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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Its time to work on your Business not in it! 5 DAYS – 1 District. Sponsored by OE ElectricsWakefield Business Week 2018 …
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The West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference is back - 18th September 2018The West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference is …
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Wakefield Hospice to hold star studded Sporting Dinner this November 16th ...Wakefield Hospice are holding a star studded …
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The Spirit of Wakefield Scoops Silver Medals in International AwardsNightingale’s Gin, Wakefield’s first …
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