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PROPOSALS COME FORWARD FOR MASSIVE RETAIL WAREHOUSE

22 October 2021

Proposals for a new 1.1 million sq ft warehouse and distribution unit for a major retailer have been revealed. ...

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Wakefield Council named as Large Employer of the Year at the Yorkshire & Humber Regional Apprenticeship Awards

22 October 2021

Wakefield Council has won a top regional award – recognising the excellence of its apprenticeship programme. ...

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National Theatre award-winning play If Not Now, When?, produced by Momentum Theatre, set to embark on debut Yorkshire tour with funding from Arts Council England

21 October 2021

Students from Wakefield’s CAPA College (Creative and Performing Arts College) are regularly making headlines with their award-winning performances – from reaching the finals of BBC Young Dancer and making West End debuts to wowing judges on Sky 1’s Got to Dance. But winning the National Theatre New Views scriptwriting competition in 2019 was a particular highlight for Barnsley-based alumna Isabel Hague. ...

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Planned employment scheme could create 800 jobs

19 October 2021

Plans have been lodged for a 500,000 sq ft employment scheme in West Yorkshire. ...

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From South Africa to Wakefield, the move that put Pink Spaghetti PA Services on the Wakefield map!

19 October 2021

Pink Spaghetti PA Services is a nationwide franchise that provides top quality virtual assistant services to a range of businesses and professionals across the UK.  Pink Spaghetti’s network of franchisees are experts at getting tasks done fast and right the first time! ...

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Wakefield district companies make their mark in Yorkshire’s Top 500 companies

18 October 2021

Wakefield is proud to see thirty– two companies based in the district have been named among the Top 500 in Yorkshire by Insider magazine.  A list of 500 companies who are currently the best-performing companies in Yorkshire and the Humber. ...

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Trendy and unique co-working and meeting room venue opens in Wakefield - here's how to book

18 October 2021

If your business is looking for a workspace in Wakefield, whether it be a private office, co-working space or hot desk, then look no further than The Hive. ...

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Manufacturer wins £1m aerospace industry contract

18 October 2021

A Wakefield-based manufacturer has won a major contract within the aerospace industry worth approximately £1m. ...

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GAMECHANGER AS TILEYARD NORTH ANNOUCE FIRST RECRUIT AI MUSIC COMPANY MUSIIO FOR WAKEFIELD'S WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT

15 October 2021

A Singapore-based artificial-intelligence music company has chosen Tileyard North for its first office in the United Kingdom... ...

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SURVIVING & THRIVING DURING THE PANDEMIC! TONY SYKES PRODUCTIONS STEPS INTO THE SPOTLIGHT!

13 October 2021

Hot on the scene Event Management Company Tony Sykes Productions is a new Company that has recently been launched in Wakefield! The innovative company lends itself to bouts of... ...

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Wakefield Council's Youth Voice and Influence Team are hosting The Build Our Futures Summit.

13 October 2021

The first Build Our Futures Summit first took in 2019 as part of celebrating National Children’s Day UK and further  Summits have taken place since then and during lockdown these were held virtually. ...

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'I want to find the next Ed Sheeran in Wakefield': Music venue Warehouse 23 set to reopen as Venue 23

12 October 2021

Wakefield's biggest music venue is rising from the ashes, six months after it was forced to close. ...

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Production Park CEO, Lee Brooks, named as a One To Watch

11 October 2021

Co-Founder and CEO of Production Park, Lee Brooks, has been named as one of this year’s Ones To Watch as part of The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders programme for 2021. ...

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Castleford bus and coach specialist training 20 apprentice HGV technicians

11 October 2021

Castleford-based family business Pelican Engineering is training 20 apprentices within its 160-strong Castleford workforce, despite the disruption of the pandemic. ...

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Sweet success for Wakefield TikTok candy business

05 October 2021

A confectionery start-up, launched in lockdown by a Wakefield husband and wife who were out-of-work due to Covid-19, has won a national business award from Lloyds Bank and is set to exceed £1m in turnover in its first year. ...

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