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Building work complete at new Health and Wellbeing Hub in Pontefract Park
More electric charging points planned in district after high demand
Wakefield Council asked residents to participate in a day of reflection
Find out about the Mayoral election
Wakefield: A Learning City and District
Wakefield Council celebrates National Thank You Day
Wakefield Council and its partners are celebrating National Thank You Day (Sunday 4 July) by showing appreciation for the incredible people who have the helped the district and its residents get through the coronavirus pandemic.
Wakefield Council asks for more foster carers to come forward
Wakefield Council is calling for more potential foster carers to come forward and transform a life - as it celebrates their incredible impact during Foster Care Fortnight (10-23 May).
Council publishes latest COVID-19 data for the district
The figures show that for the latest set of weekly data (between 28 April and 4 May) Wakefield's positive case rate has slightly decreased from the previous week – from 60.3 to 54.5 positive cases (per 100,000 population).
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