Tag: Wakefield
11 months ago
thestar.co.uk

Sheffield station violence: Man suffers 'bleed on brain' and fractured skull after police incident

Police have issued CCTV pictures of four men they want to speak to, who may have information that could help the inve...

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11 months ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Wakefield-based Assent acquires Clarke Banks Group to boost its building control and fire service...

Assent Building Control has acquired Clarke Banks Group as part of a long term plan to boost its building control and...

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about 1 year ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Morrisons to close Bradford fruit packing plant with more than 450 jobs put at risk

Morrisons is planning to close its Bradford fruit packing plant in a move that places 456 jobs at risk.

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about 1 year ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Why the Yorkshire city of Wakefield is renowned for its English tulip growing tradition

Wakefield is celebrated the nation over for its superlative forced rhubarb.

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about 1 year ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Deal with reusable packaging firm kickstarts 200,000 sq ft of warehouse construction in Wakefield

Construction has started on more than 200,000 sq ft of warehouse space after a company which supplies reusable packag...

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about 1 year ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Trampoline park operator relocates Yorkshire head office and creates new jobs following £30m inve...

Trampoline park operator Gravity Fitness is relocating its Yorkshire head office and creating new jobs after securing...

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over 1 year ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Meet the Wakefield dad who gave up retirement to found his own insurance firm

When Jon Newall sold his insurance business, Lockyers, he was looking forward to spending time with his young family ...

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Former Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan loses sexual assault conviction appeal

Lawyers for Imran Ahmad Khan argued his conviction was “unsafe” because the case against him was “weak”

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over 1 year ago
nationalworld.com

Arthur Scargill joining picket line at National Coal Mining Museum in strike over pay

The strike from staff at the National Coal Mining Museum is taking place during the October half term holiday

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almost 2 years ago
thestar.co.uk

Ex DJ asks for Luke Skywalker's support for R2D2 charity project after building Star Wars droid

Former Sheffield DJ and Star Wars superfan Ricky Butler built a fully working model of the film’s ‘droid’ R2D2.

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almost 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Low water levels at Yorkshire reservoir expose ancient packhorse bridge submerged since the 1950s

Low water levels at Baitings Reservoir have revealed the remains of the village and ancient road flooded to build it.

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almost 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

These are the petrol stations around Leeds and Wakefield selling ‘fair price’ fuel

According to the RAC, only 10 per cent (407) of a sample of more than 4,500 UK forecourts are selling petrol and dies...

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almost 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

The history of Eggborough Power Station based in Wakefield which dates back to the 1960s

The last demolition of Eggborough Power Station took place on July 24, 2022 - let’s look back at how this power gener...

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about 2 years ago
yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk

Intriguing survival battles looms in Super League – Peter Smith

AT THIS time of the season, natural enemies become allies, at least for 80 minutes.

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Mattress division of GNG Group to create 50 new jobs following move to Normanton

A new 40,000 sq ft factory and warehouse in West Yorkshire is set to create 20 new jobs this year with a further 30 e...

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Easy Bathrooms in Wakefield steps up store roll-out as it looks to create 250 more jobs by the en...

Easy Bathrooms is stepping up its store roll-out with plans to open 60 more showrooms by the end of 2023, adding to t...

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about 2 years ago
examinerlive.co.uk

60 bus routes face axe as government says 'no more money'

It comes after months of 'temporary' cuts plus disruption by strikes

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Labour could take 14 Yorkshire seats from Tories by matching Wakefield swing

Labour could take 14 seats from the Conservatives across Yorkshire in the next General Election if they can match the...

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

New Labour Wakefield MP Simon Lightwood welcomed to Parliament by Sir Keir Starmer

Labour’s Simon Lightwood has been sworn in as the new MP for Wakefield.

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Boris Johnson vows to ‘keep going’ after two by-election defeats - latest updates

Tory party chairman Oliver Dowden has resgined after the Conservatives lost two by-elections

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Boris Johnson vows to ‘keep going’ after two by-election defeats - latest updates

Tory party chairman Oliver Dowden has resgined after the Conservatives lost two by-elections

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Boris Johnson vows to ‘keep going’ after two by-election defeats - latest updates

Tory party chairman Oliver Dowden has resgined after the Conservatives lost two by-elections

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Boris Johnson vows to ‘keep going’ after two by-election defeats - latest updates

Tory party chairman Oliver Dowden has resgined after the Conservatives lost two by-elections

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Labour hails ‘historic’ victory after reclaiming Wakefield seat from Tories

Wakefield had been a Labour seat from 1932 until 2019, when it was won by disgraced former Conservative MP Imran Ahma...

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Labour hails ‘historic’ victory after reclaiming Wakefield seat from Tories

Wakefield had been a Labour seat from 1932 until 2019, when it was won by disgraced former Conservative MP Imran Ahma...

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Labour hails ‘historic’ victory after reclaiming Wakefield seat from Tories

Wakefield had been a Labour seat from 1932 until 2019, when it was won by disgraced former Conservative MP Imran Ahma...

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Labour hails ‘historic’ victory after reclaiming Wakefield seat from Tories

Wakefield had been a Labour seat from 1932 until 2019, when it was won by disgraced former Conservative MP Imran Ahma...

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about 2 years ago
scotsman.com

When is the next general election in the UK - and when was the last general election?

By-elections in Wakefield and Tiverton & Honiton have seen the Conservatives roundly rejected by voters. But when is ...

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about 2 years ago
scotsman.com

When is the next general election in the UK - and when was the last general election?

By-elections in Wakefield and Tiverton & Honiton have seen the Conservatives roundly rejected by voters. But when is ...

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about 2 years ago
scotsman.com

When is the next general election in the UK - and when was the last general election?

By-elections in Wakefield and Tiverton & Honiton have seen the Conservatives roundly rejected by voters. But when is ...

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Jubilant Keir Starmer hails Wakefield win as 'vindication of past two years'

Sir Keir Starmer has said Labour's convincing by-election victory in Wakefield as a "vindication" of the party's prog...

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Jubilant Keir Starmer hails Wakefield win as 'vindication of past two years'

Sir Keir Starmer has said Labour's convincing by-election victory in Wakefield as a "vindication" of the party's prog...

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Oliver Dowden quits as Tory party chairman after Wakefield and Tiverton by-election humiliations

Oliver Dowden has quit as the Conservative Party chairman with immediate effect after crushing by-election defeats in...

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Oliver Dowden quits as Tory party chairman after Wakefield and Tiverton by-election humiliations

Oliver Dowden has quit as the Conservative Party chairman with immediate effect after crushing by-election defeats in...

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Wakefield by-election: Labour's Simon Lightwood wins with near 5,000 majority

Labour has won back Wakefield from the Conservatives with a convincing by-election victory.

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about 2 years ago
yorkshirepost.co.uk

Boris Johnson 'full of optimism and buoyancy' ahead of by-election results

Boris Johnson said he was “full of optimism and buoyancy” ahead of the by-election results in West Yorkshire and Devo...

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Wakefield by election 2022: voters head to the polls in ‘make or break’ by-election

The by election was called following the resignation of Imran Ahmad Khan and his conviction for sexually assault

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Wakefield by election 2022: voters head to the polls in ‘make or break’ by-election

The by election was called following the resignation of Imran Ahmad Khan and his conviction for sexually assault

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about 2 years ago
nationalworld.com

Wakefield by election 2022: voters head to the polls in ‘make or break’ by-election

The by election was called following the resignation of Imran Ahmad Khan and his conviction for sexually assault

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