Yorkshire Times RSS Feed RSS news feed from the Yorkshire Times https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk nAscent Announces Solid Financial Results For 2018/19 Against Challenging Market Conditions Ascent, a specialist provider of arrears management and legal services, part of Sheffield-based Irwin Mitchell Group, has announced another year of solid financial results for 2018/19, with revenue ]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:19:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Ascent-Announces-Solid-Financial-Results-For-201819-Against-Challenging-Market-Conditions nTech Expo Humber To Showcase Award-winning C4DI Exhibitors A selection of cutting-edge tech businesses from digital hub C4DI have been announced as part of the line-up for the first Tech Expo Humber. The multi-award-winning start-up technical businesses ]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:14:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Tech-Expo-Humber-To-Showcase-Awardwinning-C4DI-Exhibitors nDeadline Looming For Business Awards Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber is urging businesses not to miss out on their chance to get recognition for their achievements over the past twelve months, as the deadline to enter the 2019 Barnsley and]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:08:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Deadline-Looming-For-Business-Awards nLast Minute Summer Adventures - 10 Of The Best As the British summer starts to wind to its muggy close here are a few ‘adventure’ ideas before your winter wardrobe comes out for good! Whether it be by land or sky, discover 10 of the best ]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Last-Minute-Summer-Adventures--10-Of-The-Best nCruising Through The Crossroads Of Europe Brits love a good queue but they hate a pusher inner! “If Fred says it opens at 7pm it’ll be open at 7pm,” said the stout matriarch as she calmly held her place on the Brabant’s sweeping ]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Cruising-Through-The-Crossroads-Of-Europe nMerlin, Peregrine And Hen Harrier Fly High Over Grouse Moors The arrival of the grouse shooting season has been enhanced by an upsurge of breeding success stories including Merlin, Peregrine Falcon and Hen Harrier. A survey of 14 grouse moors on the North York]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:44:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Merlin-Peregrine-And-Hen-Harrier-Fly-High-Over-Grouse-Moors nHalifax Engineering Firm Gets Boost From Made In Britain Campaign Halifax-based James Heal, a leading manufacturer of premium quality textile testing instruments and consumables worldwide, has joined the prestigious Made in Britain initiative. With a 1000-strong ]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:36:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Halifax-Engineering-Firm-Gets-Boost-From-Made-In-Britain-Campaign nEast Yorkshire Grower Embarks On Multi-million-pound Expansion Mill Nurseries in Keyingham is preparing a multi-million-pound project which will expand its greenhouse growing capacity by 25 per cent. The family business, established in 1962, is already East ]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:24:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/East-Yorkshire-Grower-Embarks-On-Multimillionpound-Expansion n10 In 10: Jamie Durham, Founder Of Leeds-based IT Firm Systemwork Jamie Durham, founder of Leeds-based IT firm Systemwork is the latest regional business professional in the hot seat as The Yorkshire Times gives him just 10 minutes to answer our 10 burning ]]>Mon, 19 Aug 2019 07:40:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/10-In-10-Jamie-Durham-Founder-Of-Leedsbased-It-Firm-Systemwork nHighways England Geared Up To Help Motorists This Bank Holiday More than 480 miles of roadworks will be lifted or completed on motorways and major A-roads to help families have smoother journeys over the August bank holiday. Highways England will remove the ]]>Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Highways-England-Geared-Up-To-Help-Motorists-This-Bank-Holiday nEd Sheeran, Roundhay Park, Leeds The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Genesis and Robbie Williams are some of the artists who have played concerts at Roundhay Park, but Ed Sheeran has to be the first ]]>Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:16:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Ed-Sheeran-Roundhay-Park-Leeds nAlbum Review - Feeder - Tallulah (Believe Records) Welsh rock band Feeder originally broke through in the era of Britpop. Things have changed an awful lot in music since then and so have Feeder. It is 3 years too since the release of their last album.]]