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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

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Wed26Jun

Wakefield Business Networking Breakfast by Network B2B More >

Wed26Jun

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Funding boost for Wakefield district businessesFunding boost for Wakefield district businesses One hundred and eighty …
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OE Electrics Gets Royal SealOf Approval With Queen'sAward For EnterpriseOE Electrics Gets Royal SealOf Approval With …
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Bring your business to Bond Terrace!Bring your business to Bond Terrace! Leeds Beckett University’s Business Centre …
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Permission granted for Newmarket developmentPermission granted for Newmarket development Developers have been given the green …
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