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Local Manufacturing group hires new COO
A Wakefield-based manufacturing and services group has unveiled a new chief operating officer, who will join the business next month (July). High integrity manufacturing and services group Redhall has appointed …
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Wakefield Council and Pontefract Civic Society pledge to promote Pontefract
Wakefield Council and Pontefract Civic Society have signed a 'Memorandum of Understanding' which sets out how they will work together to promote the historic town. ​The document is a formal pledge to work …
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Absolute Apprenticeships Recruit Ambassador
The Absolute Apprenticeships team (providing impartial IAG to support young people and businesses with apprenticeship support) is taking a leaf out of its own book by recruiting an apprentice to support them in engaging …
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MediaCityUK tech hub The Landing to connect scaleups with angel investors
MediaCityUK-based digital and technology enterprise hub The Landing has unveiled new investment opportunities for scaleups and SMEs. From next month, businesses accepted onto the hub’s three-month …
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Yorkshire business confidence continues to grow
Business confidence in Yorkshire increased in the first six months of 2017 rising ahead of London and the Midlands, according to new research. The confidence index, compiled by Lloyds Bank, is an average of …
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Pure growth as IT group surpasses £22m revenues
IT business the Pure Technology Group has surpassed £22m in revenues in a “fantastic” year. For the year to May 2017, the company posted £22.7m revenues, although accounts have not yet landed …
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From Apprentice to Appointment
Yorkshire based fabricator Conservatory Outlet Ltd has appointed its ambitious Business Administration apprentice in a full time permanent role.  Shona Thompson, who began her apprenticeship at Conservatory …
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Wakefield self-storage centre celebrates 2nd anniversary with expansion of facilities
A Wakefield self-storage centre is celebrating its second anniversary with the fit out of an extra 100 units due to customer demand. McCarthy’s Storage World first opened its doors in May 2015, after renovating …
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Wakefield prepares to record royal record
Princess of all ages are being invited to help set a right royal record in Wakefield this summer. Trinity Walk shopping centre are teaming up with Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice to attempt to smash the Guinness …
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Award-winning Wakefield interior design business Twenty 5 Design are celebrating their 10 year anniversary!
After years of helping clients in across Yorkshire bring their interior visions to reality with inspiring kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and build projects, Wakefield based interior design business Twenty 5 Design are …
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Hemsworth and Ryhill residential sites for over 200 homes open up to buyers
Two residential development sites in the villages of Hemsworth and Ryhill have hit the market. Real estate adviser GVA has been appointed by the Wakefield Property Partnership, a joint venture between Wakefield …
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£9 million boost for business and innovation in Leeds City Region
£9 million of additional funding to support businesses in the region to grow, innovate and boost productivity was today agreed by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee. …
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Wakefield Business Awards 2017 Winners Announced!
More than 300 people celebrated Wakefield’s businesses this week at the black-tie annual awards. The glitzy ceremony hosted at the Cedar Court Hotel saw more than 50 shortlisted companies vying for the awards across …
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Your chance to win A £2,000 SME Grant from Heathrow!
Heathrow is offering 20 SMEs the chance to each win a grant of £2,000 to fund trade missions to help them reach new markets. Through our partnership with Exporting is GREAT we can help prepare each successful …
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Work begins on £5m animal referral centre in Wakefield
Veterinary group Linnaeus has begun work on a £5 million state-of-the-art animal centre in Wakefield. The Group portfolio includes Calder Vets and 12 practices across Yorkshire. The existing referral team …
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Inaugural Children Of Achievement Awards Strikes The Right Cord
The inaugural Children of Achievement Awards, which took place on Friday evening, welcomed almost 200 business people and individuals from across the Wakefield district. Taking the time out of their busy schedules to …
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Production park supports Katy Perry on The Voice France
Great work by all who were involved in the Katy Perry show in Paris on Saturday! Production Park company, Perry Scenic Creative created 5 pairs of GIANT knives and forks measuring 7ft tall. These were used as the backdrop to …
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Yorkshire-based vehicle-hire firm provide transport to Wakefield children’s charity
Yorkshire-based vehicle-hire firm, Arrow Self Drive has donated three new vans to local children’s charity, Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice. Founded in 1988, Arrow Self Drive is a family-run business …
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Wakefield College Looking for new Governors
Do you have a professional background in areas such as teaching and learning, estates, HR, legal services or business leadership and want to help shape the vision and strategic leadership of Wakefield College? The …
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St Swithins project shortlisted for LABC Awards
Spawforths is pleased to announce that their St Swithins Housing project designed on behalf of Bridge Homes Yorkshire LLP has been shortlisted in the New Housing Site category in the LABC West Yorkshire Building Excellence …
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Central Alliance invests in new division
Central Alliance, one of the fastest growing pre-construction service companies in the UK, since forming just three years ago, has strengthened its geotechnical capabilities with the creation of a new Geo Construction …
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Newly acquired West Yorkshire industrial park to undergo 'high specification' refurbishment
Ribston, a newly launched property company that specialises in multi-let industrial estates, bought the park, will carry out the works after purchasing Ripley Close Industrial Park. Part of Normanton Industrial …
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Wakefield Business Week FAST APPROACHING!
With over 1,000 businesses expected to attend from Wakefield and Business across the Leeds City Region, the Wakefield Business Week calendar has something for everyone with range of high profile speakers and networking …
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Wakefield shopping centre wins retail ‘Oscar’
A Wakefield shopping centre held off stiff national competition to win a retail ‘Oscar’ for the first time. Trinity Walk was handed a Purple Apple Merit Award for one of this year’s best strategic …
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