Tag: business

Cockburn team wins business challenge

Students from Cockburn School participated in the annual Big Deal Event. The Event, which is run by York University, requires students to produce a business plan, prototype and ‘Dragon’s Den’ style pitch which is then presented to a team of senior business people from a range of national businesses. Cockburn

Beeston bed maker grows its own timber

Luxury bed manufacturer fells its first responsibly-grown trees from Yorkshire forest Beeston-based luxury bed manufacturer, Harrison Spinks has felled its first trees from its wholly owned and responsibly managed forest in Sand Hutton, Yorkshire. The timber, felled from Corsican Pine, Sycamore, Scots Pine and Mixed Broadleaves trees, will be used

Milestone sees first recruit from job creation foundation achieve full time role

  A pioneering job creation foundation in Hunslet which is supporting long term unemployed on an ‘earn as you learn’ training programme – has fast tracked a trainee into a full time role In a milestone development, Rebecca Lawrence has been offered a telephone sales executive position with BE Fuel

Opposition grows to Middleton Yorkshire Bank closure

Opposition is growing to plans to close Middleton’s last remaining bank. As revealed on South Leeds Life a fortnight ago, Yorkshire Bank’s plans to close its Middleton Circus branch have already drawn a petition with more than 250 signatures from concerned local residents who say they’re unable to get to

Walkabout set to highlight Holbeck issues

A walk around Holbeck highlighting ‘what’s good and what’s not so good’ will help shape an ambitious plan for improving the area. Dennis Kitchen, acting chair of the Holbeck Neighbourhood Forum, said: “The Neighbourhood Plan offers a great opportunity for all those who live or work in Holbeck or have an interest