Yorkshire Times RSS Feed RSS news feed from the Yorkshire Times https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk nBCC/Totaljobs: Skills Shortages Impacting Businesses As Labour Market Remains Buoyant The percentage of UK firms facing recruitment difficulties has returned to previous highs, while one in four businesses expect to increase headcount according to the UK’s largest survey of ]]>Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:01:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/BCCTotaljobs-Skills-Shortages-Impacting-Businesses-As-Labour-Market-Remains-Buoyant nNorthern Broadsides Stage Festive Concert In Collaboration With St Augustine’s Centre This Christmas, Halifax-based theatre company Northern Broadsides will stage a festive fundraiser, Christmas Broadsides from 13 – 15 December at The Viaduct Theatre, Dean Clough. This concert is ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Northern-Broadsides-Stage-Festive-Concert-In-Collaboration-With-St-Augustines-Centre nBarnsley Photographer Remembered In Touching Exhibition Of His Work A photographer from Barnsley has been remembered in a touching exhibition of his work, with proceeds from the sale of his prints going to Barnsley Hospice. Jonathan Booth, from Cundy Cross, ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:35:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Barnsley-Photographer-Remembered-In-Touching-Exhibition-Of-His-Work nFormer Sheffield Wednesday Player Donates Colposcope To City Hospital A former Sheffield Wednesday player has donated new equipment to a city hospital, paid for by money raised by his late daughter’s charity. Willie Henderson, who played for the Owls between 1972-74,]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:30:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Former-Sheffield-Wednesday-Player-Donates-Colposcope-To-City-Hospital nCardboard Cut-outs Stand In For Absent Party Leaders Life-size cardboard cut-outs of the three main party leaders took to the stage today when the politicians themselves failed to attend a major conference on social care. The Independent Care Group ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:14:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Cardboard-Cutouts-Stand-In-For-Absent-Party-Leaders nToast Burns In York It must have taken a few loaves of over-crisped sliced bread to create the smell that was wafting all the way up to the circle. All good atmospheric stuff for a play called Toast. But this was no ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:59:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Toast-Burns-In-York nMary Queen Of Scots In Scarborough Compromise is the great art of expediency, of striking a balance to get things done. If we achieve it without compromising our values, our aesthetics, our sense of what is right, then we have achieved]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:53:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Mary-Queen-Of-Scots-In-Scarborough nMore Ambitious Financial Incentives Needed To Upgrade Homes, Say Builders A better offer for homeowners is needed if we are to reduce emissions from buildings by 2025, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) in response to the Liberal Democrats manifesto ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:48:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/More-Ambitious-Financial-Incentives-Needed-To-Upgrade-Homes-Say-Builders nTriumph For Gala Technology As They Scoop Major Payments Award Gala Technology, the innovative development team behind the cloud based, secure and PCI DSS compliant payment solution, SOTpay, are celebrating yet another victory as they were awarded the ‘Security]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:38:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Triumph-For-Gala-Technology-As-They-Scoop-Major-Payments-Award nRSM Reach £1bn Mark In Deal Activity In 2019 RSM’s M&A and private equity team has advised on transactions with an aggregate value of £1bn in the Yorkshire region so far this year – highlighting a strong year for the corporate finance ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:36:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/RSM-Reach-1bn-Mark-In-Deal-Activity-In-2019 nInitial BCC Response To Liberal Democrat Manifesto Responding to proposals on business rates, training and infrastructure in the Liberal Democrat manifesto, Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said: “The UK’s unfair business rates system - which]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:46:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Initial-BCC-Response-To-Liberal-Democrat-Manifesto nNGC Networks Goes Green With Low Energy Lighting Business communications specialist NGC Networks has illuminated its Wakefield offices by installing LED lighting inside and out. The initiative, part funded by the Leeds City Region Enterprise ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/NGC-Networks-Goes-Green-With-Low-Energy-Lighting