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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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BLACKS SOLICITORS ADVISES PRODUCTION PARK ON SALE OF SUBSIDIARIESLeeds-based Blacks Solicitors has advised Wakefield-based …
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SEWTEC REVEALS RELOCATION PLANSIndustrial automation specialist Sewtec has revealed plans to relocate to a new 75,000 sq ft facility in …
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LIVE EVENT SPECIALST SNAPPED UP BY GLOBAL GROUPA West Yorkshire-based provider of staging and design capabilities for live events …
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CADDICK GROUP DELIVERS ON UPCOMING £50M WAKEFIELD DISTRIBUTION CENTRE FOR GLOBAL CLIENTCaddick Group is to build a …
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