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Friday 5th May to Sunday 7th May will see the return of the award-winning Bradford Dragon Boat Festival.

Entering its third year, the 3-day extravaganza of food, drink, music, entertainment and adrenaline-fuelled dragon boat racing, is the largest event of its kind, with all proceeds going to support fantastic causes. Be part of it – enter a team in the Corporate Teambuilding Day or get your organisation noticed by taking advantage of the amazing advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

Written on 31st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Bradford Accountant to tackle Yorkshire Three Peaks for charity

Selina Bocskei, Corporate Services Manager at Bradford-based Watson Buckle Chartered Accountants, will be tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for the Marie Curie hospice in Bradford. The event, which will take place on Saturday 8 April 2017, will see Selina walk a 23 mile circular route across the three highest peaks in the Yorkshire Dales, with an

Written on 31st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Thorite opens in Bristol

Thorite, the UK’s leading supplier of air compressors, air tools, pneumatics and process products is set to open its Bristol Sales Centre on 10th April bringing the total number of Thorite Sales Centres to eleven. Stephen Wright is the Managing Director of Thorite: “We looked long and hard at areas across the UK which not only have a significant number

Written on 28th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

PR team steps up its CSR commitment

Award-winning Ilkley-based Approach PR is celebrating its sixteenth year in business by donating time and expertise to five charitable causes. The six-strong team has been given 16 hours each to volunteer for an organisation of their choice as part of the consultancy’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) commitment this year. The community-spirited agency will be working closely with five different charities

Written on 28th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

AWB Charlesworth announces upcoming events

Women@Work celebrates their 15th event at the Old School Room, Haworth. The Professional Networking Group Women@Work continues to move from strength to strength following their sell out event in December 2016, held at the Coniston Hotel. The forthcoming event will be held on 6th April 2017 at the Old School Room Haworth.  Co-organisers Felicity Green, Practice Manager of AWB Charlesworth

Written on 27th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Improving transport, Bus 18

Article courtesy of WYCA. West Yorkshire Combined Authority is working together with the Leeds City Region’s major bus companies Arriva, First, Transdev and the Association of Bus Operators in West Yorkshire to launch a new ambitious initiative, Bus 18 In 2016, the Combined Authority consulted on a 20 year strategy for buses in West Yorkshire, which is expected to be

Written on 27th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News

Housing group staff in dementia-friendly training

The staff at the Huddersfield-based Sadeh Lok Housing association are going the extra mile to help support vulnerable residents by becoming ‘dementia friends’. Over 20 staff have just completed two short courses run by colleagues from Incommunities – Tracy Tough and Kelly Hargreaves – who have been trained as ‘dementia champions’. As part of the training, supported by the Alzheimer’s

Written on 27th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Interview technique event applauded

Built environment professionals from the newly launched social enterprise STEER have recently given a helpful presentation on Interview Techniques and Mock Interviews to give undergraduates the tools and techniques they need to succeed at any job interview. Held at the Leeds Beckett University campus, the event provided the students with industry specific advice and expertise that will give them a

Written on 23rd March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Stop the bus…I want to get on!

The best and greenest bus drivers at First West Yorkshire have received a special commendation for their top driving performance. 81 First West Yorkshire bus drivers have been presented with the ‘GreenRoad Fleet Elite Award’, designed to reward and recognise the company’s greenest drivers on the road. The number of First Bus drivers to achieve the much heralded Fleet Elite

Written on 23rd March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Heritage app for Little Germany

A Bradford-based not for profit organisation has developed a smartphone app that allows users to discover the heritage, history and art of Little Germany. Little Germany Action (LGA) was established in 2011 by local businessmen and residents based in the area. The founders of LGA, Dave West, Graham Sweeney & Simon Petchey of law firm Schofield Sweeney and a local

Written on 23rd March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News