nThe Technology Group Expands Sales Team Leeds telephone, internet and mobile service provider The Technology Group has appointed three new starters across its sales team. Oliver Rupp and Ben Morgan join as Solution Sales Executive with ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:38:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Technology-Group-Expands-Sales-Team nHarrogate Smart Technology Firm Stages Control4 C4 Yourself Open Afternoon A Harrogate smart technology installation company is throwing open the doors of its town centre showroom on Thursday, November 21 to mark the arrival of a new piece of hi-tech kit. AudioVogue – a ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:35:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Harrogate-Smart-Technology-Firm-Stages-Control4-C4-Yourself-Open-Afternoon nMusical Artists Ignite Inspiration Courage, creative and charismatic are words that describe the three artists performing at this year’s Igniting Inspiration awards held by Inspiring Women Changemakers each November to celebrate ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:05:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Musical-Artists-Ignite-Inspiration nChris Morris Turns a 'Brass Eye' on Square Chapel Fans who missed out on the last Chris Morris (secret event) held at Square Chapel Arts Centre now have the chance to see him in person on stage, and hear about the real-life events that influenced his]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:25:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Chris-Morris-Turns-a-Brass-Eye-on-Square-Chapel nThe Ultimate Island Escape Hollywood A Lister, Kate Winslet, said this Scottish island was ‘Heaven on Earth and the kind of magic one longs for, looks for and seldom finds.” Now, you can experience the private island of ]]>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Ultimate-Island-Escape nBradford Company Celebrates Shed Load Of Orders A manufacturer in Bradford is producing shed loads of orders thanks to new state-of-the-art machinery. Power Sheds, based on Euroway Trading Estate, was set up in April by entrepreneurs Jack ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 23:32:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Bradford-Company-Celebrates-Shed-Load-Of-Orders nDouble Tree By Hilton Harrogate Majestic The Majestic Hotel is one of Harrogate's premier hotels, so when it was announced that it was going to be relaunched as a Double Tree hotel after a 15 million pound refurbishment, naturally I was ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:39:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Double-Tree-By-Hilton-Harrogate-Majestic nNew Charity Aims To Fulfil The Bucket List Wishes Of Seriously Ill Adults In Leeds A special event is taking place at the end of November to mark the launch of a new Leeds charity which aims to make lasting memories for seriously ill adults aged 18 and over. ‘Whole in my ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/New-Charity-Aims-To-Fulfil-The-Bucket-List-Wishes-Of-Seriously-Ill-Adults-In-Leeds nEnvironment Agency Teams Help Flooded Communities Recover Environment Agency teams continue to work around the clock to protect people and properties from flooding but, as the flood risk reduces, the focus is increasingly moving to assisting the recovery of ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Environment-Agency-Teams-Help-Flooded-Communities-Recover nDevelopers Launch £1.6m Collection Of New Homes On Former Site Of Historic Yorkshire Pub Yorkshire developers have broken ground in the creation of a £1.6m collection of family homes in a rural hideaway between Harrogate and Ripon, coveted by TV and movie celebrities. Tadcaster-based ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:38:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Developers-Launch-16m-Collection-Of-New-Homes-On-Former-Site-Of-Historic-Yorkshire-Pub nGrassington Comes Together To Sow New Meadow Community spirit is alive and well in Grassington after a number of groups came together to create a wildflower meadow. In partnership with Grassington in Bloom, children from Grassington Primary ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:32:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Grassington-Comes-Together-To-Sow-New-Meadow nMemories Of A Cycling Holiday In 1950s Norway Maurice Hall and Pete Lumb were members of a cycling club in York. In 1952 they decided to leave Yorkshire behind and cycle across Norway, as Maurice recalls in his account of their trip. We had no ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:11:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Memories-Of-A-Cycling-Holiday-In-1950s-Norway nWinter Woollies… Anyone else already in Christmas mode or is it just me? I spend a lot of my time in the office or at one of my shops and we have the radio on and at the moment I keep hearing the count down for ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:43:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Winter-Woollies nEntrepreneur Curries Favour With Leading Independent Retailer A Harrogate entrepreneur has developed a taste for success after landing a long term contract with a leading Yorkshire farm produce retailer. Monalisa Fathima who launched her award-winning business]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:41:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Entrepreneur-Curries-Favour-With-Leading-Independent-Retailer nPsychic Sally - 10 Years & Counting! World renowned psychic, television and theatre star, and one of the UK’s favourite award winning mediums, Sally Morgan, takes to the road for a record-breaking tenth consecutive year to bring ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:28:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Psychic-Sally--10-Years--Counting nLittle Mix Takeover Leeds Arena Getting the right type of act to support you can be a tricky business – Mae Muller might look like she would appeal to the same audience as Little Mix, but her style of music would also appeal to ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:18:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Little-Mix-Takeover-Leeds-Arena nPop-up Shop On A Roll At Leeds Corn Exchange Roller Girl Gang, founded by British Roller Sports Federation qualified instructors, Mel Blackwood and Len Laird, started the business to ensure they could continue skating around their busy jobs as ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:20:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Popup-Shop-On-A-Roll-At-Leeds-Corn-Exchange nThe Hills Are Alive – Sound of Music Cruise! Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours are to stage a performance of The Sound of Music on an Austrian hillside as part of its range of ‘luxury experiences’. It is just one of a host of unique Scenic ]]>Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Hills-Are-Alive--Sound-of-Music-Cruise nCold Weather Alert Issued By Public Health England Public Health England (PHE) issues cold weather alert following the arrival of colder weather in some parts of England. With warnings that cold weather is on the way for the north east, north west ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Cold-Weather-Alert-Issued-By-Public-Health-England nCBI Response To Liberal Democrat Leader’s Speech Commenting on the speech of Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, CBI Director General Dame Carolyn Fairbairn said: “It was good to hear commitments from the Liberal Democrats on working with firms ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:36:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/CBI-Response-To-Liberal-Democrat-Leaders-Speech nCBI Unveils Business Manifesto Ahead Of Annual Conference Launching ‘A Programme for Prosperity’, the CBI’s manifesto for all party leaders, CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn said: {{The next government must set the UK on course to tackle the ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:02:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/CBI-Unveils-Business-Manifesto-Ahead-Of-Annual-Conference nAttercliffe Set For £60m Boost Thanks To Impact Of Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park The revitalisation of a former economic powerhouse area of Sheffield is taking further significant steps thanks to the impact being made by Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. Attercliffe – home to ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:24:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Attercliffe-Set-For-60m-Boost-Thanks-To-Impact-Of-Sheffield-Olympic-Legacy-Park nCBI Response To Boris Johnson’s Speech Responding to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s speech to the CBI Conference today, CBI Director General Dame Carolyn Fairbairn said: “Conservative commitments to unblock the pent-up potential]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:17:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/CBI-response-to-Boris-Johnsons-speech nSlung Low Are Making A People’s Theatre Short Film! - And They Want You To Be In It The acclaimed theatre company Slung Low are looking for 100 people from Leeds and the surrounding areas to appear in an exciting new short film written by the award-winning playwright James Phillips ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:44:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Slung-Low-Are-Making-A-Peoples-Theatre-Short-Film-And-They-Want-You-To-Be-In-It nChester 26 Wharfedale 14 Wharfedale succumbed to a strong Chester team losing by 4 tries to 2. Dale will struggle to win a game of rugby if they continue to make handling errors and fail to retain possession. The last 10 ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:33:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Chester-26-Wharfedale-14 nGateley Legal Appoints Leeds Real Estate