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Preston’s Got Soul

Prestons Got Soul

Prestons biggest soul night returns on Friday 16th may@53degrees. We are pleased to announce,a spectacular night of Northern Soul and Motown, with the legendary “Judy Street “who is flying in from the states to begin her mini UK tour in our own City of Preston. Judy”s single “what “is 23rd in the top 500 Northern Soul […]

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Claritas plans expansion after relocating


IT solutions business, Claritas, has relocated its headquarters to the Carrwood Park complex in Garforth, Leeds. The office, which was previously based in Bowcliffe Hall, Bramham, has taken up the space to allow for the firms plans for expansion and gives the opportunity for six new apprentices to join the team. The company has appointed […]

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Retail and leisure sites in demand

Carter Towler

Commercial property firm Carter Towler has revealed its confidence that the demand for retail and leisure opportunities will rise this year. It was reported that the Leeds-based business retail team secured more than 70 deals last year and expects to boost this figure in 2014. Secured deals in 2013 included Heron Foods (Leeds), Costa Coffee […]

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Developers required for city site

Tower Works

Leeds City Council and The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) have announced they are working together to secure the future development of the Tower Works site. The site, which is on the edge of Holbeck Urban Village in Leeds, has been derelict for 30 years until the first phase of the project was completed back […]

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Pita Pit to open in Leeds

Pita Pit

The quick-service restaurant franchise, Pita Pit, is opening its second outlet in the UK next month at the Merrion Centre in Leeds. The pita bread sandwiches and salad specialists currently have more than 450 stores worldwide and have plans to expend its presence in the UK after signing with two other multi-unit franchise groups for […]

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Contract wins at Projex lead to expansion


New project wins for Projex Building Solutions, which are worth in excess of £20m, have led to the expansion of the team at its Leeds office. Richard Lister has joined the team as senior surveyor, with over 12 years experience in the sector, while James Famaby has joined as building surveyor after formally working as […]

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Writing on the wall presents Shell Shock


Writing on the Wall brings the biggest names to Liverpool for Shell-Shock, Liverpool’s annual writing festival. In 2014 the WoW festival commemorates the war, celebrates writers and confronts the real issues affecting people today. The WoW Festival is like no other, with controversial debate and diverse subject matter to shake up your expectations of a […]

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Blues get early taste of Europe


Everton’s players may be closing in on making their Champions League dream a reality – but the Club’s Chief Executive is already mixing it up with Europe’s elite. Robert Elstone represented Great Britain at the European Duathlon Championships in Holland last weekend, picking up bronze in the over 50’s category. Up against 500 competitors from […]

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Half-century construction firm launches Yorkshire division

Conlon Construction

Conlon Construction has launched a Yorkshire division and is more than half way through its first major project in the county – a £5.6m redevelopment of Grade II-listed Bowcliffe Hall in Wetherby. Appointed by Bayford Group, the multi-phase project comprises the construction of an iconic aeroplane wing-shaped conference centre and various refurbishment works across the […]

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