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Inspirational Yorkshire Women

British artist captures style and serenity in her new abstract land and sea collection

Whatever the season, preferred interior poise or desired style of artwork, the new Abstract Land and Sea Collection by artist, Toni Thornton, are a timeless trio that make the perfect addition to any space. On January 28th 2021, Toni Thornton launches her new collection which is a depiction of natural

New Beginnings

Author: Julie Bickerdyke FCMA CGMA It’s four years since I split from both my husband and my employer in the same month. My marriage ended, as did my job. Within a year, I’d also lost my house, my car and, very sadly, my lovely mum. It was a

Victoria Brown appointed as IoD South Yorkshire chair

The Institute of Directors has appointed Victoria Brown as chair of its South Yorkshire branch. Victoria is a qualified accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in global manufacturing organisations. Most recently, she was finance director at Barnsley-based home improvements business Distinction Group. She sits on the audit and risk

Rachel McLane wins Hotel Interior Design of the Year Award

Years of investment in business development has just paid off in spectacular fashion for Rachel McLane Ltd as the Yorkshire interior design consultancy's memorable work on Scarborough's Bike & Boot Hotel has won Best Hotel Interior Design of the Year in the Northern Design Awards 2020. Her designs on the

Bringing Christmas cheer to the community

Leeds businesswoman Sarah Elston, owner of Slink Staffing Solutions, has continued to evolve her business throughout the year to adapt to the impact Covid-19 has had on her promotions and events, dance coaches and recruitment company. Renowned for her innovation and passion for entertainment, during the first national lockdown Sarah

Barnsley craft business increases online sales three-fold during Covid

A crafty Barnsley business which nearly unravelled at the start of the pandemic has come out stronger thanks to soaring sales, a new business model and an octopus called Robyn. Wool Couture, the brainchild of chunky knitting entrepreneur Claire Gelder, has seen online sales grow by a phenomenal 300 per

Artist gifts bespoke artwork to Pinderfields Hospital

Wakefield artist, Toni Thornton, has felt a huge amount of gratitude for our National Health Service during these last 12 months, and has wondered how, in the midst of all of the uncertainty, can she say thank you to the NHS. Toni Thornton said: “2020 has been so incredibly difficult
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