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York Business Powers On Into New Office

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    From Yorkshire Business Daily.   An IT solutions and consultancy business has expanded into new premises on the site of the former Terry’s chocolate factory, just one mile South of York city centre. PowerON, which provides powerful, high quality IT management and cloud automation solutions to organisations of all sizes, has signed a […]

Global Giant Brings £1m Investment And 160 Jobs To York In Post-Brexit Boost

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      From YorkMix.   It’s just the boost York’s economy needed in the week that saw the starting gun fired on Brexit. A global science giant has announced plans for a near-£1 million expansion in York. In what will be viewed as a major vote of confidence in the city’s future, ACM Global […]

York-Based Restaurant Chain To Open Fifth Venue

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    From YorkMix.   With its head office at Clifton Park Avenue, and a restaurant on Goodramgate, the Bengal Brasserie is a York success story. And the business is still growing. Already operating four venues in Yorkshire, the chain of Indian and Bengali restaurants is about to unveil its fifth. The independent group, which […]

One Hundred Indie York Businesses To Get On The Map

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  From YorkMix.   Do you run an independent business in York – or have a favourite one? Then this could be for you. A new map and website is aiming to drive more business to the the city’s brilliant unique businesses. And the organisers hope it will help to alleviate the problems caused by […]

York A-Board Ban Starts This Week

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  From Local Link.   From 1 February there will be no more A-boards seen across York’s city centre.  All A-boards on footpaths within the inner ring road will be banned for a year (initially).  Micklegate will be the only exception, where businesses can still apply for a licence.  The decision was made following a […]

York’s Brilliant Indie Businesses Put Themselves On The Map

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  From YorkMix. From food to fashion, shops to services, York has a terrific family of independent businesses. And now a new project is putting them on the map.A pilot project launched on Monday (November 21) sees the creation of an Indie York website and map. Between them they will help residents and visitors find […]

New Owner For Acclaimed York Restaurant

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    By Laurence Kilgannon in Insider.   An acclaimed restaurant and deli in York, which featured in the 2015 Michelin Hotel & Restaurant Guide and the 2015 Waitrose Good Food Guide, has been bought by new operators. Le Langhe Restaurant and Deli which is located on Peasholme Green, one of the main roads into […]

Life Sciences Firm Ups Investment In Subsidiary

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  By Laurence Kilgannon in Insider.   York-based life sciences business OptiBiotix Health, which is developing compounds to tackle obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes and skin care, has increased its investment in a subsidiary which is lining up a float. OptiBiotix has increased its stake in SkinBiotix using a convertible loan agreement and an investment of […]

New Look As Flood-Hit Firm Reopens Doors

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    By Andrew Hitchon in The Press. A York letting agent is having a triple celebration – of the tenth anniversary of owning her company, which has just been rebranded to coincide with moving back into her previously flood-hit offices. Anya Mathewson, director of Letters Property Management Ltd and In York Holidays in Walmgate, […]

‘Impressive’ Results ‘Build On Track Record’ Of York-Founded Estate Agents

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    A national estate agents which was founded in York says it has shaken off Brexit ‘uncertainty’ with an ‘impressive’ trading update for the first six months of the year. Hunters said its network income to June 30 was up by 42 per cent at £16.9 million, compared with £12 million in the same […]

24 Of The Funniest And Most Creative A-Boards In York

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    From YorkMix. Now that York council has voted to ban A-boards from the city’s streets (except, peculiarly, the street of Micklegate) we must mourn the loss of a creative industry. For years, small business owners have been amusing and entertaining passers-by with their slogans, puns and observations set out in chalk on these […]

York Firm’s Link-Up With Dame Kelly Holmes Provides Sporting Chance To Youngsters

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  By Andrew Hitchon in The Press.   A York based training and performance company has teamed up with The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust to help change the lives of young people across the country. Sport and Beyond has become an official training partner of the trust to support the continued personal development of the […]

York Firm Has Its Sights Set On Export Success

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By Andrew Hitchon in The Press.   A company with ambitions to take its innovative products around the globe also has its sights on a title at The Press Business Awards 2016. NiteSite Ltd, established in 2011 and based at Full Sutton Industrial Estate near York, manufactures and markets high-quality, affordable and reliable infrared night […]

Chance For Businesses To Hear About York Local Plan

York Local Plan

    By Andrew Hitchon in The Press.   Business leaders are to get the chance to learn more about the York Local Plan, which includes proposals for housing and employment development sites in the city. York Property Forum, part of York & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, will hear from Martin Grainger, City of […]

Move To New Site ‘Will Mean York Jobs Boost’

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    By Andrew Hitchon in The Press.   A York-based fleet management company says its plans to relocate and expand will secure its future in the city and hundreds of jobs Autohorn has submitted a planning application to create a car storage facility and new offices at a disused airfield near Clifton Moor. The […]

Familiar Figure In York Motor Repairs Hangs Up His Overalls After More Than 30 Years

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    By Andrew Hitchon in The Press.   A Familiar figure in the world of York motor repairs has hung up his overalls after more than 30 years running his own business in the city. Mike Townend, who opened his workshop in Hallfield Road, Layerthorpe, in October 1983, has retired after building up a […]

York Firm Pledges To Help Cut Greenhouse Emissions And Save Local Businesses Money

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    By Andrew Hitchon in The Press.   A York company has pledged to help local businesses cut the emission of 10,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases by using LED lighting systems. Novalux LED have made the pledge to One Planet York, which is due to hold a big launch event next week, and bosses […]

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