>Sat, 17 Aug 2019 23:05:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Album-Review--Feeder--Tallulah--Believe-Records nPublic To Have Their Say On The Food System Of The Future British shoppers will be able to buy environmentally friendly, healthy and affordable food under plans for a radical shake-up of the UK’s food industry. As one of the first steps, the government is]]>Sat, 17 Aug 2019 22:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Public-To-Have-Their-Say-On-The-Food-System-Of-The-Future nPoem Of The Week: ‘Afterlife’ By Faith Lawrence Manchester-based poet and radio programme-maker Faith Lawrence’s fine poem finds an ‘afterlife’ for her visitants in the form of commemoration. Her afterlife is entirely secular, restorative, ]]>Sat, 17 Aug 2019 15:05:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Poem-Of-The-Week--Afterlife-By-Faith-Lawrence nVirgin Atlantic & Delta Unveil New Schedule Between Manchester And US Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the UK and US from next summer. Delta will operate a new peak-summer service to Boston effective May 22, 2020 taking over Virgin ]]>Sat, 17 Aug 2019 10:52:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Virgin-Atlantic--Delta-Unveil-New-Schedule-Between-Manchester-And-Us nMemories Of Home: <i>Shipyard Girls In Love</i> By Nancy Revell I am Sunderland born and bred and whilst up there for a school reunion last September, I wandered round the shop in the National Glass Centre, having enjoyed the most delicious seafood platter for ]]>Sat, 17 Aug 2019 09:10:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Memories-Of-Home--Shipyard-Girls-In-Love-By-Nancy-Revell nPlanned Roadworks In Yorkshire And The Humber – Summary For Monday 19 August To Thursday 22 August The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 16 August and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen ]]>Sat, 17 Aug 2019 09:06:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Planned-Roadworks-In-Yorkshire-And-The-Humber--Summary-For-Monday-19-August-To-Thursday-22-August nTurning To The Sun: <i>The Action</i> By Roger Garfitt Roger Garfitt’s poems of organic growth and perennial re-birth capture the first stirrings of movement out of season against backdrops of human quietude, such as that given up in the peace of a ]]>Sat, 17 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Turning-To-The-Sun-The-Action-By-Roger-Garfitt nSummer Sun Brings Added Colour To The Port Of Hull A recent butterfly count on the Port of Hull reveals 17 of the 59 species of butterflies seen in the UK can be found on the port. Thanks to the heatwave this summer, a recent biodiversity survey ]]>Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Summer-Sun-Brings-Added-Colour-To-The-Port-Of-Hull nRange Rover Luxury In A Smaller Package - New Evoque On Test If you have a winning formula, why change it? On initial inspection that would appear to be the philosophy adopted by Land Rover with its new Evoque. 

However, looks can be deceiving as the new ]]>Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:20:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Range-Rover-Luxury-In-A-Smaller-Package--New-Evoque-On-Test nBritish Steel: GMB and Hull Chamber Response To 'Exclusive Talks With Preferred Bidder' GMB, the union for British Steel workers, has responded to news the official receiver has entered exclusive talks with its preferred bidder. The Insolvency Service this morning announced an agreement]]>Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:41:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/British-Steel-GMB-Responds-To-Exclusive-Talks-With-Preferred-Bidder nLytham Festival - Worth A Trip Over The Pennines The Lytham Festival celebrated its 10th anniversary this July. Is it worth the trip over the Pennines to experience Lancashire's biggest musical festival though? After visiting the festival for ]]>Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:51:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Lytham-Festival--Worth-A-Trip-Over-The-Pennines nYorkshire Runners Urged To Leg It To Mallorca! Yorkshire marathon runners eager for a new challenge have the opportunity to take advantage of special hotel deals linked to the coveted Palma de Mallorca Marathon taking place on October 13th.this ]]>Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:31:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-Runners-Urged-To-Leg-It-To-Mallorca nGuildhawk To Host Digital Event In ‘Booming’ Sheffield Sheffield, London and Lithuania-based language services company Guildhawk is set to bring the region’s digital community together at a specialist technology and coding event in Sheffield on Tuesday]]>Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:01:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Guildhawk-To-Host-Digital-Event-In-Booming-Sheffield nNew Partnership Aims To Tackle UK Housing Shortage Property protection provider Orbis Protect has joined forces with E.ON, one of the UK's top energy suppliers, to support its drive to tackle the UK’s housing shortage by bringing empty homes back ]]>Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:09:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/New-Partnership-Aims-To-Tackle-UK-Housing-Shortage nLBA Amongst Cheapest UK Airports For Parking – This Bank Holiday At Least! Leeds Bradford Airport will be amongst the cheapest in the UK for parking this August Bank Holiday weekend…..but in the top five