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Cedar Courts Hotels Yorkshire makes grand gesture to support children of achievement

Cedar Court Hotels Yorkshire has confirmed that it will become headline sponsor, donating an impressive £10,000 to the Children of Achievement Awards, which is the only event dedicated to celebrating the bravery and talents of young people from across the Wakefield District. Becoming first ever headline sponsor for the event, Cedar

Wakefield nightclub Kookoo Cage to reopen with experienced operator at the helm

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has completed on the leasehold of the Kookoo Cage, a closed bar, nightclub and events venue situated on the bustling Westgate high street in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Situated in the heart of Wakefield’s nightlife scene, the business benefits from high footfall in close

First Choice celebrates 25 years of success

First Choice Recruitment is celebrating after reaching a key milestone - 25 years in business. Launched by Andy Turner and Anne Lockwood in 1993, the business has since become the longest standing independent agency in Wakefield, supporting thousands of people to find employment across a diverse range of sectors including manufacturing,

UK’s fastest growing online car purchasing website “in northern top three”

An online car purchasing company has been listed in the top three fastest growing northern tech companies. The Car Buying Group, based in Wakefield and Bradford, has been listed as the third fastest growing technology business in the north of England in the Northern Tech 100 League Table. The prestigious list

It’s a double! Ripley Close celebrates two new settings

The Leeds offices of property consultancies Knight Frank and Gent Visick have brokered two deals at Ripley Close, Normanton, a prime West Yorkshire industrial estate. Medical Gas Supplies and Hey Safe Cleaning have both taken just under 5,000sqft on a five- year lease. The two deals follow the letting of Unit

NGC Networks at Go Digital – Live!

Business communications specialist NGC Networks is among the companies featuring at this month’s ‘Go Digital – Live!’. The event, at Harrogate Convention Centre this Friday, is hosted by the Digital Knowledge Exchange, part of the Digital Enterprise Business Support Programme. Wakefield-based NGC Networks is exhibiting at Go Digital – Live! and its

Cushman & Wakefield acquires two sites for Euro Car Parts

Acting on behalf of Euro Car Parts (ECP), Cushman & Wakefield has successfully completed the acquisition of two trade counter units in Scarborough and Normanton in Wakefield. The property in Scarborough is located on Seamer Road and will open between existing trade counter occupiers, Howdens and Toolstation. The new site in

New homes development is in a “class of its own”

Construction work has begun to transform one of Wakefield’s oldest schools into a boutique £2.5m collection of new homes. As Yorkshire developers Berkeley DeVeer moved onto the site of the former Walton Junior School, it marked the milestone with a “ground-breaking” ceremony. It is now ten years since the century-old school closed

West Yorkshire restaurateur set to get temperatures soaring for Valentine’s Day

A Yorkshire restaurateur is hoping he's found the recipe for success as he gets curry lovers hot under the collar with a new dish packed with aphrodisiac ingredients. Valentine's Day diners can enjoy a steamy taste sensation if they order the specially created dish called ‘Jalfrezi in Love’ at the Balti House