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Local construction firm completes Safestyle extension
A Wakefield-based construction company has completed the build of a 65,000 sq ft factory extension for listed double glazing giant Safestyle UK. Harris CM completed the £4.5m project at the Valley Road factory in …
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Not-for-profit business lender injects £29m into Yorkshire and North East economy
Northern-based business lender, the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) has announced that for every £1 invested, over £4 has been added in value to the local economy, amounting to a £29 million benefit this …
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Supporting Accessibility in Wakefield
On the 23rd March the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published its Equality Objectives 2017 – 2019 to target inequality in health and social care. The CQC will be looking at how well providers meet the Accessible …
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Regeneration Plans for Nestle Site Submitted
An outline planning application for a 1,400 home residential development on the 64-acre former Nestle plot in Castleford has been submitted to Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council. Specialist planning …
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Card Factory opens 30 new stores after successful start to the year
Card Factory, the Wakefield-headquartered specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressings and gifts, has reported a “strong sales performance” for the six months ending 31st July 2017. The …
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PTSG Scales Drax's 850-Foot Chimney
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has been contracted to carry out a series of challenging high-level works for Drax power station in North Yorkshire.   Drax is the largest power station in the country, …
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Wakefield Bondholders Celebrate Women in Business
Holding the coveted ‘Business Person of the Year’ title, Michelle Bailey, Managing Director of Barnsley-based Active Response Security Services, is perfectly placed to discuss the valuable contributions …
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PHD Marketing Lends Voluntary Support to The Sparkle Foundation
West Yorkshire marketing and strategy agency, PHD Marketing, has lent its voluntary expertise to The Sparkle Foundation - a charity that focuses on the health, education, nutrition and sustainability of communities in …
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CityFibre partners with Wakefield firm
Alternative infrastructure provider CityFibre has partnered with a Wakefield-based business to make ultrafast full-fibre connectivity available to local businesses. NGC Networks is partnering with CityFibre to …
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Sweet Extension for Hairbo
HARIBO has announced plans to extend its Pontefract footprint with a £150,000 investment, which will see the popular brand extend its retail outlet on Front Street to reveal an updated and completely renovated …
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Jobs and Skills Firmly on the Agenda as Yvette Cooper MP Visits Harbio
HARIBO welcomed Yvette Cooper MP to its £92 million factory in Castleford today, to demonstrate the opportunities for jobs and skills that the facility is creating for local people. As well as receiving a tour of …
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Knight Frank backs Yorkshire move for Anglian Group
Home improvement specialists The Anglian Group has moved to a prime West Yorkshire industrial park in a deal brokered by Knight Frank. Anglian has taken the 4,802 sq ft Unit 8 at Ripley Close Industrial Park, part of …
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