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Four tasty new openings added to Xscape Yorkshire’s menu

27 July 2021

Four major new openings have been added to Xscape Yorkshire’s menu, creating dozens of jobs. ...

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CIVIC QUARTER REGENERATION PLANS DETAILED IN CONSULTATION

27 July 2021

Plans to regenerate important historic buildings in Wakefield’s Civic Quarter have been unveiled as part of a public consultation. ...

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50 more jobs being created at modular buildings maker

26 July 2021

Modular building recruitment specialist, E3 Recruitment (E3R), and modular and portable building solutions provider, Thurston Group, want to hire 50 permanent employees across three manufacturing facilities. ...

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Meet the Ossett couple who have opened their own 'event farm' after serving walkers and cyclists during lockdown

23 July 2021

Dolly the sheep and a Citroen HY van have helped transform the lives of a couple in Gawthorpe, near Ossett, who were more used to working in the bright lights of city life. ...

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PRINTING COMPANY EXPANDS WITH NEW PREMISES

23 July 2021

A Yorkshire printing company is set to expand after agreeing a deal for larger premises in Normanton, near Wakefield. ...

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JD Sports acquires stake in Yorkshire-headquartered Gym King

22 July 2021

Gym King, a growing lifestyle performance brand, has secured a multi-million pound investment from FTSE 100 listed JD Sports. ...

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BURBERRY HAILS “EXCELLENT START” AS Q1 SALES RISE

22 July 2021

Luxury fashion brand Burberry has hailed an "excellent start" to its financial year after successfully attracting new customers. ...

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RECENT BEANS COFFEE ROASTERS OPEN AT THE HISTORIC QUEEN’S MILL IN CASTLEFORD

21 July 2021

Barry Back recently took voluntary redundancy from being an area manager with Wetherspoons to start a coffee roasting business in the Queen’s Mill in Castleford... ...

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WAKEFIELD MANUFACTURER SET TO CREATE 'SIGNIFICANT NUMBER' OF JOBS AS TURNOVER MORE THAN DOUBLES!

19 July 2021

A Yorkshire manufacturer has announced that it is set to more than double its turnover to £50m this year... ...

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THURSTON GROUP ON TRACK FOR £50M TURNOVER

16 July 2021

Wakefield-based modular and portable building manufacturer Thurston Group is on track to hit £50m turnover with recruitment underway to support future growth. ...

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Wakefield Council asks businesses to take part in its promotional ‘summer loving’ campaign

14 July 2021

Wakefield Council is calling on local businesses to take part in its ‘summer loving’ campaign, which will encourage visitors back into the city centre, towns and green spaces by shining a light on all the fantastic places there are to visit from restaurants and shops to attractions and parks across the whole district. ...

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Wakefield glasses and hearing aid wearers asked to donate unused products

13 July 2021

Glasses and hearing aid wearers in Wakefield can now donate and recycle their unused equipment, as Bayfield Opticians and Audiologists has pledged to support people living with eye and ear conditions around the world. ...

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Acquisition sees growing motor group pick up its fifth franchise

13 July 2021

Yorkshire-based Riverside Motor Group has acquired Harratts Group’s Honda site at Calder Park Wakefield for an undisclosed sum. ...

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IQUS APPOINTS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

12 July 2021

Yorkshire software company IQUS has named a new managing director. ...

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Law firm agrees five year partnership with listed insurance company

07 July 2021

Minster Law has agreed an exclusive five-year partnership with esure Group to service motor personal injury and legal claims across the esure and Sheila’s Wheels brands ...

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Room 97 Creative nominated for another prestigious hairdressing award

06 July 2021

Room 97 Creative in Wakefield has been shortlisted for the prestigious Educator of the Year title, sponsored by Wella Professionals, at HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2021. ...

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TEAM17 AGREES $49M DEAL FOR EDUTAINMENT APP DEVELOPER

02 July 2021

Listed video game company Team17 has agreed a deal to acquire a developer of educational entertainment apps in a deal worth up to $49m (£35.6m). ...

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