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More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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Mike Fraine of Froneri presents ther award to Chris Winter (centre) and Nina Rogers of Yorkshire Sculture Park

Deadline approaches for names in major Yorkshire tourism awards

The deadline is fast approaching for this region’s businesses to put their name forward for a major tourism accolade.

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There is a real risk to election results being compromised

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, according to a leading cyber security expert.

Politics
Nostell manager to represent tourism in Wakefield Bondholders’ steering group

Nostell manager to represent tourism in Wakefield Bondholders’ steering group

National Trust Nostell’s general manager Jenny Layfield has joined the steering group for Wakefield Bondholders.

News
Wakefield Business Week set to attract over 1,000 companies this year from all over the Leeds City Region.

Wakefield Business Week events set to attract 1,000 Leeds City Region firms

Wakefield Business Week events to drive economic growth and network opportunities are set to attract over 1,000 companies this year from all over the Leeds City Region, say delighted organisers.
Business
Nisa Local gives £1k to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Nisa Local gives £1k to Yorkshire Air Ambulance

A Fitzwilliam convenience store has given £1,000 to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance to help with its running costs.

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Changes to Wakefield bus services this weekend

Changes to Wakefield bus services this weekend

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding public transport users that there are timetable changes affecting local bus services this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

News
Wrenthorpe businesswoman to cycle across Israel

Wrenthorpe businesswoman to cycle across Israel

An award-winning business woman from Wrenthorpe is cycling across Israel for charity.

Business
Massive solar farm will help power Coca-Cola factory in Wakefield

Massive solar farm will help power Coca-Cola factory in Wakefield

A massive new solar farm is to help ower Wakefield’s giant Coca-Cola Factory, it has been announced.

Business
Machine manufacterer Group Rhodes Managing director Mark Ridgway.
PICTURE: MATTHEW PAGE

Wakefield firm to move HQ for first time since 1921

Machinery manufacturer Group Rhodes is relocating to new premises for the first time in almost 100 years as part of a huge restructure programme.

Business
M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

Business
Poonam Kaur of fds Director Services

Wakefield-based corporate finance team advise on deal involving major US company

A Wakefield-based corporate finance team has provided advice in connection with a major global acquisition.

Business
Argos. Picture: Press Association.

Argos: Strike won’t hit deliveries

Retail giant Argos has said deliveries will not be affected by a strike by up to 1,400 of its warehouse staff.

Business
DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

Transport
Traffic alert: M62 closure in place in West Yorkshire after crash

Traffic alert: M62 closure in place in West Yorkshire after crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision involving a lorry and three other cars on the M62 in West Yorkshire.

Transport
Kate Hardcastle

Hear the secrets of retail guru Kate’s success at charity lunch

Retail guru Kate Hardcastle will host a charity luncheon at The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa, Bolton Abbey, next week.

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 17/06/2016 - Press - Wakefield Business Awards 2016, Unity Works, Wakefield,  England - Wakefield Business Awards 2016.

Business awards short-list revealed

The shorlist for this year’s prestigious Wakefield Business Awards has been announced.

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Castleford town centre doing really well with vacant shops being taken over. 
Sayed Loonat (owner of Keep in touch), Coun Denise Jeffrey and John Hufton (Business support officer)

Town-centre help scheme is praised by new shop owner

A new shop owner in Castleford says the help being offered to start-up businesses is helping to breathe new life into town centres.

News
The new Nokia 3310 will be stocked in Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone and EE.

It's coming... Nokia announce release date for new 3310 in UK

It's official: the new and improved Nokia 3310 is set to be relaunched on 24 May 2017.

Business
Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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