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Launch of Help to Grow: Digital Scheme to Boost the Growth of Tech SMEs

21 January 2022

The Government’s Help to Grow: Digital scheme has been launched to support smaller businesses in adopting digital technologies so they can grow. ...

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Residents invited to have their say on Council’s budget proposals

21 January 2022

A TWO-YEAR plan to deliver improvements in parks, town centres and youth services, while bringing thousands of new jobs to the district, has today been discussed by Wakefield Council’s Cabinet. ...

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FUNDING DEAL AGREED FOR WAKEFIELD HUB UNIT

21 January 2022

A forward funding deal and land sale has been agreed to bring forward a 260,000 sq ft industrial unit at Wakefield Hub.   ...

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Tidal Recruitment creating a big splash in Wakefield!

19 January 2022

Tidal Recruitment are a brand-new Recruitment Agency based in Wakefield and specialising in the Commercial sector.  ...

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BURBERRY REPORTS FULL-PRICE SALES GROWTH

19 January 2022

The chair of Burberry said that he is confident of "finishing the year strongly" after reporting growth in full-price sales. ...

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Local entertainment & conference supply hero still as enthusiastic as ever despite the Pandemic

18 January 2022

West Yorkshire DJ and entertainment/events organiser Tony Sykes has achieved many of his goals over his career, and still going strong. Here, we take a look through this unbelievably interesting career so far. ...

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DIGITAL MARKETING DRIVE FOR HOME IMPROVEMENT PRODUCTS MAKER

18 January 2022

A West Yorkshire home improvement products manufacturer has launched a £100,000 digital marketing drive to support its UK-wide network of retailers in 2022. ...

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Council publishes latest COVID-19 data for the district

18 January 2022

Wakefield Council has published the latest COVID-19 data for the district to keep residents up to date. ...

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Wakefield Council shortlisted in the 2022 Hearts for the Arts Awards

18 January 2022

Wakefield Council’s Together and Apart exhibition has been nominated for a national arts award. ...

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m2r Education Director awarded MBE

17 January 2022

m2r Education Managing Director, Munir Mamujee, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Years Honours for services to education and export. ...

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Team17 Group plc - €100m acquisition of astragon

14 January 2022

Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent ("indie") premium video games and publisher, creative partner and developer of educational entertainment ("edutainment") apps for children, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire astragon Entertainment GmbH ("astragon"). ...

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WAKEFIELD KICKSTART GATEWAY CASE STUDY: NEWPORT LAND AND LAW WAKEFIELD

12 January 2022

Newport Land and Law of Wakefield have been busy working with the Wakefield Kickstart Gateway Team to grow their workforce... ...

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ACTIVE TRAVEL SCHEME FOR PONTEFRACT TO BE DISCUSSED BY COUNCILLORS

12 January 2022

A £2.5million scheme to make transport and environmental improvements in Pontefract, which will act as a catalyst for the regeneration of the town, is to be discussed by Wakefield Council’s... ...

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Cabinet to discuss plans to secure long-term investment in the district

12 January 2022

Wakefield Council’s Cabinet is set to discuss plans to bring long-term investment into the district and provide more higher paid job opportunities for local residents, when they meet next week. ...

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Proposed Retail Support Schemes will improve look of Wakefield city centre

12 January 2022

Members of Wakefield Council’s Cabinet are set to discuss a scheme to improve footfall and increase the attractiveness of Wakefield city centre, and the retail space on Doncaster Road and Westgate on the approach to the city centre, for businesses, visitors, and residents. ...

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Chefs and programme announced for Wakefield Rhubarb Festival

11 January 2022

Three-time best-selling author Sabrina Ghayour and Great British Bake Off 2021 vegan baker Freya Cox are amongst the line-up of chefs taking part in this year’s Rhubarb Festival in Wakefield. ...

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Peter Murray, Founding and Executive Director of YSP, is awarded a knighthood in the New Year 2021 Honours List

06 January 2022

Peter Murray, Founding and Executive Director of YSP, is awarded a knighthood in the New Year 2021 Honours List. ...

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DOUBLE ACQUISITION FOR TEAM17

06 January 2022

Listed game developer Team17 has agreed a pair of acquisitions. ...

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Preparation work begins on major regeneration project

05 January 2022

Plans to revitalise Wakefield’s Kirkgate area are moving forward this month as part of a wider multi-million pound plan to improve the city centre. ...

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OMICRON HOSPITALITY & LEISURE GRANT COMING SOON!

04 January 2022

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