Friday 27th January 2017
BATLEY-BASED Fox’s Biscuits could be snapped up by a mystery buyer after it was revealed that it is the target of a £350m takeover bid.
The historic Batley firm is currently owned by food group Boparan Holdings who have confirmed that they have received an…Read More »
Friday 2nd December 2016
“WE’RE trying to build a community”.
That’s the view of the team behind Blakeridge Mill Village, the impressive development which is taking shape just outside Batley town centre.
Commuters, shoppers and locals won’t have been able to miss the hive of activity just off…Read More »
Friday 28th October 2016
BIRSTALL-BASED PPG Architectural Coatings made a bright start to October by sponsoring two community projects close to its headquarters.
The paint firm backed voluntary group Birstall in Bloom and helped erect a sign at Birstall Smithies crossroads.
The ‘Welcome to Birstall’ sign, situated just a…Read More »
Friday 23rd September 2016
A NEW online business support website has been launched to help Kirklees-based small to medium-sized businesses.
The council’s new Business Hub Kirklees site offers specialist support and assistance to local firms. It brings together the latest information on funding and contract opportunities, business news and…Read More »
Friday 29th July 2016
A MIRFIELD B&B with a difference is in the running for a hospitality award.
Mirfield Monastery has been shortlisted in the Budget with a Twist category in the eviivo Awards, which celebrate the UK’s best B&Bs, guesthouses and independent small hotels.
The monastery’s business manager…Read More »
Friday 27th May 2016
A CLECKHEATON hairdressing trainee is taking part in the National Qualifiers of the WorldSkills UK Competitions and hoping to prove he has what it takes to be named the best in the country.
Joseph Smith, who works as a trainee stylist at Krystal’s Hair and…Read More »
Friday 22nd April 2016
YOUNGSTERS facing life-threatening illnesses can have some of their dreams come true thanks to a Birstall firm.
PPG Architectural Coatings, based on Huddersfield Road, have raised £97,105 for the When You Wish Upon A Star charity over the last two years.
Staff achieved the huge…Read More »
Thursday 24th March 2016
A RECRUITMENT drive has been launched to fill up to 75 jobs at a £4m care home in Chickenley.
Oak Park, run by Darrington Healthcare, is preparing to open its doors in May and contractors are now starting work on the interior fittings of the…Read More »