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New exhibition tells the story of pioneering Wakefield company, Double Two shirts

13 June 2024

Wakefield Council’s latest interactive exhibition tells the story of a revolutionary British brand, Double Two shirts. ...

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Wakefield First's Maker of the Month: Claire Alizon Hills: Artistic Director

11 June 2024

Claire is the Artistic Director of Topsy Turvy Theatre. She utilises various creative mediums, including puppetry, music, clothing and more to entertain family audiences. She executes her inventive visions from her home in Castleford. ...

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ENABLE: South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust agree to support West Yorkshire Police by fully funding five Police Community Support Officers

10 June 2024

ENABLE (Emergency Network for Apprenticeships in Blue Light Establishments) is a Wakefield Council initiative, which aims to take unspent apprenticeship levy and use it to fund apprenticeships at the most needed and respected services in the UK. ...

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Grand opening of 'bigger and better' Sports Direct store at Junction 32

10 June 2024

Castleford’s Junction 32 has announced the grand opening of Sports Direct’s newly relocated and expanded store. ...

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Legendary Wakefield nightclub Havana set to reopen its doors

06 June 2024

Legendary Wakefield nightclub Havana is reopening its doors after almost a decade with Big Narstie kicking off the launch party. ...

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SoundCloud announce move to 2-Work at Tileyard North

05 June 2024

SoundCloud, the artist-first platform that empowers artists and fans to connect and share through music, joins the creative community at Tileyard North, with a dedicated space hosted within 2-Work @ Tileyard North. ...

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Citizen Coin: rewards people who volunteer with discounts for local businesses

05 June 2024

Citizen Coin is a new unique rewards app and website. It rewards people who volunteer with Citizen Coins, which can be spent on discounts at local businesses. ...

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sofa.com debuts its first outlet store at Junction 32

05 June 2024

Yorkshire’s outlet shopping destination, Junction 32 is thrilled to announce the UK-based furniture retailer sofa.com is set to open its first outlet store on Friday 7th June within the centre. ...

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SIP Build UK: providing structural insulated panels across the country from their commercial home in Normanton

04 June 2024

SIP Build UK are the leading provider of structural insulated panels. They take pride in designing, manufacturing, delivering and fitting SIPs across the England and Wales. ...

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Langthwaite Business Park: Work on major £12m extension of industrial estate set to start

04 June 2024

Work on a £12m extension to one of West Yorkshire oldest industrial estates is expected to start next month. ...

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