Tour de Yorkshire 2019 to travel through our district on 3 May

14th March 2019 Tour de Yorkshire returns! The Tour de Yorkshire is returning to the Wakefield district on Friday 3 May 2019! Stage 2 of the men’s race and Stage 1 of the women’s races will both pass through parts of read more

Loan agreed to support Belle Vue purchase

14th March 2019 Loan agreed to support Belle Vue purchase Wakefield Trinity are set to buy their Belle Vue home after Wakefield Council agreed a £3.15m loan. The funding will enable the Super League club to purchase the read more

Jobs lost as engineering business ceases trading

14th March 2019 Jobs lost as engineering business ceases trading More than 50 jobs have been lost at a West Yorkshire fabrication and engineering business, which has ceased trading and appointed administrators. Dewsbury-based read more

Channel 4 move will help inclusive growth, says LEP chair

14th March 2019 Channel 4 move will help inclusive growth, says LEP chair Channel 4’s move to Leeds will impact the region far beyond inward investment, according to Roger Marsh, chairman of the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise read more