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Wakefield community signs deal with bt to bring high-speed broadband to local residents

Superfast broadband is coming to the village of Woolley, near Wakefield, after a successful community campaign for faster speeds. More than 130 households and businesses will be able to order new high-speed fibre broadband services for the first time, thanks to a partnership between the community and BT. The co-funded deal at Woolley is expected to see the first residents

Written on 26th June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Free bus travel for armed forces members this Saturday

To commemorate and support ‘Armed Forces Day’ this Saturday 24 June, the Bus 18 Partnership has announced that serving members of the armed forces, veterans and cadets can travel on bus services across West Yorkshire for free on the day. Armed Forces Day is an annual event, celebrated to commemorate the service of men and women in the British Armed

Written on 22nd June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Growing demand sees Leeds’ Elland Road park & ride services extended

Scheduled Sunday services from Elland Road Park and Ride start at 10.15am this Sunday, 18 June, as part of extended operating hours at the facility. In a further move to meet growing demand, Elland Road Park and Ride services are going to start earlier and continue later on weekdays. And as a result of the service’s popularity with shoppers as

Written on 21st June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

New 1,000-space Temple Green park and ride service gets set to start

With thanks to Leeds City Council. Leeds’ new, 1,000-space Temple Green Park and Ride, just off Junction 45 of the M1 motorway opens on Monday (19 June). Located next to the A63 at the heart of Leeds’ Gateway45 Enterprise Zone, Temple Green Park & Ride will provide commuters with a 15-minute bus link to the city centre, running every 10

Written on 15th June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Uncategorised

Bierkeller Christmas Showcase

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The Bierkeller Christmas Showcase will be held on on Thursday 13th July. The Bierkeller would like to invite up to 4 people from each member company to the event, where there will be entertainment throughout the venue, arrival drinks and canapes, plus an opportunity to sample the Christmas menu and cocktails. RSVP to Daniel Sammé at danielsamme@burningnightgroup.com

Written on 5th June 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Leeds College of Art announces new degree courses

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Leeds College of Art is pleased to announce an expansion of its current portfolio with five new undergraduate degree courses. 2018 will see the addition of BA (Hons) Filmmaking, BA (Hons) Fashion Design, BA (Hons) Fashion Branding with Communication, BA (Hons) Comic and Concept Arts and BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance to the current portfolio of creative arts degrees. The

Written on 28th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Ward Hadaway achieves cyber security seal of approval

LAW firm Ward Hadaway has secured a valuable seal of approval for the safety of its IT systems and processes. The firm, which has offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester, has achieved the Government-backed Cyber Essentials Plus. The exercise saw the UK Top 100 law firm’s IT team working intensively with IT company Pulsant to prepare Ward Hadaway’s systems to

Written on 28th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Leeds celebrates first Giga-versary

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The UK’s leading alternative infrastructure provider, CityFibre, is celebrating today as it marks one year since launching Leeds’ Gigabit City transformation and bolstering the city’s very own ultrafast, pure fibre network. The ‘Giga-versary’ lands just in time for Leeds Digital Festival – a week-long celebration of the City’s growing digital industry and the benefits it brings in terms of skills,

Written on 26th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Partner receives OBE

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Colin Glass, the founding partner of WGN Business Advisors and Chartered Accountants and prolific non-executive director, was presented with his OBE for services to Business Start-Ups and Entrepreneurship at Buckingham Palace by HRH Princess Anne. He attended the Palace with his wife Vanessa, and his two children Adam and Deborah. Colin is passionately interested in assisting start-ups and companies who

Written on 26th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Leading Law Firm Strengthens Construction Team Foundations

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UK top 200 corporate law firm, Shulmans LLP, is strengthening its construction team with internal promotions and the creation of two new roles. Phil Morrison, who joined the firm in 2013, has been promoted to Partner after being Head of Construction at the firm for four years. Morrison boasts over 25 years of experience in the sector, advising both large

Written on 26th April 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News