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Course to prepare for GDPR

Businesses across the district are being invited to a day-long training course to help them prepare for one of the biggest ever shake-ups in the way they handle personal data.

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Jo Theakston, sales and marketing director at Black Sheep in Masham, with some of the 'bottled light boxes' in the brewery's new-look visitor centre.

Black Sheep unveils new-look centre

Black Sheep Brewery has unveiled a new look to its award-winning visitor centre, following a major refurbishment at the Masham-based brewery.

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The winners of the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards 2017. (1704281AM)

Judges’ work begins as awards hopefuls wait to hear good news

The entries are all in and the judging process for the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards will begin in earnest tomorrow (Friday).

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Sir Gary Verity opening a previous Yorkshire Business Market.

Business Market to return to Harrogate

The annual Yorkshire Business Market is making its return to Harrogate this spring with a theme dedicated to “Growing and Financing Your Business”.

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New scheme to help boost town trade

New scheme to help boost town trade

A scheme to help Wetherby traders win back trade from online giants will be launched on Saturday.

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Marrtree director George Marshall said the Thorp Arch site would emulate the formula used at the company's development St James's Retail Park in Knaresborough. (S)

Work starts on major 
Thorp Arch scheme

Work has begun on the site of a new business park development at Thorp Arch Estate, near Wetherby, which will bring 50 new jobs to the region.

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Brewer Simon Theakston won the Lifetime Achievement award in 2016.

Final deadline looms for Business Awards

The final deadline for entries to the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards falls at noon on Monday, giving hopeful companies another two days – plus a weekend – to get their nominations in.

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The gym will sit in the same block as the Everyman cinema in Harrogate.

New gym to open in Harrogate town centre after Australian firm secures site

A fast-growing fitness franchise from Australia has chosen Harrogate as its first location in the North of England.
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Thorp Arch park creates 50 new jobs

Thorp Arch park creates 50 new jobs

Work has started on the site of a new business park at Thorp Arch Estate which will bring 50 new jobs to the region.

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Bramham firm backs Rhinos

Bramham firm backs Rhinos

Leeds Rhinos were given a timely boost before they head off to Australia for the World Club Challenge with Melbourne Storm, by agreeing a new partnership with Bramham-based specialist media company, Kong Media Ltd.

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Continued Care are a previous winner of the Employer of the Year award.

Deadline extension boosts entry numbers to Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards 2018

Entries have been flooding in to the Harrogate Advertiser Business Awards since the deadline was extended last week.

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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James Tyreman, director of Nicholls Tyreman, with Sharon Canavar, CEO of Harrogate International Festivals. Photo credit: Mike Whorley.

Harrogate International Festivals gain new backer

Harrogate estate agent Nicholls Tyreman has signed up to become a Premier Partner of Harrogate International Festivals.

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The Be My Guest Roadshow event is aimed at those running ' or thinking of running ' a B&B or similar business. (S)

National roadshow to visit Harrogate

Visit Harrogate, the district’s destination management organisation, is taking part in a major UK-wide roadshow for the accommodation sector.

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Saffery Champness is preparing to boost its headcount in Harrogate with new jobs for graduates and school-leavers.  Pictured (l to r): partners Sally Thomas, Jonathan Davis, Martin Holden, Sally Appleton and Alison Robinson. (S)

Accountancy firm recruiting in 2018

Accountancy firm Saffery Champness is continuing to invest in the expansion of its Yorkshire presence with the creation of 10 new roles in its Harrogate office and with plans for more to follow over the coming year in 2018.

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Muz Mumtaz, programme manager of Digital Enterprise, said businesses need both the skills and digital infrastrructure to succeed and grow. (S)

Digital knowledge conference to boost Leeds City Region firms

Businesses across the Leeds City Region have been invited to attend the second in a series of conferences by the Digital Knowledge Exchange, part of the Digital Enterprise business support programme, which aims to boost the region’s digital competitiveness.

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Over 200 members vote against NHS company plans by Harrogate Trust

Over 200 union members at Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust have voted overwhelmingly against plans by the Trust to set up a private company.

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Speed cameras installed on A64 in North Yorkshire will catch drivers exceeding 40mph limit

A series of average-speed cameras have been installed on a section of the A64 in North Yorkshire ahead of work by Highways England to replace the central reservation barriers.

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Safety and cost concerns raised after Knaresborough's Bond End decision is made

Concerns have been raised that a decision to introduce two mini roundabouts at Knaresborough’s busiest junction will not ‘solve the problem’.

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Over £12 million paid out by Harrogate NHS Trust in medical negligence in last five years

More than £12 million has been paid out by Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust for medical negligence claims in the last five years.

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