CBRE seek tenant for new industrial and distribution facility at Wakefield Europort

19th June 2017 The 142,338 sq ft industrial and distribution unit, Tri-Link 140, based in Wakefield Europort, is now in search of a tenant. Acting on behalf of Kier Property, Maple Grove and Yorvale, CBRE’s read more

Children given centre stage at Wakefield Awards

25th April 2017 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 read more

Peugeot Wakefield Recruits For New Team

24th April 2017 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 read more

Made in Yorkshire opens up route to policy makers for business

24th April 2017 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 read more

Work Completed for OE Electrics

24th April 2017 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 read more


19th April 2017 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, read more

Wakefield 31 Hits the Market

13th April 2017 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 read more

Pontefract Entrepreneur Puts Chocolate at The Heart of Business

13th April 2017 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 read more

Doing Business in Wakefield

13th April 2017 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 read more

GraVity bounces growth plans into action with £5m investment

11th April 2017 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 read more

Employers: Wakefield Works Needs YOU!

11th April 2017 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 read more

Textiles Manufactures Acquired into DMC Group

10th April 2017 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 read more

Acquisition creates £25m-turnover for Wakefield conservatory group

10th April 2017 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 read more

WSG announces CIS acquisition

6th April 2017 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 read more

Awards shortlisting for NGC Networks

5th April 2017 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 read more

Open Extends Team and Client List

4th April 2017 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 read more

AD:VENTURE gives growth boost for new and young firms

3rd April 2017 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, read more

Celebrating Children of Achievement - The only awards ceremony dedicated to making a child smile

3rd April 2017 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 read more

Wakefield Business Week Sponsorship Opportunity

3rd April 2017 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 you arrive read more

ABP Appoints Britcon For £2.1m Project At Kings Lynn

2nd April 2017 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 read more

Do you wish to develop as a Programme Co-ordinator?

1st April 2017 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 read more