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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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Get ready for Brexit with the DIT's Barnsley workshop More >

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Get ready for Brexit with the DIT's Doncaster workshop More >

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Council resources to help local businesses through BrexitCouncil resources to help local businesses through Brexit The …
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New Welcome to Yorkshire chair appointedNew Welcome to Yorkshire chair appointed The leader of Wakefield Council has been named …
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