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Bradford Means Business Awards – nominations are open

Bradford businesses are being invited celebrate their successes at this year’s ‘Bradford Means Business’ awards. Nominations are now open for the ten categories, the closing date for which is Sat 7 April. The awards are jointly promoted by the Chamber, the Telegraph & Argus, and Bradford Council and culminate in a ceremony evening on Thursday 5 July, at the Aagrah

Written on 26th February 2018Mike Cartwright. Published in Awards, Bradford Council, Current Issues, Manufacturing, News

Virtual College retains gold as Learning Supplier of the year at global Learning Technologies Awards

Virtual College has followed up their 2015 success by winning the ‘learning technologies supplier of the year’ award at the global Learning Technologies Awards 2016. Widely recognised as Europe’s largest L&D event, the awards saw global industry leaders gather in London on 30 November 2016 to celebrate the best in learning technologies both in the UK and worldwide. The winners

Written on 5th December 2016Iain. Published in Awards, Employment, Members News

Action Call, Fri 16 Sep: #GreatNorthExpo2018

Businesses are being asked to get behind Bradford’s bid to host the Great Exhibition of the North. On Friday 16 September, people are asked to state on social media platform Twitter how and why Bradford should host the exhibition in 2108. The volume of activity will be assessed and form part of the criteria for judging which city will host

Written on 13th September 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Awards, Bradford Council, Current Issues, Leeds City Region, LEP, Lobbying, News

Curry Capital team are hot stuff!


Voters have asked for a second helping from a team which got Bradford named as Britain’s curry capital for a record fifth year in a row. All four restaurants who represented the district last year have again been selected for this year’s contest through a public vote. They are Akbar’s at Thornbury, Aakash in Cleckheaton, Kipling’s at Greengates and Shimla

Written on 13th June 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Awards, News

Student excellence recognised in awards

Verner Wheelock, the Skipton-based award-winning food industry training company, has announced the recipients of its first ever Excellence Awards. The Awards were launched in 2015 to coincide with the company’s 25th anniversary and recognise the achievements of students attending their courses throughout that year. There were five Awards up for grabs: HACCP Student of the Year, Food Safety Student of

Written on 17th February 2016Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Awards, Members News, News, Skills

Celebrating business success

LOCAL business success is to be celebrated once again at the annual Bradford Means Business Awards. Companies from across the District have their chance to gain some increased profile and publicity from the awards, which are organised jointly by the Telegraph & Argus, Bradford Chamber of Commerce and Bradford Council. The awards are now open for entries, with winners revealed at a ceremony on Saturday 11 June.

Written on 2nd February 2016Mike Cartwright. Published in Awards, Current Issues, News, News story 1

Bradford College Shortlisted for TES FE Awards 2015

Bradford College has been shortlisted for two prestigious TES FE Awards for ‘Employer Engagement’ and ‘Outstanding Contribution to a Subject or Vocational Area’. The TES FE Awards celebrate and reward the dedication and expertise of the people and teams who continue to make a significant contribution to improving the skill levels of young people and adult learners. Bradford College’s Vocational

Written on 23rd February 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Awards, Bradford Council, Members News, News