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White Rose and First Bus Expand Access for South Leeds

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White Rose Shopping Centre and First Leeds are excited to announce an extension of the number 12 route, allowing residents from Hunslet, Belle Isle, and Middleton easier access to the centre via a frequent service. The 12 bus service, which is operated by First Leeds, will call at White Rose from 19 February, allowing residents in the South Leeds area

Written on 20th February 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Leeds accelerator hub generates almost £5.5 million of investment figures have revealed

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Entrepreneurial Spark Powered by NatWest launched its annual report for 2016 today. The figures in this year’s Entrepreneurial Spark Impact Report demonstrate how  the  Leeds hub continues to support entrepreneurs in the development of their businesses. Since opening the hub in Leeds at Park Cross Street in August 2015, Entrepreneurial Spark has helped 142 local businesses attract almost £5.5million of

Written on 20th February 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members news, News

Demand for new homes increases in Stamford Bridge as new development sees interest soar

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Following the announcement of a development launch in Stamford Bridge, local housebuilder David Wilson Homes has reported a surge in interest for properties at its new Saxon Gate site. Launching new showhomes at the development this weekend, the housebuilder is urging hopeful buyers to attend early in order to meet demand and see the five star quality homes on offer.

Written on 17th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members news

Attendees get on board with charity governance workshop

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Trustees from across the UK have described a Good Governance workshop hosted by hlw Keeble Hawson in Leeds as ‘extremely helpful’ and ‘valuable’. The session at the firm’s offices in Capitol House, Russell Street, examined and debated the role of trustees in good governance with the aim of helping attendees to be better and more effective trustees. Held in conjunction

Written on 17th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members news

Key industry leaders meet to discuss transport plans for Leeds

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The future of Leeds’s transport and infrastructure network is at a crossroads according to senior members of Leeds City Council and industry experts. With a proposal in place to spend more than £270million of investment on the city’s infrastructure, a seminar was held yesterday to discuss the planned initiatives, including new rail halts, upgraded trans Pennine rail connections and improvements

Written on 17th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members news

Language Provider wins big at Export Awards

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Global interpreting and translation company thebigword has been named as Entrepreneurial Exporter of the Year at the inaugural PD Ports Northern Powerhouse Export Awards. Supported by the Department for International Trade, the awards celebrate businesses that show excellence in international trade across the north of England. Founded in Leeds, UK in 1980, thebigword supports a number of high-profile clients including

Written on 16th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members news

New qualification launched to help address shortage of skilled Linguists in the public sector

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The International School of Linguists (ISL) has launched a new qualification that will help to address the national shortage of skilled interpreters and translators servicing the public sector. Recognised by the National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI) as meeting its registration criteria, the new ISL Diploma in Community Interpreting is expected to help 1,000 linguists to qualify over time.

Written on 16th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members news

Founder Goes Back to School with Enterprise Adviser Role

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Huddersfield businesswoman, Katrina Cliffe, founder of marketing and public relations agency KC Communications is set to return to Salendine Nook, the school in which she attended as a teen, in the role of Enterprise Adviser. Set up by the Leeds Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the Enterprise Adviser roles connect senior leaders in business to senior leaders in schools, to influence and

Written on 16th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members news, News

LAW FIRM GORDONS ADVISES LEEDS COFFEE SHOP LAYNES ESPRESSO ON EXPANSION

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Popular Leeds coffee shop Laynes Espresso has expanded its New Station Street property, more than doubling the size of its premises. Laynes Espresso, launched in 2011 by owner Dave Olejnik, has become well-established among the many contemporary food and drink outlets in Leeds and is well known for serving some of the best coffee and snacks in the city centre.

Written on 13th February 2017Iain Moyser. Published in Members news, News