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Latest news from across the Authority

  1. Mayor’s Safer Communities Fund back with £270,000 in grants

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    • 10 May 2022

    Voluntary, community groups, charities and partners can seek funding of up to £6000 for innovative projects which address at least one of the cross-cutting themes, and one of the priorities within the Police and Crime Plan 2021-24.

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News from the LEP

  1. Thinking about hiring an apprentice? Here’s 3 reasons why you should

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    • 09 February 2022

    National Apprenticeship Week is coming up (7th - 13th February), offering an opportunity to recognise the important role apprentices play in helping businesses grow and their potential to address skills shortages in the UK. There are currently 2100 apprenticeships available in West Yorkshire alone, with 6300 businesses having hosted an apprentice in the 2020/21 academic year.

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News from Invest in Leeds City Region

  1. Textile Showcase Virtual Event

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    • 19 February 2021

    This virtual event is an opportunity to bring together the world-leading companies in Leeds City Region, with key partners from Hong Kong to discuss opportunities for trade and collaboration.

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  2. A Day in the Life with Joshua Atkins

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    • 16 November 2020

    Joshua Atkins is founder and managing director of Leeds-based Jublo, a translation and digital start up. At only 26, he has created an almost £500,000 turnover company and is looking to grow it further. So, what does a typical day of this busy managing director look like? We recently caught up with Joshua to find out.

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