Growing Harrogate interiors business tops £2m revenue

Richard Grafton (far right), managing director, with the team at Richard Grafton Interiors

Harrogate-based interiors specialist Richard Grafton Interiors has announced turnover in excess of £2m in only its third year of trading (January 2014 to February 2015), growing 34% year on year. The business, which was launched in 2012 by well-known local designer Richard Grafton, has seen rapid growth with the success of its furnishings and interior design showroom and studio in ...

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Divorce and taxes: don’t get caught out

Stowe Family Law

Article supplied by Stowe Family Law LLP Stowe Family Law has three offices in Yorkshire, with expert family lawyers in Harrogate, Leeds and Wetherby providing specialist legal advice. Divorce is rarely easy. The end of a marriage is fraught with all kinds of emotional turmoil and upheaval. Feeling overwhelmed is rather common and it can sometimes be difficult to know ...

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Expanding Marrtree invests in prime new Harrogate offices


Marrtree Investments, the prominent Yorkshire property development and investment company, has moved its headquarters into prime new premises at Cardale Park, Harrogate. Marrtree, relocating from Bradford because of an expanding portfolio, has bought quality 6,000 sq ft offices at 4 Greengate, which it is occupying and leasing out. The company, which was founded in 1985, specialises in both commercial and ...

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Harrogate Gym Invests £100k to go 24 Hour

Gambaru Harrogate

An independent gym in Harrogate has completed a £100k project to become the first fitness centre in North Yorkshire to offer licensed and secure 24 hour opening. The investment has seen the construction of a new out of hours entrance at Gambaru Fitness on Station Parade and the installation of 18 cameras linked to a remote monitoring station. Jonathan Walker, ...

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Harrogate business restaurant of the year at Startup Awards 2014

Restaurant of the Year The Yorkshire Meatball Company Paul Lindley from Ellas Kitchen David Atkinson from The Yorkshire Meatball Company and presenter David McQueen

Harrogate business, The Yorkshire Meatball Company has been named Restaurant of the Year at the Startups Awards 2014 following a glittering ceremony at Kensington Roof Gardens, London. Organised by, the Awards recognise the success of Britain’s newest businesses which have been trading for less than three years. Now in its 11th year, the Startups Awards prides itself on being ...

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Acceleris takes a double win at PR awards

L-R) CIPR PRide host Harry Gration, Lisa McGauley, Ellie Smith and Carys Samuel from Acceleris, and Chair of CIPR Yorkshire & Lincolnshire, Gary Taylor

Acceleris has added two more trophies to its list of national and international award successes. The agency, which has offices in Harrogate and central London, secured Gold in two categories at the 2014 Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire – recognised as the industry’s most prestigious awards programme and which received over 1,100 entries ...

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Ramus win Seafood Supplier of the Year accolade

Ramus Seafood Emporium on Kings Road in Harrogate have been named Seafood Supplier of the Year in the inaugural Food Awards England and Wales 2014 run by the Hospitality and Catering News. The awards celebrate achievement covering 26 specialist categories and were given after months of public nominations with thousands of votes . Awards included Restaurant of the Year, Best Street Food, and Dairy ...

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Harrogate businessman recognised by HRH The Prince of Wales for mentoring school children

Harrogate businessman Noel Stephenson has been recognised by HRH The Prince of Wales

Harrogate businessman Noel Stephenson has been recognised by HRH The Prince of Wales for his role as a volunteer mentor in Yorkshire secondary schools at a prestigious event held at Sandringham this week. Noel was congratulated by The Prince of Wales for his commitment to mentoring young people from deprived communities and helping them realise their talents and potential through ...

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