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Film Summit has sponsorship opportunities

Great sponsorship opportunities are available for the International Film Summit that comes to Bradford in March 2015. The event is a coup for the District, and there are bound to be lots of media attention on the three-day event, and with it, chances to raise company profiles. The programme for the Summit (still being updated) can be found here. Sponsorship

Written on 16th December 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Bradford Council, News

Odeon music plan gets the nod

The long-running plan to bring the former Odeon cinema back into use has taken another step forward. Bradford Council has backed the plans of local businessman Lee Craven to convert the building into a live music venue.  The £18m vision would have a 4,000-plus capacity, and could also host conferences and exhibitions. A development agreement is now to be drawn up to

Written on 11th December 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Bradford Council, News

The Broadway Bradford reaches new heights

p style=”text-align: left;”>The Broadway Bradford has now reached its highest point. A number of leading figures in Bradford, including the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, joined forces with representatives from Westfield and Meyer Bergman in a ceremony known as ‘topping out’, a major milestone in construction where the building reaches its highest point (Thursday 13 November). To mark the occasion,

Written on 24th November 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Bradford Council, News

Planning Matters – Where to go for info

Want to know what’s happening on the planning front in Bradford? Want to get informed when consultations are taking place that may affect your business? Got planning issues now and unsure about what to do? Bradford Council have an extensive section of their website devoted to these and related matters.  See here. Planning can be a complex and tricky topic

Written on 29th October 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Bradford Council, Environment, News

Sponsorship opportunities at City Park’s Film Fun Wednesdays

The first ‘Free Film Fun Wednesday’ in City Park  was a great success with more than 1000 people watching the screening of ‘The Gruffalo’ followed by ‘Monsters University’. Next week’s showing is ‘Turbo’ with a live appearance of super charged snails in City Park. Throughout the month of August, but in particular on Wednesdays, organisers will also be screening a

Written on 31st July 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Bradford Council, News

Proposed road closure – Stott Hill, Cathedral Quarter: Any views?

Comments are still welcome on proposals to close Stott Hill (next to Bradford Cathedral) to through traffic – but as soon as possible please. Bradford Council is concerned that traffic volumes will increase beyond a reasonable amount as it plans to make Church Bank  ‘bus/taxi only’ in advance of Westfield opening. While concerns have been previously raised about Stott Hill

Written on 15th July 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Bradford Council, Current Issues, News

Taxi provision in Bradford: adequate or not?

A review of taxi (i.e. hackney carriage and private hire) provision is underway in Bradford. If businesses who use (or have used) local taxis into or out of the Bradford District, have views on this, please let us know (preferably by 30 May). Views are sought on the following aspects of provision: – Supply (e.g. time of day; and across

Written on 15th May 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Bradford Council, Current Issues, News

Tour de France – roads, FAQs and effect on business

The Grand Depart of the Tour de France is now almost upon us. While the necessary road closures will cause concern for some, there are also business opportunities to be had for many.  Information on road closures, expected visitor numbers and local community events can be found online, or you can also sign up to receive a regular newsletter. Please

Written on 1st May 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Bradford Council, News