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Primary Authority partnership wins coveted Regulatory Excellence award

16 June 2021

The Primary Authority partnership between Wakefield Council Environmental Health and Cedar Court Hotels has won the Office of Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) Regulatory Excellence Award 2021. ...

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Seven-figure funding package fuels motor dealer group’s expansion

15 June 2021

Yorkshire-based Cars 2 Limited has received seven figure funding from Barclays to support its expansion plans with the refinance of existing term debt and the acquisition of a further site in Bradford. ...

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Making Wakefield businesses COVID-secure

11 June 2021

Business across the district will receive first hand advice on how to create a COVID-19 secure workplace and effectively manage outbreaks in a webinar next month. ...

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The Positive Mental Health Network

11 June 2021

The Positive Mental Health Network is an independent, informal group.  It was formed initially by a small number of local community groups that support people with mild to moderate mental health concerns, but widened out to include everyone interested in supporting/improving mental health within their own networks (social and work). ...

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‘We don’t have any Oompa Loompas’: What life is like inside Haribo’s £92m West Yorkshire sweet factory

11 June 2021

The Castleford workforce produces 30,000 tonnes of sweets including Haribo’s trademark Goldbears every year – helping the firm maintain its position as the UK’s leading sweets manufacturer ...

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Investors continue to look to Yorkshire

10 June 2021

Despite the disruption caused by Covid over the last 12 months, Yorkshire remains an attractive destination for international investment according to the the latest UK Attractiveness Survey by EY. ...

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Demolition of ABC Cinema – next step in ambitious city centre development plans

07 June 2021

Wakefield Council is taking the next step forward with city centre regeneration plans – with the development of the former ABC Cinema in Kirkgate. ...

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Wakefield named one of ‘most chic’ cities in the UK - beating London

04 June 2021

Wakefield has been named one of the “most chic” cities in the country. ...

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Global Doors partners with OPK to break into Europe

03 June 2021

One of the UK’s leading sliding doors specialists has partnered with European sliding door hardware expert, OPK to offer a greater depth of choice and quality to the construction, furniture manufacturer, KBB, interior design and contractor markets. ...

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PLANS IN FOR LARGE WEST YORKSHIRE UNIT

02 June 2021

Plans have been lodged for a large warehouse unit at a development in West Yorkshire following the announcement earlier this year that a tenant had been secured for the facility. ...

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Local businesses encouraged to get involved in Wakefield Bounce Back Week

01 June 2021

A week-long event to support businesses in the Wakefield district with their recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is set to take place from Monday 21 June. ...

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