Buses for better business

29 February 2024

Buses have always been an enabler for West Yorkshire’s business community. They are a means of connecting our towns and cities, bringing footfall to our shops and centres of commerce, getting employees to and from work and helping to promote social mobility. In short, buses are a real economic driver for the region, playing a…

The business of music

9 February 2024

The massive contribution that the music industry makes to the economy was the theme of this year’s Leeds Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner. Held at the city’s iconic Headingley Stadium, the event attracted more than 200 of the region’s leading entrepreneurs, business and political leaders and decision-makers. The theme of the Business of Music was…

Strategic partnership with publisher LOCALiQ

7 December 2023

West & North Yorkshire Chamber has entered into a strategic partnership with publisher LOCALiQ. The partnership will see to promote the services of the Chamber across the region and to enable its members to market their business through the goods and services both have to offer. This is a perfect business-to-business partnership as both organisations…

Yorkshire colleges are set to receive more than £7 million in funding

10 November 2023

Colleges in Yorkshire have been successful in securing more than £7 million from the Department for Education to digitise teaching and learning in key sectors. The funding is part of the Local Skills Improvement Fund (LSIF) and will launch a West Yorkshire digital innovation project led by colleges. The project will support colleges and partners…

Cautious optimism at the Chamber Annual General Meeting

22 September 2023

Cautious optimism was the theme of the Annual General Meeting of West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce. Held at The Great Victoria Hotel in the heart of Bradford city centre, the event was attended by a plethora of different businesses and organisations from throughout the region to reflect upon the challenges and successes of…

New Chamber leaders are ready to step up

26 July 2023

Three key business people in the region are taking on new and senior positions within the business community. West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has three new ‘president-elects’ for Bradford, Leeds and York & North Yorkshire.  The business representatives will lead and campaign for their respective areas on behalf of the local Chamber membership.…

Leeds Chamber President & Vice President

Chris Black

Sound Leisure

Aqila Choudhry MBE MBA

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Invite to Leeds PIPES tour | UKREiiF panel session

Tour Leeds PIPES, Leeds City Council’s own heat network which has been connecting buildings across the city centre to reliable, affordable, low carbon heat and hot water since 2018 and continues to expand. On 21st May, head over to AiDash Pavillion of UKREiiF, Dockside Zone from 1.15pm to 2pm, where Nick Gosling will be discussing our experience…

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York businesses offered the chance to boost their digital & AI skills

Google Digital Garage is coming back to York with a new series of free digital skills workshops for local businesses. In collaboration with City of York Council, they’re offering three training sessions throughout June and July 2024. These sessions are open to York-based SMEs, eager to learn about artificial intelligence (AI), enhance their digital marketing…

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The first ever YSJ Community Festival to offer a free day of fun-filled activities for all ages

Tickets now available for free event to kickstart summer in York  York St John University is delighted to announce the inaugural YSJ Community Festival taking place 10am to 4pm, Saturday 8 June at our Sports Park on Haxby Road in York. This free event is open to all and packed full of activities for all…

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Bradford Bulls semi-final showdown – free activities & more

On Sunday 12th May Bradford Bulls play Wakefield Trinity in the Semi-final of the 1895 Cup. The winners go to WEMBLEY !! We have FREE – fairground rides, stalls, face painting, inflatables, live music and 2 pints for £5. Kids only £2 if purchased in advance. Come along and support the Bradford Bulls in their…

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Castle HR & Training Solutions – 10% discount on any half-day Excel training session

This May, Castle HR & Training Solutions is excited to offer an exclusive promotion to our fellow chamber members! Enjoy a 10% discount on any half-day Excel training session, originally priced at £300 plus £50 per delegate (maximum of 8 participants per session). Whether you prefer to join us at our dedicated training hub in…

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Get your discounted early bird ticket to the Bradford Bulls Gala Dinner

Bradford Bulls are thrilled to announce the celebration of its 90th Stadium and Heritage Anniversary with a prestigious Gala Dinner set to take place on 12th of July, at Southbank, Bartercard Odsal Stadium. With doors open from 7pm, the Gala Dinner will be a momentous occasion, commemorating nearly a century of sporting excellence and community…

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Great Victoria Tribute & Party Nights

Looking for a fantastic night out with great food & electrifying entertainment? Come and join us for one of our amazing Tribute and fun nights! We have a wide selection of exciting tribute nights and party nights upcoming. Most tickets include a three-course meal, live entertainment and a late-night disco. 4th May: “…Ready for it?…

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20% off Mental Health First Aid Training with Mind in Bradford

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. That’s why Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England recommends having one Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider) for every 10 employees. Mind in Bradford are working in partnership with Flourish in Mind to deliver MHFA training in central Bradford. Once qualified, your MHFAiders will be able to: Recognise…

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Join York Cares to learn how chocolate is made

Social Club at The York Chocolate Festival with volunteers from Nestle. We will hear about the process of Bean to Bar, then Head Confectioner at Nestle will lead a sensory tasting session with items made at York. This Social Club has limited space so booking is essential to not miss out. We are also pleased…

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