Warehouse and office expansion fuels further growth for ADD

Computer hardware and data destruction specialist Advanced Digital Dynamics (ADD) has expanded into 27,500 sq ft warehouse and office premises in Harrogate’s Hornbeam Park to accommodate further growth. In a double celebration, ADD, which also operates out of the Daresbury Science Park, has been awarded the sole UK distributor for Netjapan – a major global software back up provider with ... Read More »

Motability’s One Big Day event in Harrogate pulls in the crowds

Motability Harrogate

Over 2,300 visitors flocked to The Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate for Motability’s One Big Day event on 14 August 2014. The free family day out offered disabled people the chance to find out more about the range of cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs available to lease through the Scheme. Hosted by Motability, the event showcased more than 50 cars ... Read More »

Ripon manufacturer makes £220,000 green technology investment

Andrew Hudson of G&H Sustainability with Colin Trewhitt of Ripon-based ECON Engineering

Ripon manufacturing business Econ Engineering has made a £220,000 investment in green technology with the installation of solar panels at its manufacturing facility. Econ, which is the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of gritting and snow plough vehicles, has installed 800 solar photovoltaic panels on the roof of its Ripon factory. The technology is expected to lower the firm’s electricity ... Read More »

Gold stars for Fodder from foodie Oscars

Head Butcher Paul Nicholson and General Manager Jane Thornber from Fodder enjoy Great Taste Award winning Blue Cheese Sausage and Honey-Cured Bacon

Four Fodder products have been awarded gold stars  at this year’s Great Taste Awards, acclaimed as the ‘Oscars’ of British food. Fodder, the food shop and cafe, based at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate entered the awards for the first time. The awards are organised by the Guild of Fine Food, renowned as the benchmark for speciality food and drink. ... Read More »

Family law solicitor Deborah Laidlaw joins Stowe Family Law


Deborah Laidlaw, a specialist in family law including divorce, finances and children disputes joins Stowe Family Law in Leeds, from Irwin Mitchell. She has worked in Yorkshire all her career and has close connections to Leeds, in particular, where she attended BPP Law School, prior to commencing her training contract in 2010. She has previously worked closely with Court of ... Read More »

Two decades since the first secure online transaction


Today marks 20 years since the first secure on-line internet transaction. It’s now two decade since the Sting album “Ten Summoner’s Tales” was purchased for $12.48 Ricky Bailey runs a website design, graphic design and branding company in Harrogate Ricky said: The internet is continually developing, but the development of secure transactions was a big step forward for online shopping ... Read More »

Marching orders for Harrogate Spring Water

James Cain CEO Harrogate Water Brands

The No.1 premium British spring water brand, Harrogate Spring Water, has signed a deal with the food supply contractor who exclusively supplies the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with bottled water. The announcement of the contract marks the centenary of the start of The Great War, as well as Harrogate water’s centennial year of working with the MoD, after being supplied ... Read More »

The Academy Health Club investing to offer Harrogate the very best fitness experience

Academy Health

The Academy Health Club in Harrogate is breaking new ground in choosing Technogym’s premium ARTIS line of equipment that will enable them to offer the best and most interactive training experience to members, including Omnia, an innovative new functional training solution ideal for small group training. Technogym’s ARTIS range is a collection of fully integrated cardio, strength and functional equipment ... Read More »

CIEH Advisory Services Team gives recognition to Harrogate Trainer

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has given recognition to the Food Safety work of Local Food Safety Trainer, Steve Pepper. The CIEH Advisory Services team have asked Steve if they could use the links to his Food Safety webinars for their membership. The CIEH Advisory Services is a professional consultancy and project delivery service specialising in bespoke training, regulatory ... Read More »