slice-Of-American-Pie-Folk-Rock-Legend-Don-McLean-Heads-To-Middlesbrough-This-Summer nYorkshire Special School Launches New Vocational Centre Hall Cliffe School, a special school based in Horbury, has officially opened its new state of the art vocational centre, with a very special guest in attendance to mark the occasion. The new centre, ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:56:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-Special-School-Launches-New-Vocational-Centre nBusinesses Team Up To Address The Skills Shortage. Young people from Leeds are gaining valuable work experience across a range of industry sectors, thanks to a unique partnership organised by workspace provider Gilbanks and social enterprise Ahead ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Businesses-Team-Up-To-Address-The-Skills-Shortage-1 nA Reliable Partnership Aids Yorkshire Firm’s Middle Eastern Expansion A West Yorkshire firm that provides coaching, training and consultancy services to help businesses focus on reliability and continuous improvement has announced plans to expand in the Middle East. ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:29:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/A-Reliable-Partnership-Aids-Yorkshire-Firms-Middle-Eastern-Expansion nSix Nations Council Elect New Chairman Six Nations have announced that John Jeffrey has been elected Chairman of the Six Nations Council for a three-year term. He takes over from Pat Whelan who had been Chairman since April 2016. Mr. ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:48:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Six-Nations-Council-Elect-New-Chairman nMajor Development Opportunity Comes To The Market In The 'West End' Of Leeds A rare opportunity to purchase and develop a major site in a well-connected and established urban quarter of Leeds city centre is being brought to the market this week. Formerly the International ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:13:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Major-Development-Opportunity-Comes-To-The-Market-In-The-West-End-Of-Leeds nLocal Weavers Selected For International Exhibition The work of two local tapestry artists has been selected for a prestigious international exhibition in London and Nottingham. Tapestry weaver Jane Riley, who lives in Middlesborough, North Yorkshire ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Local-Weavers-Selected-For-International-Exhibition nMaking Swift Work Of Nesting Boxes Yorkshire Housing have been doing their bit to help with the survival of the Swift, an enigmatic bird that spends most of its life in the air- Swifts feed, drink, bath and even sleep on the wing, only]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:34:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Making-Swift-Work-Of-Nesting-Boxes nRobin Taylor Inspired by the sounds of hip hop and pop, Robin Taylor blends her inspirations into one concoction that'll get you turning your head; and volume dial up. Robin’s pop/r&b vocals sing stories through]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:21:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Robin-Taylor nJeep Wrangler - The Remaking Of An Icon Think off-roader and two manufacturers immediately spring to mind. Land Rover is of course our home-grown offering, but from across the pond there is of course Jeep. Best known is the Wrangler, the ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:08:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Jeep-Wrangler--The-Remaking-Of-An-Icon nA Royal Visit Rounds Off 161st Great Yorkshire Show HRH the Duke of York visited the final day of the Great Yorkshire Show seeing everything from fashion to the latest in farming innovations. And Show organisers were celebrating terrific viewing ]]>Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/A-Royal-Visit-Rounds-Off-161st-Great-Yorkshire-Show nLeeds-based Jet2 performance reflects growing success The owner of Jet2.com and Jet2holidays, has reported its pre-tax profits grew by 36%, from £130.2m to £177.5m. The leisure, travel and distribution & logistics group said its performance reflected ]]>Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:10:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Leedsbased-Jet2-performance-reflects-growing-success nTransformational Year For 600 Group Elland-based 600 Group, saw underlying pre-tax profit and revenue grow in the year ended 30 March 2019. The machine took maker reported revenue from continuing operations was up by 1.9% to $65.2m and]]>Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:24:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Transformational-Year-For-600-Group nBarratt Making Good Progress Towards Medium Term Targets Housebuilder Barratt Developments PLC, has issued a trading update for the year ended 30 June 2019 ahead of publication of its annual results on 4 September 2019. The Group has traded well across ]]>Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Barratt-Making-Good-Progress-Towards-Medium-Term-Targets nClarion’s Family Team Wins Accolade Clarion’s family team has won another the accolade, ‘Top Family Law Firm 2019’, from the specialist website and news service eprivateclient. Described as ‘the definitive guide to the leading]]>Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:30:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Clarions-Family-Team-Wins-Accolade nJack Savoretti Interview His last album, Singing To Strangers went to Number 1 earlier this year and he has recently sold out Wembley Arena. With an autumn tour just announced, Jack Savoretti is one of the biggest names in ]]>Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Jack-Savoretti-Interview