Category Archives for "Business"

Dewsbury Strategic Development Framework 2018 – Vision or Vapour?

image of front cover of Dewsbury Strategic Development Framework 2018

The Dewsbury Strategic Development Framework 2018 (Snappy title, eh? let’s call it the SDF), was approved by Kirklees Council as their vision for Dewsbury until 2025 in January this year.This is probably the most important plan actually approved in Cabinet for the regeneration of Dewsbury for several decades.Yet apart from a brief flurry of interest […]

Field House – Another Rumour Sunk!

Field House in Dewsbury

Field House is an impressive building confronting every visitor arriving in Dewsbury by rail.Which is why Peter Mason, owner of Mood Developments, snapped it up at auction recently.Second investmentField House is  his second investment in Dewsbury where work is about to start on his first venture to refurbish and bringing back into use the traditional […]

Dewsbury Town Centre Gains More Renovation Projects

photo of start of work at 28-30 Northgate, Dewsbury

  Present at the start of work today – from left to rightFront row – Cllr Eric Firth, Cllr Cathy Scott, Matt Mason (Roebuck & Holmes)Back row – Daryl Le-Vine (Martin Walsh Architectural), John Lambe (Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative Officer), Graham Wilson (Roebuck & Holmes), Will Senior (Roebuck & Holmes). The Dewsbury Townscape Heritage Initiative […]

Business Incubator

photo of chick and hatching eggs in incubator

The following features all exist right now in Dewsbury.  So how do we connect them up to provide an environment in Dewsbury to support small business startups by young people in a business incubator? check Kirklees College with a Dewsbury campus are hosts to the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy check Kirklees Markets already cooperates with Kirklees […]

Launch Date – The Dewsbury Partnership

Launch date

Are you interested in the future of Dewsbury?~ dissatisfied with the current state of the town?  Then you need to be there!The Dewsbury Partnership is intended to bring together: businesses community groupscreative and arts organisationsresidents, workers and visitors – with the aim to improve the quality of life in Dewsbury.   Click here to reserve […]

And The Winner Is….?

logo for Surf n Slurp internet cafe in Dewsbury

The winner is ..Dewsbury town, as Surf n Slurp, the latest venture to open in the town was inaugurated by Mayor Paul Kane who drew the winning tickets for the opening prize draw on Saturday. Created by Paul Coates of DC Flooring and Dale Hooley of Pixelle Print in the Kingsway Arcade off Northgate in Dewsbury, […]

Free Parking In Dewsbury For Christmas

image of Wellington Road car park in Dewsbury

Shoppers arriving in Dewsbury in the run up to Christmas will find that there’s one small present available in advance – their car parking will be free for a change.​All the pay and display car parks as well as the main shopping street will have free car parking available after 2pm on: Wednesday Dec 9 […]


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