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Amazon Wakefield team celebrates national Armed Forces accolade

18 July 2024

Amazon, which has a fulfilment centre in Wakefield, has been named as the UK’s leading employer for Armed Forces veterans. ...

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Tyres supplier agrees long-term lease as it expands across the North

18 July 2024

Independent tyre specialist, Bush Tyres, has signed a 10-year lease on an industrial unit in Wakefield. ...

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UKREiiF Brings £20.9m Economic Boost to Leeds and West Yorkshire

18 July 2024

An independent report by ARUP has highlighted that The UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF), a major event taking place annually in Leeds, has generated almost £21m of local economic activity in the city and the wider West Yorkshire region in 2024. The event, which brought together over 13,000 official attendees in 2024, has now generated £38.5m since its inaugural event in 2022. ...

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FlowerBarn: Offering beautiful blooms and thoughtful gift ideas to Normanton and beyond

15 July 2024

FlowerBarn is a florist and gift shop based in Normanton, established in 2008, providing beautiful floral arrangements and curated present ideas for a variety of occasions. ...

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Wakefield First's Maker of the Month: Barbara Larkin: Contemporary Artist

15 July 2024

Barbara Larkin is a contemporary artist, whose watercolours, paintings and drawings explore a range of complex themes and topics. She has worked with a number of local businesses throughout West Yorkshire and beyond. ...

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Gradient Mill set for summer opening

11 July 2024

Billed as Wakefield’s first new-build office development in a decade, the project will see 38,810 sq ft of business space added to the offer at Tileyard North. ...

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New banking hub in Ossett will be officially opened on Friday

11 July 2024

A new banking hub in Ossett will be officially opened on Friday (July 12), it has been confirmed. ...

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New state-of-the-art Gymnastics Academy to open at Castleford's Xscape

10 July 2024

Children will be able to leap, roll and tumble into the world of gymnastics with a new state-of-the-art school at Xscape Yorkshire. ...

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Revo invites High Street Businesses to Apply for ‘Independent Operator of the Year’

09 July 2024

Last year, Revo introduced their new industry awards for the built environment, ‘The Revo's’. These recognise and celebrate talent within the retail, leisure and placemaking property sector. The Revo’s return for 2024, and they are looking for applications from great high street businesses across the UK. ...

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Complete Care West Yorkshire Ltd Celebrates 17th Anniversary and Launches Complete Training

09 July 2024

Complete Care West Yorkshire Ltd, a leading provider of quality care services in Wakefield, recently marked its 17th Anniversary with a special open day event that showcased its commitment to the local community. ...

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Tileyard North: Award-winning music and sound design team open new headquarters at Wakefield hotspot

05 July 2024

WMP Studios have announced that their headquarters have moved to Wakefield creative hotspot, Tileyard North. ...

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Two best friends have opened a new cafe for Wakefield commuters, shoppers and visitors

03 July 2024

DavidEvo Cafe is at Wakefield Kirkgate Train Station and offers an elegant place to sit or takeaway a tasty drink, meal or snack. ...

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Wakefield beauty salon – nominated for English Business Awards Best Beauty Salon – expands into training academy and product line

02 July 2024

Holly Stephens from Wakefield has expanded her city centre beauty business to include a training academy and product line. ...

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Policelot: Film and TV police prop and set hire brings Hollywood filmmaking to Wakefield

01 July 2024

Policelot are film and TV police specialists, who supply genuine police props and costumes to various production companies and projects. ...

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Caddick Launches New Yorkshire Headquarters

01 July 2024

Caddick Construction Group has launched new headquarters at Wakefield 41 Business Park, signalling a new phase of the Group’s growth strategy and providing a new base for delivery of its £700m+ forward order book. ...

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Tileyard North: Wakefield hotspot wins prestigious award at Prolific North Creative Awards

01 July 2024

Tileyard North has been announced as the winner of the Prolific North Creative Award for Inspired Space. ...

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New curry house Kashmiri Aroma opens in Horbury in place of pub

01 July 2024

A new curry house has opened in Horbury. ...

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