Press Releases

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Yorkshire Forward Annual General Meeting 2011

The Yorkshire Forward Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 3 November. The AGM is an opportunity for the Chair and Chief Executive to formally publish the Annual Report & Accounts 2010/11 and take questions from attendees on Yorkshire Forward’s activity during that year. The meeting will be held at 1.15pm at Yorkshire Forward’s offices on Victoria Place, Leeds, LS11 5AE. Members of the public and press wishing to attend need to notify Board Secretary, Nicola Wright on 0113 394 9904 or by email to


Yorkshire Forward Learning Legacy

The Learning Legacy is a series of reports that captures knowledge, achievements and lessons learned from twelve years of regional economic development in Yorkshire and Humber.  It seeks to pass knowledge on to other bodies who may be able to apply it now or in the future. 


Yorkshire Forward Board members are asked to stay until closure

Mark Prisk, Minister for Business, yesterday announced continued terms of appointment to the Board of Yorkshire Forward.  

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Yorkshire Forward enters Politically Restricted Period

Yorkshire Forward goes into political restriction on the 14th of April, until the 6th May. This is for Local Elections.  As a result, whilst our work continues in the region, we are unable to host any events, make any media announcements or provide any media comments.

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Plan for the disposal or transfer of Yorkshire Forward’s assets and liabilities

The plan outlines those recommendations which Yorkshire Forward submitted to Government on January 31, detailing how we believe our assets and liabilities should be disposed of, to continue economic growth in Yorkshire and Humber.

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