As a result of Brexit, Covid, and the war in Ukraine, an animal feed trading business is bullish about its prospects for the future.
According to Daniel Chilvers, Managing Director of Thomas Mawer Ltd, the company is motivated by the move to new premises, the buoyant balance sheet, and the responsibility of switching to employee ownership two years ago.
Site Manager Paul Lambert celebrates a hat trick of wins, after being announced as a recipient of this year’s NHBC Pride in the Job Awards; for the third consecutive year.
The Peter Ward Homes’ site manager was one of 450 site managers from across the UK to win a Quality Award in this year’s NHBC’s Pride in the Job Awards, having also won it for his work at Old College, Beverley, in 2019 and 2020.
The company behind the expanding Trade Yard brand has welcomed the opening of a UK-leading DIY business to take one of its sites to capacity while confirming a deal with another industry leader at its newest development.
Allenby Commercial, based in Hull, confirmed The Trade Yard Beverley is now full following the opening last week of the new local branch of Howdens in the final unit.
Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East is celebrating its ongoing partnership with wildlife charity Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) by announcing plans to add further wildlife-friendly features to its new sites across Hull.
Not even the Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown could put the brakes on Hull City Council’s ambitious housing growth programme. This week, work has started on the latest phase, to build nine, modern new bungalows to rent from the council at Beckington Close and Plym Grove, Longhill.
The contract was awarded to Hull-based Houlton. The new homes at Beckington Close and Plym Grove have a contribution from the Humber LEP local growth fund, which is supporting housing growth in the city.
Grants of up to £5,000 are being made available to private and public landowners, town and parish councils as well as other community groups in a bid to increase the number of native trees across the East Riding.
The East Riding of Yorkshire Community Tree Planting Fund is looking to support projects that will include creating new areas of native woodland, planting new clusters of native trees and hedgerows or establishing new groups of individual native standard trees.
Peter Ward Homes have been named as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies across Yorkshire. It is the only housebuilder in the region to have made this year’s list.
The Fastest 50 list recognises those market-leading companies inspiring belief, spearheading innovation and driving change. It is compiled by UK Top 100 law firm Ward Hadaway and supported by The Yorkshire Post.
Beverley-based Lovel Developments has submitted plans for the next phase of East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s housing masterplan for the town after securing permission for an initial project to build 189 homes.
The Council’s planning committee has now approved the first phase of the scheme south of Willow Lane and Philip Lovel, Managing Director of Lovel Developments, said the decision opens up an area of 14.25 hectares of land which is part of the masterplan.
Councillor Denis Healy has launched a consultation with people living on the site of the former Westwood Hospital.
The consultation has come about after some local residents contacted him calling for a Controlled Parking Zone to stop members of the public from parking outside their houses and restricting access for residents.
Headlands School has launched its very own window on the world of work, thanks to a grant from the Bridlington Renaissance Partnership, which secured funds from the national Coastal Communities Team initiative.
Students can use new touch-screen technology in the school to find out more about career pathways, local opportunities for employment and training and how local employers are looking to bolster their workforce for the future.