Blue Hour in Bradford by Tim Green on Flickr

Bradford named second most entrepreneurial city in UK

Research has revealed Bradford is the second most entrepreneurial city in the UK. The report, by workplace comparison site Instant Offices, found Bradford has a ‘entrepreneur index’ of 32 per cent, behind only Portsmouth in the UK. It compared the number of new businesses created in the 2020 according to Companies House to the population of the city, with the number of businesses launched going up by 32 per cent. In 2020, 4,786 new businesses were created in the district. Kersten England, chief executive of Bradford Council, said the figures show…

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Dundee travel hub

Travel hub to help Dundee community and tourists alike to stay active

Work on the city’s first “active travel hub” at Waterfront Place is under way. The building will serve as a meeting point and source of information, promoting cycling and other forms of sustainable low carbon travel to residents and visitors. It will have immediate access to the National Cycle Network that runs alongside the Tay and across to Fife and will be run by Angus Cycle Hub Community Interest Company (CIC), a not for profit social enterprise dedicated to supporting cycling and active travel. Angus Cycle Hub project director Scott Francis…

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Artist impression of the finished Station Hill site

New cinema, gym and shops with flats, planned near Reading Station

A new cinema and gym could be built outside Reading Station. New documents have revealed plans for the redevelopment of the Station Hill site in the town centre, as council planners gave outline permission for work to start. The plans, put forward by developer Lincoln MGT, include details of the appearance, layout, landscaping and scale of the site. Two plots, E and F, in the development will have 538 flats in total. Both the plots, between Garrard Street and Friar Street will be 12 storeys high. There will also be space for new shops, with…

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