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Rotherham named 'Most Enterprising Place in Britain' 2010

Rotherham has beaten off stiff competition from across the UK to be crowned ‘The Most Enterprising Place in Britain’ 2010.

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Yorkshire healthcare companies enhance worldwide export links

A group of Yorkshire healthcare companies are travelling to Germany this month to exhibit at MEDICA 2010 – the largest healthcare exhibition in the world – in a bid to strengthen their export links globally and sell their products into new markets around the world.

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Yorkshire Forward today confirmed that the ‘Vision’ which has made the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) a world class example of collaboration between industry and academia, has been extended with partners UK COAL, for a further three years. 


Finance Yorkshire appoint new acting chief executive

The Board of Finance Yorkshire is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex McWhirter as Acting Chief Executive of Finance Yorkshire with effect from 1 November 2010.

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City sets out York’s thirty year economic vision

A report setting out an ambitious thirty-year economic vision for York has today [19th October] been approved by Members of the Council Executive for further consideration in preparing the Local Development Framework for the City, before entering a period of public consultation.

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