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16:32, 12 JUL 2013
1,000 more charging points for electric cars
THEY are being touted as the transport of the future but electric cars still have a long way to go before more drivers are tempted to buy them.
It’s Our World: Ploughcroft to increase electric car charging points by 40%
ELECTRIC cars could be the key to a more sustainable and cleaner future.
Ploughcroft launches Wakefield training centre
A COMPANY providing training in the field of renewable energy has opened a new centre in West Yorkshire.
Ploughcroft boss on awards shortlist
A BRIGHOUSE businessman has been shortlisted for a top regional award.
It’s Our World: Jon Mitchell at Brighouse firm
ITV weatherman Jon Mitchell found out more about the power of the sun when he was special guest at renewable energy company Ploughcroft.
Ploughcroft welcomes weatherman Jon Mitchell
TELEVISION weatherman Jon Mitchell heard about the outlook for renewable energy when he visited a Brighouse-based business.
Business Profile: Ploughcroft's Chris Hopkins
CHRIS HOPKINS is one energetic businessman.
Ploughcroft offers chance for dinner with the Dragons
A COMPANY specialising in renewable energy systems has set a challenge for West Yorkshire’s secondary schools.
It's Our World: People and businesses of Brighouse pool resources to clean up Calder and Hebble Navigation
BUSINESSES and residents pooled resources to give their canal a much-needed spring clean.
Brighouse businessman Chris Hopkins to talk of boosting business at business lunch
A SOLAR panel specialist will be the key speaker at a Brighouse business event.
Brighouse solar panel specialist Ploughcroft creates 25 jobs
A SOLAR panel specialist in Brighouse is creating 25 jobs as part of a drive to expand across the country.
Deborah Meaden joins Ploughcroft at major trade show
DRAGON’S Den investor Deborah Meaden is backing a Brighouse firm at a high-profile exhibition this month.
It’s Our World: Is the sun setting on solar power?
WITH the Government unveiling plans for further cuts to solar subsidies, campaigners are warning that the solar panel industry will be left “dead in a ditch”.
Green party councillor slams plans to cut solar power tariffs
A PLAN to slash subsidies for household solar power has been slammed as “nonsensical” by a Kirklees councillor.
Lawrence Tomlinson was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Institute of Directors’
A MAN who employs 1,200 people and heads a highly successful business has landed a top accolade.
Huddersfield firm Ploughcroft lands Dragon’s Den cash
A BRIGHOUSE businessman is celebrating today after landing £120,000 of investment from two members of the fearsome Dragons’ Den team.
Chris Hopkins tames the dragons
BRIGHOUSE company Ploughcroft is a shining example of a progressive company that moves with the times.
Worker’s roof fall leads to £20,000 bill for Brighouse firm Ploughcroft Building Services
A TOP business faces a £20,000 bill after one of its workers fell through a roof.
IoD unveils finalists in Yorkshire awards
THREE high-flying business leaders with local links are among the finalists competing for a prestigious award.
Ploughcroft teams up with German firm
A FIRM fitting solar panels has logged on provide a new service.
Examiner Business Awards shortlist
New Business of the Year: Born Ready Design Ltd, Five Star AutoCentre, 20th Century Foxy.
Cedar Court Hotel
Metalworking firm rises from the ashes to take Business of the Year Award
A METALWORKING firm which rose from the wreckage of a devastating collapse has been recognised with a top award.
Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra
Broad Oak Solutions’ Paul Mulcock has lift-off
WHEN Paul Mulcock seeks inspiration, he needs look no further than the office wall.
Ploughcroft Building Services wins monthly award
A FAMILY-RUN building firm raising the standard of the roofing industry has won an award.