News from around Yorkshire & Humber

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24/08/2010

Engineering firm wins key contract

A Yorkshire civil engineering and construction firm in partnership with a Leeds-based firm has bagged a major contract that will see the creation of ten new jobs.

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24/08/2010

Persimmon profits rise tenfold

York-based housebuilder Persimmon has reported first-half pre-tax profits of £101.4 million, a tenfold increase from last year.

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23/08/2010

Syntopix signs partnership deal

Skin care specialist Syntopix has signed a deal with a "world leader" in marketing health care brands over rights to a chemical compound currently undergoing testing, the company announced this morning.

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23/08/2010

Solar farm opens at Sheffield Uni

Nick Clegg has opened a solar panel farm on the roof of a University of Sheffield building, while stressing the need for cutting-edge research into green energy.

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23/08/2010

Footballers back cancer charity

Sheffield's top football rivals have shown their support towards a "worthwhile cause" by launching a fundraising walk for a local cancer hospital.

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20/08/2010

Impression turnover hits £300,000

Harrogate-based Impression DP, which offers graphic design, PR, online marketing and contract publishing services, has posted £300,000 turnover in its first year.

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20/08/2010

Staycations boost outdoor retailer

Sheffield-based retailer GO Outdoors has credited its recent success to the growing trend of "staycations" among recession-hit Britons.

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20/08/2010

Technique to boost aerospace sector

A manufacturing process which emerged from a research project could boost the aerospace industry in a remarkable way, it has been claimed.

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19/08/2010

Darren Gough backs new restaurant

Former cricketer and television star Darren Gough will be backing the launch of an Indian restaurant in West Yorkshire, it has been said.

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19/08/2010

Sheffield Forgemasters signs deal

Sheffield Forgemasters has signed a new deal with Austrian firm Andritz Hydro, the latest in a series of hydropower projects it is currently involved in.

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