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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

Lydia gets certified – but in a good way!

SPECIALIST export work is being referred into Yorkshire from all over the UK in recognition of expertise developed by Chamber International. Overseas trade specialist, Chamber International, has become the main UK organisation issuing certificates known as ATA Carnets to the media and entertainment sectors, ranging from museums and theatre groups to TV companies, photographers and rock groups. Chamber International account executive,

Written on 21st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Training on offer at The Opportunity Centre

Aspire-igen was proud to be joined by the Lord Mayor of Bradford and Natalie Cramp; Chief Operating Officer for The Careers and Enterprise Company, this month to officially open The Opportunity Centre in Bradford’s City Centre. Based at the Historic Chamber building The Opportunity Centre is a hub of training, employment and enterprise that supports an ambitious program of opportunity

Written on 21st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Lease renewals and new retailers at Kirkgate Shopping

Bradford’s Kirgate Shopping has had a busy couple of months, with a number of new shop openings, lease renewals, and the move to a new bigger unit for one well known-brand. There are three new retailers in the centre; Zuuluu, Brow Line and VIP Premium Vaping & E-Cigarette Liquids and three retailers have recently renewed leases to remain; Warren James,

Written on 21st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Accountants help football fans score transport to finals

A community-spirited West Yorkshire-based chartered accountants is supporting the league dreams of local ambitious football club Steeton AFC. Ilkley-based Wintersgill Associates is funding a special coach that will take the club’s loyal fans to the FA Headquarters in Woodlesfed Leeds, at reduced costs, where Steeton will play in the nail-biting semi-final of the West Riding County FA Challenge Cup against Boroughbridge FC. The game scheduled for 19 April, will see the Taylors Timber Premier Division football team moving one step closer in their bid to win the County Cup

Written on 21st March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Become part of Team Twenty!

With thanks to Bradford City FC City 2017/2018 Season Tickets now on sale! 2017/2018 Season Tickets are now available to buy in person via the Bantams Ticket Office, over the phone (0871 978 8000) and online – please click HERE. Fans can also visit the website www.teamtwenty.co.uk to secure their place at the Northern Commercials Stadium for next season. Read more here.    

Written on 16th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Employers offered advice on apprenticeship reforms

Employers from across West Yorkshire are being invited to attend a free information session in Bradford on the looming government apprenticeship reforms. The way the government funds apprenticeships is changing. Large employers with a £3m PAYE bill will be required to contribute to the apprenticeship levy, while small employers will now be required to make a minimum 10% contribution to

Written on 16th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News

Bradford community signs deal with BT to bring high-speed broadband to residents

A partnership between local residents and Openreach, BT’s local network business, is to make high-speed broadband available to 130 households in a Bradford community. Openreach will install new fibre optic cabling and Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) technology for the project at Burwood Heights, Queensbury. The entire cost of delivering the new technology has been covered by investment from Openreach and the UK

Written on 15th March 2017Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News