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Children given centre stage at Wakefield Awards
The Children of Achievement awards, the only celebration dedicated to recognising the talents and outstanding bravery of young people throughout the Wakefield District, is calling upon organisations, families and …
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Peugeot Wakefield Recruits For New Team
Local Peugeot retailer, Evans Halshaw Wakefield, is continuing to expand its team of experts, having recently promoted internally to create a new leadership team. Having himself enjoyed a successful career with the …
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Made in Yorkshire opens up route to policy makers for business
MADE in Yorkshire has set up a lobbying arm to provide a direct route between manufacturers and national policy makers to ensure business in the region has a voice and influence. Already the Council has made links with the …
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Work Completed for OE Electrics
Work on a new head office for a Wakefield-based global electrical, power and data company has completed. The £6.2m base for OE Electrics is located at Calder Park and has been handed over by Clegg …
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RIDINGS WAKEFIELD GETS £5M FACELIFT AND NEW CENTRE DIRECTOR APPOINTED
The Ridings Centre in Wakefield announced today, further details of its £5m facelift, which should create around 30 jobs, starting in Spring this year and reaching completion around the same time in 2018. The work, …
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Wakefield 31 Hits the Market
A 176,000 sq ft warehouse in West Yorkshire, soon to be vacated by TK Maxx, has hit the market. GVA, the real estate advisor, has been instructed to market the premises on behalf of British Steel Pension …
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Pontefract Entrepreneur Puts Chocolate at The Heart of Business
With a passion for food driving his progression from pot-wash to chocolate pioneer, qualified Chef, award-winning Chocolatier and owner of Coeur de Xocolat, David Greenwood-Haigh, will explain how his discerning palate …
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Doing Business in Wakefield
Wakefield Business Week is Wakefield’s premier business event designed to inspire and motivate entrepreneurs and established business owners across the district. With over 1,000 businesses …
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GraVity bounces growth plans into action with £5m investment
GraVity, the trampoline park brand, has received a £5m investment from an EIS fund through Guinness Asset Management, an investment management firm. Headquartered in Castleford, GraVity was founded by …
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Employers: Wakefield Works Needs YOU!
Wakefield Works, the campaign to boost the employability and skills of local people is back for its sixth year, with a four-day tour of the district which kickstarts on Tuesday 20th June. Last year’s campaign saw …
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Textiles Manufactures Acquired into DMC Group
Wakefield-based yarn and textiles manufacturer, Sirdar has been acquired by London-based private equity manager BlueGem Capital Partners LLP. Founded in 1880, Sirdar is a supplier of yarn and textile …
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Acquisition creates £25m-turnover for Wakefield conservatory group
A £25m-turnover group has been created by the merger of two conservatory specialists. Wakefield-based Conservatory Outlet has acquired Newcastle-based Pennine Home Improvements in the deal which will grow …
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WSG announces CIS acquisition
WSG UK Ltd, a well-established service provider within the worldwide oil and gas market, are delighted to announce that on the 6th March 2017 we acquired a majority share of CIS (Northern) Ltd, a market leader in the …
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Awards shortlisting for NGC Networks
Business communications specialist NGC Networks has been shortlisted in the national Comms Dealer Sales and Marketing Awards 2017. The Wakefield-based company is shortlisted in the Best Customer Event category for …
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Open Extends Team and Client List
Open Communications has extended its team with the appointment of Katie Coxall as PR Account Executive, while the straight-talking agency also announces that it has been chosen as preferred PR supplier by Strata, the …
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AD:VENTURE gives growth boost for new and young firms
Businesses across the Leeds City Region can now access an exciting new business support programme aimed at helping new and young businesses to grow at a faster and stronger rate. AD:VENTURE offers innovative, …
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Celebrating Children of Achievement - The only awards ceremony dedicated to making a child smile
Despite the many events and celebrations that take place across the district throughout the year, there is only ONE that is dedicated to the amazing achievements of the children that live here in Wakefield and throughout the …
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Wakefield Business Week Sponsorship Opportunity
Wakefield Business Week 2017 13th – 16th June 2017   “”ASK NOT WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR first, BUT WHAT first CAN DO FOR YOU”” It’s that fantastic time of year when …
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ABP Appoints Britcon For £2.1m Project At Kings Lynn
Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed building and civil engineering company Britcon to build a new £2.1 million ‘bulk store’ at its busy port in King’s Lynn. The contract includes the …
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Do you wish to develop as a Programme Co-ordinator?
Common Purpose is a not-for-profit leadership development organization.Our objective is to develop leaders who can cross boundaries. We is currently looking for a dynamic and ambitious professional to join us as …
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