Partner James Sargent The Leeds office of Gateley Legal has appointed James Sargent as a partner in its Real Estate practice in the city. James Sargent joins from Weightmans, where he worked on a mixture of national and ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:27:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Gateley-Legal-Appoints-Leeds-Real-Estate-Partner-James-Sargent nFurther Expansion At Dow Schofield Watts In Yorkshire & The North East Dow Schofield Watts has made two new appointments to its corporate finance team in Yorkshire & the North East in response to a high level of new deal activity. Matt Spence and Jonathan Wilkinson ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:33:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Further-Expansion-At-Dow-Schofield-Watts-In-Yorkshire--The-North-East nA Sign Of The Times: Vegan Cafe And Eco Store In One With the challenging economic climate on the high street at the moment and so many high street shops closing down, it is great to be able to write a positive story about a business which is bucking ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:14:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/A-Sign-Of-The-Times-Vegan-Cafe-And-Eco-Store-In-One nSkipton Building Society Camerata Handel's Messiah On Saturday 7th December, Ben Crick will direct the Skipton Building Society Camerata and Leeds' premier choir, The Clothworkers' Consort of Leeds, in a much-loved musical masterpiece, Handel's ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:09:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Skipton-Building-Society-Camerata-Handels-Messiah nVerstappen Victorious After An Absolute Thriller In Brazil With both 2019 titles already wrapped up again by Mercedes for a sixth year in a row the atmosphere in the Formula 1 paddock prior to this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix was relatively subdued, but ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:37:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Verstappen-Victorious-After-An-Absolute-Thriller-In-Brazil nTime To Get Retyred Regular readers will know that I recently purchased a 2003 Mazda MX-5. In generally good condition, bar a wheel arch rust bubble or two, the car came with plenty of service history. This shows caring ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:24:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Time-To-Get-Retyred nYorkshire eLearning Company Employs Next Generation Of Talent Yorkshire eLearning company Day One Technologies has added three talented graduates to its team of experts. Carol Topciu, Ioan Floriou and Ion Plugaru - graduates from Leeds and Bradford ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:02:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-eLearning-Company-Employs-Next-Generation-Of-Talent nTailormade Adventure For 2020 As 2020 approaches, tailormade travel specialist, Hayes & Jarvis, reveals their top destinations as it announces a host of new itineraries. From South American wildlife tours to polar expeditions, ]]>Mon, 18 Nov 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Tailormade-Adventure-For-2020 nSqueeze - A Tight Squeeze In Harrogate 'It's time to get out of the bar' announced Glen Gregory, Heaven 17's lead singer as he took to the stage. The Sheffield act were out to give the Harrogate audience a good time and they didn't ]]>Sun, 17 Nov 2019 18:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Squeeze-A-Tight-Squeeze-In-Harrogate nDeal to Cape Verde - Fly Dec 8th This week's late deal at Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort will save you around £460 per person. Here goes: Seven nights in King Guest Room on B&B basis from £979pp (including flights). Price includes ]]>Sun, 17 Nov 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Deal-to-Cape-Verde--Fly-Dec-8th nCheese Shop Makes A Donation If You Bring Your Own Bag In an effort to reduce environmental impact, award winning cheese shop The Courtyard Dairy in Settle has decided that instead of charging those who require a carrier bag, they will make a donation to ]]>Sat, 16 Nov 2019 22:25:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Cheese-Shop-Makes-A-Donation-If-You-Bring-Your-Own-Bag nEuropean Town & Country Escapes This Winter Luxury travel and property club, THIRDHOME, has unveiled a host of luxurious European town and country escapes to rent this winter. Explore a city’s famous sights for a few nights, before swapping]]>Sat, 16 Nov 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/European-Town--Country-Escapes-This-Winter nLeeds Manufacturer Moves Into New Factory To Keep Up With Demand A Leeds healthcare manufacturer has moved into a new factory twice the size to keep up with demand. Herida Healthcare has relocated to a 30,000 sq ft unit in Morley as it grows its market and ]]>Fri, 15 Nov 2019 22:28:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Leeds-Manufacturer-Moves-Into-New-Factory-To-Keep-Up-With-Demand