most expensive airports for meet and greet parking at £65.00, more ]]>Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/LBA-Amongst-Cheapest-UK-Airports-For-Parking--This-Bank-Holiday-At-Least nGraduate Honoured By The Duke Of York For Social Enterprise A Leeds Trinity graduate whose social enterprise company provides employment for people with learning disabilities and autism, has been honoured by HRH The Duke of York. 24-year-old Jake Goodwin, ]]>Fri, 16 Aug 2019 08:56:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Graduate-Honoured-By-The-Duke-Of-York-For-Social-Enterprise nChamber Says There Is More Than One Path To A Great Career As students all over the country received their A Level results the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce highlighted an alternative to the traditional university route. David Hooper, the Chamber’s ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:03:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Chamber-Says-There-Is-More-Than-One-Path-To-A-Great-Career nZizzi Sizzle With New Summer Menu It has been a mixed summer so far but whatever it is doing outside something that always seems to be reliable is the quality and standard of the food at Zizzi, including first class service. Over the]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:20:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Zizzi-Sizzle-With-New-Summer-Menu nMitsubishi L200 Series 6 Now Launched The new Mitsubishi L200 Series 6 is now on sale in the UK, and aims to set new segment standards for style, refinement, safety, efficiency and all-round capability. With more than 4.7 million units ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:49:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Mitsubishi-L200-Series-6-Now-Launched nLeeds Engineering Firm Drives Growth In India A family-run manufacturing firm based in Beeston, Leeds, is set to continue its growth strategy with the support of a seven-figure funding package from HSBC in the UK and India. Wilson Power ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:28:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Leeds-Engineering-Firm-Drives-Growth-In-India nSturgeon Moon Is The August Full Moon The Sturgeon Moon is the eighth full moon of 2019 and occurs on 15 August, almost exactly one month after July’s Buck Moon. A full moon occurs when the moon's earth-facing side is completely ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:21:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Sturgeon-Moon-Is-The-August-Full-Moon nAndrea Bailey Retrospective: <i>A Life Through Art</i> – new exhibition at the Inspired by… gallery, Danby A major retrospective of the work of an artist who spent most of her adult life living, drawing and painting on the North York Moors opens at the Inspired by… gallery at Danby next month. Andrea ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:20:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Andrea-Bailey-Retrospective-A-Life-Through-Art--new-exhibition-at-the-Inspired-by-gallery-Danby nNew Exhibition And Soundscape For Brodsworth Hall For years the beautiful hall of Brodsworth near Doncaster was filled with sound. Music, song and dancing made the hall a lively place; gramophones boomed popular tunes and the local village brass ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:13:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/New-Exhibition-And-Soundscape-For-Brodsworth-Hall nThe Importance Of Financial Education For Young People Young people represent the direction of our future, so ensuring they’re confident in organising their own finances is not only crucial for their personal wellbeing, but for the economic good of the ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:51:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/The-Importance-Of-Financial-Education-For-Young-People nBeningbrough’s Achievements With Family Fun This Summer Six miles from the centre of York, Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens is a National Trust destination overlooking the River Ouse that’s been reinventing itself for centuries. Currently, it’s ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:38:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Beningbroughs-Achievements-With-Family-Fun-This-Summer nEducation Secretary Wishes Pupils Good Luck With A Level Results Newly appointed Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has wished good luck to the thousands of young people who are set to receive their A level results this morning (15 August). Many students up and ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:27:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Education-Secretary-Wishes-Pupils-Good-Luck-With-A-Level-Results nFinland Leads Sustainable Tourism Debate City of Helsinki has launched a tourism sustainability initiative in response to concerns about climate change. The ‘Think Sustainably’ service empowers visitors to make informed daily choices, ]]>Thu, 15 Aug 2019 08:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Finland-Leads-Sustainability-Tourism-Debate nBradford Launches