From tree surgeon to jeweller, a local crafter who specialises in creating handmade necklace pendants from all types of wood and natural materials, will be exhibiting at The Ridings Shopping Centre’s Craft Fair for the very first time this week (Sunday 5th February).read more
WAKEFIELD Business Improvement District (BID) officially launched its plan on Tuesday evening in the grand surroundings of the city’s cathedral on a platform to attract new visitors and encourage existing users to stay longer.read more
Wakefield Bondholders Newburn Power Rental and Farmer Copley’s, joined forces over the festive season in support of the Prince of Wales Hospice thanks to Bondholders First Friday.
Martin Walsh Architectural, one of the region’s leading architectural firms, has won a £320k contract that will transform one of Yorkshire’s favourite café and ice cream parlours.
Central Alliance, the UK’s leading pre construction experts, has warned of a skills shortage in specialist engineering as some key infrastructure projects are started.
To help plug the gap and counteract the threat to business and professional individuals, Central Alliance has launched ‘Recruitment Central’, a specialist recruitment business.
Suits & Vinyl, the unique and vastly popular free networking event that brings together like-minded professionals to share their passion for business and music will take place on Thursday 9th February at The Hop, Wakefield from 5pm.read more
Wakefield Cultural Consortium, consisting 16 local organisations, has been awarded £223,000 from Arts Council England’s Cultural Destinations initiative, for a three year programme, to enhance local cultural offerings and encourage visitors to Wakefield.read more
Exa Networks, providers of high quality internet connections to schools and businesses, together with CityFibre, the architects of so much of the UK’s growing dark fibre infrastructure, have been proactive in creating their DarkLight service to provide truly future-proofed, commercial Internet connectivity. DarkLight began to roll out in Leeds and Bradford in April and is now being followed with availability coming to Wakefield.
National Trust Nostell looks after one of the first longcase clocks made by famous inventor John Harrison. To celebrate the 300th birthday of this significant collection piece, this March Nostell will be hosting Harrison’s Garden’, a contemporary art installation of 2,000 clocks.read more