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Senior councillors asked to approve plans to transform Leeds waterfront

Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked on June 27th to approve creating a new fund to help transform the waterfront of the city centre with culture being placed at the heart of its future. The meeting of Leeds City Council’s executive board to be held at Civic Hall on Wednesday 27 June will be asked to formally endorse the Waterfront

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Written on June 27, 2018Mark Goldstone. Published in Chamber News, Economy, Economy, Infrastructure, Infrastructure & Transport, Leeds, Lobbying, News, Policy, Property, Property forum

Housing forum launches ‘Liveability Leeds’

A new report sets out a call to action to ensure housing delivery supports economic growth in Leeds. Established by the West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, Liveability Leeds brings together members of the housing development community from across the city, including Barratt & David Wilson Homes, Taylor Wimpey, Strata Homes, Rushbond, CEG, JLL, Cushman & Wakefield, Shulmans, Spawforths and Newgate Communications.

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Written on June 27, 2018Mark Goldstone. Published in Chamber News, Economy, Economy, Infrastructure & Transport, Leeds, Lobbying, Media, News, Policy, Property forum

Autumn Statement – Joint Response from GM and WNY Chambers

Chamber submission to Chancellor Philip Hammond   Two of the largest Chambers of Commerce in the north of England have come together to prepare a submission in advance of the 2016 Autumn statement. Greater Manchester and West & North Yorkshire Chambers have been increasingly working more closely on issues which effect businesses across the M62 corridor and beyond.  Infrastructure and

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Written on October 13, 2016Mark Goldstone. Published in Bradford, Business support, Economy, Education, EU, Export, Infrastructure, Leeds, Lobbying, Manufacturing, News, Property, Skills, Transport, Uncategorized, York

Leeds Chamber Property Forum Sept 16

The Leeds Chamber Property Forum heard from 4 presenters at its latest meeting on 13th September. The forum heard the latest update from the Waterfront Group, including a supplementary presentation from the Environment Agency. The forum also heard from Leeds City Council who gave details about the proposed East Leeds Orbital Road, which will unlock land to deliver 6,500 new

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Written on September 14, 2016Mark Goldstone. Published in Lobbying

The EU Deal

What did David Cameron negotiate? After lengthy negotiations in February, David Cameron struck a deal that outlines the key steps towards the reformed EU we are promised, should we vote to remain, and that the Prime Minister claims will give Britain “special status” within the 28-nation bloc. The deal is commonly split into four sections: sovereignty, migrants and welfare, economic

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Written on April 13, 2016Mark Goldstone. Published in Uncategorized