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Wakefield first is a public and private sector led strategic organisation responsible for attracting inward investment, supporting trade, and raising the profile of the Wakefield district. Our predominant motivations are sustainable economic growth, job creation and promotion of the Wakefield district as a vibrant, dynamic and competitive region with global aspirations.

Wakefield Councils' new Economic Strategy

Wakefield Council has launched its new Economic Strategy to create more successful people, businesses and places throughout the district.

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Economic Strategy

Events Calendar

Wed29May

Business Advisor on the Doorstep (Wakefield) by Leeds Beckett AD:VENTURE team More >

Fri14Jun

MY Network Wakefield More >

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