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Manchester school teams up with B&M Waste Services to smash Carbon reduction targets

Parrs Wood - BM1

A leading Manchester school is 10 years ahead of national carbon reduction targets – after teaming up with one of the region’s top waste management companies. Parrs Wood High School brought in B&M Waste Services to assess how it could improve the school’s recycling and waste management programme with the goal of transforming energy efficiency […]

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“Transformational” year for recycling manufacturer


Recycling products manufacturer, Straight, have today said it has seen a “transformational” year as it returned to profit. The Leeds-based group have announced a rise in underlying operating profit of £0.82m, compared to a loss of £0.24m in 2012. Straight have said the 2012 loss has been turned around with “excellent factory productivity boosting margins […]

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£16m college project launch marked with groundbreaking ceremony

Leeds College of Building

Key people gathered on site this week for the official groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the new £16m Leeds College of Building project. Representatives from Leeds College of Building and lead contractor GB Building Solutions gathered at the site, which is located on Hunslet Lane and Black Bull Street in Leeds city centre. […]

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Capitol House refurbishment gets underway

Capitol House

The work has now started on the refurbishment of Capitol House in Leeds. The £2.8m project, which has been undertaken by GMI Construction, will create 20,000 sq ft of office space in the city centre. The work was awarded to the company by fellow Leeds business Evans Property Group as part of a £20m investment […]

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Overland Park secures two new lettings

Overland Park

Property agents JLL and Carter Towler have brokered deals for two new occupiers at Overland Park, Leeds. Totally Dynamic Leeds has taken over a 4,900 sq ft unit on the estate while 6,500 sq ft of warehouse and office space is being occupied on a ten-year lease by Brown Brothers Distribution. Ross Dixon from landlord […]

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Leeds office market gets off to a positive start


The Leeds Office Agents’ Forum (LOAF) has reported a positive start to the year for the Leeds office market. New figures from the first three months of 2014 have shown activity in Leeds City Centre for the first quarter (Q1) has reached 140,778 sq ft across 41 secured deals. Although these new figures are a […]

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Jackson & Canter offers free legal advice for musicians at Liverpool Sound City Conference

SOund City Jackson

Liverpool Sound City and Jackson & Canter Solicitors have teamed up to offer musicians free advice on contracts, copyright and other legal issues when the international music conference returns to the city between May 1-3. As well as participating in advice panels for delegates hailing from all four corners of the globe, as Sound City’s […]

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First phase complete on £25 million mental health unit


City dignitaries and health leaders today officially “topped out” Mersey Care NHS Trust’s new £25 million mental health unit, Clock View. The new centre is being built on the site of the former Walton Hospital and the “topping out” ceremony marked the completion of the main exterior works and roof of the new hospital. Clock […]

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Journey9 – Best in class for second year running


Journey9 was this week honoured as Best Agency in Events (under 40 staff) at the Recommended Agency Register (RAR) Awards in London for the second year in a row. The national awards saw agencies from across the UK gathering at the Marriott, Grosvenor Square, for the winners to be announced. Laura Wolfe, managing director of […]

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