Small Grant Scheme To Celebrate UCI Road World Championships Bradford Council has launched a small grants scheme to encourage local community groups and organisations to get involved in helping to decorate the route of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships that]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 20:28:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Bradford-Launches-Small-Grant-Scheme-To-Celebrate-UCI-Road-World-Championships nUK Aid To Provide Vital Food To Hundreds Of Thousands Of People Living On The Edge Of Famine In South Sudan Hundreds of thousands of people in South Sudan will receive lifesaving food and water thanks to new UK aid. Minister for Africa, Andrew Stephenson announced an extra £18 million of UK aid on his ]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 20:16:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/UK-Aid-To-Provide-Vital-Food-To-Hundreds-Of-Thousands-Of-People-Living-On-The-Edge-Of-Famine-In-Sout nGoing The Extra Historical Mile Six stone and cast-iron mileposts across roadsides in Yorkshire have been restored, protecting a historical feature and enhancing cultural heritage. The milestones, two on the A616 at Midhopstones ]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 19:47:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Going-The-Extra-Historical-Mile nTrain Fares Are Set To Rise Again In January 2020 Train fares are set to rise again on the 2nd January 2020 by around 2.8 per cent, according to the Retail Price Index for July announced today. This new fare rise announcement comes shortly after a ]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 18:22:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Train-Fares-Are-Set-To-Rise-Again-In-January-2020 nSTADA Delivers Strong First-half 2019 Results STADA, the company that owns Huddersfield-based pharmaceutical manufacturer, Thornton & Ross, has reported sales growth of 11 percent in the first-half of 2019, STADA Arzneimittel AG, headquartered]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 17:04:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/STADA-Delivers-Strong-Firsthalf-2019-Results nSYNETIQ Joins London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE Doncaster-based SYNETIQ the largest UK owned salvage and vehicle recycling company, creating solutions for some of the countries’ leading insurers, company fleets and police forces, has joined ]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 16:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/SYNETIQ-Joins-London-Stock-Exchange-Groups-ELITE nYorkshire Parents Most Confident In England Ahead Of A-level Results Day A Leeds Beckett University survey, ahead of A-level results day, has revealed Yorkshire parents are more confident about their children’s prospects than parents in any other region. Seven in ten ]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 16:34:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-Parents-Most-Confident-In-England-Ahead-Of-Alevel-Results-Day n£160m Acquisition deal Wakefield-based AFI-Uplift Limited, a powered access specialists offering machine rental and sales as well as industry-accredited training and health & safety courses, has acquired Facelift (GB) ]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:45:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Acquisition-Of-Facelift-And-New-60m-Financing-From-Pricoa-Private-Capital nMiddletons Hotel, York It goes without saying that York is steeped in history but if you also want to stay somewhere that is embedded in York's rich historical tapestry then the Middletons Hotel could be the one for you. ]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:44:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Middletons-Hotel-York nEU Funding Scheme Boost – Yorkshire Firms Have Already Claimed £1.2m The window for Yorkshire firms to benefit from European funding has been extended, allowing hundreds more companies to benefit. The move has prompted the free peer-to-peer export mentoring service ]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:37:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/EUFunding-Scheme-Boost--Yorkshire-Firms-Have-Already-Claimed-12m nRSK Group Continue Acquisition Haul With Yorkshire-based Geocore Site Investigations RSK, the UK’s leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services consultancy, has today announced its latest acquisition: domestic subsidence investigation specialist Geocore Site]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:26:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/RSK-Group-Continue-Acquisition-Haul-With-Yorkshirebased-Geocore-Site-Investigations nYorkshire Manufacturing Business Has Global Success Bubbling Away A Leeds-based manufacturing business is continuing on its quest to revolutionise the worldwide carbonated soft drinks industry having delivered its first major industry conference in South Africa. ]]>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 11:03:00 GMT https://yorkshiretimes.co.uk/article/Yorkshire-Manufacturing-Business-Has-Global-Success-Bubbling-Away