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Bradford Chamber president backs cultural charity

A charity which touches every corner of Bradford’s excluded, vulnerable and isolated communities has been backed by the new president of Bradford Chamber of Commerce. Suzanne Watson, managing director of Ilkley-based Approach PR and who took up office as Bradford Chamber president last month, has selected radical dance intervention specialists, Dance United Yorkshire as Bradford Chamber’s charity of the year.

Written on 4th September 2019Marketing. Published in News

Annual Election Meeting & Nominations

Bradford Chamber  11.45am on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 at the Midland Hotel, Forster Square, Cheapside, Bradford, BD1 4HU Apologies to Debra Patchett on 01274 230077 or email debra.patchett@wnychamber.co.uk AGENDA Welcome to Bradford Chamber members Election of members Nominees: Mark Cowgill, Exa Networks Mark Yates, Thorite Mark Viner, Guyson International Suzanne Watson, Approach PR   Annual Meeting of the revised Bradford Leadership Group to

Written on 11th June 2019Marketing. Published in News

Schools target almost reached for Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019

More than half of Bradford district’s secondary schools have already signed up to Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019. At an information event held at Bradford College last week, local manufacturers met with teachers, careers advisors and students to find out more about the benefits of getting involved from 7-18 October and to hear success stories from last year’s week-long initiative. At

Written on 16th May 2019Marketing. Published in Education, Manufacturing

“Crucial” manufacturer event gets the cogs turning for Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2019

Local manufacturers can find out more about how the career initiative ‘Bradford Manufacturing Weeks’ can benefit their business at an event next month. The information morning at Bradford College on 1 May is the first official event to kick start six months of preparation before Bradford Manufacturing Weeks begins on 7-18 October 2019. With quick and easy registration via the

Written on 26th April 2019Marketing. Published in Manufacturing, News, Skills

Extended initiative aims to create 6,000 student manufacturing experiences in Bradford

An initiative which educates young people about career opportunities in the manufacturing sector is doubling its targets for 2019. Bradford Manufacturing Weeks, which celebrated a highly successful inaugural campaign in 2018 after creating 3,000 manufacturing work experiences during one week for young people in the district, has announced it is extending to a two-week initiative from 7-18 October 2019. Led

Written on 10th April 2019Marketing. Published in Education, Manufacturing, News, Skills

Universal AV Rebrand

One year on under new ownership the Universal Group has made the bold decision to rebrand and align both Universal Live and Universal AV. This will provide the group with uniformity across the companies as they continue to grow and further cement the ties between them.  The new structure strengthens the group propelling them into a new era together. Universal

Written on 17th February 2017Marketing. Published in Members News

City Centre law firm expanding into Roundhay

After two years expanding into Wakefield and then Bradford, Leeds city centre law firm, Levi Solicitors LLP, is expanding again, this time into North Leeds. Levi Solicitors are opening a new office in Margaret House, Devonshire Crescent in Roundhay, enabling their north Leeds client base to reach them with ease. Managing Partner, Steven Newdall said, “We have advised a loyal

Written on 16th February 2017Marketing. Published in Members News

Need help finding work?

Incommunities are running three weekly Work Clubs in the Keighley area to help residents into work and also access training. These free drop-in sessions have been set up by the housing group’s Community Resilience Team and cover:- sourcing local job sites preparing CVs completing job applications and learning basic computer skills The work clubs take place as follows:- Monday –

Written on 15th February 2017Marketing. Published in Members News

Approach PR team expands with new senior account manager

Ilkley-based public relations consultancy, Approach PR, is continuing its expansion with the appointment of senior account manager, Lynne Kelly, to its award-winning team. Lynne brings more than 10 years of consumer and business-to-business communications experience to the agency. With a portfolio including work for Premier Foods, Morrisons, Bio Oil, Pure Gym, Bausch & Lomb, various retailers as well as eating

Written on 14th February 2017Marketing. Published in Members News, News

Fundraising garden centre boosts community charities’ funds

Three weekends of festivities coupled with goodwill from customers at a Bradford garden centre helped raise significant funds for local charities. In the run up to Christmas, Tong Garden Centre invited local charities and groups to come to the centre and raise funds over some of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Salvation Army bands from Morley and Wibsey,

Written on 14th February 2017Marketing. Published in Members News, News