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YORKSHIRE BUSINESS NEWS T WI STE D.. . RE MA KE H ISTO RY The Land Rover Defender. The most iconic vehicle ever to be created. Steeped in heritage. Rooted in modern British history. The undisputed beast of the green lane. When the first one was built in 1948, Land Rover gave birth to an icon. When production ceased in 2016, a legend was born. Now you can own a Twisted modern interpretation of the most significant Defender ever made.

A GIN EX PLOS I O N Spirit of Harrogate are excited to announce the launch of their NEW Master Distiller Gin Experience at their Harrogate store, where visitors can distil their own gin and bottle it to take home. This new addition comes after a significant expansion in 2018, taking over the neighbouring property, enabling them to enhance their retail and gin experience offering.

YO RK EX PAN S I O N Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP have opened new offices in York, alongside several senior appointments. Managing partner, Mark PearsonKendall said: “This move marks the end of a very busy year of growth for the firm in York. Individuals and businesses have more choice than previously in the legal market place, but we believe that success in our profession is built on great relationships, quality advice and tailoring to meet clients aims.

WAST E EM E RG E N CY Fly-tipping of waste around Yorkshire causes unsightly environmental issues, but also affects homes and businesses. A survey commissioned by Biffa, a leading national recycling and waste management provider, found that almost half of UK SMEs


lose up to 10.5 days of time a year removing emergency waste, including illegal fly-tipping, from their premises. Biffa offers a solution for businesses needing removal of unexpected general, electrical or hazardous waste with its emergency service, OneCall.

A T RAD ITIO N O F S ERVICE Brewin Dolphin’s Leeds office continues its long tradition of service to clients across Yorkshire. Drawing on the strength of a nationwide network, the office’s 25 financial planners and investment managers look after over 3,000 families and manage over £2 billion for individuals, charities and financial advisers. To find out how Brewin Dolphin’s experience providing personalised wealth management services can help meet your financial needs go to

C U L I NARY D E L I GH TS Sheffield’s Fox Valley, is building on its reputation as a great place for eating out with an expansion of the award-winning retail destination’s restaurant offer. Already home to the first Ponti’s Italian Kitchen outside London, it has created further restaurant opportunities to its line-up including a stylish Zorro Lounge. Zorro Lounge is based in Fox Valley’s iconic umbrella shaped building, at the entrance to the site.

U N FORGETTABLE R E V ELRY Bramall Lane is one of only two stadiums to have staged the FA Cup Final and Ashes Test Cricket; a legend of a venue! Famed throughout football for its warm welcome, the team will ensure that you and your guests have a day you won’t forget. Hospitality packages are tailored to your needs; from celebrating a birthday or anniversary, to large parties entertaining corporate guests or conferences.

FRO M TE A TO TREES To celebrate 100 years of Bettys, the family business has launched a Centenary Trees for Life fund to help communities around Yorkshire make a difference to their landscape. The £100,000 fund will support projects that increase tree cover, improve woodland access, enhance habitats and provide environmental education. Bettys, who have a long-term commitment to trees, are working with the Two Ridings Community Foundation providing up to £4000 grants for a variety of environmental projects. They’re welcoming applications from small charities, community and voluntary groups and schools until August.

ADAP TABILITY Thorpe Park Hotel & Spa, Leeds, is investing £30,000 on developing a meeting room into a more adaptable space. The Gallery Suite will be a welcome addition to the hotel’s business centre, offering a multi-use room for up to 60 people, with its own private bar facility. Part of an ongoing programme of investment in the hotel’s conference space, they’re developing a series of creative event spaces that can be individually tailored.

TERM INAL RE LIEF Leeds Bradford Yorkshire’s Airport is looking to the future! 2018 saw them welcome new shareholders, update their brand and make vast changes to the departure lounge. After the success of their new outbound facilities, they’re looking to break ground on Phase Two of redevelopment works. This will see improvements to the inbound passenger experience, with a new arrivals hall, border facilities and baggage reclaim. The shareholders and Chief Executive David Laws, are determined to create an airport Yorkshire can be proud of.

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This is Y Magazine 2019  

This is Y Magazine 2019