- (25/4/2016) Wakefield Council encourages residents to line the Tour de Yorkshire route
Wakefield Council is encouraging residents to line the route of the Tour de Yorkshire, when the inspirational cycle race powers its way across the district this weekend.
- (25/4/2016) Thornes Park Stadium closed for elections
Thornes Park Athletics Stadium in Wakefield will be temporarily closed over three days – to host the counting of votes on May 5 and 6 for the district council and West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner elections.
- (25/4/2016) Primary school children challenged to get arty for Armed Forces Day
Primary school children from the Wakefield district are being challenged to get creative and enter this year’s Armed Forces Day drawing competition.
- (18/4/2016) Homeowners urged to apply for scheme to warm their homes
Homeowners in the Wakefield district on low incomes could be eligible for a fully funded heating system thanks to a new scheme.
- (18/4/2016) Opportunities for young people at Wakefield Careers Evening
Wakefield Council is holding a Careers Evening to give young people the opportunity to speak to employers, get career advice and see what apprenticeships are on offer in the district.
- (18/4/2016) Wakefield district all set to welcome Tour de Yorkshire
Wakefield Council is welcoming the Tour de Yorkshire back to the district as the race returns for its second year.
- (10/4/2016) Proposals to update health check scheme
Councillors will consider plans to update a health check scheme that will target those at greatest risk of dying early from heart disease, diabetes and kidney disease.
- (10/4/2016) Housing plan to be discussed by senior councillors
Members of Wakefield Council’s Cabinet are to discuss a plan for the district’s current and future housing needs when they meet on April 19.
- (10/4/2016) Last chance to register to vote
Voters have just one week left to make sure they are registered to vote in the elections next month.
- (4/4/2016) Restorative practice promoted in Wakefield schools
Primary School children in Wakefield have been showing how restorative practice has helped them by designing banners to be used to promote the use of restorative interventions.