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Stourton Park and Ride is a new 1,200 space facility in Leeds funded through the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP) from the Department for Transport. The site opened to the public on 6 September as the first solar-powered park and ride site in the UK and will be served by an all-electric bus fleet.
Go Shred, a confidential shredding and document management company based in Huddersfield, is the latest company to win Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award which is run in conjunction with the Mid Yorkshire Chamber and the Department for International Trade. The awards are celebrating 25 years of recognising the achievements of businesses in the Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield region.
Halifax based Plus Health Co has been awarded The Eaton Smith Business of the Month Award for June 2021. The Physiotherapy and Pilates business was founded in 2007 by Jen Redfern who has put her passion to work and grown the business from initially being her and a couple of clients in 2007 to now having a team of physiotherapists who support employees in large, local organisations as their clients.
The Kirkwood are delighted to officially announce the launch of an exciting public art trail in Autumn 2022! A free event for the whole of our community to enjoy, the spectacular showcase of creative talent will be put on display across Kirklees, forming an interactive Art Trail never before seen here in Kirklees
One of Wakefield’s oldest accountancy firms, Paylings which formed in 1949, has merged with Parsons, Chartered Accountants as part of the firm’s ongoing expansion plans.
m2r Education have won an award to celebrate their success in developing new services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When the UK left the European Union, special arrangements were put in place for trading with Northern Ireland. Here we examine the current operation of the protocol. It is important to remember that Great Britain (GB) includes England, Scotland and Wales, and does not include Northern Ireland. The UK includes GB and Northern Ireland. The purpose of these arrangements was to prevent a hard border being imposed between Northern Ireland (NI) and the Republic of Ireland (RoI). The EU wishes to prevent goods sent from GB to NI from moving to the EU unless they comply with EU regulations.