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Multi million pound deal will enable thousands more to go superfast
On: 29th June 2015
In: Broadband and Digital

Multi million pound deal will enable thousands more to go superfast

A multi million pound contract between West Yorkshire Combined Authority and BT has been signed to make superfast fibre broadband available to tens of thousands more households and businesses.

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First Growth Deal transport project underway
On: 26th June 2015
In: Development and Infrastructure

First Growth Deal transport project underway

Construction of the Wakefield Eastern Relief Road, the first transport project funded as a result of the £1bn transport fund for West Yorkshire and York, is now underway.

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OBE for LEP Chair
On: 12nd June 2015
In: LEP General

OBE for LEP Chair

LEP Chair, Roger Marsh, has been made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to business and the economy.

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Occupier secured for £5million speculative development  in Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone
On: 12nd June 2015
In: Business Investment

Occupier secured for £5million speculative development in Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone

A lease has been agreed for one of the buildings on the £5million Connex 45 development in the Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone.

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Multi million pound deal will enable thousands more to go superfast
On: 29th June 2015
In: Broadband and Digital

Multi million pound deal will enable thousands more to go superfast

A multi million pound contract between West Yorkshire Combined Authority and BT has been signed to make superfast fibre broadband available to tens of thousands more households and businesses.

Read More

Latest News

First Growth Deal transport project underway
On: 26th June 2015
In: Development and Infrastructure

First Growth Deal transport project underway

Construction of the Wakefield Eastern Relief Road, the first transport project funded as a result of the £1bn transport fund for West Yorkshire and York, is now underway.

Read More

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Conference forges skills partnerships for growth
On: 23rd June 2015
In: Skills and Jobs

Conference forges skills partnerships for growth

100 education professionals gathered in Bradford to strengthen partnerships between business and education, and help us deliver a skilled, prosperous Leeds City Region.

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OBE for LEP Chair
On: 12nd June 2015
In: LEP General

OBE for LEP Chair

LEP Chair, Roger Marsh, has been made an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to business and the economy.

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Latest News

Occupier secured for £5million speculative development  in Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone
On: 12nd June 2015
In: Business Investment

Occupier secured for £5million speculative development in Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone

A lease has been agreed for one of the buildings on the £5million Connex 45 development in the Leeds City Region Enterprise Zone.

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How can the LEP help small businesses?
On: 3rd June 2015
In: Business Investment

How can the LEP help small businesses?

Eric Hawthorn is the managing director of  manufacturing business Radio Design and is a member of the LEP board. Here he shares his insights on how the LEP is helping businesses. 

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The Northern Powerhouse needs the Leeds City Region at its heart
On: 27th May 2015

The Northern Powerhouse needs the Leeds City Region at its heart

The Northern Powerhouse is still central to the government’s growth ambitions, and the prize of greater economic freedom is there for the taking.

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