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Castleford Housing Development Underway
Work on a £22m new home scheme to create 560 new homes at the Flass Lane development in Castleford is now underway Ground work at the site has started and Keepmoat Homes will build 157 new two, three and four bedroom …
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Sales increase for Bonmarché
Fashion chain Bonmarché has reported improved trading in the first quarter of its financial year boosted by a surge in online sales. Total sales for the 13 weeks to 1 July 2017 increased by 7.6 per cent against the …
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CityFibre welcomes new partner NGC Networks to deliver next-generation internet connectivity to local businesses
The UK’s leading alternative infrastructure provider, CityFibre, has partnered with Wakefield-based NGC Networks to deliver ultrafast full-fibre connectivity to local businesses.  The partnership …
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10,000-seat Wakefield stadium given parliamentary backing
Parliament has backed the bid for a 10,000-seat stadium for Wakefield Trinity in a much-needed move forward for the development. The £10m stadium has been hit by problems from the outset. It was initially given …
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Royal treat for Haribo
Team members from HARIBO, the family owned business that is dedicated to producing treats to bring moments of happiness, welcomed Prince Harry to its Castleford based factory today (Friday 7th July). Marking the final …
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Statement launch their fourth and fifth official Shopify Meetups this July in Leeds and Manchester
Over the past year, Leeds has seen three highly successful Shopify Meetups, run by local Shopify Experts agency, Statement.  This July, due to continued popularity, Statement are bringing their Shopify Meetups to …
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New SME product will reduce crippling late payments
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) today launches a new debt management product for small businesses and the self-employed in a bid to help them avoid the devastating effects of late payments. In the majority of cases, …
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Open has a Monster July!
Open Communications, the straight-talking PR agency, has announced that it will support Office Monster, the service-led, Yorkshire born, online office supplier, with an ongoing press office function to include media …
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KP Snacks to buy Butterkist from Tangerine Confectionery
KP Snacks is delighted to announce that it has reached agreement with Tangerine Confectionery to buy Butterkist Limited, Tangerine’s popcorn business. Butterkist’s manufacturing site in Pontefract, West …
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New Enterprise Partnership programmes aim to boost businesses
Businesses across the Leeds City Region are set to benefit from two major new programmes of support launched this month by the region’s Enterprise Partnership. The first is the £9.2m Access Innovation …
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West Yorkshire law firm undergoes expansion with purchase of Wakefield office
Law firm Williams & Co is carrying out further expansion plans with the purchase of new premises in Wakefield. The Cleckheaton-based firm, which comprises partners Jeremy Garside, Robert Brackup and Tim Welton, …
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Engineers acquire 65,000 sq ft development sites
Civil engineering and plant hire business Peter Duffy has snapped up a former food retail distribution site which it will develop into bespoke facilities. The site was formerly owned by Kepak, a meat processor that …
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STRONG FUTURE FOR THE WAKEFIELD DISTRICT WITH NEW RECRUIT
Wakefield Bondholders, the not for profit organisation established to support the growth and regeneration of the Wakefield district by promoting it as a great place to visit, invest and live, has appointed Melissa Armitage …
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Safety Checks on Private Residential Blocks
On behalf of David Fowles, Team Leader Housing Growth and Delivery Dear landlord/managing agent, In the light of the recent fire at the Grenfell Tower the Department for Communities and Local Government has written …
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Acquisitive group strikes for lightning specialist
A specialist services provider based in Castleford has acquired a lightning protection and steeplejack company in a deal worth up to £20m. Premier Technical Services Group (PTSG) will acquire Brooke Edgeley …
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Acquisition no.2 of 2017 for Conservatory Outlet
Wakefield-based Conservatory Outlet Group has announced its second acquisition of 2017 with a deal that welcomes leading North West retailer Clearview Home Improvements to the family, taking the Group’s combined …
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New Peer to Peer Community Launches
Businesses in the Leeds City region are to benefit from a unique regional initiative aimed at boosting international trade it has been announced today in Leeds. ExportExchange is an online and offline network, and unique …
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Pro Display open day for local Architects & Interior Designers
In the wake of the opening of their state-of-the-art Screen Gallery, Pro Display will be hosting a Technology Open Day for local Architects and Interior Designers on the 20th and 21st July 2017. The event, which will take …
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