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Hotels act as city’s ambassadors

Hotel staff in Bradford are to become City of Film ambassadors to encourage guests to explore key film and TV locations across the city. Staff will be offered the opportunity to go and see a film at Picturehouse cinemas at Bradford’s National Media Museum and write a brief review of their experience. Several hotels have signed up to receive training

Written on 12th June 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in Current Issues, News, news story 2

Westfield opening date announced

An opening date has been announced for Bradford’s soon-to-be-complete new shopping centre. Westfield Broadway will open on 5 November.  It is expected to employ around 2,500 people, and it moves Bradford up the national retail rankings 59 places to 26. In tandem with the news, a retail academy – ‘Skillshouse’ – has been launched to help recruit staff for the

Written on 4th June 2015Mike Cartwright. Published in Current Issues, Employment, News, news story 2

Bradford hosts literature festival

Bradford is to have  a 10-day literature festival this month, bringing in speakers from many foreign countries. Organisers say the festival has something for everyone: “With the literature festival spearheading Bradford’s cultural renaissance to complement the on-going economic regeneration, these are exciting times for the city.” They hope the festival will be able to provide a neutral space for talking about difficult

Written on 7th May 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in News, news story 2

Chambers join forces on technology and skills

West and North Yorkshire Chamber and Mid-Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce are hosting an exclusive networking event in partnership with Superfast West Yorkshire. The breakfast event, to be held at Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield on Thursday 16 April, will give businesses the opportunity to meet new business contacts from across the region and take their business forward with the best

Written on 14th April 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Leeds City Region, News, news story 2