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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

Tue17Dec

Networking with a Difference - BforB Wakefield Central by BforB More >

Tue17Dec

Wakefield Business Lunch Event by Perfect People Business Networking More >

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ELF-DRIVE SUPPORTS HOSPICES AT CHRISTMASIn the spirit of giving back at Christmas, the region’s largest independent …
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CHANNEL 4 CONFIRMS DEAL FOR THE MAJESTICChannel 4 has confirmed its deal with property company Rushbond Group to make The Majestic its …
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METALS SUPPLIER SECURES £200K NPIF FUNDINGA West Yorkshire metals supplier has secured £200,000 from NPIF - Mercia Debt …
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WAKEFIELD INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION SPECIALIST SEWTEC RAISES £1,800 FOR TWO WAKEFIELD CHARITIESWakefield and …
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